Martin Scorsese directs this western crime saga about the battle between the oil-rich Osage Nation and the white men who came for their fortune, with Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro, and Lily Gladstone.
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Killers of the Flower Moon
Scorsese directs this epic western saga about love, betrayal, and oil in the Osage Nation.
When millions of strangers suddenly start seeing him in their dreams, a hapless family man is forced to contend with a strange form of stardom in this wicked comedy starring Nicolas Cage.
Nicolas Cage is the man of everyone’s dreams—literally—in this wicked comedy.
Sofia Coppola finds a subject exquisitely tailored to her interests in Priscilla Presley, whose love affair and marriage to Elvis kept her in the public eye before she had truly experienced the world.
Sofia Coppola’s stirring portrait of Priscilla Presley explores the cost of celebrity.
A university student spends an unforgettable summer at a wealthy friend’s sprawling family estate in this psychological thriller from Promising Young Woman director Emerald Fennell.
The Promising Young Woman director’s latest is a wicked trip through the halls of desire.
Winner of the Jury Prize at Cannes, this tragicomedy from brilliant Finnish filmmaker Aki Kaurismäki follows two lonely people searching for the first, only, and ultimate love of their lives.
Winner of the Cannes’ Jury Prize, Aki Kaurismäki’s latest follows two loners seeking love.
A frustrated Black author finds success writing the exact kind of novel he hates in this incisive and hilarious satire from first-time director Cord Jefferson.
A biting satire about race, hypocrisy, and the culture industry from director Cord Jefferson.
The Boy and the Heron
Opens Dec 7
Hayao Miyazaki’s first feature film in 10 years is a hand-drawn, original story about a young boy who flees Tokyo during World War II and finds his way into a strange new realm.
Hayao Miyazaki’s first feature in 10 years mixes autobiography with wondrous adventure.
Opens Dec 14
The latest absurd triumph from Yorgos Lanthimos follows the whirlwind adventures of a young woman brought back to life by an unorthodox scientist, with Emma Stone, Willem Dafoe, and Mark Ruffalo.
Emma Stone is a woman resurrected by science in this absurd triumph from Yorgos Lanthimos.
The Color Purple
Opens Dec 25
Three women share an unbreakable bond in this bold new adaptation of Alice Walker’s Pulitzer prize-winning novel, starring Halle Bailey, Taraji P. Henson, and Danielle Brooks.
A bold new take on the beloved story of sisterhood, with Halle Bailey and Taraji P. Henson.
Nov 17—Nov 21, 2023
Spotlighting the rich stories and courageous lives of trans men, butch lesbians, and gender-nonconforming heroes, this series highlights masculine identity outside the realm of cisgender men.
A cinematic journey spotlighting trans men, butch lesbians, and gender-nonconforming heroes.
Paul Giamatti is a curmudgeonly prep school teacher who reluctantly bonds with his fellow social outsiders over Christmas break in the latest from Alexander Payne.
Paul Giamatti is a curmudgeonly prep school teacher in the latest from Alexander Payne.
“Be realistic, demand the impossible!” Cinema, Surrealism, Marxism
Nov 10—Nov 16, 2023
A fervent, riotous series of hybrid documentaries, essay films, and unorthodox works of fiction that explore the surreal aesthetics of radical politics on film.
Stylistically unorthodox works explore the surreal aesthetics of radical politics on film.
Let The Record Show: Archived Cinema
Nov 3—Nov 9, 2023
These brilliantly crafted, professionally made archival films repurpose pre-existing film work to illuminate new sides of old stories—and of cinematic storytelling itself.
Professionally made archival films repurpose pre-existing film work to brilliant effect.
Barbie with Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach
Thu, Nov 2, 2023
This one-night-only special event features a Q&A with Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach, moderated by Tony Kushner, following a screening of their recent smash hit.
Join Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach for a Q&A with Tony Kushner following the screening.
Wed, Nov 1, 2023
In the aftermath of a violent hold-up at a train station in Normandy, a man whose family was killed decides to take the law into his own hands in this violent classic from Serge Leroy.
A man decides to take the law into his own hands in this violent classic from Serge Leroy.
Trick or Treat: Halloween at the Movies
Oct 27—Nov 2, 2023
Celebrate Halloween week with this collection of films taking place around October 31st, from shriek-inducing slashers to beloved family classics.
Celebrate Halloween week with this collection of movies that take place around October 31st.
Julius-Amédée Laou's Cinema of Sedition
Oct 20—Oct 26, 2023
The first US retrospective of an indelible voice from the Caribbean diaspora, who uses biting comedy to expose the cruel absurdities of life spent in France while Black. Series includes two in-person Q&As with Laou!
The first US retrospective of the Martinican-French artist’s powerful, political works.
Anatomy of a Fall
A man’s fatal fall casts suspicion on his wife in this thrilling new courtroom drama about marriage, family, and the depths of a conflicted relationship.
Police investigate a man’s fatal fall in this riveting, innovative new courtroom thriller.
Stop Making Sense
Sep 29—Oct 12, 2023
See the Talking Heads at their exhilarating best in this new restoration of Jonathan Demme’s acclaimed 1984 concert film, which includes their most memorable songs.
See the Talking Heads at their exhilarating best in this newly restored concert film.
New York LGBTQ+ Film Festival
Oct 13—Oct 19, 2023
NewFest returns to BAM with a thrilling lineup of highly anticipated LGBTQ+ films from around the world.
NewFest returns to BAM with a thrilling lineup of LGBTQ+ films from around the world.
The Players Club
Thu, Oct 12, 2023
A rare 35mm screening of Ice Cube’s ambitious directorial debut, an endlessly quotable look at LA’s erotic dance scene that has become the blueprint for Black striptease film discourse.
A rare 35mm screening of Ice Cube’s endlessly quotable look at LA’s erotic dance scene.
NYFF61 at BAM
Oct 8—Oct 10, 2023
The New York Film Festival brings a selection of the festival’s lineup directly to Brooklyn audiences, showcasing exceptional new films from around the world.
The New York Film Festival brings select films to BAM, celebrating the best in world cinema.
The films of “Nanny" Lynn Ochberg
Sun, Oct 8, 2023
For one night only, witness the viral, mysteriously surreal 90s animations only recently discovered to be the work of grandmother Lynn Ochberg, who joins us virtually for a Q&A.
A program of computer animations recently discovered to be the work of a Florida grandma.
Caribbean Film Series
Oct 6—Oct 7, 2023
This biannual series showcases the best and brightest cinema from across the Caribbean and its diaspora, featuring a documentary screening and new shorts program.
The best and brightest cinema from across the Caribbean and its diaspora.
Sep 29—Oct 12, 2023
Captured in magnificent black and white, one of the year’s most unforgettable films follows an ideological clash in a remote West African village.
This gorgeous modern fable follows an ideological clash in a remote West African village.
Still Film + At the Movies
Sep 22—Sep 28, 2023
James N. Kienitz Wilkins uses 35mm Hollywood film stills to interrogate the long-term effects of cinephilia in this witty, off-beat trial of the moving image.
James N. Kienitz Wilkins interrogates cinephilia in this off-beat trial of the moving image.
Sep 22—Oct 18, 2023
Paul Dano is just a regular dude who sinks his life savings into GameStop stock in this insane true story of everyday people who flipped the script on Wall Street.
The insane true story of everyday people who used GameStop to flip the script on Wall Street.
Robe of Gems
Sep 15—Sep 21, 2023
In her feature debut, Natalia López Gallardo composes an enticingly cryptic and unflinchingly critical portrait of crime and solidarity across class lines in the Mexican countryside.
In this mesmerizing debut, crime and solidarity transcend class lines in modern-day Mexico.
A Haunting in Venice
Sep 14—Sep 28, 2023
Kenneth Branagh directs and stars as Agatha Christie’s celebrated sleuth, Hercule Poirot, in this terrifying mystery set in post-World War II Venice on All Hallows’ Eve.
Kenneth Branagh returns as Agatha Christie’s sleuth Poirot in this terrifying mystery.
Stop Making Sense
Wed, Sep 13, 2023
For one night only, see Jonathan Demme’s newly restored Talking Heads concert film and join a live conversation with David Byrne, Tina Weymouth, Chris Frantz, and Jerry Harrison.
Revisit the legendary Talking Heads concert film with this new 40th anniversary restoration.
The Battle of Chile
Sep 8—Sep 21, 2023
A meticulous new restoration of Patricio Guzmán’s hugely influential three-part film documenting the 1973 overthrow of Chilean president Salvador Allende by General Augusto Pinochet.
On-the-ground footage captures the violent political upheaval in Chile in 1972—now in 4K.
Sep 1—Sep 7, 2023
These cinematic masterpieces include a wuxia classic, phantasmagorical space odysseys, a hallucinatory war story, and one of the year’s must-see new films.
These cinematic masterpieces include a wuxia classic, space odysseys, and a must-see release.
Aug 31—Oct 18, 2023
Two queer girls start a fight club at school to try and lose their virginities in this raunchy, subversive, no-holds-barred comedy starring Ayo Edebiri and Rachel Sennott.
Two queer girls start a fight club to lose their virginities in this subversive teen comedy.
Before, Now & Then
Aug 25—Aug 31, 2023
A wealthy woman forges an atypical bond with her husband’s mistress in this lyrical portrait of a woman and a society undone by political violence.
A woman bonds with her husband’s mistress in this lyrical drama set in 1960s Indonesia.
Thu, Aug 24, 2023
Join us for the world premiere of the new restoration of this slice-of-life documentary about immigrant life in 80s Brighton Beach, featuring a Q&A with directors Susan Wittenberg and Carol Stein.
The different immigrant communities in 80s Brighton Beach share a sense of uprootedness.
Animation Block Party
Aug 18—Aug 20, 2023
Celebrate the festival’s 20th anniversary with adventurous, inventive selections from independent and studio-backed artists, along with special anniversary screenings of two celebraCelebrate the festival’s 20th anniversary with adventurous, inventive selections from independent and studio-backed artists, along with special anniversary screenings of two celebrated 2003 films.ted 2003 films.
Celebrate the 20th anniversary of the East Coast's largest animation festival.
Aug 11—Aug 24, 2023
Set against the post-industrial backdrop of Thatcher’s England, this documentary surveys the offbeat-reggae-skank and frenetic-punk-rock-mosh of British two-tone ska in the 80s.
An ecstatic look inside the kinetically wacked out world of 80s British two-tone ska.
Aug 4—Aug 24, 2023
Disillusioned with her life in New York, an American singer finds romance and 15 minutes of fame in Tokyo in this gem of 80s independent cinema, a breezy, tongue-in-cheek tour through Japan’s economic bubble era.
An American singer finds fame in Tokyo in this breezy, tongue-in-cheek tour through Japan’s bubble era.
Jul 28—Aug 3, 2023
This series collects a wide-ranging selection of follow-ups to notable debuts, highlighting work by John Cassavetes, Djibril Diop Mambéty, Michael Mann, Mira Nair, Ousmane Sembène, Orson Welles, and more.
A wide-ranging selection of follow-ups to notable debuts, from classic hits to films maudit.
Return to Dust
Jul 21—Aug 3, 2023
A middle-aged couple defend their farm and reckon with China’s rapid urbanization in this beautifully acted, meticulously shot drama from Li Ruijun, one of the leading figures in Chinese independent cinema.
A couple defend their farm in this beautifully acted, meticulously shot drama from Li Ruijun.
Jul 20 — Sep 14, 2023
Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird, Little Women) brings redoubtable wit and wild creativity to one of the most iconic figures in pop culture in this surreal tour de force.
Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Greta Gerwig takes on one of pop culture's most iconic figures.
Jul 20—Aug 31, 2023
Written and directed by Christopher Nolan, this pulse-pounding film tells the story of J. Robert Oppenheimer, the enigmatic physicist who conceptualized and led the effort to create the atom bombs that changed the trajectory of World War II.
The story of the physicist who designed and created the atom bombs during World War II.
Contemporary Arab Cinema
Jul 14—Jul 20, 2023
The beauty, complexity, and diversity of Arab culture shines through in this survey of vital new works from some of the Middle East and North Africa’s boldest and most innovative filmmakers.
Vital new works from the Middle East and North Africa’s most innovative filmmakers.
Jun 30—Jul 6, 2023
This year's program of recently-restored masterpieces brings together work from Claire Denis, Peter Greenaway, Hou Hsiao-Hsien, Krzysztof Kieślowski, Yvonne Rainer, Cauleen Smith, Orson Welles, and more.
A program of recent restorations featuring work by Claire Denis, Krzysztof Kieślowski, and more.
Jun 23—Jul 6, 2023
With gorgeous, lived-in street photography and stylish performances, this heartbreaking film centers on a community of street preachers, sex workers, dealers, and users in Juliet Berto’s directorial debut.
A woman helps her local community of drug users survive by scoring for them after a dealer is caught by narcotics agents in 1980s Pigalle.
Jun 9—Jul 27, 2023
In writer-director Celine Song’s debut film, two deeply connected childhood friends who were pulled apart when one of them emigrated from South Korea to the United States reunite decades later as adults.
Two deeply connected childhood friends reunite decades later as adults in New York City.
Animation Block Party 20th Anniversary
Sat, Jun 3, 2023
This special screening celebrates the 20th anniversary of Animation Block Party, the East Coast’s largest animation festival, featuring past festival winners, bonus animated exclusives, behind-the-scenes footage, and much more.
Celebrate the 20th anniversary of Animation Block Party with this special screening of past festival winners, bonus animated exclusives, behind-the-scenes footage, and much more.
You Hurt My Feelings
May 26—Jul 19, 2023
From acclaimed filmmaker Nicole Holofcener comes a sharply observed comedy about a novelist whose long standing marriage is suddenly upended when she overhears her husband give his honest reaction to her latest book
A film about trust, lies, and the things we say to the people we love most from acclaimed filmmaker Nicole Holofcener.