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Announcing Janus Contemporaries

Announcing Janus Contemporaries

18 May, 2023

Starting this fall, Criterion will proudly join Janus Films in presenting Janus Contemporaries, a new line of home-video editions of first-run releases, fresh from theaters, following their streaming premieres on the Criterion Channel.

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The Films of Márta Mészáros opens in New York City today!

The Films of Márta Mészáros opens in New York City today!

21 Jan, 2022

An 11-film retrospective from the trailblazing Hungarian filmmaker opens at Film at Lincoln Center today.

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4k Restoration of BEAU TRAVAIL opens 9/4 Virtually and In Person

4k Restoration of BEAU TRAVAIL opens 9/4 Virtually and In Person

31 Aug, 2020

New 4k restoration of Claire Denis' BEAU TRAVAIL opens digitally and in-person Friday 9/4!

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About Janus Films

The historic Brattle Theater

Founded in 1956, Janus Films was the first theatrical distribution company dedicated to bringing international art-house films to U.S. audiences. Janus handles rights in all media to an extensive library that includes the work of Michelangelo Antonioni, Věra Chytilová, Sergei Eisenstein, Ingmar Bergman, Federico Fellini, Abbas Kiarostami, Akira Kurosawa, Ousmane Sembène, Andrei Tarkovsky, François Truffaut, Agnès Varda, and Yasujiro Ozu.

Janus handles rights in all media, and its library has grown to more than 1200 films.