May 23, 2019

Upcoming Films

COUSIN BOBBY, a seldom-seen film by Jonathan Demme

This film made by Jonathan Demme in 1992 may be primarily about his cousin Robert Castle, an Episcopalian priest who served in a Harlem church, but it is also a family reunion and his most personal film. While profiling Cousin Bobby and his mission to help the poor and dispossessed, it provides interesting insights into…

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CAPERNAUM

In Beirut, 12-year-old Zain is suing his parents for bringing him into the world and failing to care for him or his siblings. Prior to the suit, Zain finds relief from his disorderly home by running errands for shopkeepers. After his parents marry off his younger sister, Zain flees, moving into the shantytown apartment of…

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THE WIFE

Joan Castleman has been married to celebrated, egotistical writer Joe for years, subjugating her own talents. When he wins the Nobel Prize, they travel to Stockholm, where Joan keeps Joe in line while he and the other all-male winners prepare to receive their glory. Another writer—hoping to be Joe’s official biographer—waits in the wings, picking…

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MEGAMALL

If you don’t know the story of the Palisades Center in West Nyack, don’t miss this! If you do know the story, you might want a refresher, because the Town of Clarkstown may be voting on permission to let the mall expand. In 1985 a mall developer came to Rockland County to build its biggest…

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BIRDS OF PASSAGE

A film about how the world changes, how individual actions and the forces of fate together bring glory and ruin to a hero and his family.  A Homeric tale revolving around the Colombian drug trade from the sixties to the eighties, shady deals, double-crosses, and miscalculations, it becomes a domestic tragedy and a cultural apocalypse….

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