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The 23rd Annual BUGS BUNNY FILM FESTIVAL takes place February 16–25, featuring three different programs with all your favorite Looney Tunes characters! Click for details…

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

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Wed, Jun 21, 2017

Special Events ArchiveSpecial Screenings (previous events)

The Big Sick

Admission for this special preview screening is first-come first-sat. Passes will not be required.


IFFBoston Screening Series

Special Advance Screening!

(2017) dir Michael Showalter w/Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan [119 min; DCP]
Based on the real-life courtship between Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, THE BIG SICK tells the story of Pakistan-born aspiring comedian Kumail, who hooks-up with grad student Emily after one of his standup sets. What they thought would be just a one-night stand, however, blossoms into the real thing, which complicates both of their lives.

Visit the Independent Film Festival Boston website for information on other upcoming screenings and events.

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Wednesday 6/21
at 7:00 PM

Stay tuned for details on how to get your seat at this free screening!

Brattle passes will not be accepted for this special event.

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