Amherst Cinema Members get in free to these great screenings!
Members, click through to the film to reserve your free ticket.
Not a Member? Click here to join or renew.
Directing his camera towards the strip of pavement below his balcony, director Pawel Lozinski strikes up conversations with a colorful procession of locals, relatives, passersby, and houseless people. Creating a space for dialogue, his sidewalk becomes a stage presenting every facet of contemporary Polish life. Followed by a pre-filmed discussion between director Pawel Lozinski and Amherst Cinema's George Myers. Free to Amherst Cinema Members!
This dazzling East German-Soviet co-production is an adaptation of Lion Feuchtwanger’s eponymous novel, a sprawling epic scripted by Angel Wagenstein dedicated to the life and work of the legendary Spanish painter Francisco de Goya. Followed by a Q&A with Luke P. Parker, Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian at Amherst College.
AFTER THE END OF THE WORLD follows the decades of reconstruction after WWII and the pitfalls of the new communist government in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. This is accomplished by tracking the relationship between two childhood best friends across time—Albert, who is Jewish, and Araxi, who is Armenian. Followed by a Q&A with Mariana Ivanova, Academic Director, DEFA Film Library at UMass Amherst.