The Bostonians

A Celebration of James Ivory

Saturday, September 16 at 2PM


THE BOSTONIANS (1984, 2hr 2m)
Followed by a Q&A with James Ivory & Special Guests
Directed by James Ivory
Screenplay by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala; based on the novel by Henry James
Starring Christopher Reeve, Vanessa Redgrave, Madeleine Potter, Jessica Tandy
Tickets: $18 (fees included)

Synopsis: Olive Chancellor, a 19th-century Boston woman dedicated to the suffrage movement, takes a radical young woman under her wing. But her cousin is a male chauvinist who wants to marry and domesticate the young woman and a battle of wills ensues over her future.

Featured short: Rich Atmosphere: The Music of Merchant Ivory Films (2019, dir. Stephen Soucy, 5min)

5:00pm: Continue the conversation over dinner at Feast & Floret (All Access ticket required – SOLD OUT)

Hudson Hall’s programs are made possible with support from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.