Buñuel Film Series at BAMcinématek

  • Film
  • New York
  • Fri, July 11 —
    Thu, August 14, 2014
Buñuel Film Series at BAMcinématek

A retrospective of Luis Buñuel from his beginnings as a godfather of filmic Surrealism to his remarkably fertile exile in Mexico to his late-career renaissance as a titan of international cinema.

Spanish-born director Luis Buñuel’s richly varied body of work reveals a consummate film-poet whose movies overflow with unforgettable, dreamlike images. Though he frequently courted controversy for his subversive razzing of religion and middle-class moral hypocrisy, at the heart of Buñuel’s cinema is a pure and unflagging sense of humanism.

The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe

  • On Tuesday, July 29 at 8 pm.
  • 1954, with Daniel O’Herlihy, Jaime Fernández.


  • On Wednesday, July 30 at 8 pm.
  • 1959, with Francisco Rabal, Marga López, Rita Macedo. 

The Young One (La joven)

  • On Thursday, July 31 at 7:30 pm and 9:30 pm.
  • 1960, with Zachary Scott, Bernie Hamilton, Key Meersman.

Diary of a Chambermaid

  • On Friday, August 1 at 7 pm.
  • 1964, with Jeanne Moreau, Michel Piccoli, Georges Géret.

Belle de Jour

  • On August 1, 2 and 3. View showtimes.
  • 1967, with Catherine Deneuve, Jean Sorel, Michel Piccoli.

Mexican Bus Ride (Subida al cielo)

  • On Monday, August 4 at 7:30 pm and 9:30 pm.
  • 1952, with Esteban Márquez, Lilia Prado, Luis Aceves Castañeda.

Wuthering Heights (Abismos de pasión)

  • On Tuesday, August 5 at 7 pm and 9:15 pm.
  • 1954, with Irasema Dilián, Jorge Mistral.

The Great Madcap (El Gran Calavera)

  • On Wednesday, August 6 at 7 pm.
  • 1949, with Fernando Soler, Rosario Granados.

The River and Death (El río y la muerte)

  • On Wednesday, August 6 at 9:15 pm. 
  • 1955, with Miguel Torruco, Columba Domínguez, Joaquín Cordero.

That Obscure Object of Desire

  • On Friday, August 8 at 7 pm and 9:30 pm.
  • 1977, with Fernando Rey, Carole Bouquet, Ángela Molina.

The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie

  • On Saturday, August 9 at 2 pm, 4:30 pm, 7 pm and 9:30 pm.
  • 1972, with Fernando Rey, Paul Frankeur, Delphine Seyrig.

The Phantom of Liberty

  • On Sunday, August 10 at 2 pm and 7 pm.
  • 1974, with Jean-Claude Brialy, Michel Piccoli, Monica Vitti.

The Milky Way

  • On Sunday, August 10 at 4:30 pm and 9:30 pm.
  • 1969, with Paul Frankeur, Laurent Terzieff, Alain Cuny.

Fever Rises in El Pao

  • On Monday, August 11 at 7 pm and 9:15 pm.
  • 1959, with Gérard Philipe, María Félix, Jean Servais.

Daughter of Deceit (La hija del engaño)

  • On Tuesday, August 12 at 7:30 pm and 9:30 pm.
  • 1951, with Fernando Soler, Alicia Caro, Fernando Soto.

That is the Dawn (Cela s’appelle l’aurore)

  • On Wednesday, August 13 at 7 pm.
  • 1955, with Georges Marchal, Lucia Bosé, Julien Bertheau.

Death in the Garden (La mort en ce jardin)

  • On Wednesday, August 13 at 9:30 pm.
  • 1956, with Simone Signoret, Michel Piccoli, Charles Vanel.

The Exterminating Angel + Simon of the Desert

  • On Thursday, August 14 at 8 pm.
  • 1962 and 1965, with Daniel O’Herlihy, Jaime Fernández.


Venue map

BAM Rose Cinemas, BAM Peter Jay Sharp Building, 30 Lafayette Ave, New York, NY 11217


Buy tickets online. General admission: $14.

More information

Venue's website


Organized by BAMcinématek. Photo: Allied Artists/Photofest.



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