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What to Watch This Week on Cinema Tropical

NewFest, New York’s LGBTQ+ Film Festival continues this week with a selection of twelve Latin American titles with a strong emphasis on Brazilian and Chilean LGBTQ+ narratives. Make sure to check out Chile’s The Strong Ones, directed by Omar Zúñiga Hidalgo, that follows the romantic saga of a fisherman and an architect in the

2020 May Sumak: Quichwa Film Showcase

Film Series October 22, 23, 30 2020 8:00pm – 9:30 pm EST 2020 May Sumak: Quichwa Film Showcase May Sumak: Quichwa Film Showcase is a (FREE) event series featuring three days of Quechua/Kichwa film screenings, workshops and discussions. The showcase is a celebration of Indigenous

What to Watch This Week on Cinema Tropical

This week marks the start of the 32nd Edition of NewFest, New York’s LGBTQ+ Film Festival. In this year’s online edition, NewFest is featuring twelve Latin American titles with a strong emphasis on Brazilian and Chilean LGBTQ+ narratives. All films will be available to stream from Friday, October 16 through Tuesday, October 27. From Brazil, Alice Júnior by Gil

What to Watch Online On Cinema Tropical This Week

Make sure not to miss the final day of our online program Music+Film: Brazil, closing with a special — and free! — nationwide stream of the ultimate Brazilian music documentary, Beyond Ipanema: Brazilian Waves in Global Music. A must-watch for lovers of Brazilian music, and of global music in general. And join us tonight

What to Watch Online This Week on Cinema Tropical

Premiering This Week:  Cinema Tropical Presents: ‘Music+Film: Brazil 2020’ Presented annually since 2008, Cinema Tropical’s popular series Music+Film: Brazil has showcased numerous screenings featuring the best of Brazilian music and a who’s who of performers from every corner of the South American country. The 2020

In The Presence of Others: Principles for Decolonial Film, 9/30

In The Presence of Others: Principles for Decolonial Film Wednesday, September 30, 2020 7:30 PM EDT Online & UnionDocs 322 Union Ave Brooklyn, NY 11211 Join us online or at UnionDocs’ new UNDO LEAN-TO to celebrate the launch of World Records newest volume: In the Presence of Others, edited by Jason Fox

What to Watch Online This Week On Cinema Tropical

The 58th edition of the New York Film Festival has kicked off, bringing with it a roster of narrative features and shorts that exemplify the diversity of Latin American cinema today. The festival will be presenting a combination of drive-in screenings alongside online streaming options for those watching from home. This year,

What to Watch This Week on Cinema Tropical

This week, make sure to check out Maite Alberdi‘s Sundance-selected documentary, The Mole Agent —now available on VOD. A “unique meditation on compassion and loneliness,” (Sundance Institute) the Chilean film follows Sergio, an 83 year old would-be spy who infiltrates a retirement home in order to investigate a suspected case of elder

What to Watch This Week With Cinema Tropical

Start the month off with a varied selection from the region: this week, we’re pleased to recommend films from Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Guatemala, Peru, and from Latinx filmmakers in the United States. Streaming in virtual cinemas this week and a stateside digital release on Tuesday,

What to Watch Online This Week

There’s still time to catch Alex Rivera and Cristina Ibarra‘s groundbreaking docu-thriller The Infiltrators in virtual cinemas across the country. Telling the stories of unjust deportation from within for-profit detention centers themselves, The Infiltrators follows a pair of radical DREAMers committed to exposing the truth of a broken system. The film is available to

What To Watch This Week

This week, make sure to catch the virtual theatrical release of Cristóbal León and Joaquín Cociña‘s stop-motion tour de force The Wolf House, winner of the Cinema Tropical Award for Best First Film. “A visually engrossing, reference-rich and disturbing tale” (Hollywood Reporter), The Wolf House is easily one of the most accomplished, transporting, and

Kinoscope

Kinoscope will run on May 7, 2020. It is an online screening, so students will be provided with a 48 hour pass to view films on their own time. Username: Member052020 Password: KSAccess2020 https://kinoscope.org/

DOC NYC Announces Free Live Series “Friday Fix”

DOC NYC Friday Fix is a new weekly series covering documentary film, hosted by Thom Powers. DOC NYC Friday Fix is available for free worldwide. You can RSVP to watch by clicking here. During the livestream, viewers can contribute questions and comments. The show will be

What to Watch This Week on Cinema Tropical

We’re thrilled with the initial response to the launch of The Cinema Tropical Collection and Tropical on Demand. The influential newspaper The Guardian wrote a wonderful piece on our streaming platform calling it an “enticing new service” and hailing our inaugural slate as “a promising, provocative first batch of picks.” Click here to

The Cinema Tropical Collection Premieres Two New Films This Week

Premiering This Week: STILL BURN and TÚ Y YO The Cinema Tropical Collection, the new and exciting initiative that makes select Latin American films available digitally for the first time ever, continues this week with the international streaming of the documentary films Still Burn (Algo quema) from

Virtual Theatrical Experience: 2020 S.W.A.N Day Screening, 3/28

Join NYWIFT, SAG-AFTRA, FF2 Media, Women in the Arts & Media Coalition (WAMC), HerFlix, ImageNation Cinema Foundation, 2020 One Woman One Vote Festival, and African-American Women in Cinema (AAWIC) for a screening of the new feature Tape in recognition of S.W.A.N. (Support Women Artists Now) Day, an annual event on the last Saturday of March that

Cinema Tropical Announces Launch of The Cinema Tropical Collection

The Cinema Tropical Collection Cinema Tropical is proud to announce the launch of The Cinema Tropical Collection, a new and exciting initiative that makes select Latin American films available digitally for the first time ever. Combining the format of a curated online film series with virtual

NYWIFT Muse Awards to Broadcast on CUNY TV, 3/9

New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT) is pleased to announce the broadcast of the 40th Anniversary NYWIFT Muse Awards on CUNY TV throughout the second week of March 2020 in celebration of Women’s History Month. This is the first time the celebrated program –