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The focus for February’s Film Study for Adults at TPH is the life and work of August Wilson. Below, Education Director Francile Albright tells us why. During this time of deep political and cultural divide, it feels sometimes that we can no longer talk to each other. There are many important conversations that need to happen, but [...]

Monday, January 18, 2021, is Martin Luther King Jr. Day – the only national holiday that is designated as a day of service. Many of us will be busy volunteering on projects that strengthen our communities, but if you have time at home and want to learn more about the legacy of Dr. King, the [...]

Here are some lessons from 2020: nothing is ever certain, nothing is guaranteed to go to plan, nothing is stronger than community.  The Picture House is a mature and stable nonprofit – but in the nonprofit world saying an organization is ‘stable’ has more to do with longevity and good governance than the ability to [...]

Looking for a personal and meaningful gift for film-loving friends and family members? Want to support your favorite nonprofit movie theater? Give the gift of The Picture House Film Club with Marshall Fine this holiday season!  Our perennially popular program will be virtual this winter and is the perfect gift for anyone interested in watching important films [...]

Join The Picture House as we celebrate the season with music. This year our popular holiday concert will be online and available to watch at home at your convenience beginning Friday, December 18th at 5 pm. A Not So Silent Night 2020 will feature some of the area’s most talented musicians and past Picture House [...]

This holiday season, we’re making one of our favorite annual traditions — The Nutcracker Magical Matinee — available for you and your family to enjoy at home. Please join us online for a very special performance of selected acts from the beloved ballet by Ballet Arts’ beautifully costumed ballerinas, including professional dancers. The pre-recorded live performance will [...]

The Picture House is excited to bring you this special Bedford Playhouse production, available online beginning Friday, December 11th at 7:00 pm. Enjoy an intimate evening of music and conversation with Tony nominee and Emmy winner Liz Callaway, the original voice of Anastasia. Liz will perform a mix of holiday favorites and beloved Broadway showtunes, share stories [...]

A MESSAGE FROM FRANCILE ALBRIGHT, PICTURE HOUSE DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION TPH is proud to present 2020 NYICFF Kid Flicks and Holiday Arts Breaks bringing you the best new children’s films from around the world and accompanying family-friendly activities just in time for Thanksgiving. This year’s extremely diverse program is sponsored by longtime Picture House supporter the Wildlife [...]

October is my favorite time of year at The Picture House – and normally our busiest. Fall Film Club gets underway and we get to watch advance screenings of some Oscar-worthy films as well as amazing documentaries that may go unnoticed in the busy fall movie release season. But what I love the most about October is [...]

Last weekend, Governor Cuomo announced a reopening date of October 23rd for movie theaters in parts of New York State and on Tuesday the guidelines for opening were issued in detail. While we will not be opening on the 23rd, we are thrilled that there is finally a path forward. The guidelines are extensive and comprehensive – and we want to [...]