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Wednesday, December 16, 2015, 8 p.m.

White Castle

Dryden Theatre

Here and Elsewhere. In the second installment of Johan van der Keuken’s North-South trilogy, the rhythmic interplay of documentary sequences produces a sordid image of the First World . . .

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Thursday, December 17, 2015, 8 p.m.

The First Legion

Dryden Theatre

UCLA Festival of Preservation. “All is not well in the hushed spaces of Jesuit Saint Gregory’s Seminary. Dominated by conservative older men, the institution is sometimes suffocating to younger initiates such as Father John Fulton (Wesley Addy) . . .

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Friday, December 18, 2015, 8 p.m.

White Zombie + The Crime of Dr. Crespi

Dryden Theatre

UCLA Festival of Preservation. “The most famous horror movie from Poverty Row is nothing but a fairy tale in mufti, pegged to a jazz age voodoo vogue popularized by William Seabrook’s occult writings. Quickly produced on the cheap to exploit the post-Dracula horror film cycle, White Zombie was sneered at...

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Saturday, December 19, 2015, 8 p.m.

The Bishop's Wife

Dryden Theatre

Member Movie Night/Season's Greetings. Come Christmastime, Bishop Brougham (David Niven) finds his life in tatters: he can’t come up with the funds for a new cathedral, and his wife (Loretta Young) seems to be losing faith in their marriage . . .

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Tuesday, December 22, 2015, 8 p.m.

The Unholy Three

Dryden Theatre

Silent Tuesdays. How cheery would the holidays be without watching cunning ventriloquist Lon Chaney, strongman Victor McLaglen, and vindictive dwarf Harry Earles plot a dastardly crime to take place on Christmas Eve? 

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Wednesday, December 23, 2015, 8 p.m.

The Impossible - Pieces of Fury

Dryden Theatre

Here and Elsewhere. North American Premiere! Told in five chapters, with titles borrowed from the likes of Fyodor Dostoevsky, Arthur Rimbaud, and Walter Benjamin, Sylvain George’s The Impossible is a tour de force of political filmmaking. The film begins in the port town of Calais, where scores of African and Middle Eastern refugees make...

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Saturday, December 26, 2015, 8 p.m.
Sunday, December 27, 2015, 2 p.m.

Bugs Bunny at 75

Dryden Theatre

Dryden Kids. This year marks the 75th anniversary of Bugs Bunny, who first sauntered onto the screen in Tex Avery’s 1940 A Wild Hare and, in that unforgettable New York accent, asked, “What’s up, doc?” Quickly becoming an icon of sophisticated slapstick animation, Bugs Bunny repeatedly demonstrated brain over brawn...

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Wednesday, December 30, 2015, 8 p.m.

The Uprising

Dryden Theatre

Here and Elsewhere. Peter Snowdon’s first feature-length film, The Uprising, weaves together mobile-phone footage shot by anonymous participants in the Arab Spring. Through careful editing, Snowdon sutures disparate places, events, and issues to create an image of unity while remaining faithful to the particularities...

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Thursday, December 31, 2015, 6 p.m.

New Year’s Eve Dinner & A Movie

Café & Store

Dinner sold out! Enjoy a special holiday dinner before the screening of The Band Wagon (Vincente Minnelli, 1953). Seatings between 6 and 7 p.m. Tickets include dinner, beverage, dessert, and film. 

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Thursday, December 31, 2015, 8 p.m.

The Band Wagon

Dryden Theatre

Happy New Year!  Join us as we ring in the New Year with one of the greatest musicals of all time. Fred Astaire and Cyd Charisse costar as a faded Hollywood actor and a prima ballerina brought together during the making of a Broadway show . . .

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Friday, January 1, 2016, 2 p.m.

The 7th Voyage of Sinbad

Dryden Theatre

Museum Treasures/Dryden Kids. Set sail with the legendary Sinbad for this daring adventure to the mysterious Island of Colossa. Kids 17 and under are admitted FREE! 

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Saturday, January 2, 2016, 8 p.m.

Magical Mystery Tour

Dryden Theatre

Special audiovisual lecture and introduction by Andy Babiuk. Conceived and directed by the Beatles themselves, this psychedelic trip juxtaposes scenes of the band’s strange countryside journey by bus with innovative music “videos” of their latest hits. This film’s drug-fueled revelry was produced at the height of Beatlemania...

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Sunday, January 3, 2016, 2 p.m.

Moonfleet

Dryden Theatre

Dryden Kids. A young orphan finds himself under the grudging guardianship of a handsome renegade (Stewart Granger), a ruthless but essentially gallant man who treats the boy to a thrilling life among smugglers, cutthroats, and thieves. With strong hints of Treasure Island ...

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Tuesday, January 5, 2016, 8 p.m.

The Man and the Moment

Dryden Theatre

New Restoration/US Premiere! Restored in 2K by Warner Bros. at L’Immagine Ritrovata laboratory from a 35mm dupe negative nitrate. This feature was thought to be a lost film, it was re-discovered at Cineteca Italiana di Milano . . .

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Wednesday, January 6, 2016, 8 p.m.

A Hero Never Dies

Dryden Theatre

Symmetry of Violence: Seven Films by Johnnie To. By the time he directed A Hero Never Dies, Johnnie To had been making films for full twenty years, and his vast oeuvre consisted of practically everything ...

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Thursday, January 7, 2016, 8 p.m.

We Come as Friends

Dryden Theatre

Rochester Premiere. Academy Award–nominated director Hubert Sauper’s We Come as Friends is a modern odyssey, a dizzying, science fiction–like journey into the heart of Africa. At the moment ...

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Friday, January 8, 2016, 8 p.m.

Hitchcock/Truffaut

Dryden Theatre

Rochester Premiere. In 1962, François Truffaut persuaded Alfred Hitchcock to sit with him for a week-long interview in which the great British auteur would share with his young admirer the secrets of his cinema . . .

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Saturday, January 9, 2016, 8 p.m.

The Man Who Knew Too Much

Dryden Theatre

Nitrate Picture Show Festival Favorite. The assassination of a British agent, a kidnapping, and international conspiracy are just some of the highlights in this tense story created by the Master of Suspense ...

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Sunday, January 10, 2016, 2 p.m.

The Man Who Loved Women

Dryden Theatre

Truffaut. A compulsive middle-aged womanizer Bertrand Morane is dead and only women attend his funeral. A series of flashbacks reveal them as women that he pursued in the course of his short life ...

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