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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

CANCELLED: Ruff Cuts

Produced by graduate students in the School of Media Studies, RUFF CUTS is a series of screening sessions for undergraduate and graduate Media Studies students to exhibit and discuss their media works in progress. Presenting students have the opportunity to receive constructive feedback. Media Studies faculty members

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

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

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

Swing State Florida – Thursday, February 20, 2020 – Journalist and producer Soledad O’Brien and New York Times international editor Michael Slackman and Bertelsmann Foundation filmmaker Samuel George

  The Bertelsmann Foundation, Humanity in Action, and The New School cordially invite you to the NYC premiere of the documentary:  Swing State Florida Thursday, February 20, 2020 6:00 – 8:15 pm (doors at 5:30 pm) The New School Kellen Auditorium 66 5th Avenue New York, NY 10011 The documentary

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, 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

Veredas: A Generation of Brazilian Filmmakers, Starts Tomorrow at Film at Lincoln Center — Special Ticket Discount

Veredas: A Generation of Brazilian Filmmakers December 6 – 11, 2019 Film Society of Lincoln Center Presented by Film at Lincoln Center and Cinema Tropical. Organized by Mary Jane Marcasiano and Fábio Andrade. The range of boundary-pushing works in Brazilian film has had few parallels in recent years, with filmmakers such as

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.

Two Doc Queens: Sheila Nevins and Erin Lee Carr, Dec 4 @ 6:30

Two Doc Queens: Sheila Nevins + Erin Lee Carr Known as the ‘Doyenne of Documentaries,’ Sheila Nevins has produced dozens of Oscar, Peabody, and Emmy-winning films (“When the Levees Broke,” “Citizenfour”). Nevins recently left HBO — after an incredible 38-year run — to lead MTV’s new documentary division. Erin