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Sandisfield Arts Center 5 Hammertown Road, Sandisfield, MA, United States

The James Mason/Judy Garland feature A Star is Born is this season's selection.  Bring a dish to share and the beverage of your choice.  The audience can discuss the merits of the four different versions of this story. Run time 178 minutes or just shy of 3 hours.  

“Our Town at the Minack” A film documenting the preparations by the Sandisfield Players and their trip to the Minack Theater in Cornwall, England

We are thrilled to present the long-awaited premiere of this film by Jerry Herman as the opening of our "in the Arts Center" performance season! Our Town by Thornton Wilder was first performed by the Sandisfield Players at the Arts Center in 2013. On a trip to Cornwall in 2014, Ben Luxon, the producer and [...]


Colewell: A Film Starring Karen Allen, Introduced by Karen Allen

Join us for a screening of Colewell and a conversation with its star, Karen Allen. About the film: For thirty-five years, Nora Pancowski (Karen Allen) has been the postmaster of Colewell, Pennsylvania. When the USPS decides to close her office, she must choose whether to relocate for a new position or face retirement in Colewell. We are [...]


Postponed to July 22– Family Film Night – The Original Star Wars!

Postponed to next month, double feature It’s Friday night at the movies at the Arts Center.  Riley and Bogart Muller are showing the original Star Wars, and providing juice boxes and popcorn for family fun! First entry Lucas's Star Wars trilogy proved to be one of the biggest box-office hits of all time. A young [...]

The Green Box – Book and Film Preview with Jim Kurtz

Jim Kurtz will read from his book The Green Box, with an accompanying slide show. The Green Box is the gripping story of an ordinary man called to war — a story rediscovered by a son through a handful of telegrams, letters, and other clues. Jim Kurtz's persistent efforts to search the archives, the memories [...]


Down with the King – award-winning film by Diego Ongaro with Bob Tarasuk

Special Sandisfield screening of this award-winning film by Diego Ongaro featuring our own Bob Tarasuk! Free! A famous rapper, disillusioned with the music industry and the pressures of being a celebrity, leaves the city and his career behind to find himself in a small-town farming community - Sandisfield! How often does Sandisfield get to star [...]


From the Ashes: Lecture and film by Jaye Alison Moscariello

Neighbor Jaye Alison Moscariello will show her 30 minute film and talk about how their small California town had an arts project after wildfires swept through their area. October 9, 2017, Redwood Valley and Potter Valley, two towns in Mendocino County were awakened in pre-dawn hours by roaring fire and exploding propane tanks. "From the [...]


Film: “A Stage of Twilight” with Karen Allen

Hailed as "an intimate, real drama," this love story is set in the final chapter of Cora and Barry's lives. The film was shot in New Milford, Connecticut and was shown at the Sedona Film Festival and the Woodstock Film Festival. Please note the date change from the printed brochure.  Cora is played by Karen [...]


Sold Out! Gala Annual Dinner with showing of “Two Gentlemen Folk”

Thursday September 7: We're sorry (but also happy) to say we are sold out for this event. Please join us at other events this fall! --------------------------------------- Enjoy a delicious dinner prepared by master chef Adam Manacher followed by a special showing of the PBS film, "Two Gentlemen Folk," with Bill Crofut and Ben Luxon in [...]


Film: “Vow from Hiroshima” – Free

Showing of a spectacular, tragic film marking the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima. An intimate portrait of Setsuko Thurlow, a survivor of the US atomic bombing of Hiroshima, who has devoted her life to ridding the world of nuclear weapons, as seen through the lens of her friendship with second generation survivor Mitchie [...]