COVID-19 WARNING: While we continue to list New Bedford's array of cultural offerings, readers are advised to heed the latest public health recommendations. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now recommends that both unvaccinated and fully vaccinated people wear masks indoors in public in areas of substantial or high transmission, including Bristol County.

 

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Mel Brooks’ Silent Movie

Zeiterion Performing Arts Center 684 Purchase St., New Bedford, MA

Mel Funn (Mel Brooks), Marty Eggs (Marty Feldman), and Dom Bell (Dom DeLuise) star as aspiring filmmakers with a million-dollar idea to make a silent film. They try to recruit several A-list stars to increase marketability while the studio's creditors try to sink the movie. The recognizable ensemble includes Bernadette Peters and Sid Caesar, with […]

$15

Cinema New Bedford: Love, Simon

Zeiterion Performing Arts Center 684 Purchase St., New Bedford, MA

Love, Simon is an endearing and hilarious testament to friendship and learning how to fiercely be yourself starring Nick Robinson and Katherine Langford. ‍Love, Simon is part of the Pride month series, Ship of Hearts - Relationships, Friendships, Allyships, in partnership with the Southcoast LGBTQ+ Network.

$10

Cinema New Bedford: Flee

Zeiterion Performing Arts Center 684 Purchase St., New Bedford, MA

Flee is an animated documentary about a young man with a big secret who was forced to flee Afghanistan as a child. This 2021 film is part of the Pride month series, Ship of Hearts—Relationships, Friendships, Allyships, in partnership with the Southcoast LGBTQ+ Network.

$10

Dock-u-mentaries: Vanishing Pearls

New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center 38 Bethel St., New Bedford, MA

Nailah Jefferson's documentary, Vanishing Pearls, chronicles the untold story of personal and professional devastation in Pointe à la Hache. The film is about a close-knit fishing village following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill on the Gulf Coast. A generations-old community of black fishermen vows to fight for justice, accountability, and their way of life. […]

Free

Cinema New Bedford: Booksmart

Zeiterion Performing Arts Center 684 Purchase St., New Bedford, MA

On the eve of high school graduation, best friend overachievers Amy (Kaitlyn Dever) and Molly (Beanie Feldstein) are determined to make up for lost time and cram as much fun into one night as they possibly can. Booksmart is part of the Pride month series, Ship of Hearts - Relationships, Friendships, Allyships, in partnership with […]

$10