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This Saturday, January 21, 2017, The Metropolitan Opera is in cinemas in live HD throughout the country at 12:55p.m. Gounod's Romeo et Juliette conducted by Gianandrea Noseda will be sung in French with English subtitles. The 2 hour and 56 minute cinematic experience takes you behind The MET curtain to see the scope of set changes, intimate interviews with performers, and insight into the production of world class opera. Find your cinema here:

Governor Cuomo cites an extension of The Empire State Film Production Tax Credit and Post-Production Tax Credit for three years as legislation required for the 2018 budget.

RecYouth is for Recreation Center members between the age of 13-23 in NYC who have a desire to learn and develop in the areas of film, animation, graphic design, photography, gaming, and coding. You will come out of a session with a completed video, audio track, design project, game, animation, website or app and will be able to showcase your work as it is celebrated throughout the city. Details here:

Viggo Mortensen will attend the Snowtown Film Festival on January 27 opening the festival with his film Captain Fantastic. The Snowtown Film Festival will be in downtown Watertown, NY on January 27 and 28, 2017. The festival celebrates winter and Northern NY through film.

7th Annual Queens World Film Festival will be March 14-19, 2017. Help make the festival a success at the Astor Room on January 13th. The festival kick off party begins at 7pm. The Astor Room is located at 35-11 35th Avenue, Astoria, NY 11106.

The Bronx International Film Festival will run January 26-31, 2017.  The Studio Theater located next to Lovinger Theater at 250 Bedford Park Blvd., W Bronx, NY 10468 will be the venue for screenings. More details and schedule available here:

Sundance is not the only place to celebrate film in the snow. The SnowTown Film Festival will be held January 27 & 28, 2017. Created as a festival that celebrates the long north New York winters through the medium of film, this cultural experience is centered in downtown Watertown, NY. The schedule includes a Friday night red carpet reception and feature film, with the second day devoted to official film selections. In addition to official selections, a juried competition will be in progress. Keep in touch with the 3rd annual festival here:

Sundance Film Festival will take place January 19-29, 2017. Festival info here:

Please enjoy this short doc The New Che of Havana by Alex Mallis and Bryan Chang.