The city’s leading tastemaking venue, Film Forum is programmed by a fest-scouring staff that takes its duties as seriously as a Kurosawa samurai. It's one of the best places to take in the hottest films from Cannes, Venice and beyond. Amid all the adult fare, parents will occasionally find kid-friendly gold in the classic films that are screened.
|Venue name:||Film Forum||Contact:|
209 W Houston St
|Cross street:||between Sixth Ave and Varick St|
|Transport:||Subway: 1 to Houston St|
|Price:||$12.50, seniors (Mon–Fri before 5pm) and members $7|
- Welcome to The Forbidden Room, an exhilarating slipstream of two-strip Technicolor havoc that feels like an exquisite corpse assembled from every leftover idea that filmmaker Guy Maddin has ever had. A dense quilt of nested scenes that were allege...Read more
- Luchino Visconti’s epic melodrama of social migration and moral decay was first released in 1960, when it was met with great scandal (a prosecutor threatened to charge the director with “disseminating an obscene object”) and even greater success. ...Read more