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Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 7

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260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
(212) 691-5519 https://cinepolisusa.com/locations/chelsea

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October 2019

Shorts Program

Bless Your Queer Heart

Thursday October 24 @ 4:15 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 7, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
As diverse as the region itself, this batch of shorts centering the experiences of LGBTQ Southerners will have you using "Ya'll" as your go-to gender neutral pronoun in no time. From tender to terrifying, these six short...
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Narrative Feature

Temblores

Thursday October 24 @ 7:00 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 7, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
New York Premiere
Dir. Jayro Bustamante, Guatemala, France, and Luxembourg, 2019, 107 mins

In Guatemala, earthquakes (or tremors) can be a very common occurrence. TEMBLORES explores what happens to an affluent religious family as a rumbling rift symbolically tears...
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Documentary Feature

Jonathan Agassi Saved My Life

Thursday October 24 @ 9:30 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 7, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
New York Premiere
Dir. Tomer Heymann, Israel & Germany, 2018, 106 mins

Jonathan Agassi, one of the world's most successful gay porn stars, splits his time between Israel, where both his parents live, and Berlin. The recipient of multiple...
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Shorts Program

Hot Girl Mixtape

Friday October 25 @ 7:00 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 7, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
The girls are back in town! Our latest batch of short films that focus on the lives and loves of lesbian and queer women celebrates vintage coming out stories, the importance of holding one's own at the...
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Episodic

Work in Progress

Friday October 25 @ 9:30 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 7, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
Dir. Tim Mason, USA, 2019

WORK IN PROGRESS, a new half-hour comedy series created by Chicago improv mainstays Abby McEnany and Tim Mason and co-written by Lilly Wachowski (THE MATRIX, SENSE8), is a funny and uniquely human comedy....
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Shorts Program

Busy Thinkin’ Bout Boys

Saturday October 26 @ 11:00 am
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 7, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
Let’s hear it for the boys! From a jubilant dance number to a California king-sized bed, this year's signature program revels in and investigates the lives of gay boys surviving and thriving in 2019. Join us on...
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Shorts Program

All in the Trans Family

Saturday October 26 @ 1:45 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 7, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
Traversing the spectrum from absurdly honest to honestly absurd, this tonally varied shorts program focuses on the myriad of trans experiences as they relate to family, acceptance, and home. Good, bad, and weird family dynamics are on...
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Documentary Feature

Unsettled: Seeking Refuge in America

Saturday October 26 @ 4:15 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 7, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
New York Premiere
Dir. Tom Shepard, USA, 2019, 84 mins

Tom Shepard's new documentary follows four asylum-seekers from Syria, Angola, and The Democratic Republic of Congo as they try to start fresh in the United States. Subhi, Junior, Mari,...
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Documentary Feature

Queen of Lapa

Saturday October 26 @ 7:00 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 7, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
New York Premiere
Dir. Theodore Collatos and Carolina Monnerat, Brazil, 2019, 73 mins

Against the backdrop of political corruption and flagrant transphobia in Brazil, the late, great Luana Muniz—cabaret performer, activist, and sex worker since age 11—minced no words...
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Narrative Feature

Nevrland

Saturday October 26 @ 9:30 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 7, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
New York Premiere
Dir. Gregor Schmidinger, Austria, 2019, 88 mins

Seeking escape from his drab life at home and at work in a slaughterhouse, Jakob retreats into online worlds in search of excitement. After making a connection with tight-torsoed...
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Narrative Feature

Billie & Emma

Sunday October 27 @ 11:00 am
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 7, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
East Coast Premiere
Dir. Samantha Lee, Philippines, 2018, 107 mins

In the Philippines during the 1990s, out teenager and rock-music-lover Billie is sent from Manila to live with her aunt in a rural village. Sticking out like a sore...
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Shorts Program

Outer Borough Realness

Sunday October 27 @ 1:45 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 7, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
A vibrant collection of stories that reach beyond Manhattan and take you on a funny, romantic, powerful, and very queer quest through Brooklyn, the Bronx, and Queens (sorry Staten Island) faster than a ride on the G...
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Narrative Feature

Music for Bleeding Hearts

Sunday October 27 @ 4:15 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 7, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
World Premiere
Dir. Rafael Gomes, Brazil, 2019, 102 mins

In present-day São Paulo, a trio of young hearts are about to break. Ricardo has both a steady boyfriend and a wandering eye for a new coworker. Isabella is taking...
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Narrative Feature

Siberia and Him

Sunday October 27 @ 7:00 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 7, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
World Premiere
Dir. Viatcheslav Kopturevskiy, USA & Russia, 2019, 72 mins

Meek farmhand Sasha and policeman Dima have a fraught relationship. They’re brothers-in-law, travel companions, and⁠—secretly⁠—lovers. Over the course of their journey to visit Sasha’s grandmother, unspoken truths are...
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Narrative Feature

15 Years

Sunday October 27 @ 9:15 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 7, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
New York Premiere
Dir. Yuval Hadadi, Israel, 2019, 89 mins

When his best friend becomes pregnant and his longtime boyfriend starts talking about adopting, the usually-unfazed Yoav begins to unravel. Small arguments fester to extreme degrees in Yuval Hadadi’s...
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Narrative Feature

Siberia and Him

Monday October 28 @ 4:30 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 7, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
World Premiere
Dir. Viatcheslav Kopturevskiy, USA & Russia, 2019, 72 mins

Meek farmhand Sasha and policeman Dima have a fraught relationship. They’re brothers-in-law, travel companions, and⁠—secretly⁠—lovers. Over the course of their journey to visit Sasha’s grandmother, unspoken truths are...
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HalloKween Narrative Feature

Brief Story from the Green Planet

Monday October 28 @ 7:00 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 7, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
New York Premiere
Dir. Santiago Loza, Argentina, Germany, Brazil, and Spain, 2019, 75 mins

In the eerie early moments of this mesmerizing Teddy Award winner, Tania—a transgender club performer—finds out that her grandmother has died. When she brings the...
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Narrative Feature

15 Years

Monday October 28 @ 9:15 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 7, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
New York Premiere
Dir. Yuval Hadadi, Israel, 2019, 89 mins

When his best friend becomes pregnant and his longtime boyfriend starts talking about adopting, the usually-unfazed Yoav begins to unravel. Small arguments fester to extreme degrees in Yuval Hadadi’s...
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Narrative Feature

Holy Trinity

Monday October 28 @ 9:30 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 7, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
East Coast Premiere
Dir. Molly Hewitt, USA, 2019, 91 mins

HOLY TRINITY is an absolute acid trip of kinky, drug-induced, gender-fluid adventures through an alternative universe's Chicago. We follow Trinity, a queer dominatrix, who, after huffing a new brand...
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