Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival
Screening together: A low-key, tragicomic story presents us with a glimpse of the life of Bahadir, director of TV movies, who dreams of making artistically ambitious films like those of his idol, Andrei Tarkovsky. This is accompanied by a documentary short that questions the received history of Turkish cinema, based on a mysterious and missing film allegedly shot on November 14, 1914, the so-called birthday of Turkish Cinema. 

February 17, 2016
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

A lost film reel beneath Cambodia's killing fields will reveal different perspectives on truth and reconciliation for an independent young woman struggling to discover her place in love, family, and the ghosts of her nation's past.

February 24, 2016
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

With a year apart and a continent between them, a young couple must rely on virtual communication to keep the flame of their relationship alive, but without each other's touch or shared daily realities, can technology keep them together?

March 2, 2016
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

Screening together: “Decor” and “Opus”

March 9, 2016
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

Set in Rwanda's capital, this self-referential film-within-a-film depicts the vision of a determined filmmaker, Balthazar, as he strives to produce his first feature about a brother and sister in the aftermath of genocide.

March 23, 2016
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

A tribute in honor of the recent passing of filmmaker Haskell Wexler, UMass alum Pamela Yates' latest documentary offers a revelatory tour of the two-time Oscar-winning cinematographer's political documentary work.

March 30, 2016
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

A cautionary tribute, this documentary relates the pursuit of the American dream by two Israeli-born cousins who turned the Hollywood power structures upside down.

April 6, 2016
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

At the center of Chantal Akerman's pioneering work is her mother, a Holocaust survivor portrayed here in her Brussels apartment in the last years of her life.

April 13, 2016
7:30 pm

Amherst Cinema
Cheryl, played by the director, struggles to make a video-documentary about a beautiful 1930's film actress.

April 20, 2016
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137