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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

DOC TALK: ESCAPE with Filmmaker Darko Lungulov, 11/25

DOC STUDIES PRESENTS @tnsdocstudies Monday, Nov 25 at 1 PM Kellen Auditorium, Ground Floor, 66 Fifth Avenue ESCAPE Screening and Q&A with filmmaker DARKO LUNGULOV Moderated by Rafael Parra, Assoc. Prof. of Media Studies ESCAPE is emblematic of challenges  “the new immigrants” face in America besieged by

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

NYWIFT Member Screening: Ask for Jane, 11/19

Join us for this month’s NYWIFT Member Screening Series showcasing Cait Cortelyou’s Ask for Jane. The team 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

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, November 4-11

New York City welcomes November with a richly varied repertoire of Caribbean and Latin American film ranging from documentaries to horror. DOC NYC—America’s largest documentary festival—returns this year from Wednesday, November 6 to Friday, November 15. Cinema Tropical is pleased to co-present several featured documentaries starting with Nicole Costa‘s The Journey of Monalisa on Thursday.

DOC NYC 2019

DOC NYC 2019 November 6 – 15  IFC Center, SVA Theatre and Cinépolis Chelsea Latin American films co-presented by Cinema Tropical www.docnyc.net ——————————————————————————————- THE JOURNEY OF MONALISA Buy Tickets LOS ÚLTIMOS FRIKIS Buy Tickets THE CORDILLERA OF DREAMS Buy Tickets REVOLUTION RENT Buy Tickets THE FOURTH KINGDOM: THE KINGDOM OF

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

Indocumentales Presents “Sanctuary,” 10/21

SANCTUARY (Andrea Córdoba, USA, 2019, 73 min. In Spanish and English with English subtitles) Winner of the Best Film and Best Documentary Awards at the Brooklyn Film Festival, the debut feature by Andrea Córdoba follows Amanda Morales who walked into a church in New York City

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

Film Screening 10/18: BY THE GRACE OF GOD

BY THE GRACE OF GOD, François Ozon’s gripping drama that follows three men who band together to dismantle the code of silence that continues to protect a priest who abused them decades ago. Based on events from the 2019 conviction of Cardinal Philippe Barbarin of

Absurd Comedy Series at the MoMI

MUSEUM OF THE MOVING IMAGE PRESENTS MONTH-LONG SCREENING SERIES ‘NO JOKE: ABSURD COMEDY AS POLITICAL REALITY’ Personal appearances by The Yes Men and PFFR, new work by Tim Heidecker and Gregg Turkington, and films by Chaplin, Spike Lee, Scorsese, Bruno Dumont, and more October 9–November

Documentary Screening: American Beat

Documentary Screening: American Beat Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall October 21, 2019, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EST) In 2018, more than 22,000 refugees were resettled in the United States, amid a rising tide of anti-immigrant rhetoric and hostility. How have those

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

This Week With Cinema Tropical, September 9-16

There’s a full lineup of Latin American films playing in New York this week: Shot over two years in the heart of Brooklyn’s immigrant community, I’m Leaving Now is a searingly intimate portrait of one undocumented worker on the margins. A blend of documentary with some fictional

“I’m Leaving Now” Opens at Maysles Cinema, Sep 6

The Award-Winning Modern-Day Migration Odyssey I’M LEAVING NOW, Open Friday, September 6 at Maysles Cinema Winner, Best Mexican Film  —DocsMX Winner, Special Mention for Best Documentary  —Morelia International Film Festival “Manages to give humanity to the immigration story by allowing it to encompass complex emotions