Buster Keaton's Two-Reel Comedies, Program 3
June 13 & 14
Long before Jean Dujardin in The Artist, Buster Keaton championed silent films in
the '20s. All month, the Cinematheque celebrates the comedic actor with shorts programs.
This installment includes The Boat, featuring Keaton's contraption the "Damfino,"
and Cops, in which Keaton is pursued by the entire LAPD. $9, Thu 5:45 p.m., Fri
June 20 & 22
Back by popular demand, this 2012 Christian Petzold film follows a surgeon who is
demoted to a small hospital as punishment for applying for an exit visa in 1980
East Germany. Despite being under the watchful eyes of Stasi spies, Barbara plots
her escape. $9, Thu 7:30 p.m., Sat 9:10 p.m.
The Lady Vanishes
June 28 & 29
If you're looking for a chill this summer, get your thrills from the Master of Suspense
himself at this screening of Alfred Hitchcock's The Lady Vanishes, a film that unravels
the mysterious disappearance of a young woman's elderly travel companion. $9, Fri
5:15 p.m., Sat 9:45 p.m.