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A Brighter Summer Day

A Brighter Summer Day

Edward Yang, 1991

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Yang’s deeply personal epic about a rebellious teenager in the early 1960s, inspired by Taiwan’s first juvenile homicide case.

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A Dream Is What You Wake Up From

Larry Bullard, Carolyn Johnson, 1978

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Q&A with JT Takagi of Third World Newsreel and Elena Rossi-Snook of New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

Three black families, observed in their daily lives, their thoughts, values, and aspirations expressed on the soundtrack, as well as their different approaches to the struggle for survival in contemporary society.

Screening with Black Faces (Young Filmmakers Foundation, 1970, 16mm, 1m)

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All That Jazz

Bob Fosse, 1979

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Panel discussion with assistant choreographer Gene Foote, Nicole Fosse, and dancers from the film!

“It’s showtime, folks!” Roy Scheider is never less than captivating in Bob Fosse’s semi-autobiographical musical extravaganza, back on the big screen after a 15-year 4K digital restoration by The Film Foundation.

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American Cheerleader

James Pellerito, David Barba, 2014

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Q&A with James Pellerito and David Barba!

Two high-school teams—one from New Jersey and one from Kentucky—empowered by families and devoted coaches, redefine what it means to be an American cheerleader today in this engrossing documentary.

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An Evening with Jessie Maple

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Q&A with Jessie Maple

An evening with trailblazer and pioneer Jessie Maple, the first African-American woman to gain entry in New York’s camera operators union. This program will include her feature debut, Will, the story of a basketball coach fighting demons and dealing with modern urban life.

Will (Jessie Maple, 1981, 70m)

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An Evening with Kent Garrett

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Q&A with Kent Garrett and Kazembe Balagun

Two docs made for Black Journal examining the perennial outsider status accorded to those ostensibly on the inside—policemen in Central Harlem and Los Angeles and African-American soldiers in Vietnam.

The Black GI (Kent Garrett, 1971, 54m)
The Black Cop (Kent Garrett, 1969, 15m)

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An Evening with Madeline Anderson

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Q&A with Madeline Anderson

This program features Madeline Anderson’s classic I Am Somebody, which depicts the strength of a striking group of African-American women in Charleston, South Carolina, as well as her first documentary and work from Black Journal.

I Am Somebody (Madeline Anderson, 1970, 30m)
Integration Report #1 (Madeline Anderson, 1960, 20m)
A Tribute to Malcolm X (Madeline Anderson, 1967, 14m)

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Appropriate Behavior

Desiree Akhavan, 2015

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Q&A with Desiree Akhavan moderated by Ira Sachs, followed by a reception in the Furman Gallery open to all ticket holders!

Shirin (Desiree Akhavan) struggles to become an ideal Persian daughter, a politically correct bisexual, and a hip young woman from Brooklyn.

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Archipelago

Archipelago

Joanna Hogg, 2010

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Artist Focus: Keren Cytter

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Keren Cytter in attendance

Israeli artist Keren Cytter’s films, video installations, and drawings represent social realities through experimental modes of storytelling, yielding poetic montages that are self-referential, thought-provoking, and inescapably engrossing.

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Ballet 422

Jody Lee Lipes, 2014

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Opens February 6

Director Jody Lee Lipes and New York City Ballet dancer/choreographer Justin Peck in person on Friday, February 6

Balletomanes and behind-the-scenes aficionados will revel in director Jody Lee Lipes’s visual diary of the creation of New York City Ballet’s 422nd original ballet and its impassioned, up-and-coming choreographer.

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Ballet Boys

Kenneth Elvebakk, 2013

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In this heartwarming documentary, three pals train at the Norwegian Ballet School, encountering a variety of new challenges and opportunities as they navigate the competitive world of dance and their last years of high school. Screening with Det Skal Danses Vaek (Maia Elisabeth Sørensen, 5m).

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Black Ballerina

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Followed by a panel featuring producer/director Frances McElroy, Dance Theater of Harlem artistic director Virginia Johnson, and former Ballets Russes ballerina Raven Wilkinson.

Black Ballerina is a documentary-in-progress that uses the overwhelmingly white world of classical ballet to take a fresh look at race, diversity, and inclusion. Narrated by black women of different generations but united in their passion for ballet, the film asks if anything has changed and why diversity in dance matters.

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Black Journal Program

1968

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Q&A with Charles Hobson, Louise Greaves, Kent Garrett, Madeline Anderson, and Lou Potter

The first nationally broadcast black newsmagazine, produced by William Greaves and Lou Potter and hosted by Wali Saddiq and Greaves, was home to a who’s-who of producers, directors, editors, and cinematographers working in a diversity of styles with unrivaled creativity and experimentation.

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Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity

Catherine Gund, 2014

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Q&A with Catherine Gund and Elizabeth Streb!

The “Evel Knievel of dance,” Elizabeth Streb pushes the dancers in her daredevil company to trade fear for “extreme action” in Catherine Gund’s astonishing yet intimate documentary. Screening with Angsters (Benjamin Epps, 7m).

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Breakin’

Joel Silberg, 1984

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This devastatingly entertaining cult classic tells the tale of a struggling jazz dancer who, with the help of street-dancing friends, becomes the new sensation of the crowds—and did more to put spandex on the silver screen than any other single work of art of any discipline.

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Breathing (Atmen)

Karl Markovics,

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Buffalo ’66

Vincent Gallo,

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Capturing Grace

David Iverson, 2014

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Q&A with David Iverson and cast members!

When the Mark Morris Dance Group joins forces with Parkinson’s patients, forging a close-knit community, it’s a demonstration of art’s power to transform and to heal. Screening with Renewal (Stacey Menchel Kussell, 40m).

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Capturing Motion NYC

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For a fourth year, Dance Films Association invites high-school students throughout the five boroughs to submit dance films between one to five minutes in length for Capturing Motion NYC, a student film competition. This program will feature the top juried films and a panel discussion about the students’ processes. The winning work will be screened on closing night of Dance on Camera.

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