Film/Video

Last Year at Marienbad
July 24

Last Year at Marienbad remains the late Alain Resnais’s best-known work, elegantly epitomizing European art-house cinema of the 1960s. The charming and beloved Il sorpasso is the ultimate Italian road movie.

Young and Beautiful
July 25

A portrait of a 17-year-old girl in four songs and four seasons, Young and Beautiful gives François Ozon a chance to capture another memorable female performance.

Bad News Bears
July 26

Linklater’s update of the 1976 comedy Bad News Bears stars Billy Bob Thornton as Buttermaker, a washed-up, alcoholic, former minor-league baseball player who coaches a team of hapless Little Leaguers.

Before Sunrise
July 29

Linklater’s remarkable Before trilogy drops in three times on the evolving lives and relationship between Celine (Julie Delpy) and Jesse (Ethan Hawke) as they meet and reconnect over the course of nearly 20 years, with each film unfolding within the specified time constraint.

Death by Hanging
July 31

This double feature by the adventurous Nagisa Oshima shows why his work electrified postwar Japanese cinema by radically reinventing genres and infusing them with still-shocking mixtures of eroticism, violence, and lyricism.