Upcoming

Series

There are no upcoming programs at this time.

Individual events

Sunday
,
Apr 21
8:00 pm
Earth Day Celebration: THE BLUE PLANET

SHORELINE CLEANUP AND FREE SCREENING

Thursday
,
Apr 25
8:00 pm
special preview screening!
Saturday
,
May 11
8:00 pm
PETITE MAMAN

by Céline Sciamma. 2021. 72 min.

Past

Series

October 14, 17 + 18
LOCAL FILMMAKERS SHOWCASE
August 19 - 27, 2023
ROCKAWAY FILM FESTIVAL #6
July 8, 15 + 22
BOARDWALK SUMMER SERIES
co-presented by NYC Parks + Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy
June 9-10, 2023
Science Fictions and the Puerto Rican Future
Ciencia ficción y el porvenir puertorriqueño

INdividual Events

Wednesday
,
Oct 18
,
2023
7:00 pm
LOCAL FILMMAKERS SHOWCASE: NIGHT 3

films by Shannon Morall, Tom A. Capps, Jonah Goldstein, Mori Ortiz, Barrett Shuler + Keith Roenke.

Tuesday
,
Oct 17
,
2023
7:00 pm
LOCAL FILMMAKERS SHOWCASE: NIGHT 2

films by Brian Chu + Dylan Case.

Saturday
,
Oct 14
,
2023
5:00 pm
LOCAL FILMMAKERS SHOWCASE: NIGHT 1

films by Lulios Kouroupis + Lee Quinby.

Saturday
,
Sep 16
,
2023
8:30 pm
FUNNY PAGES

part of PICTOBEACH BAZAAR — an outdoor comic art festival

Saturday
,
Sep 9
,
2023
7:30 pm
VIDEO DIARY OF A LOST GIRL

by Lindsay Denniberg. 2012. 96 min. Guest curated by Cristina Cacioppo.

*postponed due to weather
Sunday
,
Aug 27
,
2023
7:00 pm
ADVANCE SCREENING OF HOW TO WITH JOHN WILSON S3 FINALE

with a selection of earlier shorts presented by John Wilson, and a ventriloquist performance by Sophie Becker.

Sunday
,
Aug 27
,
2023
5:00 pm
PULL OVER

a collection of films about trying to get from one place to the next.

Saturday
,
Aug 26
,
2023
9:30 pm
COASTAL KNOWLEDGE: MOSAIC OF MYSTERY

with a post-screening DJ set by Justus + Rahill.

Saturday
,
Aug 26
,
2023
7:00 pm
AUTO PHOTO

with a live music performance by Rahill.

Saturday
,
Aug 26
,
2023
3:30 pm
NATURAL POSSESSION

a sweeping look at mountains, monuments, trees, and crops – pieces of nature that cannot be owned.

Friday
,
Aug 25
,
2023
7:00 pm
BEACH SESSIONS PRESENTS

with a live music performance by Surf Jazz Trio.

Thursday
,
Aug 24
,
2023
7:00 pm
GENERATIONAL BREATHS

guest curated by Jessica Beshir, with a live music performance by Kyp Malone.

Wednesday
,
Aug 23
,
2023
8:00 pm
HERE AT THE WATER’S EDGE

guest presented by Jake Perlin, with a live projection performance by Duelle Films.

Tuesday
,
Aug 22
,
2023
8:00 pm
UTOPIA HA HA

independent animations guest curated by Miranda Javid.

Monday
,
Aug 21
,
2023
7:00 pm
MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE

with a live dance performance by Gio Fernandez-Kincade + m i c c a.

Sunday
,
Aug 20
,
2023
7:00 pm
A STILL SMALL VOICE

New York premiere, with a live music performance by Steve Gunn.

Sunday
,
Aug 20
,
2023
5:00 pm
PLAYLAND

by Georden West. 2023, 72 min.

Sunday
,
Aug 20
,
2023
3:30 pm
LOVE SPELLS

Between rituals and role-play, these shorts linger in the power dynamics of the lonely-hearted.

Saturday
,
Aug 19
,
2023
7:00 pm
FANTASIA + FISCHINGER

Plus a live music performance by Rockaway Chamber Music.

Saturday
,
Jul 29
,
2023
8:30 pm
WADE IN THE WATER

Part of the 3rd annual Benny Beya Bash with Kassia Meador + Leah Dawson.

Sunday
,
Jul 23
,
2023
8:30 pm
LE ORME

Presented by SPECTACLE.

Sunday
,
Jul 23
,
2023
7:00 pm
Rockaway Chamber Music

Rockaway Chamber Music returns to the cinema for a concert of string quartets!

Saturday
,
Jul 22
,
2023
8:30 pm
POPEYE

by Robert Altman. 1980.114 min.

Saturday
,
Jul 15
,
2023
8:30 pm
MUPPET TREASURE ISLAND

by Brian Henson. 1996. 99 min.

Saturday
,
Jul 15
,
2023
6:00 pm
HEAD HI SUMMER SHORTS

An evening of short surf films that showcase the raddest surfing by the best and stylish free-riders of our time.

Saturday
,
Jul 8
,
2023
8:30 pm
SAMBIZANGA + TRACES OF YARROW

presented by ALFREDA'S CINEMA

DATE CHANGE! Now scheduled for this SATURDAY
Saturday
,
Jul 8
,
2023
8:30 pm
HOOK

by Steven Spielberg. 1991. 142 min.

Friday
,
Jul 7
,
2023
8:30 pm
THE WORLD, THE FLESH AND THE DEVIL

A tribute screening to the iconic singer, actor, and activist Harry Belafonte.

Friday
,
Jun 30
,
2023
8:30 pm
WHAT ABOUT ME + ALL DOGS

presented by AIRTIME

Saturday
,
Jun 10
,
2023
7:00 pm
CORTOMETRAJES: SCIENCE FICTIONS AND FUTURES

A series of short films concerning new futures and Puerto Rican science fiction, with a DJ set by Gio Escobar and a geodesic dome assembly by artist Matthew Mottel.

Friday
,
Jun 9
,
2023
8:30 pm
SIMULACROS DE LIBERACIÓN (DRILLS OF LIBERATION)

by Juan C. Dávila. 2021. 120 min.

Sunday
,
Jun 4
,
2023
8:30 pm
AN EVENING WITH LARRY GOTTHEIM

a program of shorts by a pillar of American avant-garde cinema.

Sunday
,
Jun 4
,
2023
7:00 pm
ROCKAWAY CHAMBER MUSIC

a fresh music collective bringing classical music to the peninsula.

Saturday
,
Jun 3
,
2023
7:00 pm
CATHODE PRESENTS

An epic program of short films, VHS oddities, musical confusion, and iconic DIY cinema.

Saturday
,
May 27
,
2023
8:30 pm
FLAMING CREATURES + THERE IS A TRANSOLUTION

co-presented by The Infernal Grove & The Film-makers' Cooperative

Sunday
,
May 21
,
2023
8:30 pm
BEFORE, THE SUMMER + SURF GANG

co-presented by SPECTACLE

Sunday
,
Apr 23
,
2023
6:00 pm
EARTH DAY

shoreline cleanup, screening, and expanded cinema performance in collaboration with Laru Beya, Buena Onda Collective + Jamaica Bay Rockaway Parks Conservancy.