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...

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...