Maysles Cinema Programming

Members only: You can reserve your seat by emailing your name, the name and date of the event, and “Member RSVP” to 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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We will reopen on May 13th and check back for the rundown on offsite screenings happening before then.



Friday, May 6th, 6:30pm
Maysles Cinema, Third World Newsreel, and the Documentary Forum at City College Present:

Alvin Tsang, 2015, 85 min.
Q&A with director Alvin Tsang to follow screening.


Friday, May 13th, 7:00pm at the Maysles Cinema
Too Black to be French?
Isabelle Boni-Claverie, France, 2015, 52 min
Q&A with director Isabelle Boni-Claverie to follow the screening as well as a light reception.


Saturday, May 14th, 2:00pm at the Maysles Cinema
Oya: Something Happened On The Way To West Africa!
Oluseyi Adebanjo, Nigeria/USA, 2015, 30 min
Screening will be followed by a performance of music and/or poetry reading.


Saturday, May 14th, 4:00pm at the Maysles Cinema
Child of the Revolution
Xoliswa Sithole, Zimbabwe, 2014, 73 min


Saturday, May 14th, 6:00pm at the Maysles Cinema
Mixtress X
Dante Kaba, USA, 2005, 74 min
Q&A with director Dante Kaba.


Saturday, May 14th, 7:45pm at the Maysles Cinema
Faaji Agba
Remi Vaughan-Richards, Nigeria, 2015, 90 min


Sunday, May 15th, 2:00pm at the Maysles Cinema
Les Pharaons de L’Egypte Moderne (Egypt’s Modern Pharaohs)
Jihan El-Tahri, Egypt, France, USA, Qatar, 2014, 168 min


Sunday, May 15th, 6:00pm at the Maysles Cinema
The Other Side of the Atlantic (Do Outro Lado do Atlântico)
Márcio Câmara, Brazil, 2016, 90 min


Sunday, May 15th, 8:00pm at the Maysles Cinema

Marc Serena and Pablo García Pérez de Lara, Spain/Cape Verde, 2015, 95 min


Friday, June 3rd-Sunday, June 5th at the Maysles Cinema
The People’s Film Festival