Festival March 15 - 26, 2017

New Directors/New Films 2017

Celebrating its 46th edition in 2017, the New Directors/New Films festival introduces New York audiences to the work of emerging filmmakers from around the world.
New Release Opens March 24, 2017

I Called Him Morgan

Q&As with Kasper Collins on 3/24 & 3/25

A beautifully crafted and deeply affecting film about the brilliant but erratic jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan and his relationship with Helen Morgan, his common-law wife, which ended in tragedy on the night of February 19, 1972 in an East Village bar.

Directed by Kasper Collin

New Release Opens March 31, 2017

The Death of Louis XIV

The great Jean-Pierre Léaud delivers a majestic performance as the longest-reigning French king during his final days. Filled with ravishing candlelit images and painstaking details from historical texts, Serra’s elegant, engrossing contemplation on death and its representation is as darkly funny as it is moving.

Directed by Albert Serra

Film Opens April 07, 2017

Alive & Kicking

There’s no way the viewer can keep still or not feel the joy when watching this documentary about the current swing dance world, which also examines the social and personal issues that affect the lives of the dancers. Screening with: 349 (Kristen Lauth Shaeffer, 3m).

Directed by Susan Glatzer

New Release Opens April 21, 2017

Slack Bay

Juliette Binoche, Fabrice Luchini, and Valeria Bruni Tedeschi costar in this surreal, weirdly captivating mix of slapstick comedy and oddball detective story, the latest foray into farce from former enfant terrible Bruno Dumont. A Kino Lorber release.

Directed by Bruno Dumont

Series October 17 - May 15, 2017

The Met Live in HD 2016 through 2017

The Metropolitan Opera's Peabody and Emmy Award-winning series Met Opera: Live in HD is back for the 2015 – 2016 season. Experience the Met live from the stage of the Metropolitan Opera House at the Walter Reade Theater—specially equipped with high definition screens and surround sound!

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