Film Series

Screen Epiphanies

 
Film Series
 
Tue, Nov 13, 2018
 
   
 
 
 
 
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This monthly series brings a prominent artistic or cultural figure to BAM to discuss the film that inspired their passion for cinema, followed by a screening of the film.

Inspired by the Screen Epiphanies series at London's BFI Southbank


 
PAST EVENTS
Fight club
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Jean Grae Presents Fight Club
 

David Fincher's subversive, wickedly funny Gen X insta-classic.

Thu, Feb 8, 2018
SPECIAL SCREENING
 
 
Do the right thing
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Ezra Edelman Presents Do The Right Thing
 

The streets of Bed-Stuy boil in Spike Lee’s landmark Brooklyn classic.

Mon, Mar 12, 2018
SPECIAL SCREENING
 
 
Adepero Oduye Presents The Apostle
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Adepero Oduye Presents The Apostle
 

Robert Duvall is electrifying as a fallen Southern preacher on the road to redemption.

Mon, Apr 9, 2018
CURATOR'S CHOICE
 
 
screen epiphanies Imitation Of Life
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Margo Jefferson Presents Imitation of Life
 

Douglas Sirk’s slashing, subversive view of American race relations.

Wed, May 23, 2018
SPECIAL SCREENING
 
 
Screen Epiphanies Touki Bouki
Film
Kirsten Johnson Presents Touki Bouki
 

Senegalese master Djibril Diop Mambéty’s firecracker couple-on-the-run caper.

Mon, Jun 11, 2018
SPECIAL SCREENING
 
 
City God Of God
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Nelson George Presents: City of God
 

An electrifying portrait of life, death, and gang violence in a Rio de Janeiro favela.

Mon, Jul 9, 2018
SPECIAL SCREENING
 
 
Close up
Film
Fariha Róisín Presents Close-Up
 

Abbas Kiarostami’s masterful investigation of filmmaking, role-playing, and reality.

Wed, Aug 8, 2018
SPECIAL SCREENING
 
 
Millennium Mambo
Film
Durga Chew-Bose Presents Millennium Mambo
 

Hou Hsiao-hsien’s neon-splashed drift through the night world of early 2000s Taipei.

Tue, Sep 25, 2018
 
 
Mean Streets
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Laura Poitras Presents Mean Streets
 

Robert De Niro and Harvey Keitel in Martin Scorsese’s explosive gangster classic.

Thu, Oct 18, 2018
 
 
Hollywood Shuffle
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Terence Nance presents Hollywood Shuffle
 

Robert Townsend’s wildly satirical take on being a black actor in 1980s Hollywood.

Tue, Nov 13, 2018