September 20, 2019

Film Archives

THE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO

Online sales end at 3:00, but tickets will be on sale when the doors open at 7:30.  Jimmie Fails is trying to hold onto a sense of home in San Francisco. His parents are MIA, his old house is now lived in by others. He flops with a friend, while searching for home— both literal and existential. … [Read more...]

BIRDS OF PASSAGE

A film about how the world changes, how individual actions and the forces of fate together bring glory and ruin to a hero and his family.  A Homeric tale revolving around the Colombian drug trade from the sixties to the eighties, shady deals, double-crosses, and miscalculations, it becomes a … [Read more...]

MEGAMALL

Online / advance sale tickets will end at 3:00 on Wednesday. Additional tickets will be sold at the door when they open at 7:30. If you don’t know the story of the Palisades Center in West Nyack, don’t miss this! If you do know the story, you might want a refresher, because the Town of Clarkstown … [Read more...]

THE WIFE

Joan Castleman has been married to celebrated, egotistical writer Joe for years, subjugating her own talents. When he wins the Nobel Prize, they travel to Stockholm, where Joan keeps Joe in line while he and the other all-male winners prepare to receive their glory. Another writer—hoping to be Joe’s … [Read more...]

CAPERNAUM

In Beirut, 12-year-old Zain is suing his parents for bringing him into the world and failing to care for him or his siblings. Prior to the suit, Zain finds relief from his disorderly home by running errands for shopkeepers. After his parents marry off his younger sister, Zain flees, moving into the … [Read more...]

COCO: Free in Memorial Park, Nyack, thanks to OCADA, Village of Nyack, Rivertown Film

Saturday night, 6/1, at 7pm, grab your blanket and lawn chair for OCADA's 8th Annual Community Party & Big Screen Movie in the Park! DJ Music at 7pm, followed by a Disney/PIXAR's Coco on the Big Screen at Dusk Complimentary Popcorn & Candy for Kids. This Free event is made possible by OCADA, … [Read more...]

COUSIN BOBBY, a seldom-seen film by Jonathan Demme

ONLINE SALES will close at 3:00 on 5/29, but remaining tickets will be available at the door starting at 7:30. This film made by Jonathan Demme in 1992 may be primarily about his cousin Robert Castle, an Episcopalian priest who served in a Harlem church, but it is also a family reunion and his … [Read more...]

WILD & SCENIC FILM FESTIVAL, presented with ROSA

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...]

INSPIRED!

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...]

AT ETERNITY’S GATE

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...]

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 … [Read more...]

MARIA BY CALLAS

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...]

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

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...]

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, … [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...]

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 … [Read more...]

STUDIO 54

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...]

TEA WITH THE DAMES

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...]