“My Dog” as seen by Glenn Close, Isaac Mizrahi, Richard Gere

Film director Mark St. Germain and his pal, Sarge.

BARRINGTON STAGE COMPANY AND BIFF TO SCREEN MARK ST. GERMAIN’S “MY DOG”

“My Dog” is a documentary film that captures the remarkable relationship between well-known personalities and the dogs in their lives. The film takes us into the private world of such figures as Glenn Close, Isaac Mizrahi and Richard Gere, revealing the extraordinary companionship, healing, and love that dogs bring to those who care for them.

To find out what kind of dog Glenn Close really has, you will have to see the documentary.

The film’s director, Mark St. Germain is well known in the theatre community. His hit play Freud’s Last Session will return for a third run this summer at Barrington Stage..

St. Germain directed this documentary film, and will be on hand to introduce it, and take part in the Q & A session following the screening on Sunday May 23rd at 11am at the Beacon Cinema. St. Germain maintains a small menagerie at his home including Sarge, a rescued Lab mix. He also feeds some colorful birds, a coop of chickens and a pond of Koi.

Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the Beacon Cinema, 57 North Street in Downtown Pittsfield between the hours of noon and 8pm. Twenty percent of every dollar earned by the film will be donated to nonprofit animal welfare charities designated by the film’s participants.

The Berkshire International Film Festival is a major undertaking, presenting numerous films in both Great Barrington and Pittsfield over a four day weekend, June 3-6. Check our BIFF schedule for the complete list of films and times.

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