The summer taketh away Tiki Disco, the summer giveth something else for us to do in June, with a slew of free movies being shown at South Slope’s Supercollider (609 4th Avenue). The movies will start on Sunday, June 8 and then go all month on every Sunday, Monday and Wednesday. The them for Sunday movies is “Girls,” for Monday movies it’s “Overlooked foreign films” and on Wednesdays it’s “Not on Netflix.” If you want to see Edward G. Robinson fight Nazis, Gina Gershon and Jennifer Tilly as a lesbian couple or Leni Riefenstahl propagandize (and why wouldn’t you?) get to Supecollider by 8pm for these screenings:
June 8 My Summer of Love (2004) – A spirited local girl finds herself drawn into the lush fantasy world of a prep-school rebel, but what started as a magical adventure soon becomes a dangerous friendship.
June 9 Germany Year Zero (1948) – Citizens fight for survival in the nightmarish devastation of post-World War II Berlin in this towering masterpiece of Italian neorealist cinema from groundbreaking director Robert Rossellini.
June 11 Confessions of a Nazi Spy (1939) – Edward G Robinson. An FBI agent nabs a Nazi spy in Hollywood’s first anti-Nazi movie made 6 years after Hitler came to power.
June 15 Desert Hearts (1985) – A New York professor divorces her husband and has an affair with another woman in 1959 Reno
June 16 Show Me Love (1999) – Two teenage girls growing up in a small, conservative Swedish town, find liberation and the courage to be different.
June 18 Conquest (1937) – Greta Garbo. Married Countess Marie Walewska becomes Napoleon’s mistress, followed by the battle of Waterloo.
June 22 Concussion (2013) – A lesbian housewife becomes a high-end escort to escape her passionless marriage but then a woman from her own social circle becomes a client.
June 23 Aimee and Jaguar (1999) – A blueblood fraulein has an affair with a Jewish woman in 1943 Berlin.
June 25 The World, the Flesh and the Devil (1959) – Harry Belafonte. A man, a woman and a bigot roam New York City, deserted after a nuclear war.
June 29 Bound (1996) – Corky (Gina Gershon), a tough ex-con and her lover Violet (Jennifer Tilly) concoct a scheme to steal $2 million of mob money and pin the blame on Violet’s crooked boyfriend.
June 30 Triumph of the Will – Filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl’s striking record of the 1934 Nuremberg rallies was commissioned by Hitler as Nazi propaganda.