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Postcards From the Edge

Buy Tickets A Tribute to Carrie Fisher! Double Feature with SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN (1990) dir Mike Nichols w/Meryl Streep, Shirley MacLaine, Dennis Quaid, Gene Hackman, Richard Dreyfuss, Rob Reiner [101 min; tbd] Though she will always be best remembered for her role as Princess Leia in the Star Wars films, Carrie Fisher was also More »
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Singin’ in the Rain

Buy Tickets A Tribute to Debbie Reynolds! Double Feature with POSTCARDS FROM THE EDGE (1952) dir Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly w/Debbie Reynolds, Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor, Jean Hagen, Cyd Charisse [103 min; 35mm] We were as saddened as everyone else by the passing of one of Hollywood’s most enduring (and endearing) mother/daughter duos, Carrie Fisher More »
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Trash Night

Buy Tickets Tickets $7 all seats. Brattle Passes not accepted for this event. We’re excited to welcome TRASH NIGHT, one of Boston’s best underground comedy/film events, to the Brattle! Once a month TRASH NIGHT selects one F-grade, sub-cult cinematic wonder and unleashes it on an unsuspecting audience – with original video weirdness seeded throughout. This More »
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Behemoth

Buy Tickets Brattle passes not accepted. Director: Zhao Liang Film Details: 90 minutes, 2015, China/France, color, DCP Film Website | Trailer Co-presented by Crows & Sparrows Director Zhao Liang will attend via Skype for discussion. World Premiere at the 2015 Venice International Film Festival About the Film: Beginning with a mining explosion in Mongolia and ending in a ghost city west More »
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The Day the Earth Stood Still

Buy Tickets Double Feature with CONTACT (1951) dir Robert Wise w/Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe, Sam Jaffee, Billy Gray [92 min; tbd] While the aliens might come in peace, that doesn’t mean they don’t travel with protection. In this 1950s sci-fi classic, the protection comes in the form of a menacing robot named Gort More »
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Contact

Buy Tickets Double Feature with THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL (1997) dir Robert Zemeckis w/Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Skerritt [150 min; 35mm] This adaptation of Carl Sagan’s novel features Jodie Foster as Dr. Ellie Arroway of the SETI program who is the first person on Earth to encounter a confirmed communication from outer More »
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Paul

Buy Tickets The Late Show (2011) dir Greg Mottola w/Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Seth Rogan, Jason Bateman, Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader, Joe Lo Truglio, Blythe Danner, Sigourney Weaver [104 min; DCP] This self-referential, pop culture send up written by and starring geek faves Simon Pegg & Nick Frost (Shaun of the Dead) wastes no time More »
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Gattaca

Buy Tickets Presented by The Technoskeptic Discussion to follow (1997) dir Andrew Niccol w/Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman, Jude Law, Gore Vidal [106 min; DCP] In a future where a person’s destiny is determined by genetics, an “invalid” (i.e. born of traditional union) man (Hawke) dreams of becoming an astronaut and takes the identity of a More »
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Arrival*

Buy Tickets (2016) dir Denis Villeneuve w/Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, Michael Stuhlbarg [116 min; DCP] When mysterious alien craft start descending upon the world, who do you call to try and communicate with them? A hostage negotiator? An army general? NO, you call a linguist. And that’s just what happens in this smart More »
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The Iron Giant

Buy Tickets Special Matinees (1999) dir Brad Bird w/Eli Marienthal, Vin Diesel, Harry Connick Jr., Jennifer Aniston [90 min; DCP] A young boy befriends a giant alien robot in this sweet, animated coming-of-age film. Written and directed by a pre-Pixar Brad Bird (The Incredibles), IRON GIANT was weirdly overlooked at the time of its release More »
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Director in Person! The DocYard presents SOUTHWEST OF SALEM • February 27 at 7:00 PM

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