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Rooftop Cinema Club Lineup Announced

Rooftop Film Club

Rooftop Film Club

Check out this summer’s lineup below:

— YOTEL MAY SCHEDULE —

o   May 3 – In Distance Between Dreams (2016), the most historic year in big wave surfing comes to life through the eyes of iconic surfer Ian Walsh, as he sets mind and body in motion to redefine the upper limits of what’s considered ‘rideable.’ Ian Walsh himself will be in attendance for a special Q and A before the screening

o   May 4 – Double Feature: Neurotic New York comedian Alvy Singer (Woody Allen), falls in love with the ditzy Annie Hall (Diane Keaton) in Annie Hall. (1977)

o   The story of a team of African-American women mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the US space program in Hidden Figures. (2016)

o   May 5 – Double Feature: High-school life gets even more unbearable for Nadine when her best friend, Krista, starts dating her older brother in The Edge of Seventeen. (2016)

o   Two decades after its premiere, this film is still a fan favorite of shallow, rich and socially successful Cher (Alicia Silverstone) who is at the top of her Beverly Hills high school’s pecking scale in Clueless. (1994)

o   May 6 – Double Feature: A young woman whose father has been imprisoned by a terrifying beast offers herself in his place, unaware that her captor is actually a prince, physically altered by a magic spell in Beauty and the Beast. (1991)

o   Academy Award winner for Best Picture, this film tells the timeless story of human self-discovery and connection, and chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami in Moonlight. (2016)

o   May 7 – When twelve mysterious spacecraft appear around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks is tasked with interpreting the language of the apparent alien visitors in Arrival. (2016)

o   May 8 – In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain’s daughter’s island, she answers the Ocean’s call to seek out the Demigod to set things right in Moana. (2016)

o   May 9 – As students at the United States Navy’s elite fighter weapons school compete to be best in the class, one daring young pilot (Tom Cruise) learns a few things from a civilian instructor that are not taught in the classroom in Top Gun (1986).

o   May 10 The Rebel Alliance makes a risky move to steal the plans for the Death Star, setting up the epic saga to follow in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. (2016)

o   May 11 A mentally unstable Vietnam War veteran works as a nighttime taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process in Taxi Driver. (1976)

o   May 12 In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X somewhere on the Mexican border. However, Logan’s attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are upended when a young mutant arrives, pursued by dark forces in Logan. (2017)

o   May 13 A group of professional bank robbers start to feel the heat from police when they unknowingly leave a clue at their latest heist in Heat (1995)

o   May 14 – Jake Gyllenhaal stars as a troubled teenager plagued by visions of a large bunny rabbit that manipulates him to commit a series of crimes, after narrowly escaping a bizarre accident in Donnie Darko. (2001)

o   May 15 – Spending the summer at a Catskills resort with her family, Frances “Baby” Houseman falls in love with the camp’s dance instructor, Johnny Castle in Dirty Dancing. (1986)

o   May 16 – A wheelchair-bound photographer spies on his neighbors from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder in Rear Window. (1954)

o   May 17 A Ugandan girl sees her world rapidly change after being introduced to the game of chess in Queen of Katwe. (2016)

o   May 18 Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

o   May 19 Hagit, a young woman with mild mental deficiency, works in a toilet-paper factory. She lives with her mother Sarah, a divorcée who gave up her life for her daughter. Hagit strives for independence and Sarah is torn between her desire to protect her, and her own will to live in Wedding Doll. (2015)

o   May 20 – Henry Hill and his friends work their way up through the mob hierarchy in Goodfellas. (1990)

o   May 21 – In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain’s daughter’s island, she answers the Ocean’s call to seek out the Demigod to set things right in Moana. (2016)

o   May 22 A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles in La La Land. (2016)

o   May 23 A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family in Lion. (2016)

o   May 29 Powerful but unethical Broadway columnist J.J. Hunsecker coerces unscrupulous press agent Sidney Falco into breaking up his sister’s romance with a jazz musician in Sweet Smell of Success. (1957)

o   May 30  The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster’s wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption in Pulp Fiction (1994)

o   May 31 Audrey Hepburn stars as a young New York socialite who becomes interested in a young man who has moved into her apartment building in Breakfast at Tiffanys. (1960)

— OFFICE OPS MAY SCHEDULE —

o   May 9 After a car wreck on the winding road renders a woman amnesiac, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality in Mulholland Drive (2001)

o   May 10 Academy Award winner for Best Picture, this film tells the timeless story of human self-discovery and connection, and chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami in Moonlight. (2016)

o   May 11 The Rebel Alliance makes a risky move to steal the plans for the Death Star, setting up the epic saga to follow in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. (2016)

o   May 12 – A young FBI agent disappears while investigating a murder miles from Twin Peaks that may be related to the future murder of Laura Palmer; the last week of the life of Laura Palmer is chronicled in Twin Peaks Fire Walk With Me (1992)

o   May 15 – When twelve mysterious spacecraft appear around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks is tasked with interpreting the language of the apparent alien visitors in Arrival. (2016)

o   May 16 – High-school life gets even more unbearable for Nadine when her best friend, Krista, starts dating her older brother in The Edge of Seventeen. (2016)

o   May 17 A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he delves deeper into his violent, hedonistic fantasies in American Psycho. (2000)

o   May 18 – A quiet observation of the triumphs and defeats of daily life, along with the poetry evident in its smallest details in Paterson. (2016)

o   May 19 In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X somewhere on the Mexican border. However, Logan’s attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are upended when a young mutant arrives, pursued by dark forces in Logan. (2017)

o   May 22 – Relive and experience the worldwide cultural phenomenon and the highest-grossing film of 1985 in Back to the Future. (1985)

o   May 23 – As students at the United States Navy’s elite fighter weapons school compete to be best in the class, one daring young pilot (Tom Cruise) learns a few things from a civilian instructor that are not taught in the classroom in Top Gun (1986).

o   May 29 – Neo military lawyer Kaffee defends Marines accused of murder; they contend they were acting under orders in A Few Good Men. (1992)

o   May 30 On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone’s hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence in Do the Right Thing. (1989)

o   May 31 – After a simple jewelry heist goes terribly wrong, the surviving criminals begin to suspect that one of them is a police informant in Reservoir Dogs. (1992)

 — OFFICE OPS JUNE SCHEDULE —

o   June 1 A small-time hood aspires to work his way up the ranks of a local mob in Mean Streets. (1973)

o   June 2 In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain’s daughter’s island, she answers the Ocean’s call to seek out the Demigod to set things right in Moana. (2016)

o   June 5 The Rebel Alliance makes a risky move to steal the plans for the Death Star, setting up the epic saga to follow in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. (2016)

o   June 6 – An uncle (Casey Affleck) is asked to take care of his teenage nephew after the boy’s father dies in Manchester by the Sea. (2016)

o   June 7 “The Dude” Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire Lebowski, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it in The Big Lebowski. (1998)

o   June 8 – A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles in La La Land. (2016)

o   June 9 – The story of a team of African-American women mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the US space program in Hidden Figures. (2016)

o   June 12 A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the Vietnam War on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue in Full Metal Jacket. (1987)

o   June 13 After moving to a new town, two brothers discover that the area is a haven for vampires in Lost Boys (1987).

o   June 14 Spending the summer at a Catskills resort with her family, Frances “Baby” Houseman falls in love with the camp’s dance instructor, Johnny Castle in Dirty Dancing. (1986)

o   June 15 – A team of commandos on a mission in a Central American jungle find themselves hunted by an extraterrestrial warrior in Predator. (1987)

o   June 16 – In a dystopic and crime-ridden Detroit, a terminally wounded cop returns to the force as a powerful cyborg haunted by submerged memories in RoboCop. (1987)

o   June 19 Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

o   June 20 – As students at the United States Navy’s elite fighter weapons school compete to be best in the class, one daring young pilot (Tom Cruise) learns a few things from a civilian instructor that are not taught in the classroom in Top Gun (1986).

o   June 21 – A divorced father and his ex-con older brother resort to a desperate scheme in order to save their family’s ranch in West Texas in Hell or High Water. (2016)

o   June 22 While a zombie virus breaks out in South Korea, passengers struggle to survive on the train from Seoul to Busan in Train to Busan. (2016)

o   June 23 A hapless New York advertising executive is mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies, and is pursued across the country while he looks for a way to survive in North by Northwest. (1959)

o   June 26 – Jake Gyllenhaal stars as a troubled teenager plagued by visions of a large bunny rabbit that manipulates him to commit a series of crimes, after narrowly escaping a bizarre accident in Donnie Darko. (2001)

For film listings, tickets, and more info, please visist Rooftop Cinema Club.

Tickets for upcoming screenings can be purchased through Rooftop Cinema Club’s exclusive ticket partner at Time Out.

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