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  • The New York Public Library sometimes doubles as a movie theater. Photo: Christopher Moore



MoMA’s Moments

“Abel Ferrara Unrated” film retrospective

Through May 31

Adult film admission: $12

moma.org/calendar/film/5065

Bronx-born film talent Abel Ferrara found fame with flicks like “King of New York” and “Bad Lieutenant,” but this Museum of Modern Art retrospective goes deeper, and shows early works and documentaries. With “Mary” on May 30, Ferrara shows an actor, a filmmaker and a producer engaging with biblical figures in the modern world.

Library as Screening Room“Spotlight” showing

Mid-Manhattan Library @ 42nd Street, Program Room

Wednesday, May 29 at 2 p.m.

Free

nypl.org/events/calendar

“Spotlight” won the Best Picture Oscar in 2016. Now the dramatic re-enactment of the Boston Globe’s reporting on the sex abuse scandal in the Catholic Church becomes part of the Wednesday movie matinee series at the New York Public Library.

An Italian Mix“Open Roads: New Italian Cinema”

Film at Lincoln Center

June 6-12

Tickets: $15 for general public

filmlinc.org/daily/lineup-announced-for-open-roads-new-italian-cinema-2019

The Film Society of Lincoln Center is no more. But have no fear: the longstanding movie portion of Lincoln Center’s programming simply got a new moniker: Film at Lincoln Center. On June 6, the annual presentation of Italian movies arrives with “Piranhas,” a look at violent young men drawn into the world of the Napoli mafia. Slated, too, is a healthy dose of documentary film, including “Selfie” and “The Disappearance of My Mother.”

DeLorean’s Back“Framing John DeLorean”

Adult tickets: $16

Opens June 7

ifccenter.com/films/framing-john-delorean

He upended the auto industry a generation ago. Now John DeLorean’s the subject of a new movie with power, politics, drugs and scandal. And Alec Baldwin’s in the title role. Will it be wild and wonderful, or not? Find out at IFC Center next month.



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