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,...

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,...

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,...

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...