Month: June 2021

In 2016, The Picture House launched our first Documentary Intensive Camp for high school students in our satellite film lab on Wolfs Lane in downtown Pelham. Every year since then, this week-long camp has provided high school students with the opportunity to not only learn about documentary filmmaking from a professional filmmaker, but to give [...]

Yesterday, Saturday, June 19th, The Picture House joined the Village of Pelham Council on the Arts, the Pelham Art Center, the Pelham Chamber of Commerce, and student artists from Pelham Memorial High School to commemorate Juneteenth in the first year of it being recognized as a federal holiday. The day-long celebration of freedom and black culture [...]

The Picture House is home to Pelham’s longest-running, live improv group, The Pelicants. This group is made up of high school students and led by the hilarious, and very-generous-with-his-time, Pelham resident Josh Wallach. The Pelicants typically rehearse in our theater on Tuesday nights throughout the school year, and perform on our stage and at Rockwell’s [...]

The Picture House joins others around the world in celebrating Pride Month and with it the LBGTQ+ community. While Hollywood has been painfully slow in telling the stories of LBGTQ+ people, there have been some notable exceptions in recent years with movies like Moonlight, Call Me By Your Name, and Carol finding critical acclaim and wide recognition. Unarguably, more progress [...]