The “too big to fail” 2008 Wall St. meltdown: Much has been written; hands have been thoroughly wrung, and now here’s the true tale of the only U.S. bank to face criminal charges in the wake of the heinous greed-induced financial crisis. By the director of HOOP DREAMS.
For those of us who may not know a vibrato from a pizzicato, Josh Aronson’s entertaining film about the master cello teacher Paul Katz and some of his talented students provides an insider’s look at what it takes to merge technical savvy with soul and expression.
“Fabulous – full of wisdom , warmth and compassion… captures that rare magical process of a master teacher at work that made me feel he was not just teaching cello students…it was a lesson to all of us.” – Yo-Yo Ma
“Talent Has Hunger is beautiful. It shows that great teachers are the rarest, most precious, and, yes, the most gifted among all of us.” – Emanuel Ax
IN PERSON: Filmmaker Josh Aronson (Sat June 24)
Thomas Cole and Frederic Church and many of the Hudson River School of landscape painters are known world-wide, but actually it was Kingston’s John Vanderlyn who was the first local artist to gain major fame around the globe.
IN PERSON: Tobe Carey Sat July 1st matinee, free show