A Note of Thanks and DocYard Spring 2021 Passes

Thank you to the participating filmmakers and our audience for a healing, galvanizing, and inspiring fall 2020 DocYard season. We presented seven feature films and one short film over the past three months, in collaboration with four organizations in Massachusetts, all in service of our mission to create community for independent filmmakers in the greater Boston area— and beyond. We couldn’t have done it without the entire DocYard team. We also couldn’t have done it without your support and engagement with the work.  We will continue to bring form-pushing and mission-driven nonfiction films to you in spring...

The Inheritance

Co-presented with Amherst Cinema’s Bellwether Series: Ephraim Asili’s THE INHERITANCE weaves histories of the West Philadelphia–based MOVE Organization, the Black Arts Movement, and dramatizations of the life of the filmmaker when he was a member of a Black activist...

Vision Nocturna/Nigh...

Co-Presented with BARCC (Boston Area Rape Crisis Center): Eight years after being raped on a beach near Santiago, a young filmmaker arms a kaleidoscope with dozens of video diaries, showing the wounds of the abuse, the re-victimizing legal proceedings, and the friendship that accompanies...

Unapologetic

Co-presented with the Roxbury International Film Festival: After two Black Chicagoans are killed, millennial organizers challenge an administration complicit in state violence against its residents. Told through the lens of Janaé and Bella, two fierce abolitionist leaders, Unapologetic...

Feed/The Rifleman

Using intercepted satellite footage from official broadcasts including footage of unsuspecting 1992 presidential hopefuls, this film presents American politics in a fascinating, unfiltered form. Available Online: Monday, October 26th – Saturday, October 31Director: Kevin...