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John Lewis: Good Trouble

Documentary Rated: PG 96 min
Streaming Online: Starting Fri, Jul 24

Chronicling the late John Lewis’ 60-plus years of social activism and legislative action on civil rights, voting rights, gun control, health-care reform and immigration.

“There’s a lot to glean from the battleground Lewis has stood on for six decades while demanding fairness, a hope, and dream, of every American. Good Trouble is of importance now more than ever.” — Priscilla Ward, Salon
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Harvesting Change: Our Food Supply in Pandemic Times

Now online: a recording of the Crandell’s live panel event, Harvesting Change: Our Food Supply in Pandemic Times joins some of the region’s leading lights in sustainable food and farming in a discussion about the state of sustenance in these strange times. Sponsored by Hawthorne Valley Association. Covid-19 has disrupted our food supply in profound ways, both locally and globally. Much of this change has been painful, exposing the many vulnerabilities and inequalities in our food system. Yet at the same time, there have been positive shifts as food suppliers and buyers nimbly adapt to the necessity of social distancing. While being literally driven apart by Covid-19, we are nonetheless sharing its historic shakedown of our food choices and behavior. Join panelists Ruth Reichl (former editor of Gourmet Magazine, memoirist and cookbook editor), Kate Arding (co-founder of Talbott & Arding Cheese…

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Behind The Screen: Not Alone

In this premiere edition of Behind The Screen — a peek behind the Crandell’s velvet curtain — FilmColumbia co-artistic director Laurence Kardish explores the Art House Convergence, and what it means to be an “art house” in 2020. Not Alone When the Chatham Film Club purchased the Crandell in 2010, we were fortunate in having the Art House Convergence to guide us. AHC had, over the two preceding years, established itself as the country’s leading organization aiding and abetting the merry but dedicated band of inspired cinephiles keeping the increasingly quaint national habit of moviegoing alive. I know there is some argument whether the Crandell is an art house — defined as a movie theater exclusively showing independent, experimental and foreign films that are not merely entertainments. In practice the “art house” today is really an independently run and managed…

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Kanopy Picks: J’adore le Cinema

This week, the Crandell suggests some early Francophile classics all the way up through the French New Wave, currently streaming on Kanopy, absolutely free

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Small Business Administration’s PPP Loan Awarded

On May 12, 2020, the Crandell Theatre received a loan as part of the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The Paycheck Protection Program is designed to provide a direct incentive for small businesses and nonprofit organizations to keep their workers on the payroll. The Crandell anticipates that 100% of these funds will be federally forgiven, thus turning the loan into a grant.

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The News For Now

A note from Lydia Kukoff, President, Board of Directors Crandell Theatre

Dear members of our Crandell community,

Welcome to “The News for Now”, our way of keeping in touch with you.

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