Film Forum

Even the Mayor Didn’t Care About the Departure of Streit’s Matzo from the Lower East Side [VIDEO]

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. […]

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“On the Bowery” Coming to DVD and Blu-Ray!

Posted December 7, 2011 at 11:18 am

The revival tour all started in September of last year. Lionel Rogosin’s classic 1957 docu-drama, On the Bowery, premiered at the Film Forum and was an underground smash.

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“On the Bowery” Playing Tonight at Gotham Center

Posted April 14, 2011 at 10:09 am

Ever since its premiere at the Film Forum in the fall of 2010, On the Bowery has been wowing theater-goers.

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On the Bowery Wins Film Heritage Award

Posted January 12, 2011 at 6:18 am

2010 truly was a banner year for Lionel Rogisin’s classic documentary film, On the Bowery.

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On the Bowery Returning to Film Forum November 19

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.

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Strange Powers of Magnetic Fields

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 […]

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On the Bowery a Success at Film Forum

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.

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