Alfred Hitchcock Winter Film Series

Alfred Hitchcock Winter Film Series

Winter Film Series

Cupertino Library/Blue Light Cinema

Afternoons with Alfred Hitchcock

The Cupertino Library Foundation in partnership with the Cupertino Library and Blue Light Cinema present a special matinee film series exploring the work of motion pictures great master of suspense – Alfred Hitchcock. You are invited to watch six FREE films in Cupertino as they were meant to be seen – on the big screen – and later explore and discuss the work of this extraordinary filmmaker in a lively post-show discussion led by filmmaker and historian Mark Larson.

Admission is Free with Your RSVP

Please join us in this celebration of an important and fascinating aspect of film history. A lively audience discussion follows every film.

 

Family Plot (1976)

Cupertino Winter Film Series Family Plot by Alfred HitchcockThursday, February 18th
1:15pm-3:30pm

We begin our series with the Master’s last film – a wonderful overlooked gem of twisted comedy and delightful suspense where nothing and no one is what they seem to be. Starring Karen Black, Bruce Dern and the great Barbara Harris.

Eventbrite - Winter Film Series: Family Plot

 

Rebecca (1940)

Cupertino Winter Film Series Rebecca by Alfred HitchcockThursday, February 25th
1:15pm-3:30pm

Our next stop is a trip to the foggy Manderley with Joan Fontaine – home to a troubled and beautiful Laurence Olivier and the unforgettable and spooky Judith Anderson in this Gothic classic of love and murder from beyond the grave.

Eventbrite - Winter Film Series: Rebecca

 

Vertigo (1958)

Cupertino Winter Film Series Vertigo by Alfred HitchcockThursday, March 3rd
1:15pm-3:30pm

Our question this week – Is there any movie greater than Vertigo? Fall through the spiral of memory, murder and obsessive desire with Jimmy Stewart and Kim Novak in this jaw dropping and endlessly complex masterpiece.

Eventbrite - Winter Film Series: Vertigo

 

The Lodger (1927)

Cupertino Winter Film Series The Lodger by Alfred HitchcockThursday, March 10th
1:15pm-3:30pm

Here is a rare treat – Silent Hitchcock! A killer of women is on the loose in fog shrouded London! We have the rare opportunity to see Mr. Hitchcock’s Jack the Ripper tale come alive on the big screen. With Ivor Novello and Marie Ault.

Eventbrite - Winter Film Series: The Lodger

 

The Birds (1963)

Cupertino Winter Film Series The Birds by Alfred HitchcockThursday, March 17th
1:15pm-3:30pm

One of the most frightening and disturbing films of all time, this classic story of nature wreaking revenge on humans is as horrifying and timely as ever. With amazing performances from Tippi Hedren, Rod Taylor, Jessica Tandy and the one and only Suzanne Pleshette.

Eventbrite - Winter Film Series: The Birds

 

39 Steps (1935)

Cupertino Winter Film Series 39 Steps by Alfred HitchcockThursday, March 24th
1:15pm-3:30pm

We bring our cinematic journey with Alfred Hitchcock to a close by going on the run with Robert Donat and Madeleine Carroll through the Scottish Highlands,searching for spies and finding murder and romance along the way.

Eventbrite - Winter Film Series: 39 Steps

 

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