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A Gordon Willis Retrospective
January 12–February 3, 1991
View details »     Zelig
Stardust Memories
Pennies from Heaven
End of the Road
The Landlord
The Parallax View
All the President's Men
Annie Hall
The Godfather
The Godfather: Part II

From Harlem to Hollywood: American Race Movies 1912–1948
February 9–March 3, 1991 (Part II)
View details »     The Learning Tree
Cotton Comes to Harlem
Super Fly
Car Wash
Cooley High
Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song
The Spook Who Sat by the Door

The Art of Vision: A Stan Brakhage Retrospective
March 9–31, 1991
View details »     With Stan Brakhage in person at all screenings
The Way to Shadow Garden
In Between
Reflections on Black
The Wonder Ring
The Thatch of Night
The Glaze of Cathexis
Eye Myth
The Garden of Earthly Delights
Night Music
Rage Net
The Dante Quartet
Passage Through: A Ritual
The Riddle of Lumen
The Text of Light
Babylon Series #1
Babylon Series #2
Babylon Series #3
Vision in Meditation #1
Vision in Meditation #2: Mesa Verde
Vision in Meditation #3: Plato's Cave
Anticipation of the Night
Wedlock House: An Intercourse
Window Water Baby Moving
Films by Stan Brakhage: An Avant-Garde Home Movie
Blue Moses
Fire of Waters
Dog Star Man
The Dead
Song 7
Song 13
The Process
Sexual Meditation: Open Field
The Wold Shadow
23rd Psalm Branch
Scenes from Under Childhood
, Sections 1 and 2
The Weir-Falcon Saga
The Machine of Eden
The Animals of Eden and After
Sexual Meditation #1: Motel
Sexual Meditation: Room with View
The Act of Seeing with One's Own Eyes
Fox Fire Child Watch
Western History
The Trip to Door
The Peaceable Kingdom
Cat's Cradle
Thigh Line Lyre Triangular
Short Films: 1975
Murder Psalm
He Was Born, He Suffered, He Died
Star Garden
The Stars Are Beautiful
Thot Fal'n
Burial Path
Roman Numeral Series
Tortured Dust

Scorsese/De Niro
April 6–21, 1991
View details »     Taxi Driver
The King of Comedy
New York, New York
Raging Bull
Mean Streets

The Art of Reality: Innovators of the Documentary
April 27–June 23, 1991
View details »     Hearts and Minds
Harlan County USA
One Year in a Life of Crime
Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam
Rape: Cries from the Heartland
Dont Look Back
High School
The Pursuit of Happiness
Doing Time: Life Inside the Big House
Ethnic Notions
Tongues Untied
When the Mountains Tremble
Third Avenue: Only the Strong Survive
Hard Metals Disease
Healthcare: Your Money or Your Life
America Lost and Found: The Depression Decade
Brooklyn Bridge
The Police Tapes
Style Wars
Inside Life Outside
Eyes on the Prize: "A Bridge to Freedom"
Point of Order
The Atomic Cafe
The Selling of the Pentagon
The Life and Times of Rosie the Riveter
Vernon, Florida
Sherman's March
Broken Noses
Burden of Dreams

Leo McCarey: The King of Comedy
July 6–August 16, 1991
View details »     Innocent Husbands
His Wooden Wedding
Mighty Like a Moose
Wrong Again
The Sophomore
Let's Go Native
Wild Company
You Can Change the World
Meet the Governor
Part Time Wife
The Kid from Spain
Duck Soup
Six of a Kind
Belle of the Nineties
Ruggles of Red Gap
The Milky Way
Make Way for Tomorrow
The Awful Truth
My Favorite Wife
Love Affair
Once Upon a Honeymoon
Going My Way
The Bells of St. Mary's
Good Sam
My Son John
An Affair to Remember
Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys!
Satan Never Sleeps

The Last Westerns
August 17–September 13, 1991
View details »     Coogan's Bluff
Lonesome Cowboys
The Wild Bunch
Once Upon a Time in the West
Little Big Man
The Cowboys
Bad Company
Ulzana's Raid
High Plains Drifter
The Last Movie
Kid Blue
McCabe & Mrs. Miller
Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid

They Opened Up Their Mouths and Out Came Talk!
September 17–October 4, 1991
View details »     Mixed Magic
The Chemist
Money on Your Life
Bashful Ballerina
Henry the Ache
Whose Baby Are You?

Rare Silent Comedies from the Astoria Studio
September 21–29, 1991
View details »     Miss Bluebeard
Running Wild
Let's Get Married
Too Many Kisses
It's the Old Army Game
The Show Off
So's Your Old Man

Deep Space Big Picture
October 5–27, 1991
View details »     Altered States
The Right Stuff
2001: A Space Odyssey

A Greek Film Celebration
November 2–3, 1991
View details »     The Travelling Players
Pericles in America
, with John Cohen in person

The Valentino Cult
November 9–24, 1991
View details »     The Legend of Valentino
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
Lombardi, Ltd.
The Conquering Power
Stranger than Death
Rudolph Valentino and His 88 American Beauties
Mare Nostrum
Hotel Imperial
Monsieur Beaucaire

Play This Movie Loud! A History of Rock on Film
November 29, 1991–January 5, 1992
View details »     The Girl Can't Help It
The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle
, with music videos by Julien Temple
The Pioneers of Rock
Rock, Rock, Rock!
Jailhouse Rock
I Promise to Remember: The Story of Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers
Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll!
Daybreak Express
Shake (Otis Redding)
Dont Look Back
Monterey Pop
Gimme Shelter
What's Happening?
A Hard Day's Night
Scorpio Rising
American Graffiti
American Hot Wax
The T.A.M.I. Show
The Last Waltz
The Wanderers
This Is Spinal Tap
The Doors
Wild Style
Saturday Night Fever
The Blank Generation
The Decline of Western Civilization
The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years
Madonna: Truth or Dare
The Harder They Come
Stop Making Sense
, with music videos by Jonathan Demme
Sign "☮" the Times
Rock My Religion

Classic Movie Serials in Tut’s Fever Movie Palace
View details »     Flash Gordon
Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars
Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe
The Black Widow

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Blacks in Contemporary Film and Television
Lecture by Henry Louis Gates
January 20, 1991

An Afternoon with Gordon Willis
Q&A with Gordon Willis
February 3, 1991

The Learning Tree
With Gordon Parks, Sr. in person
February 9, 1991

Blacks in Hollywood: Images, Movies, Performers, 1903–Present
Lecture by Donald Bogle
February 10, 1991

Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song
With Melvin Van Peebles in person
February 23, 1991

The Image of Blacks in Contemporary Television
Lecture by Michele Wallace
March 3, 1991

Desistfilm, The Way to Shadow Garden, In Between, Reflections on Black, The Wonder Ring, and Nightcats
With Stan Brakhage in person
March 9, 1991

Recent and New Work by Stan Brakhage
With Stan Brakhage in person
March 9, 1991

The Riddle of Lumen and The Text of Light
With Stan Brakhage in person
March 10, 1991

Babylon Series and Visions in Meditation
With Stan Brakhage in person
March 10, 1991

Cézanne, Brakhage, and "Personal" Art
Lecture and film presentation by Fred Camper
March 17, 1991

Editing Consciousness: Brakhage as a Filmmaker's Filmmaker
Lecture and film presentation by Marjorie Keller
March 24, 1991

One Year in a Life of Crime
With Jon Alpert in person
April 28, 1991

Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam
With Bill Couturie in person
April 28, 1991

Rape: Cries from the Heartland
World premiere with Maryann DeLeo and Jon Alpert in person
April 28, 1991

Designing for Television
Panel discussion with Brandy Alexander, Mel Bourne, Richard Hoover, and Tom John in person
May 4, 1991

With Robert Drew in person
May 5, 1991

Pioneers in Direct Cinema
Panel discussion with Robert Drew, Albert Maysles, Susan and Alan Raymond, and Frederick Wiseman in person
May 5, 1991

With Albert Maysles in person
May 5, 1991

DCTV: Downtown Community TV Center
Screenings with Jon Alpert, Keiko Tsuno, and other DCTV members in person
May 19, 1991

Eyes on the Prize: "A Bridge to Freedom"
With Callie Crossley in person
June 2, 1991

Ulzana's Raid
Introduced by J. Hoberman
September 1, 1991

Nam June Paik Presents Super Performance Weekend
Live performances and panel discussion with curators of video art
September 14–15, 1991

The Sound of Silents
Lecture by Richard Koszarski
September 21, 1991

I Promise to Remember: The Story of Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers
With Jimmy Merchant and Herman Santiago in person
December 1, 1991

Rockumentaries by D.A. Pennebaker
Screenings with D.A. Pennebaker in person
December 7, 1991

Gimme Shelter
With Albert Maysles in person
December 8, 1991

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John Zorn Presents New Traditions in East Asian Bar Bands
June 8–9, 1991
View details »     MUSICIANS & NARRATORS
Hu Die
Jang Mi Hee
Que Tran

When the Tenth Month Comes
Three Women
Slaying the Dragon