FRIDAY NIGHT ART HOUSE CLASSICS: THE HARDER THEY COME

6 River Terrace 6 River Terrace, New York

This series features courageous films inspired by the civil rights movement. The Harder They Come is a 1972 Jamaican film that features Jimmy Cliff as an aspiring young singer from the countryside who travels to Kingston to pursue musical stardom. After being victimized by an unscrupulous record producer, the local drug trade and corrupt police, he fights back and becomes an inadvertent folk hero. *Mature audiences only.*

BPC BACK TO SCHOOL

Rockefeller Park New York, NY

School’s back! Celebrate the return to school at this family community event with beats by DJ Susan Z. Anthony, chalk drawings, a picnic area, and an array of classic lawn games. Fast break to the basketball court for a New York Red Bulls freestyle soccer show. The evening ends with a screening of The Sandlot complete with popcorn. 

ART HOUSE CLASSICS: 7 BOXES

Virtual Program

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Paraguayan thriller 7 Boxes (2012, Juan Carlos Maneglia & Tana Schémbori) follows the adventures of wheelbarrow courier Víctor who receives an unusual proposal: to carry boxes of unknown content through Mercado 4 in Asunción, but things get complicated along the way. Registration required, click on event for details.

ART HOUSE CLASSICS: SMOKE SIGNALS

Virtual Program

In celebration of Native American Heritage Month, we present Smoke Signals (1998, Chris Eyre), the first feature film written, directed, and produced by Native Americans. It is a story of two childhood acquaintances who become friends on a trip from their reservation in Idaho to Colorado. Registration required click event to sign up.

70’s CINEMA: ROCK ‘n’ ROLL HIGH SCHOOL

Virtual Program

Part concert film and part comedy, Rock ‘n’ Roll High School (1979, Allan Arkush) is about a student who leads a rock rebellion against the school administration with help from the Ramones. Registration required, click the event to sign up.

70’s CINEMA: HARRY AND TONTO

Virtual Program

A man in his seventies is evicted from his Manhattan apartment in Harry and Tonto (1974, Paul Mazursky), and then embarks on a cross-country odyssey with his beloved cat Tonto.
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70’s CINEMA SERIES: AN UNMARRIED WOMAN

Virtual Program

In celebration of Women’s History Month, we present An Unmarried Woman (1978, Paul Mazursky) A wealthy woman from Manhattan's Upper East Side slowly begins to reevaluate her life and explore her newfound freedom after her 16 year marriage comes to a painful end. Registration required, click in to the event to sign up. 

70’s CINEMA SERIES: WAKE IN FRIGHT

Virtual Program

Wake in Fright (1971,Ted Kotcheff) tells the story of a British schoolteacher's descent into personal demoralization at the hands of drunken, deranged derelicts while stranded in a small town in outback Australia. Registration required, click in to the event to sign up. 

FAIRY TALE FILMS: KIKUJIRO

6 River Terrace 6 River Terrace, New York

In celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, BPCA presents Kikujiro (1999, Takeshi Kitano). Based on The Wizard of Oz, a young, naive boy sets out alone to find his wayward mother. Soon he finds an unlikely protector in a crotchety man and the two have a series of unexpected adventures along the way. Free popcorn will be served, and a discussion will follow the screenings. This film is rated PG 13. Click into the event to RSVP.

FAIRY TALE FILMS: SON OF THE WHITE MARE

6 River Terrace 6 River Terrace, New York

Based on a Hungarian folktale, Son of the White Mare (Marcell Jankovics,1981), is a swirling, color-mad epic journey to save the universe. Reminiscent of the hallucinatory palette of “Yellow Submarine” and the rich visual storytelling of “Fantasia”, critics have deemed it one of the greatest psychedelic animated movies ever made. Free popcorn will be served, and a discussion will follow the screenings. This film is rated PG 13. Click into the event to RSVP.