Fridays, 8pm (unless otherwise noted), The Dryden Theatre
Welcome to the 24th annual Labor Film Series, a collaboration sustained since 1989 between the George Eastman House and the Rochester Labor Council. On Fridays throughout September and October, we’ll offer a selection of films with a global reach that deal with significant issues relating to work and workers. This year’s program is diverse in tone and subject, ranging from dramas to comedies to up-to-the-minute documentaries that cover the worlds of firemen, hospitals, globalization, sales, service, and more… [read more]

On Screen: Body and SoulLabor Film Series, every Friday
Birth of Body Horror: Early Works of David Cronenberg, September 10–October 31
Ingrid Bergman: From Rochester with Love, September 12–October 26
Five Faces of New York in the 1970s, September 30–October 28
The Legacy of James Card and Silent Tuesdays, through October 27
Dryden Kids, September 6 & October 25
House Treasures, September 16 & October 3… [read more]

Uncompromising Vision I: The Films of Aleksej German, July 2, 9, & 17
Uncompromising Vision II: The Films of Bruno Dumont, July 16, 23, & 31
Uncompromising Vision III: The Films of Víctor Erice, August 6, 13, 20, & 27
Remembering Albert Maysles (1926–2015), July 8–August 26
Summer of the Leviathan, July 25–August 29
The Legacy of James Card: Mirth and Madness & American Fantastique, through October 18
Dryden Kids, July 5, August 9 & 23… [read more]

Mondays, 1:30 p.m., Dryden
Presented free to seniors (62+) on Monday afternoons through October. Beginning this March, our senior matinee screenings are fully incorporated into our regular film calendar. Cinematic classics from the George Eastman House collection will be presented in 35mm, the way they were originally screened and were meant to be seen. This series is made possible in part by the Daisy Marquis Jones Foundation and the Monroe County Office for the Aging.…. [read more]


The Dryden Kids series is designed to provide our youngest audiences and their parents with awareness that great entertainment is often also great art, and a remarkable tool for both understanding and finding our way in the world. Dryden Kids will run once a month on select Sundays throughout the year at 2 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Tickets for Dryden Kids screenings are $8 for general admission, $6 for members and students, and a maximum $25 family admission…. [read more]