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WINGS OF DESIRE

“I always felt throughout the making of WINGS OF DESIRE that the city of Berlin was carrying the film, the city had sort of co-invented the story… “Then, of course, two years later it became a whole different city… I realized I had just caught it in the nick of time, that strange, legendary island of […]

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"PARIS LA is born of shared perspectives. It’s a project, like a love story, that comes from the feeling of being in one place, thinking about another. A place between two cities, between scenes, between people, that exists only in the space of our imagination. In Paris, dreaming of the Pacific. Speaking French in LA. And it’s as true as a clear blue sky above us."—Dorothée Perret, Founder Editor (Paris, November 9, 2008)

PHILIP GLASS — LODGER PREMIERE

The world premiere of Philip Glass’ 12th symphony—an interpretation of David Bowie and Brian Eno’s music for LODGER—will be conducted this week in Los Angeles by John Adams in a program that includes Gabriella Smith’s Tumblebird Contrails and Adams’ Grand Pianola Music. Angelique Kidjo will sing during the LODGER section, and program performers include sopranos Zanaida Robles and Holly Sedillos, […]

ROMA IN 70MM

“ROMA is designed to be meaningful whether experienced at home or on the big screen, but offering cinema lovers the opportunity to see it in theaters is incredibly important to me. “The 70mm print of ROMA shows unique details not available on any other version. Being shot in 65mm, these prints bring live detail and contrast only possible […]

IMAGINACIÓN SOCIAL EN MÉXICO, 1968–2018

This is the final week to see LA DEMANDA INASUMIBLE—IMAGINACIÓN SOCIAL Y AUTOGESTIÓN GRÁFICA EN MÉXICO, 1968–2018, an exhibition in Puebla which looks at how the “graphic self-determination” of the student protests of 1968 have been consistently applied to social movements in Mexico in the years since. The show “examines some of the most significant moments […]

CUARÓN’S CHILDREN OF MEN

Two 35mm screenings of CHILDREN OF MEN (2006)—Alfonso Cuarón’s apocalyptic thriller and one of his most distinctive works—will be presented by its director. CHILDREN OF MEN Sunday, January 6, at 8:30 pm. Tuesday, January 8, at 9:30 pm. Walter Reade Theater 165 West 65th Street, New York City. Top, from left: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Clare-Hope Ashitey, Pam […]