Jacqueline Audry’s powerfully complex film set in a 19th-century French boarding school for girl resonates even today, and it just got a new restoration.
An expansive biopic, Jacques Rivette’s newly restored 1994 film Joan the Maid focuses on Joan of Arc the human first — and Joan the myth, saint, and warrior second.
The Quad Cinema in New York City is showing Queer Kino, a selection of queer cinema from East and West Germany in the 1970s and ’80s
On the centennial of Pauline Kael’s birth, the Quad Cinema is presenting Losing It at the Movies, a retrospective including both films that received her highest praise and those she viciously tore apart.
In Quartet (1981), now screening at Quad Cinema, filmmaker James Ivory explores sexual Stockholm syndrome and the persistence of patriarchy in seedy 1920s Paris.
A retrospective of the New German Cinema director’s influential work marks the release of her latest documentary, Searching for Ingmar Bergman.
From capturing teenage innocence to 1968, Kurys’s slice-of-life movies are sparkling and big-hearted, but not without a caustic side.
A two-part series at the Quad Cinema chronicles the cheaply made and formally rich horror movies that the UK’s Hammer Films began producing in the 1950s.
French director Bruno Dumont’s latest, a ponderous experimental musical about Joan of Arc’s childhood, celebrates the innocence and banality of a young saint’s life.
On the occasion of his retrospective at Quad Cinema, Klein talks about his movies, becoming a Parisian, and fascism in the US.
Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet’s The Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach, entirely played by professional musicians, is a peculiar and striking film.
A program of experimental American animation at the Quad is a gift, and a riotous romp through a pre-digital creative movement.