Weekend Matinees at 11:30am
Sun 5 Jul
directed by Mia Hansen-Løve in French starring Félix de Givry, Pauline Etienne, Gretta Gerwig (2014)
The life of a French DJ who’s credited with inventing “French house” or the “French touch,” a type of French electronic music that became popular in the 1990s.
“Days later and I can't get this movie out of my head. Takes on a profundity that other movies could only dream of.” —Vanity Fair
Sat 25 Jul
Sun 26 Jul
Chimes at Midnight
directed by Orson Welles in English starring Orson Welles, Jeanne Moreau, Margaret Rutherford (1965)
Combining parts of five Shakespeare plays, Welles centers on the recurring character of Sir John Falstaff, friend and father figure to the heir to the British throne. Welles was born to play Falstaff, a man whose mouth and mind are as oversized as his belly. Roundly considering Orson Welles’ greatest achievement, it’s said there’s not a word in the film not written by Shakespeare. Quite a feat, considering the film feels so completely Orson Welles!
Sat 1 Aug
Sun 2 Aug
Black Magic [35mm]
directed by Gregory Ratoff & Orson Welles starring Orson Welles (1949)
Welles’ real-life 18th-century con-man/magician/hypnotist Cagliostro helps bring down the French monarchy amid a cast of characters including Louis XV and XVI, Marie Antoinette, Madame du Barry, et al. Welles himself co-directed, uncredited.
35mm print courtesy of The Library of Congress.