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…
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…
FilmColumbia is the Crandell’s signature event, and rather than make-do with a pared down festival, we have decided to bite the bullet and cancel this year’s festival.
We look toward to returning bigger and better next year to kick off the second decade of FilmColumbia.
This week, the Crandell suggests some early Francophile classics all the way up through the French New Wave, currently streaming on Kanopy, absolutely free
To Our Crandell Community:
As guidelines continue to evolve around the persistent health crisis, we want to update you about some of the issues on our minds as we work toward the eventual reopening of the Crandell Theatre.