A Sneak Peek at The Cinematheque’s May Screenings

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Vancouver, BC | Here is a sneak peak at the screenings we have coming up in May, with press releases to follow.

Bergman 100 Continues! | May 18-30
Our Bergman 100 screenings in May includes one of cinema’s most famous works, The Seventh Seal, as well as Summer with Monika, Sawdust and Tinsel, and The Devil’s Eye.

Umetsugu Inoue: Japan’s Music Man | May 19 – 27
This mini-retrospective offers just a handful of the more than one hundred movies directed by prolific Japanese filmmaker Umetsugu Inoue, best known as a specialist in musicals.

Film Club! BABE | Sun, May 20 at 11am
It’s not every kids’ film about a talking pig that gets nominated for seven Oscars! Produced and co-written by Aussie auteur George Miller (Mad Max series), this family classic about a resourceful little porker hasn’t lost an ounce of its wit, charm, or relevance in the decades since its release. In fact, mark you’re calendars for June as the sequel Babe: Pig in the City screens on Sun, June 17 at 11am!

National Tap Dance Day | Fri, May 25 – 7pm
In celebration of National Tap Dance Day, West Coast Tap and The Cinematheque are pleased to present new restorations of two exhilarating dance films by American documentary filmmaker George T. Nierenberg: No Maps on My Taps (1979) and About Tap (1985).

Casey Wei: Murky Colors + Vater und Sohn / Father and Son / — | Sun, May 27 – 2pm
221A and The Cinematheque present two works by Vancouver-based interdisciplinary artist, filmmaker, and musician Casey Wei as part of sum of the parts, a curatorial research project by Jenn Jackson.

And don’t forget to join us for our double bill screenings of Dreyer’s transcendent The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928) and Bruno Dumont’s ultra outré Jeannette, the Childhood of Joan of Arc (2017) this weekend!

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