Keyword: Brooklyn

Captain America: The First Avenger

Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 124 minutes Release date: 07/21/2011
Horrified by newsreel footage of the Nazis in Europe, Steve Rogers is inspired to enlist in the army. Because of his frailty and sickness, Rogers is rejected but later offered the opportunity to take part in a special experiment called Operation: Rebirth. After weeks of tests, Rogers is administered the Super-Solider Serum and bombarded by "vita-rays," awakening from the treatment as Captain...
It Felt Like Love

It Felt Like Love (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 80 minutes Release date: 03/20/2014
14-year-old Lila spends a languid South Brooklyn summer playing third wheel to her promiscuous friend Chiara and Chiara's boyfriend Patrick. Eager for her own sexual awakening, Lila gamely decides to pursue the older, thuggish Sammy, rumored to sleep with anyone. But as Lila's overt advances unmask her inexperience and quiet desperation, she's quickly pushed into frightening and unwelcome new...
Saturday Night Fever

Saturday Night Fever (1977)

Rated: R Runtime: 119 minutes Release date: 12/15/1977
"Saturday Night Fever" (1977) introduced us to the disco dancing sensation, John Travolta. Playing a paint store clerk that wants to make it big, John Travolta leaves Brooklyn, New York, to don his white suit and hit the disco scene and reminded the world why they loved the Bee Gees. John Travolta finds a little help from Karen Lynn Gorney, a Manhattan secretary looking to climb the social ladder...
American Promise

American Promise (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 135 minutes Release date: 10/17/2013
For 13 years, Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson, middle-class African-American parents in Brooklyn, N.Y., turned their cameras on their son, Idris, and his best friend, Seun, as they made their way through one of the most prestigious private schools in the country. Chronicling the boys' divergent paths from kindergarten through high school graduation at Manhattan's Dalton School, this...
Dir: Michele Stephenson
With: N/A
Make Your Move

Make Your Move (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 110 minutes Release date: 04/17/2014
Donny and Aya are dancers from two different worlds who fall in love on the dance floor. But their love is threatened by the rivalry between their brothers' underground dance clubs in New York.
Drop

The Drop (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: N/A Release date: 09/11/2014
Lonely bartender Bob Saginowski facilitates the funneling of cash to local gangsters in the underworld of Brooklyn bars. Under the heavy hand of his employer and cousin Marv, Bob finds himself at the center of a robbery gone wrong and involved in an investigation that digs deep into the neighborhood's past where friends, families and enemies all work together to make a living, no matter the cost.
Blood Ties

Blood Ties (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 144 minutes Release date: 03/20/2014
New York, 1974. Fifty-year-old Chris has just been released on good behavior after several years in prison following a gangland murder. Reluctantly waiting for him outside the gates is his younger brother, Frank, a cop with a bright future. Chris and Frank have always been different, and their father, Leon, who raised them alone, seems to favor Chris despite all his troubles. Yet blood ties are...
Go Down Death

Go Down Death (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 87 minutes Release date: 03/27/2014
These cross-episodic, macabre folktales have been penned by the fictitious writer Jonathan Mallory Sinus. An abandoned warehouse in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, stands in for a decrepit village haunted by ghosts, superstition and disease, while threatening to buckle under rumblings of the apocalypse. Soldiers are lost and found in endless woods. A child gravedigger is menaced by a shape-shifting...
My Last Day Without You

My Last Day Without You (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 10/03/2013
On a one-day business trip to New York, a German business executive falls in love with a singer-songwriter who exposes him to her Brooklyn world and emotions he's never experienced before.
NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage

NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 05/01/2014
London's Old Vic, NYC's Brooklyn Academy of Music and Sam Mendes' Neal Street Productions launched a collaborative effort called the Bridge Project to mount new productions of classic works, mostly by Shakespeare. This documentary provides a behind-the-scenes look at the company's final production, "Richard III" starring Kevin Spacey, from rehearsals in London to its international tour, which...
Dir: Jeremy Whelehan
With: N/A
Last Vegas

Last Vegas (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 104 minutes Release date: 10/31/2013
Semi-retired baby boomers Billy, Paddy, Archie and Sam have been best friends since childhood. So when Billy, the group's sworn bachelor, finally proposes to his much younger girlfriend, the four head to Las Vegas, determined to stop acting their age and relive their glory days. When they get there, they realize that the decades have transformed Sin City. However, even though Cirque du Soleil may...
As Good As It Gets

As Good As It Gets (1997)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 130 minutes Release date: 12/22/1997
Melvin Udall is a sarcastic writer who lives alone in an apartment, eats at the same restaurant each day, is afraid of germs, and generally hates people. His neighbor, Simon, is a gay artist whose dog is constantly becoming entangled in Melvin's life annoying Melvin and giving rise to much anti-homosexual sentiment on his part. Carol is a waitress at Melvin's usual eating spot who is trying to...
Wild Canaries

Wild Canaries (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Newly engaged Brooklyn couple, Barri and Noah, are disheartened by the death of their elderly downstairs neighbor Sylvia. Though Noah sees nothing unusual about the old woman's death, Barri suspects foul play. Sporting a trench coat and fedora, she enlists her roommate Jean to join her on a reconnaissance mission to trail a possible suspect. Tensions mount, however, when the investigation uncovers...
Two Night Stand

Two Night Stand (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 86 minutes Release date: 09/25/2014
A no-strings-attached, online hook-up turns into a morning-after disaster for twenty-something New Yorkers Megan and Alec. When a paralyzing blizzard hits the city trapping them in Alec's cramped Brooklyn apartment, they are forced to get to know each other far beyond the confines of a typical one-night stand.

BAM150 (2011)

Rated: None Runtime: 86 minutes Release date: 11/29/2011
A behind-the-scenes look at BAM, the nation's oldest performing arts center. Over the last 150 years, BAM has had its ups and downs, but the power and stamina of the institution have made it a major cultural hub in Brooklyn, New York.

Phoenix (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/17/2014
Obvious Child

Obvious Child (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 83 minutes Release date: 06/05/2014
For aspiring comedian Donna Stern, everyday life as a female twenty-something provides ample material for her hysterical and relatable brand of humor. On stage, Donna is unapologetically herself, joking about topics as intimate as her sex life and as crude as her day-old underwear. But when Donna winds up unexpectedly pregnant after a one-night stand, she is forced to face the uncomfortable...
Case of You

A Case of You (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 11/05/2013
Young writer Sam has a crush on Birdie, the cute and quirky barista at his local coffee shop. When his conventional attempts to woo her crash and burn, he takes his efforts online, creating an Internet profile embellished with all of the details that would make him Birdie's dream guy: ballroom dancing, rock climbing, and a seemingly endless, escalating series of wacky and unlikely hobbies. When...

See You Next Tuesday (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 82 minutes Release date: 08/21/2014
Mona is a mentally unbalanced and very pregnant young woman in a hideous orange coat. Without any friends to speak of and alienated from her coworkers at a crummy Brooklyn supermarket, Mona maintains a strangely close relationship with her campy, recovering alcoholic mother May. Mona's sister Jordan is an unemployable party girl, estranged from May and making life hell for her increasingly fed up...

Appropriate Behavior (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 82 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
For Shirin, being part of a perfect Persian family isn't easy. Acceptance eludes her from all sides: her family doesn't know she's bisexual, and her ex-girlfriend, Maxine, can't understand why she doesn't tell them. Even the six-year-old boys in her moviemaking class are too distracted to focus on her for more than a second. Following a family announcement of her brother's betrothal to a...

Fort Tilden (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Twenty-something Brooklynites, Allie and Harper, just want to get to the beach. The journey turns out to be much harder than it should be as their life skills are limited and the destination is not so easy to find. They are determined, though, because there are boys with drugs waiting for them and the girls really need a day off. As their bike ride from Williamsburg to Fort Tilden Beach becomes...

Ruth & Alex (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
Art Machine

Art Machine (2011)

Rated: None Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2011
Declan Truss has been a prodigy in the hyper-competitive art world since he was only six years old. Now that he's 17, Declan suffers from a bipolar disorder he controls with medication and an obsessive devotion to his painting. While looking for inspiration for the show that might make him a star, the young painter falls for pyrotechnic artist Cassandra Moon, goes off his meds and turns his back...

Victoriana (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 94 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Sophie Becker convinces her husband Tim to invest her inheritance in a Victorian townhouse in Brooklyn. What at first seems like a classic American dream turns into a Dostoyevsky-like nightmare. Following a fatal accident, the couple is faced with financial ruin. They are forced to make a decision that not only attracts the attention of the police but also reveals long-hidden truths about...
Mother of George

Mother of George (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 107 minutes Release date: 09/12/2013
After the joyous wedding between Adenike and Ayodele, a Nigerian couple living in Brooklyn, marital complications arise out of their inability to conceive a child. The problem devastates their family and defies cultural expectations, leading Adenike to make a shocking decision that could either save her family or destroy it.