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Cabiria

Cabiria

Director: Giovanni Pastrone
Year: 1914

Set amidst the splendor of ancient Rome, this film quickly became the most spectacular of the italian cinema's epic, historical genre. Restored using newly mastered materials, variable speed projection and a thrilling piano score.

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The Cherry Orchard

The Cherry Orchard

Director: Michael Cacoyannis
Year: 1999

Anton Chekhov’s THE CHERRY ORCHARD is the timeless story of an aristocratic Russian family torn apart by buried secrets and changing times. Stars Alan Bates and Charlotte Rampling.

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Saint Clara

Saint Clara

Director: Ari Folman and Ori Sivan
Year: 1996

A Russian immigrant teenager's clairvoyant powers create mayhem among the students at Golda Meir Junior High in this jumpy, highly energetic, off-kilter Israel where first love and the apocalypse seem interconnected.

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Kedma

Kedma

Director: Amos Gitai
Year: 2002

May 1948, some days before the creation of the state of Israel. Upon arrival in Palestine, a boat of concentration camp survivors is confronted by hostile British soldiers. The hopeful emigrants have then to follow the Jewish forces to immediately take up arms against the Arabs.

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Alila

Alila

Director: Amos Gitai
Year: 2003

Amos Gitai's ALILA tells the story of over a dozen distinct characters who inhabit an apartment complex located in a rundown neighborhood of Tel Aviv, Israel.

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The Love of Jeanne Ney

The Love of Jeanne Ney

Director: G. W. Pabst
Year: 1927

A young French woman is caught up in political and romantic turmoil during the Russian revolution. This is the longest version available and features a new orchestral score by Timothy Brock.

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Cops vs. Thugs

Cops vs. Thugs

Director: Kinji Fukasaku
Year: 1976

In his 1975 masterpiece COPS VS. THUGS, director Kinji Fukasaku (BATTLE ROYALE) paints a dynamic portrait of flourishing corruption and unchecked greed using gritty 70s cop movie elan and true crime expose' detail. Brimming with irresistibly brutal vitality, COPS VS. THUGS demonstrates why Fukasaku counts filmmakers Takeshi Kitano, Quentin Tarantino and Takeshi Miike as devoted acolytes.

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Karmen Geï

Karmen Geï

Director: Joseph Gaï Ramaka
Year: 2001

Bizet's celebrated opera Carmen receives a spectacularly bold reworking in Joseph Gaï Ramaka's KARMEN GEI

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Glass Lips

Glass Lips

Director: Lech Majewski
Year: 2007

A kaleidoscope of surreal, provocative, and resonant imagery, in GLASS LIPS Majewski explores a hidden human frontier where memory, madness, and imagination meet. Composed of 33 short films entitled Blood of a Poet, the film opened the 2006 Lech Majewski Retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. A year later, the Venice Biennale presented it on multiple screens, prior to the theatrical release in the feature form offered here.

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Detective Bureau 2-3: Go to Hell Bastards!

Detective Bureau 2-3: Go to Hell Bastards!

Director: Seijun Suzuki
Year: 1963

Assigned a standard Yakuza film in the hardboiled vein pioneered at Japan's famed Nikkatsu Studios, director Seijun Suzuki (Branded to Kill) and his frequent leading man Jo Shishido used 1963's Detective Bureau 2-3: Go to Hell Bastards! to flip the Japanese gangster film genre on its ear.

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