Playing first at our satellite locations is Paul Goodman Changed My Life, directed by Jonathan Lee, screening at 6:30PM at JCC Manhattan. Get your tickets here. Also playing tonight: The Queen Has No Crown, directed by Tomer Heymann (pictured right.) Reserve your seats now for the JCC Manhattan, 9PM showing. All ticket holders to these films are welcome to join us from 8-9PM for a special reception, with open bar courtesy of Stella Artois Beer and 42Below.
Narrative film more your thing? Then head over to Queens, when NewFest takes over the big screen at the Museum of the Moving Image. There, acclaimed filmmaker Tom Tykwer (Run Lola Run,Perfume) returns with an unconventional take on a modern love triangle in 3. Playing at 7PM, Museum of the Moving Image in Queens.
Unable to get tickets to some of the movies in our program? You asked, we listened. By popular demand, NewFest is adding several additional screenings to our lineup:
Today: We Were Here. David Weissman’s documentary portrait of 1980s San Francisco, as five men and women (who were there) recall the events and challenges of the early days of the AIDS crisis. Click here for tickets to the encore screening at 3PM, Cinema Village.
WEDNESDAY: What’s the Name of the Dame. Hilarious drag queens you know and love (Hedda Lettuce, Edie, and many others) perform their own interpretations of ABBA’s greatest hits. Directed by Allan Neuwirth. Playing tomorrow at 3PM, Cinema Village.
One Night Stand. Broadway superstars Cheyenne Jackson, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Richard Kind, Mandy Gonzalez, Tracie Thoms, and Nellie McKay write and produce a short musical in just 24 hours! Directed by Trish Dalton and Elisabeth Sperling. Playing tomorrow at 3PM, Cinema Village.
THURSDAY: TOMBOY. Directed by Celine Sciamma. Laure, a 10-year-old tomboy, finds it so hard to adjust to her new surroundings, she reinvents herself as Michael, a boy… with surprising results.Playing Thursday at 4PM, Cinema Village.
(A)sexual. Learn more about David Jay (pictured at the top of this page) and his organization of self-described asexuals, and watch as they try to explain their way of life to others in one of the most sexualized cities in North America – San Francisco. Playing Thursday, 6PM at Cinema Village. Co-sponsored by IFP.
Turtle Hill Brooklyn. In honor of Will’s 30th birthday, he and his partner invite their closest friends to a casual backyard get-together… but surprise visitors threaten to derail the plans (and their relationship.) Directed by Ryan Gielen. Playing Thursday at 6:15PM, Cinema Village.