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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

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 http://www.SpectacleTheater.com/MAYDAY-1971-RAW or on the web anytime  www.vimeo.com/ondemand/MAYDAY1971RAW trailer: https://vimeo.com/266328873 https://www.facebook.com/events/360139651143473/

116 Cameras Film and Post-Screening Discussion at the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust

The Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust presents  “116 Cameras “for film and post-screening discussion on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 7:00pm. The post-screening discussion features Auschwitz survivor, Eva Schloss, and director, Davina Pardo. 116 Cameras With Auschwitz survivor Eva Schloss and director Davina Pardo April 19, 2018

Film Screening of 3000 Nights + Q&A with Filmmaker Mai Masri

The New School is delighted to host acclaimed Lebanese filmmaker Mai Masri for a screening of her new award-winning film 3000 Nights and a special 3-hour masterclass showcasing her documentary film practices. Mai Masri’s extraordinary body of films deal with cinematic approaches to understanding the contested lives of children

DCTV: PRO-TV Baltimore Rising Screening

PRO-TV, in partnership with The Gathering For Justice, would like to invite you to a special screening of Baltimore Rising, an HBO documentary film about the social justice movement in Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray. The film will be followed by a Q & A with

Carlos Motta’s Shapes of Freedom Screening on Thursday

In collaboration with Critical & Visual Studies at Pratt Institute, we would like to announce Shapes of Freedom a talk by Carlos Motta. Carlos is a New York based internationally recognized multimedia artist originally from Columbia. In 2015, Carlos Motta countered binary norms by inviting

5 Experimental Animations by Jane Aaron Screening in NYC this Sunday 1 PM

Experimental Animations by Jane Aaron Screening this weekend in NYC 1 PM 5 experimental animations by Jane Aaron  “joyful and pure art that is uniquely cinematic” Sunday, February 4, 2018 @ 1 PM Quad Cinema 34 W 13th Street NYC https://quadcinema.com/film/Independent-Frames-Program-4-Introspection/ on-line streaming: https://experimentalanimationsbyjaneaaron.vhx.tv/  

Faculty Member Michelle Materre Hosts “Citizen in Pictures”

Faculty Member Michelle Materre is hosting “Citizen in Pictures”, presented by Creatively Speaking, at St. John’s University. “Citizen in Pictures” is a collection of short films as a visual interpretation of the themes presented in this award winning longform poem by Claudia Rankine. The event will

The Ocean After Nature Exhibit and Curator Talk at Parsons

The Ocean After Nature considers the ocean as reflecting the ecological, cultural, political, and economic realities of a globalized world. Featuring work by 20 artists and collectives in a variety of media — including photography, video, sculpture, and design — the exhibition explores new ways of