Metrograph celebrated it’s 3rd Anniversary and the launch of Metrograph Pictures. The evening was hosted by Founder and President Alexander Olch and Artistic and Programming Director Jake Perlin along with Maggie Betts, Sara Driver, Debra Granik, Kenneth Lonergan, Oren Moverman, Dee Rees, Josh Safdie, James Schamus, Paul Schrader, Cindy Sherman, Patti Smith, Whit Stillman, and Trudie Styler
Other notable attendees included Jack Antonoff, Rachel Antonoff, Darren Aronofsky, Ari Aster, Kentucker Audley, Amy Berg, Eddie Borgo, Peter Brant Jr., Harry Brant, Alton Brown, Arturo Castro, Rebecca Dayan, Benjamin Dickinson, Sante D’Orazio, Griffin Dunne, Anh Duong, Voula Duval, Heidi Ewing, Shiloh Fernandez, John Gallagher Jr., Dominik Garcia Lorido, Hailey Gates, Tavi Gevinson, Rachel Grady, Bob Gruen, Leslye Headland, Amy Heckerling, Helena Howard, Ty Hunter, Isabelle Huppert, Michael Imperioli, Louisa Krause, Makenzie Leigh, Hamilton Leithauser, Tali Lennox, Margarita Levieva, John Magaro, Cristin Milioti, Rebecca Miller, Mia Moretti, Jake Paltrow, Maulik Pancholy, Keith Poulson, TK Quann, Marky Ramone, Rel Schulman, Anna Sui, Emily Tarver, Justin Theroux, John Turturro, Samantha Urbani, Michael Weber, Elizabeth Wood & Gabriel Nussbaum, Arden Wohl, and Dustin Yellin
Founded and designed by Alexander Olch in March 2016, Metrograph is Manhattan’s first new independent movie house in over a decade. A complete cinematic environment featuring two enchanting movie theaters projecting 35mm film, the Michelin-recommended Commissary Restaurant, the Metrograph Bookstore, and Candy Store, Metrograph is the ultimate destination for film lovers and the most talked about new hangout in New York.
Three years after transforming the New York City cinema experience, Metrograph is growing the scope of its famed curation to reach audiences throughout the United States. Focusing on new releases and restored classics, Metrograph Pictures debuts with the opening of veteran filmmaker Claire Simon’s, “The Competition” (Le Concours,) a documentary portrait of the admission process at French film school La Fémis. Upcoming titles include Hyenas (April 28) and A Bigger Splash, the classic definitive biographical portrait of David Hockney (June 28).