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Tuesday, October 26th, 2021  

Summer of Soul (…Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)

Studio: 20th Century Studios/Searchlight Pictures
Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson

Jul 02, 2021 Cinema Web Exclusive

The year is 1969. It’s summer in New York. A multiple-day music festival is happening featuring some of the most iconic artists of all time. There are hundreds of thousands of people in attendance. That sounds like Woodstock. Those same characteristics could be used to describe the Harlem Culture Festival, which is the focus of the documentary Summer of Soul.


Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain [Tribeca 2021]

Studio: Focus Features
Directed by Morgan Neville

Jun 24, 2021 Cinema Web Exclusive

Morgan Neville’s Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain is a captivating and moving tribute to the chef, travel show host and author.


Stockholm Syndrome [Tribeca 2021]

Directed by The Architects

Jun 21, 2021 Cinema Web Exclusive

The Architects’ Stockholm Syndrome is the first documentary about Rakim Myers, more famously known as rapper A$AP Rocky.


Jun 17, 2021 Cinema Web Exclusive

Based on Ubisoft’s virtual reality video game of the same name, Werewolves Within is a horror-comedy exploring the dark sides of ego and identity.


Dating & New York [Tribeca 2021]

Directed by Jonah Feingold

Jun 16, 2021 Cinema Web Exclusive

Jonah Feingold’s Dating & New York is a well-intentioned but uninteresting romantic comedy that attempts to mix traditional genre norms with millennial humor.


The Novice [Tribeca 2021]

Directed by Lauren Hadaway

Jun 15, 2021 Cinema Web Exclusive

Lauren Hadaway’s directorial debut, The Novice, is a nuanced look at the dangers of competition.


All These Sons [Tribeca 2021]

Studio: Concordia
Directed by Bing Liu and Joshua Altman

Jun 14, 2021 Cinema Web Exclusive

All These Sons is the newest documentary from Bing Liu, the director of the Academy Award-nominated documentary Minding The Gap, and Joshua Altman.


Rockfield: The Studio on the Farm

Studio: Abramorama
Directed by Hannah Berryman

May 27, 2021 Cinema Web Exclusive

To put the importance of Rockfield in context, it is where Queen recorded Bohemian Rhapsody, Stone Roses recorded their seminal debut album, Black Sabbath unintentionally invented heavy metal, Simple Minds became superstars and Oasis recorded their early (and best) albums.


Punk the Capital

Studio: Passion River
Directed by James June Schneider and Paul Bishow

May 20, 2021 Cinema Web Exclusive

Punk the Capital tracks the rise of D.C’s best-known (and often short-lived) punk acts, its most essential venues, the founding of Dischord Records, and the beginnings of the straight-edge movement.