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Battle For Brooklyn

Battle For Brooklyn

Sunday, February 13, 2011, 6:00 pm

Brooklyn filmmakers Michael Galinsky & Suki Hawley present their controversial new documentary, BATTLE FOR BROOKLYN. The film is an intensely intimate look at the very public and passionate fight waged by owners and residents over the controversial Atlantic Yards project. More...

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One Night Stand

One Night Stand

Sunday, March 13, 2011, 6:00 pm

Filmmakers Trish Dalton & Elisabeth Sperling introduce a rough cut of their entertaining documentary. ONE NIGHT STAND is an intimate, behind-the-scenes journey from the blank page to the live stage. More...

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Reno Finds Her Mom

Reno Finds Her Mom

Sunday, March 27, 2011, 7:00 pm

RENO FINDS HER MOM follows oddball comedian and political screamer Reno through her real life search to find the birth mother who abandoned her as an infant. Reno will be in attendance to introduce the seminal HBO specials as well as for a post-screening Q & A. More...

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LMAO: A Night of Funny Shorts

LMAO: A Night of Funny Shorts

Sunday, April 10, 2011, 7:00 pm

A night of shorts with contributions by Kyle Bell, Danielle Katvan, Kaz Phillips & others. More...

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The Kids Grow Up

The Kids Grow Up

Sunday, April 24, 2011, 6:00 pm

Director Doug Block will be present for a post screening Q & A of his recent film. THE KIDS GROW UP chronicles Lucy’s emotionally-fraught last year at home before leaving for college; a poignant look at parenting and what it means to let go. More...

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Backseat

Backseat

Sunday, May 8, 2011, 6:00 pm

Director Bruce Van Dusen will introduce his 2005 indie comedy & participate in a post screening Q & A. In BACKSEAT, a 'coming of age late' story about prolonged adolescence, 2 old friends flee NYC on a road trip to Montreal to escape their problems and meet the great Donald Sutherland. More...

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The Windmill Movie

The Windmill Movie

Sunday, May 15, 2011, 6:00 pm

FIlmmaker Alexander Olch will be in attendance for a post-screening Q & A. Writing in his teacher’s voice, working with with Wallace Shawn, Bob Balaban, and Richard’s wife Susan Meiselas – Olch steps into his mentor’s shoes and his past – to make a film that was impossible to make. More...

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Miss Gulag

Miss Gulag

Saturday, May 21, 2011, 5:00 pm

Director Maria Ibrahimova joins producers Raphaela Neihausen & Irina Vodar for screening & DVD release party. Through the prism of a beauty pageant staged by female inmates of a Siberian prison camp emerges a complex narrative of the lives of the 1st generation of women to come of age in Post-Soviet Russia. More...

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Excuse Me, Mr. Speaker (Paul Newell as pre-camppaigner/camper)

Excuse Me, Mr. Speaker

Sunday, May 22, 2011, 6:00 pm

Director Justin Sullivan & Paul Newell to be present for post-screening Q & A. Progressive Paul Newell draws a plan to make his first run for public office: to challenge the most powerful politician in New York State, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver. More...

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From Texas to Tehran [rough cut]

From Texas to Tehran [rough cut]

Sunday, June 5, 2011, 3:00 pm

Filmmaker Till Schauder presents a rough cut of his new documentary, FROM TEXAS TO TEHRAN (working title). Till and other key members from the film will be available for a post-screening feedback session. More...

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Still Bill

Sunday, June 12, 2011, 6:00 pm

Filmmakers Damani Baker and Alex Vlack follow Withers and offer a unique and rare look inside the world of this fascinating man. Both will be available for a post-screening Q & A. More...

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An Evening of Neon Animation

An Evening of Neon Animation

Sunday, June 26, 2011, 6:00 pm

Jack Feldstein is an award-winning scriptwriter and neon animation filmmaker. Jack's trademark style is the neonizing of a combination of live action video recording and public domain material, particularly cartoons. More...

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Ten Stories Tall

Ten Stories Tall

Sunday, July 10, 2011, 6:00 pm

Director David Garrett will be in attendance for a Q & A. When best friend Anna Hollister dies, Grace Parker confesses to their lifelong affair. The revelation strikes at the core of the friendship of the two families. Starring Ally Sheedy, Josh Hamilton, & Jim Gaffigan. More...

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The Naturalized

The Naturalized

Sunday, July 17, 2011, 6:00 pm

Produced and directed by Aaron Lubarsky & Executive produced by The Daily Show's Jon Stewart, THE NATURALIZED weaves together the lives of people from different countries who share a quest for citizenship by choice, not birthright. FIlmmaker in attendance for Q&A. A short, Almaz, will precede the feature. More...

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My Effortless Brilliance

My Effortless Brilliance

Sunday, July 24, 2011, 6:00 pm

Musician/Actor/Filmmaker Sean Nelson (THE FREEBIE, TREATMENT) in person to introduce the 2008 Lynn Shelton comedy. The film will be preceded with a short film directed by Ben Kasulke. More...

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Cropsey

Cropsey

Sunday, August 14, 2011, 6:00 pm

CROPSEY filmmakers Joshua Zeman & Barbara Brancaccio will be present to introduce their stunning documentary. CROPSEY will be preceded by the short film "Dead Hands", directed by Sarah Daggar-Nickson. More...

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SPECIAL FILMWAX SCREENING & LIVE PERFORMANCE: Reno - Rebel Without a Pause

SPECIAL FILMWAX SCREENING & LIVE PERFORMANCE: Reno - Rebel Without a Pause

Sunday, September 11, 2011, 6:00 pm

To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the tragedy on September 11, 2001, filmwax will be screening the 1-woman show RENO: REBEL WITHOUT A PAUSE directed by Nancy Savoca followed by a rare live performance by Reno. More...

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Skid Row

Skid Row

Friday, September 16, 2011, 7:00 pm

In the feature documentary SKID ROW, Pras Michel - one third of the successful hip-hop band The Fugees - lives on the streets of Skid Row for nine straight days and nights as a homeless person. The entire time he and his crew are undercover, using surveillance cameras. Pras and Producer Rob Wisdom will be part of a post-screening Q&A. More...

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William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe

William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe

Saturday, September 17, 2011, 5:00 pm

Emily Kunstler will introduce the documentary she made with sister Sarah about their Dad, activist/lawyer, Bill Kunstler. DVDs for sale. End of the filmwax summer season. No admission. More...

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FILMWAX FALL SEASON OPENER: Strongman

FILMWAX FALL SEASON OPENER: Strongman

Sunday, September 18, 2011, 6:00 pm

In anticipation of its theatrical run at The Brooklyn Heights Cinema starting Friday, September 23rd, filmwax is proud to screen Zachary Levy's STRONGMAN as its Fall 2011 opener. Levy will be available for a post-screening Q&A. More...

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Battle For Brooklyn

Battle For Brooklyn

Tuesday, September 27, 2011, 7:00 pm

Brooklyn filmmakers Michael Galinsky & Suki Hawley present their documentary, BATTLE FOR BROOKLYN. City Council Member Letitia James to participate in post-screening panel along with film subject, activist Daniel Goldstein. More...

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A Lot Like You

A Lot Like You

Sunday, October 2, 2011, 6:00 pm

Filmmaker Eliaichi Kimaro will be present to introduce her documentary, A LOT LIKE YOU. Eli reaches back through her childhood to her parent's own coming together, to tell this most loving and personal story about identity and More...

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Septien [DVD release party]

Septien [DVD release party]

Sunday, October 9, 2011, 6:00 pm

Party down red-neck style with various cast & crew of SEPTIEN, plus other sundry local filmmakers & unsavory types. Michael Tully’s SEPTIEN follows Cornelius Rawlings who returns to his family’s farm eighteen years after disappearing without a trace. We'll be serving Rawlings PBRs and showing Onur Tukel's making-of documentary LAND OF BAD IDEAS. DVDs will be available for purchase. More...

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Lbs.

Lbs.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011, 6:30 pm

Director Matthew Bonifacio, writer & actor Carmine Famiglietti and other special guests will be present to introduce their film, Lbs. and facilitate a post-screening conversation. More...

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Super, Girls!

Super, Girls!

Sunday, October 23, 2011, 6:00 pm

The first in a series of screenings in partnership with dGenerate Films, we are proud to screen Jian Yi's outrageously funny SUPER, GIRLS! (Chao Ji Nu Sheng) which follows 10 female teenagers on their quest to become instant superstars on China’s biggest television show. Guest speaker, founder of The NY Asian Film Festival, Grady Hendrix. More...

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Little Moth

Little Moth

Sunday, October 30, 2011, 6:00 pm

The 2nd of a 2 films in partnership with dGenerate Films, we are proud to screen Peng Tao's LITTLE MOTH (Xue Chan). When an impoverished country couple adopts a crippled young girl and puts her to work begging on city streets, a battle soon ensues over her fate. Special Guest: writer & filmmaker, Maya Rudolph. More...

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Putty Hill/Hamilton DVD Release Party & Screening

Putty Hill/Hamilton DVD Release Party & Screening

Friday, November 4, 2011, 8:00 pm

Join Director Matthew Porterfield & Filmwax for a DVD release party of PUTTY HILL & HAMILTON. DVDs of Cinema Guild's new 2-disc package of these 2 indie classics will be available for purchase. But come on out for the party! We'll be screening HAMILTON. More...

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House Devil, Street Angel — Rough Cut Screening & Fundraiser

House Devil, Street Angel — Rough Cut Screening & Fundraiser

Saturday, November 12, 2011, 6:00 pm

Join Filmwax's Adam Schartoff for a rough cut screening and Kickstarter Fundraiser for Fivel Rothberg's HOUSE DEVIL, STREET ANGEL: A PERSONAL DOCUMENTARY. More...

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Following Sean

Following Sean

Sunday, November 20, 2011, 6:00 pm

Filmwax's Adam Schartoff welcomes FIlmmaker Ralph Arlyck for a screening of his seminal film, FOLLOWING SEAN. Arlyck returns to the SF 30 years later to find out what ever happened to the precocious young boy who lived upstairs and whom he filmed all those years ago. More...

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Trouble The Water

Trouble The Water

Tuesday, December 6, 2011, 6:30 pm

Join Brooklyn filmmaking couple Tia Lessin & Carl Deal for their seminal Katrina documentary. It's a film you will never forget. After the Q&A we will adjourn to Hot Bird to continue an informal dialogue about the film. More...

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Wo Ai Ni Mommy (I Love You, Mommy)

Wo Ai Ni Mommy (I Love You, Mommy)

Saturday, December 10, 2011, 6:00 pm

In 2007 The Sadowskys of Long Island adopted 8-yr old Fang Sui Yong from China. From the very first moment Sui Yong meets her new mother, we get a real sense of the emotional confusion Sui Yong experiences, as adoption workers translate their 1st words of communication. Join Filmwax's Adam Schartoff & filmmaker Stephanie Wang-Breal for this unforgettable documentary. More...

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Daddy Longlegs [DVD Release Party]

Daddy Longlegs [DVD Release Party]

Thursday, December 15, 2011, 8:00 pm

Please join filmmakers Ben Safdie & Josh Safdie, Filmwax's Adam Schartoff and KimStim for the DVD release party of the award-winning indie comedy DADDY LONGLEGS. More...

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Gabi On The Roof In July

Gabi On The Roof In July

Sunday, December 18, 2011, 6:00 pm

Join the cast of GABI ON THE ROOF IN JULY for this special screening for one of the best indie films to come out of New York in ages. More...

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Karla's Arrival

Karla's Arrival

Sunday, January 8, 2012, 6:00 pm

Koen Suidgeest's documentary KARLA'S ARRIVAL follows 19-year old mother Sujeylin Aguilar and baby Karla, who live as part of a group of kids in a small park in Managua (Nicaragua), as they struggle through the first year of the child's life. The story starts three months before Karla's birth and ends around her first birthday. More...

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Glitch in the Grid

Glitch in the Grid

Friday, January 13, 2012, 7:00 pm

Join Filmwax's Adam Schartoff and filmmaking brothers Eric & Jeff Leiser for the Brooklyn premiere of their film, GLITCH IN THE GRID. Three artists struggling against the grid of society find spiritual renewal. More...

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Sneak Preview Screening: No Regrets, But...

Sneak Preview Screening: No Regrets, But...

Sunday, January 15, 2012, 6:00 pm

Join Filmwax's Adam Schartoff and filmmaker Heather Freudenthal for a sneak prevoew of her documentary, NO REGRETS, BUT... The film explores the experiences of 4 young women transitioning into adulthood. More...

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Mad Hot Ballroom

Mad Hot Ballroom

Friday, January 27, 2012, 6:30 pm

Join filmmaker Marilyn Agrelo for a special screening of her 2005 award-winning film, MAD HOT BALLROOM, the story of NYC public school 11-year kids journey into the world of ballroom dancing. We'll have a Q&A with the filmmaker following the screening. More...

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The Pass It On Project

The Pass It On Project

Saturday, February 4, 2012, 6:00 pm

Melissa Nicolardi & Kalim Armstrong's documentary follows a group of Brooklyn 8th-graders on a trip to the sites of the Civil Rights Movement. Told through the eyes of the students & teachers, this coming-of-age story explores issues of education, race, and social justice through characters that span 3 generations. More...

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ReelAbilities Film Festival: Girlfriend

ReelAbilities Film Festival: Girlfriend

Friday, February 10, 2012, 7:00 pm

Evan, a young man with Down Syndrome, lives with his mother in a working-class town hit hard by the recent economic recession. When he unexpectedly comes into a large amount of money, Evan uses it to romantically pursue Candy, a girl he has loved since high school. GIRLFRIEND won the 2011 Gotham Awards Audience Award. More...

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ReelAbilities Film Festival: Defining Beauty

ReelAbilities Film Festival: Defining Beauty

Saturday, February 11, 2012, 6:00 pm

The vibrant lives of five women with disabilities on their journey to the Ms. Wheelchair America pageant, where the concept of beauty is defined through the lens of advocacy & perseverance. More...

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reRun/Filmwax Tiny Furniture screening & DVD Party

reRun/Filmwax Tiny Furniture screening & DVD Party

Saturday, February 11, 2012, 10:00 pm

In celebration of the Criterion Collection's Blu-ray release of TINY FURNITURE, reRun Gastropub Theater will be presenting a free screening of the hit indie comedy followed by a Q&A and a Skype session with filmmaker/actress Lena Dunham. Filmwax will co-present an after-party in honor of the occasion. Various cast & crew expected. More...

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ReelAbilities Film Festival: Body and Soul

ReelAbilities Film Festival: Body and Soul

Sunday, February 12, 2012, 6:00 pm

The amazing story of 3 young Mozambicans with physical disabilities, who work to help others in their community. Their daily lives reveal how they see themselves, raising questions on self-acceptance and how to find one’s place in society. More...

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Racing Dreams

Racing Dreams

Friday, March 2, 2012, 6:30 pm

Filmwax is proud to screen Marshsall Curry's contemporary classic documentary, RACING DREAMS, in tandem with POV's February 23rd television broadcast. RACING DREAMS is the award winning coming-of-age story about three kids who dream of one day racing in NASCAR. Filmmaker in attendance. More...

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Modra

Modra

Saturday, March 17, 2012, 6:00 pm

Filmwax & pUNK FIlms presents the New York premiere of Ingrid Veninger's MODRA, a portrait of teenage self-discovery against the backdrop of a quirky village in Slovakia. Ingrid, a Toronto native, will be present for the Q&A. More...

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Made in Brooklyn

Made in Brooklyn

Saturday, March 31, 2012, 7:30 pm

Join Athena Georgiadis & FIlmwax's Adam Schartoff as they welcome filmmaker Isabel Hill for a special screening of MADE FOR BROOKLYN. More...

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Moving Midway

Moving Midway

Sunday, April 1, 2012, 6:00 pm

When New York film critic Godfrey Cheshire returns home to North Carolina in early 2004 and hears that his cousin Charlie Silver plans to uproot and move the buildings of Midway Plantation, their family’s ancestral home, an extraordinary, emotional journey begins. More...

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Kati With An I

Kati With An I

Sunday, April 15, 2012, 5:00 pm

KATI WITH AN I is an intimate documentary portrait of Kati, a teenage girl in Alabama, about to graduate high school. The film captures her moment-by-moment emotional transformation over the course of three tumultuous days that leave her future in doubt. More...

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The Great Chicken Wing Hunt

The Great Chicken Wing Hunt

Saturday, April 28, 2012, 6:00 pm

Filmwax is pleased to host a rough-cut fundraiser party for Matt Reynolds' highly entertaining documentary, THE GREAT CHICKEN WING HUNT. Matt, various cast & crew are expected, as well as folks from the NYC Wing Tour, making this an official stop on their search for the best wings. More...

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Half-Cocked [A RUMUR Film]

Half-Cocked [A RUMUR Film]

Thursday, May 3, 2012, 8:30 pm

Join filmmakers Michael Galinsky & Suki Hawley for a 35mm-projected retrospective of RUMUR films beginning with HALF-COCKED. This series is co-presented by Rooftop Films & Filmwax. More...

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Radiation [A RUMUR Film]

Radiation [A RUMUR Film]

Thursday, May 10, 2012, 8:30 pm

Join filmmakers Michael Galinsky & Suki Hawley for a 35mm-projected retrospective of RUMUR films continuing with HALF-COCKED, their 1999 hit film. This series is co-presented by Rooftop Films & Filmwax. More...

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Anomaly

Anomaly

Saturday, May 12, 2012, 7:00 pm

ANOMALY is an award-winning documentary that provides a thought-provoking look at multiracial identity by combining personal narratives with the larger drama of mixed race in American culture. The screening will be followed by a live musical set by singer-songwriter & ANOMALY subject, Gabriella Callender. More...

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Horns and Halos [A RUMUR Film]

Horns and Halos [A RUMUR Film]

Thursday, May 17, 2012, 8:30 pm

Join filmmakers Michael Galinsky & Suki Hawley for a 35mm-projected retrospective of RUMUR films continuing with HORNS AND HALOS. This series is co-presented by Rooftop Films & Filmwax. More...

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The Subway Film Series

The Subway Film Series

Sunday, May 20, 2012, 7:00 pm

Filmwax is proud to present Jack Feldstein's curated series of short films, The Subway Poetry Film series. Having recently debuted at the Queens World Film Festival, these films by New York filmmakers —most of whom are expected to be present— are interpretations of 6 poems on the subject of the New York subway. More...

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I'm Not Me

I'm Not Me

Monday, May 21, 2012, 8:00 pm

Seating at 7:30 / Screening at 8 — $4 beer drink special. Filmwax has partnered with the Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) for a special series of films by emerging filmmakers. I'M NOT ME tells the story of Josh, a young man, who struggles with the death of his wife. Filmmakers Rodrigo Lopresti & Zak Mulligan will be in attendance. $4 beer drink special. More...

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Short Films by Noelia Santos

Short Films by Noelia Santos

Wednesday, May 23, 2012, 7:00 pm

Filmmaker Noelia Santos presents two of her short films and a work-in-progress. These works blend narrative storytelling with nonfiction approaches (especially with regard to location shooting) and a highly cinematic visual sense. More...

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Hello Lonesome DVD Release Party

Hello Lonesome DVD Release Party

Wednesday, May 23, 2012, 7:00 pm

In celebration of the Film Movement release of filmmaker Adam Reid's Spirit award nominated film, HELLO LONESOME, Filmwax is proud to host a party in the film's honor. Join various member of the cast & crew for a what will inevitably be a most memorable evening. More...

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Code 33 [A RUMUR Film]

Code 33 [A RUMUR Film]

Thursday, May 24, 2012, 8:30 pm

Join filmmakers Michael Galinsky & Suki Hawley for a 35mm-projected retrospective of RUMUR films continuing with CODE 33. This series is co-presented by Rooftop Films & Filmwax. More...

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Battle for Brooklyn [A RUMUR Film]

Battle for Brooklyn [A RUMUR Film]

Thursday, May 31, 2012, 8:30 pm

Join filmmakers Michael Galinsky & Suki Hawley for a 35mm-projected retrospective of RUMUR films closing with their award-winning documentary BATTLE FOR BROOKLYN. This series is co-presented by Rooftop Films & Filmwax. More...

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My Perestroika DVD Release Party

My Perestroika DVD Release Party

Sunday, June 3, 2012, 5:00 pm

A DVD release party for the acclaimed documentary by filmmaker Robin Hessman, co-hosted by Filmwax & The Kings County Cinema Society. More...

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Sons of Perdition

Sons of Perdition

Monday, June 18, 2012, 8:00 pm

In the desert of Utah hides Colorado City, the oldest polygamist compound in the United States. Here men have plural wives and raise their children by the strict code of the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saint religion (FLDS). Filmwax is proud to be curating a monthly screening at the popular night spot, Franklin Park, on 3rd Mondays. More...

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Filmwax at Northside Festival: PUPPET

Filmwax at Northside Festival: PUPPET

Thursday, June 21, 2012, 8:00 pm

In the Filmwax block of the Northside Festival, we'll be screening Andrew Ellis' short documentary, "Figure Father", which was recently the March 2012 runner-up in Hammer to Nail's shorts contest. This will be followed by David Soll's feature documentary, PUPPET, a hit at DOC NYC 2010. Filmmakers & special guests will be in attendance. More...

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Wild Style [A Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival Event]

Wild Style [A Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival Event]

Tuesday, July 10, 2012, 8:15 pm

On Tuesday, July 10th, Filmwax will be a co-presenter at the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival and will feature screenings of Wild Style (1983) and Big Fun in The Big Town (1986) at the Brooklyn Central Library Dweck Auditorium at Grand Army Plaza. More...

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Some Guy Who Kills People screening & DVD release party

Some Guy Who Kills People screening & DVD release party

Monday, July 16, 2012, 8:00 pm

Please join, Franklin Park, Filmwax and Anchor Bay for a screening & DVD Release Party for the hit dark comedy, SOME GUY WHO KILLS PEOPLE. Actor Kevin Corrigan to appear! More...

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My Brooklyn [Brooklyn Reconstructed]

My Brooklyn [Brooklyn Reconstructed]

Wednesday, July 25, 2012, 7:00 pm

With the screening of Kelly Anderson & Allison Lirish Dean's MY BROOKLYN, Filmwax launches a new monthly series, BROOKLYN RECONSTRUCTED. Each film will deal with the themes of gentrification & development in Brooklyn. More...

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I'm Carolyn Parker [A POV Event]

I'm Carolyn Parker [A POV Event]

Thursday, July 26, 2012, 7:00 pm

Filmwax is proud to co-present several screenings with POV this summer at The Brooklyn Museum. Jonathan Demme's new documentary, CAROLYN PARKER: THE GOOD, THE MAD, AND THE BEAUTIFUL, is the first of 3 screenings. More...

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Brute Force / Winnebago Man [Docularious!]

Brute Force / Winnebago Man [Docularious!]

Sunday, August 19, 2012, 4:00 pm

Do me a kindness & come to the launching of the new Filmwax bi-monthly microseries: DOCULARIOUS! at the Harlem institution, Maysles Cinema. We begin with Ben Steinbauer's short BRUTE FORCE & his hit feature, WINNEBAGO MAN. Followed by a live musical performance. More...

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Redlegs

Redlegs

Monday, August 20, 2012, 8:00 pm

Movie Night at Franklin Park continues with Brandon Harris' REDLEGS. Old friends reunite to attend a funeral in their malaise ridden hometown of Cincinnati, Ohio after a mysterious murder. More...

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Give Up Tomorrow [A POV Event]

Give Up Tomorrow [A POV Event]

Thursday, August 23, 2012, 7:00 pm

When a teenager from a political family in the Philippines is accused of a double murder, the corruption of the country's entire judicial system is exposed. Part of a series of pre-broadcast screenings of by POV and Filmwax. More...

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The Domino Effect [Brooklyn Reconstructed]

The Domino Effect [Brooklyn Reconstructed]

Wednesday, August 29, 2012, 7:00 pm

With the screening of Megan Sperry, Daniel Phelps & Brian Paul's THE DOMINO EFFECT, Filmwax continues its monthly series BROOKLYN RECONSTRUCTED. Each film in the series deals with the themes of gentrification & development in Brooklyn. Within those themes is a conversation about race & class in a city undergoing a startling transformation. More...

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Wuss

Wuss

Monday, September 17, 2012, 7:30 pm

Filmmaker Clay Liford and other special guests expected to appear. More...

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Reportero [A POV Event]

Reportero [A POV Event]

Thursday, September 20, 2012, 7:00 pm

REPORTERO follows a veteran reporter and his colleagues at Zeta, a Tijuana-based independent newsweekly, as they stubbornly ply their trade in one of the deadliest places in the world for members of the media. More...

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Battle for Brooklyn [Brooklyn Reconstructed]

Battle for Brooklyn [Brooklyn Reconstructed]

Wednesday, September 26, 2012, 7:00 pm

Council Member Tish James to Introduce the screening. With the Barclays Center set to open 2 days later on 9/28, this screening of BATTLE FOR BROOKLYN is all the more poignant. Each film in the BROOKLYN RECONSTRUCTED series deals with the themes of gentrification & development in Brooklyn. Within those themes is a conversation about race & class in a city undergoing a startling transformation. More...

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Brooklyn Castle [Sneak Preview]

Brooklyn Castle [Sneak Preview]

Saturday, September 29, 2012, 10:00 pm

BROOKLYN CASTLE is a documentary about I.S. 318, an inner-city public school that's home to the most winning junior high school chess team in the country. Filmwax is hosting this special sneak preview in anticipation of its Oct. 19 release. More...

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KATI WITH AN I [DVD Release Party]

KATI WITH AN I [DVD Release Party]

Wednesday, October 17, 2012, 9:00 pm

Join Robert Greene, Sean Price Williams and the filmmaking team behind the Gotham Awards-nominated KATI WITH AN I to celebrate the DVD release! More...

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Better Than Something: Jay Reatard

Better Than Something: Jay Reatard

Monday, October 22, 2012, 7:30 pm

Join filmmakers Alex Hammond & Ian Markiewicz for the Filmwax screening of their fascinating documentary —we won't call it a rock doc— BETTER THAN SOMETHING: JAY REATARD. Doors open at 6:45 / Screening at 7:30. More...

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The Vanishing City [Brooklyn Reconstructed]

The Vanishing City [Brooklyn Reconstructed]

Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 7:00 pm

With the screening of Jen Senko & Fiore DeRosa's film THE VANISHING CITY, Filmwax continues its monthly series BROOKLYN RECONSTRUCTED. Special guests include the filmmakers, Dave Mulkins (Activist/Bowery Alliance of Neighbors), & Nellie Hester Bailey (Human Rights Activist). More...

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Made in Brooklyn [BROOKLYN RECONSTRUCTED]

Made in Brooklyn [BROOKLYN RECONSTRUCTED]

Sunday, November 18, 2012, 7:00 pm

With the screening of Isabel Hilll's MADE IN BROOKLYN, Filmwax continues the monthly series BROOKLYN RECONSTRUCTED. Each film in the series will deal with the themes of gentrification & development in Brooklyn. Within those themes is a conversation about race & class in a city undergoing a startling transformation. More...

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GAYBY

GAYBY

Monday, November 26, 2012, 7:30 pm

With Jonathan Lisecki's award-winning, critically acclaimed comedy, GAYBY, Filmwax co-presents the film's Brooklyn premiere with IFP. More...

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IFP & Filmwax Present: SAHKANAGA

IFP & Filmwax Present: SAHKANAGA

Friday, December 7, 2012, 7:30 pm

IFP & Filmwax are pleased to present John Henry Summerour's striking feature film debut, SAHKANAGA. In attendance for most screenings. More...

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Brave New York & Radioactive City with Richard Sandler

Brave New York & Radioactive City with Richard Sandler

Sunday, December 9, 2012, 7:30 pm

UnionDocs & Filmwax present an evening with still & moving images of a true experimental artist, Richard Sandler. Sandler will be in attendance for discussion along with filmmaker/curator Peter Buntaine (The Experiment). More...

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Gut Renovation [Brooklyn Reconstructed]

Gut Renovation [Brooklyn Reconstructed]

Wednesday, December 12, 2012, 7:00 pm

Filmwax is proud to screen a sneak preview of Su Friedrich's GUT RENOVATION, Filmwax's latest entry in its monthly series BROOKLYN RECONSTRUCTED. Each film in the series deals with the themes of gentrification & development in Brooklyn. More...

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Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work [DOCULARIOUS!]

Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work [DOCULARIOUS!]

Wednesday, December 19, 2012, 7:30 pm

Filmwax's series DOCULARIOUS! continues at The Maysles Cinema with the 2010 documentary JOAN RIVERS: A PIECE OF WORK directed by Ricki Stern & Annie Sundberg. Ms. Stern & others from the film will be present. A joke/shtick contest will follow the Q&A with a DVD giveaway. More...

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Last Summer at Coney Island [BROOKLYN RECONSTRUCTED]

Last Summer at Coney Island [BROOKLYN RECONSTRUCTED]

Wednesday, January 23, 2013, 7:00 pm

The popular Filmwax series, BROOKLYN RECONSTRUCTED, continues with J.L. Arson's striking documentary about changing times in the birthplace of amusement. More...

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IFP & Filmwax Present: MY BROOKLYN

IFP & Filmwax Present: MY BROOKLYN

Friday, January 25, 2013, 6:30 pm

IFP & Filmwax proudly present an extended run of Kelly Anderson & Allison Lirish Dean's award-winning documentary, MY BROOKLYN, from 1/25 — 2/3 (except Friday, 2/1). More...

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20th Anniversary Screening of Brother's Keeper

20th Anniversary Screening of Brother's Keeper

Thursday, January 31, 2013, 7:00 pm

Please join Filmwax & IFC Films for a very special 20th anniversary screening of Joe Berlinger & Bruce Sinofsky's film, BROTHER'S KEEPER. Both filmmakers will be present for a post-screening Q&A. More...

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WHY WE LAUGH [DOCULARIOUS!]

WHY WE LAUGH [DOCULARIOUS!]

Saturday, February 9, 2013, 7:30 pm

A documentary about the history of black comedians, WHY WE LAUGH is the next entry in Filmwax's DOCULARIOUS! series. The screening will be preceded with some stand up by comedian Marc Theobald. More...

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Northeast

Northeast

Friday, February 22, 2013, 7:30 pm

Filmwax, Tribeca Film & reRun present Gregory Kohn's film NORTHEAST for a one-week theatrical engagement. Will is a young man who numbs his sense of loneliness and disconnect with a series of affairs. More...

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Zipper

Zipper

Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 7:00 pm

Filmwax's BROOKLYN RECONSTRUCTED series concludes with Amy Nicholson's outstanding hit documentary, ZIPPER. More...

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IFP & Filmwax Present: MY BROOKLYN

IFP & Filmwax Present: MY BROOKLYN

Friday, March 8, 2013, 7:00 pm

IFP & Filmwax proudly present another week screening Kelly Anderson & Allison Lirish Dean's award-winning documentary, MY BROOKLYN, from 3/8 — 3/14. More...

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Daggawood Films & Filmwax Present NELL & THE BELL Fundraiser

Daggawood Films & Filmwax Present NELL & THE BELL Fundraiser

Thursday, April 4, 2013, 7:00 pm

Come out to our favorite Brooklyn watering hole to support the Nell & The Bell Movie! Your purchase of a ticket allows you unlimited beer, wine, and a delicious selection of food from BK's finest restaurants! More...

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IFP, Slamdance & FIlmwax Present: STRANGER THINGS

IFP, Slamdance & FIlmwax Present: STRANGER THINGS

Friday, April 5, 2013, 7:30 pm

STRANGER THINGS – the debut feature by Eleanor Burke and Ron Eyal – will have its theatrical debut in New York City, April 5-11 at reRun Theater, presented by the Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), Filmwax and the Slamdance Film Festival. More...

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KUMARÉ

KUMARÉ

Saturday, May 11, 2013, 7:30 pm

Filmwax's hit series, DOCULARIOUS! is back at the Maysles Cinema with another funny documentary: KUMARÉ, Vikram Gandhi's unbelievable film. More...

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WALK AWAY RENEE DVD RELEASE PARTY

WALK AWAY RENEE DVD RELEASE PARTY

Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 8:00 pm

Please join Filmwax, Sundance Selects & filmmaker in celebrating the release of the festival hit documentary, WALK AWAY RENEE and filmmaker Jonathan Caouette's belated 40th birthday. More...

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A TEACHER Screening & After Party

A TEACHER Screening & After Party

Monday, June 17, 2013, 7:00 pm

Oscilloscope & FIlmwax are pleased to present the New York premiere of Hannah Fidell's Sundance Film Festival hit, A TEACHER. The screening will take place opening night of the Northside Film Festival and will be followed by a party. More...

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Never Not Working: Short Films on Labor from True/False

Never Not Working: Short Films on Labor from True/False

Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 7:00 pm

DCTV & Filmwax present this block of short documentaries devoted to labor issues around the world. Curated by True/False, the event will be moderated by Paul Sturtz. More...

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DRIVERS WANTED presented by Filmwax & the Queens World Film Festival

DRIVERS WANTED presented by Filmwax & the Queens World Film Festival

Saturday, September 7, 2013, 8:00 pm

Please join us for a free screening of Joshua Z. Weinstein's DRIVERS WANTED at a Queens taxi garage parking lot! Presented by Filmwax and the Queens World Film Festival. More...

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STRONGMAN DVD/Digital Release Party

STRONGMAN DVD/Digital Release Party

Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 7:00 pm

FIlmwax cordially invites you to celebrate the digital distribution of Zachary Levy's documentary STRONGMAN. More...

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