Basilica Free Family Matinee Series: Hack The Library 2019

Sunday, July 21 | 3PM

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Join us for a free public screening of short films created by Hudson teens and tweens as part of Hudson Area Library’s 2019 Hack The Library program. In honor of Hudson Area Library’s A Universe of Stories Summer Reading Program theme, and the 50th anniversary of the Moon Landing, participants will work with teaching artists like Nebula-nominated sci-fi writer Sam J. Miller, filmmaker Zia Anger and digital artists Rebecca Borrer and Corbin Ordel to create their own ‘Sci-Fi Narratives’.

Basilica Free Family Matinee Series: Kid Flicks 1

Sunday, July 28 | 3PM

Presented in partnership with the New York International Children’s Film Festival

// FREE //

Recommended ages 3-7

Join us for a free summer family matinee movie screening. Basilica has partnered again with New York International Children’s Film Festival to show their best-of-the-fest Kid Flicks series of shorts. The screening series will include free popcorn for all attendees and will be hosted in Basilica’s 150-seat, air-conditioned North Hall cinema.

Bigger, brighter, bolder — change is in the air in NYICFF Kid Flicks 1, brimming with fun and clever stories of growth and transformation.

Basilica Non-Fiction Screening Series: Ghost Fleet

Thursday, August 1 | 7.30PM

// FREE //

Followed by a Q&A with producer Jon Bowermaster

Food truck from 6.30PM
Screening begins 7.30PM

Ghost Fleet follows a small group of activists who risk their lives on remote Indonesian islands to find justice and freedom for the enslaved fishermen who feed the world’s insatiable appetite for seafood. Bangkok-based Patima Tungpuchayakul, a Thai abolitionist, has committed her life to helping these “lost” men return home. Facing illness, death threats, corruption and complacency, Patima’s fearless determination for justice inspires her nation and the world.

Basilica Free Family Matinee Series: Kid Flicks 2

Sunday, August 4 | 3PM

Presented in partnership with the New York International Children’s Film Festival

// FREE //

Recommended ages 8+

Join us for a free summer family matinee movie screening. Basilica has partnered again with New York International Children’s Film Festival to show their best-of-the-fest Kid Flicks series of shorts. The screening series will include free popcorn for all attendees and will be hosted in Basilica’s 150-seat, air-conditioned North Hall cinema.

NYICFF Kid Flicks 2 bridges the gap between little and big for young audiences growing in experiences and ideas.

Basilica Back Gallery Artist In Residence Series: SJLA 2019

Opening Thursday, August 8th | 6PM

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Returning for their second year as Basilica Back Gallery Artists In Residence following a uniquely collaborative and multidisciplinary exhibition in 2018, participants in 2019’s Social Justice Leadership Academy – comprised of Hudson youth ages 12 – 20 – will be the first August 2019 participants in the Hudson As Muse Basilica Back Gallery Artist In Residence Series.

Basilica Non-Fiction Screening Series: Who Got NeXt?

Thursday, August 15 | 7.30PM

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Followed by a Q&A with filmmakers and program directors from Youth FX

The Basilica Non-Fiction Screening Series will continue on August 15 with a screening of short narrative films and documentaries by the young filmmakers of Albany’s Youth FX .

Basilica Free Family Matinee Series: Viva Kid Flicks

Sunday, August 18 | 3PM

Presented in partnership with the New York International Children’s Film Festival

// FREE //

Recommended ages 8+

Join us for a free summer family matinee movie screening. Basilica has partnered again with New York International Children’s Film Festival to show their best-of-the-fest Kid Flicks series of shorts. The screening series will include free popcorn for all attendees and will be hosted in Basilica’s 150-seat, air-conditioned North Hall cinema.

NYICFF Viva Kid Flicks celebrates Spanish-language and Latino-themed stories in shorts from around the globe.

The Hudson Eye: Jonah Bokaer Choreography x Rachel Libeskind

Friday, August 23 | 7.30PM

Dry Docking

As the launch night inaugurating The Hudson Eye series of public programs and urban showcases, long-time friend of Basilica Jonah Bokaer of Hudson will host an innovative evening of contemporary dance and performance, in partnership with renowned visual artist Rachel Libeskind, also based in the Hudson Valley.