What’s Happening At Maysles Cinema

UPCOMING SCREENINGS AND EVENTS AT THE MAYSLES CINEMA
The box office is open for ticket purchases one hour before the start of all events.  Credit cards are now accepted at the Box Office. Tickets are a $10 suggested donation, unless otherwise noted.

Ticket-holders arriving 15 minutes before showtime are guaranteed a seat inside the theater. Overflow seating is available for sold out shows.
Members only: You can reserve your seat by emailing your name, the name and date of the event, and “Member RSVP” to reservations@maysles.org or please call (212) 537-6843 x 1 and leave a voicemail no later than 24 hours before the screening start time. If you have a family membership, make sure to note the number of family members attending.
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dirtylooksLOGOMonday, July 6th, 7:30pm
Dirty Looks: On Location
(A Month of Queer Interventions in NYC Spaces, July 1st-31st)
misadventuresMisadventures in Black Dyke Dating in the 90′s

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Curated by Vivian Crockett
Co-presented with Queer/Art/Film

Greetings From Africa
Cheryl Dunye, 1994, 10 min

Frankie and Jocie
Jocelyn Taylor, 1994, 20 min

I Never Danced the Way Girls Were Supposed To
Dawn Suggs, 1992, 7 min

Spin Cycle
Aarin Burch, 1991, 5 min

What Is A Line?
Shari Frilot, 1994, 10 min


kelleystillThursday, July 9th, 7:30pm
The Kelleys/Mexican Dream/Sueño Méxicano

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The Kelleys

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Q&A with directors Jon Wetterau and Rogelio Alex Ruiz Euler.

 


3 1:2 minFriday, July 10th – Saturday, July 11th, 7:30pm
3 1⁄2 Minutes, Ten Bullets

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Skype Q&A with Lucia McBath, mother of Jordan Davis to follow the screening on Friday, July 10th and Saturday, July 11th.


SummerofmusicLOGOSunday, July 12th, 6:30pm
Summer of Music: The Amazing Nina Simone

Presented by Maysles Cinema, African Film Festival, Inc and Reel Harlem: The Historic Harlem Parks Film Festival

@ Jackie Robinson Park
(148th St. & Bradhurst Avenue)
Lawn Chairs Permitted

 

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Rain Location:
The Maysles Cinema
(343 Lenox Ave/Malcolm X Blvd)

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(6:30pm)
Nina Simone: High Priestess of Soul
with DJ Reborn

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The Amazing Nina Simone
Introduced by director Jeff L. Lieberman and Sam Waymon, Nina Simone’s brother.

 

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JazzonfilmLOGOTuesday, July 14th, 7:00pm
The National Jazz Museum in Harlem Presents
Jazz on Film: Roots of South African Jazz
Hosted by Seton Hawkins W/Guests

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FlexiskingsThursday, July 16th, 6:00pm
The Spirit Moves: Brooklyn Flexes
(Exploring the evolution of homegrown, popular dance in New York City over the last 100 years. A 3 part series.)
Curated by Sophie Windsor Clive

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6:00pm
Dancing in the Street

7:30pm
Flex is Kings

Followed by Q&A with the directors Deirdre Schoo and Michael Beach Nichols with music and dancing downstairs.


SummerofmusicLOGOSunday, July 19th, 6:30pm
Summer of Music: Hustlers Convention

Presented by Maysles Cinema, the National Black Programming Consortium, the People’s Film Festival and Reel Harlem: The Historic Harlem Parks Film Festival

@ St. Nicholas Park
135th St. Plaza & St. Nicholas Ave
Lawn Chairs Permitted

 

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Rain Location:
The Maysles Cinema
(343 Lenox Ave/Malcolm X Blvd)

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(6:30pm)
Diggin in the Crates: Godfathers of Rap
with DJ Chuck Chillout

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Hustlers Convention

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dirtylooksLOGOFriday, July 24th, 7:30pm
Dirty Looks: On Location
(A Month of Queer Interventions in NYC Spaces, July 1st-31st)
Marlon Riggs’ Tongues Untied

Curated by Evan Garza
Part of the Featured Fridays Series, sponsored by SCRUFF
Co-presented with VisualAIDS

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Marlon Riggs,1989, 55 min

 

 

 


SummerofmusicLOGOMonday, July 27th, 6:30pm
Summer of Music: Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars

Presented by Maysles Cinema and Reel Harlem: The Historic Harlem Parks Film Festival

@ Morningside Park
(113th and Morningside Drive)
Lawn Chairs Permitted

100FreeLogo100% Free

Rain Location:
The Maysles Cinema
343 Lenox Ave/Malcolm X Blvd

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(6:30pm)
Night of 1000 Bowies’ Dance Party and Look-A-Like Contest
with DJ Cosmo Baker

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Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars
Introduced in person by legendary filmmaker D.A. Pennebaker.