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BAMcinemaFest Line-Up Includes ‘Snowpiercer,’ ‘Boyhood’ & 25th Anniversary Screening Of ‘Do The Right Thing’

BAMcinemaFest Line-Up Includes ‘Snowpiercer,’ ‘Boyhood’ & 25th Anniversary Screening Of ‘Do The Right Thing’

BAMcinématek has announced the complete line-up for its annual BAMcinemaFest, and it might be the best in its six-year history. Running Jun 18-29, the closing night picture will be the 25th anniversary of Spike Lee’s “Do the Right Thing,” with Lee and cast in attendance, the opening night picture will be Richard Linklater’s 12-year project “Boyhood” and the festival’s centerpiece will be Bong Joon-ho’s “Snowpiercer.” Other highlights include the spotlight film, David Wain’s “They Came Together,” Joe Swanberg’s “Happy Christmas,” Mike Cahill’s “I Origins” and many more.

BAMcinemaFest will have 24 New York premieres, one U.S premiere, and one world premiere. Full line-up below.

· OPENING NIGHT: Boyhood (Richard Linklater) NY Premiere Narrative

· CLOSING NIGHT: 25th anniversary of Do the Right Thing (Spike Lee)

· CENTERPIECE: Snowpiercer (Bong Joon Ho) NY Premiere Narrative

· SPOTLIGHT: They Came Together (David Wain) NY Premiere Narrative

· 10,000KM (Carlos Marques-Marcet) NY Premiere Narrative

· Approaching the Elephant (Amanda Rose Wilder) NY Premiere Documentary

· Appropriate Behavior (Desiree Akhavan) NY Premiere Narrative

· Concerning Violence (Göran Hugo Olsson) NY Premiere Documentary

· Ellie Lumme (Ignatiy Vishnevetsky) NY Premiere Narrative

· Evolution of a Criminal (Darius Clark Monroe) NY Premiere Documentary

· For the Plasma (Bingham Bryant & Kyle Molzan) World Premiere Narrative

· The Foxy Merkins (Madeleine Olnek) NY Premiere Narrative

· Happy Christmas (Joe Swanberg) NY Premiere Narrative

· Happy Valley (Amir Bar-Lev) NY Premiere Documentary

· The Heart Machine (Zachary Wigon) NY Premiere Narrative

· I Origins (Mike Cahill) NY Festival Premiere Narrative

· Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter (David Zellner) NY Premiere Narrative

· L for Leisure (Lev Kalman & Whitney Horn) US Premiere Narrative

· Life After Death (Joe Callander) NY Premiere Documentary

· Low Down (Jeff Preiss) NY Premiere Narrative

· Memphis (Tim Sutton) NY Premiere Narrative

· The Mend (John Magary) NY Premiere Narrative

· The Notorious Mr. Bout (Tony Gerber & Maxim Pozdorovkin) NY Premiere Documentary

· Other Months (Nick Singer) NY Premiere Narrative

· Something, Anything (Paul Harrill) NY Premiere Narrative

· Thou Wast Mild and Lovely (Josephine Decker) NY Premiere Narrative

· Wild Canaries (Lawrence Michael Levine) NY Premiere Narrative

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