Triangle of Sadness – Thursday, January 26th

Co-presented with the Independent Film Festival Boston, the Emerson Center for Comedic Arts and the Boston Underground Film Festival   Directed by Ruben Östlund, drama/ comedy, English, Swedish, German, French, Greek and Tagalog with English subtitles, Denmark, 147 minutes, 2022. Social hierarchy is turned upside down, revealing the tawdry relationship between power and beauty. Celebrity model couple, Carl and Yaya, are invited on a luxury cruise for the uber-rich, helmed by…

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Strawberry Mansion – Thursday, February 2nd

Co-presented with the Boston Underground Film Festival, the Independent Film Festival Boston and the Boston Sci Fi Film Festival Directed by Kentucker Audley and Albert Birney, sci-fi, English, USA, 91 minutes, 2022. In 2035, our dreams are no longer our own-they’re infused with product placement and auditors assess unpaid taxes on our most private reveries. Beleaguered taxman James Preble (Kentucker Audley) arrives at a run-down house in the countryside for…

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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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Women Talking – Thursday, April 20th

Co-presented with the Boston Women’s Film Festival and the Independent Film Festival Boston. Directed by Sarah Polley, drama, English, USA, 104 minutes, 2023. a group of women gather in a hayloft to discuss how to respond. While the men are away, the women narrow their options down to three: do nothing, stay and fight, or leave. Some fear that any act of defiance will jeopardize their entry into heaven, while…

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