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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DocWatchers7Thursday, September 4th, 7:00pm
Doc Watchers
Curated by Hellura Lyle
Out In The Night
Blair Dorosh-Walther, 2014, 75 min.

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Screening followed by Q&A with Director Blair Dorosh-Walther, and film subjects Renata Hill, Patreese Johnson & Terrain Dandridge.

how-to-be-a-girl-2(Preceded by…) How To Be A Girl
Directed & Animated by Marlo Mack, 2014, 7min.

Reception to follow the screening.


Jazz on film series logoTuesday, September 9th, 7:00pm
Jazz on Film: Old Man Bebo
Curated by the National Jazz Museum in Harlem
Carlos Carcas, 2008, 111 min.






old-man-bebo-movie-poster Preceded by a brief introduction by Ned Sublette and a brief Q & A after.








DocWatchers7Thursday, September 11th, 7:00pm
Doc Watchers & African Film Festival Present:
God Loves Uganda
Roger Ross Williams, 2013, 83 min.


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Followed by Q&A with Editor Benjamin Gray.

(Preceded by…) One Year Lease
Brian Bolster, 2014, 11 min

Reception to follow the screening.

DocWatchers7Thursday, September 18th, 7:00pm
Doc Watchers
Curated by Hellura Lyle
The New Black
Yoruba Richen, 2013, 74 min.




Followed by Q&A with Director Yoruba Richen.

Flying-solo(Preceded by…) Flying Solo: A Transgender Widow Fights Discrimination
Leslie Von Pless, 2014, 8 min.

Reception to follow the screening.