FILM & VIDEO Wednesday 11/24 FEATURING…HORIZONS WEST Hardened trail drivers, wandering vigilantes & …

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FEATURING…HORIZONS WEST


Hardened trail drivers, wandering vigilantes & enamored saloon owners converge this month to kick up a rowdy cloud of dust for screening of Johnny Guitar at Donnell Library Ctr. Auditorium, NY Public Library, 20 W. 53rd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 621-0609; 2:30, free.


 


FILM IN VOID


Film screenings in the cyberlounge; this week: Milos Forman’s One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest; Void, 16 Mercer St. (Howard St.), 941-6492; 8:30, free.

FORTNIGHTLY VIDEOS


Michael J. Fox stars in Doc Holiday at Vegetarian Center of NYC, 150 5th Ave. (20th St.), 414-9100; 6:30, $5 contrib.


 


Thursday 11/25


BAMCINÉMATEK


Today, 1997s La Vie de Jésus; BAM Rose Cinema, 30 Lafayette Ave. (Ashland Pl.), Brooklyn, 718-636-4157; 5:30 & 8:30, $8.50, $5 [repeats Fri. & Sat.].


 


COLD WAR TELEVISION


Series incl. excerpts from When Television Was Young, You Are There: The Crisis of Galileo, & The Defenders: "Blacklist" starring E.G. Marshall; 25 W. 52nd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 621-6600; 4 [repeats Fri. at 6, Sat. & Sun. at 4].


 


Friday 11/26


CLASSIC COMEDY FILMS


Charlie Chaplin & Buster Keaton eight week film series, all films in 35 mm b&w. Tonight, 1926s The General (7) & 1931s City Lights (8:30); Symphony Space, 2537 B’way (95th St.), 864-5400; $8, $7 child./s.c. [through 12/3].


 


MASTERS OF SLAPSTICK WITH THE ALLOY ORCHESTRA


Screening of shorts by Chaplin, Keaton & Laurel & Hardy: Easy Street, One Week & Big Business, set to music by the Alloy Orchestra; Walter Reade Theater at Lincoln Center, 165 W. 65th St. (B’way), 875-5600; 6:30 & 8:30, $15, $8 child. under 13.


 


PERSONAL CINEMA SERIES


New indie & avant-guarde film & video projections by local artists, usually followed by Q&A with filmmaker. Tonight, open screening of 8 mm, 16 mm & video projection; Millennium, 66 E. 4th St. (betw. Bowery & 2nd Ave.), 673-0090; 8, $5 or free with film or video contrib.


 


RAPID EYE MOVEMENT: R.E.M. ON TV


Last screenings of R.E.M.’s This Way Up feat. video clips, live performances & doc. footage (Fri. at 7) & Uptake documentary incl. footage taken from their most recent album, Up (Fri. at 7); Museum of Television & Radio, 25 W. 52nd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 621-6800; free w/adm. [repeats Sat. & Sun. at 4].


 


Saturday 11/27


CLASSIC COMEDY FILMS


Charlie Chaplin & Buster Keaton eight week film series, all films in 35 mm b&w. Today, five Keaton shorts incl. "One Week" & "The High Sign" (2); Four shorts by Chaplin incl. "The Tramp" & "A Woman" (4); Tonight, Limelight (7) followed by The Cameraman (9:45); Symphony Space, 2537 B’way (95th St.), 864-5400; $8, $7 child./s.c. [through 12/3].


 


FILMS AT MAKOR


Tonight’s screening is 1984s Stop Making Sense directed by Jonathan Demme; Makor, 35 W. 67th St. (betw. Central Park W. & Columbus Ave.), 601-1021; 10, $12.


 


MASTERS OF SLAPSTICK WITH THE ALLOY ORCHESTRA


Screening of shorts by Chaplin, Keaton & Laurel & Hardy: Easy Street, One Week & Big Business, set to music by the Alloy Orchestra; Walter Reade Theater at Lincoln Center, 165 W. 65th St. (B’way), 875-5600; 6:30 & 8:30, $15, $8 child. under 13.


 


RAPID EYE MOVEMENT: R.E.M. ON TV


Last screenings of R.E.M.’s This Way Up feat. video clips, live performances & doc. footage & Uptake documentary incl. footage taken from their most recent album, Up; Museum of Television & Radio, 25 W. 52nd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 621-6800; 4, free w/adm.


RESTLESS & REBELLIOUS


Teen movies then & now. Today, Rebel Without a Cause starring James Dean & Natalie Wood (2); Doug Liman’s Go (4:30); American Museum of the Moving Image, 35th Ave. (36th St.), Astoria, Queens, 718-784-0077; $8.50, $5.50 st./s.c. [through 12/5].


 


Sunday 11/28


CLASSIC COMEDY FILMS


Charlie Chaplin & Buster Keaton eight week film series, all films in 35 mm b&w. Today, four Chaplin shorts incl. "The Pawnshop" & "The Floorwalker" (2); Five shorts by Keaton incl. "Cops" & "My Wife’s Relations" (4); Tonight, Sherlock Jr. (7) & Monsieur Verdoux (8); Symphony Space, 2537 B’way (95th St.), 864-5400; $8, $7 child./s.c. [through 12/3].

THE COOL WORLD: AMERICAN FILM & VIDEO 1950-2000


Film series in conjunction with exhibit, today, electronic film & the birth of video art feat. shorts by Jud Yalkut, Doris Chase, Tom DeWitt & Eric Siegel; Whitney Museum of American Art, 954 Madison Ave. (75th St.), 570-3676; 11:30, 1, 2:30 & 4:30, free w/ adm.


 


RAPID EYE MOVEMENT: R.E.M. ON TV


Last screening of R.E.M.’s This Way Up feat. video clips, live performances & doc. footage & Uptake documentary incl. footage taken from their most recent album, Up; Museum of Television & Radio, 25 W. 52nd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 621-6800; 4, free w/adm.


 


RESTLESS & REBELLIOUS


Teen movies then & now. Today, 1982s Fast Times at Ridgemont High starring Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Lee & Phoebe Cates (2); Colette Burson’s Coming Soon starring Spalding Gray, followed by a discussion with director (4); American Museum of the Moving Image, 35th Ave. (36th St.), Astoria, Queens, 718-784-0077; $8.50, $5.50 st./s.c. [through 12/5].


 


Sunday night Free movie series


Betty Davis stars in All About Eve at A Different Light Bookstore, 151 West 19th St., (7th Ave.), 989-4850; 7, free.


 


Monday 11/29


CLASSIC COMEDY FILMS


Charlie Chaplin & Buster Keaton eight week film series, all films in 35 mm b&w. Tonight, The Kid & Sunnyside (7) followed by Steamboat Bill Jr. (8:45); Symphony Space, 2537 B’way (95th St.), 864-5400; $8, $7 child./s.c. [through 12/3].


 


THREE CONTINENTS: THE FILMS OF MERCHANT IVORY


Three days of screenings followed by lecture with filmmaker, director James Ivory & writer Ruth Prawer Jhabvala on Dec. 2. Today, Heat & Dust screens at Held Auditorium at Barnard Hall, 117th St., 3rd Fl. (B’way), 854-7907; 7, free [through 12/2].

YOUNG & INNOCENT


Screening of Alfred Hitchcock’s 1937 film at Donnell Library Ctr. Auditorium, NY Public Library, 20 W. 53rd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 621-0609; 3:30, free.


 


Tuesday 11/30


CLASSIC COMEDY FILMS


Charlie Chaplin & Buster Keaton eight week film series, all films in 35 mm b&w. Tonight, 1925s Seven Chances with piano accompaniment by Stuart Oderman (7) & The Great Dictator (8:30); Symphony Space, 2537 B’way (95th St.), 864-5400; $8, $7 child./s.c. [through 12/3].


 


CREST OF THE NEW WAVE: JAPANESE FILMS OF THE 1960S


New York premiere of Shinsuke Ogawa’s 1971 portrait of farmers’ confrontation with police, Sanrizuka: Daini Toride No Hitobito (Narita: The Peasants of the Second Fortress); Japan Society, 333 E. 47th St. (betw. 1st & 2nd Aves.), 752-3015; 6:30, $8, $5 st.


 


SIT ON A POTATO PAN


James Otis shows 16 mm shorts, Brian Frye & Bradley Eros curate; Collective Unconscious, 145 Ludlow St. (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 254-5277; 9, $5.


 


THREE CONTINENTS: THE FILMS OF MERCHANT IVORY


Three days of screenings followed by lecture with filmmaker, director James Ivory & writer Ruth Prawer Jhabvala on Dec. 2. Today, Slaves of New York screens at Held Auditorium at Barnard Hall, 117th St., 3rd Fl. (B’way), 854-7907; 7, free [through 12/2].

 


 


 

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