Sunday, November 26, 2017 (3)

Nov 26, 2017
October 5, 2017

  • Oct 5, 2017 to Dec 29, 2017
  • Location: Lincoln Plaza Cinemas and The Quad
  • Description:

    Cohen Media Group is proud to announce the release of the enchanting documentary/road movie FACES PLACES (VISAGES VILLAGES,) co-directed by 89-year old Agnes Varda, one of the leading figures of the French New Wave, and acclaimed 33 year-old French photographer and muralist JR. A sensation at this year's Cannes Film Festival, and a selection of the Telluride, Toronto and New York Film Festivals, it is scheduled to open in New York on Friday, October 6 at Lincoln Plaza and the Quad Cinemas, followed by a national roll out.

    Kindred spirits, Varda and JR share a lifelong passion for images and how they are created, displayed and shared.  Together they travel around the villages of France in JR’s photo truck meeting locals, learning their stories and producing epic-size portraits of them.  Their photos are prominently displayed on houses, barns, storefronts and trains revealing the humanity in their subjects, and themselves. FACES PLACES documents these heart-warming encounters as well as t

  • Created by: Aimee Morris
November 23, 2017

  • Nov 23, 2017 to Dec 5, 2017
  • Location: Film Forum
  • Description:

    DAILY (except SUN, NOV 26 & DEC 3 and MON, DEC 4)  12:30   2:50   5:10   7:30   9:50 
    SUN NOV 26  2:30   4:40   7:00   9:20
    SUN DEC 3  12:45   5:10   7:30   9:50 
    MON DEC 4  12:30   2:50   5:10   9:20

    Friday, November 24 – Tuesday, December 5


    Directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer

    Starring Falconetti

    Featuring Richard Einhorn’s Voices of Light

    (1928) 1431, and the charismatic, mystic warrior Joan is led before her English and French inquisitors for the last day of her trial for heresy. Danish director Dreyer condensed months of interrogation into a single day, with all dialogue taken from the still-extant transcripts, built a gigantic re-creation of the city of Rouen, stylized in the manner of medieval illuminations, then hardly showed it at all as he concentrated on a non-stop set of brutally realistic, often low-angled close-ups of fevered intensity never before seen on screen (and seldom since), sans makeup or flattering lighting, focusing closest on what, per Pauline Ka

  • Created by: Film Forum
November 26, 2017
  • The African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF)

  • Nov 26, 2017 to Dec 10, 2017
  • Location: Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Description:

    The African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF) celebrates its 25th anniversary with a total of 64 films from 31 countries including 31 World, US and NY Premieres. Screenings will be held in three venues in Manhattan: Teachers College, Columbia University, Cinema Village and MIST Harlem. 

    The films in ADIFF 2017 – some coming directly from important national and international film festivals such as Sundance, Toronto or Berlinale - illustrate the diversification of the global film industry, from portraits of trailblazers  of yesterday and today (Winnie, Sammy Davis Jr., Mama Africa: Miriam Makeba) to intimate stories that will touch the audience in many ways (The Citizen, Foreign Body, Rosa Chumbe).


      25th Annual African Diaspora International Film Festival 
    WHEN: November 24 to December 10, 2017

    * MILBANK CHAPEL, TEACHERS COLLEGE, CU - 525 W 120th St.- 125 Zankel & 177GD/179GD

    * COWIN CENTER, TEACHERS COLLEGE, CU - Entrance between 120th and 121t

  • Created by: NY ADIFF