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Five Films: Futuristic Fantasy Spectacles, Creepy Marquis, & Spike Lee Double Dose

City of Gold
Friday March 11 through Thursday March 24 at IFC Center: $14

Perhaps you count yourself among those very special people who know no other way to discover new cities and far-off places than by eating their way through the landscape, from its street food vendors to corner taquerias and refrigerator-less open-air markets (Sorry, looking at the Michelin Guide doesn’t count. Wait, does anyone actually do that?). If so, here’s your chance to meet a man after your own heart. The subject of this doc is Jonathan Gold, the LA-based writer, and the first food critic to win a Pulitzer Prize.

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Movie Night Curated by Greta Gerwig: Do The Right Thing

Among the flicks selected by actress Greta Gerwig to be screened inside of the new palm-tree oasis at Beach 96th and Rockaway Beach Boulevard are Last Days of Disco (starring kindred “it” girl Chloe Sevigny, Aug. 9), Woody Allen’s Broadway Danny Rose (Aug. 16), Spike Lee’s Do the Right Thing (Aug. 30), and The Landlord (Aug. 23).