"I Am Big! It's The Pictures That Got Small!" Wednesday Night Movies at Tompkins Square
Movies are shown alternating Wednesday nights at 6:00 pm, in the basement community room. All programs are free and open to the public.
January 18: Rear Window (1954; 112 mins.) Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. A wheelchair-bound photographer spies on his neighbours from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder. Starring James Stewart, Grace Kelly.
February 1: The Birds (1963; 119 mins.) Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. A wealthy San Francisco socialite pursues a potential boyfriend to a small Northern California town that slowly takes a turn for the bizarre when birds of all kinds suddenly begin to attack people. Starring Tippi Hedren.
February 15: The Girl (2012; 91 mins.) Dir: Julian Jarrold. Explores Alfred Hitchcock's obsession with the actress and star of The Birds, Tippi Hedren. Starring Sienna Miller, Toby Jones.
March 1: Airport 1975 (1974; 107 mins.) Dir: Jack Smight. A camp classic. A 747 in flight collides with a small plane, and is rendered pilotless. Somehow the control tower must get a pilot aboard so the jet can land. Starring Karen Black, Charlton Heston.
March 15: Sunset Boulevard (1950; 110 mins.) Dir: Billy Wilder. A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent-film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity. Starring Gloria Swanson, William Holden.
March 29: Sabrina (1954; 113 mins.) Dir: Billy Wilder. A playboy becomes interested in the daughter of his family's chauffeur, but it's his more serious brother who would be the better man for her. Starring Audrey Hepburn, Humphrey Bogart.
April 12: Roman Holiday (1953; 118 mins.) Dir: William Wyler. A bored and sheltered princess escapes her guardians and falls in love with an American newsman in Rome. Starring Audrey Hepburn, Gregory Peck.
April 26: Cape Fear (1962; 105 mins.) Dir: J. Lee Thompson. A lawyer's family is stalked and terrified by a man he once helped put in jail. Starring Gregory Peck, Robert Mitchum.