Friends,

Two new films open in Virtual Cinema today: THE CORDILLERA OF DREAMS , winner of the Best Documentary award at the Cannes Film Festival, and New York Times Critic's Pick BEANPOLE . And we have a wide selection of other titles available to you right now through Virtual Cinema. Check out the info below!

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Happy movie-watching!

Your friends at Amherst Cinema
Now playing via Virtual Cinema

through 4/30
Winner of the Best Documentary award at the Cannes Film Festival, THE CORDILLERA OF DREAMS investigates the relationship between historical memory, political trauma, and geography in master filmmaker Patricio Guzmán's native Chile.
through 4/30
In post-WWII Leningrad, two women, Iya and Masha, intensely bonded after fighting side by side as anti-aircraft gunners, attempt to readjust to a haunted world. A shocking accident brings them closer and also seals their fates. A New York Times Critic's Pick!
through 4/23
After the residents of a small village in Brazil (among them Sônia Braga) notice that their village has vanished from online maps, violent mercenaries (led by Udo Kier) begin attacking inhabitants in the shadows. The townspeople must band together to protect their remote community. A New York Times Critic's Pick!
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The world is stuck inside staring out, like a cat on a windowsill. To raise everyone's spirits, longtime CatVideoFest curator extraordinaire, Will Braden, has crafted a 45-minute "treat" of a reel that includes the very best videos from CVF history.
through 4/23
This documentary, narrated by Sarah Jessica Parker, features incredible photographs chosen from over three million previously unpublished images and documents from iconic street photographer and fashion historian Bill Cunningham.
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Flailing thirty-four-year-old Bridget finally catches a break when she meets a nice guy and lands a much-needed job nannying six-year-old Frances. But an unwanted pregnancy introduces an unexpected complication.
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A new restoration of one of the most successful films in Brazilian history, this erotic comedy follows the strange events that befall Dona Flor (Sônia Braga) after she is left a widow by the death of her wild, irresponsible husband.
through 4/23
In this hit documentary, take a vivid journey into the mysterious subterranean world of mycelium and its fruit—the mushroom.

last day 4/16!
A hard-up delivery driver and his wife look to the gig economy in this touching, timely drama from Ken Loach. A New York Times Critic's Pick!
last day 4/16!
Pedro Costa’s acclaimed new drama stars a nonprofessional actor in an extraordinary performance based on her own life. "Essential cinema," says the New York Times of this Critic's Pick!
last day 4/16!
A passionate tale of love and liberation set amidst the conservative confines of modern Georgian society.

In case you missed it, check out General Manager George Myers' interview with Diarah N'Daw-Spech, founder of ArtMattan Productions. Diarah speaks about her almost 30 years of distributing and exhibiting Afrocentric films, including MAMA AFRICA: MIRIAM MAKEBA, which Amherst Cinema sold out in 2018, and LA PIROGUE, which we showed in 2013.
There's even more National Theatre Live to enjoy! TREASURE ISLAND, TWELFTH NIGHT, and ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS stream for free on YouTube starting this Thursday through next Thursday, April 23. Get all the info here.
Today, we're taking a break from At-Home Cinema Selections to share with you Amherst Cinema All Stars (below)—some of the most popular films we've shown in the past few years. Read on for all the info.
Find out where to stream some of Amherst Cinema's biggest hits! These modern-day classics are well worth revisiting, or enjoying for the first time if you missed them on our big screen.
PARASITE
dir. Bong Joon Ho, 2019
Winner of four Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Director, Bong Joon Ho's stunning PARASITE is now streaming on Hulu . A social satire that is both thrilling and devastating, PARASITE ran for 19 weeks and was just a couple weeks shy of becoming Amherst Cinema's longest-running film before we closed on March 13.

SNOWPIERCER, one of Bong Joon Ho's previous films which also screened at Amherst Cinema, is available on Netflix .
MOONLIGHT
dir. Barry Jenkins, 2016
Barry Jenkins' masterpiece, MOONLIGHT, is available to stream on Netflix . It won Best Picture at the 2017 Oscars and played at Amherst Cinema for 19 weeks in 2016 and 2017. A timeless story of human connection and self-discovery, MOONLIGHT chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami.

Jenkins' follow up, IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK, for which Regina Hall won Best Supporting Actress, is available on Hulu .
THE SHAPE OF WATER
dir Guillermo del Toro, 2017
THE SHAPE OF WATER, from master storyteller Guillermo del Toro, is available to stream through FX or rent on Amazon Prime . Winner of the Best Picture Oscar in 2018, THE SHAPE OF WATER is an otherworldly fairy tale set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962. Magical, thrilling, and romantic, it played at Amherst Cinema for 13 weeks.
Looking for streaming selections from our staff, board, and volunteers? Check out our archive of At-Home Cinema Selections and look for more in upcoming e-newsletters throughout our temporary closure.
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