SATURDAY & SUNDAY: Mamoulian began but Joseph Mankiewicz finished the epic Cleopatra (1963) Sat 7:30 p.m.; Sun 2 p.m.
MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY (Dec. 18-20): It's just like the one you used to know White Christmas (Michael Curtiz, 1954; 7:30 p.m. ) screening with the Fox holiday classic Miracle on 34th Street (George Seaton, 1947; 5:45, 9:40 p.m. ).
WEDNESDAY (Dec.13): Bassek ba Kobhio's Le Grande Blanc de Lambaréné (Cameroon, 1995) offers a revisionist take on famed Dr. Albert Schweitzer 7:30 p.m.
THURSDAY & FRIDAY (Dec. 14 & 15): A three-day series of the films of Japanese puppet master Kihachiro Kawamoto opens with Book of the Dead (2005), set against the arrival of Buddhism in Japan 7:30 p.m.
SUNDAY (Dec. 17): A program of Kawamoto shorts made from 1970-90 2 p.m.