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Walking on Water

Walking on Water

Walking on Water follows internationally renowned environmental artist Christo on his quest to realize “The Floating Piers,” originally conceived in 1970 by Christo and his late wife and collaborator, Jeanne-Claude.
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Do The Right Thing

Do The Right Thing

Spike Lee had already been recognized as a filmmaker to watch with his student Academy award winner Joe’s Bed-Stuy Barbershop: We Cut Heads, and then with his hit indie feature SHE’S GOTTA HAVE IT. But it is DO THE RIGHT THING that solidified his reputation as a major creative talent. Now, on the 30th anniversary of its release(!), it is, unfortunately, timely as ever with its exploration of racial tensions that explode.
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From Farms to Incubators

From Farms to Incubators

Saturday June 29th at 1pm in Rhinebeck, join us for a work-in-progress screening and discussion about women at the forefront of science and farming. The discussion will be moderated by Danielle Nierenberg, President and Founder of Food Tank, an organization highlighting stories of hope and success in the food system. Panelists also include investigative journalist and filmmaker Amy Wu; Le Vuong, Founder and CEO of Fishrock Laboratories; Tinia Pina, sustainability professional and Founder & CEO of Re-Nuble, and Lindsey Shute from Hearty Roots Farm. This is a FREE screening. Donations taken at the door will benefit the completion of the Farms to Incubators initiative, which includes the documentary and an upcoming book.
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The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden

Read the book and watch the film! Upstate Films and Oblong Books co-present this special screening, followed by an informal book group discussion. Sunday, July 14th at 12:30pm in Rhinebeck.
Following a silent film version in 1919 and a dramatic rendition in 1949, Agnieszka Holland’s The Secret Garden became the third, and to date the most definitive, adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s novel for the big screen. Both a critical and a commercial success at the time of its release, Maggie Smith received a Best Supporting Actress nomination for her role in the film, and the British Film Institute today includes it in their list of the 50 films you should see by the age of 14.
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Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am

IN PERSON: Sat July 13 1pm  Producer Tommy Walker followed by a reception at The Amsterdam Restaurant, a short walk down the street. $18 / $15 members Click here to purchase tickets in advance
Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am
offers an artful and intimate meditation on the life and works of the legendary storyteller and Nobel prize-winner.
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The Last Black Man in San Francisco

The Last Black Man in San Francisco

The latest film in a growing collection of Bay Area gentrification narratives that includes Barry Jenkins’ Medicine for Melancholy and last year’s Blindspotting, Joe Talbot’s funny, heartfelt, and achingly bittersweet feature tells its story from the perspective of someone who lived it, and who can’t bear to leave their hometown behind.
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Echo in the Canyon

Echo in the Canyon

ECHO IN THE CANYON celebrates the explosion of popular music that came out of LA’s Laurel Canyon in the mid-60s as folk went electric and The Byrds, The Beach Boys, Buffalo Springfield and The Mamas and the Papas gave birth to the California Sound.
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