A new DCP of Robert Altman's classic revisionist Western MCCABE & MRS. MILLER is followed by director James Chressanthis' documentary about MCCABE lenser Vilmos Zsigmond and fellow cinematographer Laszlo Kovacs. Introduction by NO SUBTITLES NECESSARY director James Chressanthis.
Celebrate National Art House Theater Day with two masterpieces on 35mm by revered French director Jean Renoir. Free to current American Cinematheque Members; tickets available at box office on day of show.
The latest Human Rights Watch screening is this thought-provoking documentary examining the aftermath of California’s Proposition 36 (loosening “three strikes” law) through the eyes of those on the front lines. Panel discussion following with directors Kelly Duane de la Vega and Katie Galloway; senior advocate for HRW’s children’s rights division Elizabeth Calvin; and documentary subjects Bilal Chatman and Monica Grier.
The latest Sustainable Works screening is a new documentary which traces a path from Third World sweat shops to fashion runways driven by globalization and unchecked consumerism, and tells you what you can do to dress sustainably. Panel discussion following with experts in the field, including Taryn Hipwell, CEO of EcoDivas and founder of Beyond the Label.
Writer-director Paul Schrader joins us in person with two dramas about figures in history: his acclaimed biopic of Japanese writer Yukio Mishima, and Martin Scorsese's controversial tale of Christ, which was penned by Schrader.