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The Venerable W.

Documentary 100 min
Today: 7:00pm

Buddhist monk, Ashin Wirathu, preaches hate against Myanmar’s Muslim minority, the Rohingya. Filmmaker Barbet Schroeder’s interview with the fanatical W and his adoring disciples has been featured at major film festivals the world over.

“A NY Times Critics Pick, the third in his Trilogy of Evil, Barbet Schroeder has made yet another compelling documentary that demands to be seen. In The Venerable W., Barbet Schroeder completes a “trilogy of evil” with a seemingly unlikely subject: a Buddhist monk.” New York Times
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Times Union Article about Tales of Europe

European film series kicks off at Chatham’s Crandell Theater CHATHAM — A heavy metal-loving construction worker is fan hired to help build the world’s biggest statue of Christ — yes, bigger than Rio’s mountaintop mammoth — for a Polish village. He’s helping guide the giant Jesus head toward the statue’s neck. Suddenly, there’s a horrible…

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Shari Paylover and Matt Converse, Concessions Staff and Theatre Manager, show off their pleasure at receiving the Best of Columbia County Award for Best Local Movie Theatre
Photos from the Best of Columbia County awards

Voted Best Local Movie Theatre – Again!

On Thursday, June 27 the Best of Columbia County Awards were presented at PS21 in Chatham. For the fifth year in a row, The Crandell was voted “Best Local Movie Theatre” in Columbia County. Thank you to everyone who voted for us! For the past six years, the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce and Columbia-Greene…

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Film Schedule for Tales of Europe

July 12-18

Tales of Europe returns to Chatham for the second year with a lively and provocative series of five feature-length and seven short award-winning films made by European filmmakers who journey to Greenland, Morocco and Myanmar to tell their tales. Each of these noteworthy films debuted over the last year in top international festivals such as…

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