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Oct
27
Tue
The Silent Clowns @ Tribeca Performing Center
If you imagine the comedies of the Silent Era as nothing but herky-jerky slapstick, take another look.  We’ll see some beautifully restored footage of  silent clowns, many of whom were original, even brilliant filmmakers.  Charles Chaplin and Buster Keaton are the best known…
Nov
24
Tue
Mutant Musicals @ Tribeca Performing Center
We’ll watch scenes from films that are not really musicals but contain odd moments that parody and/or pay tribute to the musical. Scenes from films such as The Big Lebowski, The 5000 Fingers of Doctor T, Idlewild, and Dirty Dancing.…
May
18
Tue
Leading Ladies Who Sing @ Tribeca Performing Center
Choice moments in cinema history when stars who can act and sing are presented at their most glamorous. We’ll see distinguish jazz singers like Abbey Lincoln, Peggy Lee, and Billie Holiday, all of whom successfully made the transition to cinema.…