Hellenic Film Society USA,
in association with EMBCA and AHEPA,
celebrates the work of legendary director John Cassavetes
on the 90th anniversary of his birth.
THE LIFE, TIMES, AND WORKS OF JOHN CASSAVETES
Thursday, December 12 at 6pm
3 West Club, 3 W 51st St, New York, NY
Panelists include independent filmmaker John Sayles
and film historian Foster Hirsch
More details to come!
Sunday, December 15 at 4pm
ALWAYS ON SUNDAY monthly Greek film series
Museum of the Moving Image
36-01 35th Ave, Astoria, NY 11106
Written and directed by John Cassavetes
Starring Gena Rowlands, Buck Henry, John Adames, Julie Carmen
A former gangster moll (Gena Rowlands) reluctantly agrees to protect
a 6-year-old boy being hunted by the mob.
She summons all her street smarts and tough talk to save the boy and herself in a cat-and-mouse chase that takes them all across New York City.
Rowlands earned a Best Actress Oscar nomination and the film won the Golden Lion Award, the highest honor given at the 1980 Venice Film Festival.
This gritty crime drama is in English and recommended for mature audiences.
Use discount code SUNDAY20