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RADICAL NEW FILM WORKSHOP PROGRAM CREATED BY BROOKLYN FIRE PROOF, INAUGURAL SCREENING ANNOUNCED Brooklyn Fire Proof Classroom Brings Together Legendary Filmmaking Collective Millennium Film Workshop and Job Path for New Media Education BROOKLYN, NY – Brooklyn Fire Proof (BFP), the creative complex of movie studios,

The Washing Society Screening and Talkback, Mon 5/20 @ 7pm

Lynne Sachs and Lizzie Olesker’s recent documentary The Washing Society, which investigates the obscured labor within NYC’s laundromats, will be screening next week Monday 5/20 @ 7pm The Washing Society Next Week! Mon 5/20 7pm, DCTV | $8   When you drop off a bag of dirty laundry, who’s

New York Premiere of STRANGE BUT TRUE, May 9 @ 7:15pm

On Thursday, May 9 we’ll be presenting the New York Premiere of STRANGE BUT TRUE (Extraño pero verdadero) by Mexican filmmaker Michel Lipkes. Michel will be present for a post-screening Q&A and conversation. The film comes as part of our ongoing series in partnership with Anthology Film Archives and Proyector,

This Week in Cinema Tropical

This week there’s still time to enjoy a wonderful selection of films from the Tribeca Film Festival. Several Latinx authors have been included in this prestigious festival, showcasing the great talent of the tropical latitudes and touching on subjects such as immigration, trauma, music, and street

This Week in Cinema Tropical

New York has an extensive offering of Latin American film this week, so don’t miss the remarkable range of selections screening around the city. This Saturday, Cinema Tropical, the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at NYU, and the World Council of Peoples for the United Nations/What Moves You? are

Doc Talk: “Depth Two,” April 22 @ 1PM

DOC STUDIES PRESENTS @tnsdocstudies Monday, Apr 22 at 1 PM Kellen Auditorium, Ground Floor, 66 Fifth Avenue It’s hard to describe the experience of watching this film — at one level it’s a forensic telling of a dreadful story that gradually reveals its secrets, while simultaneously creating

Attend the Premiere of “Bodegaverse,” May 5

“Welcome to Bodegaverse!” Two bodega clerks, Karen and Mamoudou, realize their boss’ beloved bodega cat, Carter, has gone missing on what seems like the worst day ever. Bodegaverse is a five episode web series that takes place over the course of a day. The series

Indocumentales Presents “The Unafraid,” April 27

You are all invited to an upcoming screening of Anayansi Prado and Heather Courtney’s documentary, “THE UNAFRAID” (2018). The film will be screened on Saturday, April 27th, 6:00 pm at NYU’s King Juan Carlos Center (KJCC). “THE UNAFRAID” is a feature-length documentary that follows the

Sign Up for “The River and the Wall” Screening

From Director Ben Masters and the Team behind UNBRANDED “Visually stunning and politically sharp” – The Hollywood Reporter Special Advance Screenings! Sign up here and see this stunning documentary before anyone else! In partnership with TUGG Screenings, you can see the film at special select screenings in over 200

“Dis-Ease Film Screening with Mariam Ghani” at the Graduate Center CUNY, April 5th @ 6:30pm

Join us Friday, April 5th at 6:30 PM in Elebash Recital Hall for a film screening of Dis-Ease with Mariam Ghani followed by a panel discussion with the filmmaker and her team of graduate research assistants Harry Blain, Juliana Broad, Eileen Clancy, Jacob Clary, Josh LaMore, Christian Lewis, and Dilara O’Neil. Free and open to the public. Click here to RSVP. Dis-Ease Film Screening with Mariam Ghani

March on Filmatique: Foreign Language Oscar Submissions II

Filmatique’s Foreign Language Oscar Submissions II Series continues with The Sound of Things, Costa Rican filmmaker Ariel Escalante’s debut feature which excavates the vicissitudes of a young woman’s grief in small, observational moments that gain accumulative power. To watch our current releases click here.  Membership required.   FLMTQ membership is $4.95/month.  First

Non-Stick Nostalgia Film Series @ MAD, March 21–April 18

Non-Stick Nostalgia Film Series March 21–April 18 Accompanying MAD’s spring exhibition Non-Stick Nostalgia: Y2K Retrofuturism in Contemporary Jewelry, eight exciting works of transgressive, science-fiction filmmaking. From groundbreaking animated films like Ghost in the Shell and the cult classic Hackers to Luc Besson’s intergalactic extravaganza, The Fifth Element, the series surveys the

Screening of I’m Leaving Now (Ya Me Voy), Mar 25

Film March 25 6:30 PM-9:00PM Indocumentales – I’m Leaving Now (Ya Me Voy) Join CLACS, Cinema Tropical, and the World Council of Peoples for the United Nations / What Moves You? for a film and conversation series committed to exploring the multiplicity of Latin American

Special Screening of Dominican Film NOELÍ OVERSEAS by Laura Amelia Guzmán and Israel Cárdenas, Thursday, March 14 at Anthology Film Archives

Cinema Tropical ( is hosting a special screening of Laura Amelia Guzmán and Israel Cárdenas’ new film NOELÍ OVERSEAS on Thursday, March 14 at Anthology Film Archives. The screening is presented as part of our ongoing series ‘If You Can Screen It There: Premiering Contemporary Latin American Cinema.’  Protagonist Yanet Mojica, a young

This Week in Cinema Tropical, March 11 — 18

This week, experience the sights and sounds of the Caribbean with several Caribbean-focused programs, plus many others. First, join us this Thursday at Anthology Film Archives for a screening of Noelí Overseas  from Dominican filmmaker Laura Amelia Guzmánand Mexico’s Israel Cárdenas. A perfect companion to the filmmakers’ acclaimed Sand Dollars and weaving a

Indocumentales screening of “The Unafraid” Monday March 4th, NYU

The Indocumentales team would like to invite the new school community to a screening. Indocumentales will be showcasing “The Unafraid”–a feature-length documentary that follows the personal lives of three DACA students in Georgia a state that has banned them from attending their top state universities and disqualifies them

Warrior Women Screening – Wed. 2/20 at 6PM

Join NYWIFT and Vision Maker Media for a screening and reception for the upcoming documentary Warrior Women by Christina D. King and Elizabeth A. Castle. The directors and special guests Madonna Thunder Hawk and Marcella Gilbert will join the post-screening conversation moderated by NYWIFT board member Yvonne Russo. Warrior Women Christina D. King (Director/Producer) Elizabeth A. Castle (Director/Producer) 67

FRIDAYS: Brazilian Film Screenings at Eugene Lang

Film Series:  Poetic Films from Brazil Curated by Peter Lucas As part of the International Field Program (IFP) preparation for the summer Brazil IFP, each Friday evening during the spring semester a choice Brazilian film will be hosted and screened. Feel free to invite friends

This Week on Cinema Tropical January 28 — February 4

It’s a special time of year for tropicalistas! This week, Cinema Tropical – in partnership with the Museum of the Moving Image—is thrilled to present five special screenings of the winning films from this year’s Cinema Tropical Awards. Join us from Friday to Sunday to celebrate the best Latin American cinema of

DOC TALK: Nailed It! + State of Oregon Screening and Q&A

DOC STUDIES PRESENTS @tnsdocstudies Monday, Feb 4 at 1 PM, Kellen Auditorium, Ground Floor, 66 Fifth Avenue NAILED IT! + STATE OF OREGON (short) Screening and Q&A with filmmaker and Doc Studies alumna ADELE PHAM   “Nailed it! seeks to uncover the fascinating but little known history