February 22, 2019

Upcoming Films

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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MARIA BY CALLAS

A compendium of interviews, performances, and writings from Maria Callas that proves she was an eloquent narrator of her own life and also provides an excellent introduction to her artistry. Arias are played in full, allowing us to appreciate the astonishing quality of her voice and her consummate abilities as an actress. The film reveals…

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DIVIDE AND CONQUER: THE STORY OF ROGER AILES

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 Fox News effectively ended his career less…

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

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 the Park, The Odd Couple, Sweet Charity, The Sunshine Boys, and California Suite) began on the stage. He returned…

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Rockland ReelAbilities Film Festival: NATHANS KINGDOM

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 social services when their difficulties become overwhelming, they risk everything to find the imaginary happy kingdom of their childhood imaginations. A story as much about the perspective…

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