NYC: THE KEEP to Screen as Part of BAMcinematek’s Michael Mann Series



Michael Mann’s THE KEEP to screen in NYC.

Fans of maverick filmmaker Michael Mann’s surreal and critically lambasted adaptation of F. Paul Wilson’s novel THE KEEP, know that the film came out in 1983 and promptly bombed. Since then, it has amassed a very serious cult following and a documentary about the picture is even in the works.

In NYC this February as part of the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) screening series (BAMcinematek), THE KEEP will screen, along with many other Mann classics.

Mann himself will be at the mini-festival live and in-conversation on February 11th.

HEAT AND VICE: THE FILMS OF MICHAEL MANN runs from February 5-16th (12 days, 12 films) at the BAM Harvey Theater.

From the press release:

Michael Mann is a master of the modern urban noir, with a unique brand of pulp poetry that is pure cinephiliac pleasure. He defined cool in the 1980s, directed some of the most highly regarded thrillers of the 1990s, and pioneered digital filmmaking in the 2000s. BAMcinématek presents this career retrospective showcasing the visionary auteur’s intelligent, stylish, and intensely entertaining films, which mark an uncompromising commitment to aesthetic perfection and an almost obsessive exploration of his key archetype: the renegade antihero who plays by his own rules.

FILMS screened INCLUDE: Ali (2001), Band of the Hand (1986), Blackhat (2015), Collateral (2004), Heat (1995), The Insider (1999), The Keep (1983),The Last of the Mohicans (1992), Manhunter (1986), Miami Vice (2006), Public Enemies (2009), Thief (1981).

Now, reportedly Mann HATES THE KEEP. It will be interesting to hear his thoughts about the picture during his talk/Q&A.

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