Special Event

After Images: Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter

April 18, 2015

Following the 7pm screening of Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter, filmmakers and brothers David and Nathan Zellner will join Images Executive Director Doug Jones for a Skype Q&A. David directed the film, which he and Nathan wrote together. Additionally, both brothers can be seen onscreen as well.

Special Showing

To Be Takei

Monday, April 20 at 7pm

Together with his husband Brad, actor-activist George Takei parlays his remarkable acting career and wicked sense of humor into a new role as beloved pop-culture icon and Internet phenomenon.


To Be Takei

Starring: George Takei, Brad Takei, Leonard Nimoy, Nichelle Nichols

Over seven decades, actor and activist George Takei boldly journeyed from a WWII internment camp, to the helm of the Starship Enterprise, to the daily news feeds of five million Facebook fans. Join George and his husband Brad on this star's playful and profound trek for life, liberty, and love.

  • Director: Bill Weber, Jennifer M. Kroot
  • Runtime: 1 hour 33 minutes
  • Genre: Documentary

“To Be Takei is a celebration of a man of great resilience, infectious humor, a voracious appetite for the richness of the human experience, and the best laugh in the history of laughing.”

– Chicago-Sun Times

Sponsored by the Davis Center of Williams College as part of the Davis Center Social Justice Film Series.

Film Series

Classic Series

Mondays at 7pm

You voted, we listened. These are the six audience-nominated classic films that received the most audience votes! All films will be presented in full Digital Cinema splendor. Tickets are regular admission prices.


Blade Runner

Starring: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Daryl Hannah

Based on the novel "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep" by Philip K. Dick, Blade Runner is a haunting look at reality, memory and mortality set against the dystopian future of Los Angeles, 2019.

Rick Deckard is a former Blade Runner called out of retirement to hunt and kill four Replicants who have returned to Earth on a killing spree, determined to meet their maker, Dr. Tyrell. Through his investigation, Decker meets Rachel, Dr. Tyrell's mysterious assistant.

  • Director: Ridley Scott
  • Rating: R
  • Runtime: 1 hour 57 minutes
  • Genre: Sci-Fi

“A truly extraordinary, densely imagined version of both the future and the present, with a look and taste all its own.”

– Chicago Reader

The Classic Series is sponsored by the Fund for Williamstown, of the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation.

Film Series

The Hunting Ground

April 30, May 2, 3, 4

From the Academy Award-nominated filmmaking team behind THE INVISIBLE WAR, comes a startling exposé of sexual assault on U.S. campuses, institutional cover-ups and the brutal social toll on victims and their families.


The Hunting Ground

From the makers of The Invisible War comes a startling expose of rape crimes on US campuses, their institutional cover-ups, and the devastating toll they take on students and their families. Weaving together verite footage and first person testimonies, the film follows the lives of several undergraduate assault survivors as they attempt to pursue - despite incredible push back, harassment and traumatic aftermath - both their education and justice.

Not only is The Hunting Ground a powerful film, it is an excellent opportunity to educate and engage in dialogue concerning the issue of sexual assault. Images Cinema has invited representatives from community organizations and schools to speak after each screening.

Anticipated speakers include:

Thursday, April 30: Meg Bossong, Director of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response, Williams College; a representative from The Rape and Sexual Assault Network

Saturday, May 2: Deborah Parkington, Director of Programs, the Elizabeth Freeman Center

Sunday, May 3: Becca Bradburd, Director of Operations, the Elizabeth Freeman Center; Mary Molleur, the Elizabeth Freeman Center

Monday, May 4: Meg Bossong, Director of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response, Williams College

  • Director: Kirby Dick
  • Rating: PG-13
  • Runtime: 1 hour 44 minutes
  • Genre: Documentary

“This is an emotionally devastating piece of advocacy journalism, as it should be. It should also be mandatory viewing for both college-age teens and their parents.”

– Austin Chronicle

Special Showing

The Last Unicorn

Saturday, May 9 at 11am

Digitally restored version with an in-person introduction by author/screenwriter Peter S. Beagle


The Last Unicorn

Starring: Mia Farrow, Jeff Bridges, Christopher Lee, Angela Lansbury, Alan Arkin, Robert Klein, Keenan Wynn, René Auberjonois

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In a mystical land of witches and wizards, the demonic Red Bull has imprisoned all the unicorns—well, all except one. Determined to save her captive brothers and sisters, the last unicorn leaves the safety of her enchanted forest and, accompanied by a well-meaning but novice magician, embarks on an adventure that has enthralled audiences for over 30 years.

As the voice of the last unicorn, Mia Farrow leads an amazing cast that includes Jeff Bridges, Christopher Lee, Angela Lansbury, Alan Arkin and Robert Klein. Directed by animation legends Arthur Rankin Jr. and Jules Bass, the film is gorgeously animated by Topcraft, a Japanese anime company that would eventually transform into Hayao Miyazaki’s Studio Ghibli.

Digitally restored and back on the big screen where it was meant to be seen, The Last Unicorn will be introduced in-person by legendary Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author and screenwriter Peter S. Beagle, who based his screenplay on his own 1968 novel. Beagle, who began writing the fantasy classic here in the Berkshires, will answer questions, meet fans and sign books and posters. “When I began work on this story, just over 50 years ago, I never imaged it would go on to reach so many people or affect them so deeply. I love getting to share my characters in person with others who care about them as much as I do.”

  • Director: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.
  • Rating: G
  • Runtime: 1 hour 32 minutes
  • Genre: Animation

The Last Unicorn is an unusual children's film in many respects, the chief one being that it is unusually good. This animated fable also features a cast that would do any live-action film proud, a visual style noticeably different from that of other children's fare, and a story filled with genuine sweetness and mystery.”

– Janet Maslin, The New York Times