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Now in its sixth New York Baltic Film Festival (NYBFF) presented by Scandinavia House returns on November 8-19, 2023 as a hybrid festival. November 8th to the 12th, 2023 the festival will be in-person at the Scandinavia House (58 Park Ave, NY NY) and virtually November 10 to 19.
The Opening Night Celebration on Wednesday, November 8 will feature the North American Premiere of Remember to Blink (Per Arti, Lithuania, 2023), Austėja Urbaitė's captivating drama exploring cultural conflicts that arise from a French couple's adoption of two Lithuanian children. The screening will be followed by a reception. The full festival lineup will be announced on September 26, featuring seven premieres (international or North American) and major festival award winners..
To learn more, go to: https://www.balticfilmfestival.com/
New York Baltic Film Festival.November 8 - 12, 2023 at Scandinavia HouseNovember 10 - 19, 2023 Online
Scandinavia House58 Park AveNew York, NY 10016
Woodstock New York is known for its rich musical history and tradition, but it’s also home to the stellar Woodstock Film Festival. Running September 26th to October 1, 2023, the WFF once again is highlighting music in film, and this year’s Focus on Music lineup is particularly strong, featuring 8 live exceptional performances by The Zombies, Kiefer Sutherland, Michael Imperioli, the Maverick Sextet, Kishi Bashi, Emily Sprague, Javon Jackson, and Linda Richards, along with 6 full-length music films, and 12 music videos.
Narrative features include Larry Fessenden’s Blackout, in which a reclusive painter becomes a bloodthirsty werewolf when night falls. In Aaron Rookus’ Goodbye Stranger a curator for a music streaming service is torn between a stable lawyer girlfriend and his la bohème author and ex-boyfriend. The documentary The New Americans: Gaming a Revolution is a manic look at the overflow of information, consumerism, and memes behind American culture in the 2020s.
The festival will combine cinema and music with a series of film and concert combos. Hung Up on a Dream: The Zombies Documentary is a look at the classic British pop act, their ups and downs, and how they’ve persisted over the decades as the face of the British Invasion. Followed by the screening of the documentary on Friday, September 29th, will be a live performance by Colin Blunstone and Rod Argent of The Zombies. The documentary Texas Music Revolution follows the music festival of the same name, founded by the station manager of KHYI-FM in Dallas as they persevere to put on their 25th show while contending with the Pandemic, artists in crisis, and the elements. After the screening will be a special acoustic music performance to follow by actor/musician Kiefer Sutherland. A Song Film By Kishi Bashi: Omoiyari is a deeply personal documentary as filmmaker and acclaimed multi-instrumentalist Kishi Bashi embarks on a quest to fully understand his identity as a first-generation Japanese American. A special acoustic performance by Kishi Bashi will follow the film.
There’s also shorts, music videos, panel discussions, and much much more to see at the Woodstock Film Festival.
To learn more, go to: https://woodstockfilmfestival.org/
Woodstock Film FestivalSeptember 26 - October 1, 2023
Various Venues in Woodstock, NY
The blazing heat of Summer is winding down, and now the more pleasant cool air of the fall is heading our way, which means we still have some time to enjoy nights outdoor before the Winter chill. The Hudson Yards Movie Nights is just the way to spend those autumn evenings. Running every Friday night from September 15th to October 27th at the Hudson Yards Public Square & Gardens on a 30ft tall screen. Screenings are FREE for all visitors, and seating is open to the public on a first-come, first-serve basis (Wells Fargo customers will receive priority seating for screenings).
Films being screened are:
● September 15th – Miss Congeniality
● September 22nd – Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
● September 29th – Crazy, Stupid Love
● October 6th – What A Girl Wants
● October 13th – Practical Magic
● October 20th – The Witches
● October 27th – Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride
Guests can also watch the films from Verano, the new outdoor restaurant in the Public Square & Gardens, while enjoying casual Mexican street-food-inspired fare.
To learn more, go to: https://www.hudsonyardsnewyork.com/movie-nights
Hudson Yards Movie NightsEvery Friday Night from September 15th - October 27th, 2023
Hudson Yards Public Square & Gardens11th Avenue and Hudson Blvd ENew York, NY 10001
Lawrence of Arabia
Cinema larger than life is coming to New York’s historic Paris Theater (4 West 58th Street). Big & Loud is a celebration of the spectacle, wonder, and majesty of film, running September 1 - 24. The series boasts 48 screenings of 29 films presented in 70mm and ATMOS sound at one of New York’s most massive theaters.
Films include perennial classics such as Lawrence of Arabia, Michael Mann’s gritty crime thriller Heat, the fanciful Playtime from Jacques Tati, and William Friedkin’s underrated tense drama, Sorcerer.
To learn more, go to: https://www.paristheaternyc.com/series/big-loud/
Big & LoudSeptember 1 - 24, 2024
The Paris Theater4 West 58th StreetNew York, NY 10019
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