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Senior Cinema 2022

 
 
Jan 21—Jun 17, 2022
 
   
 
 
 
 
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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.

After a nearly two-year pause, the lineup continues in 2022 with Fred Astaire, Eleanor Powell, and George Murphy in Broadway Melody of 1940, Claudette Colbert, Louise Beavers, and Warren William in Imitation of Life, and the classic Mondays in the Sun (Los lunes al sol).

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Major Sponsor of BAM
Community Programs:

Con Edison

 

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

Jerome L. Greene Foundation

 

Leadership support for BAM Film provided by the Ford Foundation

 

Leadership support for the BAM Hamm Archives and BAM Film, Community, and Education programs provided by The Thompson Family Foundation.

Support for Senior Cinema is provided by
New York City Department of Cultural Affairs
and New York City Department for the Aging

 
John Lewis
Film
John Lewis: Good Trouble
Fri, Jan 21, 2022
 
John Lewis: Good Trouble
Fri, Jan 21, 2022
SENIORS ONLY
 

John Lewis made history on the front lines of the Civil Rights movement, as a close ally to Dr. King, and over decades as a powerhouse legislator. This documentary follows his extraordinary activism and legacy.

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Free
Through A Lens Darkly
Film
Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People
Fri, Feb 18, 2022
 
Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People
Fri, Feb 18, 2022
SENIORS ONLY
 

This documentary explores the role of photography in shaping the identity and social emergence of African Americans from slavery to the present, featuring work by professional and vernacular Black photographers.

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Free
Imitation Of Life
Film
Imitation of Life
Fri, Mar 18, 2022
 
Imitation of Life
Fri, Mar 18, 2022
SENIORS ONLY
 

This heartfelt drama stars Claudette Colbert and Louise Beavers as single mothers, friends, and business partners.

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Free
Broadway Melody Of 1940
Film
Broadway Melody of 1940
Fri, Apr 15, 2022
 
Broadway Melody of 1940
Fri, Apr 15, 2022
SENIORS ONLY
 

Fred Astaire and Eleanor Power bring their extraordinary toe-tapping talent to this delightful Golden Age musical, featuring songs by Cole Porter.

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Free
Mama Africa
Film
Mama Africa
Fri, May 20, 2022
 
Mama Africa
Fri, May 20, 2022
SENIORS ONLY
 

This documentary is a tribute to South African singer Miriam Makeba (1932—2008), who launched in the dance halls of Cape Town and spent half a century fighting racism and poverty to promote justice and peace.

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Free
Los Lunes Al Sol
Film
Mondays in the Sun (Los lunes al sol)
Fri, Jun 17, 2022
 
Mondays in the Sun (Los lunes al sol)
Fri, Jun 17, 2022
SENIORS ONLY
 

Javier Bardem gives an outstanding performance in this vivid portrait of a group of former shipyard workers in northern Spain.

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Free
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