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BAMcinemaFest Announces Lineup for 4th Annual Fest, Kicking Off June 20

Indiewire By Sophia Savage | Indiewire May 18, 2012 at 4:25PM

BAMcinématek announced its schedule for the fourth annual BAMcinemaFest, running June 20 - July 1. In addition to the lineup that includes 22 features (among them "Beasts of the Southern Wild," "Sleepwalk with Me," "Francine," "The Comedy" and "Detropia") -- of which seven are NY premieres, one North American premiere and three world premieres -- the fest will host three shorts programs. The feature lineup is below. Here's more details and the complete lineup. Noah Baumbach’s directorial debut, "Kicking and Screaming" will screen with the director, writer and cast present, Roberto Rossellini's newly restored "The Machine That Kills Bad People" will have its North American debut (after screening last year at Cannes), and live performances from the likes of Simeon Coxe of the Silver Apples, Sam Prekop and Archer Prewitt of The Sea and Cake will be featured. Lotte Reiniger's homage to "The Arabian Nights" -- "The Adventures of Prince Achmed" -- will close the festival with live accompaniment by Irish rock group 3epkano. BAMcinemaFest 2012 Schedule
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Mike Birbiglia in 'Sleepwalk With Me.'
IFC Films Mike Birbiglia in 'Sleepwalk With Me.'

BAMcinématek announced its schedule for the fourth annual BAMcinemaFest, running June 20 - July 1. In addition to the lineup that includes 22 features (among them "Beasts of the Southern Wild," "Sleepwalk with Me," "Francine," "The Comedy" and "Detropia") -- of which seven are NY premieres, one North American premiere and three world premieres -- the fest will host three shorts programs. The feature lineup is below. Here's more details and the complete lineup.

Noah Baumbach’s directorial debut, "Kicking and Screaming" will screen with the director, writer and cast present, Roberto Rossellini's newly restored "The Machine That Kills Bad People" will have its North American debut (after screening last year at Cannes), and live performances from the likes of Simeon Coxe of the Silver Apples, Sam Prekop and Archer Prewitt of The Sea and Cake will be featured. Lotte Reiniger's homage to "The Arabian Nights" -- "The Adventures of Prince Achmed" -- will close the festival with live accompaniment by Irish rock group 3epkano.  

BAMcinemaFest 2012 Schedule

Wed, Jun 20
7:30pm: Opening Night—Sleepwalk With Me

Thu, Jun 21
7pm: Spotlight screening—Beasts of the Southern Wild
9:30pm: Tchoupitoulas

Fri, Jun 22
7pm: Francine
9:15pm: Gayby

Sat, Jun 23
2pm: Take Me to the Balloony Bin!
4:30pm: Welcome to Pine Hill
6:50pm: Nobody Walks
9:30pm: The Comedy

Sun, Jun 24
2pm: Crazy and Thief
4pm: Jerry and Me + The Disorderly Orderly
7pm: The Imposter
9:30pm: The Unspeakable Act

Mon, Jun 25
7pm: The Patron Saints
9:15pm: The Machine That Kills Bad People

Tue, Jun 26
7pm: Radio Unnameable—Followed by a live performance by Simeon Coxe
9:30pm: The International Sign for Choking

Wed, Jun 27
7pm: Walk Away Renée
9pm: Outdoor screening—The Comedy
9:30pm: Detropia

Thu, Jun 28
7pm: Pavilion—Followed by a live performance by Sam Prekop & Archer Prewitt
9:15pm: For Ellen

Fri, Jun 29
7pm: Liberal Arts
9:30pm: Compliance

Sat, Jun 30
2pm: Mixed Shorts
4:30pm: All City Shorts
7pm: Kicking and Screaming
10pm: V/H/S

Sun, Jul 1
6pm: The Adventures of Prince Achmed—Live accompaniment by 3epkano and Erik Friedlander
8pm: Closing Night—Rock ‘n’ Roll Exposed: The Photography of Bob Gruen

This article is related to: BAMcinemaFest, Festivals, New York