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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...

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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...

Announcing the DocYa...

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...

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

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...

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 30 – Sunday, April 5, 2020Director: Miko Revereza Film Details: 2019, 70 minutes, DCP, color, sound, English and Tagalog with...

Midnight Traveler

Date: Monday, September 9, 2019 Time: 7pm MIDNIGHT TRAVELER is a feature-length autobiographical documentary chronicling the struggles of a family of Afghan filmmakers on the run after becoming targets of the Taliban. Location: Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle Street, Cambridge,...

The Seer and the Uns...

Date: Monday, September 23, 2019 Time: 7pm Location: Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA Director: Sara Dosa Film Details: 2019, 85 minutes, DCP, color, sound, in Icelandic and English with English subtitles Film Website | Facebook Event | Tickets on Sale...

The Infiltrators

Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2019 Time: 7:30 pm Location: Alfond Auditorium, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 465 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115 Directors: Alex Rivera and Cristina Ibarra Film Details: 2019, 95 minutes, DCP, color, sound, in English and Spanish with English...

The Hottest August

Date: Monday, October 7, 2019 Time: 7pm Location: Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA Director: Brett Story Film Details: 2019, 94 minutes, DCP, color, sound, English Film Website | Facebook Event | Tickets Now on Sale! World Premiere at the 2019 True/False...

Midnight in Paris

Date: Monday, October 21, 2019 Time: 7pm Location: Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA Directors: Roni Moore & James Blagden Film Details: 2019, 75 minutes, DCP, color, sound, English Film Website | Tickets on Sale Now! | Facebook Event Co-presented...

Samouni Road

Date: Thursday, October 24, 2019 Time: 7pm Location: Remis Auditorium, The Museum of Fine Arts, 465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA Director: Stefano Savona Film Details: 2018, 129 minutes, Arabic with English Subtitles Co-Presented with Boston Palestine Film...

Combat Obscura

Date: Monday, November 4, 2019 Time: 7pm Location: Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA Director: Miles Lagoze Film Details: 2018, 70 min, DCP, color, English, sound mix by Ernst Karel Film Website | Facebook Event | Tickets World Premiere at the 2018...

Leona’s Sister...

Date: Monday, November 18, 2019 Time: 7pm Location: Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA Director: Jane Gillooly Film Details: 1995, 57 minutes, color, sound, English Film Website | Facebook Event | Tickets New England Legacy Film! Winner of the Silver Hugo...

The Image You Missed

Date: Monday, December 2, 2019 Time: 7pm Location: Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA Director: Dónal Foreman Film Details: 2018, 73 minutes, DCP, color, sound, English Co-presented with Irish Film Festival Boston! Film Website | Tickets | Facebook...

Present.Perfect

Date: Monday, December 16, 2019 Time: 7pm Location: Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA Director: Shengze Zhu Film Details: 2019, 124 minutes, DCP, B&W, sound, Mandarin Chinese & Various Chinese Regional Dialects with English subtitles Tickets |...

The Grand Bizarre

Date: Monday, February 11, 2019 Time: 7pm Location: Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA Director: Jodie Mack Film Details: 2018, 60 minutes, *35mm*, color, sound Film Website | Facebook Event | Tickets World Premiere at the Locarno Film Festival. Official Selection of the...

The Competition (Le ...

Date: Monday, February 25, 2019 Time: 7pm Location: Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA Director: Claire Simon Film Details: 2018, 121 minutes, DCP, French with English subtitle Tickets | Facebook Event Winner of the Best Documentary on Cinema Award at the...

Of Fathers and Sons

Date: Monday, March 11, 2019 Time: 7pm Location: Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA Director: Talal Derki Film Details: 2017, 99 minutes, DCP, in Arabic with English subtitles Film Website | Facebook Event | Tickets Best Feature Documentary Nominee at the...

Yours in Sisterhood

Date: Monday, March 18, 2019 Time: 7pm Location: Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA Director: Irene Lusztig Film Details: 2018, 101 minutes, DCP, in English with open captions Film Website | Facebook Event | Tickets Best Feature Documentary Nominee at the...

Black Mother

Date: Monday, April 8, 2019 Time: 7pm Location: Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA Director: Khalik Allah Film Details: 2018, 77 minutes, DCP, English, color, sound Film Website | Facebook Event | Tickets Nominee for the New Vision Award at CPH:DOX. Winner...

Meteors

Date: Monday, April 22, 2019 Time: 7pm Location: Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA Director: Gürcan Keltek Film Details: 2017, 84 minutes, DCP, b&w, sound, in Turkish & Kurdish with English subtitles Tickets | Facebook Event Winner of the Swatch...

The Raft

NEW Date: Monday, June 10, 2019 Time: 7pm Location: Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA Director: Marcus Lindeen Film Details: 2018, 97 minutes, DCP, English, French, Japanese, Swedish, German and Spanish with English subtitles Film Website| Tickets | Facebook...

Hale County This Mor...

Date: Monday, September 10, 2018 Time: 7pm Location: Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA Director: RaMell Ross Film Details: 76 minutes, 2018, USA, color, English, DCP Film Website | Facebook Event | Tickets World Premiere at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. Official Selection...

Shirkers

Date: Monday, September 17, 2018 Time: 7pm Location: Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA Director: Sandi Tan Film Details: 96 minutes, 2018, USA/Singapore, color, English, DCP Film Website | Facebook Event | Tickets Winner of the Directing Award for World Cinema Documentary at...

Bisbee ’17

Date: Thursday, September 20, 2018 Time: 7pm Location: Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA Director: Robert Greene Film Details: 124 minutes, 2018, USA, color, English, DCP Facebook Event | Tickets Official selection of the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. Filmmaker Robert Greene...

The Pain of Others

Date: Monday, October 1, 2018 Time: 7pm Location: Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA Director: Penny Lane Film Details: 71 minutes, 2018, USA, color, English, DCP Facebook Event | Tickets Official Selection of the International Film Festival Rotterdam, BAMcinemaFest, Sheffield...

The Gospel of Eureka

Date: Monday, October 22, 2018 Time: 7pm Location: Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA Directors: Michael Palmieri and Donal Mosher Film Details: 75 minutes, 2018, USA, color, English, DCP Film Website | Facebook Event | Tickets Official Selection of the 2018 SXSW Film...

Our New President

Date: Monday, October 29, 2018 Time: 7pm Location: Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA Director: Maxim Pozdorovkin Film Details: 87 minutes, 2018, USA, color, in English and Russian with English subtitles, DCP Facebook Event | Tickets Winner of a Special Jury Prize for World...

Blowin’ Up

Date: Monday, November 12, 2018 Time: 7pm Location: Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA Director: Stephanie Wang-Breal Film Details: 94 minutes, 2018, USA, color, English, DCP Film Website | Facebook Event | Tickets Official Selection of the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival and 2018...

Distant Constellatio...

Date: Monday, November 26, 2018 Time: 7pm Location: Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA Director: Shevaun Mizrahi Film Details: 80 minutes, 2017, USA/Turkey/Netherlands, color, in Turkish/English/French with English subtitles, DCP Tickets | Facebook Event Winner of...

Island of the Hungry...

Date: Monday, December 10, 2018 Time: 7pm Location: Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA Director: Gabrielle Brady Film Details: 94 minutes, 2017, Australia/Germany/UK, color, in Cantonese, English, Farsi, French, Hokkien, and Mandarin with English subtitles, DCP Film Website |...

An Afternoon with De...

Date: Saturday, March 4, 2017 Time: 2pm Location: Menschel Hall, Fogg Museum, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge Director: Deborah Stratman More Details | Facebook Event Co-presented with the Balagan Film Series, the Film Study Center at Harvard University and the Harvard Art...

OJ: Made in America

Dates: Saturday, January 28, 1pm-4pm: Part One (screens with Good White People) Sunday, January 29, 1pm-4pm: Part Two (screens with 137 Bullets) Monday, January 30, 12pm-3pm: Part One Monday, January 30, 3:30pm-6:30pm: Part Two Monday, January 30, 7pm-8:47pm: Part Three + Filmmaker Q&A...

The Russian Woodpeck...

Date: Monday, February 13, 2017 Time: 7pm Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Director: Chad Gracia Film Details: 82 minutes, 2015, USA/UK/Ukraine, color, DCP Film Website | Trailer | Facebook Event |  Tickets Winner of the Grand Jury Prize in World Cinema Documentary at the Sundance...

Southwest of Salem: ...

Date: Monday, February 27, 2017 Time: 7pm Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Director: Deborah Esquenazi Film Details: 91 minutes, 2016, USA, color, DCP Film Website | Trailer | Facebook Event | Tickets World Premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival and Winner of the Critics Choice...

The Illinois Parable...

  Date: Monday, March 6, 2017 Time: 7pm Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Director: Deborah Stratman Film Details: 60 minutes, 2016, USA, color, 16 mm Film Website | Tickets | Facebook Event Co-presented with the Film Study Center at Harvard University and the Balagan Film...

Things Ricky Forgot ...

Date: Monday, March 20, 2017 Time: 7pm Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Director: Mary Jane Doherty Program Details: GRAVITY, 40 minutes, 1985, USA, b/w, 16mm to digital + two other short works by the filmmaker Tickets | Facebook Event The DocYard is honored to present an evening of...

Notes on Blindness

Date: Monday, April 3, 2017 Time: 7pm Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Director: Peter Middleton and James Spinney Film Details: 90 minutes, 2016, UK, color, DCP, English with Open Captions and Audio Description Co-presented with the ReelAbilities Film Festival Boston Film Website |...

The Islands and the ...

Date: Monday, April 10, 2017 Time: 7pm Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Director: Mike Day Film Details: 84 minutes, 2016, UK/Scotland/Denmark, color, DCP Film Website | Trailer | Facebook Event | Tickets World Premiere and Winner of the Emerging International Filmmaker Award at the...

Behemoth

Date: Monday, April 24, 2017 Time: 7pm Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Director: Zhao Liang Film Details: 90 minutes, 2015, China/France, color, DCP, in Mandarin with English subtitles Film Website | Trailer | Facebook Event | Tickets | Free Admission for Harvard ID Holders! This...