Martin Scorsese presents Sag Harbor Cinema’s 3rd Festival of Preservation, scheduled for November 17-20. The festival lineup includes exciting programs and special guests. Notably, a new 4K restoration of Terrence Malick’s “Days of Heaven” and Alfred Hitchcock’s “Spellbound,” featuring a memorable Salvador Dalí-designed nightmare sequence, will be screened.
Filmmakers like Josh Safdie and Jonas Carpignano, along with Linda LeRoy Janklow, daughter of director Mervyn LeRoy, and archivist Grover Crisp, will join in introducing films and Q&A sessions. The festival will showcase vintage posters from filmmaker/archivist Joe Lauro’s collection.
Unique preservation experiences will include interviews between iconic directors like Hopper/Welles and Fritz Lang Interviewed by William Friedkin. There will be a tribute to William Friedkin with a screening of “Sorcerer” and a presentation of Howard Hawks’s “Rio Bravo.”
Warner Bros.’ centennial will be celebrated with screenings of “Little Caesar” and “I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang,” with Linda LeRoy Janklow participating in a Q&A. The Women’s Film Preservation Fund will present restored silent shorts, and Bruce Goldstein will return with his live show of “The Tingler.”
The festival will also feature collaborations such as Emilio “El Indio” Fernández and cinematographer Gabriel Figueroa’s “Victims of Sin,” and restored classics like “I’m No Angel,” “Stella Dallas,” and “Touki Bouki.” The Kids and Families Matinees will offer classic Disney shorts.
A Preservation Panel and brunch, open to all attendees, will feature industry experts. Archivist Joe Lauro will exhibit a rare poster collection on the Cinema’s third floor.
Tickets and passes can be purchased on the cinema’s website, sagharborcinema.org, with passes and member pre-sale tickets available from October 27th and general public tickets from November 3rd.