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Tannery Pond

Aston Magna

Movie Theaters

Bank Street Theater
New Milford, CT

Bantam Cinema
Bantam, CT

Bardavon Theater
Poughkeepsie, NY

Beacon Cinema
Pittsfield, MA

Berkshire International Film Festival
Great Barrington, MA

Berkshire Jewish Film Festival
Lenox, MA

The Chatham Film Club
Chatham, NY

Torrington, CT

Crandell Theatre
Chatham, NY

Fairview 3
Hudson, NY

Chatham, NY

FilmWorks Forum
Millerton, NY

Gilson Cafe and Cinema
Winsted, CT

Hudson Movieplex
Hudson, NY

Images Cinema
Williamstown, MA

Litchfield Hills Film Festival
Kent, CT

Little Cinema at the Berkshire Museum
Pittsfield, MA

Lyceum Cinemas
Red Hook, NY

The Mahaiwe
Great Barrington, MA

The Moviehouse
Millerton, NY

Regal Berkshire Mall 10
Lanesborough, MA

Roosevelt Cinemas
Hyde Park, NY

Chatham, NY

Time & Space Limited
Hudson, NY

The Triplex
Great Barrington, MA

Upstate Films
Rhinebeck, NY

Movie Intelligence

Independent Films, Documentaries, Critics’ Choices, Special Screenings and Simulcasts

Now - June 1, Bantam and Great Barrington
Norman Oppenheimer is a small time operator who befriends a young politician at a low point in his life. Three years later, when the politician becomes an influential world leader, Norman’s life dramatically changes for better and worse. Bantam Cinema and Triplex Cinema. Check websites for times.

Now - June 1, Rhinebeck
The Wedding Plan
When her fiancé bows out on the eve of her wedding, Michal refuses to cancel the wedding arrangements. An Orthodox Jew, she insists that God will supply her a husband. As the clock ticks down. Upstate Films. Check website for times.

Now - June 1, Great Barrington
A Quiet Passion
The story of American poet Emily Dickinson from her early days as a young schoolgirl to her later years as a reclusive, unrecognized artist. Triplex Cinema. Check website for times.

Now - June 1, Millerton
Year By The Sea
Hoping to reclaim who she was before marriage and children, an empty nester retreats to Cape Cod where she embarks upon a quest to set herself free. A Q&A with Executive Producer Cressey Belden and Writer/Director/Composer Alexander Janko will follow the May 26 screening. The Moviehouse. Check website for times.

Now - June 1, Williamstown, Millerton and Rhinebecm
The Lovers
Debra Winger and Tracy Letts play a long-married, passionless couple who are both in the midst of serious affairs. But on the brink of calling it quits, a spark between them suddenly reignites, leading them into an impulsive romance. Images Cinema, The Moviehouse, and Upstate Films. Check websites for times.

Now - June 1, Chatham
Their Finest
A former secretary, newly appointed as a scriptwriter for propaganda films, joins the cast and crew of a major production while the Blitz rages around them. Crandell Theatre. Check website for times.

May 26, Great Barrington
The Happy Film
Austrian designer Stefan Sagmeister is doing well. But in the back of his mind he suspects there must be something more. He decides to turn himself into a design project. Can he redesign his personality to become a better person? Is it possible to train his mind to get happier? But real life creeps in and confounds the process: art, sex, love, and death prove impossible to disentangle. His unique designs and painfully personal experiences mark a journey that travels closer to himself than ever intended. The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center. 6:30 p.m.

May 27 & 28, Hudson
Bang! The Bert Berns Story
Finding Oscar is a feature length documentary about the search for justice in the devastating case of the Dos Erres massacre in Guatemala. That search leads to the trail of two little boys who were plucked from a nightmare and offer the only living evidence that ties the Guatemalan government to the massacre. TSL. Check website for times.

June 1 - 4, Great Barrington & Pittsfield
The Berkshire International Film Festival
The Berkshire International Film Festival (BIFF) is a world-class festival that showcases the latest in independent feature, documentary, short, and family films, and lively panel discussions and special events focusing on filmmakers and talented artists from both sides of the camera. Check website for locations and times.

June 1 - 18, Hudson
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. TSL. Check website for times.

June 2 - 5, Pittsfield
Alive And Kicking
Alive and Kicking gives the audience an intimate, insider’s view into the culture of the current swing dance world while shedding light on issues facing modern society. The Little Cinema at Berkshire Museum. Check website for times.

June 3, Old Chatham
Real Boy
As 19-year-old Bennett Wallace navigates early sobriety, late adolescence, and the evolution of his gender identity, his mother makes her own transformation from resistance to acceptance of her trans son. Along the way, both mother and son find support in their communities, reminding us that families are not only given, but chosen. Old Chatham Quakers. 6 p.m.

June 8 - 25, Hudson
Cate Blanchett performs manifestos as a series of striking monologues. TSL. Check website for times.

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