October 30, 2020

Upcoming Movies at Rivertown Film Online

THE WILD AND SCENIC FILM FESTIVAL: ONLINE, hosted ROSA 4 Rockland and Rivertown Film

Showing: Wednesday, April 22, 7:00 PM
Title: THE WILD AND SCENIC FILM FESTIVAL
Year: 2020
Country: USA
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IF YOU HAVE REGISTERED AND HAVE NOT RECEIVED VIEWING INSTRUCTIONS, PLEASE CHECK YOU EMAIL SPAM FOLDERS The Wild & Scenic Film Festival WILL GO ON despite Covid-19 social distancing.  For the first time, this two-hour selection of 14, family-friendly short films curated from the nation’s … [Read more...]

HELD OVER! THE WOMAN WHO LOVES GIRAFFES, from Rivertown Film and Rockland Organized for Sustainability and a Safe Aquifer

Showing: Now through May 4
Title: THE WOMAN WHO LOVES GIRAFFES
Year: 2020
Country: USA
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In 1956, four years before Jane Goodall ventured into the world of chimpanzees and seven years before Dian Fossey left to work with mountain gorillas, 23-year-old biologist Anne Innis Dagg made an unprecedented solo journey to South Africa to study giraffes in the wild.  In THE WOMAN WHO LOVES … [Read more...]

THE AMERICAN NURSE and MEET THE FILMMAKER, free, in appreciation of the health care community

Showing: Continuously in May
Title: THE AMERICAN NURSE: MEET THE FILMMAKERS
Year: 2014
Country: USA
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In acknowledgement of Nurse Appreciation Month, Week, and Day, we salute our health care community. The American Nurse, which Rivertown Film presented in May, 2015, has been made available for free streaming for free. And on Nurse Appreciation Day, May 6, our Artists from the Archive series will … [Read more...]

KUSAMA— INFINITY, streaming online only for Rivertown Film

Showing: Friday, May 8 - 5:00PM through 8:00PM
Title: KUSAMA— INFINITY
Year: 2018
Country: USA
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Yayoi Kusama was an underdog with everything stacked against her: the trauma of growing up in Japan during World War II, life in a dysfunctional family, sexism and racism in the art establishment, mental illness in a culture where that was shameful. In spite of it all, she has created a legacy that … [Read more...]

SORRY WE MISSED YOU

Showing: Wed. May 13 - Tues. May 19 anytime
Title: SORRY WE MISSED YOU
Year: 2019
Country: UK
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A former laborer and his home-attendant wife—who lost their home in the 2008 financial crash—are desperate to get out of their financial distress. When a job comes up as a delivery driver they sell their only asset, a car, to buy a van and the dream of someday owning a delivery franchise. Instead, … [Read more...]

BEYOND THE VISIBLE: HILMA AF KLINT, held over

Showing: May 8 through May 21, continuously
Title: BEYOND THE VISIBLE: Hilma af Klint
Year: 2019
Country: German
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Art history is being rewritten. Hilma af Klint was an abstract artist before the term existed, a visionary, trailblazing figure who, inspired by spiritualism, modern science, and the riches of the natural world around her, began in 1906 to reel out a series of huge, colorful, sensual, strange works … [Read more...]

TAPE, presented online by Rivertown Film and Center for Safety and Change

Showing: June 3 and 4, continuously
Title: TAPE
Year: 2020
Country: USA
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Based on true events, TAPE is the story of two aspiring actresses who cross paths with the darker side of the entertainment industry. In order to inspire her own courage, Rosa pierces her tongue, cuts her wrists, and shaves her head, as a ritualistic homage to Shakespeare’s Lavinia from Titus … [Read more...]

THE UNIVERSITY, presented by Rivertown Film and the Center for Safety and Change

Showing: June 5 through June 11
Title: THE UNIVERSITY
Year: 2020
Country: USA
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This premier screening is free, but registration is required in order to receive a link to the film and to the discussion with the filmmaker. Abbey is a college freshman with hopes of starting a life away from home, traveling the world, and falling in love. Within the first few months of being on … [Read more...]

RIFIFI, streaming from 6/26 through 7/2

Showing: June 26 through July 2, anytime
Title: RIFIFI
Year: 1955
Country: France
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After five years in prison, a thief is invited by his dear friends and fellow criminals to steal jewels from a famous jewelry store, and he declines. But when he discovers that his former girlfriend has become the lover of a nightclub owner, he proposes to his friends a burglary of the nightclub … [Read more...]

BAND OF OUTSIDERS, streaming 7/2 through 7/8

Showing: streaming from 7/2 through 7/8
Title: BAND OF OUTSIDERS
Year: 1964
Country: France
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Franz (Sami Frey) and Arthur (Claude Brasseur) don’t have money, jobs, or prospects, but they do have a black convertible and a shared romantic interest in Odile (Anna Karina). When Odile lets slip that a stash of cash is ineptly hidden in the isolated villa where she lives, the men hatch a plan to … [Read more...]

QUARANTINE CAT FILM FESTIVAL, held over, through 8/6

Showing: 7/24 through 7/30 continuosly
Title: QUARANTINE CAT FILM FESTIVAL
Year: 2020
Country: USA
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Cat enthusiasts from around the world filmed their beloved felines during COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, and out of their 1,100 submissions has been compiled the cutest, funniest, bravest and most loving – exclusively filmed during the pandemic. Welcome to the Quarantine Cat Film Festival, which … [Read more...]

CATNIP NATION, streaming from Aug. 4 at 6PM to Aug. 6 at 6PM, AND August 12, 6PM to August 13, 6PM

Showing: August 4, 6PM to August 6, 6PM
Title: CATNIP NATION
Year: 2019
Country: USA
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The last opportunity for streaming CATNIP NATION will be at 6:00 PM on Thursday, August 13. The discussion on Zoom begins at 7:30. Would you risk arrest for a cat? A stray cat? Would you disassociate yourself from your longtime political allies and upset your status quo to protect cats? Stray … [Read more...]

BEARS OF DURANGO, rescheduled for streaming at 6PM on Sunday, August 16

Showing: Sunday, August 9, at 6:30
Title: BEARS OF DURANGO
Year: 2020
Country: USA
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TICKET SALES END AT 6:00 PM ON SUNDAY. Our region may not be quite as much bear country as Durango is, where this film is shot, but we are increasingly likely to see these large animals on the streets of our villages and suburbs. Why is this happening? Can we coexist? Dive headfirst into bear … [Read more...]

JOHN LEWIS: Good Trouble, 3rd week! Presented by Nyack Center Teen Council, sponsored by OCADA

Showing: Streaming from August 7 through August 27
Title: John Lewis: Good Trouble
Year: 2020
Country: USA
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Held over for a 3rd week! JOHN LEWIS (1940 – 2020) gave 60-plus years of his life to social activism and legislative action on civil rights, voting rights, gun control, health-care reform and immigration. Using interviews with Lewis last year, when he was 80 years old, John Lewis: Good Trouble … [Read more...]

ROCKLAND IN MOTION: Short Films with Roots in Rockland

Showing: September 16 through October 13, continuous
Title: ROCKLAND IN MOTION: Short Films with Roots in Rockland
Year: 2020
Country: USA
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 A series of 20 short films made by filmmakers with roots in Rockland County Sponsored by Emerald Medicare   Filmmakers have been living and working in Rockland County since early in the silent era, some providing their talents to the commercial film and television industries, others … [Read more...]

ROCKLAND IN MOTION: Program 1

Showing: September 16 through September 29, continuous
Title: ROCKLAND IN MOTION: Program 1
Year: 2002
Country: USA


  Part 1 of Rockland in Motion begins on Wednesday, September 16, and streams continuously through Tuesday, September 29. VISIT ROCKLAND IN MOTION PROGRAM 2 HERE LEARN ABOUT PROGRAM 1, BELOW   Sponsored by   There will be a Zoom discussion hosted by Travis Stever on … [Read more...]

ROCKLAND IN MOTION: Program 2

Showing: September 30 through October 13, continuously
Title: ROCKLAND IN MOTION: Program 2
Year: 2020
Country: USA
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    Program 2 of Rockland in Motion begins on Wednesday, September 30, and streams continuously through Tuesday, October 13. VIEW PROGRAM 2 HERE   Sponsored by   There will be a Zoom discussion on Wednesday, October 7, at 6:30. The discussion host is Nana Kwame … [Read more...]

HARRY CHAPIN: WHEN IN DOUBT, DO SOMETHING, presented with ArtsRock HELD OVER

Showing: October 23 through October 29, continuously
Title: HARRY CHAPIN: WHEN IN DOUBT, DO SOMETHING
Year: 2020
Country: USA
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Award-winning singer/songwriter Harry Chapin (Taxi and Cats in the Cradle) spent his fame and fortune chasing a dream to end world hunger and poverty, and in the process inspired, changed, and saved the lives of millions of people. His lyrics and melodies tell us about ourselves, our lives, and our … [Read more...]