Please Baby Please – Thursday, February 9th

Co-presented with the Boston Underground Film Festival, Wicked Queer and the Boston Women’s Film Festival Directed by Amanda Kramer, drama/ musical, English, USA,  95 minutes, 2022. Big issues, packaged in flamboyantly witty dialogue, are addressed amidst hyper-stylized decors with a theatrical 1950s feel (think a rather dark, campy twist on West Side Story (1961) as directed by John Waters). How should one be a ‘real’ man or woman? And, what…

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You Resemble Me – Thursday, February 23rd

Co-presented with the Roxbury International Film Festival and the Boston Women’s Film Festival Directed by Dina Amer, drama, English and Arabic with English subtitles, United States, France and Egypt,  91 minutes, 2022. The true story of Hasna Ait Boulahcen, a woman who was falsely accused of being Europe’s first female suicide bomber. Cultural and intergenerational trauma erupt in this story about two sisters on the outskirts of Paris. After the…

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Subtle Images of Every Day Revolt: Short Works From Contemporary Iran – Thursday, March 9th

Co-presented with the Roxbury International Film Festival and the Boston Women’s Film Festival In this collection of short films by Female and Non-Binary Iranian filmmakers in Iran and in diaspora, artists explore a wide range of subjects, from stories of war and immigration to the everyday lives of working people of Iran. At this moment of revolt in their country we are turning to Iranian filmmakers to share their vision…

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