Cinematters: Film @ the JCC

The Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan's film program showcases films that promote change and reflect on important topics. Our year round CINEMATTERS series presents previews and special engagements of films followed by discussions with filmmakers, actors, and other special guests.

We also host three festivals in house including the ReelAbilities Film Festival: New York, Other Israel Film Festival, and the Israel Film Center Festival.

This summer, the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan is teaming up with New Plaza Cinema for a Summer Film Series, keeping alive the spirit of Lincoln Plaza Cinemas.

Schedule by film title below. For films by date click here

Seniors may use the discount code SENIOR18 for $5 off tickets (member price)

Far From the Tree
Monday, July 16 - 7pm
Friday, July 20 - 3pm
Sunday, July 22 - 2pm
Sunday, July 22 - 4:30pm
Monday, July 23 - 4:30pm
Tuesday, July 24 - 7pm
Wednesday, July 25 - 7pm

Lives Well Lived
Thursday, July 19 - 4:30pm
Friday, July 20 - 5:30pm
Sunday, July 22 - 7pm
Wednesday, July 25 - 4:30pm

In Between
Monday, July 23 - 7pm
Tuesday, July 24 - 4:30pm

Oh Lucy!
Sunday, July 29 - 2pm
Sunday, July 29 - 4:30pm
Monday, July 30 - 7:30pm
Wednesday, August 1 - 4:30pm

The Desert Bride
Sunday, July 29 - 7pm
Monday, July 30 - 5:30pm
Wednesday, August 1 - 7pm

Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel
Sunday, August 5 - 2pm
Sunday, August 5 - 4:30pm
Sunday, August 5 - 7pm
Monday, August 6 - 7pm
Tuesday, August 7 - 5:30pm
Tuesday, August 7 - 7:30pm

Hotel Salvation
Sunday, August 12 - 2pm
Sunday, August 12 - 4:30pm
Sunday, August 12 - 7pm
Monday, August 13 - 4:30pm
Monday, August 13 - 7pm
Wednesday, August 15 - 4:30pm
Wednesday, August 15 - 7pm

Special Preview: Operation Finale
Monday, August 13 - 7pm

Goodbye, Columbus
Friday, August 17 - 3pm

Point of Order!
Friday, August 17 - 6pm

 

Upcoming Screenings

Far From the Tree Followed by Q&A with director Rachel Dretzin and producer Jamila Ephron
  • Sun, Jul 22 2:00 PM
  • $10.00 / $15.00

Copresented by New Plaza Cinema:

Dir. Rachel Dretzin (US, 2018, 93 min)

Parents of children who have Down syndrome, dwarfism, or autism share intimate stories about the challenges they face.

Far From the Tree Followed by Q&A with director Rachel Dretzin and producer Jamila Ephron
  • Sun, Jul 22 4:30 PM
  • $10.00 / $15.00

Copresented by New Plaza Cinema:

Dir. Rachel Dretzin (US, 2018, 93 min)

Parents of children who have Down syndrome, dwarfism, or autism share intimate stories about the challenges they face.

Lives Well Lived
  • Sun, Jul 22 7:00 PM
  • $10.00 / $15.00

Copresented with New Plaza Cinema

Dir. Sky Bergman (US, 2018, 72 min)

Forty people aged 75 to 100, with a collective life experience of 3000 years, share their secrets, wit, and wisdom on how to live a meaningful life.

Far From the Tree followed by Q&A with producer Jamila Ephron
  • Mon, Jul 23 4:30 PM
  • $10.00 / $15.00

Copresented by New Plaza Cinema:

Dir. Rachel Dretzin (US, 2018, 93 min)

Parents of children who have Down syndrome, dwarfism, or autism share intimate stories about the challenges they face.

In Between
  • Mon, Jul 23 7:00 PM
  • $10.00 / $15.00

Copresented with New Plaza Cinema

Dir. Maysaloun Hamoud  (Israel, 2016, 103 min)

Three Palestinian women living in an apartment in Tel Aviv try to find a balance between traditional and modern culture.

In Between
  • Tue, Jul 24 4:30 PM
  • $10.00 / $15.00

Copresented with New Plaza Cinema

Dir. Maysaloun Hamoud  (Israel, 2016, 103 min)

Three Palestinian women living in an apartment in Tel Aviv try to find a balance between traditional and modern culture.

Far From the Tree
  • Tue, Jul 24 7:00 PM
  • $10.00 / $15.00

Copresented by New Plaza Cinema:

Dir. Rachel Dretzin (US, 2018, 93 min)

Parents of children who have Down syndrome, dwarfism, or autism share intimate stories about the challenges they face.

Lives Well Lived
  • Wed, Jul 25 4:30 PM
  • $10.00 / $15.00

Copresented with New Plaza Cinema

Dir. Sky Bergman (US, 2018, 72 min)

Forty people aged 75 to 100, with a collective life experience of 3000 years, share their secrets, wit, and wisdom on how to live a meaningful life.

Far From the Tree
  • Wed, Jul 25 7:00 PM
  • $10.00 / $15.00

Copresented by New Plaza Cinema:

Dir. Rachel Dretzin (US, 2018, 93 min)

Parents of children who have Down syndrome, dwarfism, or autism share intimate stories about the challenges they face.

Oh Lucy!
  • Sun, Jul 29 2:00 PM
  • $10.00 / $15.00

Copresented with New Plaza Cinema

Dir. Atsuko Hirayanagi (US, Japan, 2017, 96 min)

Oh Lucy! follows Setsuko, a woman seemingly stuck with a drab, meaningless life in Tokyo until she enrolls in an unorthodox English class that requires her to wear a blonde wig and take on an American alter ego named “Lucy.”

Oh Lucy!
  • Sun, Jul 29 4:30 PM
  • $10.00 / $15.00

Copresented with New Plaza Cinema

Dir. Atsuko Hirayanagi (US, Japan, 2017, 96 min)

Oh Lucy! follows Setsuko, a woman seemingly stuck with a drab, meaningless life in Tokyo until she enrolls in an unorthodox English class that requires her to wear a blonde wig and take on an American alter ego named “Lucy.”

The Desert Bride
  • Sun, Jul 29 7:00 PM
  • $10.00 / $15.00

Copresented with New Plaza Cinema

Dir. Cecilia Atán, Valeria Pivato (Argentina, Chile, 2017, 78 min)

Teresa’s life is turned upside down when she is forced to accept a job far away. On her way, she loses her bag, causing her to cross paths with El Gringo, a traveling salesman.

The Desert Bride
  • Mon, Jul 30 5:30 PM
  • $10.00 / $15.00

Copresented with New Plaza Cinema

Dir. Cecilia Atán, Valeria Pivato (Argentina, Chile, 2017, 78 min)

Teresa’s life is turned upside down when she is forced to accept a job far away. On her way, she loses her bag, causing her to cross paths with El Gringo, a traveling salesman.

Oh Lucy!
  • Mon, Jul 30 7:30 PM
  • $10.00 / $15.00

Copresented with New Plaza Cinema

Dir. Atsuko Hirayanagi (US, Japan, 2017, 96 min)

Oh Lucy! follows Setsuko, a woman seemingly stuck with a drab, meaningless life in Tokyo until she enrolls in an unorthodox English class that requires her to wear a blonde wig and take on an American alter ego named “Lucy.”

Oh Lucy!
  • Wed, Aug 01 4:30 PM
  • $10.00 / $15.00

Copresented with New Plaza Cinema

Dir. Atsuko Hirayanagi (US, Japan, 2017, 96 min)

Oh Lucy! follows Setsuko, a woman seemingly stuck with a drab, meaningless life in Tokyo until she enrolls in an unorthodox English class that requires her to wear a blonde wig and take on an American alter ego named “Lucy.”

The Desert Bride
  • Wed, Aug 01 7:00 PM
  • $10.00 / $15.00

Copresented with New Plaza Cinema

Dir. Cecilia Atán, Valeria Pivato (Argentina, Chile, 2017, 78 min)

Teresa’s life is turned upside down when she is forced to accept a job far away. On her way, she loses her bag, causing her to cross paths with El Gringo, a traveling salesman.

Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel
  • Sun, Aug 05 2:00 PM
  • $10.00 / $15.00

Copresented with New Plaza Cinema

Dir. Seth Kramer, Daniel A. Miller and Jeremy Newberger (US, 2017, 92 min)

A stirring story of sports, patriotism, and personal growth, Heading Home charts the underdog journey of Israel's national baseball team as they compete  for the first time in the World Baseball Classic.

Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel
  • Sun, Aug 05 4:30 PM
  • $10.00 / $15.00

Copresented with New Plaza Cinema

Dir. Seth Kramer, Daniel A. Miller and Jeremy Newberger (US, 2017, 92 min)

A stirring story of sports, patriotism, and personal growth, Heading Home charts the underdog journey of Israel's national baseball team as they compete  for the first time in the World Baseball Classic.

Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel
  • Sun, Aug 05 7:00 PM
  • $10.00 / $15.00

Copresented with New Plaza Cinema

Dir. Seth Kramer, Daniel A. Miller and Jeremy Newberger (US, 2017, 92 min)

A stirring story of sports, patriotism, and personal growth, Heading Home charts the underdog journey of Israel's national baseball team as they compete  for the first time in the World Baseball Classic.

Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel
  • Mon, Aug 06 7:00 PM
  • $10.00 / $15.00

Copresented with New Plaza Cinema

Dir. Seth Kramer, Daniel A. Miller and Jeremy Newberger (US, 2017, 92 min)

A stirring story of sports, patriotism, and personal growth, Heading Home charts the underdog journey of Israel's national baseball team as they compete  for the first time in the World Baseball Classic.

Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel
  • Tue, Aug 07 5:30 PM
  • $10.00 / $15.00

Copresented with New Plaza Cinema

Dir. Seth Kramer, Daniel A. Miller and Jeremy Newberger (US, 2017, 92 min)

A stirring story of sports, patriotism, and personal growth, Heading Home charts the underdog journey of Israel's national baseball team as they compete  for the first time in the World Baseball Classic.

Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel
  • Tue, Aug 07 7:30 PM
  • $10.00 / $15.00

Copresented with New Plaza Cinema

Dir. Seth Kramer, Daniel A. Miller and Jeremy Newberger (US, 2017, 92 min)

A stirring story of sports, patriotism, and personal growth, Heading Home charts the underdog journey of Israel's national baseball team as they compete  for the first time in the World Baseball Classic.

Hotel Salvation
  • Sun, Aug 12 2:00 PM
  • $10.00 / $15.00

Copresented with New Plaza Cinema

Dir. Shubhashish Bhutiani (India, 2016, 102 min)

Rajiv drops everything to give his father a shot at salvation, but as family bonds are tested, he finds himself torn, not knowing what he must do to keep his life together.

Hotel Salvation
  • Sun, Aug 12 4:30 PM
  • $10.00 / $15.00

Copresented with New Plaza Cinema

Dir. Shubhashish Bhutiani (India, 2016, 102 min)

Rajiv drops everything to give his father a shot at salvation, but as family bonds are tested, he finds himself torn, not knowing what he must do to keep his life together.

Hotel Salvation
  • Sun, Aug 12 7:00 PM
  • $10.00 / $15.00

Copresented with New Plaza Cinema

Dir. Shubhashish Bhutiani (India, 2016, 102 min)

Rajiv drops everything to give his father a shot at salvation, but as family bonds are tested, he finds himself torn, not knowing what he must do to keep his life together.

Hotel Salvation
  • Mon, Aug 13 4:30 PM
  • $10.00 / $15.00

Copresented with New Plaza Cinema

Dir. Shubhashish Bhutiani (India, 2016, 102 min)

Rajiv drops everything to give his father a shot at salvation, but as family bonds are tested, he finds himself torn, not knowing what he must do to keep his life together.

Special Preview: Operation Finale
  • Mon, Aug 13 7:00 PM
  • $12.00 / $15.00

Dir. Chris Weitz (US, 2018)

This thrilling true story follows the 1960 covert mission of legendary Mossad agent Peter Malkin (Oscar Issac) as he infiltrates Argentina and captures Adolf Eichmann (Ben Kingsley), the Nazi officer who masterminded the transportation logistics that brought millions of innocent Jews to their deaths in concentration camps.

Hotel Salvation
  • Wed, Aug 15 4:30 PM
  • $10.00 / $15.00

Copresented with New Plaza Cinema

Dir. Shubhashish Bhutiani (India, 2016, 102 min)

Rajiv drops everything to give his father a shot at salvation, but as family bonds are tested, he finds himself torn, not knowing what he must do to keep his life together.

Hotel Salvation
  • Wed, Aug 15 7:00 PM
  • $10.00 / $15.00

Copresented with New Plaza Cinema

Dir. Shubhashish Bhutiani (India, 2016, 102 min)

Rajiv drops everything to give his father a shot at salvation, but as family bonds are tested, he finds himself torn, not knowing what he must do to keep his life together.

Goodbye, Columbus
  • Fri, Aug 17 3:00 PM
  • $10.00 / $15.00

Copresented with New Plaza Cinema

A part of the Philip Roth Tribute Marathon

Dir. Larry Peerce (US, 1969, 102 min)

A romance blossoms between a bookish guy from humble roots and a free-spirited girl from a wealthy family.

Point of Order!
  • Fri, Aug 17 6:00 PM
  • $10.00 / $15.00

Copresented with New Plaza Cinema

Dir. Emile de Antonio, Dan Talbot (US, 1964, 97 min)

One of the most remarkable political documents of our time, Poiut of Order! is a hilarious, often exasperating journey into the inevitable fall of one of America's greatest political demagogues.

 

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