Tuesday, July 20, 2010

MUST SEES Arts & Film / July 21 - 28

July 15 - 22 (see schedule below) Premiere Brazil! 2010. The Museum of Modern Art, the Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival and the Consulate General of Brazil in New York are proud to present the 8th annual exhibition of contemporary Brazilian cinema, which opens tonight with the screeing of Lixo extraordinário (Waste Land, 2010), directed by Lucy Walker and co-directed by João Jardim and Karen Harley. This documentary follows Brazilian artist Vik Muñiz portraits of people who subsist on the recyclables they scavenge from the world's largest landfill, Jardim Gramacho, outside Rio de Janeiro. To see the complete programming, click here. At the Roy and Niuta Titus Theater, MoMA, 11 West 53 Street. For more information, call 212-708-9400.

July 21 (6.30 pm) Verano Tropical. Instituto Cervantes and Cinema Tropical present The Supreme Uneasiness: Incessant Portrait of Fernando Vallejo (Luis Ospina, 2003), an account of Colombian history by the controversial Colombian biographer, linguist, filmmaker, novelist, and musician Fernando Vallejo. At Instituto Cervantes, 211-215 East 49th Street. For more information, click here or call 212-308-7720.
July 21 (7 pm) Cinema Tropical's Music+Film / Janeiro In New York Summer Series. Screening of Viva Sao Joao! (Andrucha Waddington, 2002), a journey to Brazil’s St. John’s Festival guided by singer and composer Gilberto Gil. Tickets are $12. At 92YTribeca, 200 Hudson Street (at Canal Street). For more information and to buy tickets, click here or call 212-601-1000.

July 24 (5-7 pm) En Blanco—Opening Reception. Solar Contemporary Art and Design presents an exhibit of entirely new works by Venezuelan artist Astolfo Funes, in which he explores new colors within the portraits of women. Running through August 24th at Art Solar, 44 Davids Lane, East Hampton, NY; viewing hours are by appointment. To RSVP or for more information, click here or call 631.907.8422.

July 22 (6-7 pm) Eagerly Awaiting—Opening Reception. The Magnan Metz Gallery presents an exhibition of 43 works by the late Raúl Martínez, one of Cuba’s most important artists, featuring photography, posters, painting, and collage. Running through August 13th at the Magnan Metz Gallery, 521 West 26th Street. For more information, click here or call 212-244-2344.

July 25 (7 pm) Anthology Screenings. Cinema Tropical and The Anthology Film Archives present Frida (Paul Leduc, 1986), a film exploring the life of famous painter Frida Kahlo. At Anthology Film Archives, 32 2nd Avenue. To buy tickets or for more information, call 212-505-5181.

July 26 (7.30 pm) Revolution in the Revolution: The Shorts of Santiago Álvarez. In celebration of the July 26th movement that kicked off the Cuban Revolution, the Brecht Forum introduces the Visual Liberation Film Festival with Hanoi, Tuesday the 13th (1967), 79 Springtimes (1969), and Now (1965), three shorts by the late Cuban activist and filmmaker Santiago Alvarez. Ticket prices vary. At the Brecht Forum, 451 West Street, between Bank and Bethune Streets. For more information or for tickets, click here or call 212-242-4201.

July 27 - August 1: New York International Latino Film Festival. Launched in 1999, he NYILFF's mission is to showcase the works of the hottest emerging Latino filmmaking talent in the U.S. and Latin America, offer expansive images of the Latino experience, and celebrate the diversity and spirit of the Latino community. Programming includes the flagship film festival in New York City, new music and art showcases, family and community events, scholarships for aspiring filmmakers, and a nationally recognized short film competition in partnership with HBO. Opening night, screening of The Dry Land (Ryan Piers Williams), a story of  one soldier's war to reconnect with his own soul. Starring America Ferrera, Melissa Leo, Ryan O'Nan, Jason Ritter, and Wilmer Valderrama. For festival schedule, click here; for venues and theaters, click here; for red carpet events, click here; for tickets, click here; for more information, click here.

Through August 6th: Los Papaloteros/The Kite-Flyers. QbaVa Gallery presents a special group exhibition by former students and teachers of the Paulita Concepcion School of the Art in Havana, Cuba. At QbaVa Gallery, open Wednesdays through Fridays, 11 am-4 pm and Mondays 2-6 pm, at 508 42nd Street, Union City, NJ. For more information, click here or call 201-325-0197.

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