Wednesday, May 23

Rarities (past events)Special Events ArchiveStaff Picks (past events)Boston Calling Film Festival 2018

Jeanne Dielman, 23 Commerce Quay, 1080 Brussels

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Boston Calling Film Festival

Curated by Natalie Portman

(1975) dir Chantal Akerman w/Delphine Seyrig [201 min; DCP]
A singular work in film history, Chantal Akerman’s JEANNE DIELMAN meticulously details, with a sense of impending doom, the daily routine of a middle-aged widow, whose chores include making the beds, cooking dinner for her son, and turning the occasional trick. – The Criterion Collection

Staff Pick: Yangqiao

“Without a doubt, this is a film by a brilliantly talented artist with a rigorous intellect, a formal sophistication, and an emotional empathy astounding for someone her age.” – Amy Taubin, Artforum

“An astonishing work of subtextual feminism.” – Eric Henderson, Slant Magazine

“Monumental.” – Justin Chang, Los Angeles Times


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Boston Calling


The Brattle Theatre

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Wednesday 5/23
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