Archive for the 'Movies' Category

Tigers and global corporate criminality: “We’ve got a really bad system”

Friday, October 17th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Toronto International Film Festival 2014—Part 6 Tigers and global corporate criminality: “We’ve got a really bad system” By David Walsh on the World Socialist Web Site on October 15, 2014.

Tigers

The legacy of postwar Polish filmmaker Andrzej Munk

Friday, October 17th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: The legacy of postwar Polish filmmaker Andrzej Munk By Dorota Niemitz on The World Socialist Web Site on October 13, 2014.

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The Boxtrolls: A cartoonish glimpse of class society

Friday, October 10th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: The Boxtrolls: A cartoonish glimpse of class society By Zaida Green on the World Socialist Web Site on October 6, 2014.

The Boxtrolls

YIVO News and Events

Friday, October 10th, 2014

SpartacusFarewell to Communism:
Howard Fast and Soviet Yiddish Writers
Tuesday, October 7 | 7:00pm
Ruth Gay Seminar in Jewish Studies
Free | RSVP: yivo.org/reservations / (212) 294-8301 x5167

Come join us for a special Members-Only Reception at 5:30pm to meet other YIVO Members, staff, and our new Albert B. Ratner Visiting Scholar in East European Jewish Literature, Professor Gennady Estraikh. The reception is only a couple of days away - RSVP today!

Novelist Howard Fast (1914-2003), remembered today as the blacklisted author of Spartacus, was one of the mos (more…)

Calvary: An Irish priest threatened for another’s crimes

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Calvary: An Irish priest threatened for another’s crimes, Written and directed by John Michael McDonagh, Reviewed By Christine Schofelt on the World Socialist Web Site on October 4, 2014.

Calvary

A film on Bion: “A Memory of the Future” with Mike Eigen at NPAP

Monday, October 6th, 2014

National Psychological Association for Psychoanalysis
NPAP Continuing Education Committee

Presents A film on Bion: “A Memory of the Future” Mike Eigen, Discussant
Sunday, October 19, 2014
1:00 – 4:00 pm
at NPAP, 40 West 13 Street* (more…)

Trying To Find the Real Heinrich Himmler

Monday, October 6th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Trying To Find the Real Heinrich Himmler By Curt Schleier on the Forward Mobile website on October 1, 2014.

The Films of Hou Hsiao-Hsien

Monday, October 6th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Also Like Life: The Films of Hou Hsiao-Hsien September 12, 2014 — October 17, 2014 at the Museum o the Moving Image in the New York Review of Books Events.

Iraqi Odyssey and other pictures of the modern world

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Toronto International Film Festival 2014—Part 4: Iraqi Odyssey and other pictures of the modern world By David Walsh on the World Socialist Web Site on October 2, 2014.

Iraq Odyssey

Miners Shot Down: Documentary about the 2012 Marikana massacre

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Miners Shot Down: Documentary about the 2012 Marikana massacre By Derek Bell and Martin Kreickenbaum on the World Socialist Web Site on October 1, 2014.

Lonmin employees gather on a hill called Wonderkop at Marikana

The Good, The Bad, and The Unending

Saturday, September 27th, 2014

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The Good, The Bad, and The Unending, Review of The Monuments Men directed by George Clooney, Reviewed by Gavriel D. Rosenfeld in The Jewish Review of Books in the Spring 2014 Issue.

Drone warfare in Good Kill

Friday, September 26th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Toronto International Film Festival 2014—Part 3 Drone warfare in Good Kill … and a roundtable interview with writer-director Andrew Niccol and actor Ethan Hawke By David Walsh on the World Socialist Web Site on September 26, 2014.

Good Kill

Phoenix and Labyrinth of Lies: German history and other complex questions

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Phoenix and Labyrinth of Lies: German history and other complex questions By Joanne Laurier on the World Socialist Web Site on September 24, 2014.

Labyrinth of Lies

Grave of the Fireflies: Two children fighting for survival in wartime Japan

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Grave of the Fireflies: Two children fighting for survival in wartime Japan By Elle Chapman on the World Socialist Web Site on September 22, 2014.

Grave of the Fireflies

Toronto International Film Festival 2014—Part 1: Something different in filmmaking

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Toronto International Film Festival 2014—Part 1: Something different in filmmaking By David Walsh on the World Socialist Web Site on  September 18, 2014.

Letters to Afar: Oct 22, 2014 – Mar 22, 2015

Friday, September 12th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Letters to Afar: Oct 22, 2014 – Mar 22, 2015 Co-presented by the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.

WWI and The Jews

Friday, September 12th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: WWI and The Jews: Film Series and Conference at the Center for Jewish History.

David Lynch’s Mulholland Drive starring Naomi Watts at NYPSI

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

NEW YORK PSYCHOANALYTIC SOCIETY & INSTITUTE:
THE FRIENDS OF THE A. A. BRILL LIBRARY
Marianne and Nicholas Young Auditorium
247 East 82nd St., between 2nd & 3rd, NY, NY, 10028
212-879-6900
www.psychoanalysis.org
www.nypsi.org

Thursday, September 18, 2014, 7 pm
David Lynch’s Mulholland Drive starring Naomi Watts
Screening followed by a discussion with Dr. Will Braun
Purchase tickets HERE or visit nypsi.org (more…)

David Lynch’s Mulholland Drive at NYPSI

Sunday, August 31st, 2014

The Friends of the A.A. Brill Library
of the New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute

We trust you have thoroughly enjoyed your summer and made it through your reading list. NYPSI’s Brill Library is now open for the 2014 – 2015 academic year and we invite you to attend the first film of our Film Series!

David Lynch’s Mulholland Drive
starring Naomi Watts

Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 7pm (more…)

Woody Allen’s Magic in the Moonlight: Keeping life at a distance

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Woody Allen’s Magic in the Moonlight: Keeping life at a distance By David Walsh on the World Socialist Web Site on August 22, 2014.

Magic in the Moonlight