Bellwether


The Bellwether Film Series presents innovative films coming from new voices with fresh approaches to fiction, non-fiction and experimental cinema.

The series showcases striking and important new films and engages artists and filmgoers in discussion.

Bellwether is co-curated by George Myers, Amherst Cinema’s General Manager, Pioneer Valley-based filmmaker Luke Meyer, and Andrew Hart, Hampshire College.

All Bellwether films are free to Amherst Cinema Members!

In BLACK MOTHER, photographer and filmmaker Khalik Allah explores his mother's home country, Jamaica, and invokes its beautiful, resilient, and rebellious spirit in a series of fleeting yet indelible interactions with the country's residents.
Thu, 4/26
Sold out! MILFORD GRAVES FULL MANTIS is a portrait of renowned percussionist Milford Graves, exploring his kaleidoscopic creativity and relentless curiosity.
Thu, 5/10

 

Past Bellwether screenings:

FEAR ITSELF w/director Charlie Lyne
THE DEPARTURE w/director Lana Wilson
WHOSE STREETS? w/co-director Damon Davis
THE WORK w/ Producer Eon McCleary
THE REAGAN SHOW w/ directors Pacho Velez and Sierra Pettengill
QUEST w/ director Jon Olshefski
RAT FILM w/ director Theo Anthony
Camden Internaional Film Festival Selected Shorts w/ CIFF program director Sean Flynn
PETER AND THE FARM w/ director Tony Stone
THE PRISON IN TWELVE LANDSCAPES w/ director Brett Story
DARK NIGHT w/ director Tim Sutton
THOSE WHO FEEL THE FIRE BURNING w/ director Morgan Knibbe
KATE PLAYS CHRISTINE w/ director Robert Greene
HOOLIGAN SPARROW w/ director Nanfu Wang
NUTS! w/ director Penny Lane
THE RUSSIAN WOODPECKER w/ director Chad Gracia
FLORENCE, ARIZONA w/ director Andrea B. Scott
WESTERN w/ directors Bill and Turner Ross
THE VANQUISHING OF THE WITCH BABA YAGA w/ director Jessica Oreck
CAMERAPERSON w/ director Kirsten Johnson
OBITUARY PROJECT w/ director Hope Tucker
T-REX w/ producer Sue Jay Johnson
FIELD NIGGAS w/ director Khalik Allah
(T)ERROR w/ directors David Felix-Sutcliffe and Lyric Cabral
DANNY SAYS w/ director Brendan Toller and subject Danny Fields.
BREAKING A MONSTER w/ director Luke Meyer
IN COUNTRY w/ director Meghan O'Hara
I REMEMBER: A FILM ABOUT JOE BRAINARD and WILD COMBINATION w/ director Matt Wolf
(A)SEXUAL w/ director Angela Tucker

 

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