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David Byrne’s Wild Texas Odyssey in Chicago

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David Byrne’s Wild Texas Odyssey in Chicago

The Talking Heads front man mines the extraordinariness of ordinary American life in his surreal genre hybrid True Stories, playing at the Gene Siskel Film Center tomorrow and Tuesday.

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A Killer Combo at Film Forum

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A Killer Combo at Film Forum

Two cult classics deliver jolts to the system in a double feature at New York City’s beloved Film Forum.

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A Frontier Fever Dream in Kansas City

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A Frontier Fever Dream in Kansas City

A gorgeous new restoration of Jim Jarmusch’s surreal western Dead Man plays at Tivoli Cinemas tonight.

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Tarkovsky’s Medieval Masterpiece Returns to the Big Screen

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Tarkovsky’s Medieval Masterpiece Returns to the Big Screen

One of Andrei Tarkovsky’s most powerful meditations on art and spirituality opens this weekend in New York in a gorgeous new restoration.

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Working Man Blues in Cleveland

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Working Man Blues in Cleveland

The Cleveland Museum of Art salutes the late Italian master Ermanno Olmi with a screening of Il posto, a touching and wisely funny look at the trials of work.

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Moscow on the Hudson

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Moscow on the Hudson

World War II tears a young couple apart in the Palme d’Or–winning drama The Cranes Are Flying, playing on Sunday at Bard College.

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A Newly Restored Bergman Obscurity in Vancouver

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A Newly Restored Bergman Obscurity in Vancouver

The Swedish master finds desire and despair in the fashion world in a key transitional film from 1955.

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A Feast for the Eyes in Los Angeles

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A Feast for the Eyes in Los Angeles

Sergei Parajanov’s mesmerizing take on the life of poet Sayat-Nova plays in a free screening in Los Angeles this week.

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Expressionist Noir Classics in Albuquerque

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Expressionist Noir Classics in Albuquerque

Two brilliantly stylized tales of violence share the screen this weekend at a noir festival in Albuquerque.

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An Early Sound-Era Comedy in Miami

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An Early Sound-Era Comedy in Miami

French master René Clair, who achieved comedy magic at the dawn of film sound, takes the spotlight in a program next Wednesday at the Miami Beach Cinematheque.

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A Home Run in Louisiana

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A Home Run in Louisiana

As part of a date-night series, the Robinson Film Center in Shreveport screens the greatest baseball movie of all time on the same day our release hits stores.

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Teenage Rebellion in Madison

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Teenage Rebellion in Madison

The new restoration of Olivier Assayas’s long-unavailable breakthrough film, Cold Water, continues its tour across the country this week.

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The Dark Side of Peter Lorre in Madison

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The Dark Side of Peter Lorre in Madison

As part of a series celebrating the work of actor Peter Lorre, the University of Wisconsin–Madison is presenting a screening of Fritz Lang‘s masterpiece M.

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Forbidden Love in Champaign

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Forbidden Love in Champaign

Douglas Sirk’s All That Heaven Allows screens on Monday as part of a series celebrating some of cinema’s most fiercely independent female characters.

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Matrimonial Mayhem in Princeton

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Matrimonial Mayhem in Princeton

The art of screwball reached its zenith in Leo McCarey’s Oscar-winning The Awful Truth, which plays tonight at the Princeton Garden Theatre.

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Kubrick’s Lavish Period Epic in Berkeley

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Kubrick’s Lavish Period Epic in Berkeley

The UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive spotlights Barry Lyndon as part of a series focusing on early music in film.

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Tativille in Louisville

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Tativille in Louisville

Jacques Tati’s iconic character Monsieur Hulot gets lost in an absurd modern cityscape in the elaborately choreographed PlayTime, playing this weekend in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Opposites Attract in Omaha

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Opposites Attract in Omaha

Two legends of Italian cinema share the screen in Ettore Scola’s 1977 drama A Special Day, screening at Omaha’s Film Streams.

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An Espionage Romp in Minneapolis

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An Espionage Romp in Minneapolis

Walter Matthau and Glenda Jackson navigate international intrigue in this hilarious send-up of the spy-movie genre, playing at the Trylon Cinema in Minneapolis.

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Young Love in Colorado

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Young Love in Colorado

Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom plays in a complete retrospective of the director’s work in Fort Collins, Colorado, this weekend.

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Oshima’s Erotic Horror in Austin

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Oshima’s Erotic Horror in Austin

Nagisa Oshima followed up his succès de scandale In the Realm of the Senses with this Cannes award–winning ghost story, playing this week at the Austin Film Society.

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Saluting Melville in Bryn Mawr

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Saluting Melville in Bryn Mawr

In celebration of Jean-Pierre Melville’s centennial year, the Bryn Mawr Film Institute presents one of the director’s most masterful thrillers.

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A Kitchen-Sink Classic in London

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A Kitchen-Sink Classic in London

A daring portrayal of race, class, and sexuality, Tony Richardson’s A Taste of Honey plays at the British Film Institute in a monthlong tribute to Woodfall Films, one of the pioneers of British social realism.

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Varda’s LA Comes to Omaha

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Varda’s LA Comes to Omaha

Agnès Varda’s Mur Murs, a diverse and dynamic portrait of public art on the streets of Los Angeles, screens tonight at Omaha’s Film Streams.

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