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March 24, 2019 - by CG Directory Editor
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New York has a vibrant repertory film scene, with classic movie houses like Film Forum joined by newer venues like Metrograph, Videology, and Nitehawk Cinema. You can also find movie specials, premieres, and simulcasts like the Metropolitan Opera Live in HD listed in City Guide?s film calendar section.

Brooklyn DA Eric Gonzalez, former NYC Department of Probation Commissioner Vincent Schiraldi, and leading advocates discuss: What’s Wrong With Our Parole System? - Plymouth Church
March 24, 2019 - Brooklyn

On Sunday, March 24, Plymouth Church’s Racial Justice Ministry will present What’s Wrong With Our Parole System?, a panel and advocacy event featuring leading criminal justice experts. New York State's parole system is broken. Almost half of the people on parole in New York wind up back in prison, with most re-incarcerations due to technical violations that are not crimes. The New York State Legislature is taking up a comprehensive package of criminal justice and parole reform bills, addressing some of the challenges that make our prison system a needless revolving door. At this timely event, attendees will learn about New York’s current system, the proposed reforms, and what can be done to help people get back on their feet and stay out of prisons. WHO: Eric Gonzalez, Brooklyn District Attorney Vincent Schiraldi, Senior Research Scientist at Justice Lab of Columbia University Rob De Leon, Associate Vice President of Programs at The Fortune Society Donna Hylton, Director of the Women and Girls Project, Katal Center for Health, Equity and Justice Moderated by Celeste Katz, Co-Host of WBAI New York's "Driving Forces" WHA... (read more)

The Steel Beast - Anthology Film Archives
March 24, 2019 - New York

This daring collage of rhythms, abstractions, superimpositions, and wild shots of the railroad and other machines, made by the great German photographer Zielke, was originally commissioned to celebrate the centennial of the Nuremburg-Furth railroad line, and later banned by the Third Reich for "decadent aesthetics." French film critic Jean Mitry made this film poem to honor the largest French steam locomotive, the Pacific. The montage of speeding wheels, pistons and gears; the parallel lines of rails and wires; a stoker furiously shoveling coal in concert with the score – together these elements visually and musically describe the exhilaration of the train's motion.

Trans Film: Kairos Dirt And The Errant Vacuum - Anthology Film Archives
March 24, 2019 - New York

A middle school lunch lady and mystical non-binary student have an unusual relationship. Through dreams the two make intimate contact with an otherworldly trans being who occupies a carnal dimension of death and sex-driven existence. Amid the post-industrial decay of the American South, a disparate band of nobodies including fellow lunch ladies, a mortician, a trans elder, a ministry worker, and a lesbian hospice provider all encounter the otherworldly being, known only as Kairos Dirt. A spiritual medium/phone sex operator is called upon to help transport these nobodies into this carnal dream-dimension. Television monitors, radio frequencies, and orifices all become portals to access this dimension. The characters must ask, "What is dream? What is reality? What must we give up to become something else?"

Bridges Film Program - Anthology Film Archives
March 24, 2019 - New York

This program explores the various ways that filmmakers have celebrated and explored the phenomenon of the bridge, with classics by Joris Ivens, Rudy Burckhardt, and Shirley Clarke, alongside the rarely-screened BRIDGE HIGH by Manfred Kirchheimer (director of STATIONS OF THE ELEVATED), one of Heinz Emigholz's exquisite architectural studies (MAILLART'S BRIDGES), and more.

Trans Film: Hanky Code - Anthology Film Archives
March 24, 2019 - New York

Before Internet dating and hookup apps, The Handkerchief code was largely used by gay men in the 1970s to distinguish sexual preferences and fetishes in gay clubs and on the streets of places like San Francisco and New York. In HANKY CODE, San Francisco's queer experimental film collective Periwinkle Cinema brings together queer and trans filmmakers across a spectrum of genres, styles, genders, and locations to dissect the code in this epic anthology feature comprised of 25 short films. Each filmmaker or filmmaking team tells a story of a different color/fetish of the code. Films range from narrative to experimental to erotic and animated, with many films redefining the traditional code with colors, patterns, and fetishes according to the creative interpretation of the artist. Audience members are invited to flag their hankies at the screening.

Canal Zone - Anthology Film Archives
March 24, 2019 - New York

CANAL ZONE is about the people who live and work in the Panama Canal Zone and shows both the operation of the Canal and the various governmental agencies – business, military, and civilian – related to the functioning of the Canal and the lives of the Americans in the zone. The film includes sequences of ships in transit, the work of special canal pilots, aspects of the civil government, the work of the military, and the social, religious, and recreational life of the Zonians.

Selected Shorts on Tour: The Getty Museum - Symphony Space
March 24, 2019 - Manhattan

That classically trained, Oscar-caliber actor who brings gravitas to an enduring text. That quirky, indie darling who wrings every little laugh from a modern writer's dialogue. Sometimes, the marriage between performer and text is undeniable—the connection is dynamic and uncanny, yet completely natural. The hit public radio show and podcast Selected Shorts takes things one step further in an evening of memorable live performances. In collaboration with actors and select guest introducers, the beloved series pairs stories and storytellers sure to fit like a glove. Hosted by Jane Kaczmarek.

The Best Years of Our Lives: Engineering the Body - Museum of the Moving Image
March 24, 2019 - Astoria

Dir. William Wyler. 1946, 170 mins. DCP. With Myrna Loy, Fredric March, Teresa Wright, Dana Andrews, Virginia Mayo, Harold Russell, Hoagy Carmichael. Three veterans struggle to readjust to their home lives after World War II. The biggest struggle comes for Homer (played by real-life veteran Harold Russell), who has lost both hands in combat and must learn to adapt to prosthetic hooks. Winner of seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay, and Best Actor, William Wyler's production is one of the most moving of all classic Hollywood films. The screening will be followed by a conversation about engineering prosthetics and the power and limitations of non-normative bodies.

Nt Live: I'm Not Running - Symphony Space
March 24, 2019 - New York

Pauline Gibson has spent her life as a doctor, the inspiring leader of a local health campaign. When she crosses paths with her old boyfriend, a stalwart loyalist in Labour Party politics, she's faced with an agonizing decision. What's involved in sacrificing your private life and your peace of mind for something more than a single issue? Does she dare? Hare was recently described by The Washington Post as 'the premiere political dramatist writing in English'. His other work includes Pravda and Skylight, broadcast by National Theatre Live in 2014.

We Had A Web Series: 'Kill Me Now' Series Finale Show - Union Hall
March 25, 2019 - Brooklyn

This event is 21 and over It's the Kill Me Now series finale show! Hosted by Julia Lindon & Blythe Roberson. ft. our video dj AJ Serrano Relive your favorite KMN moments, get a sneak peek of the final episode, hear how it all began, and enjoy performances from your favorite guest stars.

Mass Transit Film Program - Anthology Film Archives
March 25, 2019 - New York

This program gathers together films and videos about the New York City subway – including Stan Brakhage's gorgeous THE WONDER RING, poet Frank Kuenstler's haunting EL ATLANTIS, and lesser-known works by Robert Crawford and Barbara Hammer – with films about other mass transit systems worldwide, from Winnipeg streetcars and the Tokyo Metro to Wuppertal, Germany's surreal and captivating suspended train, the Schwebebahn.

Trans Film: Strong Island - Anthology Film Archives
March 25, 2019 - New York

The first film by an out trans filmmaker to be nominated for an Academy Award, STRONG ISLAND dismantles and reimagines the wreckage left in the wake of murder, bringing us as close as art can come to the blistering truth. In 1992, filmmaker Yance Ford's brother was shot and killed by a 19-year-old white mechanic after a common complaint about a car repair spiraled violently out of control. Twenty years later, Ford invents a startling cinematic language to penetrate this devastating collision of paralysis, grief, fear, racism, and injustice. STRONG ISLAND is both an outward-facing investigation of the case and a radically intimate, lovingly layered inquiry into the emotional valences and internal geometries of the Ford family and their loss. Ultimately it confronts the painful reality that some things will always be elusive and unknowable.

Black Sea Files + Oil Rocks: City Above The Sea - Anthology Film Archives
March 25, 2019 - New York

BLACK SEA FILES investigates the construction of the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline, a British Petroleum-owned 1,760-km conduit built to bring oil from resource-rich Azerbaijan to international markets. Circumventing the main players in the region, the video sheds light on a multitude of secondary sceneries. Oil workers, farmers, refugees, and prostitutes who live along the pipeline come into profile and contribute to a wider human geography that displaces the singular and powerful signifying practices of oil corporations and oil politicians. "The Oil Rocks" – behind this enigmatic name lies the first and largest offshore oil town ever built. Commissioned by Stalin in 1949, it is a vast, sprawling web of oil platforms in the middle of the Caspian Sea, comprising 2,000 oil rigs, 300 kilometers of bridges, rusty old Soviet trucks rolling back and forth, nine-story building blocks, thousands of oil workers, a cultural palace, a lemonade factory, and a green park. Sixty years later, the Oil Rocks still stand. But two-thirds of the infrastructure has been regained by the sea, making it a kind of Oil Atlantis, only real. Combining black-and-white archival material from the Soviet era and ... (read more)

Flaherty Nyc: Program 6: The Puzzle And The World - Anthology Film Archives
March 26, 2019 - New York

The puzzle is a self-contained thing: an island of logic. "The Puzzle and the World" extends the mechanism of the puzzle to the world at large, in order to explore the power of naming, narrative, and its ability to erect a reality. When is this deduction useful, futile, humorous, or harmful? The character of the camera in pursuit, the person performing bafflement, the conspiracy theorists, the diagnosing doctor, and a melancholic policeman bring us to the series end.

Nywift: Ramblin' Gal - Anthology Film Archives
March 26, 2019 - New York

Lu Ann Horstman (Writer/Co-Director/Co-Producer/NYWIFT Member) & Roberto Monticello (Co-Director) RAMBLIN' GAL (2011, 106 min, digital) A housewife and mother of four leaves Kansas to pursue a songwriting career in New York City

Puzzling: The Puzzle Without An Answer - Anthology Film Archives
March 26, 2019 - New York

A puzzle is something puzzling– it expects deduction and solution, while at the same time describes a condition of open confusion. The six-part series "Puzzling" considers these concurrent modes to explore different registers of knowing, the generative possibilities of uncertainty, and the film form as a choreography of sense and stimuli. How can a puzzle, as a challenge and as a structure, destabilize or shape the world? How are the boundaries of sense and non-sense policed? Human and non-human test subjects, compromised figures of authority, and metaphysical detectives populate the series, alongside inquiries on communication, abstraction, and agency.

Newfilmmakers - Anthology Film Archives
March 27, 2019 - New York

NEWFILMMAKERS

Trans Film: The Misandrists - Anthology Film Archives
March 27, 2019 - New York

A secret cell of feminist terrorists is planning to liberate women, overthrow the patriarchy, and usher in a new female world order. The group is led by Big Mother (Susanne Sachsse), who operates a school for wayward girls in the countryside as a front for a radical terroristic cell. When a young man, a radical leftist on the run from the police, happens upon this remote female stronghold, one of the girls takes pity on him and hides him in the basement. His presence eventually disrupts the household and reveals a number of unexpected secrets….

BABOON 15 Second Film Festival Award Show - SFA Projects
March 28, 2019 - New York

BABOON will be celebrating their first annual 15 Second Film Festival with an Award Show on Thursday, March 28 benefitting Art Start. Top ten film submissions will be shown beginning at 8:30 pm. Raffle tickets to win prizes from BABOON, Dirty Lemon, &pizza, Polaroid, and more will be available for purchase, with all proceeds going towards Art Start.

Daughter Of A Garbageman - The PIT
March 28, 2019 - New York

DAUGHTER OF A GARBAGEMAN is a tale of Maureen Langan's 1970's upbringing in New Jersey, in which her Irish mother and Bronx-born father, a New York City sanitation worker, told her to work hard, get educated and life would reward her. But is that true? How do you tell a girl to read and write when sex tapes lead to fame and fortune? When the star of The Apprentice can become the president? In DAUGHTER OF A GARBAGEMAN, Langan lambasts today's "reality culture," while revealing her parents' strengths, struggles and secrets, as well as her own, and how that made her who she is today. Maureen taps into the hearts and frustrations of hard-working people everywhere who wonder if they, too, were raised wrong. Directed by David Ford

Trans Film: Strong Island - Anthology Film Archives
March 28, 2019 - New York

The first film by an out trans filmmaker to be nominated for an Academy Award, STRONG ISLAND dismantles and reimagines the wreckage left in the wake of murder, bringing us as close as art can come to the blistering truth. In 1992, filmmaker Yance Ford's brother was shot and killed by a 19-year-old white mechanic after a common complaint about a car repair spiraled violently out of control. Twenty years later, Ford invents a startling cinematic language to penetrate this devastating collision of paralysis, grief, fear, racism, and injustice. STRONG ISLAND is both an outward-facing investigation of the case and a radically intimate, lovingly layered inquiry into the emotional valences and internal geometries of the Ford family and their loss. Ultimately it confronts the painful reality that some things will always be elusive and unknowable.

Electricity / Communications Film Program - Anthology Film Archives
March 28, 2019 - New York

This program showcases a handful of extraordinary sponsored films by the likes of Ermanno Olmi, Toshio Matsumoto, and Edgar Reitz, all on the subject of electrical or other communications networks. These films are paired with an experimental film by Lithuanian filmmaker Deimantas Narkevicius, as well as a masterpiece of 1970s Yugoslavian nonfiction cinema – HIGH VOLTAGE ELECTRICIANS, which unforgettably documents the installation of electrical lines high above a country valley – and Nell Cox's OPERATOR, a short film shot by the great vérité pioneer Richard Leacock.

The Land Of Wandering Souls - Anthology Film Archives
March 28, 2019 - New York

Panh's observational documentary follows a poor, unnamed Cambodian family over a four-month period as they travel through the country engaging in the back-breaking work of laying fiber optic cables. The man, woman, and their six children are but a few of the hundreds of individuals employed by the French company Alcatel to construct this enormous infrastructural project, one that looks to a national future, but is intimately bound to post-colonial and civil traumas of the past. As the family marches across the nation, digging holes in the ground, it is the unresolved traumas of the nation's recent past that are exhumed and encountered, and Panh's open-eyed gaze that records it.

Trans Film: The Misandrists - Anthology Film Archives
March 28, 2019 - New York

A secret cell of feminist terrorists is planning to liberate women, overthrow the patriarchy, and usher in a new female world order. The group is led by Big Mother (Susanne Sachsse), who operates a school for wayward girls in the countryside as a front for a radical terroristic cell. When a young man, a radical leftist on the run from the police, happens upon this remote female stronghold, one of the girls takes pity on him and hides him in the basement. His presence eventually disrupts the household and reveals a number of unexpected secrets….

Trial : A Benefit-staged Reading Presented By Welllife Network - Tilles Center's Concert Hall
March 28, 2019 - Greenvale

Trial tells the unique, provocative story of a young woman waiting for her own judgment in the bureaucratic system of the afterlife where she finds herself in the role of judge and jury to determine the eternal fate of her father, the man responsible for her abuse and death. The play is inspired by a true story.

The Brink Q&A with Director Alison Klayman & Producer Marie Therese - Nitehawk Prospect Park
March 28, 2019 - Brooklyn

Starring: Steve Bannon, Nigel Farage, Jérôme Rivière, Giorgia Meloni, Filip Dewinter, Kent Ekeroth Join us for a special preview screening of the recent Sundance Film Festival fly-on-the-wall documentary on Steve Bannon, The Brink, before it's released in theaters. Director Alison Klayman and producer Marie Therese will be here for a discussion following the feature. When Steve Bannon left his position as White House chief strategist less than a week after the Charlottesville "Unite the Right" rally in August 2017, he was already a notorious figure in Trump's inner circle, and for bringing a far-right ideology into the highest echelons of American politics. Unconstrained by an official post — though some say he still has a direct line to the White House — he became free to peddle influence as a perceived kingmaker, turning his controversial brand of nationalism into a global movement. The Brink follows Bannon through the 2018 mid-term elections in the United States, shedding light on his efforts to mobilize and unify far-right parties in order to win seats in the May 2019 European Parliamentary elections. To maintain his power and influence, the former Goldman Sachs banker and m... (read more)

Havana Today - Frederick P. Rose Auditorium
March 28, 2019 - New York

Havana Today: Impressions of a City in 16 Chapters, a film co-directed by Cecilia Ricciarelli and Diego Malquori, assistant professor of philosophy at The Cooper Union, is narrated in sixteen fragments, or variations, that together make up a whole. Some of the fragments are stories about the fantasy and imagination of a life divided between revolutionary struggle and survival. Others are interviews with artists, intellectuals or passers-by, which reveal their relationship with this city. Others are composed of collages of images that speak for themselves. The film was inspired by a film project imagined in the '60s by Cesare Zavattini and was an official selection at 23 Festival del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano, La Habana, 24ème Cinéma du Réel, Paris, and 2 Festival Docúpolis, Barcelona.

Daughter Of A Garbageman - The PIT
March 29, 2019 - New York

DAUGHTER OF A GARBAGEMAN is a tale of Maureen Langan's 1970's upbringing in New Jersey, in which her Irish mother and Bronx-born father, a New York City sanitation worker, told her to work hard, get educated and life would reward her. But is that true? How do you tell a girl to read and write when sex tapes lead to fame and fortune? When the star of The Apprentice can become the president? In DAUGHTER OF A GARBAGEMAN, Langan lambasts today's "reality culture," while revealing her parents' strengths, struggles and secrets, as well as her own, and how that made her who she is today. Maureen taps into the hearts and frustrations of hard-working people everywhere who wonder if they, too, were raised wrong. Directed by David Ford

Films By William Ferris - Anthology Film Archives
March 29, 2019 - New York

In the 1960s and 1970s, filmmaker, audio recordist, and folklorist William Ferris toured his home state of Mississippi, documenting the voices of African Americans as they spoke about and performed the diverse musical traditions that form the roots of gospel and blues. Ferris was born in Vicksburg, Mississippi, in 1942. Growing up on a working farm, he began at a young age to document the artwork, music, and lives of the people on the farm and in his local community. The archive of recordings that he created and the documentary films that he had a hand in producing have served for decades as invaluable records of the people and the culture of the Deep South.

Ec: Citizen Kane - Anthology Film Archives
March 29, 2019 - New York

"Welles's first feature is probably the most respected, analyzed, and parodied of all films. Although its archival and historical value are unchallenged, CITIZEN KANE, nevertheless, seems fresh on each new viewing. The film touches on so many aspects of American life – politics and sex, friendship and betrayal, youth and old age – that it has become a film for all moods and generations. In its expansive way, it creates a kaleidoscopic panorama of a man's life. Loosely based on the life of the newspaper publisher William Randolph Hearst, CITIZEN KANE is the saga of the rise to power of a 'poor little rich boy' starved for affection, as Welles himself was after his parents' early deaths. It is also a meditation on emotional greed, the ease of amassing wealth, and the difficulty of sustaining love." –MoMA

Trouble Every Day - Brooklyn Academy of Music
March 29, 2019 - Brooklyn

Denis takes a desire to its disturbing extreme in this mesmerizingly gory, mega-controversial arthouse provocation in which two former lovers in Paris find themselves united by a shared cannibalistic lust. With its outré blend of blood and sensuality, Trouble Every Day polarized audiences upon its release but has since emerged as perhaps Denis' most ripe-for-reappraisal work.

Princess Mononoke - Nitehawk Prospect Park
March 29, 2019 - Brooklyn

Midnite weekend screenings happen on Friday & Saturday nights (meaning arrive on Friday and/or Saturday night by 11:45pm for seating, the movie starts after midnite)! Director: Hayao Miyazaki Run Time: 134 min. Format: 35mm Rating: PG13 Release Year: 1997 Language: Japanese with English Subtitles Starring: Yôji Matsuda, Yuriko Ishida, Yûko Tanaka When a massive demon erupts from the forest and rampages through a rural village, the town's elders send their last prince, Ashitaka, west to investigate the cause of the outburst. Ashitaka discovers a bustling industrial town, Irontown, whose inhabitants are clearing out large swaths of surrounding forest to fuel their monstrous forges. The blind industrial encroachment sends a plague through the forest, putrefying everything it touches and endangering the life of the ancient Great Forest Spirit. Enraged by such carelessness, the animal Gods of the forest lead an army of wolves and boars to besiege Irontown. During one of their attacks, Ashitaka catches a glimpse of a human girl, San, riding atop a large white wolf. When he discovers a government plot to kill the Great Forest Spirit, the young prince joins with this princess of the ... (read more)

Native Cinema Showcase in New York: Future-Focused Programs - American Indian Museum Heye Center
March 29, 2019 - New York

Native Cinema Showcase is a celebration of the latest in Native film. Hosted in New York City for the first time, the showcase offers audiences a preview of what is to come at the Santa Fe Indian Market in August 2019. Featuring three days of screenings—including the award-winning dramatic feature SGaawaay K'uuna/Edge of the Knife (2018)—the museum's showcase provides a unique forum to engage with Native filmmakers from across the Americas. Native Cinema Showcase in New York is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. Additional funding provided by the James Simmons and Karen Rudolph Fidelity Charitable Fund and support from the Consulate General of Canada in New York.

Native Cinema Showcase in New York: SGaawaay K'uuna | Edge of the Knife - American Indian Museum Heye Center
March 29, 2019 - New York

In the two dialects of Haida with English subtitles. Haida Gwaii, 1800s: At a seasonal fishing camp two families endure conflict between the nobleman Adiits'ii and his best friend Kwa. After Adiits'ii causes a terrible tragedy, he flees into the rainforest, descending into madness and transforming into Gaagiixiid/Gaagiid, the Haida Wildman. Can he be rescued and returned to his humanity? And can Kwa overcome his desire for revenge?

The Future Is Female 2 - Nitehawk Cinema
March 29, 2019 - Brooklyn

Midnite weekend screenings happen on Friday & Saturday nights (meaning arrive on Friday and/or Saturday night by 11:45pm for seating, the movie starts after midnite)! Run Time: 80 min. Format: DCP In celebration of Women's History Month, DUST and Nitehawk again present THE FUTURE IS FEMALE, a screening of sci-fi short films directed by women. Proceeds benefiting Women Makes Movies and their continued support of female filmmakers. THE GARDEN Directed by Natalia Iyudin 14 mins, English When in 2089 humans become an out-of-date concept, rebellious Luc would rather die than integrate into A.I. But when she meets robot Azul, the idea of upgrading herself suddenly sounds tempting. EINSTEIN-ROSEN Directed by Olga Osorio 9 mins, Spanish (English Subtitles) Summer of 1982. Teo claims he has found a wormhole. His brother Óscar does not believe him… at least not for now REMEMBERER Directed Nadege Dumont – Carl Murphy 9 mins, English In a war-ravaged world recognisable as the ruins of our own, a woman is haunted by memories of a better time. But she lives in an era that has chosen to forget its history, and remembering is a crime. TO GIVE AND TAKE Directed by Anna Hopkins 10 ... (read more)

Show & Tell: Las Vegas In 16 Parts - Anthology Film Archives
March 30, 2019 - New York

Each year forty million visitors descend on the Mojave Desert to have an encounter with chance and a timeworn narrative of excess, with the assurance that whatever they do there will disappear into oblivion. The mass media reproduces and celebrates the image of Vegas based on gratuity and transgression. LAS VEGAS IN 16 PARTS proposes a flirtatious dialogue with this collective perception through an aesthetic of appropriation. The film cannibalizes the sheen of the city's voracious capacity for spectacle: from the 1950s, when atomic explosion tests became another tourist attraction, to the present, when a male stripper turns police brutality into the sensual fantasy of a bachelorette. A documentary about a concrete city, it inversely aspires to be a fiction of an improbable collective fantasy.

Films By William Ferris - Anthology Film Archives
March 30, 2019 - New York

In the 1960s and 1970s, filmmaker, audio recordist, and folklorist William Ferris toured his home state of Mississippi, documenting the voices of African Americans as they spoke about and performed the diverse musical traditions that form the roots of gospel and blues. Ferris was born in Vicksburg, Mississippi, in 1942. Growing up on a working farm, he began at a young age to document the artwork, music, and lives of the people on the farm and in his local community. The archive of recordings that he created and the documentary films that he had a hand in producing have served for decades as invaluable records of the people and the culture of the Deep South. In 2018, Grammy-winning record label Dust-to-Digital issued a 4-disc set that includes three hours of audio recordings and two hours of films from the Ferris Archive. The box set has received critical acclaim and has been recently reprinted for a second edition. A DVD of Ferris's earliest films, as well as a vinyl edition of the "Voices of Mississippi" set were released in late 2018.

Ec: Citizen Kane - Anthology Film Archives
March 30, 2019 - New York

"Welles's first feature is probably the most respected, analyzed, and parodied of all films. Although its archival and historical value are unchallenged, CITIZEN KANE, nevertheless, seems fresh on each new viewing. The film touches on so many aspects of American life – politics and sex, friendship and betrayal, youth and old age – that it has become a film for all moods and generations. In its expansive way, it creates a kaleidoscopic panorama of a man's life. Loosely based on the life of the newspaper publisher William Randolph Hearst, CITIZEN KANE is the saga of the rise to power of a 'poor little rich boy' starved for affection, as Welles himself was after his parents' early deaths. It is also a meditation on emotional greed, the ease of amassing wealth, and the difficulty of sustaining love." –MoMA

A League of Their Own - Nitehawk Cinema
March 30, 2019 - Brooklyn

Director: Penny Marshall Run Time: 128 min. Format: DCP Rating: PG Release Year: 1992 Starring: Geena Davis, Lori Petty, Tom Hanks, Madonna, Rosie O'Donnell, John Lovitz Who says girls can't play baseball? Penny Marshall's A League of Their Own takes a comedic look at the sexes through the development of America's first professional baseball league during World War II. A League of Their Own is a fictionalized (and funny) version of the real-life All-American Girls Professional Baseball League during WWII. In the film, candy manufacturer Walter Harvey (Gary Marshall) realizes that while the men are overseas fighting, baseball needs to remain America's favorite pastime. So he starts the Rockford Peaches team getting sisters Dottie Hinson (Geena Davis) and Kit Keller (Lori Petty), "All the Way" Mae Mordabito (Madonna) and her best friend, Doris Murphy (Rosie O'Donnell), along with other talented ladies. Tom Hanks plays the washed-up baseball star Jimmy Dugan who coaches the team and, along with rising star Dottie, makes the team beloved to fans.

Drag Coven no.4 - Pinebox Rockshop
March 30, 2019 - Brooklyn

A Monthly Amateur Drag Show and Dance Party, Celebrating Queer Identity and Community.

Wasted! The Story of Food Waste - Chappaqua Performing Arts Center
March 31, 2019 - Chappaqua

Every year 1.3 billion tons of food is thrown away. Wasted! The Story of Food Waste aims to change the way people buy, cook, recycle, and eat food. Through the eyes of chefs like Anthony Bourdain, Dan Barber, Massimo Bottura, and Danny Bowien, audiences will see how the world's most influential chefs make the most of every kind of food, and create a more sustainable food system. Following the movie, special guestLeslie Lampert, proprietor of Ladle of Love and The Scrappy Chef, will share her favorite techniques for avoiding food waste. Leslie will help you learn how to transform the unspoiled food you trash into delicious, healthy meals and by eliminating food waste at home, you will end up saving time, money AND our planet. This event is free and open to the public.

Ec: Warhol / Watson & Webber / Whitney - Anthology Film Archives
March 31, 2019 - New York

"A portrait of artist Robert Indiana, EAT is one of the classics of Warhol's minimalist cinema. As Indiana slowly eats one mushroom, the action is rendered mysterious by Warhol's decision to assemble the rolls out of order, so the mushroom appears to magically renew itself from time to time." –Callie Angell

Ec: Harlot - Anthology Film Archives
March 31, 2019 - New York

"Warhol's first synch-sound feature, HARLOT is an underground version of the Jean Harlow story. Staged as a kind of tableau vivanton the Factory couch, Mario Montez, in drag, is Harlow at the center of a carefully posed 'family' grouping of formally dressed Superstars and a large white cat. Accompanied by an improvised and largely unrelated conversation between three off-screen narrators, Mario/Harlow consumes large numbers of bananas in increasingly suggestive ways; the film ends in a frenzy of banana erotics and a burst of 'Swan Lake.'" –Callie Angell

Show & Tell: Las Vegas In 16 Parts - Anthology Film Archives
March 31, 2019 - New York

Each year forty million visitors descend on the Mojave Desert to have an encounter with chance and a timeworn narrative of excess, with the assurance that whatever they do there will disappear into oblivion. The mass media reproduces and celebrates the image of Vegas based on gratuity and transgression. LAS VEGAS IN 16 PARTS proposes a flirtatious dialogue with this collective perception through an aesthetic of appropriation. The film cannibalizes the sheen of the city's voracious capacity for spectacle: from the 1950s, when atomic explosion tests became another tourist attraction, to the present, when a male stripper turns police brutality into the sensual fantasy of a bachelorette. A documentary about a concrete city, it inversely aspires to be a fiction of an improbable collective fantasy. The title and the structure of the film, taken from one of the seminal pieces of repetitive pattern structure – "Music in Twelve Parts" (1971-74) by Phillip Glass – feeds and loops back upon the hyperrealism of the gambling city. Rising from the accumulation of "sameness" and the friction of "otherness" emerge fragments of a city that has long been an excuse to ponder the limits and the wonde... (read more)

A League of Their Own - Nitehawk Cinema
March 31, 2019 - Brooklyn

Director: Penny Marshall Run Time: 128 min. Format: DCP Rating: PG Release Year: 1992 Starring: Geena Davis, Lori Petty, Tom Hanks, Madonna, Rosie O'Donnell, John Lovitz Who says girls can't play baseball? Penny Marshall's A League of Their Own takes a comedic look at the sexes through the development of America's first professional baseball league during World War II. A League of Their Own is a fictionalized (and funny) version of the real-life All-American Girls Professional Baseball League during WWII. In the film, candy manufacturer Walter Harvey (Gary Marshall) realizes that while the men are overseas fighting, baseball needs to remain America's favorite pastime. So he starts the Rockford Peaches team getting sisters Dottie Hinson (Geena Davis) and Kit Keller (Lori Petty), "All the Way" Mae Mordabito (Madonna) and her best friend, Doris Murphy (Rosie O'Donnell), along with other talented ladies. Tom Hanks plays the washed-up baseball star Jimmy Dugan who coaches the team and, along with rising star Dottie, makes the team beloved to fans.

Miffy the Movie - Brooklyn Academy of Music
March 31, 2019 - Brooklyn

Join Miffy—the little rabbit with a big personality—for a fun-filled day at the zoo as she and her friends solve a series of riddles; learn about sound, shape, color, and movement; and discover the value of teamwork. Based on the beloved series of Dutch children's books, this colorful stop motion delight not only captivates young viewers, it invites them to participate in the action.

White Material - Brooklyn Academy of Music
March 31, 2019 - Brooklyn

Directed by Claire Denis | 2009 With Isabelle Huppert, Christopher Lambert, Isaach De Bankolé A French filmmaker raised in colonial West Africa, Denis is one of the few major white directors to consistently interrogate whiteness. This searing exploration of colonialism's legacy, co-written by acclaimed novelist and playwright Marie NDiaye, stars a typically arresting Isabelle Huppert as a stubbornly deluded white woman living in Africa who clings to her coffee plantation even as civil war encroaches.

35 Shots of Rum - Brooklyn Academy of Music
March 31, 2019 - Brooklyn

Directed by Claire Denis | 2008 With Alex Descas, Mati Diop, Nicole Dogué Perhaps Denis' most warmly human film to date centers on the touching bond between a widowed Parisian train driver and his devoted daughter as she prepares to leave home. Bathed in the golden hues of regular Denis collaborator Agnès Godard's richly textured cinematography, this ineffably lovely domestic saga finds profound feeling in the subtlest intricacies of human interaction.

The Colombian Film Festival - Cinépolis Chelsea
Through March 31, 2019 - New York

The Colombian Film Festival is coming to New York! Join us on the seventh edition of the most important window of Colombia in New York. let’s discover and rediscover our story through film!

The Colombian Film Festival - Cinépolis Chelsea
Through March 31, 2019 - New York

The Colombian Film Festival is coming to New York! Join us on the seventh edition of the most important window of Colombia in New York. let’s discover and rediscover our story through film!

Native Cinema Showcase in New York - National Museum of the American Indian
Through March 31, 2019 - New York

The Native Cinema Showcase is a celebration of the latest in Native film. Featuring three days of screenings, the museum’s showcase provides a unique forum to engage with Indigenous filmmakers from across the Americas.

72 Hour Shootout Competition - CUNY
Through June 01, 2019 - New York

Compete in the 2019 72 Hour Shootout and win cash, network TV mentorships and much more! Film lab will be offering how-to workshops between now and June and, on June 6, 2019, a theme will be announced at 8pm EST on which all films must be based! Filmmakers then have 72 hours to complete films of 5 minutes or less. Judges include ABC's Executive Director of Casting! Like Facebook.com/72HrShootout [facebook.com] to learn more and register at https://form.jotform.com/90588438090162?fbclid=IwAR1D_ObRUW7ByHBaCUWhI7j5ZTX9b8T23YsF8wjZWsZsw47EZmShBCgmBSg [form.jotform.com]. The top ten films screen at the AAInternationalFilmFestival!

BUILD Brunch - Build Series NYC Studio
Through September 10, 2025 - New York

Digital entertainment program BUILD Series takes its popular and extensive live interview show to the next level, adding a new, daily morning talk show "BUILD Brunch," as BUILD Series continues its commitment to bring its fans closer to culture. Airing weekdays at 11am live on BUILDseries.com/Brunch, it will feature a roundtable of diverse, young and influential personalities speaking to breaking news, hot topics and the latest in entertainment. PLEASE READ BEFORE ARRIVAL: Doors open 30 minutes before showtime and CLOSE 5 minutes prior to each show. There will be a standby line for every show. VALID ID REQUIRED FOR ENTRY for security purposes (No age minimum). Please note we clear the studio after every event and we DO NOT permit autographs on our premises. This event will be streamed LIVE on BUILDseries.com! Make sure to check out the BUILD Series Newsletter for updates and information about our events:

Paw Patrol Live - Landmark Theatre
Through March 24, 2919 - Syracuse

It's the day of the Great Adventure Bay Race between Adventure Bay's Mayor Goodway and Foggy Bottom's Mayor Humdinger, but Mayor Goodway is nowhere to be found. PAW Patrol to the rescue! Ryder summons Marshall, Chase, Skye, Rubble, Rocky, Zuma and Everest to rescue Mayor Goodway and to run the race in her place. Using their unique skills and teamwork, the pups show that "no job is too big, no pup is too small," and share lessons for all ages about citizenship, social skills and problem-solving as they make several heroic rescues on their race to the finish line.

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