Film Series

May 09 - May 23, 2013
Farewell Films

Phyllis Wattis Theater

In the weeks before SFMOMA's building closes for expansion, we say some cinematic goodbyes with The Last Waltz (Martin Scorsese, 1978), The Last Picture Show (Peter Bogdanovich, 1971), and The Long Goodbye (Robert Altman, 1973).


The Last Waltz
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Martin Scorsese, The Last Waltz, 1978, 117 min., 35mm

Often considered to be the definitive live concert film, The Last Waltz is Martin Scorsese's 35mm documentation of The Band's farewell performance at San Francisco's…

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The Last Picture Show
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Peter Bogdanovich, The Last Picture Show, 1971, 126 min., black and white, 35mm

Set in lonely Anarene, Texas in 1951, Bogdanovich's evocative portrait of a dying West follows three teens as they navigate late adolescence in the bleak landscape of their…

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The Long Goodbye
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Robert Altman, The Long Goodbye, 1973, 112 min., 35mm

Elliott Gould stars as the hard-boiled, wise-cracking private investigator Philip Marlowe who gets caught up with a host of shady and villainous characters — including a…

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