We’re in the home stretch of this wretched orbit, where end-of-year lists could read more like obituaries. Let’s try and be optimistic for a few minutes at least, and marvel at the stupendous options we have to entertain us this weekend.
Brooklyn native Jimmy Kimmel has been filming his show in town all week at BAM. In last night’s episode they went to the streets of Brooklyn for a piece
BAM’s “Indie 80s,” a celebration of independent films from “the neglected decade between the golden age of 70s New Hollywood and the indie boom of the 90s” starts this Friday, July 17. The programming is pretty impressive, and basically reads like a shortlist of my all-time favorite films. Some notables include Stranger Than Paradise, Wild […]
“To see a seamless performance is kind of boring. I like to see things kind of fall apart.” These are the words of Kim Gordon, after watching clip after clip of live performances gone wrong. As part of the “Unbound” series, last week BAM and Greenlight Books hosted Kim Gordon to talk about her […]
This month, we’ll be checking out the Andrzej Zulawski film retrospective at BAM. Dubbed the enfant terrible of Polish cinema, Andrzej Zulawski is one of the most controversial and polarizing filmmakers in the world. BAMcinématek is proud to present the first US retrospective of the uncompromising auteur’s complete work in partnership with the Polish Cultural […]