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Jim Jarmusch
Friday 16 September - Monday 26 September

ACMI is proud to present a retrospective of the work of maverick director Jim Jarmusch, celebrating the films that have made him a figurehead of American independent cinema.

Focus on Jim Jarmusch includes four films paired with a classic and/or cult feature cited by Jarmusch as an inspiration or ideal screening companion:
Ghost Dog/Le Samourai
Dead Man/The Shooting
Down By Law/Bande à parte
Stranger Than Paradise/Shadows


Curated by Kristy Matheson

Full $13 Concession $10
Six session pass: Full $60 Concession $48


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broken flowers

Australian premiere of Jim Jarmusch's new film.


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ghost dog: way of the samurai

Jim Jarmusch's hip-hop reworking of the samurai epic and gangster movie.


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le samourai

Jean-Pierre Melville's tale of a lone hitman on the run from the police and the mob.


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dead man

Jim Jarmusch's epic Western follows William Blake (Johnny Depp) on a physical and spiritual journey through America's wild frontier country.


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the shooting

An ex-bounty hunter leads a woman on a mysterious quest through the Utah desert.


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year of the horse

Jim Jarmusch provides insight into Neil Young and Crazy Horse, their music and creative musings.


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night on earth

Five taxis simultaneously traverse the globe on a cold winter night.


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coffee and cigarettes

An eclectic mix of characters smoke cigarettes, drink coffee, and discuss everything from healthy living to caffeine popsicles.


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permanent vacation

Jarmusch's debut offers foresight into the themes and characters that have come to dominate his filmmaking.


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mystery train

Set in a dilapidated Memphis hotel, three comedic tales run concurrently over a 24-hour period.


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down by law

Jim Jarmusch pits thoroughly cool muscians Tom Waits and John Lurie against the cross-cultural clowning of Roberto Benigni with hilarious results.


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bande à part (band of outsiders)

Two luckless twenty-somethings convince a naïve beauty to help them commit robbery.


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stranger than paradise

A laconic comedy that heralded Jim Jarmusch as a new voice in cinema.


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shadows

John Cassavetes legendary film follows three outsiders living in Greenwich Village in the late 1950s. 


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ten minutes older: the trumpet

A collection of shorts exploring the concept of 'time' with a contribution by Jim Jarmusch.


 
 
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