April 20, 2018

Films



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

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Title: Wild & Scenic Film Festival
Year: 2018
Country: USA
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Enjoy the great outdoors in one of the great movie palaces, at the Wild & Scenic Film Festival on Earth Day (Sunday, April 22). Celebrate the Earth’s beauty, the challenges facing our planet and the work communities are doing to protect the environment. This is the largest environmental film … [Read more...]

BOMBSHELL: THE HEDY LAMARR STORY

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Title: BOMBSHELL: THE HEDY LAMARR STORY
Year: 2017
Country: USA
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Once known as “the most beautiful woman in the world,” Hedy Lamarr was a study in contradictions. Arriving from Vienna in the 1930’s she appeared in a series of films that ranged from her first, a pre-code film in which she famously appeared nude, to romantic thrillers with the likes of Charles … [Read more...]

LEANING INTO THE WIND: ANDY GOLDSWORTHY

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Title: LEANING INTO THE WIND: ANDY GOLDSWORTHY
Year: 2017
Country: UK
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Andy Goldsworthy is a British sculptor whose work is nature-based and ephemeral. His self-described way of approaching the world is either to walk on the path or walk through the hedge. Goldsworthy prefers trudging through the hedge as opposed to walking on the more prosaic sidewalk next to it. … [Read more...]

UNSEEN DEMME


Title: UNSEEN DEMME
Year: various
Country: USA
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Short films by Jonathan Demme Discussion with Brooklyn Demme Jonathan Demme was one of the most respected filmmakers of his generation, known for his award-winning feature films, his use of music, and his widely seen documentaries that often chronicled people and causes he believed in. Unseen … [Read more...]

THE DEATH OF STALIN

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Title: THE DEATH OF STALIN
Year: 2017
Country: UK/USA
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An eccentric, comic shocker about the iron-fisted Soviet ruler who racked up countless crimes against humanity, and his world of ashes and blood. When he falls ill and hovers near death, his toadies—Khrushchev among them—scurry around, organizing his funeral and engaging in a theatre of sycophancy, … [Read more...]

A FANTASTIC WOMAN

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Title: A FANTASTIC WOMAN
Year: 2017
Country: Chile
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The winner of the 2018 Best Foreign Language Oscar, the film introduces us to Marina, a waitress and occasional cabaret singer, who lives in Chile with her lover, Orlando. Marina is transgender, and strives for her dignity despite enormous odds. When Orlando dies, Marina’s identity is called into … [Read more...]

COLUMBUS

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Title: COLUMBUS
Year: 2017
Country: USA
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When a renowned architecture scholar falls ill, his son finds himself stranded in Columbus, Indiana, where he strikes up a friendship with a young architecture enthusiast who works at the local library. As their intimacy develops they explore both the town and their conflicted emotions: his … [Read more...]