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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

The Heiresses Theatrical Release and Q&A Screening

LAS HEREDERAS / THE HEIRESSES Directed by Marcelo Martinessi (Paraguay/Germany/Brazil/Uruguay, 2018, 98 min. In Spanish with English subtitles) Chela and Chiquita have been partners for decades, lifelong members of Paraguay’s moneyed elite – until the money runs out. Now they spend their days selling their

December on Filmatique: New Asian Voices II

Filmatique’s New Asian Voices II Series continues withSanjeewa Pushpakumara’s stark and poetic Burning Birds, a story of female fortitude against the extrajudicial political violence of Sri Lanka’s civil war. To watch our current releases click here.  Membership required.   FLMTQ membership is $4.95/month.  First month free.

‘Torquato Neto: Every Hour of the End’ Screening

Torquato Neto – Every Hour of the End  (Dir. Eduardo Ades, Marcus Fernando, Brazil, 2017, 88 min. In Portuguese with English subtitles) Torquato Neto (1944-1972) lived ruptures passionately. Engaged on multiple fronts – in film, music, and journalism – the poet from the far-northeastern state

Free Screening of The Hate U Give

As a thank you for your dedication to the next generation of women writers and leaders—and for being that next generation—Girls Write Now would like to offer you complimentary tickets to a screening of The Hate U Give, a film which resonates deeply with our community. Please enjoy this screening thanks to the vision of

This week in Cinema Tropical, December 10 – 17

This week there is a screening of Jorge Sanjinés‘ award-winning Bolivian gem The Secret Nation. The film, which won the Golden Seashell for Best Film at the 1989 San Sebastián International Film Festival, plays this Friday at the Bard Graduate Center. Now playing at the IFC Center is Chilean filmmaker Sebastián Silva‘s critical race

NYU hosts: Screening and Q&A

INDOCUMENTALES En el séptimo día/On the Seventh Day The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at New York University (CLACS), Cinema Tropical, and the World Council of Peoples for the United Nations / What Moves You?, are proud to present the latest edition of INDOCUMENTALES

NYU hosts: Latin America’s 1968/Screening

Latin America’s 1968 on Film – Dialogue with Ché & Homage to Nicanor Parra As part of the Latin America’s 1968 Colloquium series, New York University’s Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS), Department of Spanish and Portuguese, are proud to present a the

Film Screening w/ La Xente: Invisible Roots

Join BSU, La Xente, and Free The New School as we collaborate to bring you a screening of Invisible Roots, the first documentary about Afro-Mexicans in Southern California exploring the complex issues of racial, national and cultural identities. We will be watching the film and

November on Filmatique: Opera Prima Italiana II

Filmatique’s Opera Prima Italiana II Series continues with Il Cratere, Luca Bellino & Silvia Luzi’s portrait of a young Neopolitan girl’s impossible dreams of freedom. To watch our current releases click here.  Membership required.  

This Week in Cinema Tropical, November 19-25

Following an incredibly successful festival run, Alfonso Cuarón‘s Roma is hitting big screens right on time for family, friends, and Thanksgiving break. A glorious cinematic feast that Cuarón himself considers his “most essential film,” Roma is kicking off its limited theatrical release this Wednesday at the IFC Center and The Landmark at 57 West. Mexico’s Oscar submission

DCTV Presents 1999 with Samara Grace Chadwick

DCTV Presents 1999 Mon 11/19, 7pm, DCTV 87 Lafayette St NYC 10013 A filmmaker returns to her hometown to uncover the memories of a wave of suicides that shook her high school in 1999. None of her former classmates have talked about it, until now,

This Week With Cinema Tropical, 11/5-11/12

Another busy week for Latin American film lovers in the city with a bit of diverse narratives and aesthetics for different tastes. UnionDocs is presenting this Thursday a special screening of the Mexican film El Grito by Leobaldo López Aretche chronicling the Tlatelolco massacre in 1968, ten days before

Tue, Nov 6, “Édouard Glissant: One World in Relation” film screening & convo with Manthia Diawara & Asad Raza at the Graduate Center, CUNY

Join the Center for the Humanities tomorrow, Tuesday, November 6th at 6:30 pm in Martin E. Segal Theatre at the Graduate Center, CUNY for a film screening of Manthia Diawara’s Édouard Glissant: One World in Relation (2009, 48 min), which follows Édouard Glissant, thinker of Relation and the All-World, on a transatlantic journey as he discusses

October on Filmatique: Swiss Films

Filmatique’s Swiss Films Series continues with Dene Wos Guet Geit (Those Who Are Fine), Cyril Schäublin’s detached and darkly humorous satire exploring the lives of characters both central and oblique to a confidence scheme in Switzerland’s largest city. To watch our current releases click here.  Membership required. FLMTQ membership is

Rocío Documentary Screening + Discussion

The New School Student Health Services is having a film screening of the documentary “Rocío” by Dario Guerrero along with a discussion afterward. We will be discussing topics such s immigration, accessibility to health, dynamics of family and universities, and POC presence in universities. This

Free Movie Tickets Available to See “Bikini Moon,” 10/12

Flix Premiere is offering you a free movie ticket to watch its latest ORIGINAL Production – the film Bikini Moon at a movie theater in NYC on October 12th, 2018. You might want to take a look at the trailer here. The movie is directed by Milcho Manchevski – an Oscar nominated Director and the main actress is Condola Rashad –

Attend Kinoscope I, Oct 19 @ 7pm

Kinoscope is a screening series sponsored by The New School’s School of Media Studies, aiming to enhance the awareness and understanding of the film and filmmaking process by screening a wide variety of national and international films. Pawel Wieszczecinski, Kinoscope‘s programmer and producer, and Media Studies faculty member Marcus

10/8/18 Netflix Screening

Netflix invites you to a screening of one of their upcoming films, 22 JULY, directed by Paul Greengrass (Captain Phillips, The Bourne Trilogy). In 22 July, Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Paul Greengrass (Captain Phillips, United 93) tells the true story of the aftermath of Norway’s deadliest

This Week in Cinema Tropical, Oct 8 – 15

This week, Cinema Tropical is proud to co-present a special screening of Bellas de Noche by María Jose Cuevas at Cinépolis Chelsea as part of the 15th anniversary edition of the Celebrate Mexico Now Festival. An intimate look into the past and present lives of Mexico’s biggest cabaret stars of the 70s and 80s, Bellas