all stories tagged "film"

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November 22, 2011 12:30 PM | Comments
My life in New York City began at age 17 so I can connect on a personal level to the characters in this novel.
Daniel T. Allen  |  November 18, 2011 4:00 AM | 2 Comments
Filmmaker Robert Weide has made a career producing documentaries about his cultural heroes. For his latest film, he gained unprecedented access to Woody Allen.VIDEO
Steve Rosenbaum  |  November 17, 2011 2:29 PM | 1 Comment
As New York City's newly named, first-ever Entrepreneur At Large, how can I help the city's vibrant start-up community make the city a haven for other entrepreneurs? VIDEO
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Paula J. Massood  |  November 14, 2011 6:00 PM | Comments

This year marks the twentieth anniversary of Spike Lee’s “Jungle Fever.” The film is often overlooked, but what it reveals about race relations in New York, most especially Harlem in the late 1980s and early 1990s, is worth revisiting.

Jessica Cronstein for Urban Omnibus  |  November 3, 2011 3:06 PM | Comments
The films at DOC NYC cross disciplines and generations in order to introduce a new audience to documentary films. Here are a selection of films that feature the city in a starring role.VIDEO
November 3, 2011 1:30 PM | Comments
A film about coming to New York City that I must have watched about a hundred times. VIDEO
Jem Cohen  |  November 3, 2011 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
Filmmaker Jem Cohen explains how the purely lyrical film he intended to make became political after his footage was confiscated by the authorities.VIDEO
November 1, 2011 1:30 PM | Comments
My neighborhood in Brooklyn has quirky houses from another era.
Poltergeist, a 1982 classic directed by Tobe Hooper screens as part of the part of the Lincoln Center Film Societies Scar Movie Series. It is screningSat Oct 29: 5:15 pm at the Walter Reade Theater in Manhattan. Photo courtesy of the Film Society at Lincoln Center
Matt Draper  |  October 26, 2011 10:21 AM | 1 Comment
Aged out of your naughty nurse outfit? Check out our Halloween events for grown-ups.
This year's documentary festival season offers an exciting array of non-fiction works for everyone. Flickr/Purple DeeBee
John Farley  |  October 6, 2011 4:00 AM | Comments
Six festivals, either specializing in or featuring multiple documentaries, are here for your autumnal viewing pleasure.VIDEO
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