As the digital revolution continues to threaten the existence of small movie theaters across the country, residents in the town of Rosendale prove there are alternatives to surrendering and good reason to preserve the spaces that bring us closer together.
Teresa Torchiano (Director/Editor) is a New York based filmmaker and activist focused on the creation of film and media for social change. Teresa’s interest in the preservation of single screen movie theaters emerged from her own efforts to preserve the movie theatre in her hometown of Lindenhurst, NY with a community group in 2002. Teresa is interested in collective organizing models and finding solutions through acts of social cooperation.
The Woodstock Film Festival is a not-for-profit, 501c3 organization with a mission to present an
annual program and year-round schedule of film, music,
and art-related activities that promote artists, culture,
inspired learning, and diversity. The Hudson Valley Film
Commission promotes sustainable economic development
by attracting and supporting film, video and media production.