You oughta be in pictures

Through tomorrow, June 18, The Picture House in Pelham, in partnership with Magnolia Pictures, is offering three important and relevant documentaries that continue to push the dialogue about systemic racism and injustice in society – “I Am Not Your Negro,” tracing James Baldwin’s unfinished book on Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr.;  “Whose Streets?,” recounting the shooting of Michael Brown by Ferguson, Missouri, police and its aftermath; and “Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am,” considering the life and times of the Nobel Prize-winning novelist.  ($6.99 each to own or $15 for all three through June 30 at

Then next Wednesday get set for interviews and discussions with film industry insiders, led by author and documentarian Marshall Fine, The Picture House’s critic-in-residence. This three-part virtual series will include conversations about filmmaking with director Doug McGrath (“Nicholas Nickleby”) on June 24; documentarian Timothy Greenfield-Sanders (“About Face”) on July 1; and actress Patricia Clarkson “The Station Agent”) on July 8.  Note:  The Picture House is not providing access to the films and it’s not crucial that you see them before the Q&As, which are at 7:30 p.m. Register here.

You can even preorder your concessions from The Picture House’s concession stand for curbside pickup by visiting, emailing, or calling 914-738-3161, ext. 1008. Pick-up Curbside Concessions at The Picture House on Wednesdays from 5 to 6:30 p.m. and Fridays and Saturdays between 5 and 8 p.m.

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