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You can see a movie free of charge in New York practically every day!

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The quality and quantity of free events, free things to do that happen in New York City every day of the year is truly amazing.

Where else but in New York City can you listen to a world-class musician, discuss a book with a famous author, take a part in poetry reading, have a glass of wine at an art exhibition opening, and all that on the same day, and all that free of charge!

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Club freeTime is the only complete source of free events, free things to do in New York City: your perfect guide to free Entertainment & free Culture in the City that never sleeps.

Contrary to the common misconception that most of free events, free things to do, happen in New York City in summer, October and March are the busiest months in New York City in terms of free events, free things to do. That 'summer' misconception is due to big publicity that some of New York City summer free events, free thing to do get.

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In addition to providing information about free events, free things to do in New York City, Club freeTime offers its members complimentary tickets (a member can reserve up to 5 complimentary tickets per performance) to classical music concerts, dance performances and theater in New York City: when a producer wants that special buzz of the 'full house' - Club freeTime members are welcomed for their enthusiasm and sophistication!

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63 free (and almost free) movies in New York City (NYC)

Free movies/films/screenings are among the many free or low budget, inexpensive events of the highest quality that saturate New York City's everyday life! Please see below a schedule of free movies/films/screenings that New York has to offer

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Join a day celebrating the legacy of Dario Fo with Robert Brustein, the legendary founder of the Yale Repertory Theatre and the American Repertory Theater and Institute in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Afternoon screenings:2:00pm Mistero Buffo Part 1 (Palazzina Liberty, 1977) – subtitled, English, 60 min excerpt3:00pm Morte accidentale di un anarchico (Teatro Cristallo, Milano 1987) – subtitled, English, 60 min excerpt4:00pm The Theatre of Dario Fo (documentary, 1984) – in English, 50 min5:00pm Dario Fo and Franca Rame: A Nobel for Two (documentary, 1998) in English, 55 min, directed by Lorena Luciano and Filippo Piscopo6:30pm Conversation Awarded the coveted National Medal for the Arts in 2011 by President Obama, Robert Brustein—a veteran of World War II—has been a playwright, critic, teacher, actor, director, and founder of wo major repertory theatre companies, the Yale Repertory Theatre and the American Repertory Theatre at Harvard. Distinguished Scholar in Residence at Suffolk University, he is a former Professor of English at Harvard University (now Senior Research Fellow), and New Republic Theatre Critic for over forty years. He now writes regularly for the Huffington Post, and teaches Dramaturgy students at the Drama School. He was Dean of the Yale School of Drama for thirteen years, where he also founded Yale Theatre magazine and the Yale Cabaret. He served for 20 years as Director of the Loeb Drama Center where he founded the ART Institute for Advanced Theatre Training at Harvard.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Mon, Apr 24
2:00 pm

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Screenings, April 24, 2017, 04/24/2017, Remembering Dario Fo, the Italian Actor and Playwright
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Stars: Peter Lorre, Sydney Greenstreet, Zachary Scott.Mystery writer Cornelius Leyden becomes intrigued when the murdered body of a vicious career criminal washes up in the Bosphorus. 95 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Mon, Apr 24
2:00 pm

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Films, April 24, 2017, 04/24/2017, Jean Negulesco's The Mask of Dimitrios (1944): Crime Author Investigates
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Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Eliza Dushku, Jesse Bradford .A champion high school cheerleading squad discovers its previous captain stole all their best routines from an inner-city school and must scramble to compete at this year's championships. 98 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Mon, Apr 24
6:00 pm

Free
Films, April 24, 2017, 04/24/2017, Peyton Reed's Bring It On (2000): Rival Cheerleaders
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The Rucker league celebrated its fiftieth anniversary in 2015 and to mark the milestone directors Robert McCullough Jr. -- the son of the founder of the Rucker, Robert McCullough Sr. along with Holcombe Rucker (1926-1965) -- and Darryl L. Neverson, created the film #Rucker50 to chronicle its contributions to the game of basketball, but also to acknowledge its place in American culture. Set against a backdrop of the civil rights movement, the Rucker league became part of the movement. It influenced African-American empowerment, and Hip-Hop music and culture. During an era of urban blight and “white flight” from the inner cities, the league helped to re-establish and redefine Harlem as the epicenter of Black culture.Q&A with Rucker tournament founder Robert McCullough Sr., directors Robert McCullough Jr and Darryl L. Neverson, and NYC street-ball and NBA All-Star legend Kenny Anderson, and subject of upcoming documentary Mr. Chibbs.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Mon, Apr 24
6:30 pm

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Films, April 24, 2017, 04/24/2017, Robert McCullough Jr., Darryl L. Neverson's #Rucker 50 (2016): documentary about a basketball league that made history
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Malcolm X stated, “History is a people’s memory, and without a memory, man is demoted to the lower animals.” The Rucker celebrated its fiftieth anniversary in 2015 in and to mark the milestone directors Robert McCullough Jr. -- the son of the founder of the Rucker, Robert McCullough Sr. along with Holcombe Rucker (March 2, 1926 – March 20, 1965) -- and Darryl L. Neverson, wrote and directed the film #Rucker50 to chronicle its contributions to the game of basketball, but also to acknowledges its place in American culture. Set against a backdrop of the civil rights movement, the Rucker league became part of the movement. It influenced African-American empowerment, and Hip-Hop music and culture. During an era of urban blight and “white flight” from the inner cities, the league helped to re-establish and redefine Harlem as the epicenter of Black culture.54 min.Q&A with Rucker tournament founder Robert McCullough Sr., directors Robert McCullough Jr and Darryl L. Neverson, and NYC street-ball and NBA All-Star legend Kenny Anderson, and subject of upcoming documentary Mr. Chibbs.  
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Mon, Apr 24
6:30 pm

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Films, April 24, 2017, 04/24/2017, Documentary: Made in Harlem: #Rucker 50 (2016)
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The stories of Berlin Jews who emigrated from Germany during the war and returned to the GDR afterward. The documentary revisits them after unification, when they again find themselves in a "new Germany." Post-film discussion with Jeffrey Peck (co-creator of Chronicle of Return and former Dean of Baruch’s Weissman College of Arts & Sciences), Frank Mecklenburg (Director of Research and Chief Archivist at Leo Baeck Institute), Albert Scharenberg (Rosa Luxembourg Foundation), and Katherine Pence (Associate Professor and Chair of German and women’s history at Baruch College).  Jessica Lang  (Associate Professor of English and Director of the Sandra Kahn Wasserman Jewish Studies Center at Baruch College) will moderate.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tue, Apr 25
6:30 pm

Free
Films, April 25, 2017, 04/25/2017, Documentary: Chronicle of Return: Life Histories of Jews in the GDR (1989/93)
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Stars: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Sidney Poitier.During the 1960s, two American ex-pat jazz musicians living in Paris meet and fall in-love with two American tourist girls.98 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Wed, Apr 26
11:15 am

Free
Films, April 26, 2017, 04/26/2017, Martin Ritt's Oscar-Nominated Paris Blues (1961): Americans in France
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Recently discovered recordings of work by Cunningham.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Wed, Apr 26
1:00 pm

Free
Screenings, April 26, 2017, 04/26/2017, Dance on Film: Merce Cunningham
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Stars: Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara.A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.118 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Wed, Apr 26
3:00 pm

Free
Films, April 26, 2017, 04/26/2017, Garth Davis' Lion (2016): 6 Oscar Nominations
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Stars: Gregory Peck, Robert Mitchum, Polly Bergen.A lawyer's family is stalked by a man he once helped put in jail.105 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Wed, Apr 26
6:00 pm

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Films, April 26, 2017, 04/26/2017, J. Lee Thompson's Cape Fear (1962): Classic Thriller
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Reflecting on his family's immigration legacy, the filmmaker confronts the delicate images of a once intact family.86 min.In English and Cantonese with English subtitles.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Wed, Apr 26
6:00 pm

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Films, April 26, 2017, 04/26/2017, Alvin Tsang's Reunification (2015): Family Documentary
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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? 87 min. In Italian with English subtitlesFollowed by a Q&A with director Alberto Caviglia.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Wed, Apr 26
6:30 pm

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Films, April 26, 2017, 04/26/2017, Italian Cinema: Alberto Caviglia's Pecore in Erba (2015)
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Samuel parties hard in the Marseille area of France and is awoken one morning by a woman carrying a baby she claims is his. She drives off leaving him with a wailing infant; he gives chase to London where he finds work and raises Gloria by himself. 118 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Wed, Apr 26
7:00 pm

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Films, April 26, 2017, 04/26/2017, Hugo Gélin's Two Is a Family (2016): French Comedy-Drama
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Stars: Anthony Quinn, Jackie Gleason, Mickey Rooney.Mountain Rivera, a punchy has-been managed by the unprincipled Maish, is mauled in a fight and forced to quit boxing. Can his devoted cutman and a sympathetic social worker help him find a life outside the ring, or will Maish find a way to exploit him one more time? 95 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Thu, Apr 27
2:00 pm

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Films, April 27, 2017, 04/27/2017, Ralph Nelson's Requiem for a Heavyweight (1962): Washed-Up Pugilist
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Stars: Burt Lancaster, Ava Gardner, Edmond O'Brien.Hit men kill an unresisting victim, and investigator Reardon uncovers his past involvement with beautiful, deadly Kitty Collins.97 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Thu, Apr 27
2:00 pm

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Films, April 27, 2017, 04/27/2017, Robert Siodmak's The Killers (1946): Hemingway's Short Story
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Stars: John Candy, Leon, Doug E. Doug.When a Jamaican sprinter is disqualified from the Olympic Games, he enlists the help of a dishonored coach to start the first Jamaican Bobsled Team. 108 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Thu, Apr 27
2:00 pm

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Films, April 27, 2017, 04/27/2017, Jon Turteltaub's Cool Runnings (1993): Bobsled Underdogs
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In an extraordinary soup kitchen in Milan, two vastly different worlds have been brought together by a unique social experiment. Theater of Life captures the remarkable relationship forged between the finest haute cuisine chefs in the world and the city's most disadvantaged groups: refugees, recovering drug addicts, former sex workers, and a host of others with no place else to go. 93 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Thu, Apr 27
6:00 pm

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Films, April 27, 2017, 04/27/2017, Peter Svatek's Theater of Life (2016): Documentary on Milan Soup Kitchen
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Reflecting on his family's immigration legacy, the filmmaker confronts the delicate images of a once intact family. 86 min. In English and Cantonese with English subtitles. 
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Thu, Apr 27
7:00 pm

Free
Films, April 27, 2017, 04/27/2017, Alvin Tsang's Reunification (2015): Family Documentary
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A screening of the Cannes Grand Prix, Golden Globe and Academy Award-winning motion picture Son of Saul (Saul fia) on the occasion of the National Remembrance Day of the Hungarian Victims of the Holocaust. The film is set in the Auschwitz concentration camp in October 1944, and follows a day-and-a-half in the life of Saul Ausländer, a Hungarian member of the Sonderkommando, a hermetically sealed work unit of Nazi death camp prisoners, who were forced to aid with the disposal of gas chamber victims during the Holocaust. The screening will be followed by a discussion with the lead actor of the film, Géza Röhrig, who for the first time will present the film in his native language in New York. The film will be in Hungarian with English subtitles.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Thu, Apr 27
7:00 pm

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Films, April 27, 2017, 04/27/2017, Nemes László's Son of Saul (2015): Oscar-Winning Hungarian Film
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Stars: Matt Dillon, Mickey Rourke, Diane Lane.Rusty James, an absent-minded street thug struggles to live up to his legendary older brother's reputation, and longs for the days when gang warfare was going on. 94 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Fri, Apr 28
1:00 pm

Free
Films, April 28, 2017, 04/28/2017, Francis Ford Coppola's Rumble Fish (1983): Street Tough's Lament
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Stars: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker.When twelve mysterious spacecraft appear around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks is tasked with interpreting the language of the apparent alien visitors. 116 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Fri, Apr 28
1:00 pm

Free
Films, April 28, 2017, 04/28/2017, Denis Villeneuve's Oscar Winner Arrival (2016): Alien Language Mystery
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Stars: Casey Affleck, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Anthony Mackie.A gang of criminals and corrupt cops plan the murder of a police officer in order to pull off their biggest heist yet across town. 115 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Fri, Apr 28
2:00 pm

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Films, April 28, 2017, 04/28/2017, John Hillcoat's Triple 9 (2016): Murder and Larceny
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Stars: Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly.After John Nash, a brilliant but asocial mathematician, accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.135 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Fri, Apr 28
2:00 pm

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Films, April 28, 2017, 04/28/2017, Ron Howard's A Beautiful Mind (2001): 4 Oscars Won
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Stars: Mahershala Ali, Shariff Earp, Duan Sanderson.A chronicle of the childhood, adolescence and burgeoning adulthood of a young, African-American, gay man growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami. 111 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Fri, Apr 28
2:00 pm

Free
Films, April 28, 2017, 04/28/2017, Barry Jenkins' Moonlight (2016): Oscar's Best Picture of the Year
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Germany, 1772 – the young and boisterous Johann Goethe is sent by his father to a sleepy little town to mend his ways after failing his law exams. At first, he tries to do his best at the Supreme Court and even convinces his superior Kestner. But then Lotte enters his life and nothing is the same as before after they fall in love. 102 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Fri, Apr 28
6:30 pm

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Films, April 28, 2017, 04/28/2017, Philipp Stölz's Young Goethe in Love (2010): German Drama
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Stars: Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Finn Carter.Natives of a small isolated town defend themselves against strange underground creatures which are killing them one by one. 96 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Sat, Apr 29
2:00 pm

Free
Films, April 29, 2017, 04/29/2017, Ron Underwood's Tremors (1990): Giant Killer Earthworms
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1) Read the Book2) Watch the Film3) Discuss it!Please come and join the first ever Book to Film Club, sign up and grab your copies of #1 New York Times Bestseller, Paula Hawkins' The Girl on the Train. Be prepared to converse after the film.Commuter Rachel Watson (Emily Blunt) catches daily glimses of a seemingly perfect couple, Scott and Megan, from the window of her train. One day, Watson witnesses something shocking unfold in the backyard of the strangers' home. Rachel tell the authorities what she thinks she saw after learning that Megan is now missing and feared dead. Unable to trust her own memory, the troubled woman begins her own investigation, while police suspect that Rachel may have crossed a dangerous line. 
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Sat, Apr 29
2:00 pm

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Films, April 29, 2017, 04/29/2017, From Book to Film Club: The Girl on the Train
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The impossible love between one prostitute, managing a bunch of handicapped prostitutes, and the homosexual Adamo. In the horrible suburb of Napoli we can follow among fantasy, mythology and reality the absurd life of the protagonists. 88 min.In Italian with English subtitles. Followed by a Q&A with the director.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Sat, Apr 29
4:00 pm

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Films, April 29, 2017, 04/29/2017, Pappi Corsicato's Black Holes (1995): Italian Romance
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Stars: Robert Mitchum, Jan Sterling, Karen Sharpe.When a notorious tough 'town tamer' is hired by the citizenry to rid of the gunmen driving them off their land, he finds the local saloon madam to be an old friend. 83 Mins.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Sun, Apr 30
2:00 pm

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Films, April 30, 2017, 04/30/2017, Richard Wilson's Man with the Gun (1955): Taming the Wild West
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Members of the Camorra on the run and actors seeking for authority meet after a shipwreck on an island-prison. The theatre turns into a free zone where everyone may not be able to recover their social role but for sure their humanity. Somebody can even get love back. Shakespeare and Eduardo De Filippo blend together in a picaresque comedy full of coup de théâtre. 101 min.  In Italian with English subtitles. Followed by a Q&A with director Gianfranco Cabiddu. 
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tue, May 2
6:00 pm

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Films, May 02, 2017, 05/02/2017, Gianfranco Cabiddu's La stoffa dei sogni (2016): Italian Comedy
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Stars: Deborah Kerr, Yul Brynner, Jason Robards.A British woman trying to escape Hungary with her freedom fighter lover finds herself the obsession of a Communist officer. 126 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tue, May 2
6:30 pm

Free
Films, May 02, 2017, 05/02/2017, Anatole Litvak's The Journey (1959): War Drama
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Get a fresh perspective on today’s most pressing issues at a special screening and talk-back with some of the great minds behind Vice Media, the North American digital media and broadcasting company.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Wed, May 3
7:30 pm

Free
Screenings, May 03, 2017, 05/03/2017, Vice Media presents Watch and Learn
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Stars: James Stewart, Judy Garland, Hedy Lamarr.Discovery by Flo Ziegfeld changes a girl's life but not necessarily for the better, as three beautiful women find out when they join the spectacle on Broadway.132 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Thu, May 4
2:00 pm

Free
Films, May 04, 2017, 05/04/2017, Robert Z. Leonard and Busby Berkeley's Ziegfeld Girl (1941): Broadway Newbies
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Stars: Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey.WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people, and becomes the first man in American history to receive the Medal of Honor without firing a shot.139 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Thu, May 4
4:00 pm

Free
Films, May 04, 2017, 05/04/2017, Mel Gibson's Orcar-Winning Hacksaw Ridge (2016): Pacifist's Story
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Stars: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman.The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, AKA Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical. 117 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Thu, May 4
6:00 pm

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Films, May 04, 2017, 05/04/2017, Tim Burton's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007): Oscar-Winning Sondheim Adaptation
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Stars: Jason London, Wiley Wiggins, Matthew McConaughey.The adventures of high school and junior high students on the last day of school in May 1976. 102 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Fri, May 5
1:30 pm

Free
Films, May 05, 2017, 05/05/2017, Richard Linklater's Dazed and Confused (1993): Coming of Age in the 70s
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Stars: Chris Pratt, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper.A group of intergalactic criminals are forced to work together to stop a fanatical warrior from taking control of the universe. 121 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Fri, May 5
2:00 pm

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Films, May 05, 2017, 05/05/2017, James Gunn's Oscar-Nominated Guardians of the Galaxy (2014): Comic Book Adaptation
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Stars: Judy Garland, James Mason, Jack Carson.A film star helps a young singer and actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career on a downward spiral.154 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Sat, May 6
2:15 pm

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Films, May 06, 2017, 05/06/2017, George Cukor's A Star Is Born (1954): 6 Oscar Nominations
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Stars: Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Robert Mitchum.Victor and Hillary are down on their luck to the point that they allow tourists to take guided tours of their castle. But Charles Delacro, a millionaire oil tycoon, visits, and takes a liking to more than the house. Soon, Hattie Durant gets involved and they have a good old fashioned love triangle.104 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Sun, May 7
2:00 pm

Free
Films, May 07, 2017, 05/07/2017, Stanley Donen's The Grass Is Greener (1960): Romantic Comedy
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Screen and discuss the popular TED Talk, "We Should All Be Feminists" from the author of Americanah, Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie -- a talk that begins to introduce a new and more inclusive definition of feminism.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Mon, May 8
5:30 pm

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Screenings, May 08, 2017, 05/08/2017, We Should All Be Feminists: TED Talk View Party and Discussion
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Stars: Max Julien, Vonetta McGee, George Murdock.A rare blaxploitation classic, Thomasine & Bushrod was intended as a counterpart to Bonnie and Clyde. The duo, set out to correct the unbalanced distribution of cash in their urban surroundings, by spreading their acquired wealth among Indians, Mexicans and poor whites95 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tue, May 9
6:30 pm

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Films, May 09, 2017, 05/09/2017, Gordon Parks Jr.'s Thomasine & Bushrod (1974): Urban Robin Hoods
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Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid.In Casablanca in December 1941, a cynical American expatriate encounters a former lover, with unforeseen complications.102 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Wed, May 10
6:00 pm

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Films, May 10, 2017, 05/10/2017, Michael Curtiz's Casablanca (1942): Winner of 3 Oscars
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Stars: Mae West, Cary Grant, Owen Moore.In the Gay Nineties, a seductive nightclub singer contends with several suitors, including a jealous escaped convict and a handsome temperance league member.66 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Thu, May 11
1:00 pm

Free
Films, May 11, 2017, 05/11/2017, Lowell Sherman's She Done Him Wrong (1933): Nightclub Singer's Travails
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Stars: Mae West, Cary Grant, Owen MooreIn the Gay Nineties, a seductive nightclub singer contends with several suitors, including a jealous escaped convict and a handsome temperance league member. 66 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Thu, May 11
2:00 pm

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Films, May 11, 2017, 05/11/2017, Lowell Sherman's She Done Him Wrong (1933): Nightclub Singer's Travails
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Enjoy some of the best short films directly from Dublin’s GAZE International LGBT Film Festival.
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Thu, May 11
7:30 pm

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Screenings, May 11, 2017, 05/11/2017, LGBT Craic Fest
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Stars: Steve Martin, Claire Danes, Jason Schwartzman.A film adaptation of Steve Martin's novel about a complex love triangle between a bored salesgirl, a wealthy businessman and an aimless young man. 106 min.
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Fri, May 12
1:00 pm

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Films, May 12, 2017, 05/12/2017, Anand Tucker's Shopgirl (2005): Based on Steve Martin's Book
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Stars: Robert Mitchum, Angie Dickinson, Robert Walker Jr.In New Mexico, looking for his son's murderer, Ben Kane takes a deputy marshal's job and runs into young Billy Young who's on the lam. 89 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Sun, May 14
2:00 pm

Free
Films, May 14, 2017, 05/14/2017, Burt Kennedy's Young Billy Young (1969): Western Romance
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Stars: Frank Langella, Michael Sheen, Kevin Bacon.A dramatic retelling of the post-Watergate television interviews between British talk-show host David Frost and former president Richard Nixon. 122 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Mon, May 15
6:00 pm

Free
Films, May 15, 2017, 05/15/2017, Ron Howard's Frost/Nixon (2008): Received 5 Oscar Nominations
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Screen and discuss the TED Talk, "The Danger of a Single Story" from the author of Americanah, Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie -- a talk that introduces the importance of storytelling, sharing our own stories and broaden our perspectives and world.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tue, May 16
5:00 pm

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Screenings, May 16, 2017, 05/16/2017, The Danger of a Single Story: TED Talk View Party and Discussion
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Reflecting on his family's immigration legacy, the filmmaker confronts the delicate images of a once intact family.86 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tue, May 16
6:30 pm

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Films, May 16, 2017, 05/16/2017, Alvin Tsang's Reunification (2015): Family Documentary
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This is the first feature documentary about the incomparable Dr. Maya Angelou (1928–2014), best known for her autobiography, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. Dr. Angelou lived a prolific life as a singer, dancer, activist, poet, and writer, and inspired generations with lyrical modern African-American thought that pushed boundaries. This unprecedented film weaves her words with rare and intimate archival photographs and videos, which paint hidden moments of her exuberant life during some of America’s most defining moments.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Wed, May 17
2:00 pm

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Screenings, May 17, 2017, 05/17/2017, American Masters - Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise: PBS Documentary
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As part of the interdisciplinary music program Ursula Block’s gelbe MUSIK – 33 Years in Review highlighting the history and archive of experimental music and the work of sound art curatorial pioneer Ursula Block, a film selection under the title Experimental Music on Film, curated by Block, is screenedt.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Wed, May 17
7:00 pm

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Screenings, May 17, 2017, 05/17/2017, Experimental Music on Film
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Stars: Mae West, Roger Pryor, Johnny Mack Brown.Ruby Carter, the American Beauty queen of the night club-sporting world, shifts her operations from St. Louis to New Orleans (which kind of belies the Western genre designation), mostly to get away from prizefighter Tiger Kid.73 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Thu, May 18
2:00 pm

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Films, May 18, 2017, 05/18/2017, Leo McCarey's Belle of the Nineties (1934): Mae West Romp
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Stars: Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler.A depressed uncle is asked to take care of his teenage nephew after the boy's father dies. 137 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Thu, May 18
4:00 pm

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Films, May 18, 2017, 05/18/2017, Kenneth Lonergan's Manchester by the Sea (2016): Casey Affleck's Oscar
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Stars: Robert Mitchum, Ken Takakura, Brian Keith.Harry Kilmer returns to Japan after several years in order to rescue his friend George's kidnapped daughter - and ends up on the wrong side of the Yakuza, the notorious Japanese mafia.112 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Sun, May 21
2:00 pm

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Films, May 21, 2017, 05/21/2017, Sydney Pollack's The Yakuza (1974): Targeted by the Japanses Mafia
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Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Gregory Peck, Michael Chekhov.A psychiatrist protects the identity of an amnesia patient accused of murder while attempting to recover his memory. 111 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Wed, May 24
6:00 pm

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Films, May 24, 2017, 05/24/2017, Alfred Hitchcock's Spellbound (1945): Won Best Music Oscar
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Stars: Margaret Rutherford, Lionel Jeffries, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell.After Miss Marple is made a trustee of a merchant marine training vessel, a fellow trustee is poisoned, and ship's officers are later murdered after she comes on board.93 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Thu, May 25
1:00 pm

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Films, May 25, 2017, 05/25/2017, George Pollock's Murder Ahoy (1964): Comedic Take on Agatha Christie
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Stars: Harold Lloyd, Frances Ramsden, Jimmy Conlin.Twenty years after his triumphs as a freshman on the football field, Harold is a mild-mannered clerk who dreams about marrying the girl at the desk down the aisle. But losing his job destroys that dream, and when he finds a particularly potent drink at his local bar, he goes on a very strange and funny rampage (with a lion in tow). 89 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Thu, May 25
2:00 pm

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Films, May 25, 2017, 05/25/2017, Preston Sturges' The Sin of Harold Diddlebock (1947): Let's Get Drunk
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Stars: Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen Henderson.A working-class African-American father tries to raise his family in the 1950s, while coming to terms with the events of his life. 139 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Thu, May 25
4:00 pm

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Films, May 25, 2017, 05/25/2017, Denzel Washington's Fences (2016): Viola Davis' Oscar
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Stars: Albert Finney, Jacqueline Bisset, Anthony Andrews.The last 24 hours in the life of Geoffrey Firmin, a lonely, depressed English consul who retreats to alcohol for solace.112 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Fri, May 26
1:00 pm

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Films, May 26, 2017, 05/26/2017, John Huston's Oscar Nominee Under the Volcano (1984): At the Very End
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A film of the Frederick Ashton retrospective program performed at Covent Garden in 1970.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Wed, May 31
1:00 pm

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Screenings, May 31, 2017, 05/31/2017, Dance on Film: Frederick Ashton
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Stars: Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová, Hugh Walsh.A modern-day musical about a busker and an immigrant and their eventful week in Dublin, as they write, rehearse and record songs that tell their love story. 85 minutes
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Thu, Jun 1
6:00 pm

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Films, June 01, 2017, 06/01/2017, John Carney's Once (2007): Musicians' Love Story
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Stars: Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline, Peter MacNicol.After spending time with his new neighbors, an aspiring writer realizes they are harboring deep secrets that will forever change him. 150 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Fri, Jun 9
1:00 pm

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Films, June 09, 2017, 06/09/2017, Alan J. Pakula's Sophie's Choice (1982): Streep's Oscar-Winning Performance
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