Thanks to ultra high-resolution digital scanning, we are living in the heyday of gorgeous restorations that return cinema's most beloved and often long-unavailable films back to audiences.
Ashby. Buñuel. Fassbinder. Jarman. Queen! Our Archival Features are more than just a chance to see great films back on the big screen; they are an experience of their own, as we have collected this year's finest restored masterpieces, uncovered previously unseen work from iconic filmmakers, and crafted unique film and music events.
USA | 1979 | 130 minutes | Hal Ashby
Peter Sellers plays a childlike gardener who is thrust into the world of politics and telvision in Hal Ashby's classic satire.
France | 1967 | 100 minutes | Luis Bunuel
Catherine Deneuve plays a bored houswife turned part-time sex worker in Luis Bunuel's surreal and erotic masterpiece.
United Kingdom | 1991 | 87 minutes | Derek Jarman
Derek Jarman's postmodern update of the Elizabethan drama chronicles the downfall of openly gay monarch King Edward II.
Germany | 1972 | 478 minutes | Rainer Werner Fassbinder
An epic eight part social history of postwar Germany, helmed by the late prolific German auteur Rainer Werner Fassbinder.
USA | 2018 | 85 minutes | Joe Pickett, Nick Prueher
Joe Pickett and Nick Prueher have carefully curated the best of their outrageous video collection to present along with live comedy commentary.
United Kingdom | 1986 | 116 minutes | Russell Mulcahy
Seattle's own DJ NicFit reimagines this cult classic with a decades-spanning all Queen playlist performed live on two turntables.
Italy | 1911 | 71 minutes | Francesco Bertolini, Giuseppe de Liguoro, Adolfo Padovan
Seattle rock band My Goodness provide a live accompaniment to the 1911 Italian silent film.
Japan | 1954 | 126 minutes | Kenji Mizoguchi
A Japenese cinema masterpiece in which a nobleman's family is ripped apart by slave traders.
Canada | 1980 | 107 minutes | Peter Medak
George C Scott plays a composer who receives messages from a childish paranormal entity in this acclaimed gothic thriller.