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We’re pleased to announce that for the FIRST time ever we’ll be opening our sold-out Film Club with Marshall Fine to the general public. While the closure of the theater has posed many challenges over the past six months, it has also given us the flexibility to open Film Club to a wider audience as [...]

Dear Picture House Community,  At The Picture House, we strive to bring film education programs to every community and provide access to the arts to anyone who wishes to participate. Since having to move online in March we’ve worked hard to come up with new and creative ways to connect with our students. And today, [...]

Exclusive Q&A with RBG Directors Betsy West and Julie Cohen Join TPH as we celebrate the life and legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg with a special re-release of RBG followed by an exclusive recorded Q&A with the film’s directors, Betsy West and Julie Cohen, moderated by Melena Ryzik from The New York Times. When you purchase through TPH at Home you’ll [...]

This time of the year we’re usually busy planning one of our favorite events of the year – Picnic in the Park. Coming together with old friends and new to celebrate film and community is something we look forward to all year. But if there’s one thing we know for sure, this year has been NO picnic.  [...]

Now available for streaming through TPH at Home: A Chef’s Voyage follows the celebrated American Chef David Kinch and his team from Manresa, their 3 Star Michelin restaurant in California, for a one-of-a-kind collaboration with three legendary French chefs at their iconic restaurants in Paris, Provence, and Marseille.To mark the 15th anniversary of Manresa, Kinch [...]

We Have a Winner! In our final Summer Film Challenge, Wherever Your Imagination Takes You, we asked participants to create a short video containing at least one element from our previous Film Challenges — stop motion, a tribute to another movie, time lapse, documentary element, or a special effect. The winning video is The Beast [...]

Wherever Your Imagination Takes You Our final Summer Film Challenge asks you to draw inspiration from previous challenges. We can’t wait to see where your imagination takes you!  What You’ll Need1.     iPhone, iPad, or any camera of your choice. iMovie editing app (free to download) or editing software of your choice.   2.     An idea!  Challenge Rules In this [...]

Low Budget, Big Effect This week we’re challenging budding filmmakers to be creative AND resourceful — you don’t need a big budget to get Hollywood effects. Summer Challenge #5 asks you to make a short video using simple household items and DIY engineering.What You’ll Need Any camera, iPhone, or iPad.  iMovie app (free to download) [...]

Documentary Filmmaking — Stories from Quarantine This week we’re asking you to hone your storytelling skills by making a documentary video about the quarantine experience. Focus your lens on yourself or a family member or friend to share a real life story from this historic moment in time. Summer Challenge #4 can be enjoyed by [...]

Fast Forward This week’s Summer Film Challenge asks you to capture and reveal a process that would normally appear slow and subtle to the human eye. Like all of our challenges, Fast Forward is tailored to kids in grades K-5 but can be enjoyed by filmmaking students of all ages. What You’ll Need 1.     iPhone or iPad with [...]