The Cinematheque pays tribute to Elizabeth Taylor with one of the campiest movies she ever made, a 1968 bomb based on Tennessee Williams' The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore (he also wrote the screenplay). Richard Burton and Noel Coward co-star in this tale of a poor poet and a super-rich lady, who lives on her own island. RIP, Liz. Cinematheque. At 7:30 p.m. Monday, June 13. — Michael Gallucci
A downward-spiraling actress tries to
get her life together in this art-house fave. Cinematheque. At 8:05 p.m. Thursday, June 9, and 7 p.m. Friday, June 10.
Mexican movie about a traveling circus on its last legs. Cinematheque. At 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 9, and 9:40 p.m. Saturday, June 11.
Bernardo Bertolucci's 1970 classic about Mussolini-era Italy screens in a new print. Cinematheque. At 8:45 p.m. Friday, June 10, and 7:25 p.m. Saturday, June 11.
Two days in the life of a new teenage mom. Cinematheque. At 5:05 p.m. Thursday, June 9, and 5:35 p.m. Friday, June 10.
The New World
Terrence Malick's 2005 outing about explorer John Smith and the settlers' relationship with Native Americans. Cedar Lee. At 7 p.m. Thursday, June 9.
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter ... and Spring
The first movie in the art museum's new South Korean series is a terrific 2003 film about a monk and his young apprentice. Cleveland Museum of Art's Morley Lecture Hall. At 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 8.
The Thin Red Line
Terrence Malick's 1998 meditative piece set during World War II is one of his best. Cedar Lee. At 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 8.
Vision: From the Life of Hildegard von Bingen
Biopic about a 12th-century nun, composer, feminist, and all-around kick-ass woman. Cleveland Museum of Art's Morley Lecture Hall. At 6:45 p.m. Friday, June 10.
The Young Girls of Rochefort
Musical from 1967 made by the
same team that made The Umbrellas
of Cherbourg, including director Jacques Demy and star Catherine Deneuve. Cinematheque. At 5 p.m. Saturday, June 11.