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Picture House sets Marquee Night gala for March 9, with Amy Kerrigan Cole to receive Lifetime Achievement Award

The Picture House Regional Film Center’s two-screen cinema in Pelham. (Source: Google Maps)

Editor’s note: This press release was provided by the Picture House Regional Film Center. The Pelham Examiner publishes press releases in the form received as a service to the community.

February 2024 – Bronxville and Pelham, NYThe Picture House Regional Film Center will host its annual fundraising gala Marquee Night 2024 on Saturday, March 9th.  Picture House supporters throughout Westchester and beyond will come together for a festive evening of fun, food and film.  The celebration kicks off at The Bronxville Field Club with the main event and featured program and then continues at TPH theaters in Bronxville or Pelham (guest choice) for a special screening and dessert.

Marquee Night 2024 will honor Amy Kerrigan Cole, AOK Communications, with The Picture Regional Film Center’s Lifetime Achievement Award for her dedication to the organization for more than 12 years.  Natasha Caputo, Director of Tourism and Film in Westchester, will receive the Second Century Award for her tremendous impact and influence on the film industry in the Westchester community.

Marquee Night 2024 Benefit Committee is chaired by Lisa Rao of Bronxville, NY, and includes members from Bronxville, Larchmont, Pelham, New Rochelle, New York, and Yonkers.

“Marquee Night 2024 will be a night to remember!” said Clayton Bushong, Executive Director, The Picture House Regional Film Center. “Not only will we bring the community together in our collective mission to preserve two historic theaters, but we are excited to share an in-person experience at both of our locations – the very heart and soul of our organization. At a time when theaters are closing around Westchester and the tri-state area, support from the community is crucial to ensure the success and longevity of The Picture House Regional Film Center for years to come.”

Bushong also announced that Christies’ International Real Estate: The Berkowitz Marrone Team will be the Marquee Night Sponsor for the 2024 Gala.   Sponsorships are still available as is the opportunity to congratulate the honorees.

Marquee Night 2024 Honorees

Bronxville native and AOK Communications Founder/President Amy Kerrigan Cole has spent over 20 years in senior leadership positions and consulting for New York educational and cultural institutions and businesses. From 2011 to 2019, Amy served The Picture House as Director of Communications and Development and continued to support TPH as Strategic Communications and Development Consultant until 2023.

For over a decade as Director of Westchester County Tourism & Film, Natasha Caputo has been a driving force behind the county’s $1.1 billion film sector. The numerous, recent award-winning films and series she has helped bring to Westchester locations and production facilities include SuccessionThe Marvelous Mrs. MaiselOnly Murders in the BuildingMaestro, and The Bear.

Tickets for Marquee Night 2024

A range of ticket options for Marquee Night 2024 is available, from a Paparazzi ticket at $275/person to the limited Red-Carpet Tickets at $10,000 which include Theater Naming Rights for one year and 4 event tickets.  All event tickets include a pass for the screenings of Oscar Shorts 2024 on Sunday, March 10th at The Picture House Pelham.  The popular program features Oscar nominated short films, including animated, live action and documentary shorts.  Marquee Night 2024 Tickets can be purchased at or by calling 914-738-3161.

The Picture House Regional Film Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit supported by ticket sales, grants, membership fees – and by special events like Marquee Night 2024. Proceeds from the event will help The Picture House pursue its mission to create a shared community experience for diverse audiences through film, education programming, and unique cultural offerings.


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