El único festival de cine del East End enteramente dedicado a la preservación del cine y su cultura regresa con un largo fin de semana de clásicos restaurados, rarezas, emocionantes redescubrimientos, presentaciones especiales, invitados y más.
Director Interviews - Free Admission
Plays 11/17 at 2:00pm and 11/20 at 2:30pm
In a meeting between two cinematic luminaries, one at an early stage of his career and the other nearing the end of his life – Lang would die only two years after filming the interview – Friedkin and Lang discuss art; filmmaking; and Goebbels. While effortlessly highlighting the evolution of cinema, the interview also serves as a reminder of Fritz Lang’s enduring influence.
Director Interviews - Free Admission
Plays 11/17 at 3:15pm
An intimate and revelatory 1970 conversation between two film giants, Dennis Hopper, then riding high on the massive success of Easy Rider, and Orson Welles, ever the iconoclast and an offscreen interviewer of probing authority. Both had emerged from notoriety to change the face of cinema. It seems only natural that they would meet – and so they did, over a long, boisterous dinner.
Intro by Kevin Schaeffer
Plays 11/17 at 6:00pm
A transcendent love story replete with taut excitement and startling imagery, Spellbound is classic Hitchcock, featuring stunning performances, an Academy Award®-winning score by Miklos Rozsa, and a captivating dream sequence by Surrealist icon Salvador Dalí.
Plays 11/17 at 8:30pm
In 1910, a Chicago steelworker (Richard Gere) accidentally kills his supervisor, and he, his girlfriend (Brooke Adams), and his little sister (Linda Manz) flee to the Texas panhandle, where they find work harvesting wheat in the fields of a stoic farmer (Sam Shepard).
Matinés de Niños y Familias
Plays 11/18 at 11:00am and 11/19 at 11:30am
A collection of early Disney shorts mostly centered around the 1930s Silly Symphonies, but also including a brand new 4K restoration of the autumnal favorite, The Skeleton Dance (1929) and Mickey and Minnie Mouse’s first appearance, in Steamboat Willie (1928), directed by Walt Disney and animated by the legendary UB Iwerks.
Intro by Barbara Moss
Plays 11/18 at 1:00pm
A collection of silent shorts from a forgotten era in which women were major players in the film industry in charge of constructing their own narratives. Featuring documentaries, comedies, and action packed films, in which the leading ladies are also behind the camera and occasionally perform their own stunts.
Q&A with Linda LeRoy Janklow
Plays 11/18 at 3:15pm
In a critically acclaimed performance, Edward G. Robinson plays Rico Bandello, a petty crook who ultimately schemes his way to the top of a Chicago mob. His newfound status, however, puts him at odds with his boyhood friend Joe (played by Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.), and the resulting conflict leads to his downfall.
Presentada por Bruce Goldstein
Plays 11/18 at 9:00pm
Film Forum’s Director of Repertory Programming and Founder of Rialto Pictures, Bruce Goldstein returns to Sag Harbor with his worldwide famous live show of William Castle’s The Tingler with Vincent Price. Price stars as Dr. Warren Chapin, a pathologist whose experiments prove the human response to fear is caused by a parasitic creature, a “tingler,” attached to the spine.
Intro by Dave Kehr
Plays 11/19 at 1:00pm
Produced by Samuel Goldwyn and directed by Henry King, the film is a powerful indictment of the rigid class barriers then emerging in the prosperous, postwar America of the 1920s, but the emotional center of the film is Stella (a brilliant portrayal by Belle Bennett, one of 73 actresses tested for the role), who marries “above her station” (to a temporarily embarrassed banker’s son) but is unable to adapt her dress and behavior to the bourgeois standards of her new husband.
Intro by George Feltenstein, Q&A with Bob Rubin
Plays 11/19 at 3:15pm
This classic western directed by Howard Hawks features an all-star cast, led by John Wayne. When men lay siege to his jailhouse, John T. Chance (Wayne) holds on until the arrival of a U.S. Marshal with the help of his drunken deputy, Dude (Dean Martin), cranky old man Stumpy (Walter Brennan), a young gunfighter (Ricky Nelson) and the beautiful widow Feathers, played by Angie Dickinson in her first major film role.
Intro by Jonas Carpignano
Plays 11/19 at 6:45pm
With a stunning mix of the surreal and the naturalistic, Djibril Diop Mambéty paints a vivid, fractured portrait of Senegal in the early 1970s. In this French New Wave–influenced fantasy-drama, two young lovers long to leave Dakar for the glamor and comforts of France, but their escape plan is beset by complications both concrete and mystical.
Plays 11/19 at 8:45pm
The last of her Pre-Code films, Mae West writes and stars as a circus performer turned socialite named Tira who seduces wealthy New York men. A cousin of one of her married suitors, played by Cary Grant, turns up to convince her to end the affair. When the two end up falling for each other, her career with the circus is threatened and her boss intervenes with a plot to keep her shackled to the stage forever.
Plays 11/20 at 4:00pm
Returning from World War I, Sergeant James Allen decides to go into construction work to build something positive after the destruction of the war. There are not enough jobs, however, and soon he unsuccessfully tries to pawn his war medals. By accident, Jim gets involved in a robbery in which the actual thief is killed, and he gets sentenced to ten years in a Southern chain gang.
Plays 11/20 at 6:30pm
Rarely screened in the United States and long due for rediscovery, Victims of Sin is famed Mexican director Emilio Fernández’s unique blend of film noir, melodrama, and musical. Acting-dancing sensation Ninón Sevilla plays Violeta, a cabaret performer who adopts the abandoned child of Rita (Rita Montaner) and Rodolfo (Rodolfo Acosta), her murderous pimp.