Late Nights

Friday nights at 9:45, join us for the best cult, genre, and other outré film on the Amherst Cinema big screen.

Whether Tommy Wiseau's instant cult favorite is the worst melodrama ever conceived, or the wiliest black comedy since CITIZEN KANE will be a matter of debate for generations of unsuspecting viewers.  Either way, it will tear you apart!
Fri, 3/22
Set in medieval Iceland, THE JUNIPER TREE follows Margit (Björk in her first on-screen performance) and her older sister Katla as they flee for safety after their mother is burned to death for witchcraft.
Fri, 3/29
Multi-national martial arts rock band Dragon Sound have had enough of the motorcycle ninjas running Florida's narcotics trade, and embark on a roundhouse wreck-wave of crime-crushing justice.
Fri, 4/5
THE BOXER’S OMEN is THE HOLY MOUNTAIN, ALTERED STATES and ROCKY all rolled into one. It’s all of '70s gonzo kickass cinema compressed into an insane little ball and blasted through a garishly-colored '80s Hong Kong filter. It’s one of the craziest damned things you’ll ever witness in a movie theater.
Fri, 4/12
Shortly before completing the sequel to his classic 1979 chomper romper ZOMBIE, the legendary Lucio Fulci became ill and left the Philippines-based production. When writers Claudio Fragasso & Rosella Drudi (TROLL 2) and director Bruno Mattei (THE OTHER HELL) stepped in to finish, the result became one of the most insanely enjoyable zombie romps in EuroCult history.
Fri, 4/19
One of the great treasures of the Ozploitation wave, NEXT OF KIN is “SUSPIRIA Down Under”, expertly blending a ghost story, a psychological thriller, a giallo and the desolate Outback’s inherent spookiness to create Australia’s most criminally underseen genre film.
Fri, 4/26
Frank Zito (co-writer/co-executive producer Joe Spinell of ROCKY and THE GODFATHER fame) is a deeply disturbed man, haunted by the traumas of unspeakable childhood abuse. When these horrific memories begin to scream inside his mind, Frank prowls the seedy streets of New York City. Post-screening Skype with Director William Lustig!
Fri, 5/3
A neurotic society woman (Mink Stole) murders her husband with the help of her maid. On the lam, they escape to Mortville, a homeless community ruled over by Queen Carlotta (Edith Massey). This 1977 John Waters classic is presented on 35mm!
Fri, 5/10
Chris Marker—filmmaker, poet, novelist, photographer, editor, and videographer and digital multimedia artist—has been challenging moviegoers, philosophers, and himself for years with his complex queries about time, memory, and the rapid advancement of life on this planet. SANS SOLEIL is his mind-bending free-form travelogue that journeys from Africa to Japan.
Fri, 5/17
Ryan Gosling stars as The Driver, a Los Angeles wheelman for hire, stunt driving for movie productions by day and steering getaway vehicles for armed heists by night.
Fri, 5/24
Andrzej Żuławski's sci-fi epic follows a group of astronauts who, after crash-landing on the moon, forge a new society, one whose subsequent generations create a new civilization, until a politician from Earth arrives and is hailed as the Messiah.
Fri, 5/31