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Restoration Tuesdays: Rocco and His Brothers


Tue, Apr 2 / 7 pm
Tue, Apr 9 / 7 pm
Tue, Apr 16 / 7 pm
Tue, Apr 23 / 7 pm
Tue, Apr 30 / 7 pm

April 2nd features a skype conversation before the screening with Amy Heller, President of Milestone Films 

Looking for opportunity, five brothers move north with their mother to Milan. There, Simone and Rocco find fame, in the boxing ring, and love, in the same woman—Nadia. Jealousy mounts, blood is shed, and a striving family faces self-destruction in this incisive, sensuous, emotionally bruising masterwork from director Luchino Visconti. Painstakingly restored in 4K by the Film Foundation and the Cineteca di Bologna, Rocco and His Brothers has never looked or sounded so pristine. Praised by Martin Scorsese as “one of the most sumptuous black-and-white pictures,” the film’s baroque, impassioned majesty can once again be experienced as its filmmakers intended.

Restoration Tuesdays: More and more there is essential work being done across the world on the front lines in the battle against losing the history of film to the annals of time, ignorance and neglect. Efforts to find and restore classic and important obscure and forgotten film works by such trailblazing organizations as the UCLA Film and Television Archive, Martin Scorsese’s The Film Foundation, American Genre Film Archive, Milestone Film and Video and Janus Films has resulted in some of the most exciting cinema releases in recent years. We are endeavouring to find and present some of the best examples of these restorations, and have expanded our program calendar to now include Tuesdays in a new series called Restoration Tuesdays. All admission to these screenings is $5!

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Tue, Apr 2 / 7 pm, Tue, Apr 9 / 7 pm, Tue, Apr 16 / 7 pm, Tue, Apr 23 / 7 pm, Tue, Apr 30 / 7 pm

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