Special Events Archive

Virtual Screening Room: The DocYard presents Collective

Virtual Screening Room: The DocYard presents Collective

Virtual Screening Room: The DocYard presents Collective

Independent Film Festival Boston – Postponed

The DocYard – Virtual Screening: Crestone

Independent Film Festival Boston – Postponed

The DocYard – Virtual Screening: Crestone

Independent Film Festival Boston – Postponed

The DocYard – Virtual Screening: Crestone

Independent Film Festival Boston – Postponed

The DocYard – Virtual Screening: Crestone

Independent Film Festival Boston – Postponed

Trash Night: Social Distance CyberScreening

Harvard Book Store presents David Allen Sibley [canceled]

Harvard Book Store presents Bess Kalb [canceled]

The DocYard

The DocYard: About Love [postponed]

Wicked Queer – postponed

Wicked Queer – postponed

Wicked Queer – postponed

Wicked Queer – postponed

Wicked Queer – postponed

Wicked Queer – postponed

The DocYard

The DocYard: Collective [postponed]

Wicked Queer – postponed

The DocYard – Virtual Screening: No Data Plan

Wicked Queer – postponed

The DocYard – Virtual Screening: No Data Plan

Wicked Queer – postponed

The DocYard – Virtual Screening: No Data Plan

Wicked Queer – postponed

The DocYard – Virtual Screening: No Data Plan

The DocYard – Virtual Screening: No Data Plan

The DocYard – Virtual Screening: No Data Plan with Q+A at 8pm

Harvard Book Store presents Emily St. John Mandel [canceled]

The DocYard – Virtual Screening: No Data Plan

Boston Underground Film Festival – Postponed

Boston Underground Film Festival – Postponed

Boston Underground Film Festival – Postponed

Boston Underground Film Festival – Postponed

Boston Underground Film Festival – Postponed

The DocYard

The DocYard: No Data Plan [postponed]

Black in Appalachia Shorts [canceled]

Trash Night [canceled]

Harvard Book Store presents Ross Douthat

Harvard Book Store presents Louise Erdrich

The DocYard

The DocYard: Some Kind of Heaven

The DocYard

The DocYard: My First Film

Trash Night

The DocYard

The DocYard: América

2020 Brattle Oscar Party

Boston Israeli Film Festival: Golden Voices

Boston Israeli Film Festival: I Was Not Born a Mistake

Boston Israeli Film Festival: Aulcie

Harvard Book Store presents Susan Hennessey and Benjamin Wittes

Harvard Book Store presents Steve Inskeep

Trash Night


Animated & Adorable: Short Films About Animals from the Francophone World

Terra Willy: Unexplored Planet

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Trash Night

The DocYard: Present.Perfect

Closed for Private Event

Grrl Haus Cinema

The Docyard: The Image You Missed

Found Footage Festival, Vol. 9

GlobeDocs Presents: The Legal Lens

Trash Night

The DocYard: Leona’s Sister Gerri

TLV TV: Muna

TLV TV: Autonomies


Mrs. G

Soylent Green

International Pancake Film Festival’s Sci-Fi Extravaganza!

For Sama

Terry Tempest Williams

Call Me by Your Name

André Aciman

Dolce Fine Giornata

Cause of Death

Safe Spaces

My Polish Honeymoon

Carmen Maria Machado

Lawrence Lessig

The DocYard: Combat Obscura

IFFBoston Fall Focus: Portrait of a Lady on Fire

IFFBoston Fall Focus: The Kingmaker

IFFBoston Fall Focus: Clemency

IFFBoston Fall Focus: The Two Popes

IFFBoston Fall Focus: Honey Boy

IFFBoston Fall Focus: The Truth

IFFBoston Fall Focus: Waves

IFFBoston Fall Focus: The Wild Goose Lake

IFFBoston Fall Focus: Marriage Story

Strange Negotiations

Boston Palestine Film Festival: Screwdriver (Mafak)

Boston Asian American Film Festival Opening Night: Lucky Grandma


Grill Point

The DocYard: Midnight in Paris

It Started as a Joke

Midsommar Director’s Cut

Bigger Than Life

The Man Who Laughs

Chris Ware and Lynda Barry

The Lighthouse

Gail Collins

On the Waterfront


Trash Night

Melanin Pride Festival: Sidney & Friends



The Current War: Director’s Cut

The DocYard: The Hottest August

GlobeDocs: For Sama

GlobeDocs: Saudi Women’s Driving School

GlobeDocs: Shorts Program: The Big Picture

GlobeDocs: Unsettled

GlobeDocs: The Cave

GlobeDocs: Museum Town

GlobeDocs: Bloodroot

GlobeDocs: Autism: The Sequel

GlobeDocs: The Apollo

GlobeDocs: A Woman’s Work: The NFL’s Cheerleader Problem

Jack and Yaya

Stephen Chbosky

Spider Baby

Richard Russo

Secret Members Only Screening

Strictly Brohibited: Born in Flames

BWFF: American Woman

BWFF: The Awakening of the Ants

BWFF: The Weekend

BWFF: These Are Our Lives: Doc Shorts by Women

BWFF: Endzeit (Ever After)

BWFF: Twin Flower (Fiore Gemello)

BWFF: The Remix: Hip Hop x Fashion

BWFF: The Two Faces of a Bamileke Woman

BWFF: Blowin’ Up

BWFF: Clementine

BWFF: Good Posture

BWFF: Sister Aimee

Alice Hoffman

The DocYard: The Seer and the Unseen

Sullivan’s Travels

One Cut of the Dead

Emma Donoghue


Amitav Ghosh

The Goldfinch

The DocYard: Midnight Traveler

Madeline Miller


Trash Night

Lobster War

Give Me Liberty

Bad Black

Blinded by the Light

Trailer Treats

Trash Night

The Farewell

The Farewell (postponed)

Linda Holmes


Trash Night

Raphael Bob-Waksberg

Janaka Stucky

The DocYard: The Raft

The Dead Don’t Die

The Good Nazi


Trash Night

An Afternoon with Salvador Dalí and the Marx Brothers

Adam Gopnik


Rick Atkinson


Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche (venue change)

The Mosquito Coast

Celeste Ng

Slums of Beverly Hills (canceled)


Free Cartoon Matinee

WICF: Liza Treyger

WICF: Helen Hong

WICF: Short Film Festival Screening

WICF: Jenny Zigrino

WICF: Chanel Ali

WICF: 2019 Keynote

WICF: Emma Willmann

Mass Hysteria

Ask Dr. Ruth

You Don’t Nomi

Wild Rose

The Pollinators

One Child Nation

In Fabric

Her Smell

Love, Antosha

We Are the Radical Monarchs

Greener Grass

The Nightingale

The Death of Dick Long

Running with Beto

Siri Hustvedt


Trash Night

The DocYard: Meteors

Science Riot: Real Experts. Real Funny!

Screening: “Festival of the Spoken Nerd” Comedy Special

Ruth Reichl

Bill McKibben

Hub Student Film Festival

T.C. Boyle

Closed for Private Event

Johnathan Gruber and Simon Johnson

The DocYard: Black Mother

World Premiere: Transfinite

Vision Portraits

Queer Lives


Knife + Heart

Being Impossible

Queer Muslim Shorts

WQ Throwback: Taxi Zum Klo

Kill the Monsters

Wicked Queer Throwback: D.E.B.S.

Rachel Cusk

Men’s Shorts


WQ Throwback: Tongues Untied

High Life

Brief Story from the Green Planet

Trans Shorts

Trans Day of Visibility: Room to Grow

Miss Rosewood



Up and Coming

Knife + Heart

Eva and Candela

Opening Night: Just Friends

The Unthinkable

Happy Face


A Lot Like Life


Secret Screening


The Nightshifter

Bucket of Truth


The Saturday Morning All-You-Can-Eat-Cereal Cartoon Party

Dark [Mid]Night of the Soul



Homegrown Horror Chapter VI: Discomfort Food

Girl on the Third Floor

Industrial Accident: The Story of Wax Trax! Records



Hail Satan?

A Synthetic Kind of Love


Trash Night

The DocYard: Yours in Sisterhood

Chlotrudis Awards

Blade Runner: The Final Cut

Laurie Halse Anderson

The DocYard: Of Fathers and Sons

Closed for Private Event

The Competition (Le Concours)

Oscar Party

John Brockman


Trash Night

The Grand Bizarre

The Other Story

Secret Members Only Screening

Jason Rezaian

Howard Schultz


Jim Button and Luke the Engine Driver

The Highway Rat & The Gruffalow

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Trash Night

Trash Night

Bombshell with Karina Longworth

Grrl Haus: Boston Edition, Part 2

People’s Republic of Desire

Island of the Hungry Ghosts

Raiders of the Lost Ark

Black Panther

Distant Constellation

Trash Night

TLV TV Binge: Sleeping Bears

TLV TV Binge: Your Honor

TLV TV Binge: Shababnikim

Inside the Mossad


Etgar Keret: Based on a True Story

Nathaniel Philbrick


Blowin’ Up

“Buy Me, Boston” Book Launch Event

Working Woman


Boston Jewish Film Festival


In the Aisles

LOMO: The Language of Many Others

Elaine Pagels

3 Days in Quiberon

And the Winners Are: Award Winning German Cinema

Back to the Future Part II

Michael Beschloss

Our New President

Gods and Monsters

Eileen Myles

Christopher Kimball

The Gospel of Eureka

IFFBoston Fall Focus: The Favourite

IFFBoston Fall Focus: Burning

IFFBoston Fall Focus: Non-Fiction

IFFBoston Fall Focus: Roma

IFFBoston Fall Focus: Vox Lux

IFFBoston Fall Focus: Shoplifters

IFFBoston Fall Focus: Rafiki

IFFBoston Fall Focus: Cold War

IFFBoston Fall Focus: Border

IFFBoston Fall Focus: Wildlife

IFFBoston Fall Focus

Boston Asian American Film Festival presents The Joy Luck Club

The Eyeslicer Halloween Special

Trash Night

Jews Step Forward

The Sentence

Charm City

Shorts Program – Life in Focus

Every Act of Life



Stolen Daughters: Kidnapped by Boko Haram


Exit Music

The Providers

GlobeDocs Film Festival

Closed for Private Event

Steve Kornacki

Andre Dubus III

On Her Shoulders


Steven Johnson

The Pain of Others

Wild Nights With Emily

Dead Pigs

Eva & Candela


Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts

All About Nina


Yellow Is Forbidden

Jennifer’s Body

Little Woods


Boston Women’s Film Festival

Walter Mosley


Eighth Grade


Trash Night


Power Struggle

Grrl Haus: Boston Edition, Part 1

Anand Giridharadas

Bruce Schneier

Hale County This Morning, This Evening

Gary Shteyngart

Trash Night


All About Eve

Ang Larawan

Forgotten Farms

The Oslo Diaries

Amber Tamblyn

Trailer Treats

Trash Night

Caitlin Moran

Thomas Frank

In the Bedroom

Trash Night


Jon Meacham

Members Only Screening

Tyrant, Show Thy Face



The Dead Zone

John Hodgman

The Exorcist

I Am Not a Witch

Belle de Jour

Jeanne Dielman, 23 Commerce Quay, 1080 Brussels

The Diary of a Teenage Girl

The Holy Girl


Boston Calling Film Festival

Saint Snow Presents LoveLive! Sunshine!! Hakodate Unit Carnival

24 Frames

Trash Night: Rockula


Stephen Greenblatt

Did You Wonder Who Fired the Gun?

MayFair Cartoon Program

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

David Duchovny

Nico 1988

Generation Wealth


The Third Murder

That Summer

Nothing Is Truer Than Truth

Godfathers of Hardcore

Support the Girls

The New Fire


The Power of Glove

Leave No Trace

This One’s for the Ladies

Crime + Punishment

Massachusetts Works-in-Progress Pitch Session

Independent Film Festival Boston

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Lidia Matticchio Bastianich

Trash Night: The Sisterhood

Love Means Zero

Circle Round Live

Erik Bergstrom & Friends

Kat Radley & Friends

Film Festival: The HBO Insider Comedy Short Challenge

Film Festival: WICF Comedy Short Contest with Paul Feig

2018 WICF Industry Panel Moderated by Kelly Edwards (HBO)

Emmy Blotnick & Friends

Emma Willmann & Friends

Women in Comedy Festival

Sally Kohn

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o


Arlie Russell Hochschild

The Ring Thing

Trans Shorts 2018 – II

Edward II

Shorts Spotlight: Brasil


Queer Lives

Queercore: How to Punk a Revolution

My Life with James Dean / Ma vie avec James Dean

Knife in the Clear Water (清水里的刀子)

Die Beautiful

Sneak Preview: Freelancers Anonymous

Daddy Issues

Meg Wolitzer

International Shorts

Meredith Goldstein

Public Intimacy / Intimidade Pública

Mr. Gay Syria

Hard Paint / Tinta Bruta

White Rabbit

First Timers

Berlin Drifters



Experimental Shorts

Coming of Age Shorts


Bixa Travesty

Wicked Queer: The Boston LGBT Film Festival

Off the Rails


Trash Night

Railway Sleepers

Good Manners

Tigers Are Not Afraid


Shorts Block: The Ghost in You (Animated Shorts – Adults-only)

Something Wicked This Way Comes

Secret Screening


The Ranger

Shorts Block: Comedy? Maybe!

Shorts Block: Sound & Vision | Music Videos

The Saturday Morning All-You-Can-Eat Cereal Cartoon Party

Shorts Block: Trigger Warning

Let the Corpses Tan

The Queen of Hollywood Blvd

Shorts Block: Homegrown Horror Chapter V: (Un)Safe Spaces

The Theta Girl

Pin Cushion

Shorts Block: Touching from a Distance

Liquid Sky

My Name Is Myeisha

Boston Underground Film Festival 2018

Peter Wohlleben

Junot Díaz

95 and 6 to Go

The Shortfish Film Festival

Brattle Oscar Party

Everything Is Terrible’s THE GREAT SATAN

House in the Fields

The Boston Society of Film Critics Awards +Screening of Get Out

Trash Night

A Futile and Stupid Gesture

Brattle Member Secret Screening

This Is Congo


Daniel H. Pink

Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart: Lorraine Hansberry

A Woman, A Part

A Woman, A Part

The Cast of America’s Test Kitchen

Trash Night

Brave & Amazing Children

Oskar’s America

Hero Steps

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Belmont World Film’s 15th Annual Family Festival

Trash Night

Grrl Haus Cinema

2001: A Space Odyssey

Tina Brown

Yuletide Terror +Jack Frost

The Nude Vampire

Irma Vep

Matt & Ben

Matt & Ben

The Departure

Pancake Film Festival

Trash Night: Doubleblast

Acts and Intermissions: Emma Goldman in America

BANG! The Bert Berns Story

Muhi – Generally Temporary

The Young Karl Marx

Humor Me

Fate/stay night [Heaven’s Feel]

Don’t Break Down: A Film About Jawbreaker

John Banville

The Genius and the Opera Singer

32 Pills: My Sister’s Suicide

Gail Simmons

Slavoj Žižek and Alenka Zupančič

Alan Doyle

The 90 Minute War

Holy Air

The Earrings of Madame de…

Matthew Weiner

Ex Machina

Bill McKibben

Grey Gardens

Dan Ariely and Jeff Kreisler


Roddy Doyle (canceled)

Alice Hoffman

Dar Williams

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri



In the Fade

Last Flag Flying

The Dazzling Light of Sunset

Blade of the Immortal

Lady Bird

Boston Asian American Film Festival Opening Night: Jade Pendant

More Than A Word

Trash Night: Space Rage

Strong Island



Shorts Program – Changing Perspective

Found Footage Festival: Volume 8

Jaha’s Promise

Gladesmen: The Last of the Sawgrass Cowboys

Anatomy of a Male Ballet Dancer

Circle Up and Lenox Street

Human Flow

GlobeDocs Film Festival 2017


Human Harvest: China’s Illegal Organ Trade

Adam Gopnik

Jacques Pépin

Armistead Maupin

Masha Gessen

Disorder: The Rare Disease Film Festival


Alice McDermott

Chris Brokaw Presents the Films of Peter Hutton

The Florida Project

The Work

The Tree of Life

A Matter of Life and Death (aka Stairway to Heaven)

Trash Night: Slappy & the Stinkers

Ken Follett

Gretchen Rubin

The Reagan Show

Daniel Goleman and Richard J. Davidson

Claire Messud

Block C3: Sundown

Block C2: A Long Time for Lovers

Block C1: Outcaste: The House that Carol Built

The Crazies

Block B4: Papagajka

Block B3: Nathan East: For the Record

Block B2: Taking Stock

Block B1: Shorts

Block A3: Touch Gloves

Block A2: Shut Up Anthony

Block A1: Bagnini & Bagnanti

Trash Night: Cyber Wars

Good Time

After Hours

Law & Order

Trailer Treats

Trash Night: Steel

Jonny Sun


Andy McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson

The Big Sick

Trash Night! Project: Shadowchaser

The New York Dog Film Festival

Jonathan Safran Foer

From the Ashes

A Ballerina’s Tale


Finding Heaven Under Our Feet


Black Ballerina

Pharaohs of Memphis

Jill Lepore



The Social Network

Trash Night presents 2019: After the Fall of New York


Colm Tóibín

Gas Food Lodging

Dennis Lehane


My Neighbor Totoro

Richard Russo

Richard Ford


Star Trek: The Motion Picture


The Force


The Little Hours

Lost in Paris

Abacus: Small Enough to Jail

Angelo Unwritten


The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman’s Portrait Photography


Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive


Cassette: A Documentary Mixtape

Rat Film

Patti Cake$

Independent Film Festival Boston

Trash Night: To Catch A Yeti


You’re the Expert

In Conversation with Rachel Dratch

My Diary

Laurie Kilmartin & Friends: Stand-up and Musical Comedy Showcase

WICF Film Festival – Short Film Contest

WICF Film Festival – Rachel Bloom Comedy Short Challenge

WICF Writers & Industry Panel Discussion

In Conversation with Lizz Winstead, Creator of The Daily Show

Lizz Winstead & Friends Stand-up & Musical Showcase

Carmen Lynch, Emma Willmann and Friends

Jelly: The Untelevised Comedy Variety Show

Sasheer Zamata & Friends Comedy Variety Showcase

Women in Comedy Festival

Free Fire

Barbara Lynch


Donnie Darko

Kizumonogatari Part 3: Reiketsu-hen

Kizumonogatari Parts 1 & 2

The Islands and the Whales


So Long Suburbia



Shorts Spotlight: España

Disco Limbo



Camille Paglia (canceled)

ENCORE: Signature Move


ENCORE: Jewel’s Catch One

International Shorts

Notes on Blindness

ENCORE: Discreet

Handsome Devil

Even Lovers Get the Blues

Students & First-Timers

The Ornithologist

The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin

Cherry Pop

Current Mood: Youth


Wicked Queer: Boston LGBT Film Festival

Brattle Member Secret Screening!


Dave Made a Maze

Hidden Reserves

Get the Balance Right – Animated Shorts


Saint Bernard

The Void

She’s Allergic to Cats

Don’t Look Back into the Sun – Comedy Shorts

Music Video Shorts: Sound & Vision

Saturday Morning Cartoons

Trigger Warning – Midnight Shorts

68 Kill

Secret Screening

Homegrown Horror – Local Horror Shorts

A Dark Song

Hounds of Love

Disordered States – Shorts

Southland Tales


Trash Night: A.P.E.X.

Things Ricky Forgot to Teach But Somehow I Learned Them Anyway – Films From Mary Jane Doherty

The 2017 Trudies!


T2 Trainspotting

Body Slam

League of Heels: A Video Game Wrestling Documentary

The Illinois Parables

Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four

17th Annual Oscar Party

Yuval Noah Harari

Trash Night: Hologram Man

The Boston Society of Film Critics Annual Awards Ceremony and Screening

The Russian Woodpecker

Ian Rankin


John Darnielle

A United Kingdom

Daniel C. Dennett

OJ: Made in America, Part 3

OJ: Made in America, Part 2

OJ: Made in America, Part 1

OJ: Made in America, Part 2

OJ: Made in America, Part 1

An Aquarium in the Sea: The Story of the New York Group of Poets

Sailor Moon R – The Movie

Sailor Moon R – The Movie

Breaking a Monster

Little Mountain Boy


Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Trash Night

20th Century Women


Trash Night

Grrl Haus Cinema

The Cast of America’s Test Kitchen



Caitlin Moran


Girls und Panzer der Film

A Grain of Truth

The Settlers

Who’s Gonna Love Me Now?

Pushing Boundaries

An Art That Nature Makes

Trash Night

What Now? 48 Hours Post Election

Los Sures

Carly Simon


I Am The People (Je Suis le Peuple)

Kizumonogatari Part 2: Nekketsu

Boston Asian American Film Festival Opening Night: Tyrus

Trash Night: BMX Dad

Audrie & Daisy

Ruin & Rose

The Seventh Fire


Grace Bonney

American Honey


Short Film Program: Change Makers

Forgotten Farms

Harry Benson: Shoot First



She Started It

Theo Who Lived

Death by Design


What Tomorrow Brings

Benefit Screening! Guardians of the Galaxy

Emma Donoghue

Shakes the Clown

Secret Member Screening

Trash Night! Max Knight: Ultra Spy

The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension

Flash Gordon


Mara Wilson

Those Who Feel the Fire Burning

Lawrence Wright

Carl Hiaasen

Block C3: Neptune

Block C2: Shorts

Block C1: Agonies and Remedies

Block B4: Jasmine

Block B3: The Chalet

Block B2: I Wish I Was That Bird

Block B1: Shorts

Block A3: Blood on Méliès’ Moon

Block A2: Jiàoliàn (The Coach)

Block A1: Death on a Rock

Massachusetts Independent Film Festival 2016

Trash Night: Battle Beyond the Stars

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

Jeffrey Toobin

Hell or High Water

Trash Night: Kull the Conqueror

Trailer Treats

Screening II & Awards Ceremony

Screening I

Screening II

Screening I

Different Face Different Voices Film Festival

Secret Member Screening

The Automatic Hate

Trash Night: Arena

Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Adaptation

Raiders! The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made

Alain de Botton

Chuck Klosterman

Mary Roach

After the Curtain

A Time to Dance: The Life and Work of Norma Canner



They Are We

José Mateo Ballet Theatre presents Dance on Film

Eric Ripert

Cass R. Sunstein