Latin Movies NYC

Discover a world of Latin movies in NYC at film presenters, movie theaters, and film festivalsFriday is opening night at the movies.

“Coco” is the Disney Day of the Dead movie

2018 Oscar & Golden Globe
Best Animated Film
~
Disney got it right

BlacKkKlansman is Spike Lee straight to the heart of racism

August 10 – October 11, 2018
~
The Brooklyn director is at his best in this comedy about race based on the true story of a Black cop who infiltrated the KKK

‘CIELO’ captures the heavens over Chile’s Atacama Desert

“Oh my God! It’s full of stars!”
Film Forum
Hudson Square (East SoHo), Manhattan
ONE WEEK ONLY
Wednesday – Tuesday
August 15 – August 21, 2018

‘Wild Style’ is THE classic Hip-Hop movie

Celebrate the first Hip-Hop movie’s 35th Anniversary with original cast members and special guests where the movie’s climax was filmed.
SUMMERSTAGE
East River Park Bandshell
Lower East Side, Manhattan
Thursday, August 9, 2018

‘Cocote’ is a Dominican film that questions family, tradition and faith

Winner of “Best Film” at Switzerland’s 2017 Locarno International Film Festival.
IFC Center
West Village, Manhattan
August 3 – 9, 2018

‘Brimstone & Glory’ makes time stand still in the fire

BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn!
Prospect Park Bandshell
Saturday, July 21, 2018

‘Boom for Real’ docs Haitian-Puerto Rican Jean-Michel Basquiat’s early years

Documentary about the City and people who formed the first international black art star.
May 11 – June 21, 2018

‘Chavela’ is an intimate portrait of Mexican ranchera singer Chavela Vargas

New York City Department of Parks & Recreation and Mexico Now! Cinco de Mayo Celebration
Sunset Park
Sunset Park, Brooklyn
Friday, May 4, 2018
Free

‘Disobedience’ by Oscar winning Chilean director Sebastián Lelio

The latest by the Academy Award-winning Argentine – Chilean director of ‘A Fantastic Woman’ and ‘Gloria.’
April 27 – July 12, 2018

‘FANIA All Stars Live in Africa’ captures the excitement that was la Salsa

Museum of the City of New York
East Harlem, Manhattan
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

‘Back to Burgundy’ is the next generation of a traditional winemaking family

Angelika Film Center
Greenwich Village, Manhattan
March 23 – 29, 2018

French-Canadian sci-fi thriller ‘Blade Runner 2049’ wins Two Oscars

Winner of 2 Oscars & 2 BAFTAs for:
Cinematography
Special Effects

‘El Mar La Mar’ uncovers haunting beauty on the border at MoMA Film

The experimental film immerses you in how hard the journey across the border is.
MoMA Film
Midtown, Manhattan
Daily
February 23 – March 1, 2018

Chilean ‘A Fantastic Woman’ 2018 Foreign-Language Film Oscar winner

Marina, a waitress and singer, faces rejection while mourning the death of her boyfriend. By Argentine – Chilean director Sebastián Lelio.
February 2 – May 17, 2018

‘Vazante’ gets under your skin in a painfully beautiful way

Brilliant story about racism in colonial Brazil.
IFC Center
West Village, Manhattan
January 12 – 25, 2018

‘Django’ shows us how to respond to institutional racial hate ~ Keep going

A bio-drama about how the legendary French Manouche Hot Jazz guitarist responded to Nazi persecution.
IFC Center
West Village, Manhattan
January 5 – 18, 2018

‘Ferdinand’ the bull has to decide whether he is a fighter or a lover

OPENED December 15, 2017
CLOSED January 18, 2018

Mexican director Del Toro’s Best Picture ‘The Shape of Water’ closes today

13 Oscar Nominations. WINNER: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Score, Best Production Design
BAFTA Best Director
2 Golden Globes
2 SAG Award Nominations
Venice Golden Lion
November 30, 2017 – April 5, 2018

‘Gabo y el Cine’ explores the influence of film on Gabriel García Márquez

Colombian Consulate
10 East 46th St
between Fifth & Madison
Midtown East, Manhattan
Wednesday, November 29, 2017

‘The Paris Opera (L’Opéra)’ backstage with the world’s best opera ballet

Film Society of Lincoln Center
Francesca Beale Theater
Thursday, October 19, 2017
EXTENDED AGAIN
Thursday, November 16, 2017

Lincoln Center White Light Festival 2017 explores the art of spirituality

Lincoln Center and venues across Manhattan
October 18 – November 15, 2017

New York Film Festival 55 (2017)

Film Society of Lincoln Center
& Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center
September 28 – October 15, 2017

Lincoln Center at the Movies

Central Park SummerStage
Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Modesto Lacen is a multitalented actor

National Puerto Rican Day Parade 2017 Ambassador

Open Roads: New Italian Cinema 2017

Contemporary Italian movies
Film Society of Lincoln Center
Walter Reade Theater
165 West 65th St
Lincoln Square
June 1-7, 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.

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

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.
IFC Center
West Village, Manhattan
May 5 – 18, 2017

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

Mexican-American comedy
Played April 28 – June 9, 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

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

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

Havana Film Festival New York 2017

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

46th New Directors / New Films

New Argentine, Brazilian, Chilean, & Mexican directors
MoMA, Midtown
Film Society of Lincoln Center
March 15-26, 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

89th Academy Awards (2017)

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Hollywood, California
Sunday, February 26, 2017

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

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

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

Neighboring Scenes 2017 contemporary Latin American cinema showcase

Film Society of Lincoln Center
January 26 – 31, 2017

74th Golden Globes (2017)

Sunday, January 8, 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

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

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” December 8, 2016

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

The Condemned (Review)

March 5, 2013 ~ “The Condemned” 2012 by writer/director Roberto Busco-Garcia, is a psychological thriller set in small town Puerto Rico.

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.

New York City’s independent cinemas include:

Greenwich Village

Angelika Film Center

Cinema Village

IFC Center

Quad Cinema

Village East Cinema

East Village

Anthology Film Archives

Midtown

Paris Theatre

SoHo

Film Forum

Upper East Side

Beekman Theatre

East 86th St. Cinema

 

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


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