March 23, 2017

Upcoming Films

McCullers Centennial: A TREE. A ROCK. A CLOUD and A DOMESTIC DILEMMA

An evening in honor of Carson McCullers, a resident of Nyack from 1945 to 1967. After these films, both adapted from short stories by McCullers, stay for a discussion with directors Karen Allen and Kristi Zea; Director of the Carson McCullers Center, Nick Norwood; and moderator Susanna Styron. This is a FREE program, so reservations in […]

1984: A Special Screening Sponsored by Rivertown Film

“It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.” On that bright cold day, April 4, 1984, Winston Smith began rebelling against his government – by keeping a diary – in George Orwell’s warning of things to come. On this same day in 2017, cinemas, arts groups and audiences are […]

NERUDA

This biopic about the hot-blooded Chilean poet and leftist politician Pablo Neruda facing an emerging dictatorship in Chile illuminates the endless struggle between political authority and the creative imagination. In 1948, Neruda is engaged in a rhetorical war with Chile’s president, who is moving from left to right. Neruda and his wife go on the […]

Wild & Scenic Film Festival, presented by Rockland Organized for a Sustainability and a Safe Aquifer (ROSA) and Rivertown Film

Get high on nature at the Wild & Scenic Film Festival on 4/20. celebrates the Earth’s beauty, the challenges facing our planet and the work communities are doing to protect the environment. It is the largest environmental film festival held in the US. After the festival launches in Nevada City, California, it tours the country, […]