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 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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DocWatcherAFFThursday, November 6th, 7:00pm
DocWatchers and the African Film Festival Present:
(Curated by Hellura Lyle)
Amandla!: A Revolution in Four-Part Harmony
Lee Hirsch, 2002, 103 min

 

Amandla

 

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Q&A with Director Lee Hirsch & Reception to follow screening.


YearsinspaceFriday, November 7th, 7:30pm
History of 8mm: 50 (-) Years in Space: (A) History of the (American) Space Program (as told through films): (8mm) NASA/space footage and other related film(s): 1959-? (Volume 11 and other related films)

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(Yet) another 8mm anonymous event…

Trip to the Moon
George Melies [Black Hawk Films silent, B&W, c.1902. Transferred to Super (-)8, Reg. 8mm & 16mm]

The War of the Worlds
Mike Cassidy, of Salt Lake City, Utah [Reg 8mm, Silent, color, 1960's, c.12 mins]

America on the Moon
[Castle Films, c. 1969/1970, B&W, Reg 8mm, Silent, c. 12 mins]

The Eagle Has Landed
[From the (film) collection of filmmaker Gibbs Chapman, 16mm (Sound, Color, c. 20mins)

Apollo 11 - Man on the Moon
[Columbia Pictures, Super 8, Silent, Color, c. 1969/1970, c. 12 mins]

Moonwalk
[Castle Films, Reg 8mm, Silent, B&W, 1960's, c. 12 mins]

An excerpt from Do They Exist?
[Super 8, Sound, Color, c. 2003-?, c. 3 mins]


AmericansMediaLOGOSaturday, November 8th, 7:30pm
The Americas Media Initiative Presents: Elena
Marcelo Martin, 43 mins, 2014

 

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Elena

Q&A with director Marcelo Martin.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


jazzmuseum_logoTuesday, November 11th, 7:00pm
The National Jazz Museum in Harlem Presents:
Jazz on Film: Spotlight on Comedy

 

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DocWatcher-LOGOThursday, November 13th, 7:00pm
DocWatchers Presents:
(Curated by Hellura Lyle)
Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth
Pratibha Parmar, 2013, 84 min

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Q&A (via Skype) with Director Pratibha Parmar & Reception to follow screening.


DocWatcher-LOGOThursday, November 20th, 7:00pm
DocWatchers Presents:
(Curated by Hellura Lyle)
A World Not Ours
Mahdi Fleifel, 2012, 93 min.

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Q&A (via Skype) with Director Mahdi Fleifel & Reception to follow screening.


GoodDeedsFriday, November 21st, 7:00pm
Good Deeds

 

 

 


homestretchSaturday, November 22nd – Wednesday, November 26th, 7:30pm
The Homestretch
Anne de Mare and Kristen Kelly, 2014, 89 min.

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Q&A with filmmakers nightly, more speakers to follow.