Festivals, Series & Events
Dec 12 - Dec 18
This series tracks the tradition of grotesque humor across the history of Spanish cinema. All of the films and filmmakers represented in The Last Laugh: An Alternate History of Spanish Comedy are concerned with Spain’s cultural and political conditions, but yielding a hilarious illustration of a variety of strategies for surviving within a society constantly in flux.
Dec 13 - 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!
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.
Dec 19 - Jan 11
A renaissance man unbound to genre and a painterly stylist attuned to the look of each scene, Huston was one of the greatest filmmakers of Hollywood’s golden age: an artist of great toughness, conviction, and eloquence; a master storyteller; a hardened cynic; a reluctant romantic; a stellar director of actors, and a brilliant actor himself.
Jan 14 - Jan 29
The 24th annual New York Jewish Film Festival, co-presented by the Jewish Museum, features world, U.S., and New York premieres of films from around the globe, plus special “beyond the screen” programs, including a poster exhibition and panel discussions.