So Late So Soon

Artists Jackie and Don Seiden have been married for five decades and in that time, they have each created distinctive art practices while living in their colorful house in Chicago. So Late So Soon intimately follows Jackie and Don as they contend with the effects of deterioration on...

Downstream to Kinsha...

**SPECIAL SNEAK PREVIEW** Interspersed with moving stage performances and persistent assertion of space and dignity,  Dieudo Hamadi’s Downstream to Kinshasa follows and honors a group of disabled survivors of the 2000 Six Day War as they seek reparations and recognition of...

The American Sector

From libraries to museums (such as the JFK Library here) to amusement parks, Courtney Stephens and Pacho Velez’s The American Sector takes viewers to various places in the United States where pieces of the Berlin Wall are displayed, maintained, and interacted with by the public, and in...

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...