Movie buzz: Skolnick memorial service at Cinema Arts
WHO Vic Skolnick
THE EVENT The co-founder of the Cinema Arts Centre, which began with a library projector and a bedsheet and eventually became a model for suburban alternative film venues around the country, will be honored with a public memorial service at the theater this weekend. There will be a free 1 p.m. screening of one of Skolnick's favorite films, Doris Dörrie's "Cherry Blossoms" (2008), a drama about an older married couple in love. Skolnick died June 10 at age 81.
INFO Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington. 631-423-7611; cinemaartscentre.org
WHO Bruce Springsteen
THE MOVIE "London Calling: Live in Hyde Park"
THE DEAL This three-hour documentary of Springsteen's June 28, 2009, concert won't be released on DVD until Tuesday, but a local sneak preview - abridged to 90 minutes - has been set for this weekend. The film includes Springsteen and the E Street Band performing 13 songs, including "Born to Run," "Badlands" and a cover of the disc's title tune by The Clash.
INFO Sunday at 3 and 8 p.m. at the Parrish Art Museum, 25 Job's Lane, Southampton. Tickets are $15. 631-283-2118; parrishart.org.
THE MOVIE "I Am Love"
THE DEAL This lush melodrama, starring Tilda Swinton as a Russian who has married into a wealthy Italian dynasty, isn't set to open on Long Island until July 2. But the Great Neck Arts Center has arranged a sneak preview, and new tickets recently became available when the screening was moved to a larger theater.
INFO Thursday night at 7:30 at the Squire Theater, 115 Middle Neck Rd., Great Neck. Tickets are $15. 516-829-2570; greatneckarts.org.