Upcoming Special Events

The dreamlike ABOUT ENDLESSNESS presents a kaleidoscope of all that is eternally human, an infinite story of the vulnerability of existence. A New York Times Critic's Pick!
Join us for a special Zoom seminar as we welcome Nina Kleinberg in conversation with film legend Tom Smith, best known for his tenure as General Manager of visual effects powerhouse Industrial Light and Magic during the early to mid-1980s. They'll discuss his work on two STAR WARS films, two STAR TREK films, E.T., POLETERGEIST, and more.
After a 75 year-old mother gets fired from her job, her son takes her on a bucket-list adventure to reclaim her life.
IN SILICO is a filmmaker’s 10-year quest to chronicle the birth of simulated consciousness.
2021 Oscar Winner for Best Supporing Actress! A tender and sweeping story about what roots us, MINARI follows a Korean-American family that moves to an Arkansas farm in search of their own American Dream.
PARIS CALLIGRAMMES is filmmaker Ulrike Ottinger’s love letter to the city where she came of age, and her explorations of her own artistic growth, fueled by bookstores, jazz clubs, workshops and cafés. A New York Times Critic's Pick!
Director John Skoog turns the camera on the small Swedish village where he was born, gathering stories and characters from rural Scandinavia and dissecting traditional documentary form. Free to Amherst Cinema Members.
College student Danielle must cover her tracks when she unexpectedly runs into her sugar daddy at a shiva—with her parents, ex-girlfriend and family friends also in attendance. A New York Times Critic's Pick!
After the global success RAMS, director Grímur Hákonarson returns to his native Iceland with another bitterly funny and deeply affecting humanist farmland fable.
Opens Friday, May 14. In Melvin Van Peebles’s edgy, angsty, romantic first feature, an African American soldier stationed in France is granted a promotion and a three-day leave from base by his casually racist commanding officer and heads to Paris, where he finds whirlwind romance with a white woman—but what happens to their love when his furlough is over?