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Fassbinder's final completed film, an adaptation of Jean Genet’s novel Querelle de Brest, packs his sexual energy and ambivalence into a powder keg, with Brad Davis as a classic Genet character.


The Rescuers

Among the most charming and vividly realized animated features of Disney’s post–Golden Age, this hit adaptation of a series of books by Margery Sharp follows the adventures of the Rescue Aid Society, a group of mice helping international victims in peril.

Fool for Love

This absorbing, intensely physical drama set at a rundown motel in the Mojave Desert is based on the play by Sam Shepard, also stars as a rodeo stunt rider trying to convince his ex-girlfriend (Kim Basinger) that they should rekindle their flame.


Back to the Future

Powered by Oscar-winning special effects, a catchy pop song by Huey Lewis & the News, and a mind-bending riff on the Oedipal complex, this Reagan-era blockbuster has stood the test of time.

Bad Day at Black Rock

John Sturges’s lean-and-mean CinemaScope color noir featuring a beguiling Spencer Tracy as a no-nonsense man investigating a suspected killing in a tiny California desert town plays 6/10 on 35mm.


Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Spielberg's operatic tale of a group of humans (including Dreyfuss’s suburban everydad) preparing to make contact with mysterious outer-space visitors is an emotionally stirring, visually jaw-dropping journey.

Inferno (3-D)

On 6/11, Kent Jones introduces one of the best films produced during Hollywood’s brief embrace of Technicolor 3-D, Roy Ward Baker’s sunbaked potboiler.


Nitrate Kisses

Experimental filmmaker Barbara Hammer spent her career charting unknown pathways by inventing a language of cinematic lesbianism, not least of all with this exceptional 1992 work of nonfiction.

Asteroid City

Wes Anderson's new film in a special free sneak preview.

Dead Ringers

On Tuesday 6/13, see the first two episodes of this acclaimed modern take on David Cronenberg’s 1988 thriller, featuring Rachel Weisz playing the double-lead roles of Elliot and Beverly Mantle, followed by a pre-recorded conversation with Weisz, creator/writer Alice Birch, and director Sean Durkin.