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Resolve Color Grading for Feature Films Master Class

at AbelCine Training - Greenwood 88 35th St 4th Flr, Brooklyn, New York 11232

This class has been created with the focus on an Independent Feature Film Post Production and how to succeed in the industry that demands better image quality at faster turnaround times than ever before. The course covers how to best setup grading theatre as well as the best practices for dealing with the client, delivery and conform. We share some...

Monday Nov 18th, 10am - 5pm

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Resolve Commercials Masterclass

at AbelCine Training - Greenwood 88 35th St 4th Flr, Brooklyn, New York 11232

This Masterclass-level course is designed for discerning freelance or staff colorists working on commercials inside high-end facilities, as well as digital content filmmakers looking to elevate their skills to another level. Participants will work on materials originating from various style of commercials: high-end fashion brand, car, mobile phone...

Wednesday Nov 20th, 10am - 5pm

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Moonlight & Movies: On the Waterfront

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem 1220 5th Ave , New York, New York 10029

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jennifer Egan introduces this outdoor screening of Elia Kazan’s 1954 classic On the Waterfront (108 min). Egan’s latest novel, historical noir thriller Manhattan Beach, and On the Waterfront, which stars Marlon Brando as brooding dock worker Terry Malloy, both traverse the crime-ridden...

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Moonlight & Movies: Modern Times

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem 1220 5th Ave , New York, New York 10029

Charlie Chaplin’s timeless 1936 masterpiece, Modern Times (89 min), marks his final outing as the Little Tramp, this time starring as an inept factory worker caught in the cogs and gears of modern industrialization.  From factory floor to hospital to prison, Chaplin dexterously delivers sly commentary on the brutality of work and...

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Shakespeare's Histories on Film

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

Shakespeare's Histories on Film: Richard II, Henry IV, Part I & II, Henry V The plays came to life in our reading; now the scenes come to life on film. Brilliant comparative excerpts from various versions of these classics reaching back to the silent era. Great 60’s & 80’s ensembles from the RSC & BBC. David Warner, Janet Suzman,...

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5 sessions

New Queer Cinema

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Brooklyn 68 Jay St, Brooklyn, New York 11201

Emerging in the cultural-political turmoil of the 1990s, New Queer Cinema offered representations of gay and lesbian life that have often been described by a single word: defiant. According to film scholar, B. Ruby Rich, four elements converged to produce New Queer Cinema: AIDS, Reagan, camcorders, and cheap (New York City) rent. Equally important...

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4 sessions

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Moonlight & Movies: 9 to 5

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem 1220 5th Ave , New York, New York 10029

Although nearly 40 years old, the classic 1980 feminist satire 9 to 5 (Colin Higgins, 110 min) still remains all too relevant in today's #MeToo America. The film stars three secretaries, Doralee (Dolly Parton), Judy (Jane Fonda), and Violet (Lily Tomlin) who exact revenge on their tyrannical, sexist boss (Dabney Coleman) with humor...

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Moonlight & Movies: En el Séptimo Día

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem 1220 5th Ave , New York, New York 10029

Shot on location in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, En el Séptimo Día (On the Seventh Day) (Jim McKay, 2017, 97 min) follows José (Fernando Cardona), an undocumented bike delivery worker, over the course of seven days. When his soccer team makes the finals on a day he is asked to work, José, the team's captain, is forced to decide between...

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Our Zombies, Our Selves

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights 190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

From Bela Lugosi’s role as Haitian vodou master Murder Legendre in the 1932 film White Zombie to AMC’s Golden Globe-nominated television series The Walking Dead, we have long been both horrified and fascinated by cinematic tales of the undead. The figure of the zombie, however, has been far from constant throughout the history of film. Before...

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On Camera

at The New School - Manhattan 10011

Students explore media history and the basic concepts employed in media analysis, examining the history of technologies from the thaumatrope to digital media. Examples are drawn primarily from the visual media of commercial film, television, advertising, video, and the Internet, although alternative media practices are also noted.  You will learn...

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16 sessions

Documenting LGBTQ Life

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem 1220 5th Ave , New York, New York 10029

Directors Rodney Evans, Michelle Memran, and Conrad Ventur discuss how film as a creative medium can document, preserve, and represent LGBTQ history and biography. The program will include clips from the directors' most recent films, each of which focus on queer artists, from drag performer and Warhol superstar Mario Montez and playwright Maria Irene...

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Mabel Normand and Sailors' Snug Harbor

at Noble Maritime Collection - Randall Manor 1000 Richmonde Terrace Building D, Staten Island, New York 10301

Join us for a fascinating look at the life of silent film actress Mabel Normand, who is famous for her roles alongside Charlie Chaplin and Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle in the late 1910s through the 1920s. A Staten Islander, her father Claude was a master carpenter and stage designer at Sailors’ Snug Harbor, and their family lived in a house on Tysen...

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The Making of The Great Gatsby

at Q.E.D. - Astoria 27-16 23rd Ave, Astoria, New York 11105

Part of Greater Astoria Historical Society's monthly lecture series, this installment is all about the making of The Great Gatsby. In Australian filmmaker Baz Luhrmann's remake of 'The Great Gatsby' starting Leonardo DiCaprio,The Greater Astoria Historical Society is credited as 'Historical Adviser' to the movie production. The lecture features a...

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Moonlight & Movies: The Naked City

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem 1220 5th Ave , New York, New York 10029

View Jules Dassin's dazzling 1948 film noir The Naked City on the Museum’s Terrace as part of our outdoor film screening series, Moonlight & Movies. Long before Stanley Kubrick cemented his reputation as an iconic yet enigmatic filmmaker, before 2001: A Space Odyssey and A Clockwork Orange, he joined Look magazine...

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Flying University: The Double Negative

at Caveat - Lower East Side 21-A Clinton St, New York, New York 10002

Full Course Name: Flying University: The Double Negative & Subversive Pop Culture Flying University is a crash course in hidden histories - shining a light on ideas, people, science, and moments in history from a new perspective. It’s an interactive presentation series featuring storytellers, experts, professors, comedians, (and of course,...

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