This is your chance to witness an iconic masterpiece of American dance, Alvin Ailey’s Revelations, described by The New York Times as one of the great works of the human spirit. The company also performs Chroma, Grace, and Takademe. A special Mother's Day show!
Presented with Amherst College's Center for Humanistic Inquiry in conjunction with Shakespeare's First Folio, on view at the Mead Art Museum May 9 - 31.
Free tickets available only at the Amherst Cinema box office (not online). Limit two tickets per person.
Filmmakers and food lovers Jen and Grant dive into the issue of food waste from farm, through retail, all the way to the back of their own fridge. After catching a glimpse of the billions of dollars of good food that is tossed each year in North America, they pledge to quit grocery shopping and survive only on discarded food.
For generations, all that distinguished Eagle Pass, Texas, from Piedras Negras, Mexico, was the Rio Grande. But when darkness descends upon these harmonious border towns, a cowboy and lawman face a new reality that threatens their way of life.
How do you reconcile a commitment to non-violence when faced with violence? Why do the poor often seem happier than the rich? Must a society lose its traditions in order to move into the future? These are some of the questions posed to His Holiness the Dalai Lama by filmmaker and explorer Rick Ray.
Autumn Sonata was the only collaboration between cinema’s two great Bergmans: Ingmar and Ingrid. The grand dame, playing an icy concert pianist, is matched beat for beat in ferocity by the filmmaker’s recurring lead Liv Ullmann, as her eldest daughter.
Kaaapowie! Holy feature film, Batman ... one based on the tongue-in-cheek, campy 1960's television series. Watch Batman (Adam West) and Robin (Burt Ward) battle sharks, Catwoman, The Joker and The Riddler on the big screen. A Science on Screen presentation for the whole family!
Rock legend Marianne Lane (Tilda Swinton) is recuperating on the volcanic island of Pantelleria with her partner Paul (Matthias Schoenaerts) when old flame Harry (Ralph Fiennes) unexpectedly arrives and interrupts their holiday.
The crowning achievement of Orson Welles’s later film career, CHIMES AT MIDNIGHT returns to the screen in a brand new 4K restoration after being unavailable for decades. This brilliantly crafted Shakespeare adaptation was the culmination of Welles’s lifelong obsession with the Bard’s ultimate rapscallion, Sir John Falstaff, the loyal, often soused childhood friend to King Henry IV’s wayward son Prince Hal.
Set against the backdrop of the Louvre Museum’s history and artworks, master director Alexander Sokurov (RUSSIAN ARK) applies his uniquely personal vision onto staged re-enactments and archives for this fascinating portrait of real-life characters Jacques Jaujard and Count Franziskus Wolff-Metternich and their compulsory collaboration at the Louvre Museum under the Nazi Occupation.
Lights flicker and dim. Footsteps sound from a sealed-off attic. Mysterious events only vulnerable young Paula sees and hears make her fear she's losing her mind - exactly what treacherous spouse Gregory hopes.
Directed by Pawel Pawlikowski (My Summer of Love), this story of faith and despair is gracefully told, its simple, uncluttered spaces and luminous black-and-white photography harking back to Robert Bresson. Winner of the 2015 Oscar® for Foreign Language Film.
Through never-before-seen private footage, notes, letters, diaries and interviews with her children, INGRID BERGMAN - IN HER OWN WORDS presents a captivating look behind the scenes of the remarkable life of a young Swedish girl who became one of the most celebrated actresses of American and world cinema.
Nestled deep in the French Alps, the Grande Chartreuse is considered one of the world’s most ascetic monasteries. Director Philip Gröning, sans crew or artificial lighting, lived in the monks’ quarters for six months—filming their daily prayers, tasks, rituals and rare outdoor excursions.
Among the most influential films of the postwar era, Roberto Rossellini’s JOURNEY TO ITALY charts the declining marriage of a British couple (Ingrid Bergman and George Sanders) on a trip in the countryside near Naples.
Director Josie Rourke tackles Christopher Hampton's stage adaptation of Choderlos de Laclos’ 1782 novel of sex, intrigue and betrayal in pre-revolutionary France. Starring Elaine Cassidy (The Others), Janet McTeer (The White Queen) and Dominic West (The Wire).
THE LOBSTER is a love story set in the near future where single people are arrested and transferred to The Hotel. There they are obliged to find a matching mate in 45 days. If they fail, they are transformed into an animal of their choosing and released into The Woods. THE LOBSTER stars Colin Farrell and Rachel Weisz.
Set in the opulent drawing rooms of eighteenth-century English society, LOVE & FRIENDSHIP focuses on the machinations of a beautiful widow, Lady Susan Vernon (Kate Beckinsale), who, while waiting for social chatter about a personal indiscretion to pass, takes up temporary residence at her in-laws’ estate.
In 1913, Srinivasa Ramanujan (Dev Patel), a self-taught Indian mathematics genius, traveled to Trinity College, Cambridge. Over the course of five years he forged a bond with his mentor, the brilliant and eccentric professor, G.H. Hardy (Jeremy Irons), and fought against prejudice to reveal his mathematic genius to the world.
With a new iPhone, an apartment near the Grove, and a comfortable bank account left to her by her beloved late husband, Marnie Minervini (Susan Sarandon) has happily relocated from New Jersey to Los Angeles to be near her daughter, a successful (but still single) screenwriter, and smother her with motherly love.
NUTS! is a feature length documentary about Dr. John Romulus Brinkley, an eccentric genius who built an empire in Depression-era America with a goat testicle impotence cure and a million watt radio station. Filmmaker Penny Lane in person!
All is well at Mossy Bottom Farm, except for the fact that the animals will do anything to get out of work. Shaun devises a plan to put his master to sleep. However, the ruse backfires when the poor farmer finds himself transported to the big city, having lost his memory.
The Beatles’ Revolver is a groundbreaking album that routinely tops “Best Album” lists. In “Tomorrow Never Knows: Deconstructing The Beatles’ Revolver,” composer/producer and Beatles expert Scott Freiman takes music fans young and old on a journey through this remarkable album.