Month: February 2022

It’s been an exciting month in Education at The Picture House. We’ve begun our newest online film study for adults, Hayley Atwell Selects, hosted by our first Picture House ambassador: Hayley Atwell. We’ve enjoyed her conversations with special guests Bart Layton and Deborah Frances-White, the fascinating Q&As thanks to insightful questions from participants, and we [...]

Have I mentioned it’s our Centennial? Our centennial year began in March of 2021 with a virtual event in honor of the 100th birthday of the 1921 Pelham theater. And now, after a year of challenge and surprise, we are weeks away from the final centennial event — a celebration of TWO theaters born in [...]

Academy Award nominations were announced this past week, and like the best Oscar years, there were some welcome surprises: The Lost Daughter‘s Jessie Buckley getting her first nomination, and Ryûsuke Hamaguchi getting a Best Director nod for Drive My Car. There were also some disappointments: Bradley Cooper’s hilarious Licorice Pizza performance being overlooked, and Denis [...]

February brings Black History Month, and this year The Picture House is celebrating Black excellence in film by taking the opportunity to honor the career of the brilliant Sidney Poitier, who sadly passed away at the beginning of 2022. Poitier was a pioneer in Hollywood. He was the first Black actor to be nominated for [...]