April 12, 2021

Upcoming Films

THE WILD & SCENIC FILM FESTIVAL

Rivertown Film and ROSA4Rockland, the grassroots environmental non-profit, once again teamed up to present this creative evening of award-winning shorts that combine poignant story-telling and gorgeous cinematography. As in 2020, this year’s festival will be online, but live and with local content, the same as every year. Our M.C. and guide through the program remains…

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OSCAR NOMINATED SHORT ANIMATED, LIVE ACTION, AND DOCUMENTARY FILMS

Rivertown Film is pleased to bring the Oscar-Nominated Short Films to our audience in 2021. Streaming will begin on April 2. For the 16th consecutive year, ShortsTV and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films. With all three categories offered in separately purchased programs – Animated, Live Action and Documentary – this is your annual…

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GANJA & HESS

Directed by Bill Gunn, with Duane Jones, Marlene Clark, Bill Gunn, Sam Waymon. USA, 1973, 110 minutes, rated R for sex, nudity, and blood. All tickets: $8.00. Sign up to be alerted when tickets go on sale by sending an email to film@rivertownfilm.org. Flirting with the conventions of blaxploitation and horror, Bill Gunn’s revolutionary independent,…

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STRAY, streaming from March 5

Through the eyes of three stray dogs wandering the streets of Istanbul, STRAY explores what it means to live as a being without status or security. As they search for food and shelter, Zeytin, Nazar and Kartal embark on inconspicuous journeys through Turkish society that allow us an unvarnished portrait of human life — and…

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