Enjoy Kanopy at Home

We’re in this together. Even at a mandatory six foot distance, we’re bolstered by the thoughtfulness of this remarkable community – your strength and solidarity are so appreciated as we continue to weather these strange times. While we’re all cooped up inside together/apart, we thought it would be a good opportunity to remind our friends…

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Crandell Supports Public Library Streaming Service

Columbia County Libraries, with the generous support of the Crandell Theatre, have expanded the Kanopy streaming service to all the library users in Columbia County. Watch classic films from The Criterion Collection, learn about every subject imaginable from The Great Courses and PBS, or indulge in festival, indie or world cinema sourced from award-winning filmmakers globally.…

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The Irishman movie still

Coming Soon: “The Irishman”

Begins Friday, November 22

The Irishman has been acclaimed as a masterpiece, one of Martin Scorsese’s most brilliant movies. This crime thriller with a glittering cast follows Frank Sheeran (Robert De Niro) as he recalls his past years working for the Bufalino crime family. Now older, the WWII veteran once again reflects on his most prolific hits and, in…

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Chatham’s Big Screen Will Soon Have Little Sister

Excerpted from the September 28 edition of the Columbia Paper. The Village Planning Board met for a special meeting Monday, September 23 to review and approve the plans for a new single screen movie theater at 4 Depot Square, currently a vacant lot. The new building that will house the movie theater, faces the historic…

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Crandell Theatre Board Member Judy Grunberg Dies

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Judy Grunberg, a beloved board member and benefactor of the Crandell. Judy’s generous gift helped save the Crandell in 2010, and she continued to be a major supporter of both the theatre and the community of Chatham throughout the rest of her life. Though…

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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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