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June 2017
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Movies that Reawaken Wonder: “Coming to America” with Anwar Robinson & Room 28

June 25 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
United Palace of Cultural Arts, 4140 Broadway @ 175th St
New York, NY 10033 United States

Pre-show at 4:30 PM includes music by American Idol finalist Anwar Robinson and a dramatic reading of “Coming to America’s” famous barbershop scenes by comedy troupe Room 28. “Coming to America” is a 1988 American romantic comedy film directed by John Landis, and based on a story originally created by Eddie Murphy, who also starred in the lead role. The film also co-stars Arsenio Hall, James Earl Jones, Shari Headley and John Amos.

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Film Works Alfresco Presents “Los Sures,” Pre-Show Music by Los Pleneros de la 21

June 26 @ 8:00 pm

FILMS BEGIN AT DUSK!!! Announcing Inwood Art Works inaugural FREE outdoor summer cinema series, Film Works Alfresco! “Los Sures”– Monday, June 26, 2017 – 57 minutes. Documentary in English and en Español with subtitles in English. (1984, USA). In the late 70’s and early 80’s, Los Sures was one of the poorest neighborhoods in New York City. In fact, it had been called the worst ghetto in America. Diego Echeverria’s film skillfully represents the challenges of its time: drugs, gang violence, crime, abandoned real estate, racial tension, single-parent homes, and inadequate local resources.

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July 2017

Sunday Film Discussion at Inwood Library: ‘BAD DAY AT BLACK ROCK’

July 2 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Inwood Public Library, 4790 Broadway (Between Dyckman St & Academy St)
New York, 10034 United States

A one-armed WWII vet shows up in a small Southwestern town but gets a chilly reception and becomes endangered when the locals discover what it is he’s seeking. STARRING: Spencer Tracy, Roberty Ryan, Anne Francis, Walter Brennan, Ernest Borgnine. Directed by John Sturges; Not Rated; Warner Bros.; 81 minutes.

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Film Works Alfresco Presents “Summer Shorts: Around the Hood”

July 3 @ 8:00 pm

MOVIES BEGIN AT DUSK!! “Summer Shorts: Around the Hood,” 50 minutes. Comedy, Drama, and Documentary in English and en Español with subtitles in English (2015, USA). Enjoy a curated selection of short films, all made in the Inwood community and by Inwood filmmakers. Featuring: Two Oh Seven directed by Davis Hall, Venticino: El Domino directed by Yuby Hernandez and Ben Nager Sadoff, Leaves by Whit K. Lee, This Burning House by Rich Perez, 8am-8pm by Cristobal Vivar, and The Incredibly Spectacular Dyckman Fireworks Co. directed by Jonathan Ullman.

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Film Works Alfresco Presents “Ballplayer: Pelotero”

July 10 @ 8:00 pm

MOVIES BEGIN AT DUSK! “Ballplayer: Pelotero,” 77 minutes. Documentary en Español and English with subtitles in English (2011, Dominican Republic). For 16-year old Dominican baseball players, or Peloteros, the only real chance to escape crushing poverty comes every July 2, the day they become eligible to sign professional baseball contracts. Ballplayer: Pelotero provides an intimate portrait of two prospects as

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Films for a Better World @ THE INWOOD NYPL: ‘CARAMEL’

July 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on July 27, 2017 at 7:00pm

Inwood Public Library, 4790 Broadway (Between Dyckman St & Academy St)
New York, 10034 United States

Inwood Library shines a light on diverser narratives from around the world with a special multicultural film series. CARAMEL (2008): The lives of five Lebanese women centered around a Beirut beauty parlor. Nadine Labaki; Rated PG; Lions Gate Films, Inc.; 96 minutes

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