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New Release

Restless Creature: Wendy Whelan

The extraordinary Wendy Whelan, principal dancer at New York City Ballet for 23 years, is followed throughout a passage of life that all dancers must face, when she must confront the limits of her own body and adapt to a different relationship with the art form she loves so madly.

Directed by Linda Saffire, Adam Schlesinger

Film

Sweet Dreams

The latest from Marco Bellocchio is this delicate, melancholic, and deeply moving adaptation of Massimo Gramellini's popular autobiographical novel about a middle-aged man's struggle to come to grips with the loss of his mother when he was a child.

Directed by Marco Bellocchio

New Release

The Ornithologist

In one of his most audacious films yet, João Pedro Rodrigues reimagines the myth of Saint Anthony of Padua as a modern-day parable of sexual and spiritual transcendence. The Ornithologist is a bracingly queer, cheerfully blasphemous tale of a religious awakening.

Directed by João Pedro Rodrigues

Event June 29, 2017

Print Screen: Yuri Herrera and The Long Goodbye

A fascinating mixture of surreal political fable and romantic crime story, Yuri Herrera’s prize-winning novel Kingdom Cons will be available in English for the first time this June from the publisher And Other Stories. For this screening, Herrera selects Robert Altman’s equally surreal Raymond Chandler adaptation The Long Goodbye.
Festival June 30 - July 16, 2017

New York Asian Film Festival 2017

Dive headfirst into the raging sea of talent from China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and across South East Asia—filmmakers unafraid to take on controversial subjects and explore complex emotions.
New Release Opens June 30, 2017

The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman’s Portrait Photography

Q&A with Errol Morris following the 5:45PM screening on 6/30

Errol Morris’s masterful and surprising new film, about the 20x24 Polaroid photographer Elsa Dorfman, is a portrait of an extraordinary woman whose work is a heartbreaking embodiment of the passing of time.

Directed by Errol Morris

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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