NYIT Screenings Sept 14th – 15th

Screening August 3rd and 4th at the New York Institute of Technology’s state-of-the-art theater located at 1871 Broadway (between 61st and 62nd Street).

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.

Click on the showtime links below to purchase tickets:

Saturday 9/14

1:00 pm 9/14 – One Child Nation

In English and Mandarin with English subtitles.
After becoming a mother, a filmmaker uncovers the untold history of China’s one-child policy and the generations of parents and children who were forever shaped by it.

Directors: Nanfu Wang and Jialing Zhang
Official Selection: Sundance Film Festival 2019
Official Selection: Tribeca Film Festival 2019
(2019 – 85 minutes – Rated R)

“Soul baring and furious….an essential account of one battle in the continuing war over women’s bodies, one that…is in no way limited to China.”

-Manohla Dargis, NY Times

3pm 9/14 – Pavarotti

An Oscar-winning director presents a big-canvas look at the life and work of opera legend Luciano Pavarotti, with a diverse cast of interviewees including Spike Lee, Princess Diana, Bono, Stevie Wonder, Phil Donahue, Nelson Mandela….

Director: Ron Howard
(2019 – 114 minutes – Rated PG-13)

“…you’d be hard pressed to deny that the void Pavarotti left in terms of worldwide exposure to classical music has not yet begun to be shoveled in.”

Glenn Kenny,  Rogerebert.com   

5:30 pm 9/14 – Honeyland

In Turkish with English subtitles.
A lyrical documentary about a lone Macedonian beekeeper’s life and labors.

Official Submission from North Macedonia for Best International Film
— 2020 Academy Awards.

Directors: Tamara Kotsevksa and Ljubomir Stefanov
Official Selection: Sundance Film Festival 2019
(2019 – 87 minutes – Not Rated)

“The opening minutes of ‘Honeyland’ are as astonishing -as sublime and strange and full of human and natural beauty – as anything I’ve ever seen in a movie.”

A. O. Scott- NY Times

7:30 pm 9/14 – Yesterday

A struggling musician – after waking up in an alternate timeline where they never existed- realizes he’s the only person on Earth who can remember the Beatles… From Oscar winning director Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire) and scribe Richard Curtis (Four Weddings and a Funeral), this droll fantasy is one of the year’s true ‘sleeper’ hits. Featuring Himesh Patel and Lily James, Kate McKinnon, Ed Sheeran and of course a bundle of Fab Four tunes.

Directors: Danny Boyle
(2019 – 116 minutes – Rated PG-13)

“…daft, ingenious premise…(a) mood of breezy romantic wonder and soft, cheeky comedy.”

A. O. Scott- NY Times

Sunday 9/15

1:00 pm 9/15 – Honeyland

In Turkish with English subtitles.
A lyrical documentary about a lone Macedonian beekeeper’s life and labors.

Official Submission from North Macedonia for Best International Film
— 2020 Academy Awards.

Directors: Tamara Kotsevksa and Ljubomir Stefanov
Official Selection: Sundance Film Festival 2019
(2019 – 87 minutes – Not Rated)

“The opening minutes of ‘Honeyland’ are as astonishing -as sublime and strange and full of human and natural beauty – as anything I’ve ever seen in a movie.”

A. O. Scott- NY Times

2:40 pm 9/15 – Maiden

The story of Tracy Edwards, 24-year-old cook on charter boats,  who in 1989 became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World sailing race.

Director: Alex Holmes
Official Selection: Toronto Intl Film Festival 2018
Official Selection: Sundance Film Festival 2019
(2018 – 97 minutes – Rated PG)

“Timely and intensely relevant story about bold women breaking down barriers…..Maiden unspools a heart-pounding race around the world…”

Kate Erbland, Indiewire

4:30 pm 9/15 – Late Night

A late night TV talk show host (Emma Thompson) suspecting she may soon lose her long-running hit, shakes up her writing staff. The superb supporting cast includes screenwriter Mindy Kaling, John Lithgow, Hugh Dancy and Amy Ryan.

Director: Nisha Ganatra
(2019 – 102 minutes – Rated R)

“…adroitly works around Mindy Kaling’s stand-and-deliver acting and gives Emma Thompson the room she needs to turn a cliche into a striking character.”

Manohla Dargis, NY Times

7:30 pm 9/15 – Pavarotti

An Oscar-winning director presents a big-canvas look at the life and work of opera legend Luciano Pavarotti, with a diverse cast of interviewees including Spike Lee, Princess Diana, Bono, Stevie Wonder, Phil Donahue, Nelson Mandela….
There will be a Q&A after the screening led by Opera America CEO Marc Scorca.

Director: Ron Howard
(2019 – 114 minutes – Rated PG-13)

“…you’d be hard pressed to deny that the void Pavarotti left in terms of worldwide exposure to classical music has not yet begun to be shoveled in.”

Glenn Kenny,  Rogerebert.com   

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