Peter Sanders Documentary to Benefit Art Center

Reservations required by May 1

Maryann and Rich Syrek will host a screening of Cold Spring filmmaker Peter Sanders’s documentary, Altina, at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 13, in a benefit for the Garrison Art Center.

Altina in Washington, D.C., around 1979 (courtesy Peter Sanders) 

Altina in Washington, D.C., around 1979 (courtesy Peter Sanders)

The screening will take place at Skybaby Studios at 75 Main St. in Cold Spring. Sanders’s documentary, which the Village Voice called “a joyful portrait,” follows the life of his grandmother, the avante garde sculptor Altina Schinasi Miranda (1907-1999).

A Q&A and dessert and coffee will follow. Donations are $50 for one or $75 for two. RSVP with payment and guest names by May 1 at or call 845-424-3960. Tickets will be emailed.

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