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The Teacher

In a middle school classroom in Bratislava in 1983, a new teacher, Maria Drazdechova (Maurery), asks each student to stand up, introduce themselves and tell her what their parents do for a living. It slowly becomes clear that perhaps the pupils' grades are related to how willing their guardians are open to helping her out with her errands, her housecleaning, and other random services. After one of

NO MAPS ON MY TAPS AND ABOUT TAP

Milestone Films restoration from the original camera negative and theatrical release of No Maps on My Taps and About Tap establishes the two seminal documentaries by George T. Nierenberg as the films that have helped revitalize the state of tap dancing!

The golden age of tap dancing spanned the first half of the twentieth century and featured extraordinary artists, including Bill “Bojangles”

YEAR BY THE SEA

A NEW YORK FILM CRITIC SERIES PREVIEW SCREENING INCLUDES RECORDED Q/A WITH ACTOR KAREN ALLEN

Hoping to reclaim who she was before marriage and children, an empty nester retreats to Cape Cod where she embarks upon a quest to set herself free.

THE LAST DALAI LAMA?

More than an investigation into the controversy surrounding the 14th Dalai Lama and his exile from Tibet in 1959,THE LAST DALAI LAMA? finds His Holiness, full of compassion, humor, and even anger in his ninth decade. Filmmaker Mickey Lemle (RAM DASS, FIERCE GRACE) grants viewers intimate access to the Dalai Lama and those who have been touched by his vast influence from George W. Bush to the film’s

RIGOLETTO LICEU

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15 11:15AM

Javier Camarena and Antonino Siragusa have chosen the Liceu for their debut as the Duke of Mantua, starring beside Carlos Álvarez, Àngel Òdena -which also makes his debut as Rigoletto- and Leo Nucci, in this luxury production. Rigoletto, based on a play by Victor Hugo, is part of the operatic canon and was censored before the premiere for criticizing the monarchy of the

MAGIC FLUTE (DIE ZAUBERFLOTE)

Julia Jones conducts The Royal Opera’s gorgeous production of Mozart’s The Magic Flute with two wonderful casts including Roderick Williams as Papageno and Janai Brugger as Pamina.

Mozart wrote Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute) for a suburban theatre in Vienna, the Theater auf der Wieden. He drew on the magical spectacle and earthy comedy of popular Viennese theatre. As well as being a comedy,

HUMAN FLOW

Over 65 million people around the world have been forced from their homes to escape famine, climate change and war in the greatest human displacement since World War II.  Human Flow, an epic film journey led by the internationally renowned artist Ai Weiwei, gives a powerful visual expression to this massive human migration. The documentary elucidates both the staggering scale of the refugee crisis

PARADISE

PARADISE tells the compelling story of three individuals, Olga, Jules and Helmut, whose paths cross amidst the devastation of war.Olga, a Russian aristocratic immigrant and member of the French Resistance, is arrested by Nazi police for hiding Jewish children during a surprise raid. As her punishment, she is sent to jail where she meets Jules, a French-Nazi collaborator who is assigned to

La Favorite (National Theater, Munich)

Donizetti’s La Favorite at the Bayerische Staatsoper presents a cast of outstanding bel canto singers: star mezzo-soprano Elīna Garanča as the seductive Léonor de Guzman, Matthew Polenzani as her desperate lover Fernand, and Mariusz Kwiecień as King Alphonse.

Numerous myths surround the historical figure of Léonore de Guzman, mistress of King Alfons XI of Castile, who becomes embroiled within