From Xavier Dolan to Matteo Garrone, Here’s What You Should Be Seeing in the City This Weekend

David Lynch once said, "In film, life-and-death struggles make you sit up, lean forward a little bit. They amplify things happening, in smaller ways, in all of us. These things show up in relationships. They show up in struggles and bring them to a critical point."  And that’s the joy with seeing a movie, we’re allowed to fall into another world that both allows us to escape but also informs our own hidden desires.  And this week, if you’re looking for an emotional or psychological trip into the world of another, there are plenty of great movies to dive into around the city. From Xavier Dolan’s beautiful and brutal debut feature J’ai tué ma mère (I Killed My Mother) to Andrzej Zulawski’s bone-chilling Possession, here’s what you should be seeing around the city this weekend

IFC Center

My Amityville Horror
Raiders of the Lost Ark
The Other
Beyond the Hills

Anjelika Film Center

Reality
The Monk
No
Ginger & Rosa

 

Sunshine Landmark

Upside Down
Reincarnated
Batman
Stoker

BAM

Possession
Nosferatu the Vampyre
The Tenant
The Gatekeepers

Museum of the Moving Image

Horse Feathers
Man with a Movie Camera
Julien Donkey Boy
The Blood of  Poet with Un Chant d’Amour

Nitehawk

Weird Science
Body Double
Dead Man Down
Poltergeist III

Village East Cinema

The Incredible Burt Wonderstone
Greedy Lying Bastards
Quartet
Searching for Sugar Man

Cinema Village

Vanishing Waves
The Silence
K-11
Clip

Film Society Lincoln Center

Jackie Brown
Foxy Brown
Scream, Blacula, Scream
Escape from LA
A Conversation with Pam Grier

MoMA

J’ai tué ma mère (I Killed My Mother)
Le météore (The Meteor)
Blackbird
Krivina
Laurence Anyways

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