May and June in the Dryden Theatre
Nitrate Picture Show, May 1–May3
Celebrating Michael Douglas, May 5–14
Retrospectives: William A. Wellman & Rainer Werner Fassbinder, through June 29
Three Weekends with Dan Sallitt, June 12–June 27
The Legacy of James Card, through October 18
Stairs to Peter Greenaway, May 20 & May 27
Dryden Kids, May 10, June 7
House Treasures, May 15, June 2
Primal Screen, May 9
Rochester Premieres
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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]