Jules and Jim
North by Northwest
With commentary from Martin Scorsese, Olivier Assayas, David Fincher, Wes Anderson, and others, Hitchcock/Truffaut provides an engaging look at one of the most beloved film books—and two of the most beloved directors—of all time.Buy Tickets
Introduced by Laura Truffaut
Jean-Pierre Léaud, Jacqueline Bisset, and François Truffaut himself join an ensemble cast for a behind-the-scenes romantic comedy in which the love interest is cinema itself. “Truffaut’s droll and generous celebration of filmmaking remains an enchanting experience” (NY Times).
An elderly lady mysteriously vanishes on a transcontinental train, to the concern of one young woman—and hardly anyone else. “Directed with such skill and velocity that it has come to represent the quintessence of screen suspense” (Pauline Kael).Buy Tickets
Detective Jimmy Stewart combs the Bay Area looking for the secret behind Kim Novak’s beauty in Hitchcock’s sinister ode to voyeurism, death, and amorous fixation. Voted best film of all time in a 2012 Sight and Sound poll.Buy Tickets
Introduced by Marilyn Fabe (August 4 screening only)
Dour photojournalist Jimmy Stewart sits with a broken leg by his window observing his neighbors' lives, in Hitchcock’s brilliant meditation on cinema and voyeurism.
A fifteen-year-old Jean-Pierre Léaud makes his debut as François Truffaut’s alter ego Antoine Doinel in this quintessential coming-of-age film, a lyrical but unsentimental portrait of adolescence and of Paris.
Recommended for ages 10 & up
Hitchcock dubbed this exhilarating thriller “my final word on the chase film.” Cary Grant plays the fast talking adman who is mistaken for an assassin by the police and for a double agent by an international spy ring.
Live Music / Judith Rosenberg on piano
Hitchcock’s first foray into the thriller genre, starring Ivor Novello as the eponymous lodger who just may be a serial killer. The director himself called it “the first true Hitchcock movie.”