January 24, 2019

Upcoming Films

SHOPLIFTERS

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 crime to…

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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 balance between these worlds is soon shattered when she witnesses…

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BLACKkKLANSMAN

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, working to take down the extremist…

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BOOM FOR REAL: THE LATE TEENAGE YEARS OF JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT

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 20th century art? In the late ‘70s and early ‘80s, success and power in the world of art were very different than they…

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