Volume 73, Number 46 | March 17 -23, 2004



NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S FILM FESTIVAL This international festival, produced by a Tribeca couple, will be held throughout the month of March in venues around the city, including the Regal Union Square. Above photo is from ‘Hammerboy’ a film from South Korea, the English language version. Variety of films geared for specific age groups — toddlers through teens. For information: www.gkids.com or 212-349-0330

JAMES’ JOURNEY TO JERUSALEM at the Film Forum. Tale of a pious young man from a Zulu village on a pilgrimage. James is mistaken for an illegal alien, but rescued by a smooth operator. His journey has just begun. Opens March 5; 209 West Houston St., 212-727-8110.

DOCUMENTARIAN PIONEER AT THE MUSEUM OF JEWISH HERITAGE Films by Charles Guggenheim (pictured above), a central figure in the evolution of the American documentary, will be shown in a day-long series on Sun., Feb. 1. The schedule is as follows: 12:30 pm: ‘D-Day Remembered’ followed by ‘The Johnstown Flood’; 3 pm: ‘The Shadow of Hate’ followed by ‘Robert Kennedy Remembered;’ 5 pm: ‘Berga: Soldiers of Another War.’ All screenings are free. 36 Battery Place, 212-945-0039; www.mjhnyc.org

ANTHOLOGY FILM ARCHIVES, 32 Second Ave., 505-5181: Call for information on upcoming film schedule for December and January including films from Joseph Cornell’s private collection.

THE CANtor film center, 36 E. Eighth St., 212-571-2170: call for information about film schedule & times.

Cinema village, 22 E. 12th St., 646-408-2705: call for schedule & information.

COLLECTIVE: UNCONSCIOUS, 145 Ludlow St., 254-5277: Tue.–Robert Beck Memorial Cinema, local, underground & independent films, 9:30 p.m., $5.

FILM FORUM 1, 209 W. Houston St., www.filmforum.com, 727-8110: Jan. 9-29-”The Battle of Algiers,” Gillo Pontecorvo’s masterwork, on two screens, call for schedule, $9.75; “Zero Day,” open ended engagement of this film looking into the minds of two high school boys, 1, 2:45, 4:30, 6:15, 8:10 & 10:10 p.m., $9.75.

FILM FORUM 2, 209 W. Houston St., 727-8110: Jan. 7-20-Several documentaries about the Legendary Couturier Yves Sain Laurent, call for schedule, $9.75; Call about current films showing on the Forum’s smaller screens.

NEW YORK UNIVERSITy, Cantor Film Center, 36 E. Eighth St., 212-414-2688: Call for schedule & more information, 212-998-1795.

SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS, MOMA Film/Gramercy Theater, 127 E. 23rd St., 212-592-2195: Call for schedule & information.

THE SCREENING ROOM, 54 Varick St., 334-2100: Sun.–“Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” based on the novel by Truman Capote, starring Audrey Hepburn, 1:30 p.m.

Pioneer Theater,
155 E. Third St., 254-3300: Sun.–SHORT FILM SLAM, show your original films and videos before an audience in a real cinema setting, call for guidelines, 2-4 p.m., sign-up 1:30 p.m.

Video Theater NYC, 85 East Fourth St., 212-868-4444: A new microcinema in New York, hoping to create a new niche for independent, low-budget works that are not big enough for the Film Forum or the Angelika, call now for more information, $5.


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