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Theatrical Premiere Engagement! BISBEE '17 • September 20–26

Brattle News

Staff Picks: September 17–23

We’ve got some special guests lined up for a couple of this week’s staff picks, including filmmaker Sandi Tan in person at tonight’s screening with The DocYard, and filmmaker Robert Greene in person on Thursday – learn more after the jump…

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Bergman Series Cancellations on Wednesday 10/3 and Sunday 10/7

We regret that we must cancel the following upcoming screenings: 5:30 show of SUMMER INTERLUDE on Wednesday, October 3, and the 1:30 screening of SUMMER WITH MONIKA on Sunday, October 7. All other shows on these dates will take place as scheduled.

Staff Picks: September 10–16

We’ve got some special guests lined up for a couple of this week’s staff picks, including RaMell Ross in person at tonight’s screening with The DocYard and Josephine Decker in person on Saturday – learn more after the jump…

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Announcing the Boston Women’s Film Festival

The Brattle is excited to be hosting and co-producing the inaugural edition of a new festival of films directed by women! The BOSTON WOMEN’S FILM FESTIVAL is the newest addition to Greater Boston’s film festival landscape.

This fall, the festival will present a weekend of events celebrating the diversity and power of women’s cinema at both the Brattle Theatre and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Films included this year at the Brattle include a galvanizing documentary about cyber-bullying (NETIZENS), Nia DeCosta’s neo-Western (LITTLE WOODS), and a rom-com-drama featuring a remarkable performance from Mary Elizabeth Winstead as a raunchy comedian battling some serious demons while pursuing her dreams (ALL ABOUT NINA).

Click here for the Brattle lineup, visit for a list of films screening at the Museum of Fine Arts, or visit for complete details.

The Brattle Celebrates Art House Theater Day

The Brattle will celebrate Art House Theater Day on Sunday, September 23rd with a screening of John Landis’ SCHLOCK.

Art House Theater Day is an annual celebration of art house theaters and the cultural role they play in communities across the country. It is a day to recognize the year-round contributions of film and filmmakers, patrons, projectionists, and staff, and the brick and mortar theaters that are passionately dedicated to providing access to the best cinematic experience.

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Staff Picks: September 3–9

The Brattle staff have a lot of love for the incredible work of late cinematographer Robby Müller, choosing the majority of our series for this week’s picks. We’re also anticipating the return of The DocYard on Monday, September 10th, with director RaMell Ross in person for Q+A – see the full list after the jump…

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Reviews for ‘Persona’

“This is the ultimate celluloid Rorschach test, where the production refuses to offer a straightforward solution to the maze of thorny challenges.” – Phil Hall, Film Threat

“Hardcore surrealism is rarely this enjoyable.” – David Jenkins, Little White Lies

“Bergman blends a theatrical subjectivity with a tactile visual intimacy, with his characters, the objects close at hand, and the superb coastal landscape.” – Richard Brody, New Yorker

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Staff Picks for the September–October Schedule

STAFF PICKWe’re back with a list of faves and must-sees from the Brattle staff! Get ready for our fall schedule by checking out the complete list, after the jump…

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Fall 2018 Schedule Preview

Our new Fall 2018 Schedule, including events for September and October, arrives later this week! Packed with more than 75 films and events, we’ve got something you’re sure to enjoy – check out details after the jump…
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Staff Picks: August 20–26

The Brattle staff were all over the place this week, choosing superb French animation, a classic of Hong Kong action cinema, a ’50s comedy starring the irrepressible Rosalind Russell, and an ’80s sci-fi screening with its incredible sequel – see the full list after the jump…

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