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Margaret Atwood in Person! THE HANDMAID'S TALE Fri 5/2 at 7:00 PM

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Brattle Theatre Tag Sale

As you might imagine, a place like the Brattle has accumulated a lot of stuff – from film posters to books to other ephemera – over the years. Most of it has become a treasured part of our archives but we also have a lot of duplicate items or items that we just can’t find a place More »
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The Handmaid’s Tale

Buy Tickets Author Margaret Atwood in Person! (1990) dir Volker Schlöndorff w/Natasha Richardson, Faye Dunaway, Aiden Quinn, Elizabeth McGovern, Robert Duvall [109 min; 35mm] We are thrilled to welcome the recipient of this year’s Harvard Arts Medal, Margaret Atwood, to the Brattle to introduce this special screening. THE HANDMAID’S TALE is a dark, disturbing work More »
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Breadcrumb Trail

Buy Tickets Special Premiere Screening! (2014) dir Lance Bangs w/Slint, Steve Albini, Ian Mackaye, David Grubbs, David Yow, James Murphy, Will Oldham. [93 min; Digital] A brand-new feature length documentary about the band Slint and the Louisville music culture they emerged from. Throughout the 1980s, a group of friends in Louisville, Kentucky grew up forming bands, breaking More »
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An Evening at ‘The Good Inn’

Buy Tickets Co-presented by The Harvard Coop We’re thrilled to host the Boston area book launch for the first novel from legendary Pixies frontman, Black Francis. Along with co-author Josh Frank and illustrator Steven Appleby, Francis has created a bold and visually arresting illustrated novel about art, conflict, and the origins of a certain type More »
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The Sacrament

Buy Tickets New England Premiere Director: Ti West Follows a group of journalists shooting a doc about a man’s attempt to locate his missing sister. They find her in a rural cult preparing for a mass suicide. Official Page & Trailer | Facebook | Twitter Red Band Trailer:
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The Supreme Price

Buy Tickets New England Premiere Director: Joanna Lipper Following the annulment of her father’s victory in Nigeria’s Presidential Election and her mother’s assassination by agents of the military dictatorship, Hafsat Abiola faces the challenge of transforming a corrupt culture of governance into a democracy capable of serving Nigeria’s most marginalized population: women. Official Site | Facebook | Twitter
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God Help The Girl

Buy Tickets New England Premiere Director: Stuart Murdoch Written and directed by Stuart Murdoch, the lead singer of Belle and Sebastian, this musical is set in Glasgow and follows a young woman dealing with emotional problems. Songwriting becomes a catalyst for her recovery, leading her to the city where she meets two musicians who are More »
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Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter

Buy Tickets New England Premiere Director: David Zellner A lonely Japanese girl travels to Minnesota after becoming obsessed with recovering the money she saw buried in the movie FARGO. Official Page | Facebook | Twitter
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