May 26, 2019

Film Archives


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...]


ONLINE ADVANCE TICKET SALES will end at 3:00 PM but tickets will still be available at the door, starting at 7:30. 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 … [Read more...]


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...]

Rockland ReelAbilities Film Festival: NATHANS KINGDOM

ONLINE TICKETS END AT 3:00 PM ON FRIDAY, but additional tickets will be available at the door. A coming-of-age drama/fantasy about Nathan, a 25-year-old autistic man who depends upon Laura, his younger, opiate-addicted sister, for help navigating the challenges of life. Rather than surrender to … [Read more...]

RUMORS by Neil Simon, live at Elmwood to benefit Rivertown Film

ONLINE ticket sales have ended, but tickets will be available at the door. An evening of live theater to benefit Rivertown Film. Elmwood Playhouse (10 Park Street, Nyack) Presents RUMORS Written by Neil Simon Directed by Kathy C. Gnazzo Most of Neil Simon’s hit films (such as Barefoot in … [Read more...]


Roger Ailes was a news media pioneer who changed the nature of political discourse. In the process of creating a devoted audience, he angered both the right and left. An unquenchable, irrational thirst for power drove him; allegations of sexual harassment and of fostering a misogynistic culture at … [Read more...]


ONLINE TICKET SALES have ended. Additional tickets will be available at the door. This film is presented at the Rockland JCC, 450 West Nyack Road in West Nyack. Doors open at 7:00. Film at 7:30.   A compendium of interviews, performances, and writings from Maria Callas that proves she was … [Read more...]


Online sales will end at 3:00 on February 27. Tickets will still be available at the door. Doors open at 7:30. How did New York City, the era, the people, and the movements that surrounded Jean-Michel Basquiat, a teenager of Haitian and Puerto Rican decent, form an artist who came to define late … [Read more...]


It’s the early 1970s, and the first African-American detective to serve in the Colorado Springs Police Department sets out to make a name for himself by infiltrating the Ku Klux Klan. The young detective soon teams up with a more seasoned colleague for the undercover investigation of a lifetime, … [Read more...]

THE HATE U GIVE, presented by Nyack Center, OCADA’s Teen Council, and Rivertown Film

A FREE SCREENING, Presented by Nyack Center and OCADA’s Teen Council, with Rivertown Film. Highly recommended. Starr Carter is constantly switching between two worlds -- the poor, mostly black neighborhood where she lives and the wealthy, mostly white prep school that she attends. The uneasy … [Read more...]


After one of their shoplifting sessions, Osamu and his son come across a young girl in the freezing cold. At first reluctant to shelter the girl, Osamu’s wife agrees to take care of her when she learns of the hardships she faces. Although the family is poor, barely making enough money through petty … [Read more...]


Studio 54 was the epicenter of 70’s hedonism, tolerance, glitz and glamour. It not only redefined the nightclub; it symbolized an entire era. Thirty-nine years later the velvet rope has been lifted, offering audiences a look inside through never before seen footage shot by Rockland County filmmaker … [Read more...]


Advance sales end at 3:00, but tickets will be available at the door. Eileen Atkins, Judi Dench, Joan Plowright, and Maggie Smith are four of the most celebrated actresses of our time, with scores of iconic performances, decades of wisdom, and countless of the world’s highest honors between them. … [Read more...]

LIVE: Dark Side of the Hudson presents Pink Floyd’s ANIMALS and WISH YOU WERE HERE, with the original visuals

Rivertown Film welcomes Dark Side of the Hudson, the authentic Pink Floyd tribute experience, back to The Nyack Center for a fourth time, on December 27th.  The show is an exposition of the ethereal record Wish You Were Here as well as the unique and darker album Animals. Both records will be … [Read more...]

IN THE MOUTH OF THE WOLF: A Celebration of Verdi, and Italy’s Opera-Crazed Town

ADVANCE SALES ONLINE CLOSE AT 3:00 on Wednesday. Tickets will be available at the door, but please arrive a few minutes early. The Italian city of Parma and its magnificent Teatro Regio enjoy fame— some would say infamy— as the “toughest,” most passionate and best-informed opera audience in the … [Read more...]


Cassius, an African American striver living in Oakland, works at a telemarketing firm. He’s told to “stick to the script” but soon his rise, fall and bizarre sideways bounces take him on a Faustian journey, trading his integrity for professional and material gain. A satirical portrait of a young man … [Read more...]


One of the first and brightest stars of Saturday Night Live, Gilda Radner played a critcal role in establishing SNL’s standing as the most important comedy showcase on television. An affectionate reminder of her brief and brilliant career, cut short by her death from cancer at 42, the film … [Read more...]

DRACULA (1931) with live musical accompaniment, presented with ArtsRock and Arts Angels

Dracula is the first and one of the most famous of a storied and long line of horror films made by Universal Studios. It is eclipsed perhaps only by Frankenstein, which began our Halloween series of classic horror three years ago. Despite numerous remakes this remains the definitive Dracula, thanks … [Read more...]


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...]