Cinema / Theater

Major: “Regrettable, Herr Altmann, regrettable. I’m afraid they just don’t understand.”

Altmann: “No, they don’t. How could they. They were never soldiers like we were.”

Major: “Certain accommodations always had to be made.”


Scene: A Testifier seated at a large wooden table before a microphone. He gives testimony to a formal hearing.

Testifier: Yes Senator, that is correct. The United States Army Intelligence helped certain Nazi officers at the end of the war.


The Secret Death of Puppets are three playlets about forbidden knowledge and the nature of our uncanny relationship with the inanimate. It is also a tribute to the work of Victoria Nelson and her book,The Secret Life of Puppets. How can something die that was never alive in the first place?


Come celebrate DOC NYC!!  Posteritati hosts the pre-opening party for the Documentary Film Festival.  Starting Tuesday, November 1st mingle with filmakers and celebrate the flourishing platform for enriching storytelling.


Stages presents Frankenstein Follies, a Halloween musical review directed and choreographed by Helene Leonard.  Join us at the Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor, for a night of face painting, a tattoo parlor, a crazy fortune teller, and terrifyingly tasty treats for the scary sweet tooth in us all. Now returning for its 17th year, Frankenstein Follies is a local favorite.


The story of Moton High School whose students walked out of their school and into history... To protest the overcrowded and inferior facilities at their Virginia school, 16-year-old Barbara Johns organized and led a two-week strike, during which students refused to attend classes.


Wanna watch classic films and picnic with fellow New Yorkers? Then head to Bryant Park’s annual Summer Film Festival. Every Monday at sunset (typically between 8 & 9 PM), Bryant Park hosts an iconic film on it’s large Lawn Area. Tonight's feature: Dirty Harry.

“Big Sister” Dr Lesser – the manic, unstoppable clone of the perfect makeover show host (played by all three actresses of Lipshtick) – hunts for the next unsuspecting candidate.

Spanning 1928 to the present, with stops in 1959, 1963, 1976 and 1985, the show opens up a world of people caught between stations as they face a pivotal moment in their life.


YEAST NATION: THE TRIUMPH OF LIFE takes us back to back to the year 3,000,458,000 B.C., when the world’s first salt-eating yeasts float in the brine of the primordial sea. The yeasts’ aging and tyrannical king is unwilling to confront the depletion of their saline food supply. But when the king’s son dares to venture where no yeast has ventured before, the course of existence is changed… forever!  It premieres at the fifteenth annual New York International Fringe Festival, this August 12th – 28th, at the Ellen Stewart Theater at La Mama ETC (Venue #9) .


Gather the kiddies and come out to Pier 46 this Wednesday for a free screening of How to Train Your Dragon.  Part of the Hudson River Park RiverFlicks series, the film is the story of "A hapless young Viking who aspires to hunt dragons becomes the unlikely friend of a young dragon himself, and learns there may be more to the creatures than he assumed."


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