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Shadows

Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 7:00pm

Shadows poster

JOHN CASSAVETES RETROSPECTIVE -- THURSDAY NIGHTS AT THE CINEMATHEQUE
John Cassavetes’s directorial debut revolves around a romance in New York City between Lelia (Lelia Goldoni), a light- skinned black woman, and Tony (Anthony Ray), a white man.  Read more


A Child is Waiting

Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 7:00pm

Burt Lancaster and Judy Garland

JOHN CASSAVETES RETROSPECTIVE -- THURSDAY NIGHTS AT THE CINEMATHEQUE
This uncompromising portrait of domestic turmoil details the emotional breakdown of a suburban housewife and her family’s struggle to save her from herself.  Read more

Keep Quiet

Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Keep Quiet

This exciting and dramatic documentary set in contemporary Hungary focuses on Csanád Szegedi, vice-president of Hungary’s far-right extremist party “Jobbik” that espouses anti-Semitic rhetoric and Holocaust denials.  Then came a revelation that forced Szegedi out of politics: his grandparents were revealed to be Jewish and his beloved grandmother was an Auschwitz survivor who had hidden her Jewish faith after the war. Read more

The Dirty Dozen

Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 7:00pm

The Dirty Dozen poster

JOHN CASSAVETES RETROSPECTIVE -- THURSDAY NIGHTS AT THE CINEMATHEQUE
Major Reisman (Lee Marvin) is ordered to undertake a mission to assassinate top Nazi officers on leave at a French chateau. Read more

Faces

Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 7:00pm

Faces poster/Gina Rowlands

JOHN CASSAVETES RETROSPECTIVE -- THURSDAY NIGHTS AT THE CINEMATHEQUE
John Cassavetes puts a disintegrating marriage under the microscope in the searing 
Faces.  Read more

Rosemary's Baby

Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 7:00pm

Heart with horns and a devil's tail

JOHN CASSAVETES RETROSPECTIVE -- THURSDAY NIGHTS AT THE CINEMATHEQUE
Horrifying and darkly comic, Rosemary’s Baby was Roman Polanski’s Hollywood debut.  Read more

The Killing of a Chinese Bookie

Monday, March 13, 2017 - 7:00pm

The Killing of a Chinese Bookie poster

JOHN CASSAVETES RETROSPECTIVE -- THURSDAY NIGHTS AT THE CINEMATHEQUE
John Cassavetes engages with film noir in his own inimitable style with The Killing of a Chinese Bookie. Read more

Husbands

Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 7:00pm

Husbands poster

JOHN CASSAVETES RETROSPECTIVE -- THURSDAY NIGHTS AT THE CINEMATHEQUE
Husbands remains one of Cassavetes’ best, a uniquely disquieting comedy-drama.  Read more

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