Quad Cinema

34 West 13th Street, New York, New York 10011 p: 212-255-2243 f: 212-255-2247 quadcinema@aol.com

WELCOME TO THE QUAD CINEMA

The QUAD is a venerable theater owned and beautifully maintained since 1972. It is renowned nationally as a venue that shows the best in independent feature, documentary, and foreign films. Although most of the films come from distributors like Sony Pictures Classics, Lionsgate, and the Weinstein Company, the QUAD books many films through its wholly-owned distribution outlets, QUADFlix SELECT (http://www.quadflixselect.com) and QUAD CINEMA 4 WALL SELECT (http://www.quadcinema4wall.com).
 
 

FRIDAY JANUARY 23, 2015 THRU THURSDAY JANUARY 29, 2015

MISS HILL: MAKING DANCE MATTER [NR]

Theater One 1:00 2:45 4:30 7:00 9:15
"Miss Hill: Making Dance Matter" reveals the little known story of Martha Hill, a visionary who fought against great odds to make contemporary and modern dance a legitimate art form in America. In a career spanning most of the 20th century, Hill became a behind the scenes leader of the field and the founding director of The Juilliard Dance Division. Stylistically weaving together over 90 years of archival footage, the film is a celebration of dance and an examination of the passion required to keep it alive.

SPECIAL TREAT: Q+As with filmmakers Greg Vander Veer and Vernon Scott following the Friday & Saturday 7pm shows, and the Saturday and Sunday 4:30 shows.

Running Time: 1:20
Language: English
Watch Trailer

MY OLD LADY [PG-13]

Theater Two 9:45 PM
A down-and-out New Yorker inherits an apartment in Paris from his estranged father and is stunned to find a refined old lady living there with her protective daughter. The movie features an all-star cast with Maggie Smith, Kevin Kline, and Kristin Scott Thomas. My Old Lady is the directorial debut of renowned playwright/screenwriter Israel Horovitz, father of producer Rachael Horovitz.

Running time: 1:44
Language: English
More Info: Movie Web Site | Watch Trailer

WINTER SLEEP [NR]

Theater Two 3:05
Aydin, a former actor, runs a small hotel in central Anatolia with his young wife Nihal with whom he has a stormy relationship and his sister Necla who is suffering from her recent divorce. In winter as the snow begins to fall, the hotel turns into a shelter but also an inescapable place that fuels their animosities...

Running Time: 3:16
Language: Turkish with English subtitles.

“Mesmerizing.”
- The Washington Post

“An experience to remember.”
- Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune

“...intricate, monumental and mysterious. This is masterfully staged and performed.”
-Ben Sachs, Chicago Reader

“Ravishingly Beautiful.”
-Variety

“Stunning.”
-The Guardian
More Info: Movie Web Site | Watch Trailer

AGAINST THE SUN [PG]

Theater Two 1:00 & 7:30
In one of the most harrowing true stories of World War II, three US Navy airmen crash land their torpedo bomber in the South Pacific and find themselves on a tiny life raft, surrounded by open ocean. No food. No water. No hope of rescue. Against incredible odds, these three virtual strangers must survive storms, sharks, starvation – and each other – as they try to sail more than a thousand miles to safety.

SPECIAL TREAT: Director Brian Falk and Producer Kurt Graver will be present for a Q&A's on Monday 1/26, Tuesday 1/27 and Wednesday 1/28 following the 7:30 show.

Running time: 1:40
Language: English


THE HUMBLING [R]

Theater Three 1:00 3:10 5:25 7:40 9:50
The Humbling tells the story of aging, suicidal stage actor Simon Axler (Al Pacino) and his struggles to find passion for life again. Near his breaking point, he finds motivation in the form of a young and lustful lesbian, Pegeen Stapleford (Greta Gerwig), who has had a crush on Simon since childhood. As their relationship heats up, Simon has a hard time keeping up with the youthful and exuberant Pegeen. He feels more alive than ever before but with many disapproving people protesting their relationship, Simon must decide where his true passion lies. The Humbling is directed by Barry Levinson and also stars Kyra Sedgwick, Charles Grodin, Dianne Wiest, Dan Hedaya and Nina Arianda.

Running Time: 1:42
Language: English
More Info: Movie Web Site | Watch Trailer

SON OF A GUN [R]

Theater Four 1:05 3:15 5:30 7:45 9:55
When JR (Brenton Thwaites) is sent to prison for a minor crime, he becomes the apprentice to Brendan Lynch (Ewan McGregor), Australia's public enemy number one. When JR helps Brendan break out, they go on the run and form a complex co-dependent relationship. JR quickly learns in the criminal world, life is like a game of chess. To gain control, you have to stay a few moves ahead of your opponent. Lose that control, and you risk becoming a pawn in their very dangerous game.

Running Time: 1:49
Language: English


Accessibility: Theater One and Theater Two are both wheelchair accessible. Films now playing in Theater Three and Theater Four may be rotated to Theaters One and Two upon request and if feasible.

FOR ADVANCE TICKET SALES PLEASE VISIT MOVIETICKETS.COM

ALL ABOUT QUADflix

A NEW PROGRAM FROM THE QUAD CINEMA

QUADflix is the "ultimate Indie Store," making available to a discerning group of film fans DVDs of the best Feature, Documentary and Foreign films not readily available from other sources, and offered well below the suggested retail prices.

Focusing on quality and not quantity, all films have been screened and carefully selected to insure that they reflect our highest cinematic standards. Best of all, QUADflix offers you the opportunity to start your own personal film library of some of the most extraordinary films ever produced.

Click here for more information and a complete listing of available films.