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Richard III

Image courtesy of Janus Films

Richard III

Richard III

Image courtesy of Janus Films

Richard III

New Restoration

Laurence Olivier, 1955)

A Summer Abroad '13

Join us on a cinematic world tour with stops in France, Italy, Sweden, Germany, the UK, Japan, and Mexico. Our tour guides are some of the most revered directors in film history, including the likes of Jean Renoir, Jean-Luc Godard, Roberto Rossellini, Ingmar Bergman, Fritz Lang, Sally Potter, Akira Kurosawa, and Luis Buñuel. See all the titles on our big screen, many in new or recent restorations. By the way, the July and August features in our ongoing Film History 101 series are also part of A Summer Abroad ’13.

Tue, Aug 6, 2013 7 PM

Among the most visually inspired of all big-screen adaptations of the Bard.

Director, producer, and star Laurence Olivier brings Shakespeare’s masterpiece of Machiavellian villainy to ravishing cinematic life (in Technicolor and VistaVision). Olivier is diabolically captivating as Richard, the Duke of Gloucester, who plots to steal the crown from his brother Edward IV. Olivier surrounds himself with a royal cast including Ralph Richardson, John Gielgud, and Claire Bloom. (158 mins., DCP)

Man with a Movie Camera

Be here Monday, September 14 as Alloy Orchestra takes the stage in our Film/Video Theater to accompany a restoration of Dziga Vertov’s Man with a Movie Camera.

Clark

Join us Thursday, September 10 for a Next@Wex double bill featuring Tyondai Braxton and Clark, two innovators in the experimental electronica scene.