Programs

Senior Cinema 2019

 
 
Jan 18—Dec 20, 2019
 
   
 
 
 
 
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Senior Cinema offers seniors 65 and older free admission to repertory classics, with complimentary popcorn and soda the third Friday of every month.

Read more about Senior Cinema.


Lead Sponsor of BAM
Community Programs:

ConEdison

 

Leadership support for BAM Access Programs
provided by the Jerome L. Greene Foundation

Jerome L. Greene Foundation

Leadership support for BAM Film programs
provided by The
Thompson Family Foundation

 
Miracle In Harlem
Film
Miracle in Harlem
Fri, Sep 20, 2019
 
Miracle in Harlem
Fri, Sep 20, 2019
SENIORS ONLY
 

Set and shot in Harlem, this story of murder and romance includes sultry jazz, toe-tapping swing, and vaudeville-style comedy.

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Free
Lady In A Cage
Film
Lady in a Cage
Fri, Oct 18, 2019
 
Lady in a Cage
Fri, Oct 18, 2019
SENIORS ONLY
 

Olivia de Havilland stars in this shocking, savage thriller about a rich woman who finds herself trapped at home with a group of opportunistic criminals and sadistic youths, led by James Caan.

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Free
The Slender Thread
Film
The Slender Thread
Fri, Nov 15, 2019
 
The Slender Thread
Fri, Nov 15, 2019
SENIORS ONLY
 

Two stars shine in this suspenseful drama, with Anne Bancroft as a desperate woman who calls a crisis center and Sidney Poitier as the young volunteer determined to keep her talking until help arrives.

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Free
It Happened on 5th Avenue
Film
It Happened on 5th Avenue
Fri, Dec 20, 2019
 
It Happened on 5th Avenue
Fri, Dec 20, 2019
SENIORS ONLY
 

Romance, real estate schemes, and Christmas melodies ensue when a spirited squatter opens the doors of a boarded-up townhouse to all in need—including the real owners—in this classic holiday comedy.

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Free
PAST EVENTS
dolores
Film
Dolores
 

A powerful new film about one of the most important, yet least known, activists in US history.

Fri, Jan 18, 2019
SENIORS ONLY
 
 
Free
Bright Road
Film
Bright Road
 

Dorothy Dandridge and Harry Belafonte star in this touching and unique forgotten gem.

Fri, Feb 15, 2019
SENIORS ONLY
 
 
Free
Butterfield 8
Film
Butterfield 8
 

Elizabeth Taylor stars as a Manhattan call girl who falls for a married client.

Fri, Mar 15, 2019
SENIORS ONLY
 
 
Free
State Fair
Film
State Fair
 

The music of Rodgers & Hammerstein enlivens this charming Technicolor slice of Americana.

Fri, Apr 19, 2019
SENIORS ONLY
 
 
Free
Sarafina
Film
Sarafina!
 

Whoopi Goldberg and Miriam Makeba star in this electrifying anti-apartheid musical.

Fri, May 17, 2019
SENIORS ONLY
 
 
Free
Official Story
Film
The Official Story
 

A gripping, Oscar-winning exploration of Argentine national trauma.

Fri, Jun 21, 2019
SENIORS ONLY
 
 
Free
Amazing Grace
Film
Amazing Grace
 

The legendary, long-unseen concert film companion to Aretha Franklin’s iconic album.

Fri, Jul 19, 2019
SENIORS ONLY
 
 
Free
Johnny Guitar
Film
Johnny Guitar
 

Joan Crawford brings her icy rage to this wonderfully strange McCarthy-era Western.

Fri, Aug 16, 2019
SENIORS ONLY
 
 
Free