The screening of RRR, which went on to win a New York Film Critic's Circle Award for Best Director in December, brought a packed house on the festival's closing night.
Many regular attendees purchase an All Film Pass for the full 10-day festival.
From left: FilmColumbia Co-Executive Director and Co-Artistic Director Larry Kardish, Managing Director Calliope Nicholas, and Co-Curator and Co-Artistic Director Peter Biskind.
Writer/director/producer James Schamus (right) spoke with Sony Pictures Classics co-president Tom Bernard (left) following the 30th anniversary screening of Ang Lee's CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON, which Schamus wrote and SPC distributed.
The Children's International Shorts Program, which is free to the community, featured BATTERY DADDY, a felted, stop-motion gem directed by Seung-Bae Jeon.
Following the children's program, families got the chance to meet Bryce, a Canine Companions service dog in training, and his trainer AnnaMaria Jacobson, on their way out of the theater.
FilmColumbia screens critically acclaimed upcoming films fresh off the international film festival circuit. Director Darron Aronofsky's THE WHALE, starring Brendan Fraser, filled the theater when it screened on October 26. It was officially released on December 9.
CALL JANE, starring Elizabeth Banks and Sigourney Weaver, was another popular film that screened at FilmColumbia well before its wider release.
FilmColumbia 2022 swag on sale at the theater included t-shirts, hats and bags in two styles.
The popular one-day Sreenwriting Workshop, run by actor/producer Scott Cohen (front left) and writer/director Anastasia Traina (back row, third from right) features real actors reading participants' scripts.
A workshop attendee, right, gives one of the actors clarification on a phrase in his script.
The lively readings during the workshop brought participants' dialogue and visuals to life.
Moderator Scott Cohen consults with a participant prior to the reading of her script.
A reading featuring a large cast of characters.
Year after year, FilmColumbia volunteers make it all possible.
A volunteer in the box office.
The festival schedule is available in a keepsake printed FilmColumbia program as well as online.
The Crandell concession stand features fresh popcorn, classic movie candy, homemade chocolate and a variety of hot and cold drinks.
Refrigerated options include a wide selection of sodas and organic beverages, including the latest addition of Harney & Sons juices and iced teas.
The Crandell's popcorn is served with real butter, the perfect base for your creative candy combos.