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04 MAY 11: "Fitzcarraldo" by Werner Herzog

on Wed, 05/04/2011 - 21:56

Dear Rabbit fans!
this week our screening room turns to German New Wave visionary director Werner Herzog and his controversial film 'Fitzcarraldo' (1982). Inspired by true events, Herzog showcases the follies of movie making by accomplishing this monumental production without using special effects. The story follows the journey of an opera-loving madman (played by Klaus Kinski) who is determined to drag a boat over a mountain in the middle of the Amazon jungle. 

Hope you can make it. Bring all your friends!
Rabbit will be waiting with couches and booze.
It's FREE and (still) BYOB!

- Rabbit LOVE

27 APR 11: "Les Demoiselles De Rochefort" by Jacques Demy

on Wed, 04/27/2011 - 21:56

Dear Rabbit fans,
this week we are entering the highly stylized and colorful world of Jacques Demy's acclaimed musical 'Les Demoiselles de Rochefort'. This 1967 old Hollywood inspired musically charged film by French New Wave era filmmaker (and husband of Agnes Varda) stars Catherine Deneuve, her late sister Francoise Dorleac (who was killed in a car accident shortly after filming), and Gene Kelly's classic dance moves.

Come take over our couches for this delightful act on the big screen.
It's FREE and BYOB!
opens at 8pm (movie starts around 8:30pm)

- Rabbit Love

20 APR 11: "Jalsaghar (The Music Room)" by Satyajit Ray

on Wed, 04/20/2011 - 21:56

Dear Rabbit fans,
this week we are continuing our musical journey towards India with the magnificent work of Satyajit Ray: 'Jalsaghar' or also known as 'The Music Room'. One of the best from the Bengali multi award-winning filmmaker, Jalsaghar (1958) is a period movie which focuses on the decline of a semi-feodal aristocrat in Bengal (who is obsessed with the art of music) and showcases some of the best acts of Hindustani classical vocal and instrumental music, as well as classical dance. 

Hope you can make it to see this truly moving film.

This is a FREE event!
We now serve beers and wine!

13 APR 11: "Circus" by Grigori Aleksandrov

on Wed, 04/13/2011 - 21:56

Dear Rabbit fans,
this week we are screening the melodramatic soviet musical 'Circus', one of the many musicals produced under the propagandist Stalin cinema era - which was meant to alleviate the hardship of soviet life under his power - directed by Grigori Aleksandrov. Made in 1936, this film has become a Russian classic starring the beloved actress/singer Lyubov Orlova (equivalent to Marlene Dietrich in Russia). 

Hope you can make it for this cinematic gem!

It's FREE and we now serve beers and wine at our screenings (but to BYOB is still welcomed)

doors open at 8pm movie starts at 8:30pm.


11 MAY 11: Spring 2011 Emerging Artist Show

on Mon, 04/11/2011 - 00:00

It’s almost May, which means it’s almost time for the 2011 New York Photo Festival, an international event that happens to take place right in our backyard.  We’ll be showing the works of 12 artists working in photographic mediums, as part of our ongoing Emerging Artist series of exhibitions.  These are always highly intriguing and energetic shows and we encourage you to check it out this month, amidst the sprawl of venues in and around DUMBO the weekend of May 11-15.  The artists featured include:

Danny Arenas

Will Arnold

Corrie Glenn Ferguson

Todd Jokl

Jason Kass