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Vertigo

Film/Video

Images courtesy of Universal Studios

Vertigo

70mm print

(Alfred Hitchcock, 1958)

Classics

Many classic films are just as powerful today as when they were first released. We add such films from many genres to our schedule throughout the season. Many are shown on the occasion of their rereleases, in fresh, new or restored prints.

Sat, Feb 14, 2009 7 PM

So many of you expressed disappointment over missing last year's Valentine's Day screening of Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo in 70mm that we decided to bring it back.

Jimmy Stewart stars as a retired cop hired to follow a friend’s wife (Kim Novak) who is obsessed with a woman who committed suicide a century earlier. But Scottie (Stewart) ends up falling in love with Madeline (Novak), really falling for her. Filled with all the elements that make a Hitchcock film great—intrigue, psychological drama, and, of course, a surprise ending—it is regarded as one of his finest films. Vertigo is a film that only improves with repeated viewings, don’t miss your chance to see it again in 70mm. (128 mins., 70mm)

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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.