Independent Films, Documentaries, Critics’ Choices, Special Screenings and Simulcasts
Now - May 4, Great Barrington and Millerton
Frank, a single man raising his child prodigy niece Mary, is drawn into a custody battle with his mother. Triplex Cinema and The Moviehouse. Check website for times.
Now - May 4, Rhinebeck, 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. Upstate Films, The Moviehouse and Bantam Cinema. Check websites for times.
Now - May 4, Millerton and Bantam
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. The Moviehouse and Bantam Cinema. Check websites for times.
Now - May 4, Pittsfield
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. Beacon Cinema. Check website for times.
Now - May 4, 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.
Now - May 5, Hudson
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.
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 4 - 21, Hudson
The Death of Louis XIV
Upon returning from a hunting expedition, King Louis XIV feels a sharp pain in his leg. He begins to die, surrounded by loyal followers in the royal chambers. TSL. Check website for times.
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.
May 21, Millerton
Thomas Chapin, Night Bird Song: The Incandescent Life of a Jazz Great
Destined to be among the great virtuosos of jazz, Thomas Chapin, an alto sax and flute master, was nearing the pinnacle of his meteoric rise when leukemia took him in 1998, at the age of 40. The Moviehouse. 11 a.m.