LA County Museum hosts New York noir-neorealism series

Barry Fitzgerald stars in “The Naked City” by director Jules Dassin.

Mark your calendars: a great film noir series starts Friday at the Los Angeles County Museum.

The Naked City: New York Noir and Neorealism series will screen 10 films shot on location in and around New York during the period (1945-53) that photographer and filmmaker Stanley Kubrick spent documenting the city.

SaysSays the museum: “These films reveal a restless metropolis where you’re either on your way up, on your way down, or just laying low. It’s a city where you can never really disappear, not matter how dark the back alleys or how crowded the boulevards may be.”

The movies are as follows:

“The Naked City” 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8
“Kiss of Death” 9:15 p.m. Feb. 8
“Where the Sidewalk Ends” 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15
“The Thief” 9 p.m. Feb. 15
“Little Fugitive” 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16
“The Window” 9 p.m. Feb. 16
“On the Waterfront” 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22
“Force of Evil” 9:30 p.m. Feb. 22
“Killer’s Kiss” 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23
“The Glass Wall” 8:45 p.m. Feb. 23

Support provided by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

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