West Side Community Garden Presents the First Movie in the Garden Screening of The Artist

The West Side Community Garden is proud to present the first Movie in the Garden with a special screening of the 2011 Silent Film The Artist on August 23, 2013 at 8:00pm

The Artist (2011) (100 minutes)

The Artist is a 2011 French romanticcomedy-drama film in the style of a black-and-white silent film. The film was written and directed by Michel Hazanavicius and stars Jean Dujardin and Bérénice Bejo.The story takes place in Hollywood, between 1927 and 1932, and focuses on the relationship of an older silent film star and a rising young actress as silent cinema falls out of fashion and is replaced by the “talkies .” It won the Academy Award  for Best Film, Best Actor, and Best Director in 2012. 

The movie will be held at the West Side Community Garden at 123 W 89th St New York, NY 10024 (Between Amsterdam and Broadway) and admission is free. For more information go to www.westsidecommunitygarden.org.
Rooftop Film Summer 2013

Rooftop Film Summer 2013

Now that the weather is warming up, you wanna stay outside longer. Sidewalk cafes, beer gardens and the parks are filling up with New Yorkers who want their patch of outdoor space to enjoy. 
Film buffs, usually relegated to dark rooms with sticky floors, can also enjoy the warmer weather during the summer through a number of outdoor film festivals being staged across the city. 
Check it out:
Rooftop Films – through to August 17
New York Japan Cinefest – June 6 & 7, Japan Society. http://bit.ly/18Tnjl8
Films on the Green, June 7 – Sept. 5
Human Rights Watch Film Festival – June 14 – 22
Bryant Park Summer Film Festival – June 17 – August 19.

New York International Children’s Film Festival

Celebrating its 15th year, the countries largest film festival for kids and teens will present more than 100 groundbreaking new works throughout the month of March.

The New York International Children’s Film Festival gives movie-lovers the opportunity to see U.S. premieres of international films and get sneak previews of the best upcoming shorts, features, and documentaries. NYICFF is an Oscar-qualifying festival, and in the past four years alone it has screened 11 films that were later nominated for Academy Awards.

Along with a carefully selected collection of feature films from around the world, this year’s festival includes six short film programs, kid-friendly opening and closing galas, filmmaker Q&A’s, film making workshops, and the NYICFF Awards Ceremony on March 25, when the 2012 jury — including silver screen greats like Susan Sarandon and Uma Thurman — will announce the best of the fest.

The festival runs March 3-25 in various locations around New York City.
You can buy tickets here .

The NYC Food Film Festival, Oct. 13-16th, 2011

The NYC Food Film Festival kicks off this weekend – October 13-16th. 
Through documentaries, features and short films, the Festival showcases the best, and the most memorable, of the world’s favorite foods. Along with a heaping helping of mouth-watering films you are served up the food that you are watching on the screen for a multi-sensory, full-bodied experience.

The NYC Food Film Festival is a competitive film festival that presents awards in seven categories: Best Feature, Best Short, Best Super-Short, Best Food Porn, Best Film Made In New York, Food Filmmaker of the Year and the Audience Choice Award. The Official Selections of the 2011 NYC Food Film Festival are reviewed by a judging panel comprised of members of New York City’s food and film communities.

For the 3rd year in a row, the NYC Food Film Festival announced its partnership with the Food Bank For New York City; a portion of Festival proceeds will be donated to the Food Bank to assist in its important work.

Taste what you see on screen.