The UCLA Festival of Preservation, at
the Museum of Fine Arts through August 17, showcases the latest film, TV, and
newsreel gems preserved for the ages by the university's state-of-the-art archive.
Among the filmmakers featured are Robert Altman, Buster Keaton, Cecil B.
DeMille, Douglas Sirk, and Barbara Loden. It opens today with Altman's Come
Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean (1982). It's an
adaptation of Ed Graczyk's play about the reunion of a James Dean fan club on
the 20th anniversary of the star's death in which the members share some
surprising revelations. Starring Cher, Karen
Black, and Sandy Dennis, it screens at 465 Huntington Ave,
Boston | Thursday, August 2 @ 7:15 pm |
$11; $9 students, seniors | 617.267.9300 or mfa.org/programs/film.