Friday, August 25

Special Events ArchiveMassachusetts Independent Film Festival 2017

Block A3: Touch Gloves

Buy Tickets Festival and Day Passes also available. Brattle passes not accepted.

Presented by Massachusetts Independent Film Festival

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Touch GlovesTouch Gloves

dir. Felipe Jorge 60min
An observational documentary that follows Haverhill, MA struggling boxing club, Haverhill Downtown Boxing. Operated by Ray Hebert we see fighters train to become recognized amateur boxers from the gym all the way to The Golden Gloves in Lowell, MA.


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dir. Maryam Zahirimehr 13min
The effect of war such as PTSD that could destroy or build the solidarity and unison between refugees and citizens of a country.

oh ophelia poster 1Oh, Ophelia (short)
dir. Dakota Nanton 4min
A short, surreal meditation on dreams, death, and Hamlet.

bionic stride poster 1Bionic Stride (short)
dir. Joe Aidonidis 30min
A fascinating look at living with prosthetics. Watch the Trailer