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‘Museum Town’ documents how MASS MoCA got to North Adams

Phillip Pyle November 6, 2019

Last Friday, Museum Town began showing at Images. While the College community may be familiar with the film's focus, the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA), many are not familiar with...

Box Office Hours: ‘Woman at War’ with Magnús Bernhardsson

Phillip Pyle April 24, 2019

Playing at Images through  tomorrow, Woman at War, directed by Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir, chronicles the story of Halla, an Icelandic woman, and her fight against the industrialization of Iceland....

Box Office Hours: ‘Princess Mononoke’ with Murad Mumtaz

Box Office Hours: ‘Princess Mononoke’ with Murad Mumtaz
Kaira Mediratta April 17, 2019

PHOTO COURTESY OF PRINCESS MONONOKE (1997). Princess Mononoke was the second film showing at Images as part of its “Studio Ghibli Celebration.”  As part of its new program “Studio Ghibli...

‘Denying Access’ filmmaker discusses Indigenous activism

‘Denying Access’ filmmaker discusses Indigenous activism
Purple Cow and Luke Valadie March 13, 2019

PHOTO COURTESY OF SENECA MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS CENTER. Denying Access director Jason Corwin discussed his environmental documentary on Sunday at Images. Students, faculty and Williamstown residents...

Box Office Hours: ‘Burning’ with Anthony Y. Kim

Box Office Hours: ‘Burning’ with Anthony Y. Kim
Phillip Pyle March 6, 2019

Photo courtesy of CGV Arthouse. South Korean filmmaker Chang-dong Lee’s Burning is a daunting, enigmatic tale saturated with social critiques. Lee’s first film since 2010, Burning channels Lee’s...

Box Office Hours: ‘Capernaum’ with Cheryl Shanks

Box Office Hours: 'Capernaum' with Cheryl Shanks
Phillip Pyle February 27, 2019

It’s taking everything in my willpower to restrain from commenting on Sunday’s Academy Awards. After seeing Capernaum, a film by Lebanese actor, writer and director Nadine Labaki, I can discuss the...

Box Office Hours: ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ with Anthony Y. Kim

Box Office Hours: ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ with Anthony Y. Kim
Phillip Pyle February 13, 2019

Stephan James and Kiki Layne help bring James Baldwin’s novel to visual life in Barry Jenkins’ screen adaptation of If Beale Street Could Talk. (PHOTO COURTESY OF TATUM MANGUS/ANNAPURNA PICTURES) My...

‘Vox Lux’ explores intersection of pop music, trauma, religion

Pop sensation Celeste (Natalie Portman), left, prays with daughter Albertine (Raffey Cassidy) in Vox Lux. Photo courtesy of Rolling Stone.
Sydney Ellison January 23, 2019

Pop sensation Celeste (Natalie Portman), left, prays with daughter Albertine (Raffey Cassidy) in Vox Lux. Photo courtesy of Rolling Stone. Walking out of director Brady Corbet's film Vox Lux for the...

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