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Friday, January 22–Sunday, January 24
(1969, DCP, 84m) dir Robert Downey Sr. w/Arnold Johnson, Allen Garfield, Buddy Butler. When an executive board must elect a new chairman, they unintentionally vote in the only Black man, Putney Swope (Johnson). Swope cleans house and becomes a runaway success. A controversial hit of late 1960s counterculture, skewering race, class, and capitalism. Putney Swope was restored by the Academy Film Archive and The Film Foundation, with funding provided by the George Lucas Family Foundation.
FRI 9:00 SAT/SUN 7:00