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.
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 at 2:00pm in Woodstock. Free show.
Read the book, then watch the movie! Sunday July 30th at 1pm, Upstate Films and Oblong Books co-present this screening, followed by a book discussion.
Adapted by William Goldman from his novel of the same name, it’s not difficult to see why The Princess Bride has become a classic in the years since its 1987 release. Heroic fantasies, we often feel, should be lighter than air, hot as dragon fire, and fast as a sword in the sunlight. And that’s what we get from this epic delight — along with an ample supply of humor and foolery.
Saturday, July 8 at 9pm, the Woodstock Film Festival presents this special screening at Upstate Films Woodstock. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with director John Edginton, as well as Michael Lang, the co-creator of the 1969 Woodstock Music & Arts Festival, and Joe Cocker’s manager, plus other surprise guests.