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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The Harlem Comedy Festival

September 28th – September 29th

richard pryor

Wednesday, September 28th, 7:30pm

Richard Pryor: Omit The Logic


Thursday, September 29th, 7:30pm

Moms Mabley: I Got Something to Tell You

 Black Panther Film Festival

September 23rd – September 24th, September 30th

Tupac VS

Friday, September 30th, 7:00pm

Tupac Vs.

Congo in Harlem 8

October 21st – 23rd


 Belle at the Movies

Thursday, October 20th, 7:30pm

Ennemie Du Temps and La Belle at the Movies

Followed by Opening Night Reception.

 Belle at the Movies

Friday, October 21st, 5:00pm

Afro Congolese Dance Class

 Missioin Congo

Friday, October 21st, 7:30pm

Mission: Congo

Post-screening discussion with Lara Zizic & David Turner.

 Kolwezi On Air

Saturday, October 22nd, 12:00pm

Kibuni and Kolwezi On Air


Saturday, October 22nd, 3:00pm

Special Panel Discussion: Congo on the Brink


Saturday, October 22nd, 7:30pm

Cocaïne Light

Post-screening discussion with filmmaker Patrick Kuba and reception with Congolese food and live music by Nkumu Katalay & the “Life Long Project” band.


Sunday, October 23rd, 3:00pm

Book Reading: Beauty for Congo and (In)visible Cities


Sunday, October 23rd, 6:30pm

Trans-Ville and A La Courbe Du Fleuve (A Bend in the River)

Followed by Closing Night Reception