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Approaching the Elephant

BUY TICKETS Filmmaker Amanda Rose Wilder will attend in person for Q&A moderated by Paul Turano, filmmaker and Assistant Professor of Visual and Media Arts at Emerson College. Details: 89 min, USA, 2014 Filmmaker: Amanda Rose Wilder Synopsis: Amanda Rose Wilder’s feature debut dives head first into the inaugural year of the Teddy McArdle Free More »
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We Always Lie to Strangers

BUY TICKETS Co-director David Wilson will attend in person for Q&A moderated by Jane Gillooly, filmmaker and film/video faculty member at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Details: 108 min, USA, 2013 Filmmakers: AJ Schnack, David Wilson Synopsis: Five years in the making, WE ALWAYS LIE TO STRANGERS is a story of More »
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Pulp: a Film About Life, Death & Supermarkets

Buy Tickets Special Premiere Screening! Presented by Vanyaland and The Brattle (2014) dir Florian Habicht w/Jarvis Cocker, Nick Banks, Candida Doyle, Richard Hawley [90 min; Format TBD] An infectious merging of mutually delighted spirits, Florian Habicht’s collaboration with Jarvis Cocker fixes the triumphant 2012 concert billed as UK pop rock band Pulp’s last ever within More »
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The Notorious Mr. Bout

BUY TICKETS Co-sponsored with the Film Study Center at Harvard Filmmakers Maxim Pozdorovkin and Tony Gerber will attend in person for Q&A moderated by Peter Galison, co-director of the Film Study Center at Harvard and co-director of SECRECY. Details: 94 min, USA/Russia, 2013 Filmmakers: Maxim Pozdorovkin & Tony Gerber Synopsis: Viktor Bout was a Russian More »
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The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

Buy Tickets Presented by The Brattle and Jesse James Revival Actor Casey Affleck in Person for Q+A! (2007) dir Andrew Dominik w/Brad Pitt, Casey Affleck, Mary-Louis Parker, Sam Rockwell, Jeremy Renner, Sam Shepard, Garret Dillahunt, Paul Schneider [160 min; 35mm] An exemplary modern western, THE ASSASSINATION OF JESSE JAMES features a subtle, charismatic performance from More »
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God’s Slave

Buy Tickets New England Premiere! FreshFlix (2013, Venezuela) Directed by Joel Novoa [91 mins; digital; in Spanish, Arabic & French] Based on the horrific 1994 bombing of a synagogue in Buenos Aires, God’s Slave follows the parallel stories of an Islamic fundamentalist and potential suicide bomber, and the tough-minded Israeli Mossad agent sent to Argentina More »
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Watchers of the Sky

TICKET INFO *RUSH LINE ONLY* Boston Premiere! Co-presented with Boston Jewish Film Festival Details: 114 min, Netherlands/Rwanda/USA, 2014 Filmmaker(s): Edet Belzberg Director Edet Belzberg will attend in person. Following the screening, there will be a panel discussion moderated by Martha Minow, Dean and professor at Harvard Law School. Other panelists include Alex Whiting and Sam More »
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Return from Witch Mountain*

Tentative – please check back to confirm Kid Power! Book Launch Event (1978) dir John Hough w/Kim Richards, Ike Eisenmann, Bette Davis, Christopher Lee [95 min; 35mm] Having eluded one crackpot millionaire, the siblings come to the attention of another (played by Bette Davis no less!) and this one has her own personal mad scientist More »
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Escape to Witch Mountain*

Tentative – please check back to confirm Kid Power! Book Launch Event (1975) dir John Hough w/Kim Richards, Ike Eisenmann, Eddie Albert, Ray Milland, Donald Pleasance [97 min; 35mm] Two of the most memorable of Disney’s ‘70s live action outings, the WITCH MOUNTAIN films instilled a generation of children with a distrust of the rich More »
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The Bad News Bears

Buy Tickets Author and Editor Kier-La Janisse in Person! (1976) dir Michael Ritchie w/Walter Matthau, Tatum O’Neal, Jackie Earle Haley, Vic Morrow [102 min; 35mm] They don’t make ‘em like this anymore! “Walter Matthau whips a ragtag ‘tween team of foul-mouthed outcasts into one of the tuffest brigades this side of Vietnam. This mid-70s time More »
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