6/26: My Days of Mercy

Ellen Page and Kate Mara play women on opposite sides of the death penalty debate who embark on an unlikely and intimate journey.

6/27: You Don’t Nomi | Free w/ RSVP

A thought-provoking and entertaining look at an unforgettable piece of American popular culture (Paul Verhoeven’s SHOWGIRLS) and the surprising ways we connect with film and each other.

6/29: Midnight Family | Free w/ RSVP

In Mexico City, the Ochoas run a private ambulance and struggle to keep their dire finances from compromising their patients. Co-Presented by the Museum of Modern Art.

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My Days of Mercy
Wed Jun 26 7:00 PM

My Days of Mercy

Feature Film Program

The William Vale, Williamsburg, Brooklyn

You Don’t Nomi
Thu Jun 27 7:15 PM

You Don’t Nomi

Feature Film Program

Liberty Park, Lower Manhattan

The Sound of Silence
Fri Jun 28 7:30 PM

The Sound of Silence

Feature Film Program

New Design High School, Lower East Side, Manhattan

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