Dope Is Death

Co-presented with the Bright Lights Film Series at Emerson: The story of how Dr. Mutulu Shakur, stepfather of Tupac Shakur, along with fellow Black Panthers and the Young Lords, combined community health with radical politics to create the first acupuncture detoxification program in America in 1973 – a visionary project eventually deemed too dangerous to exist. Available Online: Thursday, November 19th, 2020Director: Mia DonovanFilm Details: 2020, 81 minutes Tickets are FREE and will be available starting at 12 PM EST on the day of the screening HERE. Tickets are limited to 175, so register as soon as the film is available to...

The DocYard Welcomes...

Cambridge, MA – The DocYard, Boston’s home for artful non-fiction cinema, has announced that Kayla Myers will be the Series Producer for its upcoming Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 seasons.   The DocYard, founded in 2010 by Sara Archambault, Ben Fowlie, and Sean Flynn and...

Important Message on COVID-19 Mar12:17 pm

Important Message on...

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...

My Father, The Geniu...

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...

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,...