07.22.2005

Museum of the Moving Image

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Date/Time: 22/07/2005 12:00 am


Museum of the Moving Image
July 22 – 27, 2005
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FRIDAY, JULY 22
7:30 p.m.
STANDER
Black Light: Films from the African Diaspora
2004, 111 mins. The true story of a South African officer, who
gets fed up with police brutality against blacks and turns into
a bank robber, is the basis of this absorbing, dynamic, and
unsung feature.
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SATURDAY, JULY 23
2:00 p.m.
THE ROARING TWENTIES
Raoul Walsh Retrospective
1939, 104 mins. James Cagney and Humphrey Bogart star in Walsh’s
gangster classic about a pair of World War II buddies who
become underworld kingpins. Also screening Sunday, July 24 at
2:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m.
THEY DRIVE BY NIGHT
Raoul Walsh Retrospective
1940, 97 mins. George Raft and Humphrey Bogart are hard-boiled
truckers committed to a life as “wildcatters,” with Ida Lupino
excelling as a married woman hooked on Raft in Walsh’s gritty
melodrama.
6:30 p.m.
BLOW-UP
Repertory Nights
1966, 102 mins. Swinging 1960s London is the backdrop for
Antonioni’s symbolic film about a photographer’s attempts to
solve what may or may not be a murder mystery.
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SUNDAY, JULY 24
2:00 p.m.
THE ROARING TWENTIES
Raoul Walsh Retrospective
1939, 104 mins. Encore screening. See Saturday, July 23 at 2:00
p.m. for description.
4:30 p.m.
THE STRAWBERRY BLONDE
Raoul Walsh Retrospective
1941, 99 mins. A picaresque evocation of turn-of-the-century
New York, this is one of Walsh’s most charming films. James
Cagney plays a dentist infatuated with Rita Hayworth’s
“strawberry blonde” golddigger.
6:30 p.m.
BLOW-UP
Repertory Nights
1966, 102 mins. See Saturday, July 23, 6:30 p.m. for
description.
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WEDNESDAY, JULY 27
OFFSITE SCREENING AT SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK
8:30 p.m.
TAKE CARE OF MY CAT
Outdoor Cinema
South Korea, 2003, 112 mins. The vitality of contemporary South
Korean cinema is shown in this coming-of-age film directed by
Jae-eun Jeong about five young women in the port city of Inchon
navigating the hazards of young adulthood. Free outdoor
screening at Socrates Sculpture Park, Broadway at Vernon
Boulevard in Long Island City. For more information, visit

http://www.socratessculpturepark.org.

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SPECIAL OFFER
Subscribers to the Moving Image Weekly E-mail receive a
discounted admission of $7 (regular $10) to the Valladolid Film
Festival 50th Anniversary Screening Series, July 27 through 29 at
the New York Latino Film Festival. The Valladolid Festival is
Spain’s premier film festival and the major force behind the re-
emergence of Spanish cinema worldwide. Present this printed e-
mail as your coupon. For more information, visit

http://www.nylatinofilm.com/valladolid.htm.

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NEXT WEEK
‘HIGH SIERRA,’ ‘THEY DIED WITH THEIR BOOTS ON,’ ‘DESPERATE
JOURNEY,’
Raoul Walsh, July 30 + 31
MARLON BRANDO IN ‘LAST TANGO IN PARIS’
Repertory Nights, July 29, 30, 31
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The Museum of the Moving Image is located at 35 Avenue and 36
Street in Astoria. Trains: R, V (R, G on weekends) to Steinway.
N, W to 36 Avenue. For further information, visit
http//:www.movingimage.us or email info@movingimage.us
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