January 24, 2019

Films



SHOPLIFTERS

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Title: SHOPLIFTERS
Year: 2018
Country: Japan
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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...]

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

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Title: The Hate U Give
Year: 2018
Country: USA
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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...]

BLACKkKLANSMAN

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Title: BLACKkKLANSMAN
Year: 2018
Country: USA
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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...]

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

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Title: BOOM FOR REAL: THE LATE TEENAGE YEARS OF JEAN-MICHAEL BASQUIAT
Year: 2018
Country: USA
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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 … [Read more...]