Last year’s programming was such a success that we had to prep a 2010 edition. Sorry for the wait, superfans.
April 1-15: Lifetime Batting Average .167: The Complete Filmography of Rainer Werner Fassbinder
April 16-25: Is My Childlike Awe at the World Reflection of Some Inner Perversion?: The Films of Steven Spielberg
April 26-30: Great Dude, Shitty Movies: Let’s Watch Some John Waters
May 1-13: Mikhail Kalatozov: In Soviet Russia, Movie Watches You
May 14-15: I’ll Underwrite Your Drug Habit and I Fuck Teenagers: Larry Clark, Still Not in Prison
May 16-30: A Life In Pictures, Or: How I Inspired the Scream Mask, Won a Pity Oscar, Fathered a Hottie, and Got Brian Grazer Into an American Express Ad. The Achievement of Ron Howard
June 1-30: Till It Hurts: The Films of Tom Shadyac
July 1-8: We’d All Secretly Prefer It Was a Michael Ritchie Retro: But Here’s Some Dreyer!
July 12-21: Maximum Effort, Minimal Impact: Stan Brakhage and the Dawn of the Screensaver
July 22-August 5: The Director’s Best Work Is the Unavailable One That I Have Seen and You Haven’t: A Tour of Cinema with Jonathan Rosenbaum
August 7-29: Art-house George Burns: Manoel de Oliveira Likes Soft Foods
September 1-10: Fair-Trade, All Things Considered, 8.7 on Pitchfork, Obama Tote Bag, Ramin Bahrani, Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck
September 11-22: Audience Members Pointing Out Hitchcock Allusions Will Be Shot on Sight: The Brian De Palma Film Festival
September 24-30: Politics as Usual: Costa-Gavras’s “Wait, the Sixties aren’t over?” Cinema
October 1-3: Some Stephen King Adaptations and Little Else: The World of Frank Darabont
October 4-31: Y’all Know My Motherfuckin Name: Michelangelo Antonioni, Make That Money, Nigga, Str8 Mobbed Out
Special thanks to programmers filmenthusiast2000, seanmcavoy, eshman, mjr, robbiefreeling, bugs meaney, and clarencecarter.