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This weekend, take your mother to the movies! Head out to your local NYC theater to see a slew of classics - many screening in glorious 35mm.
Friday, May 9th
Mother's Day (1980)
12:20 a.m. (same time Saturday)
And you thought Norman Bates had mommy issues? Part of the month-long Ask Me About My Mother series, Charles Kaufman (not to be confused with Charlie) gives us an evil twist on the mother-son relationship. Screening in 35mm!
The Grifters (1990)
11:50 p.m. (same time Saturday)
Produced by Martin Scorsese and directed by Stephen Frears, The Grifters pins hapless John Cusack between his mother (Anjelica Huston) and his girlfriend (Annette Bening) in this classic crime thriller.
Saturday, May 10th
11:30 a.m. (same time Sunday)
Bette Midler and Barbara Hershey are BFFs in this tear-jerker. Bring your bestie and tissues because this not crying is not an option during this 35mm screening.
Hometown (Fujiwara Yoshie no Furusato) (1930)
Museum of the Moving Image
Part of the Mizoguchi series, is the Japanese auteur's first sound film in 35mm. For all you cinephiles, this is one you certainly don't want to miss out on.
Sunday, May 11th
Queen Margot (1994)
1:20 p.m. 5:10 p.m. 8:10 p.m.
Queen Margot has found true love and tries to escape an arranged marriage imposed by her family in a time of war and hate. See the uncut version at Film Forum this Sunday in honor of the 20th anniversary of the Chéreau masterpiece.