Important Message on COVID-19 Mar12:17 pm

Important Message on COVID-19

Dear DocYard Community, We take the health and safety of our community very seriously. In light of the growing COVID-19 outbreak in the US, we have decided to postpone all of our upcoming screenings for the remainder of the DocYard season through the end of May. We will be exploring booking new dates for the screenings that have now been postponed due to this public health emergency, and will keep you updated about that. As a reminder, any ticket-holder who bought a ticket in advance for a single DocYard screening is able to change their ticket at no fee to any future screening for the DocYard or the Brattle’s...

My Father, The Genius Jan6:50 am

My Father, The Genius

An anti-hagiographic and bravely personal look at a visionary architect fading into obscurity, helmed by his filmmaker daughter. Available Online: Friday, June 26 – Thursday, July 16Director: Lucia SmallFilm Details: 2002, 82 minutes, digital, color, sound, English Suggested Ticket Price: Donate to the Brattle Theatre. New England Legacy Film! World Premiere and prize winner at Slamdance. Official selection of IDFA, Maryland, Provincetown, NWFF, VIFF, Mill Valley. Filmmaker Lucia Small will attend via Zoom for a Q&A with the DocYard’s Guest Curator, Abby Sun at 3 PM EST on Wednesday, July 8. Screen the film...

The Axe in the Attic Jan4:33 pm

The Axe in the Attic

A road trip in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina entwines a critique of the documentarian and humanitarian urges with stories of strength in true community. Available Online: Friday, June 26 – Thursday, July 16Director: Lucia Small and Ed PincusFilm Details: 2007, 110 minutes, digital, color, sound, English Suggested Ticket Price: Donate to Black Lives Matter Boston New England Legacy Film! World Premiere at NYFF. Official selection of Human Rights Watch, Cinéma du Réel, Full Frame, and Provincetown. Filmmaker Lucia Small will attend via Zoom for a Q&A with the DocYard’s Guest Curator, Abby Sun at 3 PM EST on...

One Cut, One Life Jan6:49 am

One Cut, One Life

Personal documentarians Lucia Small and Ed Pincus’ final collaboration traces Pincus’ terminal illness and the value of an artistic life. Available Online: Friday, June 26 – Thursday, July 16Directors: Lucia Small and Ed PincusFilm Details: 2014, 105 minutes, DCP, color, sound, English Suggested Ticket Price: Donate to Mass Redistribution Fund New England Legacy Film! World Premiere at Full Frame. Official selection of IFFBoston, NYFF, Torino. Join us at 7 PM on Tuesday, July 7 for a special live stream of ONE CUT, ONE LIFE on YouTube HERE. Lucia Small will be available to live chat during the film! Filmmaker...

Crestone

A ragtag group of idealistic Soundcloud rappers attempt to create a sanctuary for free expression in the Colorado desert, set to an Animal Collective soundtrack. Virtual Screening: April 24 – April 27Director: Marnie Ellen HertzlerFilm Details: 2020, 76 minutes, DCP, color, sound, English World premiere at True/False. Official selection of SXSW.  Screen the film HERE! Special Q&A with filmmaker Marnie Ellen Hertzler and Guest Curator Abby Sun at 8PM Eastern on Monday, April 27 via Zoom. About the Film: Laced with the pastel colors of the Instagram set, director Marnie Ellen Hertzler’s remarkable...