Performing Arts

Antigone

Antigone

Director: Yorgos Javellas
Year: 1961

Sophocles' immortal tragedy ANTIGONE receives a definitive cinematic interpretation in this 1961 film. Irene Papas (Z, THE TROJAN WOMEN, THE GUNS OF NAVARONE) heads a cast of over 500 actors of the Greek stage and screen, joined by soldiers and...

Antigone

Bruk Out

Bruk Out

Year: 2018

Bruk Out! follows six outspoken and unique female dancers from around the globe as they overcome adversity to compete in the world’s biggest Dancehall Queen competition. Their obsession with the vibrant underbelly of Jamaican dance leads the...

Bruk Out

Butley

Butley

Director: Harold Pinter
Year: 1974

Alan Bates turns his Tony-winning role into one of his greatest film performances as a lecturer who experiences a truly awful day.

Butley

Caesar Must Die

Caesar Must Die

Director: Vittorio Taviani, Paolo Taviani
Year: 2013

The captivating new drama from legendary Italian auteurs Paolo & Vittorio Taviani follows real-life prison inmates as they rehearse for a performance of Shakespeare's classic story of honour and power, Julius Caesar.

Caesar Must Die

Charlotte Rampling: The Look

Charlotte Rampling: The Look

Director: Angelina Maccarone
Year: 2011

THE LOOK features Charlotte Rampling in a series of reflective conversations with artists, friends, and one-time collaborators such as novelist Paul Auster and photographers Peter Lindbergh and Juergen Teller, revealing the personality and...

Charlotte Rampling: The Look

The Cherry Orchard

The Cherry Orchard

Director: Michael Cacoyannis
Year: 1999

Anton Chekhov’s THE CHERRY ORCHARD is the timeless story of an aristocratic Russian family torn apart by buried secrets and changing times. Stars Alan Bates and Charlotte Rampling.

The Cherry Orchard

Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay

Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay

Director: Alan Edelstein, Molly Bernstein
Year: 2013

DECEPTIVE PRACTICE traces Jay's achievements and influences, from his apprenticeship at age 4 with his grandfather, to such now-forgotten legends as Al Flosso, Slydini, Cardini and his primary mentors, Dai Vernon and Charlie Miller.

Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay

A Delicate Balance

A Delicate Balance

Director: Tony Richardson
Year: 1973

An invasion of friends and family pushes the repressed problems of a complacent marriage to the fore in this exceptional adapatation of Edward Albee's Pulitzer Prize-winning play.

A Delicate Balance

Derek

Derek

Director: Isaac Julien
Year: 2008

Written and narrated by Academy Award winner Tilda Swinton, this documentary blends vintage clips from Jarman's groundbreaking experimental works, never-before-seen footage from his films, and candid interviews shot shortly before his death in 1994.

Derek

Galileo

Galileo

Director: Joseph Losey
Year: 1974

Based on the play by Bertolt Brecht (originally translated by Charles Laughton), GALILEO explores not merely the infamous historical figure, but the philosophical concepts for which he was both celebrated and condemned.

Galileo

The Great Mystical Circus

The Great Mystical Circus

Director: Carlos Diegues
Year: 2018

Reality and fantasy collide in the story of a family-owned circus spanning five generations of decadence, love and loss, as told by Cinema Novo master Carlos Diegues (Bye Bye Brazil, Quilombo). Starring Vincent Cassel and with a score by...

The Great Mystical Circus

Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction

Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction

Director: Sophie Huber
Year: 2013

Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction is a personal documentary about the iconic actor in his intimate moments, with clips from some of his 250 films and his own heart-breaking renditions of American folk songs.

Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction

Hedda Gabler

Hedda Gabler

Director: Paul Willis
Year: 2004

Set in an anonymous corner of suburbia, this contemporary adaptation of Ibsen’s play is a shattering exploration of ambition, domestic power and gender roles. This bracing dramatization brings new dimensions to Hedda Gabler’s character.

Hedda Gabler

Hermia & Helena

Hermia & Helena

Director: Matías Piñeiro
Year: 2017

A young theater director travels from Buenos Aires to New York for an artist residency to work on a new Spanish translation of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. But a growing longing for the friends and lover she left behind,...

Hermia & Helena

The Homecoming

The Homecoming

Director: Peter Hall
Year: 1973

A professor returns home after a long absence to introduce his wife to his father and two brothers, but the family reunion has unexpected and disturbing consequences. Based on one of Harold Pinter's greatest plays.

The Homecoming

The Iceman Cometh

The Iceman Cometh

Director: John Frankenheimer
Year: 1973

Considered the definitive film version of one of Eugene O'Neill's greatest plays, this simple tale of a birthday celebration at a saloon takes a devastating look at disillusionment and dashed hopes.

The Iceman Cometh

In Celebration

In Celebration

Director: Lindsay Anderson
Year: 1975

Taught adaptation of David Storey's emotionally-charged family drama.

In Celebration

Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris

Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris

Director: Denis Heroux
Year: 1975

Kino's presentation of AFT's Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris is proof of this celebrated modern troubadour's timeless relevance and enduring passion.

Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris

Keep the Change

Keep the Change

Director: Rachel Israel
Year: 2018

Under the guise of an off-kilter New York romantic comedy, Keep the Change does something quite radical in offering a refreshingly honest portrait of a community seldom depicted on the big screen.

Keep the Change

Kiki & Herb: Live at the Knitting Factory

Kiki & Herb: Live at the Knitting Factory

Director: Gerard Schmidt
Year: 2007

Justin Bond and Kenny Mellman are Kiki & Herb, worldwide smash punk rebel entertainers, cabaret outsiders, and subversive pop stars who rock all over the world. Join the Tony-nominated duo for their first-ever live DVD from the Knitting Factory...

Kiki & Herb: Live at the Knitting Factory

Lost in the Stars

Lost in the Stars

Director: Daniel Mann
Year: 1974

Lost in the Stars transforms Alan Paton's world famous novel of racial oppression, Cry the Beloved Country, into a tragic and beautiful film musical unlike any you've ever seen. Gilded by Maxwell Anderson's lucid lyrics and Kurt Weill's (The Three...

Lost in the Stars

Love, Cecil

Love, Cecil

Director: Lisa Immordino Vreeland
Year: 2017

A photographer, writer, painter, and Oscar®-winning set and costume designer who captured both the front lines of war and the Queen’s official portrait, Cecil Beaton embodied the cultural and political changes of the twentieth century. In...

Love, Cecil

Lucha Mexico

Lucha Mexico

Director: Alex Hammond, Ian Markiewicz
Year: 2015

In Mexico, the war between good and evil has been waged each week for decades, thrilling generations of fans with the spectacle of Lucha Libre.

Lucha Mexico

Luther

Luther

Director: Guy Green
Year: 1974

John Osborne's play is a fascinating and powerful psychological study of the Augustinian monk Martin Luther, examining his central role in the birth of Protestantism and revolt against the Roman Catholic Church.

Luther

Mabou Mines' Dollhouse

Mabou Mines' Dollhouse

Director: Lee Breuer
Year: 2008

Mabou Mines' critically acclaimed interpretation of Ibsen's A Doll's House rejuvenates a nineteenth-century classic with bold staging and conceptual originality.

Mabou Mines' Dollhouse

Macbeth

Macbeth

Year: 2001

"A harrowing and disturbingly funny parable for the dawn of the 21st century," (New York Times) the Royal Shakespeare Company's Macbeth has been lauded as the finest production of Shakespeare's Scottish play for over a quarter of a century.

Macbeth

The Maids

The Maids

Director: Christopher Miles
Year: 1975

Two maids, in a sinister bond of roleplaying, take turns acting out an abusive employer-servant relationship. Adapted from Jean Genet's absurdist play, itself inspired from a true life case.

The Maids

A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Director: Julie Taymor
Year: 2014

From the mind of award-winning director JulieTaymor (The Lion King on Broadway, Frida,Titus) comes a Shakespeare adaptation like none other, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Rich with Taymor’s trade- mark creativity, this immersive and darkly...

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Philadelphia, Here I Come!

Philadelphia, Here I Come!

Director: John Quested
Year: 1975

The American Film Theatre's Philadelphia, Here I Come! presents an ingenious glimpse into the stock-taking of young Gareth "Gar" O'Donnell on the eve of his emigration to America.

Philadelphia, Here I Come!

The Queen

The Queen

Director: Frank Simon
Year: 1968

More than 40 years before RuPaul's Drag Race, this ground-breaking documentary about the 1967 Miss All-American Camp Beauty Pageant introduced audiences to the world of competitive drag, as well as LGBTQ icons Flawless Sabrina and Crystal LaBeija.

The Queen

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