October 16, 2018

Film Archives

NEIL BERG’S 100 YEARS OF HOLLYWOOD

ONLINE TICKET SALES WILL CLOSE AT 4:00 ON SATURDAY. A LIMITED NUMBER OF TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR, STARTING AT 7:00. Composer/lyricist/producer Neil Berg brings to Rivertown Film a live musical revue of some of the greatest songs from Hollywood's greatest musicals and classic films … [Read more...]

TO A MORE PERFECT UNION: United States v. Windsor, presented with Rockland County Pride and Rockland County Legislator Harriet Cornell

ONLINE TICKET SALES HAVE CLOSED, BUT TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR STARTING AT 7:30 After the death of her spouse, Edie Windsor was presented with a huge estate tax bill because federal tax benefits given to opposite-sex couples were denied to same-sex couples. Offended by this, Edie and … [Read more...]

WEATHER CANCELLATION!!! COCO, Main Street Movies presented by the Village of Nyack, FREE

COCO HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO THE EXPECTATION OF RAIN BEGINNING AT 8:00. Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on performing music, Miguel dreams of becoming a musician. Desperate to prove his talent, he enters into the stunning Land of the Dead through the tomb of his ancestors, … [Read more...]

COLUMBUS

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...]

A FANTASTIC WOMAN

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...]

HISTORIC HAUNTINGS OF ROCKLAND: A Benefit for Rivertown Film

ADVANCE SALE TICKET ONLINE HAVE ENDED. A very few tickets will be available at the door. On June 29th Rivertown Film salutes the movies’ long fascination with ‘life on the other side’ at Historic Hauntings of Rockland, an otherworldly evening led by one of the region’s foremost leaders in … [Read more...]

THE DEATH OF STALIN

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...]

UNSEEN DEMME

ONLINE SALES HAVE ENDED. There are a few tickets left that will be sold at the door. Doors open at 7:30. This event will sell out, so arrive early. Short films by Jonathan Demme. Discussion with Brooklyn Demme, moderated by Daniel Wolff. Jonathan Demme was one of the most respected filmmakers … [Read more...]

LEANING INTO THE WIND: ANDY GOLDSWORTHY

Online ticket sales have ended, but tickets will still be available at the door. Doors open at 7:30. 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. … [Read more...]

BOMBSHELL: THE HEDY LAMARR STORY

ONLINE ADVANCE SALES have ended, but tickets will still be available at the door. Doors open at 7:30. 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, … [Read more...]

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

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...]

THE FLORIDA PROJECT

Online advance sale tickets have closed, but tickets will be available at the door tonight. Doors open at 7:30. Six-year-old Moonee lives in a rundown motel in Florida near Disney World. Her young mother does what she can to provide the essentials but Moonee and her friends are kids at risk. … [Read more...]

Short Films by Award Winning Rockland Filmmakers

ONLINE TICKET SALES HAVE ENDED. Remaining tickets will be sold at the door, which opens at 7:15. We advise you to come early as many tickets have sold.    Short films by five acclaimed filmmakers:  Susanna Styron (House of Teeth), Deborah Kampmeier (Peel), Gabrielle Lasnsner (The Birch … [Read more...]

FACES PLACES

ONLINE TICKETS are no longer on sale, but tickets will be available at the door. 89-year-old legendary documentarian Agnès Varda, an inveterate risk-taker, sets out in the company of the 34-year-old French photographer and environmental artist known as JR. Their road trips through agricultural … [Read more...]

TWO TRAINS RUNNIN’

In June 1964 hundreds of college students traveled to Mississippi for Freedom Summer. That same month, two groups of obsessed blues fans—from different coasts and unknown to each other—traveled to Mississippi to find two blues musicians and coax them out of retirement. Thirty years earlier, Son … [Read more...]

LUCKY

Advance sales have closed but additional tickets will be available at the door. LUCKY follows the spiritual journey of a 90-year-old atheist and other characters who inhabit his off-the-map desert town. Having outlived and out-smoked all of his contemporaries, the fiercely independent Lucky finds … [Read more...]

LOVING VINCENT

ONLINE SALES HAVE ENDED but tickets will be available at the door. Doors will be open by 7:30. Come early to get a good seat. An animated film composed of 65,000 oil paintings in the style of Vincent van Gogh that tells the story of the painters’ final days, and, through his art, the story of his … [Read more...]

BACKPACK FULL OF CASH

Online ticket sales close at 3:00 PM but tickets will still be available at the door. Doors open at 7:30. Meet the Filmmakers: Sarah Mondale, Vera Aronow, Roger Grange Narrated by Matt Damon, Backpack Full of Cash explores the growing privatization of public schools and the resulting impact on … [Read more...]

HER MAGNUM OPUS

Our annual holiday celebration, free admission for members but PLEASE reserve in advance via the online ticket page! Meet the Filmmaker: director and editor, Marta Renzi. ONLINE ADVANCE SALES END AT 3:00PM. Tickets will still be available at the door. Their teacher was the constant in their lives, … [Read more...]

ANIMALS and DARK SIDE OF THE MOON: played by Dark Side of the Hudson

Online advance sale tickets are CLOSED. A very few tickets will be sold at the door beginning at 6:45. The ten-piece band Dark Side of the Hudson returns to the Nyack Center to perform Pink Floyd's 1977 release Animals and 1973 release Dark Side of the Moon, just as you remember them, with … [Read more...]