Andrea (Fish Tank, Wuthering Heights) Arnold’s bold new feature dramatizes the troubles of the sub-working-class poor in a way few others have attempted. Fueled by electric performances from Shia LaBeouf and newcomer Sasha Lane, it portrays a lost generation as they stumble from one hollowed-out town to the next in pursuit of something to hold onto.
“Kelly Reichardt’s wonderful triptych of female character studies confirms her status as the quietest of great American filmmakers.” — Guy Lodge, Variety
Eva Hesse (1936-1970) is one of America’s foremost postwar artists whose pioneering sculptures, using latex, fiberglass, and plastics, helped establish the post-minimalist movement. Screeening in Woodstock in conjunction with Woodstock Arts Association & Museum REEL ART/ARTISTS series…
Have you ever wanted to discuss the differences between a book and its movie rendition? Here’s your chance! Upstate Films and Oblong Books are partnering to bring you ADAPTATIONS — a series of combined book groups and screenings of select adapted works.
To kick off the series this Halloween, and to celebrate Shirley Jackson’s centennial, Oblong is organizing a book group around her 1959 novel The Haunting of Hill House. And Upstate will host a screening & discussion of its equally mesmerizing 1963 film adaptation on October 30th at 2pm in Rhinebeck. The screening is open to all. But if you’d like to join the book group, simply read the book, or check out Shirley Jackson’s new biography, click here.
“Rory Kinnear is Mack the Knife in a new version of this landmark twentieth-century musical, broadcast live from the stage of the National Theatre. Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill’s classic musical theatre piece is adapted by Simon Stephens (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) and directed by Rufus Norris (Everyman, London Road).”
“Helen McCrory (Medea and The Last of the Haussmans at the National Theatre, Penny Dreadful, Peaky Blinders) returns to the National Theatre in Terence Rattigan’s devastating masterpiece, playing one of the greatest female roles in contemporary drama. Tom Burke (War and Peace, The Musketeers) also features in Carrie Cracknell’s critically acclaimed new production.”
Rural Mongolia never looked so good as in in this true-life adventure tale of Aisholpan, a 13-year-old girl, as she trains to become the first female in twelve generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle hunter, and rises to the pinnacle of a tradition that has been handed down from father to son for centuries.
Whether in front of a camera in her 1970s Sarasota, Florida TV newsroom, or at home with her mother, Christine Chubbuck was nearly always on edge, unable to find peace.
An impeccably crafted story that resonates well beyond the time spent in the theater, Moonlight centers on a young African-American boy who is searching for identity and safety while living under damaging conditions in Miami.