What’s Happening At 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 x1 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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greenmanTuesday, April 22nd, 7:30pm
In Glorious Mud Green Man
(In Celebration of Earth Day)
Joe Fenstermaker, 2012, 33 min.


After the film there will be a Q&A with the filmmaker Joe Fenstermaker featuring Tom Goodgridge (Green Man). They will discuss Green Man, nature in New York City and the documentary filmmaking process.

Following the Q&A there will be a reception with local complimentary cuisine.

NothingbutamanThursday, April 24th – Wednesday, April 30th, 7:30pm
Nothing But a Man
A 50th Anniversary Celebration
Michael Roemer, 1964, 92 min.



A conversation between director Michael Roemer and writer Kevin Powell will follow the 7:30pm screening on Friday, April 25th.

A Q&A with director Michael Roemer and documentary filmmaker and Maysles Cinema founder Albert Maysles will follow the 7:30pm screening on Saturday, April 26th.

Following the 7:30pm screening on Monday, April 28th there will be a Q&A with writer and cultural activist Kazembe Balagun of the of the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung-New York Office.

FilmVoyagers_logoSunday, April 27th, 2:00pm
Film Voyagers
A weekly program of films for younger children age 3 to 7 and their caregivers: films from around the world — most animation — geared toward a young audience. $8 Suggested Donation.





Adventures of ReksioThe Adventures of Reksio
Józef Ćwiertnia (1,4,6), Lechosław Marszałek (2), Halina Filek-Marszałek (3,7), Romuald Kłys (5), 2004, 65 mins., Poland



Bolek and LolekBolek and Lolek Are Going Camping
Edward Water, Leszek Lorek, Wladyslaw Nehabrecki, Stanislaw Dutz, 2000, 64 min., Poland



corbinhillsFriday, May 2nd, 6:00pm
Corbin Hill Food Project in partnership with Maysles Documentary Center and the Partnership for a Healthier NYC present: A Community Conversation About Food

All are welcome; suggested donation $20.
All proceeds to benefit Corbin Hill’s reduced-price “Money Match” program.
For tickets call: 718-578-3610
or buy tickets here: http://www.nycharities.org/Events/EventLevels.aspx?ETID=7192

Local Food Tasting

A Place at the Table

Followed by a panel featuring Beatriz Beckford (Grassroots Action Network Manager, WhyHunger), Kolu Zigbi (Program Director for Sustainable Agriculture & Food), Jessie Smith (Noyes Foundation), The Rev. Debra Northern (Director of Social Services, The Riverside Church) and moderated by Corbin Hill founder Dennis Derryck.

FilmVoyagers_logoSunday, May 4th, 2:00pm
Sunday, May 11th, 2:00pm
Film Voyagers: The Little Polar Bear
The_Little_Polar_BearA weekly program of films for younger children age 3 to 7 and their caregivers: films from around the world –most animation — geared toward a young audience. $8 Suggested Donation.

The Little Polar Bear
Piet De Rycker, Thilo Rothkirch, 2001, 78 mins, Germany