GRITTY SH*TTY NEW YORK CITY starts this week!
Wednesday, May 29: After Hours (CLOSE UP) w/ Griffin Dunne in person - SOLD OUT!
Thursday, May 30:  On the Bowery  Get tickets here.

NOW SHOWING IN RHINEBECK
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(Now open seven days a week)

NOW SHOWING IN SAUGERTIES
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(Open Wednesday-Monday)

NOW SHOWING IN RHINEBECK
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NOW SHOWING IN SAUGERTIES
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★After Hours (CLOSE UP w/ Griffin Dunne)
7:00 pm
— CLOSE UP—Q&A w/ ACTOR, GRIFFIN DUNNE—part of our GRITTY SH*TTY NEW YORK CITY series— All Paul Hackett (Griffin Dunne) wants to do is get out of Soho, but after trying to meet a beautiful sculptor (Rosanna Arquette), he becomes ensnared in a web of downtown New York hijinks. As the night , ...
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On the Bowery
7:00 pm
—part of our GRITTY SH*TTY NEW YORK CITY series— In only a brief 56 minutes, this groundbreaking documentary chronicles three days in the life of regulars from New York’s skid row (which was then on the Bowery). The nature of the film, along with the shoot-from-the-hip production was never before seen. It , ...
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Wildcat
Ethan Hawke directs his daughter Maya Hawke who plays the Southern Gothic writer Flannery O’Connor, desperate to make her mark. O’Connor’s  had an extraordinary ear, capturing the music of how her people spoke, lacing regional turns of phrase into her stories     , ...
Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes
This landmark series is one of the more successful second go-rounds, commercially and artistically, of Hollywood’s modern era. This film is a notable sequel. Set several generations in the future, apes are the dominant species living harmoniously and humans have been reduced to living in the shadows. As a new tyrannica , ...
Hit Man
Glen Powell is a nerdy professor who goes undercover to help cops arrest people who hire hitmen. All goes well until he falls in love with a woman trying to enlist his services to kill her husband. Now hired as a killer, he must keep up the “danger is my middle name” persona in order to keep seeing her, but also convi , ...
Ezra
A stunning ensemble cast sweeps us off our feet with a moving story about a family who must make some decisions about their autistic son’s future. What follows is a whirlwind road trip that shifts the course of their lives. With Vera Farmiga, Robert De Niro, Whoopi Goldberg, Rose Byrne, Bobby Cannavale, and Rainn Wils , ...
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★Frida w/ dir. Carla Guitierrez & prod. Katia Maguire
7:30 pm
—part of our  ARThouse series— A CLOSE UP event—Post-screening Q&A with director Carla Guitierrez and producer Katia Maguire, moderated by Emilie Houssart— The life of Frida Kahlo, the iconic female artist synonymous with strength and individualism, is explored like never before – with her , ...
National Theatre Live: The Motive and the Cue
—part of our  ARThouse series— Johnny Flynn and Tuppence Middleton embody the legendary actors Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor in this powerful new play about the relationship between celebrity and creativity, and the politics involved in art. , ...
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★CLOSE UP: Hit Man (with Executive Producer John Sloss)
4:00 pm
—CLOSE UP- post screening Q&A with Executive Producer John Sloss— Glen Powell is a nerdy professor who goes undercover to help cops arrest people who hire hitmen. All goes well until he falls in love with a woman trying to enlist his services to kill her husband. Now hired as a killer, he must keep up , ...
Westermann: Memorial to the Idea of Man If He Was an Idea
—part of our  ARThouse series— This dramatic recounting of the life of artist, combat veteran, and acrobat H. C. Westerman pays special attention to the art he made to process his trauma from the  Korean War. Director Buchbinder was once a professional dancer, and tried to capture the movement found in Wes , ...
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Amy
7:00 pm
—part of our SONIC WAVE 2 series—  Behind six-time Grammy winner Amy Winehouse’s genius lay a troubled and fragile personal life. This gripping documentary illuminates struggles that kept her from her pure desire to create music. Interviews from friends and producers show Amy Winehouse as a fierce and sing , ...
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The French Connection
7:00 pm
—part of our GRITTY SH*TTY NEW YORK CITY series— With some of the best filmed car chases to date, this neo-noir masterpiece about two cops in pursuit of a drug dealer solidified William Friedkin as one of the best directors to date, and also earned him an Oscar for Best Director. The gritty flavor of New Y , ...
Westermann: Memorial to the Idea of Man If He Was an Idea
—part of our  ARThouse series— This dramatic recounting of the life of artist, combat veteran, and acrobat H. C. Westerman pays special attention to the art he made to process his trauma from the  Korean War. Director Buchbinder was once a professional dancer, and tried to capture the movement found in Wes , ...
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The French Connection
7:30 pm
—part of our GRITTY SH*TTY NEW YORK CITY series— With some of the best filmed car chases to date, this neo-noir masterpiece about two cops in pursuit of a drug dealer solidified William Friedkin as one of the best directors to date, and also earned him an Oscar for Best Director. The gritty flavor of New Y , ...
National Theatre Live: The Motive and the Cue
—part of our  ARThouse series— Johnny Flynn and Tuppence Middleton embody the legendary actors Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor in this powerful new play about the relationship between celebrity and creativity, and the politics involved in art. , ...
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Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga
Anya Taylor-Joy gives a gutsy performance as Furiosa in this killer prequel to the hyper-stylized and always action-packed Mad Max franchise, wherein Furiosa is kidnapped and must face life-or-death tests as she tries to find her way home. (dir. George Miller, U.S, 2024)     , ...
Songs of Earth
In this breathlessly poetic exploration of life and death in the Norwegian mountainscape, director Margreth Olin observes the life of her aging father. It is his appreciation for the simple moments of life that take centerstage, as well as the dedicated love of family. It is a film that reminds us of the beauty that is , ...
Evil Does Not Exist
When a luxury glamping company plans to encroach upon a rural hamlet of Tokyo, a simple wasabi harvester is caught between being their advisor and siding with his town. Director Ryûsuke Hamaguchi (Drive My Car) uses this story to examine the quiet and powerful prismatic human connections between business and community. , ...
Gasoline Rainbow
A pack of friends, fresh out of high school, pile into a car for a road trip to a party called “The End Of The World.” (dir. Bill Ross IV, Turner Ross, US, 2024,108m)     , ...
★ UNITARD with special guest: Amanda Duarte
7:30 pm
—part of the MORE THAN A FEELING Comedy Fest— UNITARD is a wildly twisted, brilliantly outspoken, hilarious, fabulous comedy group from NYC. Combining the talents of Mike Albo, Nora Burns and David Ilku, Unitard is a series of comic sketches and monologues skewering social, political, and sexual mores. S , ...
★ GOING UP with SARA SCHAEFER
8:00 pm
—part of the MORE THAN A FEELING Comedy Fest— In her new solo show, Sara Schaefer teaches you how to unlock your potential in this fake(?) seminar about defeating your hecklers, developing your TS (thick skin) and achieving total perfect comedy success. No matter your walk of life, you can make your dreams , ...
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National Theatre Live: Vanya
—part of our  ARThouse series— Anton Chekov’s classic Uncle Vanya is reinvented as a one-man play, allowing the talent of Andrew Scott (Fleabag) to shine. Scott is a conduit of emotion, displaying fascinating transparency of hopes, challenges, and desires on stage. It is as much a testament to his powerful , ...
★ Jon Glaser’s Soothing Meditations for the Solitary Dog
7:30 pm
—part of the MORE THAN A FEELING Comedy Fest—   VIP Paint and Sip (6:30) — Showtime (7:30)—Jon Glaser’s debut comedy album, “Jon Glaser’s Soothing Meditations for the Solitary Dog” is the perfect remedy for those unfortunate yet unavoidable times that dog owners need to leave their beloved, , ...
★ The Roundabout: An Evening of NYC Standups
8:00 pm
—part of the MORE THAN A FEELING Comedy Fest— A line up of a lifetime. (Hosted by: Unitard) —Brittany Carney is a comic based in New York City. She has written for HBO and Adult Swim, and her standup is featured on Comedy Central.—Dave Hill is a comedian, writer, actor, and musician originally , ...
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★ Our Reservoir Hour Variety Show w/Beth Lisick & Jodi Lennon
1:00 pm
—part of the MORE THAN A FEELING Comedy Fest—   Just like the Jolly Cow parking lot on a sweltering afternoon, you can run into just about anyone at Our Reservoir Hour. This freewheeling, hyperlocal variety show was born in the carpeted back room of the Reservoir Inn in West Hurley and became an instant , ...
Alice in the Cities with actress/musician Sibylle Baier
5:30 pm
—part of our SONIC WAVE 2 series— POST SCREENING DISCUSSION WITH ACTRESS/MUSICIAN SIBYLLE BAIER— Before directing Wings of Desire and Paris, Texas, Wim Wenders made this beautiful, charming film about a frustrated and disillusioned German photojournalist roaming through America. While in New York, Ph , ...
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One Hand Don’t Clap
7:00 pm
—part of our SONIC WAVE 2 series—  The jubilant and alluring beat of calypso and soca music is celebrated in this seminal documentary by New York-based filmmaker Kavery Kaul. From African-East Indian traditions of Trinidad and Tobago, to mainstream success by artists like Harry Belafonte, the history of ca , ...
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★Common Ground
5:15 pm
—FREE event, please RSVP—  This highly anticipated sequel to the documentary, Kiss the Ground, exposes the underbelly of our broken food system, while offering hope.  Laura Dern, Woody Harrelson, Rosario Dawson, and Jason Momoa are our guides, as the film introduces us to a movement of white, black, and in , ...
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Taxi Driver
7:00 pm
—part of our GRITTY SH*TTY NEW YORK CITY series— Perhaps Martin Scorcesse’ most accomplished work, this gripping story of a psychotic taxi driver who is compelled to protect a young prostitute and impress a beautiful political volunteer, uses violence as an act of love. It’s the movie that put writer Paul , ...
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Taxi Driver
7:00 pm
—part of our GRITTY SH*TTY NEW YORK CITY series— Perhaps Martin Scorcesse’ most accomplished work, this gripping story of a psychotic taxi driver who is compelled to protect a young prostitute and impress a beautiful political volunteer, uses violence as an act of love. It’s the movie that put writer Paul , ...
National Theatre Live: Vanya
—part of our  ARThouse series— Anton Chekov’s classic Uncle Vanya is reinvented as a one-man play, allowing the talent of Andrew Scott (Fleabag) to shine. Scott is a conduit of emotion, displaying fascinating transparency of hopes, challenges, and desires on stage. It is as much a testament to his powerful , ...
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Tuesday
A tender, magical tale of mortality and parental love, about a mother and sick daughter who encounter an astonishing talking bird named Death. With heartfelt performances by Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Lola Petticrew. (dir. Daina O. Pusić, US/UK, 2023, 111m)     , ...
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★ Confidentially Yours – Upstate Films’ 2024 Jubilee
6:00 pm
—SPIEGELTENT · BARD COLLEGE—Revelatory private letters from Golden-Age Hollywood and beyond—salacious, funny, moving—read aloud by a cast of actors, comedians, and writers. Cocktails, performances, live auction, dinner, all accompanied by a stellar house band. , ...
Klimt & The Kiss
—part of our  ARThouse and Exhibition On Screen series— Gustav Klimt’s life of romance and wonder are uncovered through his most famous work, The Kiss. Through the study of this painting, the symbolism, sexuality, craft, and its dance with Vienna’s history all take center stage. (Dir. Ali Ray, U.S, 2023,90 , ...
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★ Carolyn Pfeiffer Bradshaw: Chasing the Panther: Adventures & Misadventures of a Cinematic Life
7:00 pm
—FREE EVENT- please RSVP— A Live From Upstate and Foreword! event— CPB in conversation with Joan Juliet Buck— Carolyn Pfeiffer’s new memoir traces her improbable journey from small-town North Carolina into the epicenter of European cinema in the 1960s. There she became a confidant to everyone , ...
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Space Is the Place
—part of our SONIC WAVE 2 series—  After learning that the wondrous experimental jazz musician Sun Ra cowrote and starred in a 1972 Afrofuturist science fiction movie featuring music by his Arkestra, should the plot even matter? The answer is yes. Sun Ra’s epic journey to settle the Black race on a new pla , ...
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Klimt & The Kiss
—part of our  ARThouse and Exhibition On Screen series— Gustav Klimt’s life of romance and wonder are uncovered through his most famous work, The Kiss. Through the study of this painting, the symbolism, sexuality, craft, and its dance with Vienna’s history all take center stage. (Dir. Ali Ray, U.S, 2023,90 , ...
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Thelma
A delightful comedy that sets 93-year-old Thelma Post (June Squibb) on an epic journey across the city after being conned by a phone scammer. When Thelma realizes what’s happened, she decides to hop on her scooter to reclaim what’s been taken from her. (dir. Josh Margolin, US, 2024, 97m)     , ...
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Taking Venice
—part of our  ARThouse series— Picture this: it’s 1964. The Cold War is going strong and America is scared of communism. A group of powerful cultural powerhouses in America believe they can help the cause with a daring plan to make the little-known artist Robert Rauschenberg the winner of the Grand Prize o , ...
★An Evening with Robert Burke Warren
7:30 pm
—A LIVE FROM UPSTATE event— Songs, stories & celebration: writer-musician-storyteller Robert Burke Warren brings an intimate night of songs – originals and otherwise – and stories – true and otherwise – to the state-of-the-art Mark theater. Renowned for Leonard Cohen, David Bowie, and Johnny Cash tribu , ...
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★The Cameraman with live soundtrack by Order of the Illusive
7:00 pm
—part of our SONIC WAVE WEEKLY series—  Buster Keaton stars in this silent film about a clumsy cameraman in love with a woman working at MGM Studios. This classic comedy is accompanied by the adventurous trio Order of the Illusive who have created and performed scores for dozens of films over the last deca , ...
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Searching for Sugar Man
—part of our SONIC WAVE 2 series—  The son of Mexican immigrants, singer-songwriter Sixto Diaz Rodriguez recorded two politically conscious albums in 1969 and 1970. Set against swirling string arrangements, they flopped at home. But in Apartheid-era South Africa, Sugar Man’s subversive music was passed aro , ...
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Janet Planet
Pulitzer Prize-winning Annie Baker’s movie debut about the sleepy summer of a single mother who seeks autonomy from her sweet, unusual and imaginative daughter. Dynamic performances from Julianne Nicholson and Will Patton elucidate Baker’s keen eye for humanity. (dir. Annie Baker, US, 2023, 110m)     , ...
Taking Venice
—part of our  ARThouse series— Picture this: it’s 1964. The Cold War is going strong and America is scared of communism. A group of powerful cultural powerhouses in America believe they can help the cause with a daring plan to make the little-known artist Robert Rauschenberg the winner of the Grand Prize o , ...
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★With Peter Bradley w/ dir. Alex Rappoport
7:00 pm
—part of our  ARThouse series—post screening Q&A with DIRECTOR ALEX RAPPOPORT— 79 years old and overlooked since the 1970s, abstract painter Peter Bradley reflects on life and shares his artistic process on the cusp of his rediscovery. Told over the course of changing seasons against the backdrop , ...
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