Fata Morgana

Today, Sep 21
  • Today, Sep 21

Director: Werner Herzog Run Time: 76 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 1971 Language: German

Starring: Lotte Eisner

The term that is this film’s title is a reference to mirages, and is an apt name for...

Where the Green Ants Dream

Today, Sep 21
  • Today, Sep 21

Director: Werner Herzog Run Time: 100 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 1984 Language: German

Starring: Bruce Spence, Roy Marika, Wandjuk Marika

Inspired by a landmark court case in Australia, Herzog’s mystically-infused film merges fact and fiction in a dizzying...

Stroszek

Wed, Sep 22
  • Wed, Sep 22

Director: Werner Herzog Run Time: 107 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 1977 Language: German

Starring: Bruno S., Clemens Scheitz, Eva Mattes

A Ballad

Nosferatu the Vampyre

Thu, Sep 23
  • Thu, Sep 23

Director: Werner Herzog Run Time: 107 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 1979 Language: German

Starring: Bruno Ganz, Isabelle Adjani, Klaus Kinski, Roland Topor, Walter Ladengast

Nosferatu… he who is doomed to wander alone in darkness

Devil in a Blue Dress

Fri, Sep 24
  • Fri, Sep 24

Director: Carl Franklin Run Time: 102 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 1995

Starring: Denzel Washington, Don Cheadle, Jennifer Beals, Maury Chaykin, Tom Sizemore

Private detective Easy Rawlins has been caught on the wrong side of the most dangerous secret in town.

One False Move

Sat, Sep 25
  • Sat, Sep 25

Director: Carl Franklin Run Time: 105 min. Format: 35mm Film Release Year: 1992

Starring: Bill Paxton, Billy Bob Thornton, Cynda Williams, Earl Billings, Jim Metzler, Michael Beach

All it takes to bring him down is one bullet... one woman or... One False Move.

Deep Cover

Sat, Sep 25
  • Sat, Sep 25
  • Sun, Sep 26

Director: Bill Duke Run Time: 107 min. Release Year: 1992

Starring: Jeff Goldblum, Laurence Fishburne, Lira Angel, René Assa

There's a thin line between catching a criminal... and becoming one.

Set It Off

Sun, Sep 26
  • Sun, Sep 26

Director: F. Gary Gray Run Time: 123 min. Format: 35mm Film Release Year: 1996

Starring: Blair Underwood, Jada Pinkett Smith, John C. McGinley, Kimberly Elise, Queen Latifah, Vivica A. Fox

It's about crime. It's about payback. It's about survival.

Profit Motive and the Whispering Wind

Mon, Sep 27
  • Mon, Sep 27

Mon, Sep 27 @ 5:30 pm: This is a general admission screening. Double Feature tickets allow entry into both shows this eventing. Read More ›

Director: John Gianvito Run Time: 58 min. Format: Digital Projection Release Year: 2008

New England Legacy: John Gianvito Last year was the 40th anniversary of the first publication of Howard Zinn’s...

Her Socialist Smile

Mon, Sep 27
  • Mon, Sep 27

Mon, Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm: In-Person Filmmaker Discussion! Read More ›

Director: John Gianvito Run Time: 93 min. Format: Digital Projection Release Year: 2020

Starring: Carolyn Forché

New England Legacy: John Gianvito John Gianvito has made Boston his home for decades, working as a filmmaker,...

Films by Luther Price and Tom Rhoads

Tue, Sep 28
  • Tue, Sep 28

Run Time: 90 min.

Boston’s avant-garde film community comes together to celebrate his life and work of acclaimed Massachusetts experimental filmmaker Luther Price (also known as Tom Rhoads) with this special 16mm screening

Seven Chances

Wed, Sep 29
  • Wed, Sep 29

Director: Buster Keaton Run Time: 56 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 1925

Starring: Buster Keaton, Ruth Dwyer

With Live Musical Accompaniment

The Cat and the Canary

Wed, Sep 29
  • Wed, Sep 29

Director: Paul Leni Run Time: 108 min. Format: Digital Projection Release Year: 1927

Starring: Creighton Hale, Forrest Stanley, Laura La Plante

With Live Musical Accompaniment

The Kid

Thu, Sep 30
  • Thu, Sep 30

Director: Charlie Chaplin Run Time: 68 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 1921

Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Jackie Coogan

6 reels of Joy.

Metropolis

Thu, Sep 30
  • Thu, Sep 30

Director: Fritz Lang Run Time: 149 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 1927 Language: German

Starring: Alfred Abel, Brigitte Helm, Gustav Fröhlich, Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Theodor Loos

There can be no understanding between the hands and the brain unless the heart acts as mediator.

Days

Fri, Oct 1
  • Fri, Oct 1
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  • Sun, Oct 3
  • Tue, Oct 5
  • Wed, Oct 6
  • Thu, Oct 7

Director: Tsai Ming-liang Run Time: 127 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 2021

Starring: Anong Houngheuangsy, Lee Kang-Sheng

Premiere Run Under the pain of illness and treatment, Kang (Lee Kang-sheng) finds himself adrift. He meets Non...

Prisoners of the Ghostland

Fri, Oct 1
  • Fri, Oct 1
  • Sat, Oct 2
  • Sun, Oct 3
  • Tue, Oct 5
  • Wed, Oct 6
  • Thu, Oct 7

Director: Sion Sono Run Time: 103 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 2021

Starring: Bill Moseley, Nick Cassavetes, Nicolas Cage, Sofia Boutella, Tak Sakaguchi, Takato Yonemoto

Premiere Run In the treacherous frontier city of Samurai Town, a ruthless bank robber is sprung from jail...

A Night of Knowing Nothing

Mon, Oct 4
  • Mon, Oct 4

Director: Payal Kapadia Run Time: 90 min. Format: Digital Projection Release Year: 2021 Language: Hindi

Starting with a beautifully accomplished trilogy of short films, Mumbai-based filmmaker Payal Kapadia has developed a bold hybrid...

Fanny: The Right to Rock

Opens in October

Director: Bobbi Jo Hart Run Time: 92 min. Release Year: 2021

Starring: Alice de Buhr, Jean Millington, June Millington, Nickey Barclay, Patti Quatro

The untold story of a Filipina American founded, California garage band that morphed into the ferocious rock group...

Małni – Towards The Ocean, Towards The Shore

Sat, Oct 9
  • Sat, Oct 9
  • Sun, Oct 10

Director: Sky Hopinka Run Time: 80 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 2020

Starring: Jordan Mercier, Sweetwater Sahme

An experimental look at the origin of the death myth of the Chinookan people in the Pacific Northwest, following two people as they navigate their own relationships to the spirit world and a place in between life and death.

Black Narcissus

Tue, Oct 12
  • Tue, Oct 12

Director: Emeric Pressburger, Michael Powell Run Time: 100 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 1947

Starring: David Farrar, Deborah Kerr, Flora Robson, Jean Simmons, Jenny Laird, Judith Furse, Kathleen Byron, Sabu

A story of exquisite yearning in a strange and beautiful land. Towering over the screen ... as the mountains that saw it happen.

An Affair to Remember

Wed, Oct 13
  • Wed, Oct 13

Director: Leo McCarey Run Time: 111 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 1957

Starring: Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr

In Italy... on the Mediterranean... across an ocean... and all over New York!

The Innocents

Thu, Oct 14
  • Thu, Oct 14

Director: Jack Clayton Run Time: 100 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 1961

Starring: Deborah Kerr, Martin Stephens, Megs Jenkins, Michael Redgrave, Pamela Franklin, Peter Wyngarde

A young governess for two children becomes convinced that the house and grounds are haunted.

Flee

Opens in October

Director: Jonas Poher Rasmussen Run Time: 83 min. Release Year: 2021 Language: Danish

Starring: Rashid Aitouganov

FLEE tells the incredible story of Amin Nawabi as he grapples with a painful secret he has kept...

Woodlands Dark and Days Bewitched: A History of Folk Horror

Mon, Oct 25
  • Mon, Oct 25
  • Sun, Oct 31

Director: Kier-La Janisse Run Time: 194 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 2021

Starring: Alice Lowe, Dennis Widmyer, Ian Ogilvy, Kevin Kölsch, Robert Eggers

Frequent Brattle collaborator writer/curator Kier-la Janisse has directed her first documentary feature… and it’s a doozy! This wonderful,...

Night of the Eagle

Opens in October

Director: Sidney Hayers Run Time: 90 min. Format: 35mm Film Release Year: 1962

Starring: Anthony Nicholls, Janet Blair, Margaret Johnston, Peter Wyngarde

Do The Undead Demons Of Hell Still Arise To Terrorise The World?

Jug Face

Opens in October

Director: Chad Crawford Kinkle Run Time: 81 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 2013

Starring: Daniel Manche, Larry Fessenden, Lauren Ashley Carter, Sean Bridgers, Sean Young

The pit wants what it wants

Candyman

Opens in October

Director: Bernard Rose Run Time: 100 min. Release Year: 1992

Starring: Kasi Lemmons, Tony Todd, Vanessa Williams, Virginia Madsen, Xander Berkeley

You don't have to believe... just beware.

Hereditary

Opens in October

Director: Ari Aster Run Time: 127 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 2018

Starring: Alex Wolff, Bill Gunn, Milly Shapiro, Toni Collette

Every family tree hides a secret.

Pumpkinhead

Opens in October

Director: Stan Winston Run Time: 86 min. Format: 35mm Film Release Year: 1988

Starring: Cynthia Bain, Jeff East, Joel Hoffman, John D'Aquino, Kimberly Ross, Lance Henriksen

For each of man's evils a special demon exists...

The Witch

Opens in October

Director: Robert Eggers Run Time: 92 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 2015

Starring: Anya Taylor-Joy, Harvey Scrimshaw, Kate Dickie, Ralph Ineson

Evil takes many forms.

Terra Femme

Mon, Nov 1
  • Mon, Nov 1

Director: Courtney Stephens Run Time: 62 min. Format: Digital Projection Release Year: 2021

In a nod to historical cinema club and geographical society lecture circuits, the DocYard’s in-person screening of this...

Kuroneko

Opens in November

Director: Kaneto Shindō Run Time: 100 min. Format: 35mm Film Release Year: 1968 Language: Japanese

Starring: Kei Satō, Kichiemon Nakamura, Nobuko Otowa, Rokkô Toura

Beware the haunted women who lurk in the bamboo forest as black cats craving the blood of samurai!

Marketa Lazarová

Opens in November

Director: František Vláčil Run Time: 166 min. Format: 35mm Film Release Year: 1967 Language: Czech

Starring: Magda Vášáryová

Putting the ‘dark’ back in the Dark Ages.

All About My Sisters

Wed, Nov 10
  • Wed, Nov 10

Director: Wang Qiong Run Time: 174 min. Format: Digital Projection Release Year: 2021 Language: Chinese

Join us for an in-person Q&A, with Director Wang Qiong, on November 10th following the screening of All About...

Prism

Mon, Nov 29
  • Mon, Nov 29

Director: An van. Dienderen, Eléonore Yameogo, Rosine Mftego Mbakam Run Time: 77 min. Format: Digital Projection Release Year: 2021 Language: French

After a brief history of the “china girl,” an image of a white woman with color bars used...