Film noir screening series this weekend at classic New Jersey movie palace

This coming Friday and Saturday night, The Loews Jersey has another great classic film series. This time it’s the Film Noir Series, hosted by Professor Foster Hirsch, author of The Dark Side of The Screen, a revised and updated look at Film Noir.

The landmark Loew’s Jersey Theatre is a not-for-profit arts and entertainment center that increases the visibility and role of the performing arts in the lives of those who live in the region. It strives to present a broad spectrum of quality programming that breaks down preconceived divisions between different performance disciplines. This programming highlights the best accomplishments of American popular stage and motion picture arts.

Friday, February 27, 2009

8:00 PM
Chinatown (1974)
Starring Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston
Directed by Roman Polanski

Saturday, February 28, 2009

3:00 PM
Night and the City (1950)
Starring Richard Widmark, Gene Tierney
Directed by Jules Dassin

The Killing (1956)
Starring Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray
Directed by Stanley Kubrick
followed by
Niagara (1953)
Starring Marilyn Monroe, Joseph Cotten
Directed by Henry Hathaway

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