On September 25, we'll be presenting a series of free screenings of restored classics in celebration of two anniversaries - 25 years for The Film Foundation and 100 years for Fox. Special thanks to Margaret Bodde and Jennifer Ahn at TFF and Jim Gianopis and Schawn Belston and the team at Fox. Plus, catch sneak previews of select Convergence installations prior to its start on September 26.
Please note: Due to Pope Francis's visit to New York, 65th Street will be closed to vehicular traffic on Friday, September 25 until approximately 7:00pm.
Introduction by J. Hoberman on August 24In Martin Scorsese’s iconic cringe comedy, Robert De Niro stars as Rupert Pupkin, a cheerful but deranged comic who aspires to get his big break on the late-night talk show hosted by Jerry Langford (Jerry Lewis).
Cinematography by Leon ShamroyLeon Shamroy’s Oscar-winning work on Leave Her to Heaven marks a historically inspired attempt at a kind-of squaring of the circle: shooting a gripping noir—with Gene Tierney as a murderously selfish femme fatale—in vibrantly beautiful Technicolor.