2019 First Watches

Renewed Appreciation: Blackhat, Last Year at Marienbad, Hiroshima mon amour, Muriel, or the Time of Return, Badlands, The Heartbreak Kid, A Woman Under the Influence

Shorts: “Serene Velocity,” “When It Rains,” “Fireworks,” “Arnulf Rainer,” “Castro Street,” “Prelude: Dog Star Man,” “Hold Me While I’m Naked,” “Secret Goldfish,” “The Birth of Magellan: Cadenza I,” “Something Good – Negro Kiss,” “Reflections on Black”, “Radio Dynamics”, “Yggdrasill: Whose Roots Are Stars in the Human Mind,” “Ballet mécanique”, “Liberty,” “Introduction to Arnold Schoenberg’s ‘Accompaniment to a Cinematographic Scene'”, “Twelve Tales Told,” “Infinite Doors,” “From These Roots,” “Kid Auto Races at Venice,” “Tokyo March,” “Wong Sinsaang,” “Pasadena Freeway Stills,” “The Life and Death of 9413, a Hollywood Extra”

  1. Céline and Julie Go Boating (1974, Jacques Rivette) [February]
  2. The Mother and the Whore (1973, Jean Eustache) [January]
  3. Out 1: Spectre (1972, Jacques Rivette) [February]
  4. Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler (1922, Fritz Lang) [January]
  5. Lancelot du Lac (1974, Robert Bresson) [February]
  6. Goodbye to Language (2014, Jean-Luc Godard) [March]
  7. The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant (1972, Rainer Werner Fassbinder) [January]
  8. Bound for the Fields, the Mountains, and the Seacoast (1986, Nobuhiko Obayashi) [February]
  9. Transit (2018, Christian Petzold) [March]
  10. Man With a Movie Camera (1929, Dziga Vertov) [January]
  11. The Quiet Man (1952, John Ford) [March]
  12. Police Story (1985, Jackie Chan) [February]
  13. The Sweet Hereafter (1997, Atom Egoyan) [January]
  14. Oki’s Movie (2010, Hong Sang-soo) [March]
  15. La Rupture (1970, Claude Chabrol) [January]
  16. Underground (1995, Emir Kusturica) [February]
  17. Paris Belongs to Us (1961, Jacques Rivette) [February]
  18. Just Before Nightfall (1971, Claude Chabrol) [January]
  19. All That Heaven Allows (1955, Douglas Sirk) [February]
  20. Killer of Sheep (1977, Charles Burnett) [March]
  21. Stavisky… (1974, Alain Resnais) [February]
  22. The Image Book (2018, Jean-Luc Godard) [February]
  23. La Chienne (1931, Jean Renoir) [March]
  24. Mean Streets (1973, Martin Scorsese) [January]
  25. Testament (1983, Lynne Littman) [February]
  26. Dragnet Girl (1933, Yasujiro Ozu) [March]
  27. Fox and His Friends (1975, Rainer Werner Fassbinder) [March]
  28. Day for Night (1973, François Truffaut) [January]
  29. Liebelei (1933, Max Ophuls) [February]
  30. Andrei Rublev (1966, Andrei Tarkovsky) [January]
  31. The Phantom of Liberty (1974, Luis Buñuel) [February]
  32. History Lessons (1972, Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet) [January]
  33. The Power of Kangwon Province (1998, Hong Sang-soo) [January]
  34. The Mule (2018, Clint Eastwood) [January]
  35. Unfriended: Dark Web (2018, Stephen Susco) [January]
  36. Mrs. Hyde (2017, Serge Bozon) [January]
  37. Belonging (2019, Burak Çevik) [March]
  38. Grey Gardens (1974, Albert Maysles & David Maysles & Ellen Hovde & Muffie Meyer) [March]
  39. Alice in the Cities (1974, Wim Wenders) [February]
  40. Welcome to Marwen (2018, Robert Zemeckis) [January]
  41. The Middle of the World (1974, Alain Tanner) [February]
  42. Infinite Football (2018, Corneliu Porumboiu) [January]
  43. The House That Jack Built (2018, Lars von Trier) [January]
  44. The Nasty Girl (1990, Michael Verhoeven) [January]
  45. The Night of the Scarecrow (1974, Sérgio Ricardo) [February]
  46. Classical Period (2018, Ted Fendt) [January]
  47. Italianamerican (1974, Martin Scorsese) [February]
  48. Israel, Why (1973, Claude Lanzmann) [January]
  49. The Competition (2016, Claire Simon) [February]
  50. Police Story 2 (1988, Jackie Chan) [February]
  51. Witness (1985, Peter Weir) [January]
  52. Trash Humpers (2009, Harmony Korine) [March]
  53. The Illumination (1973, Krzysztof Zanussi) [January]
  54. El Valley Centro (1999, James Benning) [March]
  55. The Rider (2017, Chloé Zhao) [January]
  56. Enamorada (1946, Emilio Fernández) [February]
  57. Les Enfants Terribles (1950, Jean-Pierre Melville) [February]
  58. Land of Silence and Darkness (1971, Werner Herzog) [January]
  59. A Doll’s House (1973, Joseph Losey) [January]
  60. Memento (2000, Christopher Nolan) [January]
  61. La Paloma (1974, Daniel Schmid) [February]
  62. Conversation Piece (1974, Luchino Visconti) [March]
  63. Field Niggas (2015, Khalik Allah) [March]
  64. Distant Thunder (1973, Satyajit Ray) [January]
  65. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018, Bob Persichetti & Peter Ramsey & Rodney Rothman) [January]
  66. Unbreakable (2000, M. Night Shyamalan) [January]
  67. Minding the Gap (2018, Bing Liu) [January]
  68. Happy Death Day 2U (2019, Christopher Landon) [January]
  69. Pan’s Labyrinth (2006, Guillermo del Toro) [March]
  70. Hedy (1966, Andy Warhol) [February]
  71. Milla (2017, Valérie Massadian) [January]
  72. A Bigger Splash (1973, Jack Hazan) [February]
  73. Glass (2019, M. Night Shyamalan) [February]
  74. Lacombe Lucien (1974, Louis Malle) [February]
  75. Did You Wonder Who Fired the Gun? (2017, Travis Wilkerson) [January]
  76. Part-Time Work of a Domestic Slave (1973, Alexander Kluge) [February]
  77. Honeyland (2019, Tamara Kotevska & Ljubomir Stefanov) [March]
  78. The Watermelon Woman (1996, Cheryl Dunye) [January]
  79. Riddles of the Sphinx (1977, Laura Mulvey & Peter Wollen) [March]
  80. Kid Blue (1973, James Frawley) [January]
  81. The Assassination of Trotsky (1972, Joseph Losey) [January]
  82. Réjeanne Padovani (1973, Denys Arcand) [January]
  83. Silence (1926, Rupert Julian) [March]
  84. Spring Breakers (2012, Harmony Korine) [March]
  85. Old-Fashioned Woman (1974, Martha Coolidge) [February]
  86. The Land of Steady Habits (2018, Nicole Holofcener) [January]
  87. Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002, Phillip Noyce) [February]
  88. Layer Cake (2004, Matthew Vaughn) [March]