Martin Scorsese’s brutal masterpiece about a ticking time bomb of a human being working as a NYC taxi driver comes together via Robert De Niro’s intensity, DP Michael Chapman’s unflinching gaze at a Gomorrah-like New York, and Bernard Herrmann’s eloquent nightmare of a score.
IN PERSON: Musician & Composer Peter Wetzler discusses Bernard Hermann’s contribution to TAXI DRIVER. He has worked in film, television, theater, dance and music education while doing indie films, multimedia installations around the world and scores for network and cable television. Sunday August 27 2pm.
Named the “Greatest Film of All Time” by the British Film Institute’s Sight and Sound, this romantic, psychological thriller hypnotizes audiences on the big screen, accompanied by Bernard Herrmann’s haunting score. The score will be performed live at the Fisher Center by the Bard College Conservatory Orchestra on September 16th at 8pm and September 17th at 2pm.
Tickets are on sale now, ranging from $25 – $125. The top ticket price includes an Upstate Films Membership. Click here to purchase online in advance (Ticketing is only available through the Fisher Center website).
Catherine Deneuve, now 73, is an icon of international cinema who’s worked with many of cinema’s great directors -on film such as The Umbrellas of Cherbourg – Belle de Jour – Indochine – 8 Women – Dancer in the Dark – etc, and brings her formidable acting chops to this story of an unlikely friendship between two women.
Wednesday, October 18th at 1:30 in Rhinebeck
Sonia Friedman Productions present Imelda Staunton (Gypsy, Vera Drake, the Harry Potter films); Conleth Hill (Game Of Thrones, The Producers); Luke Treadaway (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Fortitude, The Hollow Crown) and Imogen Poots (A Long Way Down, Jane Eyre) in James Macdonald’s new production of Edward Albee’s landmark play, broadcast live to cinemas from the Harold Pinter Theatre, London.
After a botched bank robbery lands his younger brother in prison, a scuzzy Queens bank robber, Constantine “Connie” Nikas (Robert Pattinson), embarks on a twisted odyssey through the city’s underworld in an increasingly desperate—and dangerous—attempt to get his brother Nick (Benny Safdie) out of jail.