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Sunday November 13th: Editor’s Pick

6:30 at Museum of the Moving Image [Program & Tix]

An Evening with Superstar Mario Montez  Discussion
Plus Warhol’s SCREEN TEST #2
and Rodrigeuz-Soltero’s LUPE
“Mario Montez, Superstar”
6:30 at MOMI

“One of the best natural comedians I’d ever met; he knew instinctively how to get a laugh every time. He had a natural blend of sincerity and distraction, which has to be one of the great comedy combinationz. Jack Smith always said that Mario was his favorite underground actor because he could instantly capture the sympathy of the audience. Mario perfected seeming dumb but being able to say the right things with perfect timing; just when you thought you were laughing at him, he’d turn it all around.” – Andy Warhol, POPism [Read More]

 
**Montez introduces a Jack Smith short program at 3:00 at MoMA.**

Complete Listings

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___92YTribeca___
NAOMI
Eitan Tzur | 2010 | Israel | 90min
“Other Israel Film Festival”
1:00

 

THE LIE
Joshua Leonard | 2011 | US | 80min
“Festival Playlist”
*Director in-person
3:15

 

___American Museum of Natural History___
N!AI, THE STORY OF A !KUNG WOMAN
John Marshall & Adrienne Miesmer | 1980 | Namibia/US | 59min
“Margaret Mead Film Festival”
1:00

 

SPACE SAILORS
Marian Kiss | 2010 | Germany/Hungary | 87min
*Kiss in person
“Margaret Mead Film Festival”
1:30

 

SKYDANCER
Katja Esson | 2011 | US | 75min
*Esson in person; musical performace following film
“Margaret Mead Film Festival”
2:00

 

A WIFE AMONG WIVES
Davis MacDougall & Judith Macdougall | 1982 | Australia/Kenya | 72min
“Margaret Mead Film Festival”
2:30

 

SMALL KINGDOM OF LO
Caroline Leitner, Daniel Mazza, & Giuseppe Tedeschi | 2010 | Italy/Nepal | 54min
MOROLOJA
Alexander Ingham Brooke | 2011 | Italy/UK | 10min
*Mazza & Tedeschi in person
“Margaret Mead Film Festival”
4:00

 

BLUE MERIDIAN
Sofie Benoot | 2010 | Belgium/US | 80min
*Benoot in person
“Margaret Mead Film Festival”
4:30

 

RAINMAKERS
Floris-Jan van Luyn | 2009 | China/Netherlands | 70min
*van Luyn in person
“Margaret Mead Film Festival”
5:00

 

AT NIGHT, THEY DANCE
Isabelle Lavigne & Stéphane Thibault | 2010 | Canada/Egypt | 90min
“Margaret Mead Film Festival”
6:30

 

FLAMES OF GOD
Meshakai Wolf | 2011 | France/Macedonia | 62min
*Wolf in person; intro by Darren Aronofsky; followed my musical performance & ticketed closing night reception
“Margaret Mead Film Festival”
7:30

 

___Anthology Film Archives___
Christopher Maclaine
THE MAN WHO INVENTED GOLD   1957 | US | 14min
BEAT   1958 | US | 6min
SCOTCH HOP   1959 | US | 6min
THE END   1953 | US | 35min
4:30

 

NIGHT SHIFTS
Ivette Löcker | 2010 | Austria | 97min
6:15, 8:30

 

___BAMcinématek___
Kids Films: Shortstack!
Various Shorts | 60min
*Introduction of Puppet Heap’s director Paul Andrejco and Handmade Puppet Dreamsartistic director Heather Henson
“Puppets on Film”
12:00

 

THE MUPPET MOVIE
James Frawley | 1979 | US | 95min
*Intro by Cheryl Henson
“Puppets on Film”
2:00

 

DUMBSTRUCK
Mark Goffman | 2010 | US | 84min
“Puppets on Film”
4:30

 

REHEARSAL FOR A SICILIAN TRAGEDY
Roman Paska | 2009 | US | 79min
*Intro by Roman Paska and writer-producer John Turturro
“Puppets on Film”
6:50

 

RUBBER
Quentin Dupieux | 2010 | France | 92min
“Puppets on Film”
9:15

 

___Film Forum___
STILL JOURNEY ON & Other Recent Films
Robert Gardner | Various Shorts | 90min
“Robert Gardner: Artist/Ethnographer”
1:00, 2:50, 4:40, 6:30, 8:20, 10:10

 

___Film Society of Lincoln Center___
THE APPRENTICESHIP OF DUDDY KRAVITZ
Ted Kotcheff | 1974 | US | 120min
“Hollywood’s Jew Wave”
1:00

 

THE OWL AND THE PUSSYCAT
Herbert Ross | 1970 | US | 95min
*Q&A with Buck Henry
“Hollywood’s Jew Wave”
6:00

 

FUNNY GIRL
William Wyler | 1968 | US | 151min
“Hollywood’s Jew Wave”
8:30

 

___IFC Center___
LENINGRAD COWBOYS GO AMERICA
Aki Kaurismäki | 1989 | Finland | 78min
“Weekend Classics”
11:00am

 

___Museum of Modern Art___
MIKEY AND NICKY
Elaine May | 1976 | US | 106min
“To Save and Project: The Ninth MoMA International Festival of Film Preservation”
12:30

 

SPRINGTIME IN A SMALL TOWN
Tian Zhuangzhuang | 2001 | China | 112min
“In Focus: Fortissimo Films”
1:30

 

Jack Smith Program 2
RESPECTACLE CREATURES   1950-56 | US | 24min
SCOTCH TAPE   1969-62 | US | 3min
OVERSTIMULATED   1959-63 | US | 5min
FLAMING CREATURES   1962-63 | US | 43min
*Introduced by Mario Montez
“To Save and Project: The Ninth MoMA International Festival of Film Preservation”
3:00

 

YES NURSE! NO NURSE!
Pieter Kramer | 2002 | Netherlands | 104min
“In Focus: Fortissimo Films”
4:00

 

Jack Smith Program 2
YELLOW SEQUENCE   1963-65 | US | 15min
JUNGLE ISLAND   1967 | US | 20min
NO PRESIDENT   1967-70 | US | 45min
“To Save and Project: The Ninth MoMA International Festival of Film Preservation”
5:30

 

ALL ABOUT LILY CHOU CHOU
Shunju Iwai | 2001 | Japan | 146min
“In Focus: Fortissimo Films”
7:00

 

___Museum of the Moving Image___
“Brought to you by…” The Short Films of Sesame Street
“Henson Shorts and Programs”
1:00

 

ARABIAN NIGHTS
John Rawlins | 1942 | US | 86min
“Mario Montez, Superstar”
4:00

 

An Evening with Superstar Mario Montez
SCREEN TEST #2
Andy Warhol | 1966 | US | 66min
LUPE
Jose Rodrigeuz-Soltero | 1966 | US | 50min
“Mario Montez, Superstar”
6:30

 
___Quad Cinema___
IN PASSING
Heidi Beaver | 2011 | US | 75min
Plus Various Shorts
“International Film Festival Manhattan”
1:25

 

___reRun Gastropub Theater___
BARBERSHOP PUNK
Georgia Archer and Kristen Armfield | 2011 | US | 83min
7:00

 

___Storefront for Art and Architecture___
FILMS BY JONAS MEKAS & MILAN KNIZÁK
See site for details
“Performa 11”
6:00

 

___UnionDocs___
Documenting Science
Radio Producer Pat Walters, writer Dennis Overbye and artist Natalie Jerimijenko in attendance for discussion. Curated and moderated by Olivia Koski.
7:30

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