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1:20:00 • We take a look back on the 20 years of our theatre’s history as a thriving non-profit institution. Looking at the highs and lows, the film’s we premiered, and the decisions Ned and Ivy made when they took on running the Brattle. And we address a listener question about the “cinema as church” analogy we made during our Movies About Going to the Movies episode, and consider the difference between the way films depict movie-going vs TV-watching:

The Brattle Film Podcast is the official podcast of Boston’s unofficial film school: The Brattle Theatre. Join Ivy, Ned, Alissa, and Ian as they discuss the latest virtual and theatrical releases, festival programming, upcoming series, Brattle news, and more, every month on The Brattle Film Podcast. Comments, questions, and feedback always welcome at

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