Ron Howard’s film explores how John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr came together to become this extraordinary phenomenon, “The Beatles” and takes us back to 1962 – 1966 when they toured and captured world recognition and acclaim.
IN PERSON: Intro by Jonathan Gould, author of Can’t Buy Me Love: The Beatles, Britain, and America
Naomi Bishop (Breaking Bad’s Anna Gunn) is a sharp, experienced competitor in high-stakes finance. Her specialty is in helping fledgling Silicon Valley start-ups go public, but when one of her projects leaves an industry perception that she mishandled the process, she needs to win big to rescue her career.
Tales of amour fou (mad love) are as French as croissant and potentially as delicious. This one comes alive in the story of Tony (Emmanuelle Bercot) a lawyer, who falls madly for a charming restauranteur, a player who hangs out with models and actors while living the night life.
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.Manohla Dargis in her NYTimes Critics’Pick review writes, “Love, death, cinema — they’re all there in “Mia Madre,” bumping up against one another beautifully.”
“Our Little Sister”, directed by internationally acclaimed director Hirozaku Kore-eda (After Life, Nobody Knows), is adapted from Yoshida Akimi’s best-selling graphic novel Umimachi Diary. Three twenty-something sisters – Sachi, Yoshino and Chika – live together in a large old house in the seaside town of Kamakura. When they learn of their estranged father’s death, they decide to travel to the countryside for his funeral. There they meet their shy teenage half-sister Suzu for the first time and, bonding quickly, invite her to live with them.
A beautifully filmed excursion into drug culture in a desolate corner of the White Earth Indian reservation that centers on two men, one all too familiar with prison, the other just coming of age, who grapple with their roles as the res suffers the devastating effects of poverty, neglect, substance abuse. IN PERSON: Filmmaker Jack Pettibone Riccobono
No ordinary historical drama, Zachary Treitz’s quiet, candle-lit directorial debut about a pair of awkward brothers whose lives are interrupted by the Civil War strips the period film bare.
Directed by Academy Award winner Roger Ross Williams, LIFE, ANIMATED, based on Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ron Suskind’s best-selling book Life Animated: a story of Sidekicks, Heroes and Autism, tells the real-life inspirational story of his son Owen, a boy who couldn’t speak for years until he and his family discovered a unique way to communicate by immersing themselves in the world of classic Disney animated films.
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…
John Krasinski (The Office) directs and stars in this charming ensemble film about a struggling NYC artist who is forced to navigate the small middle-American town he left behind when news of his mother’s illness brings him home.
Sept 30 Woodstock
Live MUSIC onstage at the Movies: |
KILCOOL & SIMI STONE
KILCOOL are three Irishmen bonded by architecture, Samuel Beckett and song who call the Hudson valley home and are excited to perform at the theatre…SIMI STONE, multi-talented violinist, guitarist, pianist, composer, and singer, born and raised in Woodstock with the magic of the mountains in her blood has performed and toured with Simone Felice, Connor Oberst, Dan Zanes, Elizabeth Mitchell, Natalie Merchant, Amy Helm, and Duke and the King. Fri Sept 30. $15.
Propelled by inspired fiddle and cello playing, warm vocals, and arresting original songs, Laura Cortese and the Dance Cards have emerged as one of the most intriguing, versatile, and refreshing groups in the bountiful New England post-folk scene.Laura and the Dance Cards: “Expect exceptional music, charming and witty repartee, and a smile on your face,” promises Dean Seabrook of String Tix in Advance ($20/$18 Seniors/$16 Upstate Films’ Members/under 16)