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This Week in Cinema Tropical

This Wednesday, the Film Society of Lincoln Center and The Museum of Modern Art open their prestigious showcase of films by emerging filmmakers from around the world. This year’s New Directors/New Films will be screening a handful of shorts and feature films from Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, and Mexico as part of their

March on Filmatique: Foreign Language Oscar Submissions II

Filmatique’s Foreign Language Oscar Submissions II Series continues with The Sound of Things, Costa Rican filmmaker Ariel Escalante’s debut feature which excavates the vicissitudes of a young woman’s grief in small, observational moments that gain accumulative power. To watch our current releases click here.  Membership required.   FLMTQ membership is $4.95/month.  First

Call for NFFTY 2019

NFFTY Early Deadline is April 12 2019 Dates and Entry Fees February 15 | Submission Open April 12 | Early Deadline | $30 May 17 | Mid Deadline | $35 June 14 | Regular Deadline | $45 July 12 | Final Deadline | $55 September 3 | Notification Date

Non-Stick Nostalgia Film Series @ MAD, March 21–April 18

Non-Stick Nostalgia Film Series March 21–April 18 Accompanying MAD’s spring exhibition Non-Stick Nostalgia: Y2K Retrofuturism in Contemporary Jewelry, eight exciting works of transgressive, science-fiction filmmaking. From groundbreaking animated films like Ghost in the Shell and the cult classic Hackers to Luc Besson’s intergalactic extravaganza, The Fifth Element, the series surveys the

Austin Film Festival 2019

JOIN US FOR THE 26TH ANNUAL AUSTIN FILM FESTIVAL! OCTOBER 24 – 31, 2019 The best thing a writer can do to become a better writer is to read, watch, listen to and embrace other genres of storytelling, ones that are different from his or her

Special Screening of Dominican Film NOELÍ OVERSEAS by Laura Amelia Guzmán and Israel Cárdenas, Thursday, March 14 at Anthology Film Archives

Cinema Tropical (https://www.cinematropical.com/) is hosting a special screening of Laura Amelia Guzmán and Israel Cárdenas’ new film NOELÍ OVERSEAS on Thursday, March 14 at Anthology Film Archives. The screening is presented as part of our ongoing series ‘If You Can Screen It There: Premiering Contemporary Latin American Cinema.’  Protagonist Yanet Mojica, a young

This Week in Cinema Tropical, March 11 — 18

This week, experience the sights and sounds of the Caribbean with several Caribbean-focused programs, plus many others. First, join us this Thursday at Anthology Film Archives for a screening of Noelí Overseas  from Dominican filmmaker Laura Amelia Guzmánand Mexico’s Israel Cárdenas. A perfect companion to the filmmakers’ acclaimed Sand Dollars and weaving a

DCTV Summer 2019 Internship Opportunities

DCTV is currently accepting applications for our Internship Program with positions beginning mid-May 2019. There are four departments looking for competitive candidates interested in film/video production and post-production, video technician/IT, media education, and non-profit arts administration career tracks. The application deadline is 4/8/2019. DCTV is

This Week with Cinema Tropical

Please note:  Our Indocumentales screening of The Unafraid– scheduled for this evening at NYU’s King Juan Carlos I Center – has been postponed due to New York University’s weather-related closure. We apologize for the inconvenience and hope to see you at the re-scheduled program. Stay tuned! Mark your calendars for Latin American film events

Hard Working Movies Seeks Intern

Documentary director at Hard Working Movies is looking for an office intern to join the team! This is an opportunity to work closely with a director as she finishes her next documentary feature film. The internship is part-time with a stipend to cover travel and meal expenses.

Lauren Belfer, Documentary Studies ’10 finished her first documentary, Wrestle

LAUREN BELFER, Documentary Studies ’10 finished her first feature documentary, Wrestle.  Directed by SUZANNAH HERBERT and Co-Directed by LAUREN BELFER  Produced by LAUREN BELFER, STEVEN KLEIN, SETH GORDON, MARY ROHLICH, and SUZANNAH HERBERT  Hoop Dreams goes to the mat in this intimate, coming-of-age documentary about four members of a high-school wrestling team at

Warrior Women Screening – Wed. 2/20 at 6PM

Join NYWIFT and Vision Maker Media for a screening and reception for the upcoming documentary Warrior Women by Christina D. King and Elizabeth A. Castle. The directors and special guests Madonna Thunder Hawk and Marcella Gilbert will join the post-screening conversation moderated by NYWIFT board member Yvonne Russo. Warrior Women Christina D. King (Director/Producer) Elizabeth A. Castle (Director/Producer) 67