Supporting the Arts in Western Massachusetts and Beyond

May 6, 2022

PREVIEW: Berkshire Museum, Little Cinema

PREVIEW: Little Cinema 
Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA
dates vary, May-August, 2022

The big screen in Berkshire Museum's Little Cinema hosts screenings of worldwide theatre and art throughout the summer. The museum announced its lineup of screenings in partnership with Exhibition on Screen, National Theatre Live, and Great Art on Screen.
Exhibition on Screen is a look into the life and impact of great artists of the ages. Little Cinema
begins on Thursday, May 19 with Frida Kahlo, a detailed look at the famed artist. Using her letters and key works as guides, this film reveals the secrets behind the bold colors and the symbolism contained within her work. Two screenings of Frida Kahlo will feature Spanish subtitles.
National Theatre Live screenings bring the stage performances of various celebrated London theatres to Pittsfield, offering an up-close look at some of the world’s top performers, including Bill Nighy and Carey Mulligan in the upcoming screening of films including the buzzy, innovative production of Cyrano de Bergerac starring James McAvoy.
Great Art on Screen, a series of event documentaries exclusively for cinemas, is an in-depth look into the works and legacy of famed artists. Summer screenings include Raphael: The Young Prodigy, which follows the life story and work of one of the most influential Renaissance painters.