América Jan6:58 am

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 WhitesideFilm Details: 2018, 76 minutes, color, sound, Spanish with English subtitles. Tickets | Facebook Event World Premiere at True/False Film Fest. Special Jury Mention in the Dox:Award main competition at CPH:DOX. Prize winner at Full Frame, Ashland, and Sheffield Doc/Fest. Official selection of Maryland, SAFI Docs, BAMcinemafest, IDFA, Ambulante,...

My First Film Jan6:56 am

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 Details: 2018, 75 minutes, performance with digital projection, English Facebook Event | Tickets will be available soon at brattlefilm.org! Festival Premiere at Indie Memphis. Official selection of Sheffield Doc/Fest and Milwaukee. Performances at Metrograph, LA Filmforum, Spectacle, Wexner, IL KINO, MoMI. Filmmaker Zia Anger will attend in...

Some Kind of Heaven Jan6:55 am

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 minutes, DCP, color, sound English (no subtitles) Film Website | Tickets will be available soon at brattlefilm.org! World Premiere at Sundance. Official selection of IFFR, closing night film of Doc Fortnight. Director Lance Oppenheim and editor Daniel Garber will attend in person for a post-screening Q&A with the DocYard’s Guest Curator,...

No Data Plan Jan6:53 am

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 23, 2020Time: 7pmLocation: Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MADirector: Miko Revereza Film Details: 2019, 70 minutes, DCP, color, sound, English and Tagalog with English subtitles Tickets will be available soon at brattlefilm.org! World Premiere at IFFR. Prize winner at Sheffield Doc/Fest. Official selection of True/False, Art of the Real, Open City, Yamagata, LA Asian Pacific Film Festival, San Diego Asian Film Festival. Filmmaker Miko Revereza will be...

Collective Jan6:52 am

Collective

This masterpiece features an explosive, uncompromising investigation into a medical fraud scandal following the Colectiv nightclub fire in Bucharest. Date: Monday, April 6, 2020Time: 7pmLocation: Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MADirector: Alexander NanauFilm Details: 2019, 107 minutes, DCP, color, sound, Romanian with English Subtitles Tickets will be available soon at brattlefilm.org! World Premiere at Venice. Official selection of TIFF, IDFA, and Sundance.  Filmmaker Alexander Nanau will attend in person for a post-screening Q&A with the DocYard’s Guest Curator, Abby Sun. About the...

About Love Jan6:51 am

About Love

A tender, humorous personal documentary about three generations of the filmmaker’s family living in one compound in Mumbai. Date: Monday, April 13, 2020Time: 7pmLocation: Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MADirector: Archana Atu PhadkeFilm Details: 2019, 90 minutes, DCP, color, sound, Marathi and English with English subtitles Tickets will be available soon at brattlefilm.org! World Premiere and New Talent Award at Sheffield Doc/Fest. Prize winner at DMZ Docs and Hainan Islands. Official selection of Mumbai and DOC NYC. Filmmaker Archana Atul Phadke will Skype in for a post-screening Q&A with the...

My Father, The Genius Jan6:50 am

My Father, The Genius

DOUBLE FEATURE WITH ONE CUT, ONE LIFE: An anti-hagiographic and bravely personal look at a visionary architect fading into obscurity, helmed by his filmmaker daughter. Date: Monday, May 4, 2020Time: 5pmLocation: Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MADirector: Lucia SmallFilm Details: 2002, 82 minutes, digital, color, sound, English Tickets will be available soon at brattlefilm.org! DOUBLE FEATURE WITH ONE CUT, ONE LIFE: New England Legacy Film! World Premiere and Grand Jury Prize at Slamdance. Prize winner at Atlanta and Newport. Official selection of Maryland, Vancouver, Mill Valley, IDFA. Filmmaker Lucia Small...

One Cut, One Life Jan6:49 am

One Cut, One Life

DOUBLE FEATURE WITH MY FATHER, THE GENIUS: Personal documentarians Lucia Small and Ed Pincus’ final collaboration traces Pincus’ terminal illness and the value of an artistic life. Date: Monday, May 4, 2020Time: 7pmLocation: Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MADirectors: Lucia Small and Ed PincusFilm Details: 2014, 105 minutes, DCP, color, sound, English Tickets will be available soon at brattlefilm.org! DOUBLE FEATURE WITH MY FATHER, THE GENIUS: New England Legacy Film! World Premiere at Full Frame. Official selection of IFFBoston, NYFF, Torino. Filmmaker Lucia Small will attend in person for a...

Crestone Dec9:47 am

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. Date: Monday, May 18, 2020Time: 7pmLocation: Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MADirector: Marnie Ellen HertzlerFilm Details: 2020, 76 minutes, DCP, color, sound, English Tickets will be available soon at brattlefilm.org! World premiere to be announced.  Filmmaker Marnie Ellen Hertzler will attend in person for a post-screening Q&A with the DocYard’s Guest Curator, Abby Sun. About the Film: Laced with the pastel colors of the Instagram...