Announcing the DocYard’s Spring 2020 Program Jan6:59 am

Announcing the DocYard’s Spring 2020 Program

THE DOCYARD ANNOUNCES SPRING 2020 SEASON AT THE BRATTLE THEATRE The Spring Season begins February 10 with Erick Stoll and Chase Whiteside’s América and concludes May 18 with Marnie Ellen Hertzler’s Crestone. CAMBRIDGE, MA – The DocYard, Boston’s home for artful nonfiction cinema, is proud to announce its Spring 2020 program of documentary films and visiting filmmakers. The program runs from February 10 through May 18 with all screenings taking place on Mondays at 7 PM at the Brattle Theatre, the DocYard’s long-time partner venue in the heart of Harvard Square. Most screenings are Boston-area premieres, and each will be...

América

Diego and his brothers reunite to take care of their aging grandmother, América, in a film that breathes new life into the observational genre. Date: Monday, February 10, 2020Time: 7pmLocation: Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MADirectors: Erick Stoll and Chase...

My First Film

Zia Anger’s brilliant live cinema performance upends tenets of desktop documentaries, the first-person perspective, and the business of independent filmmaking. Date: Monday, February 24, 2020Time: 7pmLocation: Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MADirector: Zia AngerFilm...

Some Kind of Heaven Jan6:55 am

Some Kind of Heaven

Four residents of “The Villages,” the world’s largest retirement community, seek love and health amidst the shifting sands of Central Florida. Date: Monday, March 2, 2020Time: 7pmLocation: Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MADirector: Lance OppenheimFilm Details: 83 minutes, DCP, color, sound English (no subtitles) Film Website | Tickets World Premiere at Sundance. Official selection of IFFR, closing night film of Doc Fortnight. Director Lance Oppenheim and editor Daniel Garber will attend in person for a post-screening Q&A with the DocYard’s Guest Curator, Abby Sun. About the Film: “The...

No Data Plan Jan6:53 am

No Data Plan

The American road movie is renewed in this essential essay film about documentation, precarity, family, and freedom of movement. Date: Monday, March 23, 2020Time: 7pmLocation: Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MADirector: Miko Revereza Film Details: 2019, 70 minutes, DCP, color, sound, English and Tagalog with English subtitles Tickets will be available soon at brattlefilm.org! World Premiere at IFFR. Prize winner at Sheffield Doc/Fest. Official selection of True/False, Art of the Real, Open City, Yamagata, LA Asian Pacific Film Festival, San Diego Asian Film Festival. Filmmaker Miko Revereza will be...