Documentary

JANE POSTER

JANE

| 2017 | 90 minutes | |
Directed by Brett Morgen

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Drawing from over 100 hours of never-before-seen footage that has been tucked away in the National Geographic archives for over 50 years, award-winning director Brett Morgen tells the story of JANE, a woman whose chimpanzee research challenged the male-dominated scientific consensus of her time and revolutionized our understanding of the natural world….

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FACES PLACES (Visages Villages)

2017 | 90 minutes | | ,
Directed by JR, Agnès Varda

Saturday December 16, 2017, 4:00pm (Film Center)
Sunday December 17, 2017 7:30pm (Film Center)
Wednesday December 20, 2017, 7:30pm (Film Center) BUY TICKETS

Agnès Varda and JR have things in common: a passion for and the exploration of images in general, and more precisely, for places and for ways of showing, sharing, and exhibiting them. Agnès chose cinema. JR chose to create open air photography galleries. When Agnès and JR met in 2015, they immediately…

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HUMAN FLOW

2017 | 140 minutes | |
Directed by Ai Weiwei

Over 65 million people around the world have been forced from their homes to escape famine, climate change and war in the greatest human displacement since World War II. Human Flow, an epic film journey led by the internationally renowned artist Ai Weiwei, gives a powerful visual expression to this massive human…

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THE OPERA HOUSE

2017 | 108 minutes | |
Directed by Susan Froemke

Saturday January 13, 2018, 12:55pm (Film Center)
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The Opera House, a new film by award-winning documentary filmmaker Susan Froemke surveys a remarkable period of the Metropolitan Opera’s rich history and a time of great change for New York. Featuring rarely seen archival footage, stills, recent interviews, and a soundtrack of extraordinary Met performances, the film chronicles the creation of…