Tag: Film

The Power of the Powerless: Five Banned Films from the Czechoslovak New Wave

The Czechoslovak New Wave was one of the most radical and brilliant bursts of creativity in film history. The political thaw that allowed it to flourish even within a totalitarian state came to an abrupt end with the Soviet invasion...

/ September 21, 2017

Short Films Screening: An evening of queer Italian media

The Queer Italia Network has the pleasure of presenting an evening of contemporary LGBTQ Italian short films. This night is a way for audiences to discover and enjoy films that break the boundaries of Italian mainstream LGBTQIA+ representation. Made by individuals or...

/ September 15, 2017

Rare Archival Footage From JDC’s Work With Refugees And Stateless Persons

A unique opportunity to view rare archival films from the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) Archives, showcasing JDC’s assistance to refugees in Europe, North Africa and Yemen in the 20th century. A panel discussion will follow the film viewing....

/ September 11, 2017

Screening: La Stoffa dei Sogni (with director Gianfranco Cabiddu)

This screening is part of Primi al Cinema, a new Casa Italiana series dedicated to debut films, American and New York premieres and other cinematographic novelties from and about Italy. La stoffa dei sogni (Italy, 2016, 101 min.) In ITALIAN with...

/ May 2, 2017

Screening: “Pecore in erba”

Trastevere, the historic district of the Italian capital is put into turmoil by a sensational news story: Leonardo Zulliani has disappeared. The case becomes a true national emergency, but who’s Leonardo? And what really happened? This screening is part of...

/ April 26, 2017

Review: Sarajevo’s overwhelming past and uncertain future

Danis Tanović’s new movie Smrt u Sarajevu is a satire on modern-day Bosnia-Herzegovina.

/ April 25, 2017

Screening: Antonioni’s Blow-Up (New Restoration)

On the occasion of The Criterion Collection release of the newly restored 4K digital transfer, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack. Blow-Up (1966, UK, 111 min.) Directed by Michelangelo Antonioni. Written by Michelangelo Antonioni and Tonino Guerra. Starring Vanessa Redgrave and David Hemmings. The screening...

/ April 17, 2017

My Grandmother Fanny Kaplan

Biography, Drama, History, 110 min In Ukrainian with English subtitles. Q&A with the film director Olena Demyanenko to follow. Synopsis: 1917, Crimea. A blind woman Fanny Kaplan (Kateryna Molchanova) is pardoned after serving ten years for terrorism at a hard...

/ March 31, 2017

Andrzej Wajda: A Discussion of His Life and His Films

A discussion of Andrzej Wajda’s life and films. RSVP to remarque.institute@nyu.edu

/ March 30, 2017

The Last Family, directed by Jan P. Matuszynski

The painter, photographer, and sculptor Zdzislaw Beksinski was a master of so-called dystopian surrealism. The Last Family, an exciting debut by director Jan P. Matuszynski, renders Beksinski’s home life as a vivid and affecting succession of near-death experiences and psychodramatic...

/ March 16, 2017