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BAMcinématek

 
 
Jan 1—Dec 31, 2017
 

BAMcinématek presents classic films, premieres, festivals, and retrospectives, with appearances by filmmakers, actors, and critics.

 
 
 
 
 
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"The four screening rooms nestled into a stately palace on Lafayette Avenue provide a year-round menu of new independent releases and smartly programmed series." —A.O. Scott, The New York Times

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Film Festival
Migrating Forms
Mar 24—Mar 30, 2017
 
Migrating Forms
Mar 24—Mar 30, 2017
 

Now in its eighth annual edition, Migrating Forms spotlights a range of moving-image work from international festivals, museums, biennials, and microcinemas in the common context of the cinema.

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Film Series
Major League: Wesley Snipes in Focus
Mar 31—Apr 9, 2017
 
Major League: Wesley Snipes in Focus
Mar 31—Apr 9, 2017
 

BAMcinématek highlights the work of one of America’s most charismatic, versatile, and eminently quotable screen actors, from much-loved blockbusters to lesser-known indie gems.

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Film Series
Leslie Thornton
Apr 3—May 8, 2017
 
Leslie Thornton
Apr 3—May 8, 2017
 

The career of American filmmaker and artist Leslie Thornton straddles structural filmmaking and the feminist avant-garde, with newer video and installation work that incorporates new technologies.

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Film
Polk Awards: Hooligan Sparrow
Wed, Apr 5, 2017
 
Polk Awards: Hooligan Sparrow
Wed, Apr 5, 2017
 

Winner of the prestigious George Polk Award in Journalism, this gut punching, guerrilla documentary is a daring exposé from the frontlines of China’s human rights struggle.

+ Q&A with Nanfu Wang
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Caribbean Film Series: The House on Coco Road
Tue, Apr 11, 2017
 
Caribbean Film Series: The House on Coco Road
Tue, Apr 11, 2017
 

What happened to Grenada’s short-lived socialist revolution? Damani Baker (Still Bill) explores an often-overlooked chapter in the history of black struggle via his own family’s heartrending story.

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FILM SERIES
A Woman’s Work: Anne-Marie Miéville
Apr 12—Apr 19, 2017
 
A Woman’s Work: Anne-Marie Miéville
Apr 12—Apr 19, 2017
 

The singular voice of director, screenwriter, editor, and actress Anne-Marie Miéville is felt in her relentlessly probing solo works and heady collaborations with longtime partner Jean-Luc Godard.

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Film
Do What I Want: Arthur Russell on Film
Thu, Apr 20, 2017
 
Do What I Want: Arthur Russell on Film
Thu, Apr 20, 2017
Special Screening
 

A twin tribute to composer and avant-garde visionary Arthur Russell: the dreamily impressionistic documentary Wild Combination screens alongside a rare Russell performance captured on video.

+ Panel discussion to follow screening
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Film Series
The Inkblots: Rorschach on Film
Sat, Apr 8, 2017
 
The Inkblots: Rorschach on Film
Sat, Apr 8, 2017
 

To mark the release of Damion Searls’ new biography of Hermann Rorschach, BAMcinématek revisits two vintage Hollywood psycho-shockers.

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Film Series
Wim Wenders: The Road Trilogy
Apr 21—Apr 23, 2017
 
Wim Wenders: The Road Trilogy
Apr 21—Apr 23, 2017
 

Travel the open roads of Wim Wenders’ trio of ‘70s masterpieces.

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Film Series
FilmAfrica
May 26—May 29, 2017
 
FilmAfrica
May 26—May 29, 2017
 

This cinematic companion to the annual DanceAfrica celebration features the best narrative and documentary films from across Africa and beyond, with a special focus on Guinea.

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PAST EVENTS
Film
Mr. Gaga
 

A propulsive documentary about visionary choreographer Ohad Naharin.

Mon, Jan 30, 2017
Special Screening
 
 
Sold Out
 
Film Series
Tokyo Story and Make Way for Tomorrow
 

One of classic Hollywood’s greatest weepies screens alongside Ozu’s exquisite remake.

Feb 10—Feb 12, 2017
 
 
Film
In The Steps of Trisha Brown
 

A behind-the-scenes look at the staging of a modern dance masterwork.

Feb 10—Feb 12, 2017
 
 
Film
To Be or Not To Be
 

Carole Lombard and Jack Benny star in Ernst Lubitsch’s sparkling World War II-era satire.

Tue, Feb 14, 2017
 
 
Film Series
Jordan Peele: The Art of the Social Thriller
 

Jordan Peele curates a series of films designed to get you ready to Get Out.

Feb 17—Mar 1, 2017
 
 
Film
Generation Revolution
 

An urgent, on-the-ground look at the struggle for racial and economic equality in the UK.

Wed, Feb 22, 2017
NY premiere
 
 
Film Series
Oshima X Godard
 

BAMcinématek presents a double dose of truly revolutionary cinema by these renegade auteurs.

Mar 3—Mar 16, 2017
 
 
Film
Taipei Story
 

Edward Yang’s long unavailable second feature is a touchstone of the Taiwanese New Wave.

Mar 17—Mar 23, 2017