8/28: Dark Toons | Free w/ RSVP

Tumble down the rabbit hole into with this program of darkly surreal animated films from abroad.

9/13: Gates of Heaven | Free w/ RSVP

The Museum of Modern Art wraps up its season long partnership with Rooftop Films with an evening of experimental and non-fiction film in Green-Wood Cemetery.

9/16: The Eyeslicer: Season Two — World Premiere

Join us under the stars and in the cemetery to celebrate the world-premiere of The Eyeslicer season two.

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Dark Toons
Wed Aug 28 6:30 PM

Dark Toons

Short Film Program

Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, Queens

Avengers: Endgame
Sat Aug 31 7:00 PM

Avengers: Endgame

Feature Film Program

Brooklyn Army Terminal, Sunset Park, Brooklyn

Gates of Heaven
Fri Sep 13 7:45 PM

Gates of Heaven

Feature Film Program

Green-Wood Cemetery, Greenwood, Brooklyn

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