2017 IN FILM & MEDIA

Season Seven: Year In Review

Part 1 of 4. For a short review of our whole season, please click here.

From documentaries to video installations, film is at the core of Basilica Hudson. We book-ended our 2017 season with a series examining the environmental threats to the Hudson River, as Jon Bowermaster’s Hudson River Stories gave us the opportunity to learn about how we can better serve our region and environment.…

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2017 YEAR IN REVIEW

Basilica Hudson welcomed people of all walks of life and art to our industrial factory in 2017, with film, music, conversations, visual art and performance fueling a season of experimentation, ritual and exchange. We are committed to offering a platform for independent voices, and cultural and environmental sustainability anchors our program.…

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Basilica Non-Fiction Screening Series: Stranger In Paradise

Thursday, August 17 | 8PM

Presented in collaboration with Chris Boekmann of True/False film festival

Image: Stranger In Paradise, Guido Hendrikx, 2016

// $5 – $10 sliding scale, FREE for kids and teens //

Operating at the intersection of fiction and documentary, Stranger in Paradise reflects on the power relations between Europeans and refugees in a candid fashion.

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Ketermaya, Lebanon: Closer Than You Think

Sunday, August 6 | 4PM

All proceeds go towards the KETERMAYA refugee camp for Syrian children and families

Image: Ketermaya, Lucas Jedrzejak, 2017

// Recommended donation $5 – $10 //

Join us for a special community screening of Lucas Jedrzejak’s documentary Ketermaya, and see a Syrian refugee camp through the remarkable resilience of its children.…

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Basilica Non Fiction Screening Series: Abacus

Thursday, August 3 | 8PM

Presented in collaboration with Chris Boekmann of True/False Film Festival

Image: Abacus: Small Enough To Jail, Steve James, 88 mins, 2016

// $5 – $10 sliding scale, FREE for kids and teens //

Abacus: Small Enough to Jail tells the incredible saga of the Chinese immigrant Sung family, owners of Abacus Federal Savings of Chinatown, New York.…

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Basilica Non-Fiction Screening Series: Whose Streets?

Thursday, July 20 | 8PM

Presented in collaboration with Chris Boekmann of True/False Film Festival

Image: Whose Streets? Sabaah Folayan & Damon Davis, 90 mins, 2017

// $5 – $10 sliding scale | FREE for kids and teens //

An account of the Ferguson uprising as told by the people who lived it.

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Basilica Non-Fiction Screening Series: Two Lessons

Thursday, 6 July | 8PM

Presented in collaboration with Chris Boekmann of True/False Film Festival

Image: Two Lessons, Wojciech Staroń, 114 minutes 1998-2013

// $5 – $10 sliding scale | FREE for kids and teens //

In 1996, Wojciech Staroń documented Malgosia, his girlfriend, as she traveled the Siberian city Usolie-Sibirskoe and gave Polish language lessons to the descendants of exiled Poles.…

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Basilica Non-Fiction Screening Series: Cousin Bobby

Thursday, June 22 | 8PM

Presented in collaboration with True/False Film Festival’s Chris Boekmann

Image: Cousin Bobby, Jonathan Demme, 1992, 70 min

$5 – $10 sliding scale, free for kids and teens

Basilica Hudson hosts a special screening of Jonathan Demme’s long-unavailable 1992 documentary Cousin Bobby.…

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Look for more events in the future!