The Best Film Events and Retrospectives Happening This January in New York

As we begin our descent into the bottomless frozen hell that is late winter, as well as a new year, it’s a comfort to know that there’s always a warm cinema somewhere in close proximity. And amidst a slew of Hollywood features debuting in recent months, always enjoyableto slip away into the past for a bit and catch up on a wealth of rare and fantastic work that isn’t playing at your local multiplex. From IFC Center and The Film Society of Lincoln Center to BAM and Anthology Film Archives, it’s the perfect month to indulge in myriad retrospectives, screenings, and events.

So whatever your film fancy—from the midnight cult favorites and classic thrills to the brilliance of Julianne Moore and the late L.M. Kit Carson—peruse our list and start planning out your viewing schedule now. Enjoy.

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Waverly Midnights (ongoing)

David Lynch’s Eraserhead 

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Weekend Classics: Screwball Romance (ongoing)

Bring Up Baby
His Girl Friday
The Major and the Minor

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Cronenberg (ongoing)

Videodrome
Naked Lunch

Crash
Existenz

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Celluloid Dreams (ongoing)

Michale Mann’s Manhunter 

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BAM

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William Friedkin presents Costa-Gavras’ Z (January 12)
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Julianne Moore Series (January 14-25)

Safe
Boogie Nights
Far From Heaven

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Curator’s Choice (January 2-4)

Goodbye to Language
Stranger by the Lake

Stray Dogs
Boyhood

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An Ava DuVernay Retrospective (January 3-5)

Selma
I Will Follow
Middle of Nowhere

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First Look 2015 (January 9-18)

Amour Fou
The Guests
Suitcase of Love and Shame
Two by Gina Telaroli, and Brigadoon

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MoMA

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Robert Altman (until January 17)

McCabe & Mrs. Miller
The Company
Gosford Park
Short Cuts

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The Contenders (until January 16)

Beetlejuice
Pompeii
Nightcrawler
Citizenfour

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Acteurism: Joan Bennett (until January 30)

Carless Lady
Wedding Present
I Met My Love Again

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THE FILM SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER

American Dreamer, The (1972)

L.M. Kit Carson’s The American Dreamer

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Let There Be Light: The Films of John Huston (until January 11)

The Treasure of Sierra Madre
Under the Volcano
A Walk With Love and Death
We Were Strangers 

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New York Jewish Film Festival (January 14-29)

Felix and Meira
Above and Beyond
Angels of Revolution
Forbidden Films

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In Case of No Emergency: The Films of Ruben Östlund (January 14-22)

Force Majeure
The Guitar Mongoloid
Involuntary

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ANTHOLOGY FILM ARCHIVES

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Aleksei German’s Hard to Be a God
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Lary 7 (January 23-25)

Not Junk YetL The Art of Lary 7
Lary 7: Single Frame 

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Beyond Cassavetes: Lost Legends of the New York Film World (1945-1970) – Richard Sarafian (January 11-14)

The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing
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Vanishing Point

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Flaherty NYC Presents: That Obscure Object of Desire (January 20-March 31)

Program 1: Psychic Substance
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French Classics of the 1930s-1940s (January 23-Febuary 2)

Hotel Du Nord
Les Visiteurs du Soir
The Story of a Cheat
The Raven

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FILM FORUM

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Orson Welles (January 1-February 3)

Citizen Kane
The Magnificent Ambersons
The Stranger
Touch of Evil

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King: A Film Record…Montgomery to Memphis (January 19)
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NITEHAWK CINEMA

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Art Seen (ongoing)

Michelangelo Antonioni’s Blow-Up
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January Brunch: The Perfect Crime (ongoing)

Bottle Rocket
The Professional

Crimes and Misdemeanors 
Clue

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Country Brunchin’ (ongoing)

James Bridges’s Urban Cowboy 
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January Midnite” I’ll Kick Your Ass! 

Fight Club
Raging Bull

Bronson

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Music Driven

Bill Perrine’s It’s Gonna Blow!

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