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  • To Sleep with Anger
    Movie + 3 extras

    To Sleep with Anger

    Movie + 3 extras

    Criterion Collection Edition #963

    A slow-burning masterwork of the early 1990s, this third feature by Charles Burnett is a singular piece of American mythmaking. In a towering performance, Danny Glover plays the enigmatic southern drifter Harry, a devilish charmer who turns up out of the blue on...

  • 100 Years of Olympic Films: 1912–2012

    1 season

    Spanning fifty-three movies and forty-one editions of the Olympic Games, 100 YEARS OF OLYMPIC FILMS: 1912–2012 is the culmination of a massive, award-winning archival project encompassing dozens of restorations by the International Olympic Committee. The documentaries collected here cast a cinema...

  • Fishing with John

    1 season

    Directed by John Lurie • 1992 • United States

    John Lurie knows absolutely nothing about fishing, but that doesn’t stop him from undertaking the adventure of a lifetime in FISHING WITH JOHN. Traveling with his special guests to the most exotic and dangerous places on earth, John Lurie battles sha...

  • Buena Vista Social Club

    Movie + 19 extras

    Directed by Wim Wenders • 1999 • Germany, United States

    Traveling from the streets of Havana to the stage of Carnegie Hall, this revelatory documentary captures a forgotten generation of Cuba’s brightest musical talents as they enjoy an unexpected encounter with world fame. The veteran vocalists...

  • Moonrise
    Movie + 1 extra

    Moonrise

    Movie + 1 extra

    Criterion Collection Edition #921

    A small-town fable about violence and redemption, MOONRISE is the final triumph of Frank Borzage, one of Hollywood’s most neglected masters. Stigmatized from infancy by the fate of his criminal father, young Danny (Dane Clark) is bruised and bullied until one ...

  • Man Push Cart
    Movie + 4 extras

    Man Push Cart

    Movie + 4 extras

    Directed by Ramin Bahrani • 2005 • United States
    Starring Ahmad Razvi, Leticia Dolera, Charles Daniel Sandoval

    A modest miracle of twenty-first-century neorealism, the acclaimed debut feature by Ramin Bahrani speaks quietly but profoundly to the experiences of those living on the margins of the ...

  • Smooth Talk
    Movie + 9 extras

    Smooth Talk

    Movie + 9 extras

    Directed by Joyce Chopra • 1985 • United States
    Starring Laura Dern, Treat Williams, Mary Kay Place

    Suspended between carefree youth and the harsh realities of the adult world, a teenage girl experiences an unsettling awakening in this haunting vision of innocence lost. Based on Joyce Carol Oate...

  • Chop Shop
    Movie + 5 extras

    Chop Shop

    Movie + 5 extras

    Directed by Ramin Bahrani • 2007 • United States
    Starring Alejandro Polanco, Isamar Gonzales, Rob Sowulski

    For his acclaimed follow-up to MAN PUSH CART, Ramin Bahrani once again turned his camera on a slice of New York City rarely seen on-screen: Willets Point, Queens, an industrial sliver of au...

  • The Leopard
    Movie + 9 extras

    The Leopard

    Movie + 9 extras

    Directed by Luchino Visconti • 1963 • Italy, France
    Starring Burt Lancaster, Claudia Cardinale, Alain Delon

    Luchino Visconti’s THE LEOPARD is an epic on the grandest possible scale. The film recreates, with nostalgia, drama, and opulence, the tumultuous years of Italy’s Risorgimento—when the ari...

  • Mandabi
    Movie + 4 extras

    Mandabi

    Movie + 4 extras

    Directed by Ousmane Sembène • 1968 • Senegal
    Starring Makuredia Guey, Yunus Ndiaye, Isseu Niang

    This second feature by Ousmane Sembène was the first movie ever made in the Wolof language—a major step toward the realization of the trailblazing Senegalese filmmaker’s dream of creating a cinema by,...

  • The In-Laws
    Movie + 3 extras

    The In-Laws

    Movie + 3 extras

    Directed by Arthur Hiller • 1979 • United States
    Starring Peter Falk, Alan Arkin, Richard Libertini

    Peter Falk and Alan Arkin make for a hilarious dream team in this beloved American sidesplitter. Directed by Arthur Hiller from an ingenious script by Andrew Bergman, THE IN-LAWS may at first seem...

  • Let the Sunshine In
    Movie + 3 extras

    Let the Sunshine In

    Movie + 3 extras

    Directed by Claire Denis • 2017 • France
    Starring Juliette Binoche, Xavier Beauvois, Philippe Katerine

    Two luminaries of French cinema, Claire Denis and Juliette Binoche, unite for the first time in this piercing look at the elusive nature of true love, and the extent to which we are willing to ...

  • My Winnipeg
    Movie + 14 extras

    My Winnipeg

    Movie + 14 extras

    Directed by Guy Maddin • 2007 • Canada

    The geographical dead center of North America and the beloved birthplace of Guy Maddin, Winnipeg is the frosty and mysterious star of Maddin’s “docu-fantasia.” A work of memory and imagination, the film burrows into what the director calls “the heart of the...

  • Bamboozled
    Movie + 10 extras

    Bamboozled

    Movie + 10 extras

    Directed by Spike Lee • 2000 • United States
    Starring Damon Wayans, Savion Glover, Jada Pinkett Smith

    With this blisteringly funny, unapologetically confrontational satire, writer-director Spike Lee examined the past, present, and future of racism in American popular culture, issuing a daring pr...

  • George Washington
    Movie + 10 extras

    George Washington

    Movie + 10 extras

    Directed by David Gordon Green • 2000 • United States
    Starring Candace Evanofski, Donald Holden, Damien Jewan Lee

    Over the course of one hot summer, a group of children in the decaying rural South must confront a tangle of difficult choices. An ambitiously constructed, elegantly photographed med...

  • Japón
    Movie + 4 extras

    Japón

    Movie + 4 extras

    Directed by Carlos Reygadas • 2002 • Mexico
    Starring Alejandro Ferretis, Magdalena Flores

    In this preternaturally assured feature debut by Carlos Reygadas, a man (Alejandro Ferretis) travels from Mexico City to an isolated village to commit suicide; once there, however, he meets a pious elderly ...

  • Gomorrah
    Movie + 10 extras

    Gomorrah

    Movie + 10 extras

    Directed by Matteo Garrone • 2008 • Italy
    Starring Toni Servillo, Salvatore Abruzzese, Gianfelice Imparato

    Matteo Garrone’s GOMORRAH is a stark, shocking vision of contemporary gangsterdom, and one of cinema’s most authentic depictions of organized crime. In this tour de force adaptation of unde...

  • Pigs and Battleships
    Movie + 2 extras

    Pigs and Battleships

    Movie + 2 extras

    Directed by Shohei Imamura • 1962 • Japan
    Starring Jitsuko Yoshimura, Yoko Minamida, Hiroyuki Nagato

    A dazzling, unruly portrait of postwar Japan, PIGS AND BATTLESHIPS details, with escalating absurdity, the desperate power struggles between small-time gangsters in the port town of Yokosuka. Sho...

  • Summer Hours
    Movie + 3 extras

    Summer Hours

    Movie + 3 extras

    Directed by Olivier Assayas • 2008 • France
    Starring Juliette Binoche, Charles Berling, Jérémie Rénier

    Universally acclaimed by critics, the multiple award-winning SUMMER HOURS is the great contemporary French filmmaker Olivier Assayas’s most personal film to date. Three siblings, played by Juli...

  • Yi Yi
    Movie + 2 extras

    Yi Yi

    Movie + 2 extras

    Directed by Edward Yang • 2000 • Taiwan, Japan
    Starring Nianzhen Wu, Elaine Jin, Issey Ogata

    The extraordinary, internationally embraced YI YI (A ONE AND A TWO . . .), directed by the late Taiwanese master Edward Yang, follows a middle-class family in Taipei over the course of one year, beginnin...

  • Pale Flower
    Movie + 3 extras

    Pale Flower

    Movie + 3 extras

    Directed by Masahiro Shinoda • 1964 • Japan
    Starring Ryo Ikebe, Mariko Kaga

    In this cool, seductive jewel of the Japanese New Wave, a yakuza, fresh out of prison, becomes entangled with a beautiful and enigmatic gambling addict; what at first seems a redemptive relationship ends up leading him f...

  • High and Low
    Movie + 7 extras

    High and Low

    Movie + 7 extras

    Directed by Akira Kurosawa • 1963 • Japan
    Starring Toshiro Mifune, Kyoko Kagawa, Tatsuya Mihashi

    Toshiro Mifune is unforgettable as Kingo Gondo, a wealthy industrialist whose family becomes the target of a cold-blooded kidnapper in HIGH AND LOW (TENGOKU TO JIGOKU), the highly influential domesti...

  • Branded to Kill
    Movie + 3 extras

    Branded to Kill

    Movie + 3 extras

    Directed by Seijun Suzuki • 1967 • Japan
    Starring Joe Shishido, Koji Nanbara, Isao Tamagawa

    When Japanese New Wave bad boy Seijun Suzuki delivered this brutal, hilarious, and visually inspired masterpiece to the executives at his studio, he was promptly fired. BRANDED TO KILL tells the ecstatica...

  • The Bad Sleep Well
    Movie + 1 extra

    The Bad Sleep Well

    Movie + 1 extra

    Directed by Akira Kurosawa • 1960 • Japan
    Starring Toshiro Mifune, Masayuki Mori, Tatsuya Mihashi

    A young executive hunts down his father’s killer in director Akira Kurosawa’s scathing THE BAD SLEEP WELL. Continuing his legendary collaboration with actor Toshiro Mifune, Kurosawa combines element...