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On Nov 13th 2013, The Picture House hosted a special screening of Head Games with Q&A Nov 13th
Post Screening Q&A with Dr. Laura J. Balcer and Dr. Steven Galetta

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    The Picture House is excited to announce the screening of the  powerful documentary Head Games, which is about the issues surrounding head injuries in children’s sports. ABC news said “Head Games” exposes viewers to one of the leading … More



Girls of Daraja and School of My Dreams with Q&A

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On Monday, October 28, 2013, The Picture House will host two screenings of the short films ‘Girls of Daraja’ and ‘School of My Dreams.’ at 7:30 p.m.   Both films document the extraordinary work taking place at Daraja Academy, the … More



Mothers of Bedford with Q&A w/Director Jenifer McShane
October 23rd at 7:30pm

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Director Jenifer McShane Many parents find it hard to imagine being away from a child for a week. Imagine being separated for ten or twenty years? Mothers of Bedford explores the effects of a long-term prison sentence on the mother-child … More



Broadway Idiot
October 18th at 9pm

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ABOUT Billie Joe Armstrong never – ever – thought he would end up doing a musical on Broadway.  Broadway is a long way from punk rock mosh pits and singing to thousands of Green Day fans in stadiums around the … More



Eye on the 60′s with Q&A w/ Pelham Native Rowland Scherman
November 10th 7:00pm

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    EYE ON THE 60s is an authentic piece of American History…an intimate portrait of former LIFE photographer Rowland Scherman and how his eye captured the essence of America’s most remarkable decade. Experience candid recollections with seldom seen moments … More



Special Event screening of Deceptive Practice with Ricky Jay post screening Q&A
September 15th at 7:00pm

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DECEPTIVE PRACTICE: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay Sunday September 15th 7:00pm 8:30pm Post Screening Q&A with Ricky Jay Director Molly Bernstein Producer Alan Edelstein Writer Mark Singer General $12 Students & Seniors $10 Members Free Movie Info Ricky … More



Special Event: Blackfish Screening with John Hargrove Q&A
September 4th at 7:30pm

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  Former killer whale trainer John Hargrove will join us at The Picture House for a screening and discussion of the award winning film Blackfish . John has nearly two decades in the industry at SeaWorld of California, SeaWorld of … More



Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay
September 13th - 19th

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What happens when documentary filmmakers—whose mission is to probe, explore, and Reveal—take as their subject one of the world’s greatest living magicians, whose life and art are basically off limits to probing, exploration and revelation? More than a decade in … More



Dirty Wars
August 2nd - 8th

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Director Richard Rowley‘s documentary Dirty Wars examines how the United States has responded to international terrorist threats in ways that seem to go against the established laws of the land. The movie focuses on the Joint Special Operations Command, a … More



20 Feet from Stardom
August 2nd-8th

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Filmmaker Morgan Neville pays homage to some of the greatest vocalists you’ve never heard of in this documentary. While the lead singers in rock, pop, and R&B are the ones who get the glory, knowledgeable music fans will tell you … More



ÉVOCATEUR: THE MORTON DOWNEY JR. MOVIE
July 19th - 25th

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Before entire networks were built on populist personalities; before reality morphed into a TV genre; the masses fixated on a single, sociopathic star: controversial talk-show host Morton Downey, Jr. In the late ’80s, Downey tore apart the traditional talk format … More



Ain’t in it for my health
A film about Levon Helm

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Director Jacob Hatley’s intimate documentary finds Mr. Helm at home in Woodstock, NY, in the midst of creating his first studio album in 25 years. Shot during the course of two-plus years, this highly anticipated film focuses in on the … More



Venus and Serena
June 7th-13th

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Venus and Serena is a documentary film that takes and inside look at Venus Williams and Serena Williams lives and careers. Venus and Serana was directed by Maiken Baird and Michelle Major.



No Place on Earth
May 24th - 30th

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While mapping out the largest cave system in Ukraine, explorer and investigator Chris Nicola discovers evidence that five Jewish families spent nearly a year and a half in the pitch-black caves to escape the Nazis. This is the story of … More



Room 237
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Playing April 26th to May 2nd Many movies lend themselves to dramatic interpretations, but none as rich and far ranging as Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining. In LA filmmaker Rodney Ascher’s ROOM 237, we hear from people who have developed far-reaching … More



The Gatekeepers
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Playing April 26th to May 2nd   Charged with overseeing Israel’s war on terror-both Palestinian and Jewish- the head of the Shin Bet, Israel’s secret service is present at the crossroad of every decision made. For the first time ever … More