Restorations & Rediscoveries

A beautiful restoration is a revelation.

Whether watching an established classic of the canon or an underseen gem, crystal clear image and immersive sound can reveal entirely new layers of meaning and emotion. Experience these great films, rescued from out of the past and made new again through recent restorations.

New 4K restoration. Previously impossible to see in the U.S., MAHJONG, the penultimate film from Edward Yang (YI YI, A BRIGHTER SUMMER DAY), is an acerbic, sprawling tragicomedy, a poison love letter to Taipei as a rising cosmopolis of big money, big dreams, and big cons.
Tue, 2/27
New 4K restoration. In 1968, Peace Corps veteran David Schickele enlisted his friend Paul Eyam Nzie Okpokam to star in a comedy about a well-educated Nigerian immigrant in San Francisco, resulting in a vibrant snapshot of place and time. But BUSHMAN morphs into documentary when Okpokam is arrested for a crime he did not commit. A New York Times Critic's Pick!
Sun, 3/3
Tue, 3/12
New 4K restoration. This passionate epic follows two young stars of the Beijing Opera House (Leslie Cheung and Fengyi Zhang) and their turbulent relationship, opening in 1924 and intertwining with half a century of Chinese history.
Sun, 3/24
Tue, 4/2
New 2K restoration. Sensationally modern, G.W. Pabst’s lurid masterpiece of silent cinema follows the downward spiral of the fiery, brash, yet innocent showgirl Lulu (Jazz Age icon Louise Brooks), whose sexual vivacity has a devastating effect on everyone she comes in contact with.
Sun, 4/7
Tue, 4/16
New 4K restoration. Nancy Savoca’s star-studded indie gem is a chronicle of three generations of a spirited Italian-American New York family across the latter half of the 20th century. Starring Vincent D’Onofrio, Tracey Ullman, Illeana Douglas, Michael Imperioli, and more.
Sun, 5/12
Tue, 5/21