Margaret Mead Film Festival

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The Margaret Mead Film Festival, as the preeminent showcase for contemporary cultural storytelling, screens outstanding films and hosts multi-media events and performances each fall at the American Museum of Natural History. The 2014 Festival takes place Thursday, October 23–Sunday, October 26

This just in! Miguelito - Canto A Borinquen was awarded best documentary at the Oaxaca Film Festival! Don't miss your ch...
10/15/2019

This just in! Miguelito - Canto A Borinquen was awarded best documentary at the Oaxaca Film Festival! Don't miss your chance to catch this award-winning film this Sunday at 5pm at the #MeadFilmFest at the American Museum of Natural History!

Purchase tickets today!
http://bit.ly/2ITmss6

Co-presented by the American Australian Association, Australian Consulate-General New York, Hispanic Federation, The Mexican Cultural Institute of New York, and the The Center for Media, Culture and History at NYU

Miguelito Film

10/14/2019

Encouraged by the utopian hopes of the Arab Spring, the members of a women’s soccer club in Libya heroically fight for their right to play. Don't miss out on our Opening Night Film: Freedom Fields at the American Museum of Natural History screening on Thursday, October 17th at 7pm! We hope to see you there! #meadfilmfest

As Kaifa adopts Hungarian customs she reassures her mother in Somalia she still identifies with her roots in the film "E...
10/13/2019
Margaret Mead Film Festival

As Kaifa adopts Hungarian customs she reassures her mother in Somalia she still identifies with her roots in the film "Easy Lessons / Könnyű leckék" at the #meadfilmfest on Saturday, October 19 at the American Museum of Natural History.

To learn more about "Easy Lessons", visit: http://bit.ly/2PfVWi3

To watch the trailer and purchase tickets, click the links below!

Rachel’s questions about covering her hair after divorce reveal the complexities of ultra-orthodox Jewish views on this ...
10/12/2019
Margaret Mead Film Festival

Rachel’s questions about covering her hair after divorce reveal the complexities of ultra-orthodox Jewish views on this longstanding practice in the film "Covered Up" at the #meadfilmfest at the American Museum of Natural History on Sunday, October 20.

With generous support provided by the Office of Cultural Affairs, Consulate General of Israel in New York

Click the links below to find out more about "Covered Up", watch the trailer and purchase tickets!

What can we learn about the lives of people journeying the 2,300-mile-long North American migrant trail through the arti...
10/11/2019
Margaret Mead Film Festival

What can we learn about the lives of people journeying the 2,300-mile-long North American migrant trail through the artifacts they leave behind? Find out in the film "Border South" at the #meadfilmfest American Museum of Natural History on Friday, October 18.

Co-presented by the Hispanic Federation, the The Mexican Cultural Institute of New York, the The Center for Media, Culture and History at NYU and the NYU Hemispheric Institute for Performance and Politics

Want to learn out more about "Border South"? Click the links below to watch the trailer and purchase tickets!

The union heroes of a French tea processing plant fight to operate a small co-op in a market oversaturated by huge corpo...
10/11/2019
Margaret Mead Film Festival

The union heroes of a French tea processing plant fight to operate a small co-op in a market oversaturated by huge corporations. See the film," Taste of Hope / Le goût de l'espoir" at the #meadfilmfest at the American Museum of Natural History on Friday, October 18.

Co-presented by the The Center for Media, Culture and History at NYU and The Wenner-Gren Foundation

With generous support provided by the Consulate General of Switzerland in New York

To purchase tickets and to find out more information about "Taste of Hope", click the links below!

For the Greenland town of Maniitsoq, broken corporate promises inspire the community to discover alternative financial o...
10/10/2019
Ticketing & Admission | American Museum of Natural History

For the Greenland town of Maniitsoq, broken corporate promises inspire the community to discover alternative financial opportunities. See "Winter's Yearning" on Sunday, October 20, 2019 at the #meadfilmfest American Museum of Natural History.

For more information about this film, visit http://bit.ly/2ZjIiz7

To watch the trailer for "Winter's Yearning" click here: http://bit.ly/2m9Jhzc

General admission plus tickets to special exhibitions, films, and Space Show. Buy online to skip the ticket line. Pay-what-you-wish general admission onsite only.

In "When We Walk" Jason Da Silva’s MS treatments and his dissolving marriage weigh heavily, but he is determined to be t...
10/09/2019
Margaret Mead Film Festival

In "When We Walk" Jason Da Silva’s MS treatments and his dissolving marriage weigh heavily, but he is determined to be the best father he can be. See the film at the #meadfilmfest American Museum of Natural History on Saturday October, 19.

To find out more about this film and to purchase tickets, click on the links below!

Co-presented by the ReelAbilities Film Festival: New York and the NYU Center for Disability Studies

As his MS begins to affect his ability to walk, speak, and see, Jason DaSilva is forced to learn new ways to navigate Ne...
10/09/2019
Margaret Mead Film Festival

As his MS begins to affect his ability to walk, speak, and see, Jason DaSilva is forced to learn new ways to navigate New York City and uses his artistic talents to thrive in "When I Walk". See the film on Saturday, October 19 at the #meadfilmfest at the American Museum of Natural History.

Purchase tickets and find out more information about the film below.

Co-presented by ReelAbilities Film Festival: New York and the NYU Center for Disability Studies.

Can art create closure for a wounded nation? Forty years after the brutal Khmer Rouge reign, artists try with film and B...
10/09/2019
Margaret Mead Film Festival

Can art create closure for a wounded nation? Forty years after the brutal Khmer Rouge reign, artists try with film and Bangsokol music. See the film "Wandering Souls" on Saturday, October 19 at the #meadfilmfest at the American Museum of Natural History.

Co-presented by the American Australian Association and the Australian Consulate-General New York

Learn more about Wandering Souls Documentary, watch the trailer and purchase tickets, click on the links below!

Hiking the Korean countryside, Jiho Im cooks meals for elders he meets along the way, with ingredients foraged from thei...
10/07/2019
Margaret Mead Film Festival

Hiking the Korean countryside, Jiho Im cooks meals for elders he meets along the way, with ingredients foraged from their own backyards in "The Wandering Chef". See the film at the #meadfilmfest at the American Museum of Natural History on Sunday, October 20. Purchase tickets here today: http://bit.ly/2kdUGxj

Co-Presented by The Korea Society and the Korean Cultural Center NY

An Appalachian filmmaker examines the relationship between media-makers and the communities they portray in their work i...
10/07/2019
Margaret Mead Film Festival

An Appalachian filmmaker examines the relationship between media-makers and the communities they portray in their work in "Stranger with a Camera", playing as a part of Appalshop: Collectively at the Mead, at the #meadfilmfest on Saturday, October 19 at the American Museum of Natural History.

This project is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.

To learn more about "Stranger with a Camera", visit: http://bit.ly/2kSJZR5

If you would like to purchase tickets to Appalshop: Collectively at the Mead, click the links below!

The people of Rapa Nui, also known as Easter Island, are fighting for their cultural heritage, for job opportunities, an...
10/06/2019
Margaret Mead Film Festival

The people of Rapa Nui, also known as Easter Island, are fighting for their cultural heritage, for job opportunities, and for an island clear of trash in the film "Eating Up Easter" at the #meadfilmfest on Sunday, October 20 at the American Museum of Natural History.

Co-presented by The Center for Media, Culture and History at NYU

This project is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts

To learn more about "Eating Up Easter", visit: http://bit.ly/2L32gp6

To watch the trailer and purchase tickets, click the links below!

Part detective story, part observational documentary, "She Who Must Be Loved" is an intergenerational effort to piece to...
10/05/2019
Margaret Mead Film Festival

Part detective story, part observational documentary, "She Who Must Be Loved" is an intergenerational effort to piece together a complicated family history of an Indigenous Australian media mogul. See the film at the #meadfilmfest at the American Museum of Natural History on Sunday, October 20.

Co-presented by the American Australian Association, the Australian Consulate-General New York, and the The Center for Media, Culture and History at NYU.

Find out more about "She Who Must Be Loved" by clicking the links below!

For women in Saudi Arabia, a driver’s license is more than a certificate—it puts them on the road to independence. See t...
10/04/2019
Margaret Mead Film Festival

For women in Saudi Arabia, a driver’s license is more than a certificate—it puts them on the road to independence. See the film "Saudi Women’s Driving School" on Saturday, October 19 at the #meadfilmfest at the American Museum of Natural History. Purchase tickets today! http://bit.ly/2ksFfkG

Co-presented by the The Center for Media, Culture and History at NYU

Courtesy of HBO Documentary Films

The family that helped expel the rubber tappers who enslaved the Asháninka people 30 years ago steps up once again in th...
10/04/2019
Margaret Mead Film Festival

The family that helped expel the rubber tappers who enslaved the Asháninka people 30 years ago steps up once again in the face of environmental disaster in the film "Antonio y Piti" at the #meadfilmfest at the American Museum of Natural History on Saturday, October 19.

Purchase tickets here: http://bit.ly/2k2nhpc

Co-presented by Cinema Tropical
and The Center for Media, Culture and History at NYU

See the film "Runner" at the #meadfilmfest and run alongside Guor Marial on his journey from Sudanese refugee to world-c...
10/03/2019
Margaret Mead Film Festival

See the film "Runner" at the #meadfilmfest and run alongside Guor Marial on his journey from Sudanese refugee to world-class athlete, screening on Saturday, October 19 at the American Museum of Natural History

Co-presented by African Film Festival, Inc. and New York Road Runners (NYRR)

A Cree family seeks justice for the murder of their son while battling systemic racism against First Nations in Canada i...
10/03/2019
Margaret Mead Film Festival

A Cree family seeks justice for the murder of their son while battling systemic racism against First Nations in Canada in the film "nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up" at the #meadfilmfest at the American Museum of Natural History on Friday, October 18. Watch the trailer and learn more at the links below.

Co-presented by the The Center for Media, Culture and History at NYU

With generous support provided by the Consulate General of Canada in New York

Pikilina, a 23-year-old Dominican-born woman of Haitian descent, scrambles to regain citizenship for herself and her chi...
10/02/2019
Margaret Mead Film Festival

Pikilina, a 23-year-old Dominican-born woman of Haitian descent, scrambles to regain citizenship for herself and her children in the film Massacre River at the #meadfilmfest at the American Museum of Natural History on Friday, October 18.

See the trailer and link to tickets below.

Co-presented by Cinema Tropical, the Hispanic Federation, Human Rights Watch, The Mexican Cultural Institute of New York

@Massacre River

In Miguelito - Canto A Borinquen, experience the lively world of Puerto Rican music as the mystery of an 11-year-old sal...
10/02/2019
Margaret Mead Film Festival

In Miguelito - Canto A Borinquen, experience the lively world of Puerto Rican music as the mystery of an 11-year-old salsero’s disappearance unfolds. See the film Sunday, October 20 at the #meadfilmfest at the American Museum of Natural History

Learn more and purchase tickets below!

Co-presented by the American Australian Association, the Australian Consulate-General New York, Cinema Tropical, the Hispanic Federation, the The Mexican Cultural Institute of New York, and the The Center for Media, Culture and History at NYU

Activists in North Carolina fight against intimidation and disenfranchisement at the polls, as we see history repeating ...
10/01/2019
Margaret Mead Film Festival

Activists in North Carolina fight against intimidation and disenfranchisement at the polls, as we see history repeating itself in the film Let the People Decide, screening at the #meadfilmfest at the American Museum of Natural History on Sunday, October 20.

For the trailer and tickets, see below!

Let The People Decide

Follow four surrogates in Made in Boise, as they experience the emotional and physical hurdles of being pregnant with so...
10/01/2019
Margaret Mead Film Festival

Follow four surrogates in Made in Boise, as they experience the emotional and physical hurdles of being pregnant with someone else’s baby. See the film at the #meadfilmfest at the American Museum of Natural History on Saturday, October 19.

Check out the trailer below and purchase tickets today!

Co-presented by Rooftop Films

@Made in Boise

In The Last Male on Earth you will meet Sudan, the last male rhinoceros of his species and a tourist sensation in Kenya....
09/30/2019
Margaret Mead Film Festival

In The Last Male on Earth you will meet Sudan, the last male rhinoceros of his species and a tourist sensation in Kenya. See the film at the #meadfilmfest at the American Museum of Natural History on Saturday, October 19.

Purchase tickets, see the trailer, and learn more below!

Co-presented by African Film Festival, Inc.

With generous support provided by EYE - International and Dutch Culture USA

@The Last Male on Earth

The Guardian of Memory (El Guardián de la Memoria)shows that in the Juarez Valley, the question of genocide is not histo...
09/26/2019
Margaret Mead Film Festival

The Guardian of Memory (El Guardián de la Memoria)shows that in the Juarez Valley, the question of genocide is not historical, but practical and legal. See the film on Friday, October 18 at the #meadfilmfest at the American Museum of Natural History

Click on links below to learn more and purchase tickets.

With generous support provided by the The Mexican Cultural Institute of New York

Co-presented by the Hispanic Federation

In the film In Stitches, “Vernac” comedians in South African show how language is key to nailing the punch-line. See the...
09/25/2019
Margaret Mead Film Festival

In the film In Stitches, “Vernac” comedians in South African show how language is key to nailing the punch-line. See the film on Friday, October 18 at the #meadfilmfest American Museum of Natural History In Stitches Documentary

Tickets, trailer, and more to explore below!

Co-presented by African Film Festival, Inc.

On some level we connect with artificially intelligent robots as people. Can they—or should they—be our friends? Find ou...
09/21/2019
Margaret Mead Film Festival

On some level we connect with artificially intelligent robots as people. Can they—or should they—be our friends? Find out in the film "Hi, AI" at the #meadfilmfest @amnh on Saturday, October 19.

Tickets, trailer, and more below!

Co-presented by the Goethe-Institut New York and Imagine Science Films

With generous support provided by the German Consulate General New York

09/20/2019
Our slate of 2019 films is now announced! Check out the films and programs at amnh.org/mead. Tickets on sale September 5...
08/20/2019
2019 Margaret Mead Documentary Film Festival: Oct 17-20 | AMNH

Our slate of 2019 films is now announced! Check out the films and programs at amnh.org/mead. Tickets on sale September 5. See you at the Mead!

Four-day film event, with documentary films showcasing the diversity of peoples and cultures on our planet.

Our friends at Rooftop Films have an amazing schedule this summer. One of our faves is their shorts program, NEW YORK NO...
06/11/2019
Rooftop Films | New York Non-Fiction

Our friends at Rooftop Films have an amazing schedule this summer. One of our faves is their shorts program, NEW YORK NON-FICTION. Revel in the NYC of the late Twenty Teens, contemplate a few of its great agonies, and celebrate some of the everyday miracles that make Gotham so darn exciting. Playing Green-Wood Cemetery as part of their 23rd Summer Series this Friday, June 14th. Tickets: bit.ly/2WWYCR5

It’s your city. Take a look. Date: Friday, June 14thVenue: Green-Wood CemeteryAddress: 500 25th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11232 7:45 PM: Doors Open8:30 PM: Live Music9:00 PM: Films Begin10:30 PM: Q&A10:45 PM: After-Party On this night, we revel in the NYC of the late Twenty Teens, contemplate a few of ...

Last chance to see some movies at the African Film Festival, Inc. THE SOUND OF MASKS screens today at the Maysles Cinema...
06/08/2019
Events for June 2019 – New York African Film Festival

Last chance to see some movies at the African Film Festival, Inc. THE SOUND OF MASKS screens today at the Maysles Cinema! Check out their full schedule here: https://www.africanfilmny.org/nyaff26/schedule/

For tickets, click on a film or program and click the ‘tickets’ or ‘rsvp’ button to make a purchase or reservation. Click here to view the festival brochure. Events for June 2019 Events Search and Views Navigation Show Events Search Events Search Events In Search Event Views Navigation View ...

06/07/2019
Rooftop Films | New York Non-Fiction

Head to Green-Wood Cemetery on Friday, June 14th, for our friends at Rooftop Films annual NEW YORK-NON FICTION shorts program! No two stories are the same, but all are scored by the multitudinous rhythms of the city, sometimes plodding, sometimes racing. Bob your head, tap your toes, and meet your neighbors. Tickets: bit.ly/2WWYCR5

It’s your city. Take a look. Date: Friday, June 14thVenue: Green-Wood CemeteryAddress: 500 25th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11232 7:45 PM: Doors Open8:30 PM: Live Music9:00 PM: Films Begin10:30 PM: Q&A10:45 PM: After-Party On this night, we revel in the NYC of the late Twenty Teens, contemplate a few of ...

While we're working on our program, there are some other amazing festivals happening in New York! Have you checked out t...
06/05/2019
Events for June 2019 – New York African Film Festival

While we're working on our program, there are some other amazing festivals happening in New York! Have you checked out the schedule for the African Film Festival, Inc.? We are excited for their screenings of STANDING ON THEIR SHOULDERS, THE SOUND OF MASKS, and OUAGA, CAPITALE DU CINEMA. For info and tickets, visit: https://www.africanfilmny.org/nyaff26/schedule/

For tickets, click on a film or program and click the ‘tickets’ or ‘rsvp’ button to make a purchase or reservation. Click here to view the festival brochure. Events for June 2019 Events Search and Views Navigation Show Events Search Events Search Events In Search Event Views Navigation View ...

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The Margaret Mead Film Festival, as the preeminent showcase for contemporary cultural storytelling, screens outstanding films and hosts multi-media events and performances each fall at the American Museum of Natural History. The 2018 Festival takes place Thursday, October 18–Sunday, October 21


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I watched the documentary "MASACRE River" About the Racism in the Dominican Republic, Against Black People, & Deporting Them yo Haiti, using brutality, those attacking them with Machete's wear "Afro" hairstyles, showing Proof of the "Ignorance" & "Stupidity" of "RACIST" - of "RACISM".
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I am trying to find the book or where Margaret Mead said this "No society that feeds its children on tales of successful violence can expect them not to believe that violence in the end is rewarded." Does anyone have a clue?
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