New Release

Ash Is Purest White

The New York Times Critic's Pick

Jia Zhangke’s extraordinary gangster melodrama begins by following Qiao (a never better Zhao Tao) and her mobster boyfriend Bin as they stake out their turf against rivals and upstarts in 2001 Datong before expanding out into an epic, three-part narrative of how abstract forces shape individual lives.

Directed by Jia Zhangke

New Release

An Elephant Sitting Still

The New York Times Critic's Pick

The late Hu Bo’s epic feature debut—a modern reworking of the tale of Jason and the Argonauts—is a masterpiece that will be remembered as a landmark in Chinese cinema.

Directed by Hu Bo

Festival March 27 - April 07, 2019

New Directors/New Films

Celebrating its 48th edition in 2019, the New Directors/New Films festival introduces New York audiences to the work of emerging filmmakers from around the world.
Event April 09, 2019

Yasujirō Ozu’s Dragnet Girl with Live Score by Coupler

Ozu’s hyper-stylized love letter to Hollywood gangster films begs to be experienced anew with the critically lauded musical group Coupler and the New York premiere of their transporting electro-ambient live film score.
New Release Opens April 12, 2019


Best Actor Winner at Cannes Film Festival for Marcello Fonte

The latest dark fable from Matteo Garrone trains its unflinching gaze on mild-mannered Marcello (Marcello Fonte), a mild-mannered dog groomer who becomes entangled with a neighborhood bully, and finds himself increasingly alienated from the goodwill of his community. A Magnolia Pictures release.

Directed by Matteo Garrone

New Release Opens May 03, 2019


Set within the world of publishing, Olivier Assayas’s new film finds two hopelessly intertwined couples—including Guillaume Canet’s troubled book executive and Juliette Binoche’s weary actress—obsessed with the state of things, and how (or when) it will (or might) change. An NYFF56 selection. A Sundance Selects release.

Directed by Olivier Assayas

Series October 15 - May 11, 2019

The Met Live in HD 2018 through 2019

The Metropolitan Opera’s Peabody and Emmy Award-winning series Met Opera: Live in HD is back for the 2018 – 2019 season.