NYIT Screenings April 5-7

New Plaza Cinema is pleased to announce another run of screenings at the New York Institute of Technology’ state-of-the-art auditorium this weekend, located at 1871 Broadway between 61st and 62nd Streets.

Due to limited box office space, we advise that you purchase your tickets online in advance, either through the links in our subscriber email or directly on the website.

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The box office will open 20 minutes before the first show and is CASH ONLY. Unfortunately we are not able to accept credit cards at this time.

Assisted Listening Devices may be available for certain films, please check at the box office.

We will be screening four films on Friday, two on Saturday and four on Sunday with some special Q&A sessions for selective screenings. All according to the following schedule:

Friday, 4/5

2:00 pm – Shoplifters

PALME D’OR – 2018 CANNES FILM FESTIVAL

A Tokyo family of small time crooks take in a child they find outside in the cold, with life-changing consequences for each one of them.

“A beautifully felt family drama. Kore-eda has the sensitive, calibrated touch of a master safecracker, and he’s a virtuoso of emotional and narrative buildup.”

Manohla Dargis, NY Times

4:15 pm – The World Before Your Feet

For over six years – for reasons he can’t explain – Matt Green has been walking every block of every NYC street: a journey of more than 8000 miles. This film recounts his unexpected journey of discovery, humanity and wonder that ensues.

6:00 pm – Roma

2019 ACADEMY AWARD WINNER:
BEST DIRECTOR
BEST FOREIGN FILM
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

A year in the life of a middle class family’s maid in Mexico City in the turbulent early 1970s – director Cuaron’s (Y Tu Mama Tambien, Children of Men) multi-Oscar-winning, intimate epic.

8:45 pm – Green Book

2019 ACADEMY AWARD WINNER:
BEST PICTURE
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

A working-class Italian-American bouncer (Viggo Mortensen) becomes the driver for an African-American classical pianist (Mahershala Ali) on a road trip through the early 1960’s American Sought in this year’s crowd-pleasing (and controversial) Oscar winner.

“Green Book may well move you, possibly to tears, at the thought of real social change and kindness (at a time when we need it badly).”

Joshua Rothkopf, Time Out

Saturday, 4/6

6:00 pm – Green Book

A working-class Italian-American bouncer (Viggo Mortensen) becomes the driver for an African-American classical pianist (Mahershala Ali) on a road trip through the early 1960’s American South in this year’s crowd-pleasing (and controversial) Oscar winner.

8:30 pm – Roma

A year in the life of a middle class family’s maid in Mexico City in the turbulent early 1970s – director Cuaron’s (Y Tu Mama Tambien, Children of Men) multi-Oscar-winning, intimate epic.

“An expansive, emotional portrait of life buffeted by violent forces, and a masterpiece.”

Manohla Dargis, NY Times

Sunday, 4/7

2:00 pm – CATVIDEOFEST 2019

CatVideoFest curates a compilation reel of the latest, best cat videos culled from countless hours of unique submissions and sourced animations, music videos, and, of course, classic internet powerhouses.

Screening events take place all over the world in a host of venues and raise money for cats in need, often through partnerships with local cat charities, animal welfare organizations, and shelters to identify how best to serve cats in the area.

3:30 pm – Green Book

A working-class Italian-American bouncer (Viggo Mortensen) becomes the driver for an African-American classical pianist (Mahershala Ali) on a road trip through the early 1960’s American Sought in this year’s crowd-pleasing (and controversial) Oscar winner.

There will be a special Q&A session following this screening.

6:30 pm – The World Before Your Feet

For over six years – for reasons he can’t explain – Matt Green has been walking every block of every NYC street: a journey of more than 8000 miles. This film recounts his unexpected journey of discovery, humanity and wonder that ensues.

“New York, New York, it’s a wonderful town. This movie proves it like none other.”

Rex Reed, NY Observer

This screening will be followed by a Q&A session with the film’s director Jeremy Workman, and subject Matt Green.

8:30 pm – Roma

A year in the life of a middle class family’s maid in Mexico City in the turbulent early 1970s – director Cuaron’s (Y Tu Mama Tambien, Children of Men) multi-Oscar-winning, intimate epic.


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