Senior Cinema 2023

Sep 15—Dec 15, 2023

Senior Cinema offers seniors 65 and older free admission to repertory classics, with complimentary popcorn and soda, on the third Friday of every month.


Sep 15, 2023 at 10am
Cleopatra Jones (1973)
Dir. Jack Starrett
With Tamara Dobson, Bernie Casey, Brenda Sykes

Oct 20, 2023 at 10am
Eve’s Bayou (1997)
Dir. Kasi Lemmons
With Samuel L. Jackson, Jurnee Smollett, Meagan Good

Nov 17, 2023 at 10am
What’s Cooking? (2000)
Dir. Gurinder Chadha
With Joan Chen, Julianna Margulies, Mercedes Ruehl

Dec 15, 2023 at 10am
Almost Christmas (2016)
Dir. David E. Talbert
With Danny Glover, Mo’Nique, Gabrielle Union

Past Screenings

Feb 17, 2023 at 10am
The Great Debater (2007)
Dir. Denzel Washington
With Denzel Washington, Forest Whitaker, Kimberly Elise

Mar 17, 2023 at 10am
Free Angela and All Political Prisoners (2012)
Dir. Sholah Lynch
With Angela Davis, Eisa Davis, Brandon J. Dirden

Apr 21, 2023 at 10am
Lying Lips (1939)
Dir. Oscar Micheaux
With Edna Mae Harris, Carman Newsome, Robert Earl Jones

May 19, 2023 at 10am
Finding Fela! (2015)
Dir. Alex Gibney
With Fela Kuti (archive footage), Yeni Kuti, Femi Kuti

Jun 16, 2023 at 10am
Spanish English Subtitles
The Young and the Damned (1950) (Original title: Los Olvidados)
Dir. Luis Buñuel
With Alfonso Mejía, Roberto Cobo, Estela Inda

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 and The Thompson Family Foundation


Major Sponsor of BAM
Community Programs:

Con Edison


Support for Senior Programs provided by the
Jean and Louis Dreyfus Foundation

Support for senior programming at BAM is provided by New York City Department of Cultural Affairs