Film

Noir ’47: The Year Darkness Came to Light

When: First Wednesday of every month, 7:30 p.m. and Second Wednesday of every month, 7:30 p.m. Continues through Dec. 14 2022

The intersection of pulp crime fiction, German Expressionism, nihilism, and postwar malaise reached its apex in the cinema of 1947. To celebrate the diamond anniversary of this exemplary year in film noir, the Dryden Theatre is embarking on a yearlong exploration of the films from 1947, each followed by a post-film discussion with Curator of Film Exhibitions Jared Case.

Jan 5: Nightmare Alley (Edmund Goulding, 1947)
Jan 12: Brute Force (Jules Dassin, 1947)
Feb 2: Dead Reckoning (John Cromwell, 1947)
Feb 9: Dark Passage (Delmer Daves, 1947)
Mar 2: They Won’t Believe Me (Irving Pichel, 1947)
Mar 9: Out of the Past (Jacques Tourneur, 1947)
Apr 6: Member Movie Night | Lady in the Lake (Robert Montgomery, 1947)
Apr 13: The Brasher Doubloon (John Brahm, 1947)
May 4: The Guilty (John Reinhardt, 1947)
May 11: The Unsuspected (Michael Curtiz, 1947)
Jun 1: Desperate (Anthony Mann, 1947)
Jun 8: T-Men (Anthony Mann, 1947)
Jul 6: Nora Prentiss (Vincent Sherman, 1947)
Jul 13: The Unfaithful (Vincent Sherman, 1947)
Aug 3: Possessed (Curtis Bernhardt, 1947)
Aug 10: High Wall (Curtis Bernhardt, 1947)
Sep 7: Born to Kill (Robert Wise, 1947)
Sep 14: The Long Night (Anatole Litvak, 1947)
Oct 5: Kiss of Death (Henry Hathaway, 1947)
Oct 12: Monsieur Verdoux (Charlie Chaplin, 1947)
Nov 2: Body and Soul (Robert Rossen, 1947)
Nov 9: Ride the Pink Horse (Robert Montgomery, 1947)
Dec 7: Crossfire (Edward Dmytryk, 1947)
Dec 14: A Double Life (George Cukor, 1947)