Frank Langella gives a tour-de-force performance as an energy executive who tries to expose his corporation's corrupt practices in this quiet yet chilling neo-noir thriller. He hires a private investigator (Elliott Gould) to forward his efforts, but who is investigating whom?
Following the May 2nd screening, American Express ® Cardmembers are invited to a complimentary after movie reception at the American Express Insider Center located at 27 Union Square West, Union Square Ballroom. Details to be provided at the theater! | Read MoreDrama and Crime
¡Azúcar! The voice of Celia Cruz, arguably the most influential woman in Cuban music, symbolized the soul of a nation and forced down barriers of racism and sexism. She radiates on screen as her legacy is revisited in this intimate and inspiring documentary. | Read MoreDocumentary and Music
Tramping toward the sea, 14-year-old Nicolas crosses paths with Charly, a tough girl who takes him into her mobile home, where an unusual domestic arrangement evolves. As in her brilliant debut ½ Price (TFF '04), Le Besco movingly depicts a world without adults. | Read MoreFemale Director(s)
How did the iconic image of Che Guevara end up on beer bottles and bikinis? This inquiry into the ethics and aesthetics of appropriation investigates how the enduring symbol of Cuba's revolution skyrocketed to fame and was ultimately devoured by its own worst enemy: capitalism. | Read MoreDocumentary
Famed Spanish chef Jesús Almagro permits cameras to follow his preparations for the "Bocuse d'Or" cooking contest, pitting him against 23 international contenders for the title of "World's Best Chef." Thrilling, captivating… and mouthwatering. Co-hosted with Instituto Cervantes, The Cultural Center of Spain in New York. | Read MoreESPN and Documentary
Melvin Van Peebles, still our most playfully inventive filmmaker after nearly 50 years, returns with a boisterous adventure that ranges from Harlem to the high seas,
following the exploits of a man (MVP, natch) who's always on the move--but always returns to New York.
Behind the Screens: The May 1st screening will be followed by a discussion between director Melvin Van Peebles and producer/actor/director Warrington Hudlin. | Read More
A kidnapping plot goes horribly awry when two brothers and their potty-mouthed hostage stumble into the wrong farmhouse in this gory horror-comedy from the director of London to Brighton. | Read MoreCrime, Horror, Comedy
An amazing experience for those unable to attend the '07 live event, this film is a visual record of the Dalai Lama's visit and presentation to a sold-out Radio City Music Hall. With photographic montages by Richard Gere and music by Tom Waits and Philip Glass. | Read MoreDocumentary
Deftly interspersing home movies with contemporary images, director Paula Gaitán creates a compelling voyage of discovery in her return to Sintra, Portugal on a search for memories of her late husband (the Brazilian filmmaker Glauber Rocha). | Read MoreFemale Director(s) and Documentary