In the past decade, a new generation of New Yorkers has emerged to document wild explorations in — and histories of — the city’s hidden corners. On Nov. 20, they’ll share their stories.
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.
One big fat wedding of art and politics arrived in New York this weekend with the premiere of “Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays,” featuring pieces by Moises Kaufman and Neil LaBute, among others.
The story of how two strangers conspired to save an abandoned rail in the late ’90s and transform it into a vital urban park.
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.
A new exhibition and film examine the legacy of the New York Photo League, a cooperative of radical photographers. MetroFocus looked into their contentious past and influence on current art and politics.