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'Tales of Europe' offers midsummer cinema from abroad

One year ago   |   By Times Union

Chatham
Laurence Kardish has everyone's dream job, flying to film festivals in Cannes, Rome, Edinburgh and Park City, Utah. He shows his favorites in Chatham's Crandell Theatre for the annual FilmColumbia festival. Kardish was Museum of Modern Art senior curator for 44 years before becoming FilmColumbia artistic director. This weekend, he's offering Tales of Europe, a mini-festival of five current European films.
His eclectic taste ranges from Some Like It Hot and Chinatown to Clueless and Text of Light, a film shot entirely through a glass ashtray. ("Don't stream that," he said of the...
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