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Announcing Our Sprin...

Cambridge, MA – The DocYard, Boston’s home for artful non-fiction cinema, has announced that Abby Sun will be the Guest Curator for the Spring 2020 season. The DocYard, founded in 2010 by Sara Archambault, Ben Fowlie, and Sean Flynn and a program of the LEF Foundation,...

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 |...

Sighted Eyes/Feeling...

Date: Monday, January 29, 2018 Time: 7pm Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Director: Tracy Heather Strain Film Details: 1 hour 58 minutes, 2017, USA, color / black & white, English Film Website | Facebook Event |  Tickets World Premiere at the 2017 Toronto International Film...

This is Congo

Date: Monday, February 12, 2018 Time: 7pm Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Director: Daniel McCabe Film Details: 1 hour 31 minutes, 2017, USA/Canada/DRC/Qatar, color, in English, French, Swahili and Lingala with English subtitles Film Website | Facebook Event | Tickets World Premiere...

Celebrating DER̵...

Date: Monday, February 26, 2018 Time: 7pm Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Director: Tala Hadid Film Details: 1 hour 26 minutes, 2017, Morocco/Qatar, color, in Tamazight with English subtitles Film Website | Facebook Event | Tickets A special screening in honor of the 50th Anniversary...

95 and 6 to Go

Date: Monday, March 12, 2018 Time: 7pm Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Director: Kimi Takesue Film Details: 1 hour 25 minutes, 2016, USA, color, English Film Website | Tickets | Facebook Event Director Kimi Takesue will attend in person for discussion with local filmmaker Kavita...

Railway Sleepers

Date: Monday, March 26, 2018 Time: 7pm Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Director: Sompot Chidgasornpongse Film Details: 1 hour 42 minutes, 2017, Thailand, color, Thai with English subtitles Film Website | Facebook Event | Tickets Filmmaker Sompot Chidgasornpongse will attend via Skype...

Spettacolo

Date: Monday, April 9, 2018 Time: 7pm Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Directors: Jeff Malmberg and Chris Shellen Film Details: 1 hour 29 minutes, 2017, USA, color / black & white, Italian with English subtitles Film Website | Tickets | Facebook event Filmmaker Jeff Malmberg...

Love Means Zero

Date: Monday, April 23, 2018 Time: 7pm Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Director: Jason Kohn Film Details: 1 hour 29 minutes, 2017, USA, color, English Tickets | Facebook Event Filmmaker Jason Kohn will attend in person for discussion with Chico Colvard, filmmaker and Assistant...

Did You Wonder Who F...

Date: Monday, May 7, 2018 Time: 7pm Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Director: Travis Wilkerson Film Details: 1 hour 10 minutes, 2017, USA, color / black & white, English Film Website | Tickets | Facebook event Filmmaker Travis Wilkerson will attend in person for discussion with...

The Departure –...

Date: Tuesday, December 5, 2017 Time: 8pm Location: Cable Car Cinema, 204 South Main Street Providence, RI 02903 Director: Lana Wilson Film Details: 87 minutes, 2017, USA, color, DCP Film Website | Facebook Event | Tickets Special engagement in Providence! Co-presented with the Cable Car...

Muhi – General...

Date: Sunday, November 19, 2017 Time: 12:00pm Location: Brattle Theatre Directors: Rina Castelnuovo-Hollander & Tamir Elterman Film Details: 87 minutes, 2017 Co-presented with the Boston Jewish Film Festival and REELAbilities Film Festival Boston Introduction by DocYard Co-founder and...

Off Frame

Date: Sunday, October 22, 2017 Time: 2:30pm Location: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Director(s): Mohanad Yaqubi Film Details: 62 minutes, 2016 Co-presentation with the Boston Palestine Film Festival Director Mohanad Yaqubi invited to attend – Learn more in this Filmmaker Interview Tickets...

The Reagan Show

Date: Monday, September 11, 2017 Time: 7pm Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Director(s): Sierra Pettengill, Pacho Velez Film Details: 75 minutes, 2017, USA, color, DCP Film Website | Trailer | Tickets | Facebook Event World Premiere at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival. Official...

The Work

Date: Monday, September 25, 2017 Time: 7pm Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Director(s): Jairus McLeary & Gethin Aldous Film Details: 87 minutes, 2017, USA, color, HD Film Website | Trailer | Facebook Event | Tickets Winner of the Documentary Grand Jury Prize at the 2017 SXSW Film...

Motherland

Date: Monday, October 2, 2017 Time: 8pm Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Director: Ramona Diaz Film Details: 94 minutes, 2017, USA/Philippines, color, DCP Film Website | Trailer | Facebook Event | Tickets Winner of a World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award for Commanding Vision...

Strong Island

Date: Monday, October 16, 2017 Time: 7pm Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Director(s): Yance Ford Film Details: 107 minutes, 2016, USA/Denmark, color, DCP Film Website | Trailer | Facebook Event | Tickets Winner of U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Storytelling at the 2017...

The Dazzling Light o...

Date: Monday, October 23, 2017 Time: 7pm Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Director(s): Salomé Jashi Film Details: 74 minutes, 2016, Georgia/Germany, color, HD, Georgian with English subtitles Film Website | Trailer | Facebook Event | Tickets Regard Neuf Award for Best First Film at...

Quest

Date: Monday, November 6, 2017 Time: 7pm Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Filmmakers: Jonathan Olshefski (Director) and Sabrina Schmidt Gordon (Producer) Film Details: 106 minutes, 2008-2017, USA, color, DCP Film Website | Trailer (New!) |  Watch an excerpt from the film | Facebook...

Acts and Intermissio...

Date: Monday, November 20, 2017 Time: 7pm Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Director(s): Abigail Child Film Details: 57 minutes, 2017, USA, color/black & white, digital projection Film Website | Trailer | Facebook Event | Tickets World Premiere at MoMA’s Doc Fortnight 2017....

The Departure

Date: Monday, December 4, 2017 Time: 7pm Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Director(s): Lana Wilson Film Details: 87 minutes, 2017, USA, color, DCP Film Website | Tickets | Facebook Event World Premiere at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival. Official Selection of the 2017 Sheffield...

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...