PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. -- The Jacob Burns Film Center in Pleasantville offers Saddle Up Saturdays, a series of Western films Feb. 6 to June 11.
"Rosewood Rosewood" is set for Saturday, April 9 at noon.
It is the story of a small, mostly black, middle-class town in Florida during the 1920s. On New Year’s day the townspeople’s lives are violently interrupted by a lynch mob from a neighboring white town. Ving Rhames plays Mann, a newcomer to Rosewood who rallies the locals and helps them defend against the invaders.
Then on Saturday, April 16 at noon, "Tears of the Black Tiger," a Thai western following the journey of Dum (Chartchai Ngamsan) will be shown. The film is about a poor boy from the country, Dum, who falls in love with the daughter of a governor (Stella Malucchi), but before they can be together, Dum’s family is murdered by a group of outlaws. He joins a dangerous rival gang to get revenge.
On Saturday, April 30 at noon, "Westward the Women Roy Whitman" (Joe Mcintyre) hatches a plan to expand his town by bringing 100 marriageable women from Chicago to California. These women are accompanied by an experienced and hardened wagon master, Buck Wyatt (Robert Taylor), who struggles to safely lead them through the perilous desert.
The Jacob Burns Film Center is located at 364 Manville Rd, Pleasantville, N.Y.
For information, call (914) 773-7663.