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Martin Eden
Pietro Marcello’s Italian-language adaptation of Jack London’s 1909 novel features an intense performance by Luca Marinelli who, in the title role of an unschooled aspiring ...
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Martin Eden

Citizens of the World
Gianni Di Gregorio, Italy’s laconic answer to Larry David, returns to the humanist comic territory of his arthouse hits Mid-August Lunch and The Salt of Life with Citizens of the ...
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Citizens of the World

Oliver Sacks: His Own Life
Renowned neurologist and literary giant Oliver Sacks is posthumously celebrated in this profound, highly engaging, deeply personal memoir ...
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Oliver Sacks: His Own Life

Billy the Kid
A provocative coming-of-age story, Jennifer Venditti’s debut film, BILLY THE KID (2007), is an acclaimed odyssey into the soul of an American teenager. Venditti follows ...
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Billy the Kid

Galaxy Quest
A parody that works... in such an entertaining manner ...
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Galaxy Quest

Rififi
Tony Le Stéphanois (Jean Servais), back from prison after taking a rap for Jo le Suédois (Carl Möhner), is ready to settle a few scores ...
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Rififi

Out Stealing Horses
Adapted from the bestselling novel by Norwegian author Per Petterson, OUT STEALING HORSES stars Stellan Skarsgård as a grieving widower whose encounter with an old ...
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Out Stealing Horses

Nomad: In the Footsteps of Bruce Chatwin
Werner Herzog turns the camera on himself and his decades-long friendship with the late author Bruce Chatwin, a kindred spirit whose quest for ecstatic truth ...
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Nomad: In the Footsteps of Bruce Chatwin

A Fish Called Wanda (under the stars@Cucina)
In this zany comedy, four disparate characters (John Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline, MichaelPalin) attempt a daring jewel heist ...
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A Fish Called Wanda (under the stars@Cucina)

Moonstruck
A great cast a great screenplay and the stars align as Loretta (Cher), a young widow, unlucky in love, settles for Johnny Cammareri (Danny Aiello) ...
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Moonstruck

Rebuilding Paradise
On the morning of Nov. 8, 2018, a spark from a transmission line in Northern California, coupled with climate-impacted conditions aka global warming’s aftershocks, quickly ...
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Rebuilding Paradise

John Lewis: Good Trouble
Chronicles John Lewis’ 60-plus years of social activism and legislative action on civil rights, voting rights, gun control, health-care reform and immigration ...
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John Lewis: Good Trouble

Soundtracks, Selfies, Souls, and Spheres: A Workshop with Safaa Fathy
Brought to you by Opus 40, and in partnership with The Human Rights Project at Bard, we at Upstate Films are proud to co-present … ...
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Soundtracks, Selfies, Souls, and Spheres: A Workshop with Safaa Fathy

Happy Juneteenth
Dear Filmgoers,   Happy Juneteenth! Change is blowin’ in the wind – let’s hope this time it lands mightily.   Apart from deep-cleaning our facilities ...
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Happy Juneteenth

Runner
RUNNER depicts Guor Mading Maker’s difficult and triumphant journey from refugee to world-renowned athlete, told in intimate interviews with gorgeously animated flashbacks of Guor’s upbringing ...
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Runner

Parkland Rising
An inspiring portrait of young activists for gun control reform ...
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Parkland Rising

Shirley
“As willfully unconventional as a literary portrait could possibly be,  director Josephine (Madeline’s Madeline) Decker’s take on Shirley Jackson is a thrillingly perverse example of ...
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Shirley

La Casa Lobo (The Wolf House)
Combing stop-motion techniques, painting and photography, this exquisitely handcrafted animation feature tells the story of a girl who escapes a cult colony of religious fanatics ...
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La Casa Lobo (The Wolf House)

Capital in the Twenty-First Century
Based on the international bestseller by rock-star economist Thomas Piketty (which sold over three million copies worldwide and landed Piketty on Time's list of most ...
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Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Spaceship Earth
SPACESHIP EARTH is the true, stranger-than-fiction, adventure of eight visionaries who in 1991 spent two years quarantined inside of a self-engineered replica of Earth’s ecosystem ...
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Spaceship Earth

Beyond the Visible: Hilma af Klint
A dazzling, course correcting documentary that describes not only the life and craft of af Klint, but also the history of her rejection and rediscovery ...
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Beyond the Visible: Hilma af Klint

Thelma Adams chats with Upstate Films about Pauline Kael
Despite being “shuttered” for the time being, we are presenting films in our Virtual Cinema. And now we’re even ready for our “close-up” as film ...
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Thelma Adams chats with Upstate Films about Pauline Kael

What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael
An exquisitely crafted documentary about the woman who was arguably the greatest movie critic who ever lived ...
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What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael

Earth
For the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, we're teaming up with KimStim to bring you EARTH, a new film from Nikolaus Geyrhalter. Depicting seven locations ...
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Earth

A White, White Day
In a remote Icelandic town, an off-duty police chief (a chilling Ingvar Sigurdsson, who received Cannes’ Critics’ Week award for Best Actor for his performance) ...
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A White, White Day

Saint Frances
Flailing thirty-four-year-old Bridget (Kelly O’Sullivan) finally catches a break when she meets a nice guy and lands a much-needed job nannying six-year-old Frances (played by ...
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Saint Frances

And Then We Danced
A passionate tale of love and liberation set amidst the conservative confines of modern Georgian society, AND THEN WE DANCED follows Merab, a devoted dancer ...
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And Then We Danced

We're closed for now
Upstate Films remains closed for the foreseeable future in compliance with Governor Cuomo’s executive order. Although we regret not being able to show you the ...
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We’re closed for now

The Booksellers
A beguiling new documentary offering a tour of New York City through the lens of the passionate and often eccentric individuals who love, collect and ...
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The Booksellers

Clueless
Loosely based on Jane Austen's 1815 novel Emma but transposed to high end Beverly Hills ...
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Clueless

Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and the Band
Focussing on Robbie Robertson this is a confessional, cautionary, and occasionally humorous tale of his life and the creation of one of the most enduring ...
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Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and the Band

Never Rarely Sometimes Always
Winner of the Silver Bear Grand Jury Prize at the just wrapped 2020 Berlin Film Festival, this is an intimate portrayal of two teenage girls ...
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Never Rarely Sometimes Always

The Whistlers
Romania's official submission to the 2020 Oscars for Best International film was one of the surprise favorites on the festival circuit. This deliciously clever crime ...
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The Whistlers

Ordinary Love
A well-acted, poignant drama about a long married couple who get a bad diagnosis ...
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Ordinary Love

The Assistant
With the Weinstein trial just concluded, here's a subtle #MeToo drama about a day in the life of a recent college graduate who's landed her ...
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The Assistant

Hudson Valley Women Artists
In honor of Women’s History Month, local filmmaker and historian Stephen Blauweiss will present a sampling from his collection of short films featuring past and ...
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Hudson Valley Women Artists

The Burnt Orange Heresy
The Woodstock Film Festival hosts a special screening of Giuseppe Capotondi’s soon-to-be-released thriller THE BURNT ORANGE HERESY at Upstate Films/Woodstock! A Q&A with the film’s ...
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The Burnt Orange Heresy

Emma.
Jane Austen's beloved comedy about finding your equal and earning your happy ending, is reimagined in this delicious new film adaptation of EMMA.  ...
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Emma.

The Traitor
Acclaimed Italian filmmaker Marco Bellocchio (FISTS IN THE POCKET), now 80, tells the true story of Tommaso Buscetta, the man who brought down the Cosa ...
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The Traitor

Vagabond
Vagabond's French title Sans Toit ni Loi proclaims that the young woman drifter is without roof nor rule ...
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Vagabond

Cleo from 5 to 7
Agnes Varda was front and center of what, decades ago, was called the French New Wave and here she captures 1960s Paris in her enchanting ...
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Cleo from 5 to 7

Corpus Christi
Nominated for Best International Feature, this Polish drama (based on a true story) tells the story of a young man who leaves a juvenile detention ...
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Corpus Christi

London National Theatre: All My Sons
Academy Award-winner Sally Field (Steel Magnolias, Brothers & Sisters) and Bill Pullman (The Sinner, Independence Day) star in Arthur Miller’s blistering drama that was filmed ...
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London National Theatre: All My Sons

Incitement
A gripping psychological thriller blends powerful performances and archival footage to tell the story of the tragic events that squashed the dream of peace between ...
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Incitement

The Woman Who Loves Giraffes
In 1956, 23-year-old biologist Anne Innis Dagg journeyed to South Africa to study giraffes in the wild – predating Jane Goodall and Dian Fossey, Anne's ...
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The Woman Who Loves Giraffes

Beanpole
Two young women search for meaning and hope during their struggle to rebuild their lives amongst the ruins of post-WWII Leningrad ...
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Beanpole

Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and the Band
Focussing on Robbie Robertson this is a confessional, cautionary, and occasionally humorous tale of his life and the creation of one of the most enduring ...
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Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and the Band

After Parkland
In commemoration of the two-year anniversary of the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, see the film Variety says "couldn't be more urgent." ...
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After Parkland

Oscar Shorts
A hit with audiences around the country, don’t miss this year’s selection of shorts ...
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Oscar Shorts

Oscar Shorts
A hit with audiences around the country, don’t miss this year’s selection of shorts ...
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Oscar Shorts