Film pick: "The Cinematic Portraits of Jerry Schatzberg"

Everyone knows about Martin Scorsese and Robert Altman, but the relatively unacclaimed Jerry Schatzberg also helped spark the great '70s film renaissance. He'll be on hand this weekend at the Harvard Film Archive for the series "The Cinematic Portraits of Jerry Schatzberg," introducing two of his films, both starring Al Pacino. In Panic in Needle Park (1971; Friday @ 7 pm), Pacino plays an addict and pusher; in Scarecrow (1973; Saturday @ 7 pm). he's a vagrant paired with fellow bum Gene Hackman. The series will conclude with Puzzle of a Downfall Child (1970) on Sunday and Reunion (1989) on Monday, in the Carpenter Center, 24 Quincy St, Cambridge | November 19-22 | $12 | 617.495.4700 or

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