Andrei Tarkovsky's Andrei Rublev
Friday, April 27 (7:30 p.m.)
SOLARIS (Magna, 1972) An alien intelligence infiltrates a space mission. Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky. With Natalya Bondarchuk and Donatas Banionis. Sci-fi psychological drama. Black & White and color, 167 min. In Russian and German with English subtitles.
Saturday, April 28 (7:30 p.m.)
TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD (Universal, 1962) A Southern lawyer defends a black man wrongly accused of rape, and tries to explain the proceedings to his children. Directed by Robert Mulligan. With Gregory Peck, Mary Badham, Phillip Alford, Brock Peters and Robert Duvall. Drama. Black & white, 129 min. Selected for the National Film Registry in 1995.
Thursday, May 3 (7:30 p.m.)
THE LITTLE GIANT (Warner Bros., 1933) A Chicago beer magnate about to lose his business with the repeal of Prohibition, moves to California and tries to join society's upper crust, but his gangster origins prove tough to shake. Directed by Roy Del Ruth. With Edward G. Robinson, Mary Astor and Helen Vinson. Pre-code crime comedy. New print from the Library of Congress Packard Campus film lab. Black & white, 76 min.
Friday, May 4 (7:30 p.m.)
ANDREI RUBLEV (Mosfilm/Columbia, 1966) The 15th-century Russian icon painter, Andrei Rublev, struggles to reconcile his faith in God and the brutality of his country. Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky. With Anatoliy Solonitsyn and Nikolai Sergeyev. Historical epic drama. Black & white and color. 185 min. In Russian with English subtitles.
Saturday, May 5 (2:00 p.m.)
THE 7TH VOYAGE OF SINBAD (Columbia, 1958) Sinbad undertakes a quest to an island of monsters to find a cure for a princess who has been shrunken by an evil wizard. Directed by Nathan Juran. With Kerwin Mathews, Kathryn Grant and Richard Eyer. Fantasy adventure. Color. 88 min.
Thursday, May 10 (7:30 p.m.)
DONOVAN'S BRAIN (United Artists, 1953) A scientist keeps an unscrupulous tycoon's brain alive and falls under its influence.
Directed by Felix Feist. With Lew Ayres, Gene Evans and Nancy Davis. Science Fiction. Black & white, 83 min.
Friday, May 11 (7:30 p.m.)
MY FAIR LADY (Warner Bros., 1964) A phonetics instructor bets that he can pass a street urchin off as a lady. Directed by George Cukor. With Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison and Stanley Holloway. Musical romance. Color. 170 min.
Saturday, May 12 (7:30 p.m.)
MANTRAP (Paramount, 1926) A vivacious young manicurist married to a backwoods he-man, flirts with a vacationing divorce lawyer who has sworn off the fair sex. Directed by Victor Fleming. With Clara Bow, Ernest Torrence and Percy Marmont. Silent romantic comedy. New print from the Library of Congress Packard Campus film lab. Black & white, 86 min. Live musical accompaniment by Andrew Simpson.
Thursday, May 17 (7:30 p.m.)
AN EVENING OF TV DETECTIVES
Columbo (NBC, 1968-1978) Starring Peter Falk. Color. 90 min.
Baretta (ABC, 1975-78) Starring Robert Blake. Color. 60 min.
Friday, May 18 (7:30 p.m.)
SHAFT (MGM, 1971) Private eye John Shaft enlists the help of gangsters and African nationals when he is hired by a crime lord to find his kidnapped daughter. Directed by Gordon Parks. With Richard Roundtree and Moses Gunn. Action crime drama. Color. 100 min. Rated R. Selected for the National Film Registry in 2000.
Saturday, May 19 (7:30 p.m.)
THE FRENCH CONNECTION (20th Century-Fox, 1971) Two New York narcotics cops set out to bust a French drug smuggling ring. Directed by William Friedkin. With Gene Hackman, Fernando Rey and Roy Scheider. Action crime drama. Color. 104 min. Rated R. Selected for the National Film Registry in 2005.
Thursday, May 24 (7:30 p.m.)
THE LOST WORLD (First National Pictures, 1925) A group of explorers go to Venezuela in search of dinosaurs reported to exist on a remote plateau. Directed by Harry O. Hoyt. With Bessie Love, Lewis Stone, Lloyd Hughes and Wallace Berry. Silent science fiction adventure with live musical accompaniment by Andrew Simpson. Black & white, 100 min. George Eastman House restoration. Selected for the National Film Registry in 1998.
Thursday, May 31 (7:30 p.m.)
CHICAGO CALLING (United Artists, 1952) An unemployed alcoholic photographer desperately needs to raise $50 to pay his phone bill so he may get news about his hospitalized daughter. Directed by John Reinhardt. With Dan Duryea, Mary Anderson and Gordon Gebert. Domestic drama. New print from the Library of Congress Packard Campus film lab. Black & white, 75 min.