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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

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

This Week on Cinema Tropical January 28 — February 4

It’s a special time of year for tropicalistas! This week, Cinema Tropical – in partnership with the Museum of the Moving Image—is thrilled to present five special screenings of the winning films from this year’s Cinema Tropical Awards. Join us from Friday to Sunday to celebrate the best Latin American cinema of

February on Filmatique: My French Film Festival II

Filmatique’s My French Film Festival II Series continues with Black Tide,Èrick Zonca’s Parisian noir in which a washed-up detective, played with aplomb by Vincent Cassel, conducts an investigation that seems to always lead back to himself. To watch our current releases click here.  Membership required.   FLMTQ membership is $4.95/month.

This Week in Cinema Tropical

This week, The Museum of Modern Art is presenting two classics of Mexican cinema and one recent remake as part of To Save and Project: The 16th Annual MoMA International Festival of Film Preservation. Running through January 31, the Latin American features kick off this Tuesday with Fernando de

December on Filmatique: New Asian Voices II

Filmatique’s New Asian Voices II Series continues withSanjeewa Pushpakumara’s stark and poetic Burning Birds, a story of female fortitude against the extrajudicial political violence of Sri Lanka’s civil war. To watch our current releases click here.  Membership required.   FLMTQ membership is $4.95/month.  First month free.

Free Screening of The Hate U Give

As a thank you for your dedication to the next generation of women writers and leaders—and for being that next generation—Girls Write Now would like to offer you complimentary tickets to a screening of The Hate U Give, a film which resonates deeply with our community. Please enjoy this screening thanks to the vision of

This week in Cinema Tropical, December 10 – 17

This week there is a screening of Jorge Sanjinés‘ award-winning Bolivian gem The Secret Nation. The film, which won the Golden Seashell for Best Film at the 1989 San Sebastián International Film Festival, plays this Friday at the Bard Graduate Center. Now playing at the IFC Center is Chilean filmmaker Sebastián Silva‘s critical race

This Week in Cinema Tropical, November 19-25

Following an incredibly successful festival run, Alfonso Cuarón‘s Roma is hitting big screens right on time for family, friends, and Thanksgiving break. A glorious cinematic feast that Cuarón himself considers his “most essential film,” Roma is kicking off its limited theatrical release this Wednesday at the IFC Center and The Landmark at 57 West. Mexico’s Oscar submission

This Week With Cinema Tropical, 11/5-11/12

Another busy week for Latin American film lovers in the city with a bit of diverse narratives and aesthetics for different tastes. UnionDocs is presenting this Thursday a special screening of the Mexican film El Grito by Leobaldo López Aretche chronicling the Tlatelolco massacre in 1968, ten days before

Tue, Nov 6, “Édouard Glissant: One World in Relation” film screening & convo with Manthia Diawara & Asad Raza at the Graduate Center, CUNY

Join the Center for the Humanities tomorrow, Tuesday, November 6th at 6:30 pm in Martin E. Segal Theatre at the Graduate Center, CUNY for a film screening of Manthia Diawara’s Édouard Glissant: One World in Relation (2009, 48 min), which follows Édouard Glissant, thinker of Relation and the All-World, on a transatlantic journey as he discusses

October on Filmatique: Swiss Films

Filmatique’s Swiss Films Series continues with Dene Wos Guet Geit (Those Who Are Fine), Cyril Schäublin’s detached and darkly humorous satire exploring the lives of characters both central and oblique to a confidence scheme in Switzerland’s largest city. To watch our current releases click here.  Membership required. FLMTQ membership is