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Brattle Oscar Party 2004Whether we’re welcoming an accomplished director to our stage or hosting one of our famous Oscar parties, there’s always something happening at the Brattle! Visit the Guests page to see names of recent visitors to the Brattle. You can also check out some of the Brattle’s signature repertory programming on the Series Archive page. Want to delve a little deeper into the past? Have a look at the Timeline of Brattle History, covering the period 1890–1990.

Annual Events

  • Art House Silent Art Auction
  • Boston Fantastic Film Festival*
  • The Brattle Anime Fesival*
  • Bugs Bunny Film Festival during February school vacation week
  • EVIL DEAD 2 on Halloween
  • Guaranteed Request Raffle, aka The Braffle
  • New Year’s Day Marx Brothers Marathon
  • Oscar Party
  • Schlock-Around-The-Clock
  • Trailer Treats, A Summer Celebration
  • Valentine’s Day screenings of CASABLANCA

*currently on hiatus

Special Events:

2011–Present

2010

  • Cambridge Center for Adult Education presents Wicked Smart, featuring Diane Paulus, February 10
  • Boston Society of Film Critics Annual Awards & Screening, February 6
  • World Music/CRASHarts presents Damon & Naomi: 1001 Nights, with special guests Michio Kurihara, Sharon Van Etten, and Haden Guest, January 31
  • The Best of Open Screen 2009, January 21
  • Hooked On Who, January 9 & 10
  • Boston Skeptics present How To Have More Sex With Richard Wiseman, January 8

2009

  • Harvard Book Store presents America’s Test Kitchen, December 7
  • The Bicycle Film Festival, November 21
  • Cambridge Center for Adult Education presents Vanessa Trien and Friends, November 21
  • Boston Irish Film Festival presents KISSES, November 19
  • Harvard University Department of Anthropology and the Brattle present RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK, November 18
  • Python-A-Thon, November 7
  • World Music/CRASHarts presents Hidden Cameras, November 1
  • Boston Bike Film Festival, October 23 & 24
  • World Music/CRASHarts presents Califone, October 22
  • Boston Book Festival Preview, October 21
  • Session Americana, October 19
  • Boston Society of Architects and Truth Serum present LUCKEY, October 15
  • United Nations Association Film Festival closing night, October 11
  • World Music/CRASHarts present Jolie Holland, September 17

2008

  • Hooked On Who, Two, December 19 & 20
  • Boston Irish Film Fest Opening Night, featuring EDEN, November 13
  • A Tribute to Gerald Peary, November 12
  • Premiere Screening of A HUNDRED MILES OR MORE: ALLISON KRAUSS LIVE FROM THE TRACKING ROOM, presented by Rounder Records, November 11
  • The Harvard University Asia Center and The South Asia Initiative present RAMCHAND PAKISTANI, November 10
  • The B-List: Panel Discussion, November 5
  • Boston Asian American Film Festival Closing Night, SANTA MESA, October 26
  • The Boston Bike Film Festival, October 17 & 18
  • Boston Muslim Film Festival Opening Night, October 13
  • The Brattle and the W.E.B. DuBoise Institute present THE LITTLE FUGITIVE, October 4
  • Art House, September 28
  • United Nations Association Film Festival, September 26 & 27
  • Cambridge Center for Adult Education presents Wicked Smart, featuring UMass professor Padraig O’Malley
  • Juliana Hatfield in concert, September 14
  • Hooked On Who!, August 8-10
  • Brattle Trivia Night, July 31
  • Boston Film Race, July 30-31
  • Preview Screening! AMERICAN TEEN, July 23
  • The Fifth Annual TRAILER TREATS, plus Trailer Smackdown 2008, July 17
  • The American Australian Association presents Australian Short Film Today, July 14
  • Brothers Unconnected, A Tribute to Charles Gocher and Sun City Girls, June 19
  • (In)Famous: 20 Years of Cambridge Community Television’s Most Talked About Programming, May 29
  • Mayfair Short Film Festival, May 4
  • Independent Film Festival of Boston 2008, April 25-27
  • POLIS IS THIS, A Brattle Benefit, April 10
  • Schlock-Around-The-Clock 2008, April 5
  • 14th Annual Chlotrudis Awards, March 30
  • Women In Film & Video New England Present The 2008 Image Awards Festival, March 29
  • Boston Cinema Census VII, March 14
  • Women In Film & Video New England Present The International Women’s
  • Day Short Film Showcase, March 8
  • Annual Oscar Party, February 24
  • 13th Annual Bugs Bunny Film Festival, February 15-25
  • Casablanca, Valentine’s Day, February 14
  • Cinema Circus, A Family Film Fest, January 26
  • Boston Society of Film Critics Awards, January 20
  • The Club Passim 50th Anniversary Hoot!, January 6
  • Pythonathon!, January 5

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Independent Film Festival Boston • April 24–28 at Brattle Theatre
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