Family Friendly Programming

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$5 general admission!

Programs during the months of July, August, and September are free for Amherst Cinema Members (and their children!). Free tickets available only at the box office (not online).

Parents, different films will be appropriate for different ages. We recommend as a helpful resource in determing what's right for your child.


Tales of the Night

Saturday, September 24 at 10am

TALES OF THE NIGHT presents six exotic fables, told in a beautiful shadow puppet-like style, whisking viewers off to enchanted lands full of dragons, werewolves, captive princesses, sorcerers, and enormous talking bees.

The Sandlot

Monday, October 10 at 1pm

In the San Fernando Valley during the summer of 1962, Scottie Smalls moves to a new neighborhood and manages to make friends with a group of kids who play baseball at the sandlot.



Friday, November 11 at 1pm

Utilizing special macroscopic photographic techniques, filmmakers Claude Nuridsany and Marie Perennou created this fascinating and visually spectacular look at the hidden worlds in the life cycle of an ordinary meadow in France. Introduction by Brian Adams, author and Greenfield Community College Professor of Environmental Studies.