The Berkshire Film Society presents special screenings of contemporary domestic and international independent films, many with special guests attending for post-screening Q & A's.

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Z SHORTS International Film Festival
Streaming in September 24/7

The Berkshire Film Society is delighted to have been chosen as a Festival Host for the Z-Shorts International Film Festival. This allows us to bring you 116 short films from 23 countries – almost 30 hours of entertainment -- streaming 24/7 throughout September … and is a fundraiser for our organization.  Enjoy watching short films from Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Cyprus, France, Ghana, Guatemala, Hungary, India, Iran, Israel, Italy, New Zealand, Peru, Poland, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, UK, USA.

Watch Filmmaker Interviews:

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The Price of Everything
Directed By Nathaniel Kahn

Playing Friday, July 16 at 8 pm 
Hosted by TurnPark Art Space, W. Stockbridge Discussion to follow

Postponed due to weather concerns

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With unprecedented access to pivotal artists and the white-hot market surrounding them, this film dives deep into the contemporary art world, hold a fun-house mirror up to our values and times.

Featuring collectors, dealers, auctioneers and a rich range of artists, including current market darlings Jeff Koons, Gerhard Richter, Njideka Akunyili Crosby and one-time art star Larry Poons, the film exposes deep contradictions as it holds a mirror up to contemporary values and times, coaxing out the dynamics at play in pricing the priceless.

Reserve your spot.

Seating limited to 70.

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Reserve your spot.

Seating limited to 70.

AGGIE 
Directed By Catherine Gund


Playing Saturday, July 17 at 8 pm 
Hosted by TurnPark Art Space, W. Stockbridge Discussion to follow

Postponed due to weather concerns

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An exploration of the nexus of art, race and justice through the story of art collector Agnes Gund who sold Roy Lichtenstein's painting "Masterpiece" in 2017 for $165 million to start the Art for Justice Fund to end mass incarceration.  The film captures Aggie as a true maverick, who demonstrates the unique role and potential of collectors and benefactors to use art to fight injustice.

Opening Weekend Sept. 25 & 26, 2021: Two Art Documentaries at TurnPark Art Space

Past Screenings at our partner organization the Film Society of Summit

 

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