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A Timeline of Recent Brattle History

Year:

Event:

2014

The Brattle breaks box office records with Snowpiercer

Renovated concession stand

2013

Kickstarter campaign raises $170,000 in 34 days to install DCP and new HVAC at the Brattle

2012

Ongoing partnerships with film festivals and organizations brings special guests including Stephen Rea (Boston Irish FF), Julie Delpy (IFFB), Don Coscarelli (BUFF)

2011

Brattle Theatre co-founder Cy Harvey, Jr. passes away

Stephen Tobolowsky and Crispin Glover both perform one-man shows at Brattle

2010

The BFF celebrates 10 year anniversary and a banner year for guests (36!)

First year of our partnership with The DocYard

2009

The Brattle begins serving beer and wine

2008

Increase in ticket sales for the first time since 2002

Willem Dafoe guest of honor at our annual gala

2007

Launch of Elements of Cinema

Successfully completed the Preserve the Brattle Legacy campaign, raising over $400,000 in 18 months

2006

David Lynch appears at opening night of our Inland Empire premiere

2005

Launch of the Preserve the Brattle Legacy campaign

2004

The Brattle encounters a 50% dip in ticket sales, a drop seen across the country due to increased competition from on-demand and video

2003

In celebration of the Brattle’s 50th Anniversary as a cinema Lili Taylor, Gordon Willis, Albert Maysles appear

2002

Launched Film Notes Program

One of five cinemas in the country allowed to screen Donnie Darko theatrically

2001

Brattle Film Foundation is founded to run the Brattle Theatre and gives the cinema a much needed face lift