Nyack Village Theatre celebrates Black History Month in Film. The theatre is located upstairs at 94 Main Street in the historic Woolworth Way, built in 1905 and today presenting film, music, theatre, dance and poetry in an intimate 49 seat space in the heart of Nyack.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 6th – 8:00pm
“Hidden Colors” – The Untold History of People of Aboriginal, Moor and African Descent
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 7th 7:30pm
“Cabin in The Sky” – starring Ethel Waters, Eddie “Rochester” Anderson, Lena Horne, Louie Armstrong, Rex Ingram, Duke Ellington & The Hall Johnson Choir
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13th 7:30pm
“St. Louis Blues” – The Story of W.C. Handy, starring Nat King Cole, Eartha Kitt
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 14th 7:30pm
“Cameleon St.” – a 1989 independent film written by, directed by and starring Wendell B. Harris, Jr.. It tells the story of a social chameleon who impersonates reporters, doctors and lawyers in order to make money.
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 22nd
2:00pm – “Classified X” – Explore the representation of African Americans in the History of American cinema through the eyes of Melvin Van Peebles.
3:30pm – “Sweet Sweetback’s BaadAsssss Song” – Directed by Melvin Van Peebles
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27th 7:30pm
Mo’ Better Blues – Directed by Spike Lee, starring Denzel Washington
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28th 7:30pm
“To Sleep with Anger” – Charles Burnett’s beautiful, poetic masterpiece is novelistic in its narrative density and richness of characterization. Starring Danny Glover.
General admission tickets $7 on line and $10 at door (cash only at the door) or call box office for information 201-694-0610.