This August brings Francis Ford Coppola’s 1979 Vietnam War epic Apocalypse Now back to the big screen. Apocalypse Now: Final Cut is a 4K restoration with state-of-the-art sound. For a film experience that was already like IMAX before anyone knew what IMAX was… Yeah, this is a big deal. After all, we’re talking about a seminal work of American art which scholars of the future will reference when discussing the fall of the American Empire.
The era of the film auteur may or may not have officially kicked-off in the Summer of ’69, but some of the period’s most memorable and successful films did. Throughout July and August, The Frida Cinema will screening some of these legendary films.