Film-going ain't what it used to be. But thanks to the Denver Film Society, you can enjoy an old-school viewing experience on Tuesdays in January, when the DFS will roll out brand-new prints of five foreign classics on the big screen at the Denver FilmCenter. The weekly screenings flicker on at 7 p.m., and admission ranges from $7 to $9.75; go to the DFS website for information.
But just to get you started, we've compiled a short introduction to the series below.
World on a Wire, January 3 German director Rainer Werner Fassbinder's noirish thriller:
The Soft Skin, January 10 Francois Truffaut's story of love gone bad:
The Makioka Sisters, January 17 Kon Ichikawa follows the lives of four sisters running the family business:
Every Man for Himself, January 24 Jean-Luc Godard's celebrated 1980 return to filmmaking:
Red Desert, January 31 Michaelangelo Antonioni's meditation on alienation in the age of technology: