"Cohen Film Classics" offers viewers a chance to watch some of the most iconic films that defined the 20th century cinema landscape. The new Friday night series highlights movies featuring Alfred Hitchcock, Vivien Leigh, Fritz Lang, Laurence Olivier, Luc Besson and more. 

The series is hosted by producer Charles Cohen, an influential patron, innovator and visionary of culture and the arts. To bring this series to life, Cohen opened his vault of over 700 titles to create a curated mix of ten films — documentaries, musicals, comedies, animation, dramas and avant-garde works. Cohen has made it his mission to share his passion for collecting rare films and bringing them back to life with the care and attention they deserve, many of which have been beautifully restored to their original condition.

Upcoming Airdates

Dark Journey

Radiant Vivien Leigh plays an Allied double agent in 1915 Stockholm. When the Germans, suspicious that she's passing secrets to the French, send Chief of Intelligence Conrad Veidt to catch her, the two fall hopelessly in love. CAST: Cecil Parker, Conrad Veidt, Vivien Leigh

  • 2017-03-03T14:10:00-08:00

Sudden Fear

A successful Broadway playwright rejects a young actor as the lead in her new play. They meet later, she's swept off her feet and marries him. He learns of her plans to leave the bulk of her fortune to a foundation and plots her murder in cahoots with an old girlfriend; the playwright learns of the plan and plots to kill her conniving husband! CAST: Joan Crawford, Jack Palance, Gloria Grahame, Bruce Bennet, Virginia Huston, Mike "Touch" Connors

  • 2017-03-10T12:00:00-08:00
  • 2017-03-11T08:00:00-08:00

The Beauty of the Devil

Approaching the end of his life, a prominent professor of alchemy makes a bargain with the Devil that will gain him youth, fame and riches in exchange for his soul. CAST: Gérard Philipe, Michel Simon, Nicole Besnard

  • 2017-03-10T14:00:00-08:00
  • 2017-03-10T16:30:00-08:00

Hangmen Also Die

This noir espionage thriller set in occupied Czechoslovakia revolves around the successful plot by the Czech Resistance to assassinate Deputy Reich-Protector "Hangman" Reinhard Heydrich, and the hunt by the Gestapo to track down the killers. CAST: Anna Lee, Brian Donlevy, Walter Brennan

  • 2017-03-17T13:00:00-07:00
  • 2017-03-18T08:30:00-07:00

The Thief of Bagdad

One of the most imaginative of all silent movies, The Thief of Bagdad is a dazzling Arabian Nights adventure fantasy. Douglas Fairbanks is at his best as the dashing Ahmed, the thief who wins a princess. CAST: Anna May Wong, Douglas Fairbanks, Julanne Johnston, Snitz Edwards

  • 2017-03-17T15:20:00-07:00

The Lady

The story of Aung San Suu Kyi as she becomes the core of Burma's democracy movement, and her relationship with her husband, writer Michael Aris. CAST: Michelle Yeoh, David Thewlis

  • 2017-03-24T13:00:00-07:00
  • 2017-03-25T08:30:00-07:00

Jamaica Inn

In this dark period drama, a young woman discovers her uncles heads a gang of ship-wreckers and murderers under the secret patronage of the local squire, wickedly played by Charles Laughton. (Note: this is the last film Hitchcock directed before leaving the U.K.) CAST: Charles Laughton, Maureen O'Hara, Robert Newton

  • 2017-03-24T15:20:00-07:00