Images Cinema, a nonprofit independent movie theater in north Berkshire County, celebrates 100 years! To mark this momentous occasion, this community film house will host a number of special events and screenings throughout the year, culminating with a special cinematic celebration later this year!
It’s getting cold now, and soon you’ll find yourself and your kids getting cozy indoors and thinking “movie night!” Movies that feature rivers are expressions of our culture’s relationship with, and attitude towards, them; and a few of these movies are fine entertainment. Here’s a list of Kurt’s favorite river movies.
Using film to teach children about philosophy, “What’s the Big Idea?” helps to promote the development of critical thinking skills in middle school learners. Providing them with resources from which to gain philosophical and educational perspective on challenging life situations, the project encourages students to become empowered by learning to draw their own meaningful conclusions through powerful thought. Utilize the project’s resources to tackle peer pressure, bullying, and other tough stuff through philosophical discussion!
There’s a lot more to law than just Law and Order! The legal system is not all arrests and gavels – it’s a complicated system to navigate, and its intricacies can be fascinating. The Berkshire Bar Association (BBA)and the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum, along with the Berkshire Law Library, are offering a film series filled with popular films following a law theme. Best for older high school and college students interested in criminal justice, the film series brings to light the reality of working in the legal system, whether as a lawyer, judge, or officer…
A new series of films by budding filmmakers from Hampshire College that feature relationships between mother/daughters and how their generations see things differently in topics like labor and heritage, will be featured at Historic Northampton…
Criminal Justice Review in Film, 2013 There’s a lot more to law than just Law and Order! The legal system is not all arrests and gavels – it’s a complicated system to navigate, and its intricacies can be fascinating. The Berkshire Bar Association (BBA)and the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum, along with the Berkshire Law Library, are offering a film series filled with popular films following a law theme. The four-part series… Read More
The Story of Film: An Odyssey Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield, MA Oct 18 – Dec 13, 2012 The Berkshire Museum’s Little Cinema is offering an in-depth look at the history of films! The cinema will screen The Story of Film: An Odyssey in eight parts on Thursdays between October 18th and December 13th, starting with “Birth of Cinema:” The series, which totals just over 15 hours in length, has been divided into… Read More
Screening of Miss Representation Triplex Theater in Great Barrington Sunday, October 23rd at 11am The Berkshire International Film Festival (BIFF) Reel Friends Film Society presents a screening of the documentary, Miss Representation at the Triplex Theater on Sunday, October 23rd at 11am in Great Barrington. The film addresses how society’s longstanding misrepresentation of women has caused under-representation of women who hold positions of power and influence. Following the screening will be a… Read More
The Future of Agriculture: Forum & Film FARMING FORUM On Thursday, May 13th at 7:00 pm, CISA is hosting a Local Food and Agriculture Forum at the Northampton Senior Center (67 Conz Street) to discuss the important role consumers, farmers and local government play in supporting a healthy, sustainable and thriving local food system. Please join CISA staff, Rep. Steve Kulik (D-Worthington), Rep. John Scibak (D- South Hadley), Cris Coffin of American… Read More
Click Here Listen to PSA Cartoon-a-Palooza: May 23rd in Northampton Mark your calendars for Mo Willems’ Cartoon-a-Palooza on May 23rd, 2010 at 2 p.m. at the Academy of Music in Northampton, MA. An afternoon of award winning animation to benefit the Forbes Library children’s department. The Forbes Library Children’s Department was last spruced up 18 years ago and the space is showing wear. The paint is peeling, the carpets are fraying, even… Read More
Race To Nowhere is a groundbreaking documentary film that examines education, childhood and the unintended consequences of the achievement-obsessed way of life that permeates American education and culture. Unrelenting pressure, whether from well-intentioned parents, teachers, national leaders or from children themselves, is creating a generation suffering from unprecedented levels of stress, depression and burnout. TAKE ACTION Race to Nowhere invites you to add your voice to a growing movement of educators, parents,… Read More
Nancy Hoff, co-owner of Ashfield Hardware in Ashfield, MA writes: Mama Mia Reunion and Reenactment in Ashfield! I would like to submit a five minute film for the Ashfield Filmfest and need a cast of thousands of women and children! The five minutes will be our own rendition of the “Dancing Queen” scene of Mama Mia where Meryl Streep and girl friends dance through the streets as village women cast their work… Read More
Food, Inc.: Discover What “Big Agriculture” Doesn’t Want Farmers to Tell You Tomorrow, Monday June 29, at 7:00pm at the Amherst Cinema there will be a special screening of Food, Inc. to benefit Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture (CISA), followed by a discussion panel. In Food, Inc., filmmaker Robert Kenner lifts the veil on our nation’s food industry, exposing the highly mechanized underbelly that has been hidden from the American consumer with… Read More