Festivals, Series & Events
Oct 31 - Nov 6
Now in its eighth year, New York’s top festival for quality horror from around the globe is back! This year’s fright fest will bring you a collection of hair-raising premieres and rediscovered classics. A Halloween evening blowout featuring a screening of What We Do in the Shadows followed by a vampire-themed costume party will kick off an exhilarating week of terrifying shockers and demented mayhem.
Nov 1 - Apr 27
The Metropolitan Opera's Peabody and Emmy Award-winning series Met Opera: Live in HD is back for the 2014 – 2015 season. Experience the Met live from the stage of the Metropolitan Opera House at the Walter Reade Theater—specially equipped with high definition screens and surround sound!
Nov 7 - Nov 26
Rainer Werner Fassbinder made nearly 40 feature-length films in just 13 years and left behind one of the most cohesive and provocative bodies of work in the history of cinema. Part two of our retrospective, which includes all of Fassbinder’s theatrical movies and many of his television films, along with several works connected with his eternally relevant artistry.
Jimmy Wong Yu will be presented the New York Asian Film Festival’s Lifetime Achievement Award and will participate in an on-stage discussion before a screening of his massively entertaining martial-arts classic Master of the Flying Guillotine, projected on glorious 35mm.
Staring at Sound is an exploration of sound and image: what it means to watch something; the myriad ways in which performance, film, and video art intersect and enrich one another; and how sound and light interact with each other within a space.