Calendar

July – September 2015

A Gay Girl in Damascus: The Amina Profile
A GAY GIRL IN DAMASCUS: THE AMINA PROFILE explores the story of Amina Arraf, a Syrian- American revolutionary whose blog “A Gay Girl in Damascus” [...]
Unexpected
As a spirited Chicago schoolteacher Samantha Abbot (Cobie Smulders) adjust to an unexpected pregnancy and sudden marriage, she finds a new perspective on life through [...]
GÜEROS
Ariel Awards for Best Film, Best Director, Best First Film, Best Photography and Best Sound Winner Best First Feature, Berlin International Film Festival 2014 Winner [...]
Docunight #17: Iranien (Iranian)
Directed by Mehran Tamadon 2014 / 105 mins Persian with English subtitles Hollywood Reporter writes: “Iranian expat documaker Mehran Tamadon brings a European sensibility and [...]
I NEED A DODGE! JOE STRUMMER ON THE RUN
Joe appeals to the Spanish people to help him find his car. I couldn’t help wondering what had happened to Joe’s Dodge and what he [...]
Manos Sucias
The light is menacing, the mood watchful and the action scenes have a crude, desperate energy that gets the job done. –Jeannette Catsoulis, NY Times [...]
Mash It Up: The Music Video Mash Up Show
  Ok, so you take a song, lets say a pop song by Lady Gaga, then you combine it with another song, lets say a [...]
The Runner
In the aftermath of the 2010 BP oil spill, an idealistic but flawed politician (Nicolas Cage) is forced to confront his dysfunctional life after his [...]
Dark Room: New work by emerging filmmakers
What matters to young people today? Join young artists from The Factory, BAVC’s advanced filmmaking track, as they share an explosive collection of new creative [...]
FRAMELINE ENCORE: FACING MIRRORS
Winner: Frameline36 Juried Award for Outstanding First Feature (2012) This screening is free & open to the public View Facebook event Iranian female director Negar [...]
KURT COBAIN: MONTAGE OF HECK
Director Brett Morgen in person for Q&A after 7pm show on Friday! “The Most Intimate Rock Doc Ever” – Rolling Stone “Pulsates With Vitality [...]
People Places Things
Ceaselessly entertaining, witty, and sentimental, “People, Places, Things” speaks to many sensibilities at once. – Sterlin Johnson, Indiewire From the moment graphic novelist Will Henry [...]
Digging for Fire: NYFCS
See the acclaimed Sundance comedy/drama Digging for Fire before its national theatrical release at this special New York Film Critics Series preview screening, featuring a [...]
Being Evel
In the history of sports, few names are more recognizable than that of Evel Knievel. Long after the man hung up his famous white [...]
Pack Up Your Sorrows
Pack Up Your Sorrows follows Meg as she learns to live a healthy life with Bipolar Disorder. Through her eyes, viewers will explore different aspects [...]
PLASTIC MAN: THE ARTFUL LIFE OF JERRY ROSS BARRISH
Fri, Aug 21 – Thu, Aug 27 Filmmakers & subject IN PERSON Friday, August 21! Jerry Barrish was the product of an environment that [...]
A Fat Wreck: The Punk-u-mentary
SOLD OUT!! This feature length documentary film follows the early history of FAT WRECK CHORDS, from its founding by Fat Mike and his then wife [...]
Jerry Ross Barrish: A Retrospective
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Jerry Ross Barrish: A Retrospective
On Sunday, August 23, the Roxie is delighted to present a cinematographic retrospective of filmmaker/sculptor, Jerry Ross Barrish, the subject of a fascinating new documentary, [...]
Nippon Nights #11: Millennium Actress
If Hayao Miyazaki (Spirited Away) is the Spielberg of modern anime and Shinichiro Watanabe (Cowboy Bebop) is its Tarantino, then Satoshi Kon is shaping up [...]
We Come As Friends
WE COME AS FRIENDS is a modern odyssey – a dizzying, almost science fiction-like journey into the heart of Africa. At the moment when the [...]
THE DAMNED: Don't You Wish We Were Dead
From “Lemmy” filmmaker Wes Orshoski comes the story of the long-ignored pioneers of punk: The Damned, the first U.K. punks on wax and the first [...]
THE TRIBE
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THE TRIBE
Fri, Sept 4 – Thu, Sept 10 “The Tribe” feels like something unmistakably, radically new. – Variety Winner of multiple 2014 Cannes Film Festival Awards [...]