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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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High Art

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High Art

Double Feature with DESERT HEARTS

(1998) dir Lisa Cholodenko w/Radha Mitchell, Ally Sheedy, Gabriel Mann, Patricia Clarkson [101 min; 35mm]
Syd, a young magazine editor (Mitchell) discovers that her upstairs neighbor Lucy (Sheedy) is a famous, retired photographer. At first fascinated by, then professionally tied to, then attracted to Lucy, Syd finds herself drawn into a co-dependent relationship that threatens to upend her perfectly planned life while also presenting unexpected opportunities.

Co-presented with Wicked Queer: The Boston LGBT Film Festival. Wicked Queer Film Festival returns March 30th to April 9th, 2017.


“‘High Art’ is so perceptive and mature it makes similar films seem flippant.” – Roger Ebert

“High Art remains a well crafted film by a first time director at the top of her game.” – Michael D. Klemm,

“A highlight of the 1998 Sundance Festival: Cholodenko depicts with unwavering veracity the breakup of one longtime lesbian relationship just as another, unexpected one begins. The acting of the three women, Sheedy Mitchell, and Clarkson, is superb.” – Emanuel Levy, Variety

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at 1:00 5:15 PM

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