Tag: Film

Neapolitan Mysteries and Secrets: Book presentation and short films

In collaboration with the Naples Film Festival 6:00pm Book Presentation: Misteri e segreti della città di Napoli (2016, Newton Compton Editori) by Marco Perillo The author in conversation with Stefano Albertini (NYU) A collection of ten narrated itineraries across the city of Naples...

/ December 13, 2017

Documentary Screening: MYTH

This documentary tells the story of the life and death of Wassyl Slipak, an opera singer with a worldwide reputation and a unique voice, who left his career in Europe and joined the ranks of volunteers when the war came...

/ December 9, 2017

European Short films in America

Four short films will be screened as part of the Window to Europe Film Series, a monthly presentation of European films which explore the complexity and diversity of cinematic voices from across the continent. Films in this series: 1. The Nettle (2017), director:...

/ December 5, 2017

Screening: Come Prima, Più di Prima, T’Amerò (for World AIDS Day 2017)

On the occasion of World AIDS Day 2017 #WAS2017 Come prima, più di prima, t’amerò [Like Before, More Than Before, I Will Love You] (Documentary, Italy, 1995, 60 min.) In ITALIAN with ENGLISH subtitles Directed by Daniele Segre A film dedicated to the...

/ December 1, 2017

Screening: Taranta on the Road

This event is part of the 2017 edition of N.I.C.E. (New Italian Cinema Events). Taranta on the Road (Comedy/Drama, Italy, 2017, 80 min.) In ITALIAN with ENGLISH subtitles. Directed by Salvatore Allocca. Written by Salvatore Allocca, Amara Lakhous, Emiliano Corapi. Starring Emmanuele Aita, Nabiha Akkari. Followed by a...

/ November 17, 2017

Screening: Franca, Chaos and Creation (2016)

This event is part of the 2017 edition of N.I.C.E. (New Italian Cinema Events) Franca: Chaos and Creation (Documentary, 2016, Italy, 80 min.) In ENGLISH and ITALIAN with ENGLISH subtitles Directed by Francesco Carrozzini Followed by a Q&A with director Francesco Carrozzini in conversation...

/ November 14, 2017

New Finnish Cinema: Gold Digger / Onnenonkija

Marja is a fashion blogger, living the lifestyle she envisioned—but she’s broke. By chance, Marja meets Olavi, working at a warehouse, without realizing that he’s the heir to a large fortune. She doesn’t know how to be poor—he doesn’t know...

/ November 8, 2017

New Finnish Cinema: Absolution / Henkesi Edestä

Kiia and Lauri are speeding down a dark country road, anxious to reach the hospital because Kiia has gone into premature labour. Their car hits something. Lauri goes to take a look, and tells his wife he saw nothing. They...

/ November 1, 2017

Normal Autistic Film

Children with autism don’t suffer from an incurable disease. They suffer because they are neurodiverse in a world set up for neurotypicals. With that perspective, Miroslav Janek embarks on a series of live meetings with a number of children and...

/ October 26, 2017

Film screening: “Mirrored Mountains. Altay”

On Thursday, October 26th, please join us for “Mirrored Mountains. Altay”, a film screening and Q&A with Director Alexandra Marchenko. Altai Mountains is a unique natural preserve. The beauty of its mountains, rivers and forests is fascinating and breathtaking. A few years ago WWF...

/ October 26, 2017