Movie theaters have always been a place of escape, where moviegoers can immerse themselves in captivating stories and engaging characters. Our Films We Love series is designed to provide audiences with an opportunity to revisit some of the greatest films of all time, as ranked by the British Film Institute's Sight & Sound magazine. Each film in the series has been carefully selected based on its ranking on the list, denoted with a # followed by a number in parenthesis.
The series began with Citizen Kane (#3) and Jeanne Dielman (#1), both of which were met with resounding praise from moviegoers. The series continues with Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo (#2) on March 27. Vertigo is often cited as Hitchcock's masterpiece, featuring a captivating storyline and stunning visual effects. The film is a must-see for any movie lover.
On April 3, we will be screening Singin' in the Rain (#10), one of the most beloved musicals of all time. With unforgettable songs, charming performances, and iconic dance numbers, this classic film is sure to put a smile on your face and leave you humming its tunes for days.
On April 10, we will be showing Wong Kar-wai's In the Mood for Love (#5), a visually stunning film that explores themes of love, loss, and desire. This critically acclaimed masterpiece has been praised for its exquisite cinematography, captivating performances, and unforgettable soundtrack.
Beau Travail (#7) will be screening on April 17, offering audiences a chance to experience one of the most visually stunning films ever made. Set in the French Foreign Legion, the film explores themes of masculinity, power, and desire in a way that is both poetic and haunting.
On April 24, we will be screening Tokyo Story (#4), a film often cited as one of the greatest ever made. Directed by Yasujirō Ozu, Tokyo Story tells the story of an aging couple who travel to Tokyo to visit their grown children, only to find themselves disconnected from the world around them. The film is a moving exploration of family, tradition, and the passing of time.
We will be showing Man with a Movie Camera (#8) on May 9. This groundbreaking film, directed by Dziga Vertov, is a silent documentary that offers a glimpse into everyday life in the Soviet Union during the 1920s. With its innovative editing techniques and dynamic camerawork, Man with a Movie Camera remains a landmark in the history of cinema.
Join us for this incredible series of films that have shaped the art of cinema and left an indelible mark on our culture. Whether you're a longtime movie lover or a newcomer to the world of cinema, Films We Love is an experience you won't want to miss.