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...

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...

TOWER

Date: Saturday, October 1, 2016 Time: 5:00PM Location: Brattle Theatre Director: Keith Maitland Film Details: 96 min, 2016, USA, color, DCP Film Website | Facebook Event | Tickets Filmmaker will attend in person. Co-presented with the GlobeDocs Film Festival LEF/DocYard mailing list members...

THOSE WHO FEEL THE F...

Date: Monday, September 12, 2016 Time: 8PM Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Director: Morgan Knibbe Film Details: 74 min, 2016, The Netherlands, color, DCP Film Website | Facebook Event |  Tickets Director Morgan Knibbe will attend in person. Synopsis: The night is pitch-black, the...

CAMERAPERSON

Date: Sunday, September 18, 2016 Time: 2PM Location: Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline, MA Director: Kirsten Johnson Film Details: 102 min, 2016, USA, color, DCP Film Website | Facebook Event | Tickets Director Kirsten Johnson will attend in person. Presented in partnership with the Coolidge...

WHAT TOMORROW BRINGS

Date: Monday, September 26, 2016 Time: 7PM Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Director: Beth Murphy Film Details: 84 min, 2015, United States, color, DCP Film Website | Facebook Event | Tickets Director Beth Murphy and a special surprise guest will attend in person for Q&A. This...

NUTS!

Date: Monday, October 10, 2016 Time: 7PM Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Director: Penny Lane Film Details: 79 min, 2016, United States, color, DCP Film Website | Facebook Event | Tickets Director Penny Lane will attend in person for discussion with Erin Trahan, film journalist and...

AUDRIE & DAISY

Date: Monday, October 17, 2016 Time: 7PM Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Directors: Bonni Cohen & Jon Shenk Film Details: 95 min, 2015, USA, color, DCP Film Website | Facebook Event | Tickets Director Bonni Cohen will attend in person for Q&A. Synopsis: AUDRIE & DAISY...

I AM THE PEOPLE (JE ...

Date: Monday, October 24, 2016 Time: 7PM Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Director: Anna Roussillon Film Details: 111 min, 2014, France, in Arabic with English subtitles, color, digital file Film Website | Facebook Event | Tickets Director Anna Roussillon will attend in person for...

BROTHER’S KEEP...

  Date:Thursday, October 27, 2016 Time: 7:30PM Location: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 465 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115 Directors: Joe Berlinger & Bruce Sinofsky Film Details: 104 min, 1992, USA, color Film Website | Facebook Event | Tickets Director Joe Berlinger will attend in...

DO NOT RESIST

Date: Thursday, November 3, 2016 Time: 6:30PM Location: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Director: Craig Atkinson Film Details: 73 min, 2016, USA, color, DCP Film Website | Facebook Event | Tickets Post-screening panel discussion with Director Craig Atkinson, Rahsaan Hall, the Director of the...

LOS SURES (1984) and...

Date: Monday, November 7, 2016 Time: 7PM Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Director: Diego Echeverria Film Details: 60 min, 1984, USA, color, DCP Website | Facebook Event | Tickets The DocYard presents a new digital restoration of Diego Echeverria’s 1984 documentary LOS SURES,...

FRAUD

Date: Monday, November 21, 2016 Time: 7PM Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Director: Dean Fleischer-Camp Film Details: 52 min, 2016, USA, color, DCP Film Website | Facebook Event | Tickets Director Dean Fleischer-Camp will attend in person. Synopsis: Between 2008-2015, a man filmed...

SONITA

Date: Monday, December 5, 2016 Time: 7PM Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Director: Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami Film Details: 90 min, 2015, Iran / Germany / Switzerland, color, DCP Film Website | Facebook Event | Tickets Winner of the 2016 Sundance Grand Jury Prize in World Cinema...

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Spring Shorts!

This season, the DocYard is extremely pleased to announce a program of short films guest programmed by The Non-Fiction Cartel with help from DER. Each short has been paired to screen prior to a selected feature screening in our spring line-up. Spring 2016 Shorts: February 8, preceding Kingdom...

KINGDOM OF SHADOWS

Date: Monday, February 8, 2016 Time: 7PM Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Director: Bernardo Ruiz Film Website | Facebook Event | Tickets Director Bernardo Ruiz will attend in person for Q&A moderated by Monika Navarro, documentary filmmaker and producer for WGBH WORLD...

CONTAINMENT

Date: Monday, February 22, 2016 Time: 7PM Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Directors: Peter Galison and Robb Moss Film Website | Facebook Event | Tickets Directors Peter Galison, Robb Moss and Editor Chyld King will attend in person for Q&A led by Lyda Kuth, filmmaker and...

DEMOCRATS

Date: Monday, March 7, 2016 Time: 7PM Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Director: Camilla Nielsson Film Website | Facebook Event | Tickets Editor Jeppe Bødskov will attend from Copenhagen via Skype for a post-screening discussion with Alice Apley, Executive Director of Documentary...

(T)ERROR

Date: Monday, March 21, 2016 Time: 7PM Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Directors: Lyric R. Cabral and David Felix Sutcliffe Film Website | Facebook Event |  Tickets Director David Felix Sutcliffe will attend in person for Q&A. Synopsis: Saeed “Shariff” Torres, a...

SEMBENE!

Date: Thursday, March 24, 2016 Time: 7PM Location: Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA Directors: Samba Gadjigo and Jason Silverman Details: 2015, 82 min, Color Film Website | Facebook Event | Free Screening and Discussion! Co-presented with the Harvard Visual and...

FIELD OF VISION

Date: Monday, March 28, 2016 Time: 7PM Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Co-creators: Laura Poitras, Charlotte Cook & AJ Schnack Website | Facebook Event | Tickets Special co-presentation with the MIT Open Documentary Lab Charlotte Cook will attend in person for Q&A  with...

COUNTING

Date: Monday, April 11, 2016 Time: 7PM Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Director: Jem Cohen Film Website | Facebook Event | Tickets Director Jem Cohen will attend via Skype for Q&A with Erin Trahan, film journalist and editor of the Independent. Synopsis: In fifteen linked...

DARKON – 10th ...

  Date: Monday, April 25, 2016 Time: 7PM Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Director(s): Luke Meyer & Andrew Neel Film Website | Facebook Event | Tickets 10th anniversary screening of the cult hit! *Wear a LARP costume to this screening and get a $5 discount ticket!*...

HIGH ON CRACK STREET...

Date: Monday, May 2, 2016 Time: 7pm Location: Brattle Theatre Details: 1995, USA, 60 min Directors: Richard Farrell, Maryann De Leo, and Jon Alpert Tickets | Facebook Event Co-presentation with the Independent Film Festival Boston Followed by a panel discussion moderated by Deb Becker of...

THE REAGAN SHORTS

The DocYard will present selections from the The Reagan Shorts prior to three feature screenings this fall. The Reagan Shorts is an ever-growing collection of short films about small but revealingly awkward moments from President Reagan’s years in office (ceremonies, presentations, and...

FRONTLINE SHORTS

The DocYard will present short documentaries from the award-winning PBS series, FRONTLINE, prior to three feature screenings this fall. FRONTLINE has served as American public television’s flagship public affairs series since 1983. Described by The Atlantic as “the best news program on...

HEAVEN KNOWS WHAT

Date: Thursday, September 24, 2015 Time: 7PM Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Details: 2015, USA, 94 min Directors: Josh Safdie, Benny Safdie Film Website | Tickets Directors Josh Safdie and Benny Safdie in person for Q&A with Ty Burr of the Boston Globe. Winner of the Grand...

BEST OF ENEMIES

Date: Monday, October 5, 2015 Time: 7PM Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Details: 2015, USA, 88 min Directors: Robert Gordon, Morgan Neville Film Website | Tickets | Facebook Event Nominated for the Grand Jury Prize in US Documentary at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival Director...

THE ARMOR OF LIGHT

Date: Friday, October 9, 2015 Time: 8PM Location: Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Center, Emerson College Details: 2015, USA, 87 min Director: Abigail Disney Special co-presentation with the GlobeDocs Film Festival Film Website | Tickets  Season passes do not apply to this...

DREAMCATCHER

Date: Monday, October 19, 2015 Time: 7PM Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Details: 2015, UK, 98 min Director: Kim Longinotto Film Website | Tickets Post-Film Q&A with Lisa Stevens (Producer), Brenda Myers-Powell (Film Subject), and Audrey Morrissey (Associate Director of My Life...

ROMEO IS BLEEDING

Date: Monday, November 2, 2015 Time: 7PM Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Details: 2015, USA, 93 min Director:  Jason Zeldes Producer: Michael Klein Film Website | Tickets Winner of the Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature at the 2015 San Francisco International Film Festival...

TOTO AND HIS SISTERS

Date: Monday, November 16, 2015 Time: 7PM Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Details: 2014, Romania, 93 min Director: Alexander Nanau Film Website | Facebook Event | Tickets Best Documentary at the 2015 Gopos Awards (Romanian Academy Awards), Best International Documentary at the 2014...