The Academy Theater at Lighthouse International is the East Coast home of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Designed by Theodore Kalomirakis, an internationally renowned pioneer and expert in theater design, the Academy Theater features state-of-the-art technology such as 3D capability, digital cinema, and more.
This annual festival presents contemporary films that shine a different light on African Diaspora life and culture regardless of the filmmaker‚ race or nationality.
The African Film Festival (AFF) builds an American audience for African film through an annual film festival in New York, a National Traveling Film Series, various panel discussions and a number of educational outreach and community programs.
Alianza Dominicana Cultural center is one of the collaborators of the Film Festival. They are contributing by the allowing us to use the venue to present films on particular days. Alianza Dominicana, Inc. is a non-profit community development organization that parterns with youth, families, and public and private institutions to revitalize economically distressed neighborhoods. Their mission is to assist children, youth and familes break the cycle of poverty and build self sufficiency in socie
The Black experience is an integral part of American culture; and the universal appeal of Black stories is becoming more apparent as African Americans make substantial inroads into the motion picture industry.
American Youth Symphony (AYS), founded in 1982, has a long history of fulfilling its mission of promoting instrumental music in popular culture to counteract the overwhelming use of computerized, electronic sounds in popular music.
Anthology Film Archives provides a unique window onto the world of cinema, be it mainstream features, outsider independents, hand-held documentaries or the most austere experimental works.
The nation's longest-running festival of its kind, AAIFF is a leading showcase for the best in independent Asian and Asian American film and video.
With its architectural landmark building in Midtown Manhattan, the Austrian Cultural Forum New York is the cultural embassy of Austria in the United States. It hosts more than 200 free events annually and showcases Austrian contemporary art, music, literature, and academic thought in New York.