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Somewhere in the Night

Tuesday, January 6, 1:30 p.m.

An amnesic soldier (John Hodiak) returns to Los Angeles to piece together his past, only to find himself in the middle of a murder case, a hunt for a missing fortune, and the search for a mysterious man.

Admission:

FREE; no reservations

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The Woman in the Window

Thursday, January 8, 8:00 p.m.*

A sheepish college professor (Edward G. Robinson) engages in a minor dalliance with a mysterious woman while his wife is out of town. After an unfortunate series of events, he finds himself the target of a complicated murder plot and criminal investigation.

Admission:

$10 General; $7 Seniors and Full-Time Students; $5 Members

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The Stranger

Tuesday, January 13, 1:30 p.m.

Director Orson Welles also stars as a mild-mannered professor in this gripping drama about a war crimes commissioner (Edward G. Robinson) who visits a small town looking for an infamous Nazi war criminal.

Admission:

FREE; no reservations

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Pitfall and Criss Cross—Double-Feature Film Screening

Sunday, January 25, 2:00 p.m.

Attend a Sunday afternoon double-feature of classic femme
fatale noirs.

Admission:

$10 General; $7 Seniors and Full-Time Students; $5 Members

FILM

Confessions of a Nazi Spy

Tuesday, February 3, 1:30 p.m.

Edward G. Robinson plays an FBI investigator tasked with unearthing a suspected international Nazi spy ring. 

Admission:

FREE; no reservations

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Act of Violence

Tuesday, February 10, 1:30 p.m.

Fred Zinnemann’s only true film noir thriller—and one of the few films of its time to address survivor guilt—follows a former United States commander and prisoner of war (Van Heflin) being stalked by an embittered friend from his command troop.

Admission:

FREE; no reservations

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The File on Thelma Jordon

Thursday, February 12, 8:00 p.m.*

Directed by Robert Siodmak, this crime drama features Barbara Stanwyck as Thelma Jordon, a woman lured by her jewel-thief boyfriend into stealing her aunt’s wealth.

Admission:

$10 General; $7 Seniors and and Full-Time Students; $5 Members

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Cinema’s Exiles: From Hitler to Hollywood

Sunday, March 1, 11:00 a.m.

Celebrate the last day of Light & Noir: Exiles and Émigrés in Hollywood, 1933–1950 by attending a screening of the PBS documentary Cinema’s Exiles: From Hitler to Hollywood, which traces the experiences of exiles who took refuge in Hollywood and examines their impact on German and American cinema.

Admission:

$10 General; $7 Seniors and Full-Time Students; $5 Members*

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