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Room 5 Films Room 5 Films is a New York City-based production company. Producers of the documentary 'Seymour: An Introduction' among others past and future.

LEATHERMAN Friday at ROOFTOP FILMS! KAPOW!
06/07/2017
New York Nonfiction

LEATHERMAN Friday at ROOFTOP FILMS! KAPOW!

It's your city. Take a look.

Exciting news!  LEATHERMAN won the jury prize for best narrative short film this weekend at the Ashland Independent Film...
04/10/2017
Day 5

Exciting news! LEATHERMAN won the jury prize for best narrative short film this weekend at the Ashland Independent Film Festival. Damn cool. Thank you!

Your inside scoop to AIFF2017!

Amazing to see LEATHERMAN is this roundup of Glasgow SFF.  All the more considering how sharp the program is.  :)
03/30/2017
Glasgow Short Film Festival 2017: Best of the Fest - The Skinny

Amazing to see LEATHERMAN is this roundup of Glasgow SFF. All the more considering how sharp the program is. :)

Another excellent edition of Glasgow Short Film Festival has been and gone. We look back at the highlights (a celebration of Charles Bukowski), the lowlights (some mediocre VR experiments) and the best of the international competition.

Delighted to share news that LEATHERMAN will be part of the brilliant Glasgow Short Film Festival in March.   www.lastle...
02/03/2017
Glasgow Short Film Festival

Delighted to share news that LEATHERMAN will be part of the brilliant Glasgow Short Film Festival in March.

www.lastleathermanfilm.com

Glasgow Short Film Festival is Scotland's largest competitive short film festival for new and established filmmakers. View more information here.

11/08/2016

A great night at New York City Short Film Festival with a couple of awards to boot! Audience award and LGBT short. Thank you NYC Shorts!

THE END makes its debut today at HIFF.
10/09/2016
HIFF 2016: Short Films

THE END makes its debut today at HIFF.

THE END | World Premiere | USA | Heather Joan SmithA man and a dog grieve the loss of a loved one.JOE’S VIOLIN | USA | Kahane CoopermanA violin unites a 91-year-old Holocaust survivor and a 12-year-old girl from the Bronx, changing both of their lives in unexpected ways.

SEYMOUR opened in Japan today!  Thank you and good luck to our friends at アップリンク / uplink!!
10/01/2016

SEYMOUR opened in Japan today! Thank you and good luck to our friends at アップリンク / uplink!!

10月1日本日よりシネスイッチ銀座にて「シーモアさんと、大人のための人生入門」公開です🎼🎼
初回が混雑してきましたのでお早めのご来場をおすすめいたします🏃💨
ぜひご来場をお待ちしております!

Our short film THE END will have its world premiere at the Hamptons International Film Festival on October 9th!  THE END...
09/23/2016
HIFF 2016: Short Films

Our short film THE END will have its world premiere at the Hamptons International Film Festival on October 9th! THE END is written & directed by Heather Smith and stars Andrew Pang​, with cinematography by Ramsey Fendall.

THE END | World Premiere | USA | Heather Joan SmithA man and a dog grieve the loss of a loved one.JOE’S VIOLIN | USA | Kahane CoopermanA violin unites a 91-year-old Holocaust survivor and a 12-year-old girl from the Bronx, changing both of their lives in unexpected ways.

Tonight!  It's happening. LEATHERMAN at TIFF!
09/12/2016
The Last Leatherman of the Vale of Cashmere

Tonight! It's happening. LEATHERMAN at TIFF!

A secluded pocket of wilderness in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park, the Vale of Cashmere has long served its community as a place for men looking to meet other men. But changing times mean a new purpose for the Vale, much to the chagrin of a proudly leather-clad old-timer who remembers the good old days an...

A lovely blurb about LEATHERMAN here, including a revelation...TIFF Screenings & Tickets: goo.gl/jZRTm2
09/09/2016
The Top 25 Shorts of TIFF 2016 | The GATE

A lovely blurb about LEATHERMAN here, including a revelation...

TIFF Screenings & Tickets: goo.gl/jZRTm2

A look at the 25 best shorts playing at TIFF 2016 out of 101 shorts screening at this year's festival.

Friends!  Our short film "The Last Leatherman of the Vale of Cashmere" is an official selection of the Telluride and Tor...
09/02/2016

Friends! Our short film "The Last Leatherman of the Vale of Cashmere" is an official selection of the Telluride and Toronto International Film Festivals. More coming soon but for now… the film's delicious poster....

Look at this spectacular Japanese poster for Seymour: An Introduction!Opening September 2016.  http://www.uplink.co.jp/s...
06/17/2016

Look at this spectacular Japanese poster for Seymour: An Introduction!

Opening September 2016. http://www.uplink.co.jp/seymour

映画『シーモアさんと、おとなのための人生入門』、ティーザービジュアルも解禁となりました。

イラストを手掛けたのは北谷しげひささん。イーサン・ホークが「出会ってたちまち安心感に包まれた」という87歳のピアノ教師、シーモア・バーンスタインの暖かさ、チャーミングさを余すところなく表現してくださっています♪

National Society of Film Critics recognizes SEYMOUR as one of the best non-fiction films of 2015.
01/06/2016
'Spotlight' Named Best Picture by National Society of Film Critics

National Society of Film Critics recognizes SEYMOUR as one of the best non-fiction films of 2015.

Investigative journalism tale "Spotlight" won the National Society of Film Critics' award for the best picture of 2015, as well as the group's honor for best screenplay (given to the film's co-writ...

SEYMOUR lands on 'Best of the Year' lists.  From the Hollywood Reporter: http://goo.gl/QVrZpmPaste Magazine: http://goo....
12/11/2015
Seymour: A Introduction - Todd McCarthy: The 10 Best Films of 2015

SEYMOUR lands on 'Best of the Year' lists.
From the Hollywood Reporter: http://goo.gl/QVrZpm
Paste Magazine: http://goo.gl/ZHCSaq
And honorable mentions in the NY Times and Wa Post.
http://goo.gl/zyXltW https://goo.gl/xrpGTF

Of the numerous excellent documentaries this year, Ethan Hawke's look at an octogenarian classical musical guru is the most prosaic and unassuming, but also the most profound. Hawke wisely stands back, the better to allow his subject to emerge as he expresses the distilled wisdom of a lifetime as it…

SEYMOUR: AN INTRODUCTION is now available nearly any way you watch movies at home.  Download, DVD, Video-on-Demand, Stre...
11/07/2015

SEYMOUR: AN INTRODUCTION is now available nearly any way you watch movies at home. Download, DVD, Video-on-Demand, Streaming, you name it. Seek it out and tell your friends!

"Profoundly inspiring." -The New York Times

Play life more beautifully and own Seymour: An Introduction on iTunes today. http://apple.co/1GMhR6h

SEYMOUR: AN INTRODUCTION has been selected as part of DOC NYC's SHORT LIST program in mid-November.  We're honored to be...
10/28/2015
DOC NYC 2015 SHORT LIST LINE-UP ANNOUNCED!

SEYMOUR: AN INTRODUCTION has been selected as part of DOC NYC's SHORT LIST program in mid-November. We're honored to be alongside these tremendous films and filmmakers. Click for info!

DOC NYC 2015 SHORT LIST LINE-UP ANNOUNCED! October 13, 2015October 26, 2015 Jasmin Chang DOC NYC, America’s largest documentary festival, running November 12-19, announced the line-up of its Short List section of 15 of the year’s leading nonfiction films released theatrically that are being highligh…

Variety and Indiewire name 'Seymour: an Introduction' one of the best films of 2015 so far!http://variety.com/2015/film/...
08/10/2015
The Best Films of 2015 (So Far)

Variety and Indiewire name 'Seymour: an Introduction' one of the best films of 2015 so far!

http://variety.com/2015/film/columns/the-best-films-of-2015-so-far-1201532564/

http://www.indiewire.com/article/the-15-best-movies-of-2015-so-far-according-to-indiewires-film-critic-20150608

With the year half over, our three critics have each selected their five favorite U.S. releases of 2015 so far. SCOTT FOUNDAS “Ex Machina” Novelist and screenwriter Alex Garland’s brainy, precisely...

A SEYMOUR soundtrack on iTunes!Plus more openings this weekend, 5/8:Arcata, CA - Minor TheatreGrand Rapids, MI - Celebra...
05/08/2015
Seymour: An Introduction (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) by Seymour Bernstein

A SEYMOUR soundtrack on iTunes!

Plus more openings this weekend, 5/8:
Arcata, CA - Minor Theatre
Grand Rapids, MI - Celebration Cinema Woodland 14
Oklahoma City, OK - Oklahoma City Museum of Art
Waterville, ME - Railroad Square Cinema 3
Lake Park, FL - Mos' Art Theatre
Wilmington, DE - Theatre N at Nemours
Pelham, NY - The Picture House

Preview and download Seymour: An Introduction (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) on iTunes. See ratings and read customer reviews.

Another clip from SEYMOUR: AN INTRODUCTION plus openings in these 14 cities this weekend.  5/1 Bellingham WA - PFC's Lim...
04/30/2015
Seymour: An Introduction - Clip "B Flat in Space" I HD I Sundance Selects

Another clip from SEYMOUR: AN INTRODUCTION plus openings in these 14 cities this weekend.

5/1 Bellingham WA - PFC's Limelight Cinema
5/1 Billings MT - Arthouse Cinema & Pub
5/1 Lexington MA - Lexington Venue
5/1 Salem MA - Cinema Salem 3
5/1 Florence OR - City Lights Cinemas
5/1 Gainesville FL - Hippodrome Theatre
5/1 Iowa City IA - FilmScene
5/1 Spokane WA - Magic Lantern Theatre
5/1 Tacoma WA - Grand Cinema - Tacoma
5/1 Lake Worth FL - Lake Worth Playhouse
5/2 Bantam CT - Bantam Cinema
5/3 Daytona Beach FL - Cinematique of Daytona
5/5 Langley WA - Clyde Theatre
5/5 Gloucester MA - Cape Ann Community Cinema

Opening in theaters March 13th Directed by: Ethan Hawke Meet Seymour Bernstein: a virtuoso pianist, veteran New Yorker, and true original who gave up a succe...

More SEYMOUR: AN INTRODUCTION openings plus a clip: Seymour on Beethoven.4/20 Anchorage AK - Bear Tooth Theatre4/24 Akro...
04/23/2015
Seymour: An Introduction - Clip "Beethoven" I HD I Sundance Selects

More SEYMOUR: AN INTRODUCTION openings plus a clip: Seymour on Beethoven.

4/20 Anchorage AK - Bear Tooth Theatre
4/24 Akron OH - Nightlight Cinema
4/24 Concord NH - Red River Theatres
4/24 Great Barrington MA - Triplex Cinema
4/24 St. Johnsbury VT - Catamount Film & Arts Center
4/24 Carbondale IL - University Place 8
4/24 Champaign IL - Art Theatre
4/24 El Paso TX - Premiere 18
4/24 Fort Worth TX - Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
4/24 Jefferson City MO - Capitol City Cinema
4/24 Lincoln NE - Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center
4/24 Beverly Hills CA - Music Hall 3
4/24 Minneapolis MN - St. Anthony Main Theatre
4/24 Nashville TN - Belcourt Theatre
4/24 Doylestown PA - County Theater
4/24 San Diego CA - Gaslamp 15
4/24 San Francisco CA - Opera Plaza Cinemas
4/24 Santa Cruz CA - Nickelodeon 4
4/24 Lubbock TX - Lubbock Premiere Cinema + IMAX
4/24 Sun Valley ID - Sun Valley Opera House
4/25 Bradenton FL - Lakewood Ranch Cinemas
4/26 Lowell MA - Luna Theatre at Mill No. 5
4/27 St. Helena CA - Cameo Cinema

http://www.seymouranintroduction.com
http://www.movietickets.com/movie/mid/194025

Opening in theaters March 13th Directed by: Ethan Hawke Meet Seymour Bernstein: a virtuoso pianist, veteran New Yorker, and true original who gave up a succe...

More openings this weekend for SEYMOUR: AN INTRODUCTION plus a special screening at EBERTFEST: http://www.rogerebert.com...
04/16/2015
Seymour: An Introduction

More openings this weekend for SEYMOUR: AN INTRODUCTION plus a special screening at EBERTFEST: http://www.rogerebert.com/chazs-blog/ebertfest-2015-comes-alive-with-the-sound-of-music

Los Angeles - Royal Theatre
Dallas - Angelika Film Center and Cafe
Naples FL - Pavilion 10
Lake Worth FL - Movies of Lake Worth
New Haven CT - Cine 4 New Haven
Plano - Angelika Film Center and Cafe
Memorial Hall Center For The Arts, West Dover VT
Columbus OH - Gateway Film Center
Denver - SIE FilmCenter
Fort Collins - Lyric Cinema Cafe 2
Fort Wayne IN - Fort Wayne Cinema Center
Overland Park KS - Glenwood Arts
Las Vegas - Village Square 18
Modesto - State Theatre of Modesto
Nevada City CA - Magic Theatre
Shoreline WA - Crest Cinema Center
Ashland OR - Varsity Theatre

The Story: A loving look in on classical pianist Seymour Bernstein. The Lowdown: A thoroughly charming, warm look at a man who may make you rethink what

On 4/10, SEYMOUR: AN INTRODUCTION opens in these places!Albuquerque, Asheville, Binghamton, Boca Raton, Boise, Charlotte...
04/09/2015
Movie review: Ethan Hawke makes proper ‘Introduction’ - The Boston Globe

On 4/10, SEYMOUR: AN INTRODUCTION opens in these places!
Albuquerque, Asheville, Binghamton, Boca Raton, Boise, Charlottesville, Princeton, Cincinnati, Cleveland Heights, Corvallis, Bloomfield Hills, Duluth, Eugene, Hartford, Houston, Indianapolis, Ithaca, Beverly Hills, Claremont, Larkspur, Edina, New Haven, Berkeley, Bryn Mawr, Providence, Raleigh, Richmond, San Jose, Sarasota, Amherst, Springfield MO, Frontenac, Winston-Salem.
http://www.seymouranintroduction.com
http://www.movietickets.com/movie/mid/194025

“Seymour: An Introduction” review: Directing his first documentary, Ethan Hawke found an ideal subject in 87-year-old New York pianist Seymour Bernstein and knew enough to introduce him and stand back.

This weekend, 4/3, SEYMOUR: AN INTRODUCTION opens in more cities:Baltimore, Annapolis, Denver, Miami, Key West, Omaha, T...
04/02/2015
‘Seymour: An Introduction’ is a soaring, sublime ode to art and life

This weekend, 4/3, SEYMOUR: AN INTRODUCTION opens in more cities:
Baltimore, Annapolis, Denver, Miami, Key West, Omaha, Tucson, Fairfax, Salt Lake City, Santa Fe, Charlotte, Des Moines, Chatham MA, Montpelier, Knoxville, Long Beach, Madison, Monterey, Roslyn Heights, Berkeley, Port Townsend, Palm Springs, San Luis Obispo
http://www.seymouranintroduction.com
http://www.movietickets.com/movie/mid/194025

‘Seymour: An Introduction,’ about concert pianist Seymour Bernstein, delivers a soaring ode to art and life.

Congratulations Anna!!
03/11/2015
2015 FELLOWSHIP AWARDED TO ANNA GUSTAVI

Congratulations Anna!!

We're excited to announce that Anna Gustavi is our 2015 fellow! Anna Gustavi (photo by Tanya Braganti) She captured the screening committee members’ hearts and minds on many levels, including her self-described "sense of responsibility" to the sounds and images she assembles, her keen interest…

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