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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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We make sure that New Yorkers and visitors to New York are informed about ALL free events, ALL free things to do that happen in New York City. The variety and quality are just mind boggling!

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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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78 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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Stars: Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, Elle Fanning. The unexpected arrival of a wounded Union soldier at a girls school in Virginia during the American Civil War leads to jealousy and betrayal. 93 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tue, Nov 21
12:00 pm

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Films, November 21, 2017, 11/21/2017, Sofia Coppola's The Beguiled (2007): Civil War Drama
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Stars: Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn. The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and led the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks. 216 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tue, Nov 21
2:00 pm

Free
Films, November 21, 2017, 11/21/2017, David Lean's Lawrence of Arabia  (1962): Epic Won 7 Oscars
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Stars: Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, John Goodman. An undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin during the Cold War to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and recover a missing list of double agents. 115 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tue, Nov 21
6:00 pm

Free
Films, November 21, 2017, 11/21/2017, David Leitch's Atomic Blonde (2017): Cold War Spy Thriller
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Stars: Steve Martin, John Candy, Laila Robins. A man must struggle to travel home for Thanksgiving with an obnoxious slob of a shower curtain ring salesman as his only companion. 93 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Wed, Nov 22
11:30 am

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Films, November 22, 2017, 11/22/2017, John Hughes' Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987): Thanksgiving Trek Home
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***CANCELLED*** Stars: Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett, Elizabeth Taylor. The father of a young woman deals with the emotional pain of her getting married, along with the financial and organizational trouble of arranging the wedding. 92 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Wed, Nov 22
6:00 pm

Free
Films, November 22, 2017, 11/22/2017, CANCELLED***Vincente Minnelli's Father of the Bride (1950): Wedding Comedy***CANCELLED
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Stars: Michael Douglas, Benicio Del Toro, Catherine Zeta-Jones. A conservative judge is appointed by the President to spearhead America's escalating war against drugs, only to discover that his teenage daughter is a crack addict. Two DEA agents protect an informant. A jailed drug baron's wife attempts to carry on the family business. 147 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Fri, Nov 24
2:00 pm

Free
Films, November 24, 2017, 11/24/2017, Steven Soderbergh's Traffic (2000): Won 4 Oscars
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Stars: Colin Farrell, Q'orianka Kilcher, Christopher Plummer. The story of the English exploration of Virginia, and of the changing world and loves of Pocahontas. 135 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Fri, Nov 24
2:15 pm

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Films, November 24, 2017, 11/24/2017, Terrence Malick's The New World (2005): John Smith and Pocahontas
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Stars: Michael F.assbender, Alicia Vikander, Rachel Weisz. A lighthouse keeper and his wife living off the coast of Western Australia raise a baby they rescue from a drifting rowing boat. 133 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Sat, Nov 25
1:00 pm

Free
Films, November 25, 2017, 11/25/2017, Derek Cianfrance's The Light Between Oceans (2016): Orphaned on the Sea
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Stars: Naomi Watts, Jaeden Lieberher, Jacob Tremblay. With instructions from her genius son's carefully crafted notebook, a single mother sets out to rescue a young girl from the hands of her abusive stepfather. 105 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Sat, Nov 25
2:00 pm

Free
Films, November 25, 2017, 11/25/2017, Colin Trevorrow's The Book of Henry (2017): Genius Boy Rescues Girl
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A Dutch matron establishes and, for several generations, oversees a close-knit, matriarchal community where feminism and liberalism thrive. 102 min. In Dutch with English subtitles.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Sat, Nov 25
2:00 pm

Free
Films, November 25, 2017, 11/25/2017, Marleen Gorris' Antonia's Line (1995): Oscar-Winning Dutch Film
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Stars: Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Robert Downey Jr. Peter Parker balances his life as an ordinary high school student in Queens with his superhero alter-ego Spider-Man, and finds himself on the trail of a new menace prowling the skies of New York City. 133 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Mon, Nov 27
11:00 am

Free
Films, November 27, 2017, 11/27/2017, Jon Watts' Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017): Yet Another Web-Slinger
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Stars: George Peppard, Alan Ladd, Carroll Baker. Jonas Cord is a disagreeable rich young tycoon on the corporate make, with some subplots about booze, broads and Hollywood in the 1930's. 150 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Mon, Nov 27
2:00 pm

Free
Films, November 27, 2017, 11/27/2017, Edward Dmytryk's The Carpetbaggers (1964): Young Tycoon on the Make
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A study of the friendship between a Chinese woman and a fisherman who came to Italy from Yugoslavia many years ago, who live in a small city-island in the Veneto lagoon. 98 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Mon, Nov 27
3:15 pm

Free
Films, November 27, 2017, 11/27/2017, Andrea Segre's Shun Li and the Poet (2011): Drama from Italy
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Stars: Audrey Hepburn, Alan Arkin, Richard Crenna. A recently blinded woman is terrorized by a trio of thugs while they search for a heroin-stuffed doll they believe is in her apartment. 108 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Mon, Nov 27
6:00 pm

Free
Films, November 27, 2017, 11/27/2017, Terence Young's Wait Until Dark (1967): Blind Woman Terrorized
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Stars: Ansel Elgort, Jon Bernthal, Jon Hamm. After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail. 112 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tue, Nov 28
12:00 pm

Free
Films, November 28, 2017, 11/28/2017, Edgar Wright's Baby Driver (2017): Surprise Summer Hit
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Stars: Bela Lugosi, Helen Chandler, David Manners. The ancient vampire Count Dracula arrives in England and begins to prey upon the virtuous young Mina. 85 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tue, Nov 28
2:00 pm

Free
Films, November 28, 2017, 11/28/2017, Tod Browning's Dracula (1931): Horror Classic
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Unseen for more than thirty years prior to its 2015 screening at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, Losing Ground was among the first feature length movies produced by a black woman filmmaker. The film delves into the interior lives of a married philosophy professor and a visual artist. It stars theater actor and director Seret Scott and celebrated filmmaker Bill Gunn. 86 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tue, Nov 28
2:30 pm

Free
Films, November 28, 2017, 11/28/2017, Kathleen Collins' Losing Ground (1982): A Married Couple's Life
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James Baldwin (1924-1987) was at once a major twentieth century American author, a Civil Rights activist and, for two crucial decades, a prophetic voice calling Americans, Black and white, to confront their shared racial tragedy. The film captures on film the passionate intellect and courageous writing of a man who was born black, impoverished, gay and gifted. 87 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tue, Nov 28
4:00 pm

Free
Films, November 28, 2017, 11/28/2017, James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket (1990): PBS Documentary
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A documentary about Jewish refugees from Nazi Europe who, at a time when all doors were closed to them, found sanctuary in Shanghai, thanks to the intervention of Chinese diplomat Ho Feng Shan who as Chinese consul in Vienna defied the Nazis and his own government by issuing travel visas to the desperate refugees. 88 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tue, Nov 28
5:00 pm

Free
Films, November 28, 2017, 11/28/2017, Rene Balcer's Above the Drowning Sea (2017): Documentary about Jewish Refugees in Shanghai during WWII
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A young woman separated from her lover by war faces a life-altering decision. 91 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tue, Nov 28
6:30 pm

Free
Films, November 28, 2017, 11/28/2017, French Cinema: Jacques Demy's The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)
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A 50-year-old housewife struggles with her dilemma - she has to choose between her family life and her passion, writing, which she had repressed for years. She decides to follow her passion and plunges herself into writing, sacrificing to it mentally and physically. 107 min. Following the screening, filmmaker Ana Urushadze will discuss her work. A reception will follow the screening.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Tue, Nov 28
7:00 pm

Free
Films, November 28, 2017, 11/28/2017, Ana Urushadze's Scary Mother (2017): Award-Winning Georgian Film
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A guest host will present the work of modern dance pioneer Doris Humphrey.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Wed, Nov 29
1:00 pm

Free
Screenings, November 29, 2017, 11/29/2017, Dance on Film: Doris Humphrey
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Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Laurence Harvey, Eddie Fisher. A Manhattan call girl has a tragic affair with a rich married man. 109 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Thu, Nov 30
1:00 pm

Free
Films, November 30, 2017, 11/30/2017, Daniel Mann's Butterfield 8 (1960): Oscar for Elizabeth Taylor
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Stars: Bela Lugosi, Helen Chandler, David Manners. The ancient vampire Count Dracula arrives in England and begins to prey upon the virtuous young Mina. 85 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Thu, Nov 30
1:00 pm

Free
Films, November 30, 2017, 11/30/2017, Tod Browning's Dracula (1931): Horror Classic
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Stars: Keanu Reeves, Riccardo Scamarcio, Ian McShane. After returning to the criminal underworld to repay a debt, John Wick discovers that a large bounty has been put on his life. 122 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Thu, Nov 30
2:00 pm

Free
Films, November 30, 2017, 11/30/2017, Chad Stahelski's John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017): Ex-Criminal's Return
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Stars: Rex Harrison, Constance Cummings, Kay Hammond. Charles and his second wife, Ruth, are haunted by the spirit of his first wife, Elvira. Medium Madame Arcati tries to help things out by contacting the ghost. 96 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Thu, Nov 30
2:00 pm

Free
Films, November 30, 2017, 11/30/2017, David Lean's Blithe Spirit (1945): Oscar-Winning Noel Coward Comedy
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A young woman separated from her lover by war faces a life-altering decision. 91 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Thu, Nov 30
2:00 pm

Free
Films, November 30, 2017, 11/30/2017, French Cinema: Jacques Demy's The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)
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Stars: Kate Mara, Ramon Rodriguez, Tom Felton. Based on the true life story of a young Marine corporal whose unique discipline and bond with her military combat dog saved many lives during their deployment in Iraq. 116 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Thu, Nov 30
2:00 pm

Free
Films, November 30, 2017, 11/30/2017, Gabriela Cowperthwaite's Megan Leavey (2017): Iraq War Drama
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Stars: Ansel Elgort, Jon Bernthal, Jon Hamm. After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail. 112 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Thu, Nov 30
4:00 pm

Free
Films, November 30, 2017, 11/30/2017, Edgar Wright's Baby Driver (2017): Surprise Summer Hit
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Stars: Mickey Rourke, Robert De Niro, Lisa Bonet. Harry Angel is a private investigator. He is hired by a man who calls himself Louis Cyphre to track down a singer called Johnny Favorite. But the investigation takes an unexpected and somber turn. 113 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Thu, Nov 30
6:00 pm

Free
Films, November 30, 2017, 11/30/2017, Alan Parker's Angel Heart (1987): Private-Eye Horror
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A special screening and lively discussion with the filmmaker  Eddie Rosenstein, the artictect Evan Wolfson and Senior Vice President for Social Justice, Maya Wiley. About the flim...Evan Wolfson, the architect of same-sex marriage, and his colleagues led a decades long battle to win rights for LGBT people, culminating dramatically at the U.S. Supreme Court. This is the surprising story of the most successful – and perhaps most inspiring – civil rights movement of our time.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Thu, Nov 30
6:00 pm

Free
Films, November 30, 2017, 11/30/2017, The Freedom to Marry: Film Screening and Discussion
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From a graffiti artist speaking out against domestic violence in the favelas of Brazil to a dancer rehabilitating sex-trafficking survivors in India, this film follows four women from around the world who use art to empower women and girls. 87 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Thu, Nov 30
6:00 pm

Free
Films, November 30, 2017, 11/30/2017, Sophia Kruz's Little Stones (2017): Empowered Women
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Celebrated for her eccentric outfits and intimate friend of designers Karl Lagerfeld, Dolce & Gabbana, de Castelbajac and Manolo Blahnik, Anna Piaggi was the living testament to the cross pollination of art, society and culture, changing fashion and proclaiming its success on a global scale. Followed by a Q&A with the director.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Fri, Dec 1
5:00 pm

Free
Films, December 01, 2017, 12/01/2017, Alina Marazzi's Anna Piaggi: A Dreamer in the Fashion World (2016): Italian Documentary
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Stars: Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, Naomi Watts. A young girl comes of age in a dysfunctional family of nonconformist nomads with a mother who's an eccentric artist and an alcoholic father who would stir the children's imagination with hope as a distraction to their poverty. 127 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Sat, Dec 2
2:00 pm

Free
Films, December 02, 2017, 12/02/2017, Destin Daniel Cretton's The Glass Castle (2017): Noncomformist Family
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Stars: Cher, Nicolas Cage, Olympia Dukakis. Loretta Castorini, a book keeper from Brooklyn, New York, finds herself in a difficult situation when she falls for the brother of the man she has agreed to marry. 102 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Mon, Dec 4
1:00 pm

Free
Films, December 04, 2017, 12/04/2017, Norman Jewison's Moonstruck (1987): Oscar-Winning Comedy
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Stars: Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, Marjorie Reynolds . At an inn which is only open on holidays, a crooner and a hoofer vie for the affections of a beautiful up-and-coming performer. 100 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Mon, Dec 4
2:00 pm

Free
Films, December 04, 2017, 12/04/2017, Mark Sandrich's Holiday Inn (1942): Oscar-Winning Musical
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Renate Lanotte, long time meditator, leads this deep and engaging meditation workshop.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Mon, Dec 4
2:00 pm

Free
Films, December 04, 2017, 12/04/2017, Finding Inner Peace and Calmness through Meditation
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Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Marlon Brando, Brian Keith. A bizarre tale of sex, betrayal, and perversion at a military post. 108 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Mon, Dec 4
6:00 pm

Free
Films, December 04, 2017, 12/04/2017, John Huston's Reflections in a Golden Eye (1967): Carson McCullers Adaptation
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Visual AIDS has commissioned seven artists -- Mykki Blanco, Cheryl Dunye & Ellen Spiro, Reina Gossett, Thomas Allen Harris, Kia LaBeija, Tiona Nekkia McClodden, and Brontez Purnell -- to create short videos about the ongoing HIV/AIDS crisis. The video program, titled ALTERNATE ENDINGS, RADICAL BEGINNINGS, is the 28th iteration of Visual AIDS’s longstanding Day With(out) Art project. Curated by Erin Christovale and Vivian Crockett, ALTERNATE ENDINGS, RADICAL BEGINNINGS looks to prioritize black narratives within the ongoing AIDS epidemic. A talkback featuring commissioned artists Thomas Allen Harris, Cheryl Dunye and Ellen Spiro in conversation with curators Erin Christovale and Vivian Crockett follows the Schomburg screening.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Mon, Dec 4
6:30 pm

Free
Videos, December 04, 2017, 12/04/2017, 2017 Visual AIDS Day With(out) Art
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Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Paul Newman, Burl Ives. Brick, an alcoholic ex-football player, drinks his days away and resists the affections of his wife, Maggie. His reunion with his father, Big Daddy, who is dying of cancer, jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son. 108 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Wed, Dec 6
6:00 pm

Free
Films, December 06, 2017, 12/06/2017, Richard Brooks' Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958): Tennessee Williams Drama
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Stars: Menashe Lustig, Yoel Falkowitz, Ruben Niborski. Within Brooklyn's ultra-orthodox Jewish community, a widower battles for custody of his son. A tender drama performed entirely in Yiddish, the film intimately explores the nature of faith and the price of parenthood. 82 min. In Yiddish with English subtitles.    
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Wed, Dec 6
6:30 pm

Free
Films, December 06, 2017, 12/06/2017, Joshua Z Weinstein's Menashe (2017): Custody Battle in Hasidic Community
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Stars: Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly, William Holden. A director hires an alcoholic has-been and strikes up a stormy relationship with the actor's wife, who he believes is the cause of all the man's problems. 104 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Thu, Dec 7
1:00 pm

Free
Films, December 07, 2017, 12/07/2017, George Seaton's The Country Girl (1954): Drunken Actor's Fate
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A documentary that examines the 1989 case of five black and Latino teenagers who were convicted of raping a white woman in Central Park. After having spent between 6 and 13 years each in prison, a serial rapist confessed to the crime. 119 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Thu, Dec 7
2:00 pm

Free
Films, December 07, 2017, 12/07/2017, Ken Burns' The Central Park Five (2012): Documentary on Notoriously Botched Rape Case
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Stars: James Stewart, Lee Remick, Ben Gazzara. In a murder trial, the defendant says he suffered temporary insanity after the victim raped his wife. What is the truth, and will he win his case? 140 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Thu, Dec 7
2:00 pm

Free
Films, December 07, 2017, 12/07/2017, Otto Preminger's Anatomy of a Murder (1959): Oscar-Nominated Mystery
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Stars: Rachel Weisz, Mark Wahlberg, Saoirse Ronan. A young girl who has been murdered and watches over her family - and her killer - from purgatory. She must weigh her desire for vengeance against her desire for her family to heal. 135 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Fri, Dec 8
1:00 pm

Free
Films, December 08, 2017, 12/08/2017, Peter Jackson's The Lovely Bones (2009): Murdered Girl's Ghost
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This biopic follows the journey of Raden Ajeng Kartini (April 21, 1879–September 17, 1904), an Indonesian heroine who fought for women’s emancipation and the abolishment of systemic misogyny. In her short life, Kartini empowered young women to pursue higher education and strive for their equality. 122 minutes
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Fri, Dec 8
6:30 pm

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Films, December 08, 2017, 12/08/2017, Hanung Bramantyo's Kartini (2017): Indonesian Cinema
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Shuttling back and forth between Istanbul and Hamburg, The Edge of Heaven is structured around two deaths and the ensuing collisions of three separate pairs of characters, each of which is strained and eventually estranged or separated by death: a Turkish father and son, Ali and Nejat Aksu; a Turkish mother and daughter, Yeter and Ayten Öztürk; and a German mother and daughter, Susanne and Lotte Staub. 122 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Fri, Dec 8
7:00 pm

Free
Films, December 08, 2017, 12/08/2017, Fatih Akin's The Edge of Heaven (2007): German Drama
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Discuss Born a Crime by Trevor Noah. One of the comedy world's fastest-rising stars tells his wild coming of age story during the twilight of apartheid in South Africa and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Sat, Dec 9
11:00 am

Free
Films, December 09, 2017, 12/09/2017, Fort Washington Book Discussion Group
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Stars: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac. Three decades after the Empire's defeat, a new threat arises in the militant First Order. Stormtrooper defector Finn and spare parts scavenger Rey are caught up in the Resistance's search for the missing Luke Skywalker. 136 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Sat, Dec 9
2:00 pm

Free
Films, December 09, 2017, 12/09/2017, J.J. Abrams' Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015): Space Opera Continues
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Writer James Baldwin tells the story of race in modern America with his unfinished novel, Remember This House. 93 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Sat, Dec 9
2:00 pm

Free
Films, December 09, 2017, 12/09/2017, Raoul Peck's I Am Not Your Negro (2016): Oscar-Nominated Documentary
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Buster Keaton’s first starring feature for MGM finds him as a timid New York City tintype photographer who becomes a newsreel man with some help from pretty Marceline Day and Josephine the monkey. Partially shot in NYC, there’s great footage of Fifth Avenue and Yankee Stadium. 69 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Sat, Dec 9
2:30 pm

Free
Films, December 09, 2017, 12/09/2017, Edward Sedgwick's The Cameraman (1928): Buster Keaton's First Starring Feature
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Stars: Don DeFore, Ann Harding, Charles Ruggles. A homeless New Yorker moves into a mansion and along the way he gathers friends to live in the house with him. Before he knows it, he is living with the actual home owners. 116 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Mon, Dec 11
2:00 pm

Free
Films, December 11, 2017, 12/11/2017, Roy Del Ruth's It Happened on Fifth Avenue (1947): Hobo Moves into Mansion
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Stars: Simone Signoret, James Caan, Katharine Ross. A young couple who are into kinky "mind games" get more than they bargained for when a mysterious woman comes into their lives. 100 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Mon, Dec 11
6:00 pm

Free
Films, December 11, 2017, 12/11/2017, Curtis Harrington's Games (1967): Kink Overreach
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A look at the life and work of the influential fashion editor of Harpers Bazaar, Diana Vreeland. 86 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Thu, Dec 14
2:00 pm

Free
Films, December 14, 2017, 12/14/2017, Lisa Immordino Vreeland's Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel (2011): Fashion Editor's Life
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Stars: James Stewart, Wallace Ford, William H. Lynn. Due to his insistence that he has an invisible six foot-tall rabbit for a best friend, a whimsical middle-aged man is thought by his family to be insane - but he may be wiser than anyone knows. 104 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Thu, Dec 14
2:00 pm

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Films, December 14, 2017, 12/14/2017, Henry Koster's Harvey (1950): Oscar-Winning Comedy-Fantasy
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Stars: Florence Pugh, Cosmo Jarvis, Paul Hilton. In 19th-century rural England, a young bride who has been sold into marriage discovers an unstoppable desire within herself as she enters into an affair with a worker on her estate. 89 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Thu, Dec 14
4:00 pm

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Films, December 14, 2017, 12/14/2017, William Oldroyd's Lady Macbeth (2016): Bride's Awakening
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New York Opera Forum performs the complete opera by Woldgang Amadeus Mozart. A live musical recital performed in concert with piano accompaniment.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Sat, Dec 16
1:00 pm

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Films, December 16, 2017, 12/16/2017, New York Opera Forum presents Mozart's Die Zauberflote
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Stars: James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore. An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed. 130 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Sat, Dec 16
2:00 pm

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Films, December 16, 2017, 12/16/2017, Frank Capra's It's A Wonderful Life (1946): Holiday Classic
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Celebrate the 90th birthday of Ramsey Clark, former U.S. attorney general (under Lyndon B. Johnson), with a screening followed by a panel discussion.  Maya Wiley, senior vice president for Social Justice and Henry Cohen Professor of Urban Policy and Management, moderates a conversation on Clark’s legacy with Victor Navasky, publisher emeritus of The Nation; Sara Flounders, principal leader of the International Action Center; Frank Serpico,activist and former NYPD officer; and Joseph Stillman, the film’s producer and director.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Sat, Dec 16
5:00 pm

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Films, December 16, 2017, 12/16/2017, Joseph C. Stillman's Citizen Clark... A Life of Principle (2017): Documentary on LBJ's Attorney General
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Stars: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Edward Everett Horton. An American dancer comes to Britain and falls for a model whom he initially annoyed, but she mistakes him for his goofy producer. 101 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Mon, Dec 18
1:00 pm

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Films, December 18, 2017, 12/18/2017, Mark Sandrich's Top Hat (1935): Fred and Ginger Hoof It
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Screening from the Trisha Brown Archive, curated by Cori Olinghouse. - Skunk Cabbage, Salt Grass, and Waders (1967; filmed performance at Galleria - L’Attico, Rome, Festival Di Danza Vola Musica Dinamite, June 11, 1969) - Dancing on the Edge (1981, WGBH, featuring Opal Loop, Watermotor for Dancer and Camera, and Locus/Altered, with a lecture demonstration at Bennington College) - Set and Reset: Version 1 (1995, WGBH) - Aeros by Burt Barr
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Mon, Dec 18
2:00 pm

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Screenings, December 18, 2017, 12/18/2017, Celebrating the Life and Work of Dancer Trisha Brown
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Stars: Cary Grant, Loretta Young, David Niven. An angel in human form enters the life of a bishop in order to help him build a new cathedral and repair his fractured marriage. 109 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Mon, Dec 18
2:00 pm

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Films, December 18, 2017, 12/18/2017, Henry Koster's The Bishop's Wife (1947): Oscar-Winning Comedy-Fantasy
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Stars: Peter Fonda, Susan Strasberg, Bruce Dern. After his wife leaves him, a disillusioned director dives into the drug scene, trying anything his friend suggests. 82 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Mon, Dec 18
6:00 pm

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Films, December 18, 2017, 12/18/2017, Roger Corman's The Trip (1967): Drugged-Out Divorcee
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Stars: Jim Carrey, Gary Oldman, Colin Firth. An animated retelling of Charles Dickens' classic novel about a Victorian-era miser taken on a journey of self-redemption, courtesy of several mysterious Christmas apparitions. 96 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tue, Dec 19
11:30 am

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Films, December 19, 2017, 12/19/2017, Robert Zemeckis' A Christmas Carol (2009): Dickens Reboot
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The first jazz recordings were made by The Original Dixieland Jazz Band in 1917. Today we’re much more likely to be celebrating the birthdays of three great jazz artists, Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie, and Thelonious Monk, all of them born in 1917. Happily, there is great film footage for all three, documenting their youthful as well as their mature moments as performers.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tue, Dec 19
7:30 pm

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Screenings, December 19, 2017, 12/19/2017, Happy Birthday Ella, Dizzy, and Monk: recordings of the jazz legends
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The first jazz recordings were made by The Original Dixieland Jazz Band in 1917. Today we’re much more likely to be celebrating the birthdays of three great jazz artists, Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie, and Thelonious Monk, all of them born in 1917. Happily, there is great film footage for all three, documenting their youthful as well as their mature moments as performers. Scenes Through the Cinema Lens is a free film retrospective focusing on the performing arts curated by Krin Gabbard, professor of Jazz Studies at Columbia University. 
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tue, Dec 19
7:30 pm

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Screenings, December 19, 2017, 12/19/2017, Scenes Through the Cinema Lens: Happy Birthday Ella, Dizzy, and Monk
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Stars: Judy Garland, Margaret O'Brien, Mary Astor. In the year leading up to the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair, the four Smith daughters learn lessons of life and love, even as they prepare for a reluctant move to New York. 113 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Wed, Dec 20
6:00 pm

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Films, December 20, 2017, 12/20/2017, Vincente Minnelli's Meet Me in St. Louis (1944): 4 Oscar Nominations
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Stars: Joan Crawford, Dennis Morgan, David Brian. A tough lady gangster learns that she will be totally blind within a week. She seeks help from the one eye surgeon who may be able to save her sight. 100 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Thu, Dec 21
1:00 pm

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Films, December 21, 2017, 12/21/2017, Felix Feist's This Woman Is Dangerous (1952): Blind Gun Moll in Love
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A documentary on a Palestinian farmer's chronicle of his nonviolent resistance to the actions of the Israeli army. 94 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Thu, Dec 21
2:00 pm

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Films, December 21, 2017, 12/21/2017, Emad Burnat's 5 Broken Cameras (2011): Oscar-Nominated Documentary
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Stars: Judy Garland, Margaret O'Brien, Mary Astor. In the year leading up to the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair, the four Smith daughters learn lessons of life and love, even as they prepare for a reluctant move to New York. 113 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Thu, Dec 21
2:00 pm

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Films, December 21, 2017, 12/21/2017, Vincente Minnelli's Meet Me in St. Louis (1944): 4 Oscar Nominations
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Stars: Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb. An ex-prize fighter turned longshoreman struggles to stand up to his corrupt union bosses. 108 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Thu, Dec 21
6:00 pm

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Films, December 21, 2017, 12/21/2017, Elia Kazan's On the Waterfront (1954): Winner of 8 Oscars
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Stars: Dudley Moore, Liza Minnelli, John Gielgud. Arthur is a happy drunk with no pretensions at any ambition. He is also the heir to a vast fortune which he is told will only be his if he marries Susan. 107 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Fri, Dec 22
1:00 pm

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Films, December 22, 2017, 12/22/2017, Steve Gordon's Arthur (1981): Wealthy Drunk Must Decide
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In conjunction with the Winter Wonderland: George Balanchine's The Nutcracker exhibit, guest host Alastair Macaulay will screen a 1958 television adaptation of the ballet, featuring Balanchine as Herr Drosselmeyer.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Wed, Dec 27
1:00 pm

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Screenings, December 27, 2017, 12/27/2017, The Nutcracker: A 1958 Television Adaptation with George Balanchine
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A couple who have lived together for 76 years faces the last moment of their marriage. 86 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Thu, Dec 28
2:00 pm

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Films, December 28, 2017, 12/28/2017, Mo-young Jin's My Love, Don’t Cross That River (2014): South Korean Documentary
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Stars: Cary Grant, Priscilla Lane, Raymond Massey. A drama critic learns on his wedding day that his beloved maiden aunts are homicidal maniacs, and that insanity runs in his family. 118 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Thu, Dec 28
2:00 pm

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Films, December 28, 2017, 12/28/2017, Frank Capra's Arsenic and Old Lace (1944): Insanity Runs in the Family
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Stars: Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman. Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis. 115 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Thu, Dec 28
6:00 pm

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Films, December 28, 2017, 12/28/2017, Steven Spielberg's Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981): Winner of 4 Oscars
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Choice moments in cinema history when stars who can act and sing are presented at their most glamorous. You’ll see distinguished jazz singers like Abbey Lincoln, Peggy Lee, and Billie Holiday, all of whom successfully made the transition to cinema. You’ll also watch timeless performances by the best singer/actresses, including Judy Garland, Diana Ross, and Marilyn Monroe.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tue, Mar 21
7:30 pm

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Screenings, March 20, 2018, 03/20/2018, Performances by Judy Garland, Diana Ross, Marilyn Monroe, and more
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Filmmakers don’t always get it right when they put jazz into their films, but when they do, it should be celebrated. You’ll see Benny Goodman with his quartet and big band in Hollywood Hotel (1937), Nat King Cole in The Blue Gardenia (1953), Duke Ellington in Murder at the Vanities (1934), and much more.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tue, May 9
7:30 pm

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Screenings, May 08, 2018, 05/08/2018, The Best Jazz in the Movies: Benny Goodman, Nat King Cole and others
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