Filmmaker Frederick Wiseman returns to MIFA!


Frederick Wiseman_2015_by Erik Madigan Heck

MIFA Victory Theatre and Amherst Cinema present legendary documentary filmmaker and Massachusetts native Frederick Wiseman for a 50th anniversary screening of his film ‪Titicut Follies‬ ‪April 8, 2017, 7:00pm… Read more: HERE

*Premium* tickets available NOW! $50 per person. Includes: pre-screening reception to meet Frederick Wiseman and reserved seats for screening and discussion. To reserve, please call Rachel Hart at Amherst Cinema, M – F, 9am – 5pm at (413) 253-2547 x 7.

General Admission $15 Tickets (film and discussion only) will go on sale on March 22, on a space-available basis. They will be available at Amherst Cinema’s box office or online at www.amherstcinema.org.

About Titicut Follies – The film (released in 1967, 84 minutes, in black & white) is a stark and graphic portrayal of the conditions that existed at the State Hospital for the Criminally Insane at Bridgewater, Massachusetts. The film, documents the various ways the inmates were treated by the guards, social workers, and psychiatrists.‬‬‬‬‬‬ For more info, visit www.zipporah.com.

For more information visit: www.amherstcinema.org/films-and-events/titicut-follies or www.mifafestival.org

Titicut Follies 50th anniversary screening & discussion with Frederick Wiseman is made possible by The Irene E. & George A. Davis Foundation, The Massachusetts Cultural Council, John and Elizabeth Armstrong, Friends of MIFA Victory Theatre, and Indiana University Cinema.

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