We are pleased to announce a special screening of films on Saturday the 27th at the New York Institute of Technology’s state-of-the-art theater located at 1871 Broadway (between 61st and 62nd Street). We will be showing three films, with some exciting post-film Q&A discussions.
Please join us at 6:30 pm for a special tribute screening of Faces Places to honor the life of New Wave French director Agnes Varda. A post-film discussion will follow the screening between Barbara Quant and Toby Talbot. After the discussion, there will be a dessert, wine and cheese reception for all attendees.
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.
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.
The films will be shown according to the following schedule:
1:30 pm – Gloria Bell
A free-spirited divorcee (Julianne Moore) spends her nights on the dance floor, joyfully letting loose at clubs around Los Angeles. She soon finds herself thrust into an unexpected new romance, filled with the joys of budding love and the complications of dating.
“The Chilean writer-director Sebastián Lelio teams up with aManohla Dargis, NY Times
transcendently perfect Julianne Moore for Gloria Bell, a redo of his
also wonderful movie Gloria.”
3:45 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 with director Jeremy Workman and the film’s subject Matt Green.
6:30 pm – Faces Places
Director Agnès Varda and photographer and muralist JR journey through rural France and form an unlikely friendship.
“Sheer perfection – that’s the phrase that springs to mind when describing the humanist miracle that is Faces Places, the year’s best and most beguiling documentary.”Peter Travers, Rolling Stone
Q&A to follow with Larry Kardish (a film expert who was formerly the film curator for MoMA and who knew Agnes Varda) and Toby Talbot (close friend of Agnes Varda)
Q&A to be followed by a dessert, wine and cheese event.
Tickets for this event are $30.
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