Retrospectives Coming Soon to the Reverse Shot Cinematheque

By robbiefreeling | REVERSEBLOG: the reverse shot blog April 14, 2009 at 8:12AM

Retrospectives Coming Soon to the Reverse Shot Cinematheque

Programmed by filmenthusiast2000, seanmcavoy, eshman, mjr, robbiefreeling, bugs meaney, and clarencecarter

May 1-15: Theater Full of Part-Time Film Critics: The Reverent Kino-Eye of Hou Hsiao-hsien

May 16-25: Ugly Buildings, Whores, and Shamelessly Posturing Downtown Trash: The Cinema of Jim Jarmusch

May 26-30: Jean-Pierre Melville: Crime Dramas So "Precise" and "Immaculate" You'll Be Wishing for Midnight Run

June 2-17: Ooh Look At That Shiny Thing Over There, Wait There's Another One: The Worlds of Danny Boyle

June 18-July 10: Try to Remember Which Movie Was Which in a Month: An Ozu Chrestomathy

July 12-14: Reefer Madness: A Weekend with Terrence Malick

July 15, special event: There Will Be Blood: Haskell Wexler and David Carradine Discuss Bound for Glory

July 20-29: From Kinky to Stinky: The Career Trajectory of Jonathan Demme

August 4-29: Theater Full of Disgusting People: A Bunch of Old Crime Movies at Film Forum

August 30- September 2: Everybody's Stupid and I Hate Them, Hate Them, Hate Them: The Mature Visions of Todd Solondz

September 3-4: But I Don't Want To :'( -- You'll Watch These Jason Statham Movies and LIKE THEM!

September 5-14: Hop In and I'll Get You Some New Air Jordans and We'll Grab Pizza!: Victor Salva, Filmmaker

September 16-20: Because It Is Bitter and Because It Is My Heart: The Apocalyptic Phantasms of McG

September 21-30: I Don't Know What the Hell I'm Talking About: The First Draft cinema of Woody Allen

October 1-11: Not Nearly as Funny as You Remember: Mel Brooks's Stuff

October 15-31: Oshima and Imamura: Wow, Postwar Japan Sure Looked Like a Degraded Fucked-Up Shithole, eh?

November 1-15: What's this Pile of Rusty, Vinegar-y Canisters in the Archive Basement?: Hans-Jürgen Syberberg Rides Again

November 16-20: But She Was Kinda Cute: The Documentaries of Leni Riefenstahl

November 22-30: The CD-ROMS of Chris Marker

December 1-10: Expensive Naps: The Weerasethakul Oeuvre

December 11-14: Meh: Half a Decade of Mumblecore

December 15-22: Still an Asshole: Godard at 80

December 24-31: Eye-Searingly Unwatchable: A Festival of Student Works by Reverse Shot Contributors

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