Lady Bird

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Thursday, August 12, doors open at 6:45, music at 7:15, film at 8:00
Del’s Roadside, Rhinebeck
Tickets: $10
With live music by the T McCann Band

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A lovable but real dysfunctional family navigates a series of transitions in Greta Gerwig’s Oscar-nominated comedy, featuring unforgettable performances by Laurie Metcalf, Tracy Letts and, as a sharp-tongued teenaged daughter on her way into the world, Saorise Ronan. (U.S., 1994, 94m)

“The rare movie that manages to be affectionate, entertaining, hilarious, witty and confident.” –Vox

Fantastic Mr. Fox

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Thurs, August 5, doors open 6:30, music at 7:00, film at 8:15

Del’s Roadside, Rhinebeck
Tickets: $10
Live music by Lara Hope Trio

Wes Anderson’s delightful and morally complex animation follows as Mr. Fox breaks a rule … putting his marriage in jeopardy and endangering the delicate balance of nature around him. But Mr. Fox seems to always have one more trick up his sleeve … Featuring the voices of George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Bill Murray and and Jason Schwartzman (U.S., 2015, 98m)

“The perfect kids movie for grown-ups.” –Arizona Republic

Little Miss Sunshine

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Saturday, July 31, doors open at 7:00, music at 7:30, film at 8:15
With special guest
Cow Flop, Saugerties 
Tickets: FREE
Live music by the Forefathers

We’ll celebrate 15 years of Sunshine with the Hoover family, who load into a VW bus so that the young Olive can compete in a talent and beauty contest. Bad choice for them … but great laughs for us (“put the fun back in dysfunctional,” the film’s catchphrase read). (U.S., 2006, 102m)

“A scrappy human comedy that takes an honest path to laughs and is twice as funny and touching for it.” –Rolling Stone

Blade Runner

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Due to the stormy weather forecast, this Thursday’s screening of Blade Runner for the Hudson Valley Picture Show at the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome is being postponed until Friday, July 30.
Also, The Blue Dahlia will be performing before the film (replacing the Lara Hope Trio).

Friday, July 30, doors open at 6:30, music at 7:00, film at 8:15p
Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome
Tickets: $15 ($10 Upstate Films members)
Live music by The Blue Dahlia.

(Note: Hampton Fancher, the film’s screenwriter, will not be able to attend the screening as originally scheduled due to illness.)

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Considered by many to be cinema’s greatest dystopic sci-fi film, Ridley Scott’s classic follows the mercenary Deckard (Harrison Ford), who is ordered to hunt and destroy four androids. Enter Rachel, whose identity complicates Deckard’s plans.

“One of the most extraordinary worlds ever created in a film.” –Roger Ebert

Billie Eilish: The World’s A Little Blurry

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Saturday, July 24, doors open at 7:00, music at 7:30, film at 8:20

Billie Eilish: The World’s A Little Blurry
Del’s Roadside, Rhinebeck
Tickets: $10 
Live music by Zac and Miles

R.J. Cutler captures a stranger-than-fiction tale of a preternaturally gifted girl’s rise to global superstardom, and the pressures facing a teenager on the road in a media-saturated world. (U.S., 2021, 140m)

“The best coming-of-age movie of 2021 … just happens to be about a multi-platinum-selling, Grammy-winning international superstar.” –US Weekly

American Utopia

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UPDATE: Due to the weather forecast, we’re moving American Utopia and Simi Stone indoors to the Kaatsbaan Studio Theater (see below for directions)

Saturday, July 17, doors open at 6:45, music at 7:15, film at 8:30p

American Utopia, featuring special guest choreographer Annie-B Parson
Kaatsbaan, Tivoli
Tickets: $15 ($10 Upstate members)
Live music by Simi Stone

Spike Lee’s vibrant concert film captures David Byrne’s beloved Broadway show, filled with stirring, moving hits and brilliantly choreographed dances. (U.S., 2021, 135m)

“A miraculous celebration of neighbourly love … intoxicating.” –The Independent

Directions to the Studio Theater: Turn left onto Kaatsbaan Road (120 Broadway). Follow into the property and turn right after the first barn. Take the next right into the parking lot. Walk left toward the office and the Stanford White “Music Barn.” Continue right and the Studio Theatre building will be directly front. It’s the more modern looking building.

An American Werewolf in London

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Saturday, July 10, doors open at 7:00, music at 7:30, film at 8:30
An American Werewolf in London, featuring special guest Griffin Dunne
Opus 40, Saugerties
Tickets: $15 ($10 Upstate members)
Live music by Shana Falana

Celebrate the 40th anniversary of John Landis’ horror/comedy classic, following two Americans (David Naughton and Griffin Dunne) whose backpacking trip is tragically interrupted by an attack by a wolf. What happens next will have you howling. (U.S., 1981, 97m)

“A classic, no less.” –Time Out

Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain

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“It’s not where you go. It’s what you leave behind.” Anthony Bourdain, the chef, writer, adventurer and provocateur used his unexpected fame to turn the world’s attention to the people and cultures the mainstream media often ignored. Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville (20 FEET FROM STARDOM, WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR) offers a loving and honest look at Bourdain’s insatiable appetite for life. (U.S., 2021, 118m) 


Thursday, August 12
Friday, August 13

Summer of Soul

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“A pulsating panorama a joyous and welcome addition to the documentary subgenre” –IndieWire

Questlove’s stirring, rich history, winner of the two top awards at Sundance, uses a forgotten musical series, the Harlem Cultural Festival, to revisit the era of civil rights, the moon launch and Motown through the lens of African Americans.

(U.S., 2021, 117m)


Saturday, August 14

The Truffle Hunters

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Michael Dweck and Gregory Kershaw follow a group of determined men, and their profoundly committed dogs, as they content with their aging bodies and the vagaries of the wild to discover the most delicious truffles, hidden deep within the forests of Piedmont, Italy. (U.S.-Italy, 2020, 84m)


6:00p Wednesday, July 14
6:00p Thursday, July 15
Friday, July 16
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