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Retrospective: William Friedkin

One of the leading filmmakers to emerge from the New Hollywood of the 1970s, Oscar-winner William Friedkin has enjoyed a remarkable career that’s endured five decades and encompassed everything from activist documentaries to massive studio productions. This partial retrospective focuses on a string of his extraordinary and influential films that smartly reinvented traditional genres in the 70s and 80s—including the cop drama in The French Connection, the horror film in The Exorcist, and the adventure thriller in Sorcerer

Please note: Friedkin’s February 11 conversation and reception have been postponed.