Friday – October 23, 2015 – 10:00 PM

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Post Film Party!

Chatham Brewery

Join filmmakers and FC crew after the film for Friday night celebration and libations.

Saturday—October 24, 2015 – 10:00 AM

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Panel Discussion with Peter Biskind

Tracy Memorial

Join FilmColumbia’s Executive Director Peter Biskind and his panel of experts in discussing the latest hot topic in the film industry.  Panel topic and panelists to be announced.

Saturday – October 24, 2015 – 3:00 PM

Jane Aaron

Jane Aaron Retrospective

Hudson Lodge

Jane Aaron was a gifted and prolific animator, as well as an illustrator of children’s books. A Guggenheim winner, she is best known for her shorts that became mainstays of Sesame Street, but she made many others as well, that have been shown on MTV and in museums around the world, some of them shot in Columbia Country with the help of local talent. Her brother Peter Aaron, a well known architectural photographer, and a longtime resident of Hudson and will accompany the film, as well as Skip Blumberg, her husband, an important filmmaker in this own right. This retrospective will present a sampling of Jane’s work. Oscar winning animator Frank Mouris, also a local resident, will discuss the contribution she made to animation.

Saturday, 10:00 AM, & Sunday, 3:00 PM

Children's ProgramChildren’s International Short Program

Saturday in Chatham, Crandell Theatre, 10 AM

Sunday in Hudson, Hudson Opera House, 3 PM

FilmColumbia’s treat for our kids, giving them a rare opportunity to watch a sensational international array of short films, lovingly selected by Patti Greaney of GIRALDI Media, NYC. 60 min.

Children’s International Film Program is Sponsored by Hudson River Bank & Trust Foundation

Saturday – October 25, 2015 – 10:00 PM

Blue Plate

Post Sneak Gathering

Blue Plate Restaurant

Come join the FilmColumbia crew, filmmakers and fellow film lovers right after the film for drinks, appetizers, and music!

Sunday – October 25, 2015

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Chatham, Tracy Memorial, 10 AM

Hudson, Hudson Opera House, 2 PM

A FilmColumbia audience favorite with actor Scott Cohen (Kissing Jessica Stein, The Other Woman, Allegiance) moderating.

Screenwriters are given a rare opportunity to have their work read by Cohen’s fellow actors, followed by a discussion of the writing.

Screenwriters: Bring 10 copies of 15 pages of your screenplay. Work will be read on a first come basis.