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If Beale Street Could Talk
From Moonlight director Barry Jenkins, If Beale Street Could Talk brings a colorful, romantic eye to James Baldwin's novel ...
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If Beale Street Could Talk

A Private War
Based on real life foreign correspondent Marie Colvin (Rosamund Pike) lauded for her courage as she bore witness to wars across the world ...
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A Private War

Monrovia, Indiana
Monrovia, Indiana provides some understanding of a rural way of life that has always been important but whose influence has not always been understood ...
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Monrovia, Indiana

Border
An inventive and unforgettable work that conjures memories of cold, dark nights and unsettling folk tales ...
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Border

The Madness of George III
Sunday, January 20th at 1pm in Rhinebeck ...
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The Madness of George III

Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Based on the real-life escapades of author Lee Israel (Melissa McCarthy) who finds herself desperate to pay the rent and buy her beloved pet cat food after she'd had much ...
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Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Mid90s
Set to a connoisseur’s soundtrack, Mid90s captures the risks, the beauty, and the all-around feel of teen life in the pre-digital age ...
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Mid90s

Horn from the Heart: The Paul Butterfield Story
Legendary blues musician Paul Butterfield was a white, teen-age harmonica player who grew up on Chicago’s south side where he learned the blues from the original black masters performing nightly ...
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Horn from the Heart: The Paul Butterfield Story

Boy Erased
Boy Erased plunges into the cloistered world of conversion therapy and tracks a young man’s uphill journey from ostracization toward self-acceptance ...
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Boy Erased

Free Solo
You don’t need to be a climbing enthusiast to marvel at Free Solo ...
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Free Solo

Bad Santa
The holidays may not be merry and bright, but they do provoke laughs in this dark comedy about a conman and his partner who run into problems when they pose ...
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Bad Santa

The House That Jack Built
Wednesday, November 28th at 8:20 in Rhinebeck Boundary-pushing cinema-provocateur Lars von Trier’s (BREAKING THE WAVES, DANCER IN THE DARK, MELANCHOLIA, ANTICHRIST, etc) latest, THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT, has its ...
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The House That Jack Built

Rodents of Unusual Size
In Person: Director Jeff Springer. Friday, November 16th in Rhinebeck ...
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Rodents of Unusual Size

The Favourite
The 18th C English royal court is re-imagined by Yorgos Lanthimos ...
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The Favourite

Hale County This Morning, This Evening
An inspired and intimate portrait of a place and its people ...
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Hale County This Morning, This Evening

Fahrenheit 11/9
Michael Moore's provocative and comedic look at the times in which we live ...
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Fahrenheit 11/9

Tea with the Dames
Dame Maggie Smith, Dame Judi Dench, Dame Eileen Atkins, and Dame Joan Plowright ...
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Tea with the Dames

Beautiful Boy
Timothée Chalamet and Steve Carell ...
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Beautiful Boy

Monsters and Men
Set in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Monsters and Men examines how a single incident of violence has consequences for an entire community ...
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Monsters and Men

The Old Man and the Gun
Robert Redford stars as a gentlemanly bank robber ...
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The Old Man and the Gun

The Exorcist
Happy Halloween from Upstate Films and Oblong Books! ...
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The Exorcist

We the Women of Afghanistan: A Silent Revolution
Sunday October 20th at 1pm, join the Engage Film Series for a benefit screening of WE THE WOMEN OF AFGHANISTAN, followed by a discussion with filmmaker Nahid Shahalimi ...
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We the Women of Afghanistan: A Silent Revolution

Fahrenheit 11/9
Michael Moore's provocative and comedic look at the times in which we live ...
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Fahrenheit 11/9

King Lear
Broadcast live from London’s West End, see Ian McKellen’s ‘extraordinarily moving portrayal’ (Independent) of King Lear ...
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King Lear

Julie
London National Theatre - October 24th at 1pm in Rhinebeck ...
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Julie

The Children Act
Two-time Academy Award-winner Emma Thompson in a riveting performance as Fiona Maye, a British High Court judge who, in the midst of a marital crisis, must rule on a life-changing ...
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The Children Act

Lives Well Lived
In Person: Director Sky Bergman, Saturday October 27th in Woodstock ...
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Lives Well Lived

Psycho: Live with the Bard College Conservatory Orchestra
One of the greatest suspense thrillers of all time, this cinematic masterpiece comes alive with Bernard Herrmann’s spine-tingling score performed live by the Bard College Conservatory Orchestra ...
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Psycho: Live with the Bard College Conservatory Orchestra

Hot to Trot
Inside the world of same-sex competitive ballroom dancing. With director Gail Freedman October 6th at 2:30 in Rhinebeck ...
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Hot to Trot

Love, Gilda
Beloved comedienne Gilda Radner was an original cast member of “Saturday Night Live,” and won an Emmy for “Outstanding Continuing or Single Performance by a Supporting Actress in Variety or ...
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Love, Gilda

The Trans List
Saturday 9/29 at 1pm. Presented in partnership with the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, The Trans List explores the range of experiences lived by Americans who identify as transgender ...
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The Trans List

North By Northwest
Gripping, suspenseful, and visually iconic, this late-period Hitchcock classic is one of the most popular spy thrillers of all time. The Hudson River serves as a backdrop in the film, ...
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North By Northwest

BlacKkKlansman
Spike (She's Gotta Have It, Malcolm X, Do the Right Thing, When The Levees Broke, Jungle Fever, He Got Game, etc) Lee's latest, winner of the Grand Prix at the ...
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BlacKkKlansman

Far from the Tree
Based on Andrew Solomon's award-winning bestselling non-fiction book, FAR FROM THE TREE could be a companion piece to WON'T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR? ...
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Far from the Tree

The Bookshop
Emily Mortimer shines as book seller in a small coastal town ...
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The Bookshop

We the Animals
“Lyrical and poetic, … this fearless and uncompromising movie is one of the best of the year so far.” - G. Allen Johnson, SF Chronicle ...
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We the Animals

The Wife
Glenn Close gives a commanding performance as Joan Castleman, a wife contemplating the implications of her devotion after 40 years of marriage ...
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The Wife

The Miseducation of Cameron Post
Based on the celebrated YA novel by Emily M. Danforth, The Miseducation of Cameron Post tells the story of a teenager (Chloë Grace Moretz) whose conservative guardians send her to ...
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The Miseducation of Cameron Post

Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot
In the latest film from Gus van Sant, Joaquin Phoenix stars as John Callahan, a man who overcame addiction after a life-changing accident and developed into a nationally recognized artist ...
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Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot

Dirty Dancing
Released in 1987 with little fanfare, DIRTY DANCING, the musical/love story set in the Catskills in the early '60s, became a mega-hit film that later spawned a stage musical seen ...
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Dirty Dancing

Puzzle
Featuring a notable performance from Scottish actress Kelly Macdonald, PUZZLE revels in the idea that new things can always be found in our ordinary lives ...
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Puzzle

Jaws
“In its first five minutes Jaws grabs you somewhere beneath your sternum, and for nearly two hours it doesn’t let you go.” — Michael Sragow, Boston Globe, 1975 ...
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Jaws

The King
“The kind of movie that might just shake you from your sleep at night weeks later… It is, as an interviewee says, ‘one of those epiphanies where thousands of meanings ...
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The King

The Central Park Effect, A Film About Birds and People
Wednesday, August 22nd at 6pm, Audubon New York presents this free screening of a short film that reveals the extraordinary array of wild birds who grace Manhattan’s celebrated patch of ...
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The Central Park Effect, A Film About Birds and People

Ingmar Bergman's 100th Birthday Screenings
Ingmar Bergman (1918–2007), the father of the art house movement, stands as one of the giants of world cinema. Suffice it to say that the sixty plus films in his ...
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Ingmar Bergman’s 100th Birthday Screenings

Three Identical Strangers
Three strangers are reunited by astonishing coincidence after being born identical triplets, separated at birth, and adopted by three different families ...
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Three Identical Strangers

On Chesil Beach
Adapted by Ian McEwan from his bestselling 2007 novella, the drama centers on a sexually awkward young couple of drastically different backgrounds in the summer of 1962 just months before ...
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On Chesil Beach

RBG
Ruth Bader Ginsburg fights for gender equality ...
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RBG

Macbeth
Directed byRufus Norris (The Threepenny Opera, London Road), Shakespeare’s intense and terrifying tragedy stars Rory Kinnear (Othello) and Anne-Marie Duff (Suffragette) as Macbeth and Lady Macbeth ...
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Macbeth

Autumn Sonata
Ingrid and Ingmar Bergman’s only collaboration ...
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Autumn Sonata

Won't You Be My Neighbor
For decades Fred Rogers hosted his children's show, Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood, always respecting children as intelligent creatures in the making ...
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Won’t You Be My Neighbor

First Reformed
Ethan Hawke and Amanda Seyfried star in a film from writer/director Paul Schrader ...
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First Reformed

This is Congo
Placing viewers directly in the center of the conflict, This is Congo is an immersive and unfiltered look into Africa’s longest continuing war and those who are surviving within it ...
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This is Congo

Hearts Beat Loud
Frank (Nick Offerman) is a single dad who spends his days working at his record store, which is about to go out of business at the very same time that ...
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Hearts Beat Loud

The Seagull
Saoirse Ronan, Elisabeth Moss, and Annette Bening star in this adaptation of Chekhov's classic ...
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The Seagull

American Animals
The unbelievable but true story of four young men who brazenly attempt to execute one of the most audacious art heists in US history ...
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American Animals

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Benedict Andrews offers a brilliant, lacerating rendition of Tennessee Williams’ masterpiece about a Southern family who gathers at a cotton plantation to celebrate a patriarch's birthday ...
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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Boom for Real
BOOM FOR REAL follows Basquiat's life pre-fame and shows how New York City, the times, the people and the movements surrounding him formed the artist he became ...
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Boom for Real

RBG
Ruth Bader Ginsburg fights for gender equality ...
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RBG

Leave No Trace
For years Will and his teenage daughter, Tom, have lived off the grid, blissfully undetected by authorities in a vast nature reserve on the edge of Portland, Oregon. When a ...
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Leave No Trace

Hereditary
When Ellen, the matriarch of the Graham family, passes away, her daughter's family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry ...
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Hereditary

Wild Strawberries
Isak Borg, an aging professor lives alone with his housekeeper in the comfortable Swedish countryside. A car trip with his daughter-in-law Marianne, about to give birth to an unwanted child, ...
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Wild Strawberries

Ava
A gripping debut about a young girl’s coming-of-age in a strict, traditional Iranian family ...
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Ava

Persona
One of Bergman’s most famous and audacious experiments in a career filled with piercing character studies and psychological realism unparalleled in Western cinema, Persona is a taut, unflinching portrait of ...
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Persona

Julius Caesar
Coming Soon from London National Theatre, Nicholas Hytner directs a new take on the Shakespeare classic ...
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Julius Caesar

Summer With Monika
In celebration of Ingmar Bergman's 100th Birthday ...
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Summer With Monika

Smiles of a Summer Night
Rhinebeck: Wednesday August 1 at 5:50 Woodstock: Aug 5 at 2:15 ...
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Smiles of a Summer Night

The Magic Flute
Bergman's adaptation of Mozart's opera ...
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The Magic Flute

The Seventh Seal
Chess anyone? For many Bergman’s most iconic work, The Seventh Seal is a parable on religion and mortality. When the knight Antonius Block (Max Von Sydow) and his squire Jöns (Gunner Björnstrand) ...
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The Seventh Seal

Disobedience
A woman returns to her Orthodox community, rekindling lost love ...
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Disobedience

Yellow Submarine
In honor of the 50th anniversary of this psychedelic pop culture icon, Upstate presents the newly restored theatrical version with remixed 5.1 Stereo Surround Sound ...
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Yellow Submarine

The 37th Annual Black Maria Short Film Festival
A traveling festival of award-winning short films ...
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The 37th Annual Black Maria Short Film Festival

Yellow Submarine
In honor of the 50th anniversary of this psychedelic pop culture icon, Upstate presents the newly restored theatrical version with remixed 5.1 Stereo Surround Sound ...
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Yellow Submarine

Let the Sunshine In
Juliette Binoche delivers a luminous performance in the deliciously witty, sensuously romantic new film from acclaimed director Claire Denis ...
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Let the Sunshine In

FDR High School American Studies Student Documentaries
Each year, Upstate Films works with a group of American Studies students at FDR High School in Hyde Park. Over the course of the school year, students come to Upstate to ...
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FDR High School American Studies Student Documentaries

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