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Eva Marie Saint (above) and Cary Grant star in Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest at UPAC in Kingston on Friday night. Dress as a president and get in free.

UPAC screens Hitchcock’s North by Northwest this Friday

The 1959 Alfred Hitchcock suspense thriller North by Northwest will be screened on Friday, November 22 at 7:30 p.m. at the Ulster Performing Arts Center (UPAC). North by Northwest is directed by Hitchcock,…

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Director Josh Fox to show Gasland Part II in New Paltz

Gasland, winner of several major film festival awards and a finalist for the Academy Award for Best Documentary, helped trigger the anti-fracking movement, with its revelations about how oil and gas companies’ hydraulic…

Alan Rickman in CBGB

Bearsville to screen CBGB featuring Alan Rickman

You had to be there at CBGB, and for once I am feeling grateful that I wasn’t. Hilly Kristal’s legendary New York City music club is one of the great stories in American…

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Reel Rock Film Festival & climbing superstar Lynn Hill in New Paltz

If you’re seriously into rock climbing, the nerve center of your contacts with civilization in these parts is bound to be Rock and Snow in downtown New Paltz. That’s where the climbers go…

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Plan 9 from Outer Space screening to raise funds for Ed Wood statue at the Bardavon

The Bardavon will present Ed Wood’s 1959 sci-fi/horror film Plan 9 from Outer Space on Friday, October 11 at 8 p.m. at the Bardavon in Poughkeepsie. The evening will also include a screening…

Maria Casares in Children of Paradise

Rosendale to screen French film classic Children of Paradise

Folks who lived in and around New Paltz during the 1970s heyday of its illustrious repertory cinema, the Academy Theatre – housed in the cavernous space that is now the upstairs dining room…

Inside the Rosendale Theatre (photo by Dion Ogust)

Appreciating the Hudson Valley’s rich alternative cinema-scape

This summer, the box office was marked by a string of sequels, comic book adaptations and sequels to comic book adaptations. Today these are the movies that command the highest grosses, the most…

Charles Smith operating the new projector at the Hyde Park Drive-In (photo by Quinn O’Callaghan)

Changeover to digital projection stresses family-owned drive-in cinemas

It’s not the night that Charles Smith was hoping for. The Hyde Park Drive-In, on the Saturday of Labor Day weekend – a late-summer drive-in cash-cow holiday – is only playing host only…

Janka Nabay and the Bubu Gang

Wassiac Project

The Wassaic Project — which runs its annual truly-young and progressively forward-looking Summer Festival August 2-August 4 with some 100 artists, 25 bands, film screenings, dance performances and wild installations — posits a…

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The Revolutionary Optimists coming to Upstate Films

“It’s the things I do, not luck, that determine my fate.” So says a plucky young girl from the slums of Kolkata who is taking the initiative to recruit her neighbors to vaccinate…

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