On August 19th & 29th, join us for one of the greatest summer blockbusters of all time. Based on the best-selling novel by Peter Benchley, the August 19th (1pm) screening will be accompanied by a talk with his brother Nat Benchley, who will discuss the book, the movie, and the science of shark studies in the 21st century. This screening is presented in collaboration with Oblong Books.
“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
Eugene (Why We Fight, The Trials of Henry Kissinger, The House I Live In) Jarecki’s wildly ambitious new film takes Elvis’s 1963 Rolls-Royce on a road trip across America forty years after his death. Linking the singer’s life to the story of our country, the film carries us on a trip from Graceland to Trumpland.
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 by millions world-wide.
OUTDOOR SCREENING at Greig Farm, Red Hook (243 Pitcher Ln) … Bring a Picnic or Enjoy Papa’s Best Batch incredible edibles. Click here to purchase tickets in advance. (Online tickets will be available until 12 hours before the event. Hard tickets will also be on sale day-of at Greig Farm.)
The life-affirming FAR FROM THE TREE, based on Andrew Solomon’s award-winning bestselling non-fiction book Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity, could be a companion piece to WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR? – its about what it means to be family, and above all, about love, no matter what.
IN PERSON: Andrew Solomon Showtime TBA Saturday Sunday Sept 21-22
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 Music” in 1977, and received a posthumous Grammy in 1990.
IN PERSON: Filmmaker Lisa D’Apolito Sept 29/30 Woodstock