Introduced by Robert Gitt. Jon Mirsalis on Piano. Lillian Gish in Victor Seastrom's none-too-puritanical adaptation of Hawthorne.
Introduced by Robert Gitt. A mandolin wizard, an eccentric violinist, and a quartet of singing cops: early musical shorts (1927-29) are full of surprises.
Introduced by Robert Gitt. This breezy comedy-mystery starring a young Loretta Young hasn't been seen for over 70 years!
Introduced by Robert Gitt. Sidney Poitier made his feature debut as a young doctor in this explosive, controversial portrayal of 1950s America's repressed racial hostilities. With Richard Widmark, Ossie Davis, and Ruby Dee.
Introduced by Robert Gitt. A tough, fast-paced pre-Code look at the class divide, with John Barrymore as a Jewish lawyer who's worked his way up from tenement to skyscraper.
Introduced by Robert Gitt. Stanley Kubrick's early masterwork stars Kirk Douglas in a brilliantly visualized, unsparing critique of military hypocrisy, set during WWI but resonant now.
Introduced by Robert Gitt. Gary Cooper and Helen Hayes in Frank Borzage's moving adaptation of the Hemingway classic. This print restores censored footage and includes both original and alternate endings.
Illustrated Lecture by Robert Gitt. UCLA's chief film preservationist presents an entertaining, informative, and visually stunning history of color in the movies, illustrated with clips from gloriously preserved 35mm prints.
Introduced by Caroline Yeager. Dziga Vertov's experimental documentary on the miners of the Don Basin brilliantly juxtaposes image and sound. Chaplin called it "one of the most superb symphonies I have known. Dziga Vertov is a musician."