New 4K restoration. March 19.
March 20, kicking off the Complete Andrei Tarkovsky.
Free to Members! February 21.
Late Nights! March 22.
Complete Tarkovsky. April 24 & 27.
Science on Screen. March 26.

Playing Today

The leader of New Orleans’ famed Preservation Hall Jazz Band seeks to fulfill his late father's dream of retracing their musical roots to the shores of Cuba.
A look at the Apollo 11 mission to land on the moon led by commander Neil Armstrong and pilot Buzz Aldrin, told through a newly discovered trove of 65mm footage and more than 11,000 hours of uncatalogued audio recordings.
The highly anticipated new film from the creators of the Oscar-nominated EMBRACE OF THE SERPENT,  BIRDS OF PASSAGE is an epic, visually exquisite story about the origin of the Colombian drug trade, told through the perspective of a proud indigenous family.
Laura (Penélope Cruz) and her children travel from Buenos Aires to the village where she was born, on a Spanish vineyard, to attend her sister’s wedding, but unexpected events lead this gathering toward a crisis that exposes the family’s hidden past.
A psychotherapist suffers violent nightmares inspired by legendary works of art. Four of his patients, expert thieves, offer to steal the works, since he believes that once he owns them, the nightmares will disappear.
This propulsive, globetrotting thriller starring Dev Patel is a breathless tour through the shadowy underworlds and hidden realms of Pakistan and India.

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Upcoming Special Events

A Soviet production started a week after the Cuban missile crisis, I AM CUBA was designed to be Cuba’s answer to both Sergei Eisenstein’s POTEMKIN, and Jean-Luc Godard’s BREATHLESS. But the film turned out to be something quite unique — a wildly schizophrenic celebration of Communist kitsch, mixing Slavic solemnity with Latin sensuality.
Tue, 3/19
The debut feature by the great Andrei Tarkovsky is a poetic journey through the shards and shadows of one boy’s war-ravaged youth.
Wed, 3/20
A cinematic essay in defense of remembering, THE ROYAL ROAD offers up a primer on Junipero Serra’s Spanish colonization of California and the Mexican American War alongside intimate reflections on nostalgia, the pursuit of unavailable women, butch identity and Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo, all against a contemplative backdrop of 16mm urban California landscapes. Director Jenni Olson in person! FREE to Amherst Cinema Members.
Thu, 3/21
Whether Tommy Wiseau's instant cult favorite is the worst melodrama ever conceived, or the wiliest black comedy since CITIZEN KANE will be a matter of debate for generations of unsuspecting viewers.  Either way, it will tear you apart!
Fri, 3/22