THE MESMERIST A re-edited film by director Bill Morrison from a deteriorated nitrate print of James Youngs The Bells (1926). Features Lionel Barrymore who, in a dream, is exposed as a murderer by the Mesmerist played by Boris Karloff. Part of World Financial Centers Silent Film Series. The Bill Frisell Trio will perform an original score to accompany the film. Winter Garden. One of three films to be shown, Wed. Jan. 14 & Thurs. Jan.15 beginning at 7.
THE LODGER, The 1926 movie was Alfred Hitchcocks first full-length film and suspense thriller. An innocent man is mistakenly accused of being the murderous Avenger. Part of the World Financial Centers Silent Film series. It will be accompanied by an original score by British composer Joby Talbot performed by Present Music, a Milwaukee-based new music ensemble. Winter Garden, Fri. Jan. 16 at 7.
COLLECTIVE: UNCONSCIOUS, 145 Ludlow St., 254-5277: Tue.Robert Beck Memorial Cinema, local, underground & independent films, 9:30 p.m., $5.
THE SCREENING ROOM, 54 Varick St., 334-2100: Sun. Breakfast at Tiffanys, based on the novel by Truman Capote, starring Audrey Hepburn, 1:30 p.m.