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Film Series: Vertigo

1958. USA. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. With James Stewart, Kim Novak. 128 min.


A former police detective, driven to early retirement by an incident that left him with a paralyzing fear of heights, is hired as a P.I. to follow a friend’s wife, who has been behaving abnormally. Hitchcock spins a dizzying whirlpool of storytelling magic, slowly revealing bits and pieces of the psychological obsession at the film’s beating heart.

Tonight / 8 p.m. / Goldsmith Family Cinema / Free

Film Series: The Birds

1963. USA. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. With Tippi Hedren. 119 min. 35mm print

A young socialite’s pursuit of a potential beau takes a turn for the bizarre when ever-increasing flocks of birds descend upon a sleepy bayside resort town. Is it the apocalypse or just an ornithological nightmare? Hitchcock’s chilling avian thriller will leave you squawking in terror.

Tonight / 8 p.m. / Goldsmith Family Cinema / $5

Film Series: North By Northwest

1959. USA. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. With Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint. 136 min.

 

One moment Grant’s an unsuspecting ad man; the next he’s fleeing cinema’s most famous crop duster and dangling off of Mount Rushmore. The apotheosis of Hitch’s “innocent man on the run” pictures is justly beloved for iconic suspense setpieces, yet it also boasts a tight script crackling with wit and innuendo.

Tonight / 8 p.m. / Goldsmith Family Cinema / $5