Riverview At Home - Virtual Cinema
- If you are interested in supporting us during these hard times while watching great cinema, here’s your chance! A few cinema distributors have created "Virtual Screenings" of some independent films we might typically show. You are able to watch these films at home, and it provides economic support for independent theaters like the Riverview. By using the links we provide, you will be supporting us. For each film you rent, a percentage of the cost will go directly to the Riverview. A list of films we are currently offering is below, check back soon for more movies!
We are now offering the following films in our Virtual Cinema:
Sicilia! (20th Anniversary restoration)
A U.S. immigrant returns to impoverished 1930s Italy and confronts his mother about her divorce.
Driven To Abstraction
Two women become caught up in a multimillion dollar art scam.
Out Stealing Horses
A man retires to solitary life in the Norwegian woods after the death of his wife, but the past resurfaces.
Change of Life (1966, Restoration)
The beautiful and deeply felt story of a young man, a veteran from the war in Angola, who returns home to his remote fishing village to discover that his former sweetheart is now married to his brother.
Terror strikes when a former soldier takes a job to help a young woman and her housebound mother.
The Green Years (1963, Restored)
Julio travels to Lisbon to work as a shoemaker for his uncle. When he meets Ilda, his working-class values collide with the bourgeois trappings of modern life.
At a defining moment in American history, a scrappy team of heroic ACLU lawyers battles for abortion rights, immigrant rights, LGBTQ rights and voting rights.
A mesmerizing portrait of a young German soldier who goes AWOL and returns to his childhood home in the countryside.
Quarantine Cat Fest
Amateur filmmakers from around the world filmed their beloved cats during COVID-19 stay-at-home orders.
From the award-winning director of Fatima, this three-part episodic cinema event is a chronology of tolerance and a portrait of one family through changing times.
Hill of Freedom
A woman returns to Seoul from a stay in the mountains and is given a packet of letters left by a man who has come back from Japan to propose to her.
Woman on the Beach (2006)
New 4k restoration. A filmmaker goes to a seaside resort to finish a script and starts seducing his friend's girlfriend.
My First And Last Film
A deeply personal documentary that contemplates questions of life, death, love and aging.
New French Shorts 2020
A single feature-length program of delightful, funny, charming, and provocative recent short films from France.
After discovering that her husband's addiction to escorts has left their family penniless, Alice finds herself drawn into the world of high-end prostitution as a means of caring for herself and her child.
Capital in the Twenty-First Century
Based on the international bestseller by Thomas Piketty, this captivating documentary is an eye-opening journey through wealth and power that shines a new light on today’s growing inequalities.
Two childhood friends weather life together with varying degrees of success.
After failing his university entrance exams for the third year in a row, a young Korean man travels to New York City to visit his long-distance girlfriend.
Beyond the Visible - Hilma af Klint
The story of a visionary artist whose talent, intellect and dedication to her craft produced a prolific body of work unlike any other. But until very recently her name was absent from the history books.
The Hottest August
Ordinary people in New York are asked to talk about their lives and their hopes for the future in a time marked by political division and climate change.
A Cape Verdean woman navigates her way through Lisbon, following the scanty physical traces her deceased husband left behind and discovering his secret, illicit life.
A behind-the-scenes look at the New York rare book world and the fascinating people who inhabit it.
This film chronicles the disturbing descent of a promising law student to an intransigent ultranationalist obsessed with murdering his country's leader, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin.
The Times of Bill Cunningham
Bill Cunningham, the legendary New York Times photographer and fashion historian, shares his life story in his own words and photographs from his remarkable archive of over 3 million images.