Topics: local film

Orpheum Local Artist Series Features Amy Middleton

By: Jennifer Sexton-Riley

     On Friday, May 13 at 5 p.m. the Chatham Orpheum Theater will celebrate local artist and Chatham Elementary School teacher Amy Middleton with a free Local Artist Series event. The event will begin with a meet and greet followed by a screening of a documentary film about Middleton, and the evening will finish with a Q&A session with the artist. Middleton’s art will be showcased, along with the artwork of...

After being shelved due to the pandemic, “Give or Take,” a feature-length comedy/drama shot in various places around Cape Cod, including Chatham and Orleans, has been officially released, much to the happiness (and relief) of director and co-writer Paul Riccio and co-writer Jamie Effros. After the COVID-19 pandemic hit, “everything was put on hold for a while,” explains Riccio. After a brief run around the fes...

'Rise Above' Sings Praises Of Harwich's Sarah Swain

By: Jennifer Sexton-Riley

HARWICH – Local photographer, author and documentary filmmaker Kim Roderiques has done it again. Roderiques is known for her photography in such books as “I Am of Cape Cod,” “I Am of Chatham,” “Dogs on Cape Cod” and others. She is also known for her documentaries, made with local cinematographer Geoffrey Bassett. “Pirouettes, Pliés, and Pets” features the relationship between dancers and animals, and “The Way H...

CHATHAM – The Cape Cod Festival of Arab and Middle Eastern Cinema will open its fifth season with the Cape premiere of “The Wild Pear Tree,” a look at modern Turkey that was an official selection at the Cannes, New York and Toronto film festivals. The screening will be preceded by a light reception featuring Middle Eastern hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar at the Chatham Orpheum Theater on Thursday, May 2 at 6:30 ...

CHATHAM – In the past decade, the town has served as a location for two movies – the small, independent production “The Golden Boys” and Disney's big-budget recreation of the Pendleton rescue, “The Finest Hours.” This week Chatham will serve as the setting for a much smaller, more intimate film, a student short entitled “Man of War.” In a sense, the film may be the closest of all to the spirit of Chatham. “...