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The Untamed – IFC Center Screening

The Untamed A film by Amat Escalante “A sci-fi sexual drama that will blow your mind.” —Birth, Movies, Death “Fascinating and outrageous” —The Telegraph (La región salvaje, Mexico/Denmark/France, 2016, 100 min. In Spanish with English subtitles) Winner of the Award for Best Director at the Venice

Free Tickets to Mr. Soul! Screening on OCT. 6 at Miller Theatre

On Oct 6, 2018, from 5:20 pm – 7:30 pm, Reel Sisters is proud to announce a screening and conversation of Mr. Soul!, directed by Melissa Haizlip and Sam Pollard! Before Oprah – before Arsenio – there was Mr. SOUL!  Ellis Haizlip made television broadcast history with “Soul!,” America’s first “black Tonight Show.” Join Reel Sisters

BAMcinématek: Film School Shorts ’18 on SEPTEMBER 26!

It is only 6 days away from the inaugural BAMcinematek presents: Film School Shorts 2018! This showcase, curated by Curtis Caesar John and BAMcinématek’s Natalie Erazo, celebrates new work by select student filmmakers from Brooklyn College, the Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema, Pratt Institute, Syracuse

This week in Cinema Tropical – September 17 — 24

This week, make sure not to miss the U.S premiere of Ricardo Silva and Omar Guzmán‘s William, the New Judo Master this Thursday, September 20 at Anthology Film Archives. Screening as part of Cinema Tropical’s series of contemporary Latin American cinema, the “fascinating film essay” follows famed Swedish-American singer William Clauson as he whiles away

MUSEO Opens this Thursday: Director Alonso Ruizpalacios and Actor Gael García Bernal in Person

Winner Silver Beat for Best Screenplay 2018 Berlin International Film Festival “Fabulously entertaining. Irresistibly inventive. Hitchcock, Looney Tunes, Rififi…and Bresson…Ruizpalacios pulls it off with a joyful sureness.” -Jessica King, Variety “An endlessly entertaining, challenging investigation of history that confirms Ruizpalacios’ status as the next big thing in Mexican

Attend Doc Talk, September 17 at 1 PM

Doc Studies presents: Monday, September 17 at 1 PM Kellen Auditorium, Ground Floor, 66 Fifth Avenue CRIME + PUNISHMENT Directed by Stephen Maing 2018, 115 min. Screening and Q & A with filmmaker STEPHEN MAING “A triumph of documentary filmmaking” — Tim Wu, The New York

A Whale Of A Tale Screening

Attend a special educational screening of A WHALE OF A TALE with female director Megumi Sasaki in attendance, opening at Quad Cinema on Friday, 8/17. RSVP here for a chance to get discounted tickets! A WHALE OF A TALE is about the sleepy fishing town of Taiji, Japan which

Screenings at Cinema Tropical, June 25 July 9

Upcoming in the next two weeks: Cinema Tropical is presenting a special screening of the music documentary Badi on the acclaimed Brazilian guitarist Badi Assad as part of our Music+Film: Brazil series at Guild Hall in East Hampton. Check their website for more screenings and times. BADI ‘MUSIC+FILM: BRAZIL’ Wednesday, July 6, 4pm

“Gabriel and the Mountain” @ Quad Cinema, June 15 2018

GABRIEL AND THE MOUNTAIN A film by Fellipe Barbosa (Gabriel e a Montanha, Brazil/France, 2017, 131 min. In Portuguese, English, and French with English subtitles) Based on the true story of a close friend of director Fellipe Barbosa, this beautifully photographed travelogue recreates the fateful journey of

June on Filmatique: Best Undistributed

  June on Filmatique: Best Undistributed Every year, the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s Film Comment magazine publishes a list of critically-acclaimed films that have not received US distribution.  Many of these films are avant-garde, experimental; others are stirring portraits from regions of the world either not considered

En el Séptimo Día Screening at Cinema Tropical

EN EL SÉPTIMO DÍA A film by Jim McKay (On the Seventh Day, USA, 2017, 92 min. In Spanish and English with English subtitles) En el Séptimo Día, a fiction feature from director Jim McKay (Girls Town, Our Song, Everyday People), follows a group of undocumented immigrants living in Sunset

FREE screening of new documentary called HALF THE PICTURE for students

A new documentary called HALF THE PICTURE (Sundance, SXSW) that celebrates the groundbreaking work of female film directors and investigates the systemic discrimination that has denied opportunities to far too many talented women in Hollywood. They interview directors such as Ava DuVernay (SELMA, A WRINKLE IN TIME), Jill Soloway (“TRANSPARENT”), Lena Dunham (“GIRLS”), Catherine

DARK MONEY Theatrical Release in NYC

DARK MONEY, a political thriller, examines one of the greatest present threats to American democracy: the influence of untraceable corporate money on our elections and elected officials. The film takes viewers to Montana—a frontline in the fight to preserve fair elections nationwide—to follow an intrepid

This Week on Cinema Tropical: “Running After” and Other Films

Be sure not to miss three politically-important films hitting New York screens this week: Running After by Jefferson De, Chicana by Sylvia Morales, and To the Dead by Mauricio Arango each take as their starting point an interrogation of race, femininity, and marginalized histories in Brazil, Mexico, and Colombia, respectively. Continuing this week is Anthology Film Archive‘s series ‘Sara

May on Filmatique: C’est Cannes!

Filmatique’s C’est Cannes! Series continues with After Love, a chamber drama starring Bérénice Bejo that tackles the financial and emotional aftermath of a failed marriage. To watch our current releases click here.  Membership required.    

Heartwarming Romance Films This Year at #NYCIndieFF!

The Best Indie Films are Coming to NYC May 7 – 13 The 2018 NYC Independent Film Festival will present 250 indie films! We are excited to showcase our selection of romance films. In A Heartbeat, which took over the Internet last year, tells the sweet story of a

Screening: May 1971 Raw @ Spectacle, May 1, 7:30pm

SCREENING: ACTIVATE AND CELEBRATE MAYDAY 2018 TUESDAY MAY 1, 2018   7:30PM   in Brooklyn or on the web anytime trailer: