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Thanks to You, We Exceeded Our Summer Match Goal!

summer-match-2017-thank-you-Big thanks to everyone who helped us reach our Summer Match stretch goal—we are feeling the love today! 67 individuals bought memberships or made donations within the final 12 hours alone, totaling more than $8600! It doesn’t take a lot of people to make a BIG difference. Thank you!!!

Summer Match Stretch Goal—Today Only!

Our board of directors were so impressed with the response to our Summer Match fundraiser that they have pledged a stretch goal of $5,000 for today only, the final day of the campaign.

We can do it with your help.

If you have been intending to make a donation or become a member, now is the perfect time. Your support will go twice a far to help us bring the best classic and new films to you.

Please take a moment to donate or become a Brattle member today and help us raise every penny of this fundraising challenge!

Thank You!

Your Contribution Goes Twice as Far During Our Summer Match Fundraiser

Thanks to a generous $10,000 matching grant, every donation and membership to the Brattle made from today until August 15 will be matched dollar-for-dollar!

That means your support will have double the impact on our ability to bring the best classic and new films to you.

It’s a perfect time to donate or become a Brattle member.

Brattle Film Notes: ‘Wayne’s World’: Penelope Spheeris and the Amplified Femininity

Brattle Film Notes: ‘Fast Times at Ridgemont High’

Reviews for ‘Mali Blues’

mali-blues-poster-1NYT Critics Pick NYT Critic’s Pick! “Despite the urgency of the situation the musicians face, when they’re not doing their work, the movie is quiet, observant, taking in the austere beauty of the land and the people.” – Glenn Kenny, The New York Times

“First-time feature director Gregor never imposes a narrative arc on his subjects; instead, we meet them, hear their hopes and their fears, and then savor performances of singular beauty, power, and invention.” – Alan Scherstuhl, Village Voice

“Compelling! Mali Blues artfully combines hypnotic music with definite social concerns. The emotion is strong, the music joyous.” – Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times

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Reviews for ‘Funeral Parade of Roses’

funeral-parade-of-roses-poster-1-small“Describing this transgressive take on Oedipus Rex purely in terms of plot would be as limiting as calling the King of Thebes slightly confused.” – Michael Nordine, Indiewire

“It imparts the thrill of witnessing the hedonism and lawlessness—both sexual and artistic—of a bygone culture. You also feel an almost tragic surge of melancholia watching it: where and when, you wonder, will cinema ever get quite this wild again?” – Jonathan Romney, Film Comment

“As a cinematic and cultural document this is fascinating material, definitely worth your time.” – Bradley Gibson, Film Threat

“Matsumoto mashes a barrage of audio-visual styles, tones and gimmicks into a brash kaleidoscope of filmic possibility.” – Gary Goldstein, Los Angeles Times

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Brattle Film Notes: ‘Cléo from 5 to 7’

Reviews for ‘Dave Made a Maze’

dave-made-a-maze-poster-new“A visually inventive tour-de-force of anarchic glee…a marvelous gem of an indie comedy, its cinematic treasures a treat for all.” – Hammer To Nail

“Wildly inventive…an impressively crafted feature that’s full of frequent surprises.” – The Hollywood Reporter

“One of the most vivid, imaginative, and original movie worlds in recent cinema…We have the makings of a stone-cold cult classic with this one.” – The Young Folks

“There aren’t sufficient words to describe the remarkable visual environment; suffice it to say that the production designers are the stars here as much as the cast.” – Tom Russo, Boston Globe

🌯🌯🌯🌯½ “‘Dave Made a Maze’ is like a homemade ‘Labyrinth’ for adults!” – Scott Weinberg, Nerdist

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Brattle Film Notes: ‘Desperately Seeking Susan’: Style, Sensibility, and the ‘80s

A Centennial Tribute to Robert Mitchum! TWO FOR THE SEESAW • Tuesday 8/22 at 5:00 & 7:30

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