Classic Cinema

Classic Cinema


In Rhinebeck April 9th -- followed by a book/movie discussion with Oblong Books


This winter, George Orwell’s 1984 once again made the best sellers list, 68 years after its initial publication. On April 4th, movie theaters across the country — including Upstate Films — will be participating in a NATIONAL EVENT DAY screening of the ‘80s adaptation, starring John Hurt. On April 9th, Upstate will also partner with Oblong Books to present the film followed by a book group discussion. Both screenings will include a recorded introduction and post-screening discussion with director Michael Radford. 


Alec Guinness, Burl Ives, Maureen O’Hara, and Noël Coward star in this humorous film about a vacuum cleaner salesman who winds up becoming an agent ...
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Our Man in Havana

Terry (Monty Python, Time Bandits, Fisher King) Gilliam trenchant look at a dystopian fascistic society overwhelmed by bureaucratic control mechanisms ...
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One of Merchant Ivory’s undisputed masterpieces, this adaptation of E.M. Forster's classic 1910 novel is a saga of class relations and changing times in Edwardian ...
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Howard’s End

The Sunday Nov 1st 2pm show ($12/$10/$8) will be accompanied with live music performed by the Andrew Alden Ensemble, a contemporary and electronic chamber music ...
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In Rhinebeck  Sept 28 Sunday 1:30 pm $35 includes signed copy of My Two Italies or $20 without book... either way there's a post-screening reception at ...
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Celebrate Italian Cinema with Prof. Joseph Luzzi

Fellini's I VITELLONI coming to Upstate Films
In Rhinebeck  Jan 22 Wednesday 2:00   (Italy/1953/Federico Fellini) unrated/103 mins IN PERSON: Joseph Luzzi, Associate Professor of Italian at Bard College, author of the ...
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I Vitelloni