Retro Cinema

Stay tuned for next season’s schedule of Retro Cinema coming in April 2024!

DVAA presents Retro Cinema at the Tusten Theatre, an art-deco proscenium theater once home to the Park Theatre (1938 – 1964), where movie-goers took in films from Hollywood’s Golden Age.

Today, DVAA’s Tusten Theatre is one of the area’s preeminent venues for experiencing local and nationally recognized talent in live theater, dance, music, and more. It also hosts the Deep Water Literary Festival and DVAA’s Big Eddy Film Festival.


It Happened One Night
Film Screening, Retro Cinema

It Happened One Night

Time: Friday, May 12, 20236:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Tusten Theatre
In Frank Capra’s acclaimed romantic comedy, spoiled heiress Ellie Andrews (Claudette Colbert) impetuously marries the scheming King Westley, leading her tycoon father (Walter Connolly) to spirit her away on his yacht. After jumping ship, Ellie falls in with cynical newspaper reporter Peter Warne (Clark Gable), who offers to help her reunite with her new husband in exchange for an exclusive story. But during their travels, the reporter finds himself falling for the feisty young heiress.
Film still of Bonnie and Clyde with Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty.
Film Screening, Retro Cinema

Bonnie and Clyde

Time: Friday, June 2, 20236:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Tusten Theatre
Small-time crook Clyde Barrow (Warren Beatty) tries to steal a car and winds up with its owner’s daughter, dissatisfied small-town girl Bonnie Parker (Faye Dunaway). Their crimes quickly spiral from petty theft to bank robbery, but tensions between the couple and the other members of their gang–hapless driver C.W. (Michael J. Pollard), Clyde’s suave older brother Buck (Gene Hackman) and Buck’s flibbertigibbet wife, Blanche (Estelle Parsons) –could destroy them all.
Casablanca movie poster
Film Screening, Retro Cinema


Time: Friday, July 14, 20236:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Tusten Theatre
Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart), who owns a nightclub in Casablanca, discovers his old flame Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman) is in town with her husband, Victor Laszlo (Paul Henreid). Laszlo is a famed rebel, and with Germans on his tail, Ilsa knows Rick can help them get out of the country. Best Picture Oscar winner, 1943.
Film Screening, Retro Cinema

A Streetcar Named Desire

Time: Friday, August 11, 20236:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Tusten Theatre
Based on the play by Tennessee Williams, this renowned drama follows troubled former schoolteacher Blanche DuBois (Vivien Leigh) as she leaves small-town Mississippi and moves in with her sister, Stella Kowalski (Kim Hunter), and her husband, Stanley (Marlon Brando), in New Orleans. Blanche's flirtatious Southern-belle presence causes problems for Stella and Stanley, who already have a volatile relationship, leading to even greater conflict in the Kowalski household.
Film Screening, Retro Cinema


Time: Saturday, October 21, 20236:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Tusten Theatre, 210 Bridge Street, Narrowsburg, NY
Alfred Hitchock's 1960 horror classic, and one of the earliest examples of the slasher film genre. Secretary Marion Crane (Janet Leigh) is on the run after stealing from her employer to run away with her boyfriend, Sam Loomis (John Gavin). Traveling on the back roads to avoid the police, she stops at the ramshackle Bates Motel where she meets the polite but highly-strung proprietor Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins), a young man with an interest in taxidermy and a complicated relationship with his mother.

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