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November 14, 2022
Bad Education (Pedro Almodóvar, 2004, 106 mins) A metafictional murder mystery staring an enigmatic Gael García Bernal, Bad Education “throws you a first-love sucker punch that will stagger your heart, mind, and soul” (Logan Hill). Lisa Kennedy called this dark drama "Almodóvar's most fiendishly...
November 7, 2022
Wanda (Barbara Loden, 1970, 102 mins) New Print! A Rust Belt divorcée drifts into a road trip with a bank robber in a drama written by, directed by, and starring Barbara Loden. Shot in Pennsylvania and Connecticut, this landmark of American independent cinema won Best Foreign Film at the Venice...
October 31, 2022
Grand Illusion (Jean Renoir, 1937, 113 mins) French officers attempt to free themselves from World War I prison camps in what Janet Maslin called "one of the most haunting of all war films" and Jonathan Rosenbaum cited as "one of the key humanist expressions to be found in movies: sad, funny,...
October 24, 2022
Losing Ground (Kathleen Collins, 1982, 86 mins) 35mm preservation premiere with star Seret Scott and film scholar Nzingha Kendall in person! An academic and an artist leave New York for a summer in the country, where their relationship is tested by professional rivalry and romantic jealousy. "...
YDS student’s notebook from 1853
October 18, 2022
This exhibit in the Current Periodical area and Day Missions Room traces the development of the theology faculty at YDS, beginning with Nathaniel W. Taylor's "New Haven Theology" and including D.C. Macintosh, Robert Calhoun, H. Richard Niebuhr, George Lindbeck, Hans Frei, David Kelsey, Margaret...
October 17, 2022
A Streetcar Named Desire (Elia Kazan, 1951, 125 mins) New print! This classic screens in honor of the 75th anniversary of the Tennessee Williams play's 1947 world premiere at New Haven's Shubert Theater. Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter, and Karl Malden reprise their stage roles, with Vivien Leigh joining...
Willie Ruff (photo by Michael Marsland)
October 14, 2022
Jazz musician Willie Ruff, founding director of the Duke Ellington Fellowship Program at Yale, returns to campus on Oct. 14 to celebrate the program’s 50th anniversary. Through the Ellington program, dubbed The Conservatory without Walls, renowned musicians mentored and performed with young people...

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