(LENOX, Mass.) – Academy Award-winning director Barbara Kopple’s new film “Desert One” will kick off the Berkshire Drive-In – a new a “Pop-up Drive-in” summer film series presented by the Berkshire International Film Festival on the campus of Shakespeare & Company in Lenox – on Thursday, July 23, at 8:30pm.
Films will be screened Thursday through Sunday evenings beginning Thursday, July 23, and continuing through September 13, 2020. The series will present nearly 40 curated films including a unique variety of documentaries, narrative features, Sundance hits, Shakespeare-themed films, family films, and award-winning animated films curated by Palm Springs International Animation Festival.
The documentary “Olympia” about legendary actress Olympia Dukakis will be screened in partnership with the Williamstown Theatre Festival on Friday, July 24. “Women in Blue” will be screened on Saturday, July 25, followed by an award-winning Animated Shorts Collection, in partnership with the Palm Springs International Animated Festival, on Sunday, July 26.
Tickets are $15 per person (kids under 10 are free) and are on sale at Berkshire International Film Festival .
Gates open at 7:30pm with show time at 8:30pm until August 15, when films will begin at 8:15pm. Cars will not be permitted on the grounds once the film begins.
July 23 – Desert One, directed by Barbara Kopple
July 24 – Olympia, directed by Harry Mavromichalis – in partnership with the Williamstown Theatre Festival
July 25 – Women in Blue, directed by Deirdre Fishel
July 26 – Award-Winning Animated Short Collection – in partnership with the Palm Springs International Animation Festival
July 30 – Iconicity, directed by Leo Zahn
July 31 – Richard III, directed by Richard Loncraine
Aug 1 – Ai Wei Wei: Yours Truly, directed by Cheryl Haines
Aug 2 – Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind, directed by Martha Kehoe and Joan Tosoni
Aug 6 – Beethoven in Beijing, directed by Jennifer Lin
Aug 7 – TBD
Aug 8 – Monsters and Men, directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green
Aug 9 – Award-Winning Animated Short Collection – in partnership with the Palm Springs International Animation Festival
Aug 13 – The Hoy Boys, directed by David Simonds
Aug 14 – Olympia – directed by Harry Mavromichalis – in partnership with the Williamstown Theatre Festival
Aug 15 – The Prison Within, directed by Katherin Hervey
Aug 16 – Pick of the Litter – directed by Don Hardy and Dana Nachman
Aug 20 – Orchestrating Change, directed by Margie Friedman and Barbara Multer-Wellin
Aug 21 – Don’t Be Nice, directed by Max Powers
Aug 22 – Radium Girls, directed by Lydia Dean Pilcher and Ginny Mohler
Aug 23 – TBD
Aug 27 – The Donut Dollies, directed by Norman Anderson
Aug 28 – Shakespeare Behind Bars, directed by Hank Rogerson
Aug 29 – Premature, directed by Rashaad Ernesto Green
Aug 30 – Field of Dreams, directed by Phil Alden Robinson
Sept 3 – Jimmy Carter: Rock and Roll President, directed by Mary Wharton
Sept 4 – Women in Blue, directed by Deirdre Fishel
Sept 5 – Jimmy Carter: Rock and Roll President, directed by Mary Wharton
Sept 6 – Playing with Fire, directed by Gina Maria Leonetti
Sept 10 – TBD
Sept 11 – Echo in The Canyon, directed by Andrew Slater
Sept 12 – The Black Power MixTape, directed by Goran Olson
Sept 13 – Award-Winning Animated Short Collection – in partnership with the Palm Springs International Animation Festival