See You Then – Thursday, October 6th

Co-presented with Wicked Queer, the Boston Women’s Film Festival, the Boston Asian American Film Festival, and the Office of Alumni Relations Directed by Mari Walker, Drama, English, US, 74 minutes, 2021. A decade after abruptly breaking up with Naomi, Kris invites her to dinner to catch up on their complicated lives, relationships, and Kris’ transition. Over a night of intimate and vulnerable conversations, a shocking truth is revealed. Discussion with director…

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Potato Dreams of America – Thursday, November 10th

Co-presented with Wicked Queer and the Boston Underground Film Festival Directed by Wes Hurley, Drama/Comedy, English, US, 97 minutes, 2021. Struggling to survive in the USSR during the turbulent years of Perestroika, Lena and her gay son, Potato, escape into the fantasy world of pirated American movies, but soon the movies are not enough and Elena decides to become a mail-order bride and discover America for herself.  Soon after Lena…

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Mama Bears – Thursday, November 17th

Co-presented with Wicked Queer, the Boston Women’s Film Festival, Globe Docs, and the Roxbury International Film Festival Directed by Dareshi Kyi, Documentary, English, 90 minutes, 2021. Mama Bears explores the many ways in which the lives of conservative, Christian mothers are impacted and utterly transformed when they decide to affirm and advocate on behalf of their LGBTQ children. As members of a private Facebook group—which they call the “mama bears” because…

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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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