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Independent Film Festival Boston • April 25 – May 2, 2018

The Brattle Theatre40 Brattle St., Cambridge MA 02138 • Harvard Square • 617 876-6837 • [email protected]

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Repertory Series Archive(Some of) The Best of 2015

A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence

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A PIGEON SAT ON A BRANCH REFLECTING ON EXISTENCE

(2014) dir Roy Andersson [101 min; DCP]
Two travelling salesmen peddling novelty items launch us on a kaleidoscopic wandering through human destinies. A trip that shows us an absurdist portrait of modern society – the beauty of single moments, the pettiness of others, the humor and tragedy in us, life’s grandeur as well as the cruelty of humanity.

“Unspooling in 37 comic vignettes, these are Monty Python sketches as written by an existentialist philosopher.” – Cath Clarke, Time Out

“If you’ve ever wondered, ‘What if Ingmar Bergman directed Upright Citizens Brigade?’ then Andersson is the director for you.” – Wesley Morris, Grantland

“‘A Pigeon’ skips with slow-motion grace across a series of absurdist tableaux, a mocking oom-pah-pah soundtrack the only connective tissue.” – Ty Burr, Boston Globe

Buy Tickets – (Some of) The Best of 2015:

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MAD MAX: FURY ROAD
Fri 1/15 at 7:15 PM
THE ASSASSIN
Fri 1/15 at 5:00 9:45 PM
MAD MAX: FURY ROAD
Sat 1/16 at 12:00 4:45 9:30 PM
THE ASSASSIN
Sat 1/16 at 2:30 7:15 PM
TANGERINE
Sun 1/17 at 1:30 3:30 5:30 7:30 PM
ROAR
Sun 1/17 at 9:30 PM
GIRLHOOD
Mon 1/18 at 2:15 7:00 PM
THE DIARY OF A TEENAGE GIRL
Mon 1/18 at 4:45 9:30 PM
THE PEARL BUTTON
Wed 1/20 at 7:15 PM
THE LOOK OF SILENCE
Wed 1/20 at 5:00 9:15 PM
THEEB
Thu 1/21 at 7:15 PM
JAUJA
Thu 1/21 at 5:00 9:15 PM
99 HOMES
Fri 1/22 at 7:00 PM
CRIMSON PEAK
Fri 1/22 at 4:30 9:30 PM
THE FORBIDDEN ROOM
Sat 1/23 at 2:00 7:00 PM
THE DUKE OF BURGUNDY
Sat 1/23 at 4:45 9:45 PM
SHAUN THE SHEEP
Sat 1/23 at 12:00 PM
SHAUN THE SHEEP
Sun 1/24 at 12:00 PM
COURT
Sun 1/24 at 2:00 7:00 PM
GETT: THE TRIAL OF VIVIANE AMSALEM
Sun 1/24 at 4:309:30 PM
THE TRIBE
Mon 1/25 at 8:30 PM
GOODNIGHT MOMMY
Tue 1/26 at 9:30 PM
CLOUDS OF SILS MARIA
Wed 1/27 at 4:30 7:00 PM
IT FOLLOWS
Wed 1/27 at 9:30 PM
HEART OF A DOG
Thu 1/28 at 7:30 PM
A PIGEON SAT ON A BRANCH…
Thu 1/28 at 5:15 9:15 PM

 
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