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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

IFP Z Winter Mixer, 12/10

IFP Z, The Independent Filmmaker Project’s (IFP) membership tier for film lovers and aspiring industry professionals 25 and under, is launching its monthly meet-up program on December 10th. Join us for a celebratory launch mixer where you can learn more about our IFP Z specific

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

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, October 21-28

We start the week off with Andrea Córdoba‘s multi-award-winning film Sanctuary, screening tonight as part of Indocumentales: An Itinerant Film and Conversation Series at NYU’s King Juan Carlos I Center. Having won the Best Film award at this year’s Brooklyn Film Festival, Sanctuary follows the life of one Guatemalan mother who was the first person to take

Venezuela in Crisis: Where Do We Go From Here?, 10/22

Join us for a discussion on the situation in Venezuela with Joanna Hausmann and Gonzalo Himiob Santomé! October 22, 2019 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Theresa Lang Student Center Room I 202 55 West 13th Street Witness a conversation between Joanna Hausmann, Venezuelan-American actress, comedian, and critic

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

Join the Prototype Lab Informational Webinar

As we move into the fall season with all the busyness that might entail, this is a quick reminder that the Prototype Lab is launching this November and applications are due Thursday, October 31, 2019. If you are looking for the space and support to test an innovative

Upcoming Events from the Black TV & Film Collective

The Black TV & Film Collective provides opportunities for talented storytellers of color in the fields of television, film and digital entertainment. Their outreach includes professional development, relationship building and production support. Check out their upcoming events below.   Mix-n-Mingle with New York Women in TV &