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Susan Ray screens her documentary, “Don’t Expect too Much,” a passionate and fascinating portrait of her husband, the legendary filmmaker Nicholas Ray, on Tuesday June 19, 2018 at 7:30 pm at Green Kill. Tickets are 5 dollars at the door or on eventbrite.com. There will be a Q & A with the filmmaker at the end of the screening. Seating is limited to 45. This is a BYOB event.

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About “Don’t Expect too Much”

Despite its self-deprecatory title, Susan Ray’s documentary about the making of husband Nicholas Ray’s final narrative feature proves remarkably informative about the legendary director, his experiment with collective filmmaking and the changing cinematic landscape of the early ’70s. Consisting of footage from and around “We Can’t Go Home Again,” the opus Ray made with his students, juxtaposed with present-day interviews with those former students, Susan Ray furnishes a fascinating dual portrait of a passionate artist at career’s end and a revolutionary dream approaching its terminus. ~Variety

About Green Kill

Green Kill is an inclusive, multiuser space dedicated to the arts. It serves a growing diverse art community. Green Kill is an LLC for the sole purpose over the short term of making sure it stays on track. The objective is to build an institution for the arts which grows and creates opportunities through the involvement of talented visual and performing artists.  Green kill offers a structured-DIY program, with smooth operation rules, and its longevity and usefulness result solely from artist involvement and artist community promotion.

Green Kill hosts poetry readings, theater, film, music and art exhibitions, which include established, outsider or student artists and performers who are dedicated to the growth of their work.

Green Kill is an art and performance space now in its second year, located in the heart of the Hudson Valley, on Green Kill Avenue, near the Route 32 intersection.

Green Kill is located at 229 Greenkill Avenue in Kingston at four corners where Green Kill Avenue intersects Route 32 as it winds around through the trees down to New Paltz.

The art exhibitions change monthly at Green Kill and include local, national and international artists.

The Green Kill web site is greenkill.org; the email is 229greenkill@greenkill.org; and the phone is 347-689-2323. 

Green Kill is open from Tuesday to Saturday from 3 pm to 9 pm, and closed on national holidays. On evenings there are often performance events, https://greenkill.org/2017/04/24/green-kill-activities/, which may impede viewing of the art.

Susan Ray presents “Don’t Expect too Much”

Susan Ray screens her documentary, “Don’t Expect too Much,” a passionate and fascinating portrait of her husband, the legendary filmmaker Nicholas Ray, on Tuesday June 19, 2018 at 7:30 pm at Green Kill. Tickets are 5 dollars at the door or on eventbrite.com. There will be a Q & A with the filmmaker at the end of the screening. Seating is limited to 45. This is a BYOB event. 

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