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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,

This Week in Cinema Tropical, November 4-11

New York City welcomes November with a richly varied repertoire of Caribbean and Latin American film ranging from documentaries to horror. DOC NYC—America’s largest documentary festival—returns this year from Wednesday, November 6 to Friday, November 15. Cinema Tropical is pleased to co-present several featured documentaries starting with Nicole Costa‘s The Journey of Monalisa on Thursday.

DOC NYC 2019

DOC NYC 2019 November 6 – 15  IFC Center, SVA Theatre and Cinépolis Chelsea Latin American films co-presented by Cinema Tropical www.docnyc.net ——————————————————————————————- THE JOURNEY OF MONALISA Buy Tickets LOS ÚLTIMOS FRIKIS Buy Tickets THE CORDILLERA OF DREAMS Buy Tickets REVOLUTION RENT Buy Tickets THE FOURTH KINGDOM: THE KINGDOM OF

11/22 Screening: Calle K

OLA and the School of Media Studies are pleased to present: ‘CALLE K’, a documentary by Titus Fossgard-Moser and Caroline Moser Documentary NYC Premiere ‘Calle K’ (2019) presents the transformation over 40 years of an illegal squatter settlement in Guayaquil, Ecuador. The film includes footage from

October on Filmatique: The Future is Female (Directors)

Filmatique’s The Future is Female (Directors) series continues with Red Road, Andrea Arnold’s debut feature in which a working-class Glaswegian becomes fixated on a figure from her past. To watch their current releases click here.  Membership required. FLMTQ membership is $4.95/month.  First month free. JOIN

Doc Talk 11/4: Greetings From Free Forests

DOC STUDIES PRESENTS @tnsdocstudies Monday, Nov 4 at 1 PM Kellen Auditorium, Ground Floor, 66 Fifth Avenue GREETINGS FROM FREE FORESTS Screening and Q&A with filmmaker IAN SOROKA GRAND PRIX – DOCLISBOA – City of Lisbon Award for Best International Competition Film GRAND PRIX – DOXA Doc.

Indocumentales Presents “Sanctuary,” 10/21

SANCTUARY (Andrea Córdoba, USA, 2019, 73 min. In Spanish and English with English subtitles) Winner of the Best Film and Best Documentary Awards at the Brooklyn Film Festival, the debut feature by Andrea Córdoba follows Amanda Morales who walked into a church in New York City

This Week in Cinema Tropical, 10/14-10/21

This week in New York City we’re proud to present a strong lineup of Latin American films and screenings: Tonight, Monday, join us for the U.S premiere of Argentine director Lautaro García Candela‘s critically-acclaimed debut feature film, I Love You So Much That I Just Don’t Know. Screening as part of our

Film Screening 10/18: BY THE GRACE OF GOD

BY THE GRACE OF GOD, François Ozon’s gripping drama that follows three men who band together to dismantle the code of silence that continues to protect a priest who abused them decades ago. Based on events from the 2019 conviction of Cardinal Philippe Barbarin of

Documentary Screening: American Beat

Documentary Screening: American Beat Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall October 21, 2019, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EST) In 2018, more than 22,000 refugees were resettled in the United States, amid a rising tide of anti-immigrant rhetoric and hostility. How have those

This Week in Cinema Tropical, September 16-23

CINEMA TROPICAL SCREENINGS: – The Other Side of the Wall Website – Amazonia: The Awakening of Florestania Website – ‘Urbanworld Film Festival’ Website OTHER SCREENINGS AND FESTIVALS:Website – Disobedience Website – Zuza Homem de Jazz Website – Cantinflas Website – Tranny Fag Website – The Prosecutors Website – Desperado  Website – ‘Nova Frontier Film Festival’ Website