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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

Oscar Shorts 2020 - Live Action
For the 15th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films. A hit with audiences around the country, don’t miss this ...
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Oscar Shorts 2020 – Live Action

Oscar Shorts 2020 - Animation
For the 15th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films. A hit with audiences around the country, don’t miss this ...
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Oscar Shorts 2020 – Animation

Oscar Shorts 2020 - Documentary (Program B)
For the 15th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films. A hit with audiences around the country, don’t miss this ...
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Oscar Shorts 2020 – Documentary (Program B)

Oscar Shorts 2020 - Documentary (Program A)
For the 15th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films. A hit with audiences around the country, don’t miss this ...
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Oscar Shorts 2020 – Documentary (Program A)

Oscar Shorts 2020 - Documentary (Program A)
For the 15th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films. A hit with audiences around the country, don’t miss this ...
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Oscar Shorts 2020 – Documentary (Program A)

Oscar Shorts 2020 - Documentary (Program B)
For the 15th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films. A hit with audiences around the country, don’t miss this ...
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Oscar Shorts 2020 – Documentary (Program B)

Oscar Shorts 2020 - Live Action
For the 15th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films. A hit with audiences around the country, don’t miss this ...
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Oscar Shorts 2020 – Live Action

Oscar Shorts 2020 - Animation
For the 15th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films. A hit with audiences around the country, don’t miss this ...
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Oscar Shorts 2020 – Animation

Knives Out
Rian Johnson's tribute to mystery mastermind Agatha Christie; Oscar nominee for best original screenplay ...
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Knives Out

Upstate Films Oscar Party 2020
The Upstate Films Oscar Party - Come watch the Academy Awards with us! Sun., Feb. 9, doors open at 6:30 ...
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Upstate Films Oscar Party 2020

1917
10 Oscar Nominations for this immersive journey through the muck and mire of WWI as two young British soldiers face an impossible mission.  ...
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1917

Les Misérables
An explosive and thrilling police drama. Received an Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Picture ...
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Les Misérables

The Climate Action Film Festival (SOLD OUT)
A collection of short films from near and far featuring stories about those taking action against climate change ...
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The Climate Action Film Festival (SOLD OUT)

Clemency
In this gripping drama, Alfre Woodard delivers a deeply powerful performance as prison warden Bernadine Williams who, after years of carrying out lethal injections, must ...
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Clemency

Oscar Shorts 2020
For the 15th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films for 2020. The presentation features all three categories -- Animated, ...
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Oscar Shorts 2020

Afterward
Delving as it does into the not-so-secret wounds carried by victims as well as victimizers, this personal film asks if it's possible to forgive ...
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Afterward