The New York Film Festival and Tribeca Film Festival are NYC’s big festivals
Film Festivals NYC
Thursday, March 5-15, 2020
FILM AT LINCOLN CENTER
Annual French film festival
Thursday-Sun, March 26-29, 2020
This year’s plate of Colombian movies in NYC.
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
April 15-26, 2020
Tribeca, Upper West Side and Hoboken
One of New York City’s two major film festivals looks at the power of change through art, politics and community.
Recent Film Festivals
Friday-Tuesday, February 14-18, 2020
FILM AT LINCOLN CENTER
Upper West Side, NYC
Cinema Tropical co-produces one of New York City’s most important Latin film festivals. This year’s films are Argentine, Bolivian, Brazilian, Chilean, Colombian, Indigenous, LGBT, Mexican and Peruvian.
February 5-19, 2020
MoMA, Museum of Modern Art
MoMA Film’s documentary festival screens new African, Brazilian, Filipino, French, Ghanan, Italian and Lesothon films.
Wed-Sun, Nov 13-17, 2019
GREENWICH VILLAGE & LOWER EAST SIDE ~ Films by and of the Puerto Rican diaspora at Teatro Círculo, Cantor Film Center NYU, King Juan Carlos Center at NYU and Teatro SEA
November 6-15, 2019
WEST VILLAGE & CHELSEA, NYC ~ The biggest documentary film festival in the U.S. is at IFC Center, SVA Theatre and Cinépolis Chelsea
September 27 – Oct 13, 2019
LINCOLN CENTER ~ The 57th Festival opens with Scorcese’s ‘The Irishman’ and screens Cannes Grand Prix winner ‘Atlantic,’ Pedro Almodóvar’s Spanish film ‘Pain and Glory,’ and Olivier Assayas’ French film ‘WASP Network’ at Film at Lincoln Center
Aug 28 – Sep 7, 2019
VENICE, Italy ~ The Truth (France), The Laundromat (Panama), Joker (Puerto Rico), Wasp Network (Cuba, Spain, Venezuela, Mexico) and The King (France) are big movies with Latin connections
August 12-18, 2019
HELL’S KITCHEN, NYC ~ U.S., Argentine, Brazilian, Costa Rican, Dominican, Ecuadorian, Puerto Rican and Spanish films, a social media influencers conference and a tribute to John Singleton
July 23-28, 2019
NEW YORK CITY
See the best new movies made in the Dominican Republic and by the Dominican diaspora, and network and party with Dominican filmmakers
Fri-Mon, July 12-15, 2019
LINCOLN CENTER, NYC ~ The world’s longest-running dance film festival is screening Cuban, Disability, French and Spanish dance films
June 14-16, 2019
GREENWICH VILLAGE, NYC & CORONA, Queens ~ Annual film festival of movies in Indigenous Quechua languages of the central Andes, that screens in New York City and Quito, Ecuador
TRIBECA, NYC | Daily Apr 24 – May 5, 2019 | Film festival | Argentine, Bolivian, Cuban, Dominican, Ecuadorian, Honduran, Indigenous, Mayan, Mexican, Peruvian, Puerto Rican, Spanish and more stories
MANHATTAN, BRONX, QUEENS; PREFEST Apr 5-8, FEST Apr 9-16, 2019; Latin American film festival ~ Argentine, Brazilian, Chilean, Colombian, Cuban, Dominican, Mexican, Peruvian & Spanish movies, red carpet & parties, plus Cuban ballet legend CARLOS ACOSTA
CHELSEA; Mar 28-31, 2019; Colombian film festival movies ~ The best of the last year’s crop of movies made in Colombia
LINCOLN CENTER & MIDTOWN; daily, Mar 27 – April 7, 2019; Film festival ~ New Argentine, Brazilian, Colombian, French & Mexican filmmakers curated by NYC’s most respected film presenters
ASTORIA, QUEENS; Mar 21-31, 2019; Film festival ~ Filipino, Jewish, Mexican, Romanian and many more movies.
LINCOLN CENTER; Feb 28 – Mar 10, 2019; French film festival ~ New and classic French movies co-presented by UniFrance
LINCOLN CENTER, Feb 22-26, 2019, Latin American film festival ~ Argentine, Bolivian, Brazilian, Chilean, Mexican, Peruvian and Uruguayan movies. Co-presented by Cinema Tropical.
MANHATTAN, BROOKLYN & QUEENS, Weekends, Feb 22 – Mar 17, 2019 ~ Children’s movies from Andorra, Brazil, Cuba, Colombia, France, Guatemala, Italy, Mexico, Portugal and Spain
MIDTOWN, daily Feb 21-28, 2019, international documentary film festival ~ Argentine, Brazilian, Indigenous and Peruvian documentaries screened at the home of one of the world’s great film collections