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Cecil B. DeMille: In the Beginning, 1914–1918
January 6–27, 1989
View details » The Squaw Man
The Call of the North
The Virginian
What's His Name
The Man from Home
Rose of the Rancho
The Girl of the Golden West
The Warrens of Virginia
The Unafraid
The Captive
Maria Rosa
Chimmie Fadden Out West
The Cheat
The Golden Chance
The Trail of the Lonesome Pine
The Heart of Nora Flynn
Joan the Woman
A Romance of the Redwoods
The Little American
The Woman God Forgot
The Whispering Chorus
The Devil-Stone
Old Wives for New
Till I Come Back to You

Video and Language: Video as Language
January 20–February 26, 1989
View details » Two Strings
Terra degli dei madre
Mitchell's Death
Ursonate 1986
Around and About
Grimoire Magnétique
O Superman
Some Words I Mispronounce
URA ARU (the backside exists)
Mixed Emotions
Selected Body Works
Information Withheld
Tropical Light
J'ai la tête qui tourne
Digital Speech
The Double
Unity Through Strength
Passeggiate Romane
R.M. Fischer: An Industrial

Nestor Almendros: Man with a Camera
January 27–February 24, 1989
View details » 58-59
Gente en la Playa
La Gare
"Obsession" Commercials
Days of Heaven
Nobody Listened
La Collectionneuse
Sophie's Choice
The Marquise of O
My Night at Maud's
Claire's Knee
The Blue Lagoon
Mes petites amoureuses
The Wild Child
Two English Girls
The Story of Adele H.
The Green Room
The Last Metro
Kramer vs. Kramer
Still of the Night
Places in the Heart
Pauline at the Beach

Visions of New York
February 4–March 3, 1989
View details » Fat Feet
Up and Down the Waterfront
Under the Brooklyn Bridge
What Mozart Saw on Mulberry Street
Square Times
Default Averted
Central Park in the Dark
New York Near Sleep for Saskia
New York Portrait: Chapter One
New York Portrait: Chapter Two
Stillwell Avenue Bridge
Grandma's House
Lady Louise
Unidentified Flying Objects
Mosholu Holiday
Tales of the Bronx
The Dancing Soul of the Walking People
The Wonder Ring
In the Street
Go Go Go
Gnir Rednow
Daybreak Express
Misery Index
Fait Divers
Boy Town
Wild Kingdom
Walden: Diaries, Notes & Sketches
, Part II

The Defiant One: The Films of Sidney Poitier
March 1–17, 1989
View details » Edge of the City
From Whence Cometh My Help
No Way Out
Pressure Point
A Raisin in the Sun
To Sir, with Love
The Blackboard Jungle
In the Heat of the Night
Lilies of the Field
A Warm December
Cry, the Beloved Country
The Defiant Ones
Shoot to Kill

A Second Look
March 17–31, 1989
View details » King Lear
Thy Kingdom Come, Thy Will Be Done
The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years
Patty Hearst
Five Corners
Shy People
Candy Mountain

The Films of Cecil B. DeMille, Part II: Sex and Cinema
March 31–April 21, 1989
View details » Don't Change Your Husband
For Better, For Worse
Male and Female
Why Change Your Wife?
Something to Think About
Forbidden Fruit
The Affairs of Anatol
Fool's Paradise
Saturday Night
Adam's Rib
The Ten Commandments
The Golden Bed
The Road to Yesterday
The Volga Boatman
The King of Kings
The Godless Girl

The Glaring Light: Television Coverage of Civil Rights, 1956-1967
March 31–May 4, 1989
View details » Eyes on the Prize: "Awakenings (1954-1956)"
Eyes on the Prize: "Fighting Back (1957-1962)"
Eyes on the Prize: "Ain't Scared of Your Jails (1960-1961)"
Eyes on the Prize: "No Easy Walk (1961-1963)"
Eyes on the Prize: "Mississippi: Is This America? (1963-1964)"
Eyes on the Prize: "Bridge to Freedom (1965)"
Corner of the Carpet
Degree of Difference
Clete Roberts Special Report
: "The Human Explosion"
Bell & Howell Close-up!: "Cast the First Stone"
Discrimination in New York State
No Whites Allowed
The War at Oxford
Feedback: The Race Dialogue
The Fourth Man
Outlook: St. Augustine: Fountain of Dissent
Insight: "The Invincible Weapon"
Same Mud, Same Blood
Now Is the Time
Detroit Riot Coverage

In the Nick of Time: Thrills on the Installment Plan
April 21–May 12, 1989
View details » The Fighting Devil Dogs
Dick Tracy's G-Men
Adventures of Red Ryder
Mysterious Doctor Satan
Captain Celluloid vs. the Film Pirates
The Tiger Woman
Haunted Harbor
The Painted Stallion
SOS Coast Guard

The Purple Monster Strikes
Sharad of Atlantis
Secret Agent X-9
The Three Musketeers
The New Adventures of Tarzan
The Perils of Pauline
The Exploits of Elaine
The Iron Claw
Perils of Nyoka
The Green Hornet Strikes Again
Daredevils of the Red Circle
The Return of Chandu
Spy Smasher
Daredevils of the West
Drums of Fu Manchu
Zorro's Fighting Legion
Atom Man vs. Superman
Dick Tracy vs. Crime Inc.
The Masked Marvel
A Woman in Grey
Officer 444
Sunken Silver
The Tiger's Shadow
The Spider's Web

What’s Wrong With These Pictures: The Cinema of Owen Land and Morgan Fisher
May 12–14, 1989
View details » The Director and His Actor Look at Footage Showing Preparations for an Unmade Film (2)
Documentary Footage
Production Stills
Picture and Sound Rushes
The Wilkinson Household Fire Alarm
Cue Rolls
Projection Instructions
Standard Gauge
Protective Coloration
Phi Phenomenon
Production Footage
Fleming Faloon
Film in Which There Appear Edge Lettering, Sprocket Holes, Dirt Particles, Etc.
Diploteratology or Bardo Follies
The Film That Rises to the Surface of Clarified Butter
Institutional Quality
Remedial Reading Comprehension
Wide Angle Saxon
On the Marriage Broker Joke as Cited by Sigmund Freud in Wit and Its Relation to the Unconscious, or Can the Avant-Garde Artist Be Wholed?
What's Wrong With This Picture? 1
and 2
Thank You Jesus for the Eternal Present
A Film of Their 1973 Spring Tour Commissioned by Christian World Liberation Front of Berkeley, California
Noli Me Tangere
The Box Theory

Kim Novak: Last of the Love Goddesses
May 19–June 2, 1989
View details » Vertigo
Strangers When We Meet
Bell, Book and Candle
Middle of the Night
The Notorious Landlady
5 Against the House
Pal Joey
Kiss Me, Stupid
The Legend of Lylah Clare
The Man with the Golden Arm

Escape to Hollywood: Émigré Filmmakers from Nazi Germany
June 11–July 9, 1989
View details » Hitler's Madman
You and Me
Letter from an Unknown Woman

Comedy and Avant-Garde Film
June 24–July 14, 1989
View details » Hold Me While I'm Naked
Corruption of the Damned
The Craven Sluck
Sins of the Fleshapoids
The Diane Linkletter Story
The Secret Cinema
Chafed Elbows
The Cage
The Lead Shoes
Secondary Currents
Wide Angle Saxon
Rocket Boy vs. Brakhage
Blue Moses
So Is This
The Great Blondino
Bleu Shut
Brute Charm
Flying Fur
Doggie Diner and the Return of Doggie Diner
Rat Life and Diet in North America
Jamestown Baloos
Horse Over Tea Kettle
A Movie
Cartoon Le Mousse
Louise Smells a Rat
Better Be Careful
Murder Psalm
Magazine Mouth
Covert Action
Who Do You Think You Are
C'mon Babe (Danke schoen)
Blonde Cobra
The End

The Films of Cecil B. DeMille, Part III: The Talkies, 1929–1956
July 14–August 11, 1989
View details » Dynamite
Madam Satan
The Squaw Man
The Sign of the Cross
This Day and Age
Four Frightened People
The Crusades
The Plainsman
The Buccaneer
Union Pacific
North West Mounted Police
Reap the Wild Wind
The Story of Dr. Wassell
Samson and Delilah
The Greatest Show on Earth
The Ten Commandments

Hollywood Beyond Sunset
August 12–September 8, 1989
View details » Show Girl in Hollywood
What's the Matter with Helen?
Peeping Tom
In a Lonely Place
Bottoms Up
Her Splendid Folly
The Death Kiss
Hollywood Round-Up
The Talk of Hollywood
Star Dust
Hollywood Boulevard (1936)
The Day of the Locust
Hollywood Boulevard (1976)
The Star

Parabola Film Festival
September 9–10, 1989
View details » NYC
Limn IV
Drinking from the Stream
A Still Life of Postcards
It Scares Me to Feel This Way
Peggy and Fred in Hell
Tales of the Forgotten Future, Part I: The Morning Films
Warm Broth
The Balcony
Hollywood Killed Me
On Ludlow in Blau

The Rise and Fall of the Television Western
September 9–November 5, 1989
Tales of Wells Fargo: "Butch Cassidy"
Have Gun – Will Travel: "The Misguided Father"
Bat Masterson: "Double Showdown"
Bonanza: "The Duke"
The Texan: "The Stampede"

The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin: "Return to Fort Apache"
Hopalong Cassidy: "Alien Range"
The Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok: "Lost Indian Mine"
The Gene Autry Show: "The Old Prospector"
Annie Oakley: "Dude's Decision"
The Lone Ranger: "Sheriff of Gunstock"

Gunsmoke: "Pucket's New Year"
The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp: "The Suffragette"
The Loner: "The Vespers"
Cimarron City: "The Medicine Man"
The Rifleman: "The Sharpshooter"

Wagon Train: "The Colter Craven Story"
Frontier: "In Nebraska"
Overland Trail: "Fire in the Hole"

The Men from Shiloh: "Lady at the Bar"
Johnny Ringo: "Black Harvest"
The High Chaparral: "The Forge of Hate"

Cheyenne: "Land Beyond the Law"
Sugarfoot: "Misfire"
Maverick: "Hadley's Hunters"

Trackdown: "The Chinese Cowboy"
Stories of the Century: "Chief Crazy Horse"
Broken Arrow: "The Mail Riders"
The Outcasts: "The Long Ride"
Telephone Time: "Elfego Baca"

The 20th Century: "The Western Hero"
The DuPont Show of the Week: "The Real West"
The Legendary West
You Are There: "The Last of the Dalton Gang"

Judge Roy Bean: "Judge of the Pecos Valley"
The Cisco Kid: "Haven for Heavies"
26 Men: "Dead Man in Tucson"
Cowboy G-Men: "The Indian Traders"
Frontier Doctor: "San Francisco Story"
Death Valley Days: "Five Feet of Nothing"

So Young the Savage Land
The Black Wagon
A Warm Day in Heaven
Man from Everywhere

The Wild Wild West
The Night of the Brain

Tate: "Home Town"
Wichita Town: "Brothers of the Knife"
Hotel de Paree: "The Long Trek"
Brave Eagle: "Papoose"
The Man from Blackhawk: "Death by Northwest"
Man Without a Gun: "The Kidder"

A Hand-Made World: Sixty Years of Animated Features
September 16–October 13, 1989
View details » The Adventures of Prince Achmed
The Secret of NIMH
Mr. Bug Goes to Town
The Three Caballeros
Fantastic Planet
Gulliver's Travels
The Fabulous World of Jules Verne
The Point
The Hobbit
The Lord of the Rings
The Phantom Tollbooth
Shinbone Alley
Gay Purr-ee
Raggedy Ann and Andy
Watership Down
The Mouse and His Child
Animal Farm
Charlotte's Web
Yellow Submarine

Tony Walton: Designing for Stage and Screen
September 22, 1989–August 26, 1990
View details » The Boy Friend
Murder on the Orient Express
Prince of the City
Mary Poppins

Films That Tell Time: A Ken Jacobs Retrospective
October 20–November 15, 1989
View details » The Impossible: Chapter One "Southwark Fair"
The Wizard of Oz
The Sky Socialist
Jerry Takes a Back Seat, Then Passes Out of the Picture
Little Stabs at Happiness
The Winter Footage
Orchard Street
Saturday Afternoon Blood Sacrifice: TV Plug: Little Cobra Dance
The Death of P'town
Naomi Is a Vision of Loveliness
Urban Peasants
A Man's Home Is His Castle Films: The European Theater of Operations
Star Spangled to Death
The Doctor's Dream
Blonde Cobra
Nissan Ariana Window
We Stole Away
The Boxer Rebellion
Perfect Film
Baud'larian Capers
Lisa and Joey in Connecticut, January '65: "You've Come Back" "You're Still Here"
Soft Rain
Ken Jacobs Theater of Unconscionable Stupidity Presents Camera Thrills of the War
The Whole Shebang
The Sky Socialist: Flight
Audio-Optical Vaudeville
Tom, Tom, the Piper's Son
Making Light of History: The Philippines Adventure
The Impossible: Chapter Three "Hell Breaks Loose"
An American Dance
Black Space
The Alps and the Jews

Projections of the New York Woman
November 24–December 15, 1989
View details » How to Marry a Millionaire
Give a Girl a Break
My Little Margie: "The Big Telecast"
Amos 'n' Andy: "Society Party"
Bells Are Ringing
Ask Any Girl
Meet Betty Furness
The Faye Emerson Show
The Ilka Chase Show
What's My Line
The Tender Trap
That Kind of Woman
The Arthur Murray Party
The Ford Television Theatre
: "The Summer Memory"
Butterfield 8
Breakfast at Tiffany's
Stage Struck
The Elgin TV Hour
: "Mind Over Momma"
Imitation of Life
Woman's World
Naked City
: "A Succession of Heartbeats"
The Best of Everything
Desk Set
Daisy Kenyon
Mr. and Mrs. North
: "Formula for Trouble"
Decoy: "Stranglehold"
Torch Song

The Cartoon World of Bob Clampett
December 16, 1989–January 5, 1990
View details » PROGRAM 1
Porky's Badtime Story
Get Rich Quick Porky
Rover's Rival
Porky's Hero Agency
Porky's Poppa
Patient Porky
Prehistoric Porky
The Sour Puss
The Timid Toreador
Porky's Snooze Reel

Time for Beany
Willie the Wolf
Buffalo Billy
Thunderbolt the Wonder Colt

Porky and Daffy
The Daffy Doc
Scalp Trouble
Wise Quacks
A Coy Decoy
The Henpecked Duck
The Wise Quacking Duck
Tick Tock Tuckered
Draftee Daffy
Baby Bottleneck

Crazy Cruise
The Wacky Wabbit
Bugs Bunny Gets the Boid
Tortoise Wins by a Hare
Falling Hare
What's Cookin' Doc
Buckaroo Bugs
The Old Grey Hare
The Big Snooze

What Price Porky
Porky's Five and Ten
Injun Trouble
Porky's Party
Porky's Naughty Nephew
Meet John Doughboy
We, the Animals - Squeak!
Nutty News
Wacky Blackouts
Eatin' on the Cuff

Porky in Egypt
The Lone Stranger and Porky
Porky's Tire Trouble
Porky's Movie Mystery
Chicken Jitters
Goofy Groceries
Farm Frolics
Porky's Pooch
The Cagey Canary
Horton Hatches the Egg

Kristopher Kolumbus Jr.
Polar Pals
Porky's Picnic
Porky's Hotel
Jeepers Creepers
It's a Grand Old Nag
Fighting Tools
Booby Traps
Any Bonds Today

Naughty Neighbors
Pied Piper Porky
The Film Fan
Porky's Last Stand
Africa Squeaks
The Hep Cat
A Gruesome Twosome
A Tale of Two Kitties
A Corny Concerto
Russian Rhapsody

Ali-Baba Bound
Pilgrim Porky
Slap Happy Pappy
Porky's Poor Fish
The Chewin' Bruin
Birdy and the Beast
Wagon Heels
The Bashful Buzzard
Bacall to Arms

Wildman of Wildsville
The Monstrous Monster
Spots Off a Leopard
The Mad Isle of Madhattan
D.J. the D.J.
Invasion of the Earth by Robots
Beany and the Boo-Birds
Tear Along the Dotted Lion
D.J.'s Disappearing Act

Classic Movie Serials in Tut’s Fever Movie Palace
View details » Captain America
The Masked Marvel
The Whispering Shadow
The Adventures of Captain Marvel

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One Hundred Years of Television
Lecture by Steven Hofer
January 15, 1989

Nestor Almendros: Man with a Camera
Lecture by Nestor Almendros
January 29, 1989

Visions of New York: Films by Rudy Burckhardt
With Rudy Burckhardt in person
February 4, 1989

Visions of New York: Film, Storytelling, and Music by Bob Fleischner
With Bob Fleischner in person
February 5, 1989

Visions of New York: Films by Peter Hutton
With Peter Hutton in person
February 5, 1989

The History of TV Giveaways, Premiums, and Licensed Products
Lecture by Gary Grossman
February 19, 1989

Visions of New York: Misery Index
With Nina Fonoroff in person
February 24, 1989

Visions of New York: Walden: Diaries, Notes & Sketches
With Jonas Mekas in person
February 25, 1989

Visions of New York: Your Home Movies About New York!
Special event
February 26, 1989

The Defiant One: The Films of Sidney Poitier
With Sidney Poitier in person
March 1, 1989

Song of My Land
With Koen and Frank Theys in person
March 5, 1989

John Springer Lecture Series
March 19–May 14, 1989
View details » My Life as a Publicist: Four Decades Promoting the Stars
All Talking! All Singing! All Dancing! The Early Era of Movie Musicals
They Had Faces Then: Hollywood Glamour in the 1930s and '40s

Technology, A Poetic Source: The Work of Steina and Woody Vasulka
With Steina and Woody Vasulka in person
April 9, 1989

The History of the Movie Serial
Panel discussion with Alan Barbour, Raymond Schnitzer, Kay Aldridge, Kirk Alyn, Henry Brandon, Linda Stirling, and William Witney in person
April 21, 1989

The Art and Industry of Serial Making
Panel discussion with William K. Everson, Raymond Schnitzer, William Witney, Kay Aldridge, Kirk Alyn, Henry Brandon, and Linda Stirling in person
April 22, 1989

1988 Peabody Award Winners
Continuous screening
May 5–June 1, 1989

What’s Wrong With These Pictures: The Cinema of Owen Land and Morgan Fisher
Screenings with Owen Land and Morgan Fisher in person
May 12–14, 1989

Fan Magazines: The True Story
Lecture by Jack Nachbar
May 21, 1989

Spoken Silents: The Katsuben and Japanese Silent Films
Lecture by Joseph L. Anderson
June 3, 1989

Midori Sawato Narrates Broken Blossoms
With Midori Sawato in person
June 3, 1989

Midori Sawato Narrates The Water Magician
With Midori Sawato in person
June 4, 1989

Cross Cultural Aspects of Japanese and American Silent Cinema
Panel discussion with Charles Musser, Joseph L. Anderson, Hiroshi Komatsu, Midori Sawato, and Yutaka Matsuo in person
June 4, 1989

An Afternoon with Alfred Birnbaum
Discussion with Alfred Birnbaum in person
June 11, 1989

Hitler's Madman
With Jan-Christopher Horak in person
June 11, 1989

The Craven Sluck and Sins of the Fleshapoids
With Mike Kuchar in person
June 24, 1989

The Cage
With Sidney Peterson in person
June 25, 1989

You and Me
With Tom Gunning in person
June 25, 1989

Letter from an Unknown Woman
With Tag Gallagher in person
July 9, 1989

Parabola Film Festival Program One
With MM Serra and Sallie Fuchs in person
September 9, 1989

Parabola Film Festival Program Two
With Leslie Thornton in person
September 9, 1989

Parabola Film Festival Program Three
With Lewis Klahr and Tom Rhoads in person
September 10, 1989

Parabola Film Festival Program Four
With Abraham Ravett in person
September 10, 1989

Who Shot the Sheriff? What Ever Happened to the Television Western
Lecture by J. Fred MacDonald
September 10, 1989

Tony Walton: Designing for Stage and Screen
Lecture by Tony Walton
September 24, 1989

Jerry Takes a Back Seat, Then Passes Out of the Picture
With Ken Jacobs in person
October 21, 1989

The Wizard of Oz
Lecture by Ken Jacobs
October 21, 1989

Films That Tell Time: A Ken Jacobs Retrospective
Screenings with Ken Jacobs in person
October 21–22, 28–29, and November 11, 1989

The First Annual Trailer Marathon
November 19, 1989

New York Women Directors
Roundtable dialogue with Joan Micklin Silver in person
November 30, 1989

She-Devil World Premiere
Screening and gala party
December 6, 1989

The New York Single Woman on Television
Panel discussion with performers, writers, and directors from Kate & Allie and The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd in person
December 12, 1989

The Cartoon World of Bob Clampett
With Sody Clampett and Steve Schneider in person
December 17, 1989

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Poets of the Darkness: Japanese Silent Cinema and the Art of the Katsuben
Presented in collaboration with Matsuda Eiga-sha and Kawakita Memorial Film Institute
June 3–23, 1989
View details » Broken Blossoms
The Water Magician
Tokyo Chorus
I Flunked, But...
Every Night Dreams
A Page of Madness
Bantsuma: The Life of Tsumasaburo Bando
To Sleep so as to Dream
The Outlaw
Jirokichi the Burglar
Apart from You
The Lady and the Beard

New Music America
Presented in conjunction with the New Music America Festival
November 17–18, 1989
View details » Nosferatu
The Golem
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
The Scar of Shame