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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

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

Bowery Film Festival: November 19-21, 2019

Bowery Film Festival screens edgy, gritty, funny, and bombastic films on the Bowery in NYC. The Bowery is one of the great highways of humanity, of seething life, varied interests, fun, diverse culture, art, and rock-and-roll. Rather than conventional theaters, we screen films in the coolest art

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.

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

This Week with Cinema Tropical, October 7 – 14

The 57th New York Film Festival continues this week at Film at Lincoln Center for its second and last week. Be sure to check out the U.S. premiere of The Moneychanger by acclaimed Uruguayan director Federico Veiroj who will be in town to present his latest film. And next Monday, be sure to catch

“CUNNINGHAM” Documentary Released in December

“UTTERLY TRANSPORTING. A knockout. Radiates the rapturous power of dance.” The Hollywood Reporter 360 is excited to announce the release of the documentary CUNNINGHAM in December.  View the essence of Merce Cunningham’s genius brought to life on the big screen! CUNNINGHAM traces Merce’s artistic evolution over

This Week in Cinema Tropical, September 23 – 30

This weekend, head north to the New York Botanical Garden for the last screening in the ‘Cinema Brasileiro‘ series marking the close of this summer’s exhibition on famed Brazilian landscape architect Roberto Burle Marx. This Sunday we’re pleased to wrap up the program with a repeat screening of João Vargas

DOC Studies Reel 2019

DOC Studies Reel 2019 We’re excited to share the new Doc Studies reel for 2019. The Graduate Certificate in Documentary Media Studies at The New School is an intensive one-year program in documentary cinema. It offers small, tightly focused classes in documentary production, theory and history. Each

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