Fly So Far – Thursday, September 29th

Co-presented as part of Cinefest Latino with the Boston Women’s Film Festival, the Roxbury International Film Festival, and GlobeDocs Directed by Celina Escher, Documentary, Spanish with English subtitles, El Salvador, 88 minutes, 2021. After serving ten years behind bars for her miscarriage, considered by her government to be an act of aggravated murder, Teodora Vásquez becomes a spokesperson for the other 16 Salvadoran women behind bars for the same “crime”…

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Salma’s Home – Thursday, October 20th

Co-presented as part of the Boston Palestine Film Festival with the Boston Women’s Film Festival and the Roxbury International Film Festival Directed by Hanadi Elyan, Drama/Comedy, Arabic with English subtitles, Jordan, 95 minutes, 2022. Three Arab women living in modern day Jordan must put their differences aside and work together in order to survive. Tangled in a family drama after Bakri dies, his two wives and his adopted daughter navigate his inheritance,…

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Neptune Frost – Thursday, December 1st

Co-presented with the Boston Underground Film Festival, the Boston SciFi Film Festival, WickedQueer, and the Roxbury International Film Festival. Directed by Saul Williams and Anisia Uzeyman, SciFi/Fantasy, English, Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, Swahili, and French with English subtitles, 105 minutes, 2021. A group of escaped coltan miners forms an anti-colonialist computer hacker collective in the hilltops of Burundi. They soon attempt a takeover of the authoritarian regime that’s exploiting the region’s natural resources —…

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Long Live My Happy Head – Thursday, December 8th

Co-presented with Wicked Queer and GlobeDocs Directed by Will Hewitt and Austen McCowan, Documentary, English, UK, 90 minutes, 2022. What would you do if you were told you had a dramatically life-shortening illness when you were 32 years old? Start making comic books about it of course! Well, that’s what Gordon did anyway. Gordon is a Scottish comic book artist with a big bushy beard, very expressive eyebrows—oh, and an…

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Fire of Love – Thursday, December 15th

Co-presented with GlobeDocs, The Boston Women’s Film Festival, the Independent Film Festival Boston, and the French Cultural Center Directed by Sara Dosa, Documentary, English and French with English subtitles, Canada, 98 minutes, 2022. Katia and Maurice Krafft loved two things — each other and volcanoes. For two decades, the daring French volcanologist couple roamed the planet, chasing eruptions and documenting their discoveries. Ultimately, they lost their lives in a 1991 volcanic…

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