In accordance with Massachusetts regulations, strict restrictions are in effect for in-person campus events. Most of the the events listed here are taking place remotely on Zoom and other online platforms. See each listing for details. All times are United States Eastern Time Zone.
Film
As UMass Amherst continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, and in accordance with orders issued by the Governor of Massachusetts, restrictions are in place for events taking place on campus.

March 12—May 14, 2021

All Campus

The 28th Annual Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival presents a screening and Q&A of Bandar Band (2020, Manijeh Hekmat, Iran/Germany, 75 mins, in Farsi w/ English subtitles).

March 10, 2021
12:00 pm

Online

The 28th Annual Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival presents a screening and Q&A of Forensickness (2020, Chloé Galibert-Laîné, France, 40 mins, in French with English subtitles) and A Very Long Exposure Time (2020, Chloé Galibert-Laîné, France, 7 mins, in English/French).

March 17, 2021
12:30 pm

Online

Robin is an award-winning director of documentary films at Finish Line Features. This film challenges us to confront our hidden biases and understand what we risk when we follow our gut. Through exposing her own biases, award-winning documentary filmmaker Robin Hauser highlights the nature of implicit bias, the grip it holds on our social and professional lives, and what it will take to induce change.

March 18, 2021
12:00 pm

Online

The 28th Annual Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival presents a screening and Q&A of Lift Like a Girl (2020, Mayye Zayed, Egypt/Germany/Denmark, 92 mins, in Arabic w/ English subtitles).

March 24, 2021

Online

The 28th Annual Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival presents a screening and Q&A of Your Mother’s Comfort (2020, Adam Golub, United States/Brazil, 75 mins, in Portuguese w/ English subtitles)   

March 31, 2021
7:30 pm

Online

The 28th Annual Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival presents a screening and Q&A of Your Mother’s Comfort (2020, Adam Golub, United States/Brazil, 75 mins, in Portuguese w/ English subtitles)   

April 7, 2021

Online

Inspired by the beloved children’s books by Mo Willems, and realized through mind-bending projection, DIY cinema, music, and immersive sound by critically-acclaimed multimedia artists Manual Cinema, Leonardo & Sam tells the story of a monster who longs to be scary and the big decisions about identity and empathy that we all must make.

April 11, 2021
3:00 pm

Online