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, DECEMBER 19, 2014 THRU TUESDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2014

LIFE OF AN ACTRESS THE MUSICAL [NR]

Theater One 1:05 3:40 6:30 9:30
Life of an Actress is a musical film about the trials and tribulations of three actresses, connected by a greasy spoon diner, who struggle to achieve their dreams while battling to preserve love and dignity. The 25 year old actress, after going to LA, tries to make the different world of her Puerto Rican accountant boyfriend work. The 30 year old actress is in transition and faces a choice as a sleazy agent offers an opportunity for a price. Finally the 41 year old actress has a 15 year old work relationship with the diner owner but there is more beneath the surface. When the diner gets into financial trouble, chasing dreams confront reality. The film features an all Broadway musical star cast.

SPECIAL TREAT:
Q&A with director and cast moderated by Michelle Park (TV Host & Lifestyle Expert) after the 6:30 PM show on Saturday, December 20.
Q&A with cast moderated by Paul Chau (Producer and Director) after the 6:30 PM show on Sunday, December 21.
Q&A with director and cast moderated by Paul Wonterek (Creative Director & Editor-in-Chief of Broadway.com) after the 6:30 PM show on Monday, December 22.
Q&A with DP Ben Wolf and Editor Dan Loewenthal moderated by Paul Chau (Producer and Director) after the 6:30 PM show on Tuesday, December 23.

Visit the Life Of An Actress facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/LifeofanActressTheMusical

Running time: 2:04
Language: English
More Info: Movie Web Site | Watch Trailer

MY OLD LADY [PG-13]

Theater Two 2:50 5:10 9:50
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
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AFTERMATH [NR]

Theater Two 1:00 & 7:30
Thomas Fiorini (Anthony Michael Hall) has created a perfect life for himself. Owning a profitable construction company, blessed with a beautiful wife and child on the way. Life is perfect. But problems arise quickly when charismatic, ex-convict Tony Bricker (Chris Penn) is fired and his foreman (Jamie Harrold) goes missing. Tensions flair as suspicion falls on Bricker who initiates a war of threats but not until an overreaction from our hero do things spiral out of control. As Fiorini is introduced to a slew of shady characters and hit men, forcing to take matters into his own hands – for better or worse.

Running time: 1:24
Language: English
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TALES OF THE GRIM SLEEPER [NR]

Theater Three 1:05 3:10 5:20 7:35 9:45
Lonnie Franklin Jr. was arrested in July 2010 after a 25-year killing spree during which it is thought he may have killed over a 100 people, potentially making him the worst serial killer in history. Significantly his arrest was not the product of painstaking detective work but completely accidental, the result of a computer DNA match that linked him to a possible 20 victims. Franklin now awaits trial. TALES OF THE GRIM SLEEPER looks into how it was possible for all this to happen.

Academy members who show their membership card at any TALES OF THE GRIM SLEEPER screening will receive a No Charge ticket.

Running time: 1:45
Language: English
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A SMALL SECTION OF THE WORLD [NR]

Theater Four 1:00 2:30 4:30 6:00 7:30 9:35
A Small Section of the World is an inspirational story about a group of women from a remote farming region of Costa Rica whose ideas sparked a revolution in the coffee growing world. After the men of the village left in search of work, the women came together to imagine a different future for themselves, their families and their community. The film follows the impact of this remarkable story of perseverance as it touches lives around the globe. The movie features the original song, “The Morning” by Alanis Morrisette and Carlos Tapado Vargas.

Running time: 1:05
Language: English
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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.

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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.