Category: Movies

‘Attica’ Free Screening & Discussion at the Crandell Theatre, Jan 30

The Crandell Theatre presents the riveting 2021 documentary Attica by Emmy® winning director Stanley Nelson and co-director Traci Curry, about the 1971 uprising at the Attica Correctional Facility. The screening is followed by a post-film discussion with Daniel L. Meyers, the attorney who litigated the “Attica Massacre” for over 25 years, his step-son Jared Reinmuth, an author and co-writer of the graphic memoir, Big Black: Stand at Attica, Jose Pineda III, the executive director of After Incarceration, a Hudson Valley-based restorative justice nonprofit project, and Laurie Scott, director of ReEntry Columbia.

Attica was nominated for three Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards including Best Historical or Biographical Documentary, Best Documentary Feature, and Best Director. It was also named Official Selection at the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival.

The film chronicles the infamous 1971 prison rebellion, one of the bloodiest civil rights confrontations in American history, which was initiated by prisoners demanding better living conditions. The uprising lasted for five days and left 39 people dead. The documentary is an unnervingly vivid investigation that sheds new light on the enduring violence and racism of the prison system. Survivors, observers, and expert government officials recount the violent five-day standoff between mostly Black and Latino inmates and law enforcement that gripped America then, and the film highlights the urgent, ongoing need for reform 50 years later. The panel discussion will further elaborate on the film, the historic event, and the current state of prison reform from multiple perspectives.

View the trailer here

All attendees must show proof of vaccination and wear masks.
Seating is limited, please reserve your ticket in advance.

Runtime: 120 Minutes
Genre: Documentary

DATES/TIMES: Sunday, January 30, 2022 / 1pm

TICKET PRICES: Free
Reserve Online

LOCATION: The Crandell Theatre
48 Main Street
Chatham, NY 12037

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Mahaiwe Screening of The Shining, Jan 28

The Mahaiwe in Great Barrington, is screening the 1980 film, The Shining, on Friday, January 28th. Considered one of the most influential thrillers of all time, The Shining follows Jack (Jack Nicholson) and Wendy (Shelley Duvall) Torrance as they oversee a remote hotel in the Colorado Rockies over the winter.

Directed by Stanley Kubrick
Rated: R
Runtime: 2h 26min 

Limited capacity audience. Masks required. Attendees will be asked to present proof of vaccination upon admission. Read the updated Safety Guidelines for more information.

DATE/TIME: Friday, January 28, 2022 /  7pm

ADMISSION: $8
All tickets should be purchased in advance (either online or over the phone) prior to arriving at the theater. Tickets will not be sold at the box office. Tickets available at mahaiwe.org

LOCATION: The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA

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See Die Hard on the Big Screen at The Palace Theatre in Albany, Dec 6


Join The Palace Theatre on Monday, December 6th, for a special showing of Die Hard on the big screen.

The classic holiday tale of John McClane, an NYPD officer that must try to save his wife and several others taken hostage by German terrorists during a Christmas party at Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.

Rated: R
Runtime: 132 minutes

DATE/TIME: Monday, December 6, 2021 / 7pm

LOCATION: Palace Theatre
19 Clinton Ave.
Albany, NY

TICKETS: $5
Purchase at https://www.palacealbany.org/events/detail/die-hard

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Annual Mahaiwe Traditional Showing of The Wizard of Oz, Nov 26

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Head to the Mahaiwe in Great Barrington for their annual, traditional showing of 1939’s The Wizard of Oz, on Friday, November 26.

Mahaiwe audience members will need to present proof of vaccination and photo ID upon admission. Masks will be worn at all times in the theater. Read the full updated Safety Guidelines at mahaiwe.org/update for more information.

DATE/TIME: Friday, November 26, 2021 /  4pm

ADMISSION: $8 / $5 ages 12 and under
Tickets available at mahaiwe.org

LOCATION: The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA

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The 22nd Annual FilmColumbia, Oct 22 – 31


The Crandell Theatre presents The 22nd Annual FILMCOLUMBIA, film festival, from Friday, October 22 to Sunday, October 31. 

After a year of anticipation, FilmColumbia will once again light the screen. The festival, celebrating its 22nd year, showcases the best-curated selection of world class films from major studios and independents, and a stunning array of international films, animated features, documentaries and children’s shorts.

This year’s festival features nearly 40 films, including new releases from acclaimed directors Pedro Almodovar, Wes Anderson and James Lapine, and lauded performances from Timothy Chalamet, Olivia Colman, Pelelope Cruz, Benicio Del Toro, Colin Firth, Glenda Jackson, Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Schumer, Tilda Swinton, and Jeffrey Wright, among many others.

FilmColumbia Program Guide is available online at filmcolumbia.org. Check out this year’s selection of the best in features, documentaries, and short film programs from around the world!

General public tickets will be available for sale online only at filmcolumbia.org as of Saturday, October 16 at 9am. Buy your tickets early!

There are no All Film passes and no in-person advance tickets this year. FilmColumbia 2021 Health Protocol lists our new requirements (including proof of vaccination). We are being diligent about the safety of our filmgoers. This includes a 50% reduction in seating capacity and advance reserved seats to provide buffering.

Please read these helpful instructions before starting your ticket purchase.

Tickets are on a first-come, first-served basis, without any convenience charge. During the festival, tickets for films that are not sold-out may be purchased in-person at the Box Office, 30 minutes prior to showtime along with vaccination proof and valid I.D. Cash only, please.

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  • Receipts for all tickets purchased online must be printed and brought directly to each film screening at the Crandell along with proof of vaccination and valid ID. Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to each screening to allow for ticket and vaccine checks. 
  • Proof of your vaccination and I.D.
  • Masks to be worn at all times while in the theater.

 

DATES/TIMES: Friday, October 22 – Sunday, October 31, 2021
Movies are screened throughout the days and evenings

LOCATIONSCrandell Theater
48 Main Street
Chatham, NY 12037

TICKET PRICES: Vary
Available online at https://crandelltheatre.org/filmcolumbia/filmcolumbia-2021/

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