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Just like the myriad types of moms we celebrate today, there’s an equal number of movies that evoke feelings, remind us of an important relationship, inspire, delight, or challenge us. Here are some of our Picture House staff’s Mother’s Day picks.  Let us know your Mother’s Day film favorites. Comment on social or email us [...]

As we reflect on 100 years of making movie memories, we want to know, what’s your Picture House story?  At The Picture House we often talk about the magic of the movies, but what exactly is that magic? Is it the smell of the popcorn, the anticipation of the big screen flickering to life, and [...]

Just a little more from our instructor, Will Tiao, on his film Formosa Betrayed, and how he sees film playing a role in our current social climate. (The class is filling up and space is limited, so be sure to register soon — class begins May 6th.) What motivated you to write/act/produce Formosa Betrayed?  Formosa [...]

“We’re losing something obvious. One another.” Wesley Morris, The New York Times Tonight is the night the film industry looks forward to all year – Oscar Night. The glitz and glitter will no doubt be subdued but one thing remains the same – the best films – like this year’s Academy Award nominees – transport [...]

To help you get prepared for Earth Day on April 22, Picture House Director of Programming Clayton Bushong put together this Top Ten List of Movies to Celebrate Earth Day. These films are available on a variety of streaming services. There’s something for everyone, so forward this to friends and family and let us know [...]

In May, we celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month. We celebrate this while we are seeing a rise in hate crimes against Asian Americans across the country. So, as much as it is a celebration of some of the many cultures that knit together the fabric of this country, it’s also an opportunity for [...]

“Curating is an act of generosity—you’re sharing what you love and what has inspired you.” Martin Scorcese  We recently kicked-off our year-long Centennial celebration and were thrilled to honor TPH critic-in-residence Marshall Fine with the Lifetime Achievement Award at our annual Marquee Night (view the video HERE). Through the years, Marshall has taken audiences on a journey [...]

Last Saturday night, The Picture House annual fundraiser, Marquee Night, was live online! It was an evening of firsts – our first virtual event, the first event in our Centennial year, and the first time we’ve had the opportunity to let our leadership – The Picture House Board of Directors – talk directly to you [...]

Securing a bright future of movies and more for the next 100 years. Last night, we officially kicked off our theater’s centennial with Marquee Night – a virtual celebration of film lovers and supporters coming together online to commemorate this most meaningful milestone. We paid tribute to five remarkable honorees, Marshall Fine, Cynthia Erivo, Bird [...]

Tonight is music’s night as the red carpet is rolled out for the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards.  Just like the best duets, music and the movies have been harmonizing since the very first films came to life on screen. Even silent films had a soundtrack. Think about it — what would The Godfather be without the haunting overture, [...]