Category Archives: Angelika Classics

Fearless Femmes in Film

June 19, 2017

Fearless Femmes in Film celebrates the women in front of and behind the camera throughout cinematic history. Fiery, fervent, and fascinating, their work broke down walls, pushed the women’s movement forward, and made progressive statements that cannot be denied.

This monthly series celebrating women takes place the second Wednesday of each month at Angelika Mosaic in Fairfax, VA and Village East Cinema in New York, NY.

Upcoming films include:

THELMA & LOUISE – 7/12 @ 7:00pm
Academy Award winner for Best Screenplay, THELMA AND LOUISE follows meek housewife Thelma (Geena Davis) and independent waitress Louise (Susan Sarandon) on a short fishing trip that quickly becomes a flight from the law when Louise shoots and kills a man who attempts to rape Thelma at a bar. Ending with one of the most iconic moments in cinematic history, the two friends escape from the consequences of patriarchal society the only way they know how, in a film that broke down the walls of the traditional female buddy-comedy, and most definitely passes the Bechdel Test.
Tickets: Village East Cinema | Angelika Mosaic

THE DIVORCEE – 8/9 @ 7:00pm
After three years of marriage, Jerry (Norma Shearer) discovers that her husband (Chester Morris) has been unfaithful to her. As a result, she decides to take her revenge by attempting to seduce her husband’s best friend.
Tickets: Village East Cinema | Angelika Mosaic

DANCE, GIRL, DANCE 35MM – 9/13 @ 7:00pm
Starring two of the best leading ladies of all time, Maureen O’Hara and Lucille Ball, and presented on 35mm film, DANCE, GIRL, DANCE follows two women who, after their dance troop disbands, work together to support themselves. However, the two wind up clashing when they fall for the same man (Louis Hayward).
Tickets: Village East Cinema | Angelika Mosaic

MILDRED PIERCE 35MM – 10/11 @ 7:00pm
When Mildred Pierce’s (Joan Crawford) wealthy husband leaves her for another woman, Mildred is left to raise her two daughters on her own.  Despite Mildred’s financial successes in the restaurant business, her oldest daughter (Ann Blyth), resents her mother for degrading their social status. In the midst of a police investigation after the death of her second husband (Zachary Scott), Mildred must evaluate her own freedom and her complicated relationship with her daughter.
Tickets: Village East Cinema | Angelika Mosaic

PARIAH – 11/8 @ 7:00pm
Teenage Alike (Adepero Oduye) lives in Brooklyn’s Fort Greene neighborhood with her parents (Charles Parnell, Kim Wayans) and younger sister (Sahra Mellesse). Alike quietly embraces her identity as a lesbian, but realizes that her parents would never accept her queer identity. What befalls is a poignant, gripping depiction of her search for love, acceptance and, ultimately, peace within herself.
Tickets: Village East Cinema | Angelika Mosaic

BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S – 12/13 @ 7:00pm
Based on Truman Capote’s novel, this Academy Award winning film follows young New Yorker Holly Golightly (Audrey Hepburn), who meets an intriguing man when he moves into her apartment building, but her past threatens to get in the way of their potential relationship.
Tickets: Village East Cinema | Angelika Mosaic

October is Hitchcock-tober!

September 14, 2016

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There are those of us who Halloween and those of us who don’t. If you’re one of the ones who do, chances are you’ve already thought about your costume, the parties, and your top scary movies to make non-Halloween-loving friends suffer through.

As Alfred Hitchcock would say, “always make the audience suffer as much as possible”.

Alfie totally gets it. He is after all the “Master of Suspense” and it is for that exact reason we’ve decided to once again make October, Hitchcock-tober.

That’s right ladies and gents, every Thursday during the month of October we will be screening one of Hitchcock’s classic thrillers plus a bonus screening on Halloween! Add this to your Halloween to-do list and check out the trailer below to see which films will be featured in Hitchcock-tober 2016.

  • Oct 6th – THE BIRDS
  • Oct 13th – SUSPICION
  • Oct 20th – DIAL M FOR MURDER
  • Oct. 27th – THE TROUBLE WITH HARRY
  • Oct. 31st – PSYCHO

Participating locations:
Angelika Dallas
Angelika Plano
Angelika Mosaic
Angelika Pop-Up
Angelika Carmel
Village East Cinema

BEN HUR – Movies off the Wall!

November 12, 2015

We are thrilled to present a new series featuring films from the spectacular poster wall at the Angelika Film Center Carmel Mountain. This month, we celebrate the 56th Anniversary of “The Worlds Most Honored Motion Picture,” BEN-HUR, in a newly restored digital presentation taken from the original MGM Camera 65 negative.

john Sittig, our very own Director of Projection & Sound and the curator of the Angelika Poster Wall, will be leading a discussion on this magnificent film prior to this one night only presentation.

**One lucky moviegoer will win a BEN HUR movie poster at the screening!**

BEN-HUR
MONDAY 11/16 @ 7PM
ANGELIKA FILM CENTER CARMEL MOUNTAINTickets are just $10 – reserve your luxury recliner seat for this one-night-only event online now

KIDS – 20th Anniversary screenings / presented on 35mm film

July 22, 2015
One of the most controversial movies of the 1990s, KIDS returns to the Angelika Film Center 20 years after its premiere for two exclusive screenings presented in 35mm. In the early 1990’s, on the cusp of NYC’s mass gentrification, a group of disparate youths ventured outside their broken homes and cultivated a new style of skateboarding inspired by the city’s hardscrabble streets. Together, they found family and spawned a revolution. Scripted by Harmony Korine, this landmark film features breakout performances by Chloë Sevigny and Rosario Dawson. Larry Clark’s startlingly raw, vérité portrait of urban adolescence was hailed by The New York Times as “a wake-up call to the world.”

Directed By

Larry Clark

Written By

Harmony Korine

Cast

Leo Fitzpatrick, Justin Pierce, Chloë Sevigny

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