According to press notes, "Every Saturday night beginning at 9 PM, viewers can catch a Hollywood Classic hosted by film historian Neal Gabler, followed by an Indie, hosted by Columbia University professor Richard Peña." Each evening will finish off with a short film chosen from viewer's votes out of a selection of three at Reel13.org.
Reel 13 is funded by the Sy Syms Foundation and the Rubin Museum of Art. For more information visit thirteen.org.
The schedule of films for October follows:
* Oct. 4
"Seven Brides for Seven Brothers" (1954) directed by Stanley Donen
"Small, Beautifully Moving Parts" (2011) directed by Annie Howell and Lisa Robinson
"A young woman comes to terms with motherhood in the age of technology. With Anna Margaret Hollyman, Josephine Clausen and Corey Deckler."
"That's Entertainment II" (1976) directed Gene Kelly
"Highlights from MGM musicals including Kiss Me Kate, Easy to Love, Barkleys of Broadway, Easy to Love and A Night at the Opera. With Gene Kelly, Fred Astaire, Judy Garland, Bing Crosby, Clark Gable, Dorris Day, Elizabeth Taylor, Greta Garbo and The Marx Brother among many others."
"Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?" (2013) directed by Arvin Chen
"A married optical-shop manager begins to question his marriage when he's attracted to a man. With Richie Ren, Mavis Fan and Lawrence Ko."
"An American in Paris" (1951) directed by Vincente Minnelli
"Putzel" (2012) directed by Jason Chaet
"A shy Upper West Sider falls in love with his uncle's girlfriend. With Jack Carpenter, Melanie Lynskey and John Pankow."
"The Music Man" (1962) directed by Morton DaCosta
"A librarian (Shirley Jones) hears a sour note when a charming rogue (Robert Preston) convinces Iowa townspeople he can transform the youngsters into a first-rate marching band. Also with Buddy Hackett and Ron Howard."
"The Day I Saw Your Heart" (2011) directed by Jennifer Devoldère
"Justine flits from boyfriend to boyfriend, while her immature father secretly befriends them all. With Mélanie Laurent, Michel Blanc and Florence Loiret Caille."