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This Week in Cinema Tropical, March 9-16

Join Cinema Tropical tonight at Anthology Film Archives for another installment of their on-going series ‘If You Can Screen It There: Premiering Contemporary Latin American Cinema.‘ This evening they’ll be presenting the U.S. premiere of The Sky of the Centaur by the late Argentine filmmaker Hugo Santiago. If you haven’t yet seen

This Week in Cinema Tropical, March 2-9

This week is a strong week for Brazilian cinema in New York City. Both Film at Lincoln Center and the IFC Center will be home to the U.S. theatrical release of Kleber Mendonça Filho and Juliano Dornelles’ Bacurau—winner of the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival. Also from Brazil, we get Glauber Rocha’s political classic Antonio Das

This Week in Cinema Tropical, 2/24 – 3/2

This week in New York, join iconic interdisciplinary artist Coco Fusco and the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at NYU for a . conversation on the groundbreaking street performances of Cuban artist JuanSí González. In theaters is Rashaad Ernesto Green‘s Harlem coming-of-age romance Premature, starring poet and co-writer Zora Howard. Responding to rising gentrification

In Conversation: Still Processing, 3/3

Still Processing: Get the inside scoop on “Still Processing” the Webby Award-winning podcast from hosts New York Times culture writers Jenna Wortham and Wesley Morris. Join us, Tuesday, March 3, at 6:30 PM at NYU Steinhardt, Department of Media, Culture, and Communication and find out how they create the podcast The Atlantic calls

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

IFP Z Masterclass: Lance Oppenheim, 2/25

IFP Media Center has recently started a monthly meet-up for under 25 filmmakers, meet-ups that will include masterclasses by notable young filmmakers. On February 25th they will be hosting a masterclass with Lance Oppenheim, a 23 year old filmmaker whose feature debut documentary (produced by Darren Aronofsky) premiered at

This Week in Cinema Tropical, February 10-18

This week, Cinema Tropical and Film at Lincoln Center are proud to present the 5th Annual Neighboring Scenes: New Latin American Cinema. Starting on Friday, head over to Film at Lincoln Center for a collection of ambitious recent productions from across the region, with four directors in attendance. We hope that you can join us in celebrating

Boyhood and Masculinity in Contemporary Guyanese Film, 2/3

Film February 3, 2020 6:00pm-8:00pm Boyhood and Masculinity in Contemporary Guyanese Film The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) present two film screenings and a conversation with directors Gavin Ramoutar and Mason Richards, Dr. Sheril Antonio film scholar and Associate Arts Professor in

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

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

Join Girls Write Now in 2020

Meet Girls Write Now Mentee Alumna, Arnell Calderon, a passionate writer who has now graduated from The New School, completed Girls Write Now’s paid-internship program, and recently accepted a full-time position. Arnell’s story is one of the many successes coming out of Girls Write Now’s Writing Works, a workforce

Free ticket offer: AND THEN WE DANCED, a Passionate Tale of Love and Liberation, Opens 2/7

We’d love to invite the film community in and around NYC to see the film at Quad Cinema and the Landmark at 57th West starting on February 7th. For more information and to buy tickets, visit www.andthenwedancedmovie.com!  Praise for AND THEN WE DANCED:   Critic’s Pick! ”A luminous tour de force” -Jude Dry, IndieWire “A quietly

OHMA Spring Open House, 1/23

On January 23rd Columbia’s Oral History Master of Arts program will be hosting an open house for prospective students and anyone interested in learning more about the program. Attendance is free.   Jan. 23 | OHMA Spring Open House Thursday Jan. 23rd, 2020 | 6:30

And, Apollo: A Laboratory, 1/16-2/11

And, Apollo: A Laboratory    JANUARY 16, 2020 – FEBRUARY 11, 2020 Opening reception: Thursday, January 23, 2020; 6:00-8:00 p.m. And, Apollo: A Laboratory, a work in progress by artist and Vera List Center Fellow Dean Erdmann, combines experimental documentary, video, and sculptures to connect autobiography

RLab Fall 2019 Demo Day

  RLab invites you to DEMO DAY: the final showcase event for the Fall 2019 entrepreneurship programs – RLab Accelerator and Bootcamp. The RLab Bootcamp advances startups from New York City universities at the earliest stages of company formation; the RLab Accelerator – in collaboration with resident venture capital firm Super