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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 2018

Episodic Sidebar

Episodic Showcase (10/25)

October 25, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 7, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
Some of the most well-crafted LGBTQ characters these days can be found in episodic content. This sampler platter of seven new shows gives an authentic, unfiltered look at our community, without the censorship of the networks....
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Documentary Feature

I Hate New York (10/25)

October 25, 2018 @ 9:30 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 7, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
North American Premiere Dir. Gustavo Sánchez, Spain, 2018, 75 mins From 2007 to 2017, Gustavo Sánchez followed seasoned transfemme artists Chloe Dzubilo, Sophia Lamar, and Amanda Lepore around Manhattan’s rapidly-changing East Village with a humble Sony Handycam, capturing...
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International Narrative Feature

Tucked (10/26)

October 26, 2018 @ 6:45 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 7, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
New York Premiere Dir. Jamie Patterson, United Kingdom, 2018, 80 mins Grand Jury Prize & Audience Award, Outfest LA When veteran drag queen Jackie Collins receives a diagnosis with six weeks left to live, all he wants to do is...
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U.S Narrative Feature

The Skin of the Teeth (10/26)

October 26, 2018 @ 9:30 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 7, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
East Coast Premiere Dir. Matthew Wollin, USA, 2018, 80 mins This sinister drama-thriller evokes the feel of a contemporary film noir, with a shades of GET OUT-meets-Grindr. When Josef arrives at John's apartment for a date, their prickly energy...
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Shorts Program

Boys Shorts (10/27)

October 27, 2018 @ 11:00 am
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 7, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
From a fast-paced chase to a lazy summer day, this year’s Boys Shorts explore what it means to bring your full self to both the mundane and the extraordinary moments in life. In cities across the globe,...
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International Narrative Feature

Retablo

October 27, 2018 @ 1:30 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 7, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
New York City Premiere Dir. Alvaro Delgado Aparicio, Peru/Germany/Norway, 2018, 95 mins Teddy Award for Best First Feature, Berlinale 2018 Grand Jury Prizes for Best First Feature, Frameline & Inside Out As his name suggests, fourteen year-old Segundo Paucar (Junior Behar)...
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International Narrative Feature

Canary (10/27)

October 27, 2018 @ 3:45 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 7, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
New York City Premiere Dir, Christiaan Olwagen, South Africa, 2018, 124 mins Drafted during apartheid by the South African Army, Johan’s love for Boy George and Depeche Mode lands him a spot in the Kanaries — the military’s traveling...
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International Narrative Feature

Eva + Candela (10/27)

October 27, 2018 @ 6:45 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 7, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
New York Premiere Dir. Ruth Caudeli, Colombia, 2018, 90 mins South America’s evocative answer to BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR, this stirring portrait captures the dynamic interplay between two strong, independent women: a female director and the star of...
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Shorts Program

Three’s Company (10/27)

October 27, 2018 @ 9:30 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 7, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
Enjoy the experience of polyamory without all the drama in this queer collection of threesomes. As relationships evolve, so must our art. And this collection of powerful films about modern dating is an example of how...
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International Narrative Feature

A Moment in the Reeds (10/28)

October 28, 2018 @ 10:30 am
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 7, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
New York City Premiere Dir. Mikko Makela, Finland, United Kingdom, 2017, 107 mins In the Finnish countryside, Leevi, who is home from studying abroad to help his father renovate their lakeside house, encounters Tareq, a Syrian asylum seeker they...
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Shorts Program

Queer Jewish Shorts (10/28)

October 28, 2018 @ 1:15 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 7, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
From the U.S. to Israel, this program brings together six short films that examine what it is to be queer and Jewish, and how religion can be a guide for some but an obstacle for others. ...
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U.S. Narrative Feature

Solace (10/28)

October 28, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 7, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
New York Premiere Dir. Tchaiko Omawale, USA, 2018, 80 mins A visually arresting debut from director Tchaiko Omawale, this dark and dangerous coming of age tale tackles themes of mental wellness while exploring the confusion of an adolescent crush....
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International Narrative

Hard Paint

October 28, 2018 @ 6:45 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 7, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
New York Premiere Teddy Award for Best Feature Film, Berlinale 2018 Dir. Filipe Matzembacher and Marcio Reolon, Brazil, 2017, 117 mins Online, Pedro smears neon paint across his body for pay-per-view voyeurs hungry for his webcam erotica. In...
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U.S. Narrative Feature

Daddy (10/28)

October 28, 2018 @ 9:30 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 7, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
World Premiere Dir. Jonah Greenstein, USA, 2018, 75 mins A homeless man survives in New York by sleeping with men he meets on Grindr. Longing for a better life but also intimacy, he becomes a hustler and falls in...
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U.S. Narrative Feature

Jules of Light and Dark

October 29, 2018 @ 6:45 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 7, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
New York Premiere Dir. Daniel Laabs, USA, 2018, 85 mins In present-day Texas, Maya (Tallie Medel) and her on again, off again girlfriend Jules (Betsy Holt) total their car after a night of backwoods raving and teen mischief. They’re...
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U.S. Narrative Feature

Lez Bomb

October 29, 2018 @ 9:30 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 7, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
New York City Premiere Dir. Jenna Laurenzo, USA, 2018, 90 mins A gut-busting multigenerational comedy of errors following Lauren, a young woman who comes home for the holidays with some life changing news: she has a girlfriend. Little does...
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October 2019

Narrative Feature

Temblores

October 24, 2019 @ 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

October 24, 2019 @ 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

October 25, 2019 @ 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

October 25, 2019 @ 9:30 pm
Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 7, 260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
New York Premiere 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...
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Documentary Feature

Unsettled: Seeking Refuge in America

October 26, 2019 @ 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

October 26, 2019 @ 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

October 26, 2019 @ 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

October 27, 2019 @ 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

October 27, 2019 @ 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

October 27, 2019 @ 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

October 27, 2019 @ 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

October 27, 2019 @ 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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HalloKween Narrative Feature

Brief Story from the Green Planet

October 28, 2019 @ 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

Holy Trinity

October 28, 2019 @ 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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