Although the Film Forum lacked a listing in the New York Times for the second week of September 1989, Ingmar Bergman’s Persona was likely shown there on Friday the fifteenth.
In July of 1989, The University of Chicago hosted Spike Lee for a preview of his film Do The Right Thing. The film’s acclaim renewed interest in his earlier work, including Joe’s Bed-Stuy Barbershop: We Cut Heads, which he made as a student at NYU.
The TV series Batman, starring Adam West, ran for three seasons, from 1966 to 1968. Each episode concluded with unanswered questions.
Superstar: the Karen Carpenter Story, the 1988 film directed by Todd Haynes,
was prohibited from future exhibition in 1990, but bootleg copies continue
to proliferate online.
The word “Dude” had a strange historical journey before becoming a popular sign of young male solidarity, and Dudeism is now a serious philosophy inspired by the 1998 film The Big Lebowski.