FILM & VIDEO Wednesday 5/16 FALUN GONG’S …

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Danny Schechter’s
film based on his Akashic book w/same title screens today & tomorrow at
Pioneer Theater, 155 E. 3rd St. (Ave. A), 212-254-3300; 4:15, $8.50, $6 st./s.c./child
under 12 [repeats Thurs. at 6].


 


MUSEUM OF TELEVISION
& RADIO 2001 DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL



Ends on Sunday;
Museum of Television & Radio, 25 W. 52nd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.),
212-621-6800 for times, prices & complete sched. [through 5/20].


 


NICK PARK’S
WORLD: THE ECCENTRIC ADVENTURES OF WALLACE & GROMMET



Ninety-minutes
of Wallace & Grommit claymation, incl. British commercials & three films;
Museum of Television & Radio, 25 W. 52nd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.),
212-621-6600; call for times, free w/mus. adm. [through 6/3].


 


RARE FILM NOIRS



Abandoned
(1947) & Chicago Syndicate (1955); Cinema Classics, 332 E. 11th
St. (betw. 1st & 2nd Aves.), 212-677-6309; 8 & 9:40, respectively, $5.50
[repeats Thurs.].


 



Thursday 5/17



BICYCLE FILM
FESTIVAL



1979’s
Breaking Away, which has some bikes in it, stars Dennis Christopher
& Dennis Quaid & screens at Anthology Film Archives, 32
2nd Ave. (2nd St.), 212-505-5181; 8, call for price.


 


MALAFEMMINA



Film &
video festival devoted to Italian-American women feat. feminist films of the
70s plus panel discussion on cleft politics in Hollywood; Casa Italiana,
24 W. 12th St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 212-998-8739; 6, free [continues
Fri., Sat. & Sun.].


 


SLAM, THE LAST
GRADUATION



Screening for
NYC Books Through Bars; ABC No Rio, 156 Rivington St. (betw. Suffolk & Clinton
Sts.), 212-254-3697, www.abcnorio.org; 7, $5, $3 w/a dictionary.


 



Friday 5/18



NEW YORK STORIES/ANGELIKA
FILM FESTIVAL



Tweny-one shorts,
seven indie features & three doc. screen for three days, actor Frank Whaley
(Pulp Fiction, "Say ‘what’ again!")
hosts festival; Anthology Film Archives, 32 2nd Ave. (2nd St.), 212-505-5181;
call for times & prices [through Sun.].


 


ON THE EDGE
W/RICHARD WIDMARK



Screenings
throughout the weekend inc. Pickup on South Street, Night & The
City
& Kiss of Death; Walter Reade Theater at Lincoln
Center, 165 W. 65th St. (B’way), 212-875-5600; call for times & prices.


 


RECENT JAPANESE
CINEMA



Today, Hats
Eugenia Kim
(1999), short by NY director Atsuko Horiuchi, plus Shooting
Star
by Hiromitsu Yamanaka (1999); Japan Society, 333 E. 47th St. (betw.
1st & 2nd Aves.), 212-832-1155; 6:30, $9, $5 st./s.c. [through 6/22].


 



Saturday 5/19



FROM THE COLLECTION



Marathon screening
feat. Strangers with Candy (ugh) plus unaired pilot; Museum of
Television & Radio, 25 W. 52nd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 212-621-6800;
Sat., Sun. & Tues., call for times & prices [through 5/24].


 


THE RETROSPECTIVE
EYE



Retrospective
on the works of Brian De Palma. This weekend, Obsession (Sat. at 2),
Body Double (Sat. at 3), Phantom of the Paradise (Sun. at 2) &
Dressed to Kill (Sun. at 4); American Museum of the Moving Image, 35th
Ave. (36th St.), Astoria, 718-784-0077; $8.50, $5.50 st./s.c. [through 5/27].


 


A TREASURY
OF FRENCH FILMS



Cine-Club pres.
1937 b&w love story Pepe le Moko w/English subtitles; YWCA, 610 Lexington
Ave. (53rd St.), 212-735-9717; 4:30, call for price [repeats Sun.].


 



Sunday 5/20



OCULARIS


Labyrinth
of Passion,
Almodovar’s funny flick about a nymphomaniac, her
crackpot of a father & a gay punk rocker; 70 N. 6th St. (betw. Wythe &
Kent Aves.), Williamsburg, 718-388-8713; 7 & 9:30, $6.


 



Monday 5/21



THE CINEMA
OF VALERIO ZURLINI



Retrospective
of Italian director screens The Professor, chronicling teacher/student
affair; BAM, 30 Lafayette Ave. (Ashland Pl.), 718-636-4111; Mon. at 9:30, call
for price [through 5/29].


 


IN FOCUS: STAR
STRUCK



Short flicks
by NYC-based film makers at Ocularis, 70 N. 6th St. (betw. Wythe & Kent
Aves.), Williamsburg, 718-388-8713; 8:30, $6.


 



Tuesday 5/22



CINEMA ITALIAN
STYLE



Franco Zeffirelli’s
1986 Otello & Federico Fellini’s 1976 Fellini’s Casanova;
Symphony Space, 2537 B’way (95th St.), 212-864-5400; 7 & 9:15, respectively,
$9, $8 s.c. [through 5/29].


 


PUNK ROCK/HEAVY
METAL KARAOKE



Come watch
familiar faces belt out their favorite tunes during documentary screening about
Monday nights at Arlene Grocery. Film feat. 24 songs & several interviews
incl. one w/Bad Religion’s Greg Hetson; Knitting Factory, 74 Leonard St.
(betw. B’way & Church St.), 212-219-3006; 8, $6.


 


WOMEN MAKE
MOVIES



Collection
of documentaries on 17-year-old girls, Girls Around the World, screens
tonight at Bluestockings, 172 Allen St. (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.),
212-777-6028; 7, $3.



 


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