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Weekly Rec: Community Films and Conversations at Nyack Library


We recommend you attend a Truth 2 Power screening on Wednesday, 12/28, 6:30pm at the Nyack Library of two films by Brooklyn Demme and Ashley Dawson. A conversation with the will follow the screenings.

Mother’s Day: How do we expel Hatred? By Talking about the old path is a short documentary that carries invaluable teachings of peace and respect for life from the sovereign Kanienkehaka territory between New York State and Canada. Mother’s day is not merely an annual holiday, but rather an ongoing, daily practice of thanks for the cycle of life.

Remembering the Past for Unity Tomorrow (15 min): A portrait of Andy Minniefield, the Elder of Nyack who brought us together. This is part of an ongoing piece which seeks to learn from and remember our under-celebrated African American history in Nyack.

This Truth 2 Power program was sponsored by the Sweetwater Cultural Center, ArtsWestchester, Rivertown Film and Nyack Library.


Nyack People & Places, a weekly series that features photos and profiles of citizens and scenes near Nyack, NY, is sponsored by Sun River Health.


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