Music video gurus “The Daniels,” a.k.a. Daniel Scheinert and Daniel Kwan, craft a debut feature bursting with creativity that is ultimately an original and heartfelt look at what it means to be human.
Live MUSIC at the Movies: KILCOOL plays the cinema stage – Sat July 2nd – 9pm… They are three Irishmen bonded by architecture,Samuel Beckett and song. Their new release Brooklynesque is much loved by WDST and the folks in the rental dept at Houst hardware. Kilcool call the Hudson valley home and are very excited to perform at the theatre on Sat July 2nd. $10. Photo credit : Eric Murray
This adaptation of a John LeCarre has us on holiday in Marrakech with an English couple, Perry and Gail, who befriend Dima, a flamboyant and charismatic Russian, who unbeknownst to them is a kingpin money launderer for the Russian mafia.
What does it take to keep Jazz Age music going strong in the 21st century? Two words: Vince Giordano––a bandleader, musician, historian, scholar, collector, and NYC institution. IN PERSON: Filmmakers Amber Edwards & Dave Davidson with Vince Giordano
At once a portrait of the artist as a young troublemaker, an alternate history of modern art and a quintessential New York story, ART BASTARD is as energetic, humorous and unapologetically honest as the uncompromising man at its center: Robert Cenedella. SUNDAY JULY 10 2pm with Robert Cenedella + Reception at Woodstock Artists Association – $15/$12 seniors/$10 members of Upstate Films & WAAM
This new documentary is about one of the most influential thinkers of the 20th century, German-Jewish philosopher Hannah Arendt, who caused an uproar when she coined the phrase the “banality of evil” while covering the trial of Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann for the New Yorker magazine.
Guest speaker: Roger Berkowitz: Academic Director of Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and the Humanities at Bard College, date yet to be determined
A film director has to cope with her dying mother and deal with a pompous American star on set and off in this tragicomic triumph by Nanni Moretti whose films include THE SON’S ROOM which won the Palme D’Or at Cannes 2001, DEAR DIARY that dealt with the filmmaker’s own battle with cancer, and WE HAVE A POPE about a cardinal reluctant to don the robes.
For his feature directorial debut Academy Award–nominated screenwriter and independent film stalwart James Schamus adapts and directs Philip Roth’s novel – an exquisite period portrait of a young man at a crossroads in America of the early 1950s.