With works from new talents as well as from Canada’s accomplished veteran directors, this series will transport you from the Arctic Circle to western Asia, from downtown Montreal to small town Nova Scotia. See what’s now and what’s next in those cinematic lights in the northern North American skies with four nights of the best new Canadian films - almost all of them Los Angeles premieres.
When Bill Paxton died on February 25 from complications following heart surgery, Hollywood lost not only one of its most respected actors, but one of its most well liked. We pay tribute to the late performer with some of his most memorable films, including ALIENS, TWISTER, A SIMPLE PLAN and APOLLO 13.
With his 1975 directorial debut, Walter Hill announced himself as a stylist interested in defining character through action, and in action as presented via a clean, expressive visual design. Join us for a weekend of some of his most distinctive films including his latest, THE ASSIGNMENT.
Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY has been dazzling viewers for nearly half a century. The visionary sci-fi epic begs to be experienced on a big screen, and there’s no better time than now, with a new 70mm print of the film struck by Warner Bros. expressly for the American Cinematheque.
As a new generation of filmmakers picks up up the torch of 70mm, join us for a weekend of contemporary widescreen epics by Paul Thomas Anderson (THE MASTER, INHERENT VICE), Quentin Tarantino (THE HATEFUL EIGHT) and Christopher Nolan (INTERSTELLAR).
The 1944 thriller GASLIGHT inspired the term “gaslighting” to describe cruel, deceptive mind games played by one spouse upon the other. Director Anna Biller, a longtime connoisseur of cinematic tales of torment, curated a weekend of these films, including her new THE LOVE WITCH and such classics as ROSEMARY’S BABY and Alfred Hitchcock's DIAL M FOR MURDER.