Spotlight Archive

Cruzamentos: Contemporary Brazilian Documentary

Iracema (1974)

Friday, July 11 - Friday, August 15

This summer we highlight the impressive output of original documentaries that have come from Brazil in the last four decades.

Hollywood Exiles in Europe

Eve (1962)

Friday, July 25 - Sunday, August 17

The Archive spotlights Hollywood filmmakers exiled abroad during the blacklist era, including Joseph Losey, Jules Dassin and Cy Endfield.

IN PERSON:  Norma Barzman, Rebecca Prime (7/25); Alan K. Rode (8/1).

What I Really Do Is Magic: Edith Head and Hollywood Costume Design

Edith Head

Friday, August 8 - Saturday, September 27

The Archive celebrates award-winning costume designer Edith Head, whose "magic" helped make Hollywood classics unforgettable.

IN PERSON:  Deborah Nadoolman Landis, Carl Reiner (8/8); David Chierichetti (8/9); Deborah Nadoolman Landis (8/16, 9/12); Paddy Calistro (8/24).


Exile Noir

Double Indemnity (1944)

Friday, August 22 - Sunday, September 28

Explore the expressionistic influence of German-speaking émigré filmmakers on Hollywood in the 1940s–'50s, as we screen titles by Fritz Lang, Otto Preminger, Douglas Sirk and others.

IN PERSON:  Norma Barzman (9/15).

In The Life: Celebrating a Historic Television Legacy

In The Life

September 20 @ 7:30 p.m.

The Archive celebrates the legacy of the Emmy-nominated public television news magazine In The Life, with a selection of its most moving and exciting moments.

IN PERSON:  John Scagliotti, creator of In The Life.