The Final Day of Northside Film: Picks from The L Mag Staff

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06/20/2013 10:10 AM |


Tonight marks the final night of Northside Film (and the Northside Festival in general) and it’s with heavy hearts that we offer up our final list of screening recommendations. Thank you, Brooklyn, for spending the past eight days with us. We’re sad to leave you! But, if there’s one thing we’ve learned in the past five years, it’s that nothing eases the ache like free booze. And look, how convenient: the Northside Film Closing Night Party is tonight! Join us from 9pm-1am at Nitehawk Cinemas; complimentary cocktails will be served from 10pm until 11pm. We hope to see you there.

If you haven’t picked up tickets to tonight’s screenings, now’s the time to do it; you’ll find them here. You’ll find our picks after the jump.


The Invader
After screening in Venice, Toronto and Rotterdam, The Invader finally makes its way stateside for its NY Premiere tonight. It’s the story of an African man who washes up on a beach in Southern Europe and makes a life for himself in Brussels. Belgian director (and new Bushwick resident!) Nicolas Provost will be in attendance for a Q&A following the film.

Nitehawk Cinema
136 Metropolitan Ave.

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Your Day is My Night
Fresh off of a screening at MoMA’s Documentary Fortnight, Your Day is My Night tells the story of immigrant residents in a “shift-bed” apartment in the heart of New York City’s Chinatown. Interweaving personal tales with the history of the Chinese in the United States, Your Day is My Night is a peculiar narrative-documentary hybrid that addresses issues of privacy, intimacy, and urban life. Plus, director Lynne Sachs will be at the theater for a Q&A following the film.

Wythe Hotel
80 Wythe Ave.

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The Look of Love
Directed by Michael Winterbottom, The Look of Love tells the true story of Paul Raymond, the English publishing tycoon behind the country’s first widely distributed adult magazines. Steve Coogan, Anna Friel and Imogen Poots star.

Nitehawk Cinema
136 Metropolitan Ave.

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