Bay Street Theater and Sag Harbor Cinema announce special holiday event



On the third anniversary of the fire that nearly destroyed the historic cinema, Sag Harbor Cinema and Bay Street Theater team up to usher in the holidays and celebrate the unique and festive spirit that is the village of Sag Harbor. Bay Street opens its doors for mulled cider, mulled wine and a visit from Santa at 6 p.m., followed at 7 p.m. by a free screening of Giuseppe Tornatore’s Oscar-winning film, Cinema Paradiso. At the end of the screening, the Hollywood screenwriter and local resident Collage of invoices discuss the film with CHS Artistic Director Giulia D’Agnolo Vallan.

“We are thrilled to join forces on a series of films with our movie friends. It is important to keep Sag Harbor a center for all forms of artistic activity, which serves our artists and our community, as well as the health economy of our village as a whole ”, says Bay Street Theaterexecutive director of Tracy mitchell“We are very grateful to the first responders, the community and Bay Street for their generosity and support,” added the CEO of Sag Harbor Cinema. Gillian gordon. “We are delighted to be opening our own Cinema Paradiso on Main Street in the spring.”Cinema Paradiso launches Here Comes The Cinema by Sag Harbor Cinema! series of films presented at Bay Street Theater and other partner venues in the East End throughout the winter.Set in a small Sicilian village just after WWII, Cinema Paradiso follows a young boy’s friendship with the projectionist of the city. In the darkness of a cramped movie theater, the boy, who later in his life becomes a leading director, is exposed week after week to the wonders of cinema by his mentor. Cinema Paradiso won the Oscar for best foreign language film in 1989, as well as a special jury prize at the 1989 Cannes Film Festival.Collage of invoices has been a feature film writer for over 25 years. Its product credits include … Exodus, with Christian bale; Assassin’s Creed, with Michael fassbender and Marion Cotillard; Divergent series: Allegiant, with Shailene woodley, Myles Teller, Ansel Elgort and Naomi Watts; Tower Heist, with Ben Stiller and Eddie murphy and Accepted, with Jonas hill. He worked with directors Martin scorsese, Ridley scott, Zhang Yimou, Ron howard, Darren aronofsky, Cary Fukunaga and Anton Corbijn, among many others.The screening is free, but a reservation must be made by logging into Where, or by calling or stopping by the Bay Street Box Office at 631-725-9500, or visit Tuesday through Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.



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