FETHIVAL FLASH: Berkshire Intl Film Festival runs this weekend

The 14th annual Berkshire International Film Festival gets underway this weekend, beginning today in Great Barrington and tomorrow in Pittsfield.

The opening night film in Great Barrington this evening is the New England Premiere of the documentary  “What She Said: The Art Of Pauline Kael“, screening at 6:00 PM at the Maheiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle St. Great Barrington. Tickets can be purchased here.  Director Rob Garver, writer, editor, and author Craig Seligman, and writer Stephanie Zacharek will be in attendance for a Q&A following the film.

The opening night film at PIttsfield’s Beacon Theatre tomorrow night at 6:00 PM is the documentary “The Apollo“. Tickets can be purchased here, and includes the Opening Night party at Trattoria Rustica following the screening.

The Berkshire International Film Festival is now the oldest and longest running festival in Western Massachusetts and they do their best to bring in top notch films for the enjoyment of their fans and filmgoers. Among this years’ favorites on the festival circuit that will be appearing at Berkshire International this year are “The Biggest Little Farm”, “Ask Dr Ruth”, “Jirga”, “One Child Nation”, “Shadow”, and “Them That Follow”  among others, plus shorts programs, a tribute to Martin Scorsese, and more!

Generally, screenings in Great Barrington are held at the Triplex Cinema, while most screenings in Pittsfield are held at the Beacon Theatre. For more information on the films, tickets, directions, and more, check out the fests’ official website at https://biffma.org/ !

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