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A portion of proceeds from these programs benefits The Brattle

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A portion of proceeds from these programs benefits The Brattle


banner adIn this exhilarating coming-of-age film, two teenage best friends in 1994 Scotland risk everything to attend an illegal rave being put on to protest the “Criminal Justice and Public Order Act” which outlawed unlicensed dance parties. Read more →

banner adAcademy Award and Golden Globe nominee, SHANGHAI TRIAD is a thrilling and sumptuously stylized potboiler about the Chinese criminal underworld of the 1930’s from legendary director Zhang Yimou (Raise the Red Lantern, House of Flying Daggers). Read more →


The Killing Floor bannerYou may remember Bill Duke as an actor in such genre classics as Predator and Mandy but he is also an accomplished director with over 60 credits to his name (including Deep Cover and A Rage in Harlem). Read more →


YOU NEVER HAD IT: AN EVENING WITH BUKOWSKI bannerAn evening of drinking, smoking, and talking with the irreverent poet Charles Bukowski in his SanPedro, California home in 1981 is recalled after the re-discovery of long-thought-lost videotapes documenting the moment.. Read more →


IT'S A DISASTER bannerEight friends meet for their monthly “couples brunch.” But what starts as an impromptu therapy session and airing of domestic grievances takes a sudden, catastrophic turn when the city falls victim to a mysterious attack. Trapped in the house and unsure of their fates, these seemingly normal people become increasingly and hilariously unhinged. Read more →

Furie bannerWhen a little girl is kidnapped by a trafficking ring, they soon find they messed with the wrong child. Her mother, a notorious former gang leader, is close on their trail and will go to any lengths to bring her daughter home. Read more →

banner adELLA FITZGERALD: JUST ONE OF THOSE THINGS follows the singer’s extraordinary journey over six decades as her sublime voice transforms the tragedies of her own life and the troubles of her times into joy. Read more →

Chessboxing banner RZA—acclaimed rapper, producer, director and co-founder of 36 Chambers—and Dan Halsted—head programmer at the Hollywood Theatre—will provide live commentary during this special presentation.

Pioneers bannerPioneers of Queer Cinema features new restorations of 3 “way ahead of their times” classics, MÄDCHEN IN UNIFORM, MICHAEL, and VICTOR AND VICTORIA.

Shirley bannerRenowned horror writer Shirley Jackson is on the precipice of writing her masterpiece when the arrival of newlyweds upends her meticulous routine and heightens tensions in her already tempestuous relationship with her philandering husband.

Joan of Arc bannerWriter/director Bruno Dumont’s decision to work with a ten-year-old actress as Joan of Arc re-injects this heroine’s timeless cause and ideology with a modernity that highlights the stark contrast between the old men in power and the seemingly frail girl confronting them.

Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself bannerPLIMPTON! STARRING GEORGE PLIMPTON AS HIMSELF is a film that joyfully celebrates a life lived fully, richly and strangely. In fact, for many, it’s difficult to imagine this life was lived by just one man.

Shogun Assassin bannerRZA—acclaimed rapper, producer, director and co-founder of 36 Chambers—and Dan Halsted—head programmer at the Hollywood Theatre—will provide live commentary during this special Memorial Day Weekend presentation.

Lucky Grandma bannerIn this comedic crime film, the charismatic Tsai Chin (Joy Luck Club, You Only Live Twice) plays a supremely feisty Chinese grandma living in New York City.

The Ghost of Peter Sellers bannerIn the vein of Burden of Dreams and Lost in La Mancha, renowned filmmaker Peter Medak (The Changeling, The Ruling Class) takes us on a deep dive into the worst, most hellish production of his life.

Fourteen bannerThis wonderfully intimate and brilliantly acted film follows the dissolution of a childhood friendship over the course of a decade.

In 1991 a group of countercultural visionaries built an enormous replica of earth’s ecosystem called Biosphere 2. Eight “biospherians” lived inside.

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This devestatingly gorgeous film from Portuguese master Pedro Costa takes us on a journey into the inky, sparsely-lit world of its title character.

Set in a mining town in the 1880s, THOUSAND PIECES OF GOLD is based on the classic novel by Ruthanne Lum McCunn with a screenplay by award-winning filmmaker Anne Makepeace (Tribal Justice).

Quentin Dupieux’s DEERSKIN is a surreal dive into mid-life crisis starring Jean Dujardin (The Artist) as Georges, a man with an unnatural attachment to a vintage deerskin jacket.

Patricio Guzman’s THE CORDILLERA OF DREAMS is the third and final entry in the great documentarian’s ongoing examination into the history, landscape, and spirit of his native Chile.

Gabrielle d’Annunzio’s passionate novel is brought to life in the final masterpiece from acclaimed director Luchino Visconti (The Leopard).

Based on the novel by Jorge Amado, this Brazilian sex comedy follows the strange events that befall Doña Flor (a magnetic Sonia Braga in her breakout role) after she is left a widow by the death of her philandering, cruel, and irresponsible husband.