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Chelsea Classics

June 10 - June 28

The Chelsea Theater is pleased to announce Chelsea Classics, a new repertory series of essential arthouse films. The initial 28-film selection includes vital American independents, underseen Hollywood classics, international favorites, and even a couple of brand-new restorations that will remain unavailable on home video or streaming. Only at the Chelsea Theater, all summer long!

My Man Godfrey
(Gregory La Cava, 1936, 93 min)
Sat June 10, 4:00 pm
Tue June 13, 7:00 pm
Carole Lombard and William Powell dazzle in this definitive screwball comedy by Gregory La Cava—a potent cocktail of romantic repartee and social critique.

The Lady Eve
(Preston Sturges, 1941, 93 min)
Sun June 11, 4:00 pm
Wed June 14, 7:00 pm
Barbara Stanwyck sizzles, Henry Fonda bumbles, and Preston Sturges runs riot in one of the all-time great screwballs, a pitch-perfect blend of comic zing and swoon-worthy romance aboard a cruise liner sailing up the coast of South America.

Love Streams
(John Cassavetes, 1984, 141 min)
Sat June 17, 4:00 pm
Tue June 20, 7:00 pm
John Cassavetes’ career of risk taking comes to a climax in this rich, original, emotionally magnificent 1984 film about a brother who is unable to love (Cassavetes) and a sister who loves too much (Gena Rowlands).

(John Cassavetes, 1970, 142 min)
Sun June 18, 4:00 pm
Wed June 21, 7:00 pm
This tale of a middle-aged, suburbanite trio (real-life buddies Ben Gazzara, Peter Falk, and director John Cassavetes, all at the top of their game) mourning the recent death of their pal—and their youth—by going on an endless memorial bender.

Losing Ground
(Kathleen Collins, 1982, 86 min)
Sat June 24, 4:00 pm
Tue June 27, 7:00 pm

Kathleen Collins’s second film tells the story of two remarkable people, married and hurtling toward a crossroads in their lives: Sara Rogers, a Black professor of philosophy, is embarking on an intellectual quest just as her painter husband Victor (Bill Gunn) sets off on an exploration of joy.

The Green Ray
(Eric Rohmer, 1986, 98 min, in French with English subtitles)
Sun June 25, 4:00 pm
Wed June 28, 7:00 pm
Rohmer captures the ache of summertime sadness with exquisite poignancy in this luminous tale of self-exploration, based on the Jules Verne novel of the same name


June 10
June 28
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