Stage & Screen

Frank Cabot biopic The Gardener on screen in Millerton

Frank Cabot biopic The Gardener on screen in Millerton

Saturday, April 7: Frank Cabot inherited the Quebec property, Les Quatre Vents, when he was 40, and began dividing his time between it and the summer home in Cold Spring that he and his wife called Stonecrop. On hand for the question-and-answer session that follows the screening will be Gregory Long, CEO/president of the New York Botanical Gardens and a longtime colleague and friend of Frank Cabot, along with designer Bunny Williams.

Abby Z & the New Utility dance at Bard

Abby Z & the New Utility dance at Bard

Saturday-Sunday, March 31-April 1: Her high-adrenaline choreography combines elements of hip-hop, punk, West African and street dance, praised by The New York Times as “an onslaught of thwacking arms, emphatic kicks, dizzying spins, swift somersaults, perilous balances and slippery contortions.”

New film about the Native American Seed Sanctuary in Hurley

New film about the Native American Seed Sanctuary in Hurley

Wednesday, March 28: The Hudson Valley Farm Hub, Seedshed and Oceans 8 Films premiere a new film — Seeds of Hope — that follows the planting and harvesting of at-risk Native American seeds on a 28-acre plot at Hurley’s Farm Hub. (One species of red corn had been reduced to just two ears; last year hundreds of pounds of corn were produced.) The film, part of Jon Bowermaster and Oceans 8 Films’ Hope on the Hudson series, documents the shared effort of local farmers and seed experts with the Akwesasne tribe to preserve both seeds and culture.

Neil Gaiman interviews John Cameron Mitchell on stage in Annandale

Neil Gaiman interviews John Cameron Mitchell on stage in Annandale

Friday, March 16: Part-time Bard College professor Gaiman is back in the Hudson Valley after showrunning the new TV mini-series Good Omens in the UK and South Africa. John Cameron Mitchell wrote, directed and starred in the cult rock musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch. He recently directed a film based on Neil Gaiman’s short story “How to Talk to Girls at Parties,” which stars Nicole Kidman and Elle Fanning. It’s due for general release in May.

Millerton’s Moviehouse to screen Cézanne: Portraits of a Life

Millerton’s Moviehouse to screen Cézanne: Portraits of a Life

Tuesday, March 20: Featuring interviews with curators from the National Portrait Gallery in London, MoMA in New York, the National Gallery of Art in Washington and the Musée d’Orsay in Paris, the film takes audiences beyond the exhibition to the places Cézanne lived and worked and sheds light on an artist who is perhaps the least-known of all the Impressionists – until now.