The Berkshire International Film Festival and Shakespeare and Company have teamed up this summer to present The Berkshire Drive-In; a “Pop-up Drive-in” summer series on the campus of Shakespeare and Company in Lenox. Films are shown on the Shakespeare & Company campus, 70 Kemble Street in Lenox, Thursday through Sunday evenings beginning 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.
Tickets are $15 per person (kids under 10 are free). Get your tickets here.
Gates open at 7:30PM with show time at 8:30PM until August 15th when films will begin at 8:15PM. Cars will not be permitted on the grounds once the film begins. We have a ticket-less policy, so please print out your ticket at home or have them available on your phone. We will also have a check-in of names when you enter. The sound for the film is generated through your car radio or can also be heard on a portable radio. Parking at the drive-in is first come, first served and if you want to park next to friends, please arrive at the same time. Guests must stay in the cars at all times but an emergency bathroom will be available if necessary. Cars will be parked 10 feet apart and the engine must be shut off once parked. When not in your car you MUST wear a face mask. Operations of the event will strictly follow all the CDC guidelines. Rain dates will be decided by 4PM the day of the screening and will be scheduled for the following Monday.
Aug 6 – Beethoven in Beijing, directed by Jennifer Lin and Sharon Mullally
Aug 7 – Made in Italy, directed by James D-Arcy
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
Screenings sponsored by Canyon Ranch
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
Screenings sponsored by Toole Insurance
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 – TESLA, directed by Michael Almereyda
Screenings sponsored by Scott & Ellen Hand
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
Screenings sponsored by Stonehouse Properties
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 – TBA
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
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