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La Cinematheque: Resnais and Cassavettes

  • South Orange Performing Arts Center 1 SOPAC Way South Orange, NJ, 07079 United States (map)

My American Uncle (1980) directed by Alain Resnais

Film Club memberships are $60 and available for sale in advance of a series and through the second film screening as discussions around each film build upon prior events.

An homage to two of the greatest creative spirits in cinema. 
Alain Resnais, was a French film director whose career extended over more than six decades. His films frequently explore the relationship between consciousness, memory, and the imagination, and he was noted for devising innovative formal structures for his narratives. Throughout his career, he won many awards from international film festivals and academies. 

American director John Cassavetes was also an actor and screenwriter. He was a pioneer of American independent film, writing and directing over a dozen movies, which he partially self-financed, and pioneered the use of improvisation and a realistic cinéma vérité style.

Additional screenings May 21, June 25. Visit for details.

Tickets: $60 for a four-film series
To purchase tickets click HERE or call (973) 313-2787

Earlier Event: April 9
Danceworks 2017