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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...

FRAME BY FRAME

Date: Monday, November 30, 2015 Time: 7PM Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Details: 2015, USA, 84 min Directors: Alexandria Bombach, Mo Scarpelli Special Co-presentation with the UMass Boston Film Series DocYard Season Passes Accepted! Film Website | Tickets | Facebook Event Best...

CROCODILE GENNADIY

Date: Monday, December 14, 2015 Time: 7PM Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Details: 2015, USA, 97 min Filmmakers: Steve Hoover (Director), Danny Yourd (Producer) Film Website | Tickets | Facebook Event Golden Rock Award Best Documentary Feature at the 2015 Little Rock Film Festival,...

The DocYard at Indep...

The DocYard is proud to co-present these documentary films at the 2015 IFFBoston! BEST OF ENEMIES – Robert Gordon & Morgan Neville – Tickets Saturday, April 25 at 4:30pm at the Brattle Theatre Description: Chronicles the 1968 televised debates between liberal Gore Vidal and...

HAPPY VALLEY

Date: Monday, March 30, 2015 Time: 7PM Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Details: 2014, USA, 98 min Director: Amir Bar-Lev Website | Facebook | Tickets | Join the Facebook Event *This event is a rescheduled screening of the snowed out January 26 screening date. All passholders are...

ACTRESS

Date: Monday, February 9, 2015   TUESDAY, February 10, 2015 (delayed by one day due to weather) Time: 7PM Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Details: 2014, USA, 88 min Director: Robert Greene Website | Facebook | Tickets | Join the Facebook Event Winner of Best Storytelling in a...

NE ME QUITTE PAS

Date: Monday, February 23, 2015 Time: 7PM Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Details: 2013, Netherlands/Belgium, 107 min Directors: Sabine Lubbe Bakker and Niels Van Koevorden Website | Facebook | Tickets | Join the Facebook Event Winner of Best Documentary Editing at the 2014 Tribeca...

UNDERGROUND

Date: Monday, March 9, 2015 Time: 7PM Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Details: 1976, USA, 87 min Directors: Emile de Antonio, Mary Lampson, and Haskell Wexler Tickets | Join the Facebook Event Co-director Mary Lampson will appear in person for Q&A Synopsis: In 1975, Emile de...

UKRAINE IS NOT A BRO...

Date: Monday, March 23, 2015 Time: 7PM Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Details: 2013, Australia/Ukraine, 80 min Director: Kitty Green Website | Facebook | Tickets | Join the Facebook Event Official Selection of the 2013 Venice Film Festival – Special Mention Director Kitty...

FOREST OF THE DANCIN...

Date: Monday, April 6, 2015 Time: 7PM Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Details: 2013, Sweden/Canada, 104 min Director: Linda Västrik Website | Facebook | Tickets | Join the Facebook Event Sponsorship for this event is provided by the Quebec Government Office in...

DIVIDE IN CONCORD

Date: Monday, April 20, 2015 Time: 7PM Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Details: 2014, USA, 82 min Director: Kris Kaczor Website | Facebook | Tickets | Join the Facebook Event Official Selection of the 2014 HotDocs Film Festival and 2014 DOCNYC Winner of Best New England Film at the...

E-TEAM

Date: Monday, October 6, 2014 Time: 7PM Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Details: 88 min, USA, 2013 Filmmaker(s): Ross Kauffman & Katy Chevigny Website | Facebook | Tickets | Invite Friends! Winner of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival Cinematography Award in U.S....

RETURN TO HOMS

Date: Monday, October 20, 2014 Time: 7PM Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Details: 90 min, Syria/Germany, 2013, Arabic with English subtitles Filmmaker(s): Talal Derki Website | Facebook | Tickets | Invite Friends! Winner of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize...

HOAX_CANULAR

US Premiere! Date: Monday, November 3, 2014 Time: 7PM Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Details: 90 min, Canada, 2013 Filmmaker(s): Dominic Gagnon Tickets | Invite Friends! Grand Prix for Best Canadian Feature at the 2013 Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM),...

WATCHERS OF THE SKY

Boston Premiere! Co-presented with Boston Jewish Film Festival Date: Saturday, November 8, 2014 Time: 6:30PM Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Details: 114 min, Netherlands/Rwanda/USA, 2014 Filmmaker(s): Edet Belzberg Website | Facebook | Tickets (rush line only) | Invite...

NATIONAL GALLERY

Co-presented with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Date: Sunday, November 16, 2014 Time: 12:30PM Location: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA Details: 181 min, USA, 2013 Filmmaker(s): Frederick Wiseman Website | Facebook | Tickets | Invite Friends! DocYard Passholders: We have sent you an e-mail...

THE NOTORIOUS MR. BO...

Date: Monday, November 17, 2014 Time: 7PM Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Details: 94 min, USA/Russia, 2013 Filmmaker(s): Maxim Pozdorovkin & Tony Gerber Website | Facebook | Tickets | Invite Friends! Filmmakers Maxim Pozdorovkin and Tony Gerber will attend in person for Q&A...

WE ALWAYS LIE TO STR...

Date: Monday, December 1, 2014 Time: 7PM Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Details: 108 min, USA, 2013 Filmmaker(s): AJ Schnack, David Wilson Winner of the 2013 SXSW Jury Prize for Direction Co-director David Wilson will attend in person for Q&A moderated by Jane Gillooly,...

APPROACHING THE ELEP...

Date: Monday, December 15, 2014 Time: 7PM Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Details: 89 min, USA, 2014 Filmmaker(s): Amanda Rose Wilder Website | Facebook | Tickets | Invite Friends! Winner of the jury award for Emerging Cinematic Vision at the 2014 Camden International Film...

BENDING STEEL

Date: Monday, January 13, 2014 Time: 7PM Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Details: 93 min, USA, 2013 Filmmaker(s): Dave Carroll, Ryan Scafuro Website | Facebook | Tickets | RSVP and Invite Friends! Synopsis: Bending Steel, a deeply moving and inspiring documentary from...

THE SQUARE

Date: Monday, January 20, 2014 Time: 7PM Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Details: 95 min, Egypt/USA, 2013 Filmmaker(s): Jehane Noujaim Website | Facebook | Tickets | RSVP and invite friends! Synopsis: The Egyptian Revolution has been an ongoing rollercoaster over the past...

AATSINKI

Date: Monday, January 27, 2014 Time: 7PM Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Details: 85 min, USA/Finland, 2013 Filmmaker(s): Jessica Oreck Website | Facebook | Tickets | RSVP and invite friends! Synopsis:  Brothers Aarne and Lasse Aatsinki are cowboys of the Arctic. Quiet...

CAUCUS

Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2014 Time: 7PM Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Details: 109 min, USA, 2013 Filmmaker(s): AJ Schnack Website | Facebook | Tickets | RSVP and Invite Friends! Synopsis:  For the past 40 years, the race for the American Presidency has begun in the...

THE FLAHERTY AT THE ...

    Date: Monday, February 24, 2014 Time: 7PM Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Website | Tickets | RSVP and Invite Friends! | DocYard Season Passes Accepted! The Flaherty is kicking off their 60th Anniversary by visiting The DocYard - come join the...

COUSIN JULES

Date: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 Time: 7:30PM Location: Museum of Fine Arts Boston Details: 91 min, France, 1973 Filmmaker(s): Dominique Benicheti Special co-presentation with the Museum of Fine Arts Boston! Website | Tickets | RSVP and invite friends! Season Passes not...

FIRST COUSIN ONCE RE...

Date: Monday, March 10, 2014 Time: 7PM Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Details: 78 min, USA, 2013 Filmmaker(s): Alan Berliner Website | Facebook | Tickets | RSVP and Invite Friends Synopsis:  A distinguished poet, translator, critic and teacher, Edwin Honig wrote dozens of...

A SPELL TO WARD OFF ...

Date: Sunday, March 23, 2014 Time: 7PM Location: Harvard Film Archive, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge Details: 98 min, France/Germany/Estonia, 2013 Filmmaker(s): Ben Russell, Ben Rivers Special co-presentation with the Harvard Film Archive and Balagan...

SHORT FILMS BY BEN R...

Date: Monday, March 24, 2014 Time: 7PM Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Details: 86 min total Filmmaker(s): Ben Russell, Ben Rivers Special co-presentation with the Harvard Film Archive and Balagan Films!  Tickets | RSVP and Invite Friends | Season Passes Accepted! On the...

Robert A.A. Lowe (Li...

Date: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 Time: Doors open at 9PM Location: Middlesex Lounge, 315 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA – (617) 868-MSEX Details: spontaneous music + 16mm projections Artist(s): Ben Russell, Robert A.A. Lowe (Lichens) Special co-presentation with Non-event and...

HEARTS AND MINDS

Date: Monday, April 7, 2014 Time: 7PM Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Details: 112 min, USA, 1974 Filmmaker(s): Peter Davis Website | Tickets | RSVP and invite friends! Synopsis:  A courageous and startling film, Peter Davis’s landmark documentary Hearts and Minds...

TOWN HALL

Date: Monday, April 14, 2014 Time: 7PM Location: Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA Details: 74 min, USA, 2013 Filmmaker(s): Sierra Pettengill, Jamila Wignot Website | Facebook | Tickets | RSVP and invite friends! Synopsis: TOWN HALL casts an unflinching eye at Katy and John, two Tea...

A WORLD NOT OURS

  Date: October 27, 2013 Time: 3:30PM Location: Museum of Fine Arts Boston Details: 93 min, UK/Lebanon/Denmark, 2012 Filmmaker(s): Mahdi Fleifel Special Co-Presentation with the Boston Palestine Film Festival! Closing Film! Website | Facebook | Trailer | Tickets Synopsis:  A WORLD...

UNORTHODOX

Special Co-presentation with the Boston Jewish Film Festival World Premiere! Filmmakers will attend in person. Tweet Date: November 10, 2013 Time: 2:30PM Location: Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) Boston Details: 89 min, USA / Israel, 2013 Filmmaker(s): Anna Wexler and Nadja...