Posted April 22, 2016 at 11:37 am
Streit’s: Matzo and the American Dream, filmmaker Michael Levine’s documentary about the venerable family-owned matzo company that called the Lower East Side home for 90 years until 2015, arrived in theaters this week. Just in time for Passover. The film secured a week-long residency here at Film Forum, and is already racking up accolades (e.g. […]
Posted November 9, 2010 at 6:28 am
Back in mid-September, Lionel Rogosin’s On the Bowery had a stellar revival run at the Film Forum on West Houston Street. In just two weeks, the film gathered a modest $41,802 in box office receipts. Well, we heard it through the Twitter-vine that, due to popular demand, the show will go on.
Posted October 28, 2010 at 6:21 am
While the Magnetic Fields has been recording music for two decades, their seminal 1999 album 69 Love Songs remains their benchmark for creative output. The triple-record showcased the brilliant songwriting of Stephin Merritt, and featured an eclectic smattering of musical instruments. Yet of the 69 love songs, one has almost attainted anthemic status to some […]
Posted October 1, 2010 at 6:20 am
When Lionel Rogosin’s On the Bowery premiered at Film Forum on September 17, the local press was jazzed. Here was a classic piece from 1957 that showed a thin slice of life on our beloved thoroughfare. And it delivered. Cash money.