Ovation revisits the classics


Ovation TV is premiering a new Saturday night film series showcasing classic world cinema this weekend.

The series, dubbed "Destination ArtHouse," will feature classic films from the past 80 years and is being presented via a special arrangement with indie film distributor Janus Films. It premieres at 9 p.m. Saturday with Federico Fellini's "La Strada" (1954).

Other films include Francois Truffaut's "Jules and Jim" (1962), Louis Malle's "My Dinner With Andre" (1981), Akira Kurosawa's "Rashomon" (1950) and "Seven Samurai" (1954), Marcel Camus' "Black Orpheus" (1959), Ingmar Bergman's "Smiles of a Summer Night" (1955), Peter Weir's "Picnic at Hanging Rock" (1975) and Roman Polanski's "Knife in the Water."

All films will be presented with limited commercial interruption.