April 25, 2019

Films



AT ETERNITY’S GATE

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Title: AT ETERNITY’S GATE
Year: 2018
Country: France/UK/US
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ONLINE SALES CLOSE AT 3:00, but additional tickets will be available at the door. A journey inside the world and mind of Vincent van Gogh who, despite skepticism, ridicule and illness, created some of the world’s most beloved and stunning works of art. This is not a forensic biography, but rather … [Read more...]

INSPIRED!

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  The creative process is a mystery, known only to the artist. Or is it? People who create are inspirations to us all.  But what inspires them? On May 3, sixteen artists in all disciplines who have achieved a unique creative practice will enlighten us to the sources of their inspiration, … [Read more...]

WILD & SCENIC FILM FESTIVAL, presented with ROSA

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Title: WILD & SCENIC FILM FESTIVAL
Year: 2019
Country: USA
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The Wild & Scenic Film Festival celebrates the Earth’s beauty, the challenges facing our planet and the work communities are doing to protect it. The largest environmental film festival in the US launches in Nevada City, then tours the country, while making its way to the historic Lafayette … [Read more...]

COUSIN BOBBY, a seldom-seen film by Jonathan Demme

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Title: COUSIN BOBBY
Year: 1992
Country: USA
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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. While profiling Cousin Bobby and his mission to help the poor and dispossessed, it provides interesting insights into … [Read more...]

CAPERNAUM

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Title: CAPERNAUM
Year: 2018
Country: Lebanon
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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 … [Read more...]

THE WIFE

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Title: THE WIFE
Year: 2017
Country: Sweden/USA
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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 … [Read more...]

MEGAMALL

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Title: MEGAMALL
Year: 2009
Country: USA
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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 mall on a … [Read more...]

BIRDS OF PASSAGE

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Title: BIRDS OF PASSAGE
Year: 2018
Country: Columbia
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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 … [Read more...]