Little Cinema

Little Cinema

Now Playing: Canopy

Friday – Monday, September 19 – 22

Special Event: Life Story of the Black Swallowtail

14. Black Swallowtai and Zinnia ©Kim Smith 2013Saturday, September 20, 11:30 a.m.

Life Story of the Black Swallowtail Butterfly is a 45-minute narrated film that takes place in a garden and at the sea’s edge. Every stage of the butterfly’s life cycle is experienced in vibrant close-up, from conception to pupation to metamorphosis. The film is suitable for all ages so all can gain a deeper understanding of the symbiotic relationship between wildflowers and pollinators and the vital role they play in our ecosystem. Filmed in Gloucester, Massachusetts. Discussion and Q & A with the filmmaker to follow showing.

The film will be preceded by a workshop on creating your own Bird, Bee and Butterfly garden at home.

Coming Soon: Honey (Miele)

Friday – Saturday, September 26 – 27

Honey Trailer from Ira Deutchman on Vimeo.

Coming Soon: Me and You

Sunday – Monday, September 28 – 29


Printable Calendar of Films

Nestled in the heart of The Berkshire Museum, Little Cinema has been presenting the best in independent, art house and foreign films for over 60 years.

Featuring a single screen movie theater right inside The Berkshire Museum, The Little Cinema shows one carefully chosen first run, independent or foreign film a week.

Friday – Monday 7 p.m. & a Monday matinee at 3:00 p.m.
Tickets: $7.50, Berkshire Museum members $5

For questions and comments please contact our
Little Cinema Curator at