Independent Films, Documentaries, Critics’ Choices, Special Screenings and Simulcasts
Now - March 22, Bantam
7 Days in Entebbe
Inspired by the true events of the 1976 hijacking of an Air France flight en route from Tel Aviv to Paris, and the most daring rescue mission ever attempted. Crandell Theatre and Bantam Cinema. Check website for times.
Now - March 22, Williamstown
A Fantastic Woman
Marina, a transgender woman who works as a waitress and moonlights as a nightclub singer, is bowled over by the death of her older boyfriend. Images Cinema. Check website for times.
Now - March 22, Rhinebeck and Great Barrington
Janet hosts a party to celebrate her new promotion, but once the guests arrive it becomes clear that not everything is going to go down as smoothly as the red wine. Upstate Films and Triplex Cinema. Check websites for times.
Now - March 22, Hudson
In the Intense Now
A personal essay which analyses and compares images of the political upheavals of the 1960s. From the military coup in Brazil to China’s Cultural Revolution, from the student uprisings in Paris to the end of the Prague Spring. TSL. Check website for times.
Now - March 22, Millerton
After an emotional exchange between a Lebanese Christian and a Palestinian refugee escalates, the men end up in a court case that gets national attention. The Moviehouse. Check website for times.
March 23, Pittsfield
Wild & Scenic Film Festival
This event at BCC will include two hours of short films and lively conversation about the environment. Come view films celebrating the natural world and the activists working to protect it. Berkshire Community College. 6 - 9 p.m.
March 24 - April 1, Hudson
The Disaster Artist
When Greg Sestero, an aspiring film actor, meets the weird and mysterious Tommy Wiseau in an acting class, they form a unique friendship and travel to Hollywood to make their dreams come true. TSL. Check website for times.
March 25, Chatham
Farm Film Fest 10
This fest will screen films about farms, farmers and farming issues that educate and entertain. The program is a mix of films made by professional and amateur filmmakers that address local and national interests. Crandell Theatre. 1 - 4 p.m.
April 7, Millerton
This visually stunning new documentary film is a reflection on the meaning of gardening and features influential horticulturalist Frank Cabot. In the film, Cabot, founder of the nonprofit The Garden Conservancy, recounts his personal quest for perfection at his 20-acre English-style garden. Discussion and Q & A to follow with Bunny Williams and Gregory Long, President and CEO of the New York Botanical Garden. The Moviehouse. 7 p.m.