Anthology Film Archives

LPC to Hear Anthology Film Archives’ Completion Project and Rooftop Addition

Posted August 8, 2017 at 5:08 am

The Anthology Film Archives is making moves to finally “complete” the restoration and renovation endeavor on which it embarked decades ago. The so-called “Completion Project” is moving its way through the city bureaucracy. (There had been rumors of a five-story addition that never materialized.) Back in January, the Anthology, which owns the landmarked building at […]

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Go ‘Nightclubbing’ with Punk Screenings at the Anthology Film Archives this Weekend

Posted July 13, 2017 at 5:11 am

Clear your calendar for the next few days. This weekend, the Anthology Film Archives is digging deep to host series showcasing time capsule footage from the exceptional Go Nightclubbing library of Pat Ivers and Emily Armstrong. There will be four separate screenings comprising seven different compilation programs of the downtown Punk/New Wave scene in the […]

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It’s a Punk Rock Spectacular with ‘ReAgitator,’ Screening Saturday at Anthology Film Archives

Last modified June 29, 2017 at 10:21 am

A mad scientist resurrects a beautiful aristocrat who rebels, joins a cult of the undead, and resurrects a giant monster to destroy the world. You know, just your typical rom-com zombie adventure horror parody. That’s barely scratching the surface when describing ReAgitator: Revenge of the Parody, the latest film by 20-year-old indie filmmaker Dylan Mars Greenberg. Making […]

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‘Uncle Howard’ Remembers NYC Filmmaker Howard Brookner

Posted November 19, 2014 at 9:22 am

Howard Brookner’s heart and pulse was rooted in the chaotic, vibrant grid that is New York City. The filmmaker/director was a fixture on the Bowery. He called the Chelsea Hotel home. He’s regarded for his 1983 documentary on beat generation icon William S. Burrroughs, Burroughs: The Movie. The native New Yorker’s rich look at avant-garde […]

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Anthology Film Archives on 2nd Avenue is Planning a 5-Story Expansion [EXCLUSIVE]

Last modified July 17, 2014 at 10:48 pm

The Anthology Film Archives on Second Avenue may soon grow a tumor, we can exclusively report. Sources with ties to the organization inform us that plans are currently underway to add a five-story tower atop the century-old landmark. Apparently a wealthy donor from “Eastern Europe” is forking over cash for construction of the vertical addition […]

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Clayton Patterson Screening Uncut Tompkins Riot Footage Tonight at the Anthology

Posted August 6, 2013 at 11:19 am

Today is the twenty-fifth anniversary of the infamous Tompkins Square Park riots. One of its most visible chroniclers, Clayton Patterson, is opening the vault on his full tape collection from that night. As previously reported, the screening of the unedited footage (all 214 minutes) will take place tonight at the Anthology Film Archives, 7pm. But […]

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Anthology Screening Clayton Patterson’s Uncut Tompkins Square Park Riot Footage

Last modified July 17, 2013 at 9:46 am

August 6, 1988 is a night that still lives in infamy – the Tompkins Square Park riots. Now here’s your chance to see Clayton Patterson’s tapes in full.

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Get Effed With LES Film Festival’s ‘Mind F*ck Night’ Tonight

Posted June 15, 2013 at 9:45 am

At the 3rd Annual Lower East Side Film Festival, happening now until June 23, there’s one particular evening when the crazy comes out. Or should we say… crazy doesn’t even begin to cover it. Get ready to take in some of cinema’s wild side with some especially bewildering film shorts during tonight’s (June 15) “Mind […]

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Recap: Bicycle Film Festival and Street Fair

Last modified June 27, 2011 at 12:15 pm

The Anthology Film Archives hosted the five-day Bicycle Film Festival, accompanied by a unique block party on East Second Street Saturday afternoon.

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Help Save Cinema Nolita!

Last modified August 11, 2009 at 4:09 pm

Help save Cinema Nolita!  Below is a schedule of events in the next week to raise money for the ailing neighborhood video store. EVENT 1: Please join us on Saturday, August 15th at 10 PM for a special screening to benefit Cinema Nolita. Legendary director, Abel Ferrara, will be on hand to present his celebrated […]