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At Home in Utopia: Screening and Discussion

This event is apart of the Parsons Housing Justice Lab Screening Series which aims to create awareness of processes of neighborhood change and community organizing for equitable neighborhood development in our cities. Through critical documentary films featuring past and current cases, this series seeks to promote

NYWIFT Member Screening: Pennhurst, 2/25

Join us for this month’s NYWIFT Member Screening showcasing Jodie Alexandra Taylor’s documentary feature Pennhurst. The filmmaker will be available for a Q&A immediately following the screening. The screening series provides members with the opportunity to show their work in a theatrical setting. The screening will

5th Annual Edition of NEIGHBORING SCENES at Lincoln Center

February 14 – 18, 2020 Film at Lincoln Center Presented by Film at Lincoln Center and Cinema Tropical Now in its fifth year, Neighboring Scenes is the Film at Lincoln Center and Cinema Tropical’s annual wide-ranging showcase of contemporary Latin American cinema. Highlighting impressive recent

Special Screening of LAPU, 2/6

LAPÜ A film by César Alejandro Jaimes and Juan Pablo Polanco (Colombia, 2019, 75 min. In Wayuunaiki and Spanish with English subtitles) Winner, Best Latin American Documentary, Cinema Tropical Awards Official Selection, Sundance Film Festival Official Selection, Berlin Film Festival “When Doris’s dead cousin appears

JOSE, Opens Friday 1/31 at the Quad Cinema

“Confident visual sense…a sensitive portrait [with a] depth of feeling.” —The Hollywood Reporter “A touching debut…sexually frank in an honest, fresh fashion.” –Screen Daily “Raw and authentic.” –Remezcla JOSÉ A film by Li Cheng (Guatemala/USA, 2019, 85 min. In Spanish with English subtitles) A nuanced look

This Week in Cinema Tropical, January 27- February 3

This week, escape the cold weather and warm up with some of the prime Latin American films screening in New York. Tomorrow Tuesday, one of our summer favorites returns to the big screen: head over to the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Downtown Brooklyn for a special screening of Lucio Castro‘s luscious and lustful End

Screening of The Assistant

Cinereach is offering New School students free tickets to a movie called, The Assistant, which will be screened at Angelika Film Center on Feb 2.   Based on nearly a 100 of interviews from former assistants of top executives at Miramax, The Weinstein Company, Time Warner Company

2/13: John Carreyrou at The New School on the Rise and Fall of Theranos

WHO: Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist John Carreyrou WHAT: Carreyrou will discuss his bestselling book Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Start-up, on the rise and fall of Theranos and CEO Elizabeth Holmes. WHEN: Thursday, February 13, 7-8pm WHERE: Tishman Auditorium, University Center. LINK: https://event.newschool.edu/badblood

This Week in Cinema Tropical, January 21-27

The IFC Center is screening two Oscar-nominated films directed by Brazilian filmmakers: Fernando Meirelles‘ The Two Popes and Petra Costa‘s documentary The Edge of Democracy. Be sure to catch them in the big screen! And Karim Aïnouz‘s tropical melodrama Invisible Life continues to play at Film Forum and Film at Lincoln Center. The Brazilian New York Times Critics’ Pick is

Friday Night Film Noir: Side Street, 12/13

Friday Night Films is a new series from BPCA inviting movie lovers to screen and discuss classic and modern day cinema. Popcorn will be served, and a discussion will follow the screenings. All FREE! Film Noir is a style of American crime film originating in the 1940’s. Often made

This Week in Cinema Tropical, December 9-16

Our series Veredas: A Generation of Brazilian Filmmakers continues at Film at Lincoln Center with more must-see films to catch. The program reflects the range of boundary-pushing Brazilian film in order to showcase work from a vast and influential generation that is indelibly leaving its mark on the local and international film

Documentary Screening ‘The Free University’ in NYC – Attacks on Academic Freedom in Hungary

Documentary film screening ‘The Free University’ (54 min,) followed by a Q&A Friday, Dec 6th, 4pm  Location: Bard Globalization and International Affairs (BGIA), 108W 39th Street, 10th floor, #1000A, New York City RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-free-university-documentary-tickets-83826662805?ref=eios Background In 2019, Central European University became the first university in Europe to

This Week in Cinema Tropical, December 2-9

Cinema Tropical is thrilled to present the opening of ‘Veredas: A Generation of Brazilian Filmmakers’ in partnership with Film at Lincoln Center. Kicking off this Friday with Gabriel Mascaro‘s Divine Love and Adirley Queirós’ Is The City Only One?, the program reflects the range of boundary-pushing Brazilian film in order to showcase work from a vast and influential

Jayro Bustamante’s “Temblores” Opens 11/29

“A magnificently unflinching film from a master director in the making.” —Carlos Aguilar, The Wrap “Grade: A- There are any number of movies about gay men trying to liberate themselves from the long shadow of heteronormative oppression… but few have been told with the extraordinary nuance or

November on Filmatique: Queer Cinema

Filmatique’s Queer Cinema series continues with I Killed My Mother, Xavier Dolan’s semi-autobiographical portrait of a teenage boy’s relationship with his single mother as he wrestles with the decision to come out. To watch our current releases click here.  Membership required. FLMTQ membership is $4.95/month.  First month free.

DOC TALK: ESCAPE with Filmmaker Darko Lungulov, 11/25

DOC STUDIES PRESENTS @tnsdocstudies Monday, Nov 25 at 1 PM Kellen Auditorium, Ground Floor, 66 Fifth Avenue ESCAPE Screening and Q&A with filmmaker DARKO LUNGULOV Moderated by Rafael Parra, Assoc. Prof. of Media Studies ESCAPE is emblematic of challenges  “the new immigrants” face in America besieged by

This Week in Cinema Tropical, November 18-25

This week, New York plays host to a full assortment of one-night-only screenings of some of the best in independent Latin American cinema. Building on the momentum of last week’s doc-heavy calendar, stop by UnionDocs on Sunday for Bolivian filmmaker Mauricio Alfredo Ovando‘s Still Burn. The intimate documentary pulls from archival

NYWIFT Member Screening: Ask for Jane, 11/19

Join us for this month’s NYWIFT Member Screening Series showcasing Cait Cortelyou’s Ask for Jane. The team will be available for a Q&A immediately following the screening. The screening series provides members with the opportunity to show their work in a theatrical setting. The screening will

Theatrical Release of “Sequestrada,” November 15-21

SEQUESTRADA A film by Sabrina McCormick and Soopum Sohn Starring Tim Blake Nelson, Kamodjara Xipaia, Marcelo Olinto, and Gretchen Mol (USA, 2019, 92 min. NR) Kamodjara and her father, Cristiano, are members of an indigenous tribe that resides on an Amazonian reservation. When they leave their reservation to protest a dam that will

BPCA Presents Friday Night Films: Film Noir

FRIDAY NIGHT FILMS: FILM NOIR Date: Fridays: Nov 15 & Dec 15 Time: 6:00PM Location: 6 River Terrace, Battery Park City NYC 10282 Cost: Free Event, RSVP here More information: BPCA.NY.GOV   A new series from BPCA inviting movie lovers to screen and discuss classic and modern day cinema. Popcorn will be served,