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May is Jewish American Heritage Month. The history of Hollywood is full of examples of Jewish people who started studios (hello, Samuel Goldwyn and Louis B. Mayer) or had other key roles in production, directing, screenwriting, and more. Books like An Empire of Their Own by Neal Gabler and Hollywood’s Chosen People: The Jewish Experience [...]

We talk about the Picture House mission having three focus areas: film, education, and community. At the core of that community are our members. Our members come from all over Westchester, from the Bronx, and a few brave and dedicated souls from the further reaches of New York City, the Hudson Valley, and Connecticut. Their [...]

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and something to celebrate this month is the number of excellent films by and about the AAPI community that have come out in recent years. There’s Jon M. Chu’s lavish blockbuster romance Crazy Rich Asians, Lulu Wang’s The Farewell, about an American-raised woman wrestling with familial [...]

This past Thursday, we celebrated Earth Day, as we have in years past, with a free community screening of a movie addressing an important environmental issue in partnership with local non-profit organizations. This year, we teamed up with our friends from EcoPel and the Rotary Club to invite the public to watch Kiss the Ground, [...]

Invitation by Shel Silverstein If you are a dreamer, come in, If you are a dreamer, a wisher, a liar, A hope-er, a pray-er, a magic bean buyer… If you’re a pretender, come sit by my fire For we have some flax-golden tales to spin. Come in! Come in! Our Spring Break camp for grades [...]

Spring is in the air, and we hope you don’t forget about us when the nice weather comes around, because there are some fantastic movies coming out. I’ll just start with the one I am looking forward to the most. The Northman is from visionary director Robert Eggers (The Witch, The Lighthouse) who is one of [...]

Nearly 300 people gathered at the Glen Island Harbour Club on March 11 for the final event in a year of centennial celebrations for The Picture House Regional Film Center. We knew at the outset that we’d be celebrating the 100th birthday of The Picture House in Pelham… little did we know that our final [...]

This Women’s History Month, we’re honoring the many women behind the camera who are a vital part of film history. Throughout March, The Marquee has highlighted an array of women filmmakers whose contributions to cinema have been vital and unique. As March comes to a close, let’s look at what the future has in store. [...]

This Women’s History Month, we’re honoring the many women behind the camera who are a vital part of film history. In the past two weeks, The Marquee has covered women filmmakers who influenced the medium in its infancy and women filmmakers who are doing groundbreaking work all over the world. This week, we’re highlighting a [...]

It’s Women’s History Month, and here on The Marquee, we’re spending the month focusing on women filmmakers. We love the big names: Sofia Coppola, Jane Campion, Agnès Varda, Ava DuVernay, Kathryn Bigelow, Mira Nair, Nancy Meyers, whose films run the gamut from documentary to art house to popular rom-coms, but this series of blog posts [...]