AT HOME

November is National Native American Heritage Month, and TPH’s film studies classes for adults will be celebrating the cinema of Native filmmakers. Images of Native Americans have been prevalent in American cinema since the late 1800s, but more often than not, these images were produced without consultation or guidance from Native people. Distinct cultures of [...]

This October, our film studies class for adults will focus on German cinema, which has been a vital part of film history since the beginning of the medium. From the pioneering silent film Metropolis to the epic Berlin Alexanderplatz and the Academy Award-winning The Lives of Others, Germany offers a rich contribution to world cinema. [...]

Join TPH and filmmaker/guest instructor Will Tiao in May — Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month — for weekly discussions about important Asian American films. Class meets on online on Thursdays from 7:30 to 8:30 pm. [...]

TPH Education's Film Study Program for Adults in March, honoring Women's History Month, will be taught by Clara Bingham, a journalist, author, and documentary film producer whose work has focused on social justice and women’s issues. [...]

Led by filmmaker, actor, and teacher Robert Ray Manning, this TPH Education at Home class will explore the work and life of August Wilson — his plays, his movies, and his politics. Films will include Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, The Piano Lesson, and Fences. Classes will meet weekly on Saturdays on Zoom; Class dates/times are February 6 from 7 to 8 pm, and February 13, 20, and 27 from 5 to 6 pm. [...]

Today we share our final Holiday Arts Break inspired by the New York International Children’s Film Festival’s Kid Flicks programs. (You can view these fantastic short films from around the world in our virtual screening room through December 31st.) We hope that these Arts Breaks spark meaningful family discussions and encourage kids of all ages [...]

Have a budding journalist or filmmaker at home? Looking for holiday break activities? The Picture House is seeking student film critics for our 2020 NYICFF Kid Flicks programs. Students are invited to create and share video reviews of any of the short film programs, which will help other families learn about each of the programs from kids' unique perspectives. [...]

Here is our second Holiday Arts Break, inspired by the New York International Children’s Film Festival’s Kid Flicks programs. (You can view these fantastic short films from around the world in our virtual screening room.) Our Arts Breaks are meant to spark meaningful family discussions and to encourage kids of all ages to stay creative [...]

Our Holiday Arts Break Activities are inspired by the New York International Children’s Film Festival’s Kid Flicks programs. (You can view these fantastic short films from around the world in our virtual screening room.) Our Arts Breaks are meant to spark meaningful family discussions and to encourage kids of all ages to stay creative and [...]

For this final week of TPH at Home, we wanted to share a visually stunning reminder of where we’ve been as a New York community over the last few months. Some of you may have seen this video before, but it’s worth another look, especially from a filmmaking perspective. [...]