Spring 69 Series Poster

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Designed by Peter Lucas.

The Spring 69 lineup has been announced:

The Wild Bunch
Mar 13 – Mar 19
(Sam Peckinpah, USA, 1969, 35mm, 145 min)
Master director Sam Peckinpah’s classic tale of aging desperados determined to forge one last stand is a feat of technical and artistic genius.

Paint Your Wagon
Mar 13 – Mar 19
(Joshua Logan, USA, 1969, 35mm, 166 min)
This big-budget Western musical starring Lee Marvin, Clint Eastwood and Jean Seberg in a ménage-à-trois was the last blast from director Joshua Logan (South Pacific).

Rain People
Mar 18 – Mar 19
(Francis Ford Coppola, USA, 1969, Beta-SP, 102 min)
Starring Shirley Knight, James Caan and Robert Duvall, Coppola’s Rain People tells the story of a pregnant Long Island housewife who journeys across America.

Putney Swope
Mar 25 – Mar 26
(Robert Downey, USA, 1969, Beta-SP, 84 min)
Robert Downey’s brazen and bizarre satire on race relations and consumerism became the first major hit from the Underground.

Fellini Satyricon
Apr 03 – Apr 07
(Federico Fellini, Italy, 1969, 35mm, 128 min)
Fellini’s tumultuous work of art looks at ancient Rome as it has never been seen before.

The Damned
Apr 03 – Apr 07
(Luchino Visconti, Italy, 1969, 35mm, 156 min)
The Damned is a devastating account of the rise of fascism in 1930s Germany.

First Charge Of The Machete
Apr 08 – Apr 09
(Manuel Octavio Gómez, Cuba, 1969, Beta-SP, 84 min)
Cuban director Gómez combines elements of documentary form with extreme stylization in this experimental retelling of a battle between Cuban rebels and the Spanish army in 1868.

Take The Money And Run
May 01 – May 07
(Woody Allen, USA, 1969, 35mm, 85min)
Woody Allen’s first film as director-writer-actor is a hilarious mock documentary (one of the earliest examples of the genre) that follows the life and failed career of an utterly inept criminal named Virgil Starkweather.

Can Hieronymus Merkin Ever Forget Mercy Humppe And Find True Happiness?
May 01 – May 07
(Anthony Newley, USA, 1969, 35mm, 107 min)
An entertaining disaster, this X-rated musical comedy is the autobiographical magnum opus of its writer-director-composer-star Anthony Newley. Hieronymus has recently turned 40 and watches a film of his own life unspool before his eyes.

The Virgin’s Bed (Le Lit de la Vierge)
New 35mm Print
May 06 – May 07
(Philippe Garrel, France, 1969, 35mm, 114 min)
Made without a script and under the influence of LSD, director Philippe Garrel’s parable about Jesus is set in modern times and conveyed in an episodic and nonlinear narrative.

Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice
Jun 19 – Jun 25
(Paul Mazursky, USA, 1969, 35mm, 104 min)
What happens when the sexual revolution hits affluent bourgeois life? Paul Mazursky’s comedy of manners has its protagonists torn between the new hedonism of the late 60s and the domestic status quo.

My Night At Maud’s
Jun 19 – Jun 25
(Eric Rohmer, France, 1969, 35mm, 105 min)
In this brilliant centerpiece of Eric Rohmer’s “Moral Tales” series, Jean-Louis Trintignant plays one of the great conflicted figures of 1960s cinema — a pious Catholic engineer in his early thirties who vows to wed the delicate blonde Françoise only to have his rigid ethical standards challenged when he unwittingly spends the night at the apartment of a bold, brunette divorcée, Maud.

Duet for Cannibals
Jun 24 – Jun 25
(Susan Sontag, Sweden, 1969, 35mm, 105 min)
The directorial debut of famed American writer, philosopher, and political activist Susan Sontag is an intriguing tale of two couples involved in academia and politics.

Spring passes and individual tickets will be available online beginning February 20.

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