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March 7, 2023
Crooklyn (Spike Lee, 1994, 115 mins) Alfre Woodard and Delroy Lindo lead the cast in a semi-autobiographical family tale written by siblings Spike, Joie, and Cinqué Lee. Set 50 years ago in Bed-Stuy, this "warmly nostalgic coming-of-age drama" is "at once street smart and sweetly sentimental" (Joe...
February 27, 2023
(Yale-preserved shorts on 16mm and 35mm) Josh Morton and Kathy Pakay in person! Three Yale-preserved films by Yale filmmakers have their campus preservation premieres: Mayday (May First Media, 1970, 22 mins) and Puppet Show (Josh Morton, 1970, 9 mins) examine events surrounding New Haven's Black...
February 11, 2023
Decision to Leave (Park Chan-wook, 2022, 139 mins) See one of 2022’s best films in glorious 35mm. Park Chan-wook won Best Director at Cannes for this romantic thriller described by the New York Times as “an exuberant, destabilizing take on a classic film noir setup.” This audaciously-structured...
February 10, 2023
Barry Lyndon (Stanley Kubrick, 1975, 185 mins) In picaresque detail, Barry Lyndon chronicles the adventures of an incorrigible trickster (Ryan O’Neal) whose opportunism takes him from an Irish farm to the battlefields of the Seven Years’ War and the parlors of high society. For the most sumptuously...
February 9, 2023
Gods and Monsters (Bill Condon, 1998, 105 mins) Ian McKellen, Brendan Fraser, and Lynn Redgrave star in “an engrossing, unusual, imaginatively executed bit of psychological gamesmanship” (Dennis Harvey) that muses on the last days of Frankenstein director James Whale and his burgeoning bond with...
February 1, 2023
Palm Springs (Max Barbakow, 2020, 90 mins) New print! Max Barbakow in person! Barbakow's directorial debut about wedding guests trapped in a time loop has been called "a near perfect, sneakily provocative romcom" (Peter Travers) and "a delightfully romantic flight-of-fancy with enough salt to avoid...
January 26, 2023
(Yale-preserved shorts on 16mm) Nick Doob and David Sewall in person! Yale alumnus, singer, and violinist David Sewall is the subject of the newly-preserved London Songs (1973, 27 mins), which trails him as he performs throughout the streets, pubs, and markets of the city. It's followed by Street...

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