Basilica Non Fiction Screening Series: BLOWIN’ UP

Thursday, July 26, 2018 | 7PM

// FREE //

Screening followed by discussion with filmmaker Stephanie Wang-Breal
Presented by Basilica Non-Fiction Screening Series in collaboration with NeXt Doc
Learn more about Basilica’s 2018 film program

“It’s called blowin’ up when you leave your pimp…so i blew up.” – Kandie

Working within a broken criminal justice system, a team of rebel heroines work to change the the way women arrested for prostitution are prosecuted. With intimate camerawork that lingers on details and brings the Queens criminal courtroom to life, ​BLOWIN’ UP​ celebrates acts of steadfast defiance, even as it reveals the hurdles these women must face.

Matana Roberts LIVE

Tuesday, July 10 | 8.30PM

Matana Roberts presents: angel chile, solo reflections on the spirit of Jeanne Lee

// FREE //

Alt composer, sound explorer and avant saxophonist Matana Roberts presents a FREE one-of-a-kind woman and horn alone solo sax performance/remembrance of the iconoclast jazz vocalist Jeanne Lee.


Wednesday, July 4, 2018 | 4PM – late

HifiBangalore’s Exploding Inevitable Dance Party with Artist Jack Walls, DJ Tedd Patterson and DJ Uncle Rudy. Featuring art installation by Artist Andrew H. Shirley

// 4PM – 6PM | FREE | 6PM – late | $5 //

ANOTHER DAY FOR ARTISTS, HUMANS AND OUR FUTURE! Join us for our second annual coming together in the name of art, dancing, snacking, drinking and communing, with Hudson based artist Jack Walls as central muse. A late afternoon art opening and Bar-BQ happy hour turns epic dance party come sundown. This year will culminate in HifiBangalore’s Exploding Inevitable Dance Party with the deep dance grooves of DJ Tedd Patterson and DJ Uncle Rudy, featuring sculpture and video art installation by Kingston based artist Andrew H Shirley, all knit together with some art and hosting by the infamous Jack Walls.

Basilica FREE Family Matinee Series: Kid Flicks Two

Sunday July 1 | 3PM

// FREE //
SHORTS: 79 min
in English / no dialogue / with English subtitles

Basilica FREE Family Matinee Screening Series: Kid Flicks One

Sunday June 17 | 3PM

// FREE //
SHORTS: 52 min.
Recommended ages: 3-7
in English, No dialogue

Basilica Non-Fiction Screening Series: This Is Congo

Thursday, June 14, 2018 | 6PM

6PM – 8PM | reception with filmmaker Dan McCabe | 8PM | screening followed by Q&A
// FREE //

Presented by Basilica Non-Fiction Screening Series in collaboration with NeXt Doc
Food and drink for purchase by Kingston’s Duo
Learn more about Basilica’s 2018 film program

The Basilica Non-Fiction Screening Series will launch on June 14 with a screening of Hudson based filmmaker Daniel McCabe’s THIS IS CONGO, with McCabe in conversation following the screening. The film provides an immersive and unfiltered look into Africa’s longest continuing conflict and those who are surviving within it. By following four compelling characters — a whistleblower, a patriotic military commander, a mineral dealer and a displaced tailor — the film offers viewers a Congolese perspective on the problems that plague this lushly beautiful nation.

Basilica Back Gallery Series: Ben Fain – Gone Fishing

Saturday, June 9, 2018 | 5PM

// FREE //

Launching as part of (FREAK) FLAG DAY, Hudson-based sculptor and filmmaker Ben Fain will launch Basilica Hudson’s 2018 artist in residence program with Gone Fishing, an indoor/outdoor exhibition of metal forms shrouded in pixelated mesh.