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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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FilmColumbia Marks Its 20th Anniversary, October 18-27

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Hosted by The Crandell Theatre, FilmColumbia is an annual eight-day festival of world-class films representing major studios, independents, international films, animated features, documentaries and children’s short films.

2019 marks FilmColumbia’s 20th anniversary, with nearly 60 films, including new releases from acclaimed directors Noah Baumbach, Alex Gibney, Ken Loach, Terrence Malick and the late Agnes Varda, and lauded performances from Benedict Cumberbatch, Laura Dern, Adam Driver, Isabelle Huppert, Scarlett Johansson, Clive Owen, Michael Shannon, Marisa Tomei and Alfre Woodard, among many others.

Schedule includes winners of five major awards at Cannes, inluding the Palme d’Or, and major movies screened at the Toronto, New York, Venice, Berlin, Telluride and Sundance Film Festivals.

For the fourth consecutive year, the festival will present a special tribute to an acclaimed artist with ties to Columbia County. This year’s honoree is producer, distributor, writer and director James Schamus, who has been a key player in the independent filmmaking world for 30 years. FilmColumbia 2019 will honor Schamus on October 18-19 with film screenings, a Q&A and a special benefit reception.

Click/tap here for more about the events and movies. The complete FilmColumbia 2019 schedule is available now at crandelltheatre.org/filmcolumbia/schedule

DATES/TIMES: Friday, October 18 – Sunday, October 27, 2019
Movies are screened throughout the days and evenings

LOCATIONS:
Movies are shown in three locations in Chatham Village (Chatham, NY 12037):
The Crandall Theater (48 Main Street)
Tracy Memorial Village Hall (77 Main Street)
Morris Memorial (17 Park Row)

TICKET PRICES:
DAY FILMS
Crandell Theatre Members: $11
General Public $13

EVENING FILMS (5pm onwards, Crandell Theatre only)
Crandell Theatre Members: $14
Non-Memberships $17

FILM PASSES
Gold Pass (Access to all films and events, except Kick-Off Party)
Members: $220
General Public: $275

All Film Pass (Access to films only, does not include events)
Members: $200
General Public $250

Children’s International Film Program (Saturday, October 26, 10:30am) – Free

After School Filmmaking Project (Sunday, October 27, 11:00am) – Free

EVENTS:
Makers on Main Street, Thursday, October 24, 4:30-6:30 pm, Main St. -$15 plus $2 drinks

Friday Night Pub Party at People’s Pub, Friday, October 25, 10pm- Free, Cash Bar

Art of Film Editing with Bob Eisenhardt, Saturday, October 26, 10am-12pm, Tracy Memorial, $15

Blue Plate, Post-Sneak Party, Saturday, October 27, 10:15 pm – $15/Cash Bar

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FilmColumbia 2018, October 20-28

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Hosted by The Crandell Theatre, FilmColumbia is an annual eight-day festival of world-class films representing major studios, independents, international films, animated features, documentaries and children’s short films. In addition to screening approximately 50 films, the festival also features panels, Q&A sessions with filmmakers and screenwriting workshops.

DATES/TIMES:
Saturday, October 20 through Sunday, October 28, 2018
Movies are screened throughout the days and evenings.
For the full schedule, Click Here to visit www.filmcolumbia.org/schedule-and-tickets/tickets

LOCATIONS:
Movies are shown in three locations in Chatham Village:
The Crandall Theater (48 Main Street)
Tracy Memorial Village Hall
(77 Main Street)
Morris Memorial (center of Park Row).

TICKET PRICES:
$11 – $17 per movie
Gold Pass: Access to all films and events, except Brian Cox honoring party – $275 for non-members/$220 members
All Film Pass (Access to films only, does not include events) – $250 for non-members/$200 members

Sat, 10:30 am, Crandell Theater – Children’s International Film Program – Free

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FilmColumbia 2017, October 22-29

Hosted by The Chatham Film Club and The Crandell Theatre, FilmColumbia offers film buffs an exciting long weekend of film screenings and meet the filmmaker events. In the festival’s history, many films have been screened that have gone on to garner industry and critic awards and nominations. This year’s selections will introduce audiences to an outstanding group of new films before they are released to the general public.

DATES/TIMES:
October 22 – 29, 2017
Movies are screened throughout the days and evenings.
For the full schedule, Click Here to visit www.filmcolumbia.org/schedule-and-tickets/tickets

EVENTS:
Fri, 10/27, 10 pm – Pub Party – The People’s Pub, Main St., Chatham- Free/Cash Bar
Sat, 10/28, 9:30 am – Screenwriting Panel – $17
Sat, 10/28, 10:30 pm – Post Sneak Party – Blue Plate Restaurant- $15/Cash Bar

LOCATIONS:
Movies are shown in three locations in Chatham Village:
The Crandall Theater (48 Main Street)
Tracy Memorial Village Hall
(77 Main Street)
Morris Memorial (center of Park Row).

TICKET PRICES:
Day Films (All Films at the Morris will cost the day film rate)
CFC Members: $11 Non-Members $13

Evening Films (Starting at 5:00 pm at the Crandell Venue ONLY)
CFC Members: $14; Non-Memberships $17

Passholders Please Note: Passes do not include Langella Screenings on October 20th & 21st.

Gold Pass – Access to all films & events
CFC Members; $220, Non-Members; $275

All Film Pass – Access to films only, does not include events
CFC Members: $200 Non Members $250

Sat, 10:30 am, Crandell Theater – Children’s International Film Program – Free

MORE:
For more information, including online ticket purchases, visit FilmColumbia.org.

 

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