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Independent Film Festival Boston • April 26 – May 3

‘Othello’ reviews


★★★★ “Moor! Moor! Moor!” – Peter Keough, Boston Globe

“Shakespeare is subjected not to a decorous homage but to an enraptured wrestle. There is no excuse not to see it.” – Anthony Lane, New Yorker

★★★★★ “Welles’s blood, sweat and tears are fully evident in each frame… A Shakespeare movie that lives and breathes like few others.” – Keith Uhlich, Time Out New York

“OTHELLO is immediately involving, draws us in as swiftly as does a cobra’s eyes, hypnotizing us… watching it, you want to swoon, you get weak, the way you would if a great king should ever pass before you.” Leo Racicot writes about the dizzying majesty of Welles’ film adaptation of the Shakespeare masterpiece in his Brattle Film Notes essay. Read more

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The new digital restoration of Othello plays Friday, June 27 through Monday, June 30. Click here for trailer, showtimes and online tickets

  • Independent Film Festival Boston • April 26 – May 3
Director Q+A via Skype! The DocYard and Crows and Sparrows present BEHEMOTH • Monday, April 24 at 7:00 PM • Co-sponsored by the Harvard-China Project on Energy, Economy and Environment and the Environment in Asia Series, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

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