At Long Last, Naro Reopens!

At Long Last, Naro Reopens!

(A scene from the must-see “In The Heights”) By Tench Phillips, Naro Cinema After an unexpectedly long hibernation that began all the way back in March of 2020 with the mandatory closing of the theater, the Naro Cinema has finally reawakened and opened our doors for...
FILM: The Woman Who Loves Giraffes

FILM: The Woman Who Loves Giraffes

  By Tench Phillips, Naro Cinema Towering over me was a massive elongated head whose six-foot-long neck stretched down to meet us. This giant creature was so strange and intimidating when experienced up close that it might as well have been an alien being. And...
Best Documentaries of 2019

Best Documentaries of 2019

  By Tench Phillips, Naro Cinema When we first initiated the Naro series ‘New Non-Fiction Film’ in the early 2000s, documentaries were still considered to be the red headed stepchild of arthouse programming. The bulk of the screen content being foreign films,...
FILM: Blue Note Records at 80

FILM: Blue Note Records at 80

  By Tench Phillips, Naro Cinema It’s been a rewarding summer for a greying audience of baby boomers who have been rediscovering their hippie roots from the sixties and seventies. I’m not referring to CBD oil. The Naro has shown a number of new documentaries...