Friday-Saturday, Sept. 21-22: Far from the Tree is an intimate, profoundly human look at families raising children whom society deems “abnormal.” The documentary is about what it means to be family, and above all, about love, no matter what.
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Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 22-23: One of the greatest suspense thrillers of all time, this cinematic masterpiece comes alive with the Orchestra’s performance of Bernard Herrmann’s spine-tingling score.
Saturday, Sept. 22: When this competition is decided, one filmmaker and one screenwriter will be given the opportunity to partner with Studiofest to create a debut feature film, with a $30,000-to-$50,000 budget.
Saturday, Sept. 15: Montgomery Place, the 379-acre Livingston family estate adjacent to the Bard College campus, was acquired by Bard early in 2016. This month, the college is organizing a series of free cultural events to inaugurate the historic manse, with its large handsome portico, as an exterior performance space, to be called the Stage at Montgomery Place.
Sometimes described as what the News from Lake Wobegon would sound like if it had been scripted by Stephen King, Night Vale uses the mundane format of a community radio station to convey its accounts of highly disquieting goings-on in a small desert town where every conspiracy theory comes true. To feed his imagination, Cranor says, he likes to “scour community calendars” in small local newspapers.
What was once the Dunn Builders’ Supply Corporation is now a theater, film and television soundstage.
Fridays-Sundays, September 7-23: Bruce Grund and his adept cast of five characters have contemporized the play to “fit the Romantic and not-so-Romantic realism of today.”
Netflix’s To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before is pretty much the perfect specimen of the frothy teen rom-com. It may give you a sugar headache, but it sure is sweet.
Friday-Sunday, August 31-September 2: This year’s Woodstock Museum Film Festival will be its 19th, so if you haven’t discovered it yet, you’re long overdue for a visit. It’s manageably small, the filmmakers are approachable up-and-coming indies and admission is free to both screenings and workshops.
Monday, September 3: Tyne Daly, James Marsters, Elisabeth Henry and Janeane Garofalo star in new film at TSL in Hudson