This week, the Crandell suggests an array of takes on modern romance, currently streaming on Kanopy, absolutely free courtesy of our partnership with Columbia County Libraries.
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.
In this second installment of musical movie magic from the Kanopy catalog, we explore some global superstars, cult icons, and curios alike.
A note from Lydia Kukoff, President, Board of Directors Crandell Theatre
Dear members of our Crandell community,
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A slight change of pace from the Crandell’s weekly Kanopy recommendations. In response to the continuing civil unrest occurring around the country, several major filmmakers and cinema gatekeepers are sharing important cinematic landmarks on race in America, absolutely free. 13th (2016) The title of Ava DuVernay’s extraordinary and galvanizing documentary refers to the 13th Amendment to the Constitution. With a potent mixture of archival footage and testimony from a dazzling array of activists, politicians, historians, and formerly incarcerated women and men, DuVernay creates a work of grand historical synthesis about the horrors of mass criminalization and the sprawling American prison industry. Whether or not you’re a Netflix subscriber, the streamer is now presenting 13th in its entirety on YouTube for free. “Dense with information, and it moves fast. But it’s also a story told in images, and the ones DuVernay has chosen…
This week, the Crandell presents films for better understanding, all of which are now stream-able for free via Kanopy. Positive change begins with knowledge, compassion, and sometimes, the recognition of uncomfortable truths.