Independent Films, Documentaries, Critics’ Choices, Special Screenings and Simulcasts
Now - April 27, Bantam, Rhinebeck and Millerton
Frank, a single man raising his child prodigy niece Mary, is drawn into a custody battle with his mother. Bantam Cinema, Upstate Films, and The Moviehouse. Check website for times.
Now - April 27, Millerton and Bantam
The Lost City of Z
A true-life drama, centering on British explorer Col. Percival Fawcett, who disappeared while searching for a mysterious city in the Amazon in the 1920s. The Moviehouse and Bantam Cinema. Check websites for times.
Now - April 27, Chatham, Red Hook, Pittsfield and Great Barrington
The Zookeeper’s Wife
The Zookeeper’s Wife tells the account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Antonina and Jan Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the German invasion. Crandell Theatre, Lyceum Cinemas, Beacon Cinema and Triplex Cinema. Check websites for times.
Now - April 27, Great Barrington
In the aftermath of WWI, a young German who grieves the death of her fiancé in France meets a mysterious Frenchman who visits the fiancé‘s grave to lay flowers. Triplex Cinema. Check website for times.
Now - April 27, Rhinebeck
A profile of an ancient city and its unique people, seen through the eyes of the most mysterious and beloved animal humans have ever known, the Cat. Upstate Films. Check website for times.
April 28 - May 4, Williamstown
A woman discovers that severe catastrophic events are somehow connected to the mental breakdown from which she’s suffering. Images Cinema. Check website for times.
April 30, Chatham
As America made its epic move from a nation of farmers to a land of factories, the pioneering American Impressionists crafted a sumptuous visual language that told the story of an era. Crandell Theatre. 12 p.m.
May 3, Williamstown
With some of the world’s largest fracking operations on his territory, a young indigenous leader and lawyer confronts the fractures within his community and himself as he struggles to reconcile traditional teachings with the law to protect the land. Images Cinema. 7 p.m.
May 5 - 8, Pittsfield
Cezanne And I
A historical drama traces the lifelong friendship between two renowned 19th century French artists - painter Paul Cézanne and writer Emile Zola - from their first meeting as schoolmates to their creative rivalry as fame and success continue to elude Cézanne. The Little Cinema at Berkshire Museum. Check website for times.