What’s Happening At Maysles Cinema

The box office is open for ticket purchases one hour before the start of all events. Credit cards are now accepted at the Box Office. Tickets are a $10 suggested donation, unless otherwise noted.

Ticket-holders arriving 15 minutes before showtime are guaranteed a seat inside the theater. Overflow seating is available for sold out shows.
Members only: You can reserve your seat by emailing your name, the name and date of the event, and “Member RSVP” to reservations@maysles.org or please call (212)537-6843 x1 and leave a voicemail no later than 24 hours before the screening start time. If you have a family membership, make sure to note the number of family members attending.
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Sunday February 9th and Sunday, February 16th, 2:00pm
Film Voyagers
A weekly program of films for younger children age 3 to 7 and their caregivers: films from around the world –most animation — geared toward a young audience. $8 Suggested Donation.

BinoBino and Fino
Sunday, February 9th and Sunday, February 16th, 2:00pm
Adamu Waziri, 2011, 30 min.
Bino and Fino features an adorable sister and brother as they go about their daily life in Nigeria. Produced in Abuja, Nigeria, under the direction of its creator, architect turned animator, Adamu Waziri.


actofkillingTuesday, February 11th, 7:00pm
Thursday, February 13th, 7:30pm
Albert Maysles and Oscar Buzz Present: The Act of Killing
(Oscar winning documentaries, nominees, and shortlisted films.)

The Act of Killing
2014 Academy Award® Nominee – Best Documentary Feature
Directed by Joshua Oppenheimer,Co-Directed by Anonymous & Christine Cynn,
2013, 120 min.

Q&A with director Joshua Oppenheimer to follow the 7:00pm screening on Tuesday, February 11th.


intadobepremiereproTuesday, February 11th, 6:30pm 

Tuesday, February 18th, 6:30pm
Tuesday, February 25th, 6:30pm

Maysles Education: Editing Workshops
Intermediate Adobe Premiere Pro

lovingstoryFriday, February 14th, 7:30pm
The Loving Story
(A Valentine’s Day Special)
Back by Popular Demand!
Nancy Buirski, 2011, 77 min.


DoculariousSaturday, February 22nd, 7:30pm
Docularious! Presents: One Night Stand
Curated by Adam Schartoff
Elisabeth Sperling and Trish Dalton, 2011, 74 min.

Q&A with directors Elisabeth Sperling and Trish Dalton and composer Robin Goldwasser to follow screening. More TBA.








LoisTowlesFriday, February 28th, 7:00pm
Blacks in Experimental Film (Part 2)
(Lost & Forgotten Images of Blacks on Film)
In Celebration of Black History Month
Curated by 8mm Anonymous



Sunday, March 2nd, 7:00pm
Oscar Night Viewing Party

FREEoscarCome watch the 86th Academy Awards with us in our main screening room as well as our downstairs lounge. Stop by or stick it out until the very end. Evening includes unlimited refills of organic popcorn all night!






ReelAbilitiesLOGOSunday, March 9th, 7:30pm
ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival


Sounds-for-mazinSounds for Mazin
Ingrid Kamerling, 2012, 19 min



Lost and Sound stills - Holly 1Lost & Sound
Lindsey Dryden, 2012, 76 min



artofdocumentaryeditingTuesday, March 11th, 6:30pm
Tuesday, March 18th, 6:30pm
Tuesday, March 25th, 6:30pm

Maysles Education: Editing Workshops
The Art of Documentary Editing

IklandWednesday, March 12th, 7:30pm
Sponsored by the New York Amsterdam News
Cevin Soling and David Hilbert, 2012, 88 min


docsinbloomlogoMonday, March 24th-Sunday, March 30th, 7:30pm

Brothers Hypnotic

U.S. Theatrical Premiere
Dir. Reuben Atlas, 2013, 84 mins..