Mean Streets: Here’s one filmmaking competition that really is on a roll. Comment

BAM is showing the best films ever — all from 1962

Fort Greene: It’s a weird retrospective, but one of the best: 12 of the best films ever, all from 1962. Comment

Two film fests compete with two classics

“The Warriors” goes head to head with “Lavender Lake” at rival film fests this weekend. Comments (1)

Now playing: ‘Above Brooklyn’ on the roof

Bay News: In “Above Brooklyn,”screening September 12 at 9 p.m. on the rooftop of the Old American Can Factory, some of New York City’s few remaining rooftop pigeon breeders try to catch each other’s birds in a game of aerial competition. Comment

Box office flop! Court St cinema searched only ladies’ bags

Downtown: The United Artists Court Street Cinema discriminated against its own customers when it started searching only women’s pocketbooks, not men’s bags, at the Brooklyn Heights multiplex this summer, some moviegoers charge. Comments (6)
Fort Greene: Even if you miss Robert Redford’s two-night stand at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, there will still be hours and hours of Redford to soak in during BAMcinematek’s retrospective, “Robert Redford: Artist and Activist,” Sept. 8–16. Comments (1)
Two of the most important journalists of the 20th century — and the actor who brought their story to life in one of the greatest movies of the same century — will be at BAM on Sept. 12. Comment

It’s ‘La Dolce Vino’ at Enoteca on Court

Carroll Gardens: What’s better than watching a movie with a bunch of friends and popcorn? Watching a movie with a bunch of friends and pizza in the garden of a great restaurant. Comment
Greenpoint: A trio of rockers will bring some noise to a silent kung fu film during a rare screening. Comment
Park Slope: It’s coming to Celebrate Brooklyn this Saturday. Comments (1)

The Park Slope man who saved ‘Purple Rain’!

Park Slope: One of the most exciting events of the summer is a participatory screening of Prince’s classic film “Purple Rain” in Prospect Park — but it never could have happened without one Park Slope man. Comments (1)

Four boro filmmakers need your help!

Believe it or not, but four out of 10 young auteurs in a Netflix-sponsored filmmaking contest are from Brooklyn. But all four are trailing in the balloting. What’s up with that? Comment

Dafriend or Dafoe?

DUMBO: Our encounter with the beloved actor. Comments (1)
Park Slope: The Academy Awards were taking place on Hollywood Boulevard on Sunday night, but the real action was on Seventh Avenue in Park Slope. That’s where one part of the team behind the Oscar-winning documentary, “Man on Wire,” watched the big show. Comments (1)

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