On 9/23 and 9/30, see George Cukor and Katharine Hepburn’s screwball passion project. Made soon after the industry-transforming enforcement of Hollywood’s Production Code, it was considered scandalous in its day.
Director Phil Morrison will appear in person Saturday 9/23 at 3:00 p.m. for a screening of this true American beauty, rich in character, complex in theme—one of the smartest and most moving domestic dramas of the century so far.
Jalali’s Sundance standout, about a newly immigrated twentysomething from Afghanistan in the San Francisco Bay Area, has an exquisitely modulated tone all its own: somewhere between deadpan comedy and offhand sorrow. Screening 9/15–9/24.
In this romantic comedy from director Sanaa Hamri and writer Michael Elliot, physical therapist Leslie Wright (Queen Latifah) helps Scott McKnight (Common) find a second chance at love, compassion, and confidence, on and off the court.
On Saturday 9/23 at 6:00 p.m., Brian De Palma’s silky, seductive, ridiculously entertaining meta-noir will be introduced by Reverse Shot editors Michael Koresky and Jeff Reichert and followed by a reception celebrating the 20th anniversary of Reverse Shot.