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‘SCOPING OUT

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Trumpeting the importance of cinematographers is currently emerging as one of the central themes of this year’s repertory programming in New York: As the Museum of the Moving Image continues its month-long tribute to the late DP Gordon Willis, BAMcinématek has organized “Black & White ‘Scope: American Cinema,” a series highlighting a string of work beginning in the 1950s that combined CinemaScope and black-and-white to stunning visual effect. The opening-day program is a whammy of a double bill, both selections directed by Billy Wilder: 1960s essential The Apartment (shot by Joseph LaShelle) and, perhaps even more exciting, 1961’s lesser-screened One, Two, Three (shot by Daniel L. Fapp), the “manic pace” of which former Voice critic Nick Pinkerton invoked when describing Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street.

Feb. 27-March 19, 2, 4:30, 7 & 9:30 p.m., 2015

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