reelinsiderREEL INSIDER

Seasonal series featuring previews of independent and international films. Screenings are followed by discussions with directors, screenwriters, actors, critics, and other film artists. Before the films, enjoy complimentary wine, beer, and cheese receptions. Some past films include CRAZY HEART with film critic Rafer Guzman, THE BOYS ARE BACK with director Scott Hicks, IN THE LOOP with actor David Rasche and MOON with director Duncan Jones.
Sponsored by the Laurence W. Levine Foundation

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Featuring renowned film artists in conversation with established film critics. Actors, directors, screenwriters and more will discuss their careers and share thoughts and stories about their films. Featured guests have included Gabriel Byrne (THE USUAL SUSPECTS, MILLER’S CROSSING), Susan Sarandon (ATLANTIC CITY, BULL DURHAM, DEAD MAN WALKING), Charles Grodin (MIDNIGHT RUN) and Frank Langella (FROST/NIXON, DRACULA, STARTING OUT IN THE EVENING).

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topdocsTOP DOCS

A series that will present high-profile documentaries hot off the festival circuit from around the world. Programmed films will present and examine a broad range of issues, individuals and communities in the United States and around the world. Filmmakers, critics and other speakers will often be present for post-film discussions.
Sponsored by Frank V. Sica.

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womeninfilmWOMEN ON FILM

Critic Caryn James (NewsweekNew York Times) leads discussions about the depiction of women onscreen and the state of women making films. Films will primarily be new releases and will often feature discussions with filmmakers and actors. Some past films include BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S Q&A with author Sam Wasson and HEY BOO: HARPER LEE AND ‘TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD’ Q&A with filmmaker Mary Murphy.

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cinemaessentialsCINEMA ESSENTIALS

Monthly series screening films made between 1930 and 1980. Some past films include THE APARTMENT (1960), ANNIE HALL (1977), REAR WINDOW (1954), THE TAKING OF PELHAM ONE TWO THREE (1976), MONTY PYTHON AND THE HOLY GRAIL (1975), and 12 ANGRY MEN (1957).
Sponsored by Bistro Rollin

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familyflicksFAMILY FLICKS

Series of wonderful films, classic and contemporary, that the whole family can enjoy together. The first six films of 2011 will be ET (1982) on March 27th, CHARLOTTE’S WEB (1973) on April 23rd, THE MUPPETS TAKE MANHATTAN on May 21st, GHOSTBUSTERS on June 25th, BLACK STALLION on July 23rd, and 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA. on August 13th. Past films include BABE (1995), WIZARD OF OZ (1939), and LITTLE WOMEN (1994).
Sponsored by the Westchester Parent.

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Now in its tenth year, an annual film festival celebrating the rich tradition of Italian cinema. For the past few years, The Picture House has partnered with the Miami Italian Film Festival to bring brand new films from Italy to the New York area. Sponsored by the Generoso Pope Foundation.

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globallensGLOBAL LENS

Series featuring international narrative films in partnership with the Global Film Initiative whose mission it is to promote cross-cultural understanding through the medium of cinema. The ten films shown in 2010 were from countries as far ranging as Uruguay, Vietnam, Iran, Algeria, China, Peru and Serbia.
Sponsored by the Brightwater Fund.

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