February 22, 2017

Upcoming Films

The 3rd Annual INSPIRED!

  The creative process is a mystery, known only to the artist. Or is it? Not always. On Saturday, February 25, Rivertown Film gives our guests a peek into this “mystery.” Thirteen artists from various disciplines—photographer, filmmaker, singer, dancer, sculptor, painter, actor and more—reveal in rapid fire what inspires them via 10 slides at 20 […]

WIENER-DOG

The “hero” of this film is a dachsund who goes by several different names and has a variety of owners. This anthology of darkly comic vignettes follows the canine through a dizzying array of experiences, from narrowly escaping being euthanized to being strapped with explosives. His dignity provides silent commentary on the human folly he […]

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. Reservation information will […]

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 […]