The Sag Harbor Cinema is sorry to have to announce that, due to the recent spike in recorded coronavirus cases in Suffolk County, it must cancel the in-cinema screening of "Virus Tropical," originally scheduled for Saturday, November 14, 2020 at 7 p.m. Online tickets are still available via sagharborcinema.org.
Thousands Of Old Movie Posters Uncovered At Sag Harbor Cinema
Over the last decade, Sophie Chahinian has literally brought her art history textbooks to life with The Artist Profile Archive, a series of short documentaries that feature some of the biggest names in contemporary art today.
The Sag Harbor Cinema (SHC) is pleased to host both virtual and in person screenings of Santiago Caicedo’s lush, animated feature “Virus Tropical.” The screening is the first at Sag Harbor Cinema since the building’s renovation after the fire destroyed the cinema in 2016, and will be held on Saturday, November 14, at 7 p.m. as part of the 17th OLA (Organización Latino-Americana) Latino Film Festival of Long Island.
Sag Harbor Cinema continues its celebration of the great filmmaker Frederick Wiseman and on Friday November 6, joined the national release of the director’s epic last work “City Hall,” which is now available through the Sag Harbor Cinema website.
In his first film “1,000 Years a Witness,” Sag Harbor resident Bryan Downey explores the lives of 13 Shinnecock elders and one child whose combined ages add up to exactly 1,000 years. On November 12, the film will be available for viewing online through the Southampton History Museum in conjunction with the Rogers Memorial Library.
Under new state guidelines unveiled by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, On November 6, Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center (WHBPAC) reopened for in-person movie screenings and is now offering a full slate of movies each weekend.
On Friday evening, November 13, as part of the 17th annual OLA Film Festival, guest curated by the Organización Latino-Americana of Eastern Long Island (OLA), the Parrish Art Museum will screen the award-winning film “NO” (Chile, 2012,119 minutes, R, Spanish with English subtitles). The on-site program at the Parrish begins at 5:30 p.m. with a reception, followed by the screening at 6 p.m.
Halloween is this weekend, which means it’s a perfect time to take in a scary movie or two. As part of its Freaky Friday Features, the Southampton Arts Center (SAC) is offering just that on Friday, October 30, with two films for the season — one really scary for grown-ups, another not quite so frightful for the younger set.
This week, Hamptons Doc Fest is adding the 2014 Fest Favorite “Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq” to its website. The film, directed by Nancy Buirski, is a dramatic film about the great ballerina who inspired not only New York City Ballet choreographer Jerome Robbins, but also became New York City Ballet director/choreographer George Balanchine’s muse and fourth wife.
When Frederick Wiseman makes a documentary, it demands the use of all his facilities — physical, emotional, intellectual and beyond. More than 40 films later, it is that process that keeps him going. Even at age 90.
In just two months, the board of the Sag Harbor Cinema will recognize the anniversary of the terrible fire of December 16, 2016, that devastated the cinema and a portion of the village’s Main Street by honoring the 19 fire companies and more than 150 first responders who came to battle the blaze in icy temperatures and powerful winds.
This week, Hamptons Doc Fest adds the 2014 Fest Favorite “Imber’s Left Hand” to its website. The art film directed by award-winning Oceanside-raised director Richard Kane is about the life and career of Baldwin-raised New England painter Jon Imber, who was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease in 2012 and courageously adapted from painting with his right hand to his left.
Sag Harbor Cinema (SHC) is thrilled to announce a tribute to American legendary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman, kicking off with three retrospective programs of some of Wiseman’s past work, and building to the release of the great director’s latest film, “City Hall” on November 6. “Wednesdays With Wiseman” will feature the master documentarian in conversation with luminaries from his field. All programs will be presented in SHC’s Virtual Cinema, accessible through sagharborcinema.org.
For the week of October 14, Hamptons Doc Fest has added the 2016 Fest Favorite “Command and Control” to its website. The film, directed by Emmy/Peabody Award-winner and Oscar-nominated Robert Kenner (“Food, Inc.” and “Merchants of Doubt”), was a fest favorite in the December 2016 documentary festival at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor.