Latin Movies in New York City

Latin movies in New York City are at major cinemas, Film Society of Lincoln Center and MoMA Film. The big film festivals are the Tribeca Film Festival and New York Film Festival. Neighboring Scenes is the big Latin film festival. Friday is opening night at the movies.

Lincoln Center at the Movies Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Central Park SummerStage
Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Dominican Film Festival in New York 2017

United Palace
Washington Heights
and other venues
July 25-30, 2017

Zoe Saldana is back as Gamora in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Dominican-Puerto Rican star
Opened citywide May 5
Now playing
Friday, June 9, 2017

New York Jewish Film Festival 2018

Film Society of Lincoln Center
January 10-23, 2018

Neighboring Scenes 2018 contemporary Latin American cinema showcase

Film Society of Lincoln Center
January 2018 TBD

Open Roads: New Italian Cinema 2017

Contemporary Italian movies
Film Society of Lincoln Center
Walter Reade Theater
165 West 65th St
Upper East Side
June 1-7, 2017

How to be a Latin Lover stars Eugenio Derbez, Salma Hayek, & Raquel Welch

Mexican-American comedy
Played April 28 – June 9, 2017

“Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe” asks one of the big questions of our time

The Austrian-Jewish writer was one of the great international writers of the 1930s. When Europe self-destructed, he saved himself through exile in Brazil, but never stood up to Fascism. Opened May 12. Now playing at Lincoln Center Cinemas in the Upper West Side, Fri, May 19, 2017.

Like Crazy (La pazza gioia) finds a little bit of happiness

Two half women make themselves whole by taking a road trip out of the psychiatric hospital into a truly crazy world in this Italian comedy-drama. Ran in NYC May 5-18, 2017.

Unforgettable is a fun erotic thriller starring Rosario Dawson

Dawson plays the new fiancé with a dark past. Katherine Heigl is the “psycho-Barbie” ex in this update of the 90s thriller formula. Opened Apr 21. Now playing May 5, 2017

Nacho Vigalondo’s “Colossal” is a monster of a romantic comedy

The Spanish director makes a fun romantic comedy with a riveting Kaiju monster twist. Stars Anne Hathaway and Jason Sudeikis. Opened April 7. Now playing at Regal Union Square & Cinépolis Chelsea, Fri, May 5, 2017

Tribeca Film Festival 2017 celebrates the power of storytelling

N.O.W. Showcase just announced! Argentine, Brazilian, Colombian, Cuban, Dominican, French, Italian, Mexican, Spanish, and Venezuelan stories, Wed-Sun, Apr 19-30, 2017

Truman is a comedy about life

The Spanish comedy-drama, a critical favorite, is now playing at Angelika Film Center in Greenwich Village, Fri, Apr 28, 2017

Havana Film Festival New York 2017

At the Directors Guild Theatre and other venues Mar 30 – Apr 7, 2017

New Directors / New Films presents emerging filmmakers in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, & Mexico

MoMA, Midtown
Film Society of Lincoln Center
March 15-26, 2017

Film Society of Lincoln Center

America’s leading film presenter screens great American and international movies every day.

Rendez-Vous with French Cinema 2017

Film Society of Lincoln Center
144 West 65th St
Wednesday-Sunday
March 1-12, 2017

Julieta is mature Pedro Almodóvar about the losses in life

Spanish cinema
December 2016-March 2017

Neruda is a wry detective story

Hot Chilean director Pablo Larrain stars Mexican actor Gael García Bernal at IFC Center Mar 10-16, 2017

Natalie Portman is elegant in Jackie

Chilean director Pablo Larrain wows in his English-language debut about Jackie Kennedy. Now playing at Landmark Sunshine, Mar 10-16 2017

2018 Oscars, the 90th Academy Awards

Live on ABC
March 4, 2018

Cinema Tropical Festival, the year’s best Latin American films

Award-winning Argentine, Brazilian, Dominican, and Mexican films at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, Queens, Feb 24-26, 2017

Neon Bull is a beautiful ride (Review)

The Brazilian Cinema Tropical Award winner for “Best Feature Film” screens at the Museum of the Moving Image, Sun, Feb 26, 2017

Everybody Loves Somebody is a fun, romantic comedy

Bilingual Mexican-American film screened Feb 17 – Mar 2 2017

Paz Encina

The only film director to emerge from Paraguay in recent times is screening her two features and some shorts at MoMA in Midtown, Fri-Sun, Feb 10-12, 2017

Museum of the Moving Image

A museum of film, television, and digital media that presents exhibitions and movie screenings

Dance on Camera Festival 2017

The world’s longest-running dance film festival screens Cuban, Brazilian, and Venezuelan filmmakers at Film Society of Lincoln Center Feb 3-7, 2017

Assassin’s Creed

French adaption of the French-Canadian video game stars French actress Marion Cotillard making Michael Fassbender relive the adventures of his Templar-fighting ancestor in 15th century Spain. AMC Empire 25 Jan 20-26, 2017

Golden Globes by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association

January 7, 2018

Elle

Paul Verhoeven’s psychological thriller, starring Isabelle Huppert, is the French Best Foreign Language Film submission to the 88th Academy Awards. MoMA is screening “Elle” Thu, Dec 8 at 7:30pm.

Arrival (Review)

An intelligent science fiction drama by French-Canadian director Denis Villeneuve. Starring Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, and Forest Whitaker, it opens citywide Nov 11, 2016.

Our Last Tango

The story of María Nieves, the legendary Tango partner of Juan Carlos Copes, the artist who put Tango on the stage. On Netflix.

Sofia Vergara

Forbes reports Sofia Vergara, the Colombian-American star of “Modern Family” is the highest paid actor in television

54th New York Film Festival

The red carpets of the 54th New York Film Festival at Film Society of Lincoln Center will draw crowds of filmmakers and movie stars to NYC September 30 – October 16, 2016.

Latin Talent in the MTV Music Video Awards

The 2016 VMAs were at
Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016.

When Two Worlds Collide

Heidi Brandenburg and Mathew Orzel’s 2016 documentary about the clash between Peru’s Amazonian people and the government screens at Film Forum Wednesday, August 17 to Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Death in Arizona

Unusual visual poetry about love lost is intertwined with thoughts of the sole survivor of a cataclysmic event in Tin Dirdamal’s 2014 Mexican-Bolivian-German film. Screens with director Q&A as part of the PROYECTOR series at UnionDocs Brooklyn on Friday July 15 at 7:30pm.

Anna Magnani

Retrospective of the actress who was the symbol of Italian post-war cinema
Film Society of Lincoln Center
May 18 – June 1, 2016

CINEFEST 2016

A showcase of recent films from across the Spanish-speaking world curated by the The New School’s Foreign Languages department
The New School
Friday, April 15 from 4-10pm
Friday, April 22 from 4-10pm

An American in Paris

Christopher Wheeldon’s 2015 hit Broadway musical inspired by George Gershwin’s 1928 jazzy symphonic poem continues at the Palace Theatre through October 9, 2016.

Displaced but not Defeated

In this Films BYkids production, 16-year old Colombian María Ceballos tells her personal story about what it is like to be displaced by civil war.
THIRTEEN NYC
Sunday, February 14, 2016 7:30-8pm

Neighboring Scenes: New Latin American Cinema

Contemporary Latin American cinema showcase
Film Society of Lincoln Center
January 7 – 10, 2016

Kicking + Screening Soccer Film Festival 2013

An annual festival centered around soccer films that are about more than just the beautiful game.

The Condemned (Review)

MOVIE REVIEW ~”The Condemned” 2012, a psychological thriller set in small town Puerto Rico by writer/director Roberto Busco-Garcia.

Heleno Movie Review

A universal story, masterfully told, elegantly shot & brilliantly acted by Rodrigo Santoro. A film of passion, decadence and destruction.

Rodrigo Santoro ~ Heleno

An interview with Rodrigo Santoro on his latest film, Heleno, a powerful human drama about the passion, decadence and destruction of Heleno de Freitas.

Heleno

A film about the passion, decadence and destruction of the first global sports star, Brazilian footballer Heleno de Freitas, opens December 7.

Instituto Cervantes

Spanish-language school and cultural center with NYC’s largest Spanish-language library, art exhibitions, film screenings, and performances

New York City’s Art house cinemas include:

Greenwich Village

Angelika Film Center

Cinema Village

IFC Center

Village East Cinema

East Village

Anthology Film Archives

Lower East Side

Landmark Sunshine Cinema

Midtown

Paris Theatre

SoHo

Film Forum

Upper East Side

Beekman Theatre

East 86th St. Cinema

Upper West Side

Lincoln Plaza Cinemas

Art house films are showing up on Netflix after their theatrical runs.


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