Always at the Carlyle (w/ 6:30pm “Bemelmans in Bedford” Cocktails & 9:15pm Q&A)
Run Time: 92 min. Rating: PG-13
Join us for a special evening of live entertainment, a “Bemelmans in Bedford” cocktail party and screening of Always at the Carlyle + Q&A with Director Matthew Miele.
6:30pm PRE-PARTY: “Bemelmans in Bedford” cocktail party
7:30pm MOVIE SCREENING: Screening of Always at the Carlyle
9:15pm DIRECTOR Q&A: Join us for a discussion with Director Matthew Miele
The upper east side’s iconic Carlyle Hotel and its legendary Bemelmans Bar have been an international destination for a particular jet-set as well as a favorite haunt of the most discerning New Yorkers. This in-depth documentary explores the famed landmark, its history, its notorious guests — and their secrets.
The grandeur, the stories, the infamous bar scene…. celebrities from George Clooney to Anjelica Huston dish on the storied hotel and its opulent history in this in-depth documentary… but the staff never tells.
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The “Bemelmans” cocktail party includes live cabaret and piano music from the lovely Svetlana.
The Q&A will be moderated by Nancy Steiner. For over 30 years Bedford resident Nancy Steiner has been a producer and director of network television and documentary films with a focus on civil rights and American history. A founding partner at Cross River Productions, Nancy has helped produce over 50 short films for the Council on Foreign Relations. Nancy has also spent many nights as a guest at The Carlyle hotel, including some truly memorable evenings at Bemelman’s Bar.