You are here

Past Films

  • Lyrical Nitrate

    • Wednesday, February 10 3:10 PM
    Peter Delpeut
    The Netherlands, 1990

    Lecture/screening class (3 hours). Special admission applies.

    Lecture by Susan Oxtoby
    This compilation of rare silent film fragments is a paean to the subtle colors and shimmering luminescence of tinted nitrate. Delpeut’s pleasure in early filmmakers’ mastery is infectious, intimate, and inviting.

    Buy Tickets
  • Gilda

    • Wednesday, February 17 3:10 PM
    Charles Vidor
    US, 1946

    Digital Restoration
    Lecture/screening class (3 hours). Special admission applies. 

    Lecture by Michael Friend
    Rita Hayworth stars as a nightclub performer caught between her casino-owner husband and her ex-lover in this vision of a world permeated by corruption and cynicism, perhaps the most polished of film noirs.

    Buy Tickets
  • NFPF Preservation Highlights

    • Wednesday, February 24 3:10 PM

    Lecture/screening class (3 hours). Special admission applies. 
    Live Music / Judith Rosenberg on piano

    Lecture by Jeff Lambert. Judith Rosenberg on piano
    The executive director of the National Film Preservation Foundation presents films the NFPF has helped preserve, including works by Gregory La Cava, Frank Stauffacher, Sid Laverents, and others.

    Buy Tickets
  • Lost Landscapes of Oakland, California

    • Wednesday, March 2 3:10 PM

    Lecture/screening class (3 hours). Special admission applies. 

    Lecture by Rick Prelinger
    Prelinger presents an East Bay–themed version of his wildly popular Lost Landscapes series, featuring rediscovered and rarely seen film clips by amateurs, newsreel cameramen, and industrial filmmakers.

    Buy Tickets
  • The World of Apu

    • Wednesday, March 9 3:10 PM
    Satyajit Ray
    India, 1958

    4K Digital Restoration
    Lecture/screening class (3 hours). Special admission applies. 

    Lecture by Mike Pogorzelski
    Part three of Satyajit Ray’s beloved Apu Trilogy finds Apu as an adult, and in love. “So fresh and spontaneous that one feels . . . as if it were the world’s first love story” (Pauline Kael). (103 mins)

    Buy Tickets
  • The Missing Picture

    • Wednesday, March 16 3:10 PM
    Rithy Panh
    Cambodia, France, 2013

    Lecture/screening class (3 hours). Special admission applies.

    Lecture by Antonella Bonfanti
    Renowned Cambodian filmmaker Panh’s haunting, powerful, and personal investigation into the Cambodian genocide. With Warren Sonbert’s Hall of Mirrors and Stan Brakhage’s The Dark Tower.

    Buy Tickets