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My Imaginary Country

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  • Wed, Oct 5
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Director: Patricio Guzmán Run Time: 83 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 2022 Language: Spanish

Premiere Run

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Ganja & Hess

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  • Wed, Oct 5

Director: Bill Gunn Run Time: 110 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 1973

Starring: Bill Gunn, Duane Jones, Marlene Clark

Horror icon Duane Jones (Night of the Living Dead) stars as anthropologist Hess Green, who is stabbed with...

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A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

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  • Thu, Oct 6

Director: Ana Lily Amirpour Run Time: 99 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 2014

Starring: Arash Marandi, Sheila Vand

The first Iranian Vampire Western

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Uptight

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  • Fri, Oct 7
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Director: Jules Dassin Run Time: 104 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 1968

Starring: Frank Silvera, Janet MacLachlan, Juanita Moore, Julian Mayfield, Max Julien, Raymond St. Jacques, Roscoe Lee Browne, Ruby Dee

A man on the run. A life at stake. A people about to explode.

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The Incident

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  • Fri, Oct 7

Director: Larry Peerce Run Time: 107 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 1967

Starring: Beau Bridges, Brock Peters, Jack Gilford, Martin Sheen, Ruby Dee, Thelma Ritter, Tony Musante

A Bold, Gritty, Terrifying Story Of Inner-City Terror

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Mona Lisa and the Blood Moon

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  • Fri, Oct 7
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Director: Ana Lily Amirpour Run Time: 106 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 2022

Starring: Craig Robinson, Ed Skrein, Evan Whitten, Jeon Jong-seo, Kate Hudson

Do not look in her eyes.

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St. Louis Blues

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  • Sat, Oct 8
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Director: Allen Reisner Run Time: 105 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 1958

Starring: Cab Calloway, Eartha Kitt, Ella Fitzgerald, Mahalia Jackson, Nat King Cole, Ruby Dee

The glitter and glory story of the man whose rhythm and blues beat became all America's heartbeat!

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A Raisin in the Sun

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  • Sat, Oct 8

Director: Daniel Petrie Run Time: 128 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 1961

Starring: Claudia McNeil, Diana Sands, Ivan Dixon, Ruby Dee, Sidney Poitier

Lorraine Hansberry’s play comes to vivid life on the big screen thanks largely to a seasoned principal cast...

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Buck and the Preacher

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  • Sat, Oct 8

Director: Sidney Poitier Run Time: 102 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 1972

Starring: Cameron Mitchell, Harry Belafonte, Ruby Dee, Sidney Poitier

Maybe you caught the homage to this rousing Western adventure in Jordan Peele’s Nope: The poster hangs amongst...

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American Gangster

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  • Sun, Oct 9

Director: Ridley Scott Run Time: 157 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 2007

Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Denzel Washington, Josh Brolin, Lymari Nadal, Ruby Dee, Russell Crowe, RZA

There are two sides to the American dream

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Do the Right Thing

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  • Mon, Oct 10

Director: Spike Lee Run Time: 120 min. Format: 35mm Film Release Year: 1989

Starring: Bill Nunn, Danny Aiello, Giancarlo Esposito, John Turturro, Ossie Davis, Richard Edson, Rosie Perez, Ruby Dee, Samuel L. Jackson, Spike Lee

It's the hottest day of the summer. You can do nothing, you can do something, or you can …

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Jungle Fever

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  • Mon, Oct 10

Director: Spike Lee Run Time: 132 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 1991

Starring: Annabella Sciorra, Anthony Quinn, John Turturro, Lonette McKee, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Samuel L. Jackson, Spike Lee, Wesley Snipes

In Spike Lee’s JUNGLE FEVER, Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis play the parents of Wesley Snipe’s Flipper, an...

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Breathless

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  • Tue, Oct 11
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Director: Jean-Luc Godard Run Time: 90 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 1960 Language: French

Starring: Jean Seberg, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean-Pierre Melville

In Tribute to Jean-Luc Godard • Double Feature

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Band of Outsiders

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Director: Jean-Luc Godard Run Time: 97 min. Format: 35mm Film Release Year: 1964 Language: French

Starring: Anna Karina, Claude Brasseur, Sami Frey

In Tribute to Jean-Luc Godard • Double Feature

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All the Beauty and the Bloodshed

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  • Fri, Oct 14

Director: Laura Poitras Run Time: 117 min. Release Year: 2022

Starring: Marina Berio, Nan Goldin

Centerpiece Film • GlobeDocs Film Festival

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Louis Armstrong’s Black & Blues

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  • Fri, Oct 14

Director: Sacha Jenkins Run Time: 104 min. Release Year: 2022

Starring: Louis Armstrong, Nas, Wynton Marsalis

Centerpiece Film • GlobeDocs Film Festival

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Last Flight Home

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  • Sat, Oct 15

Director: Ondi Timoner Run Time: 101 min. Release Year: 2022

GlobeDocs Film Festival

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Lakota Nation vs. United States

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  • Sat, Oct 15

Director: Jesse Short Bull, Laura Tomaselli Run Time: 120 min. Release Year: 2022

GlobeDocs Film Festival

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Retrograde

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  • Sat, Oct 15

Director: Matthew Heineman Run Time: 94 min. Release Year: 2022

GlobeDocs Film Festival

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The Return of Tanya Tucker

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  • Sat, Oct 15

Director: Kathlyn Horan Run Time: 108 min. Release Year: 2022

Starring: Brandi Carlile, Tanya Tucker

GlobeDocs Film Festival

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Local Shorts: Sharing Our World

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  • Sun, Oct 16

Run Time: 75 min.

GlobeDocs Film Festival

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Wildcat

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  • Sun, Oct 16

Director: Melissa Lesh, Trevor Beck Frost Run Time: 106 min. Release Year: 2022

GlobeDocs Film Festival

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Pray for Our Sinners

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  • Sun, Oct 16

Director: Sinéad O'Shea Run Time: 81 min. Release Year: 2022

GlobeDocs Film Festival

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Turn Every Page – The Adventures of Robert Caro and Robert Gottlieb

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  • Sun, Oct 16

Director: Lizzie Gottlieb Run Time: 112 min. Release Year: 2022

Starring: Conan O'Brien, David Remnick, Ethan Hawke, Robert A. Caro, Robert Gottlieb

Closing Night Film • GlobeDocs Film Festival

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Closed for Private Event

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  • Mon, Oct 17
  • 7:00 pm

Run Time: 120 min.

The Brattle is closed at this time for a private event.

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SBN presents Fish & Men

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  • Tue, Oct 18

Run Time: 105 min.

Special Screening & Discussion

Presented by Sustainable Business Network

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Harvard Book Store presents Anand Giridharadas

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  • Wed, Oct 19

Run Time: 90 min.

Harvard Book Store Presents: Anand Giridharadas presenting The Persuaders: At the Front Lines of the Fight for Hearts,...

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RPM Fest presents Peggy Ahwesh

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  • Wed, Oct 19

Run Time: 90 min.

Filmmaker in Person! Presented by Revolutions Per Minute Festival

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BAAFF Opening Night: Dealing with Dad

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  • Thu, Oct 20

Director: Tom Huang Run Time: 106 min. Release Year: 2022

Starring: Ally Maki, Dana Lee, Hayden Szeto, Karan Soni, Peter S. Kim

Boston Asian American Film Festival Opening Night! Screening Followed by Filmmaker Q+A

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The Faculty

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  • Fri, Oct 21

Director: Robert Rodriguez Run Time: 104 min. Format: 35mm Film Release Year: 1998

Starring: Bebe Neuwirth, Clea DuVall, Elijah Wood, Famke Janssen, John Stewart, Jordana Brewster, Josh Hartnett, Laura Harris, Piper Laurie, Robert Patrick, Salma Hayek, Shawn Hatosy, Usher

Take me to your teacher.

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Slash/Back

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  • Fri, Oct 21
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Director: Nyla Innuksuk Run Time: 87 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 2022

Starring: Alexis Vincent-Wolfe, Chelsea Prusky, Frankie Vincent-Wolfe, Nalajoss Ellsworth, Rory Anawak, Tasiana Shirley

Premiere Run In a remote Arctic community, a group of Inuit girls witness the beginning of an alien...

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Men in Black

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  • Sat, Oct 22

Director: Barry Sonnenfeld Run Time: 98 min. Format: 35mm Film Release Year: 1997

Starring: Linda Fiorentino, Rip Torn, Tommy Lee Jones, Tony Shaloub, Vincent D'Onofrio, Will Smith

Protecting the Earth from the scum of the universe.

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The Thing from Another World

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  • Sun, Oct 23

Director: Christian Nyby, Howard Hawks Run Time: 87 min. Format: 35mm Film Release Year: 1951

Starring: Douglas Spencer, James Arness, Kenneth Tobey, Margaret Sheridan, Robert Cornthwaite

Look out … it’s the Thing

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Kevin Geeks Out

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  • Sun, Oct 23

Run Time: 105 min.

Special Live Comedy Event

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Slither

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  • Mon, Oct 24

Director: James Gunn Run Time: 95 min. Format: 35mm Film Release Year: 2006

Starring: Elizabeth Banks, Michael Rooker, Nathan Fillion

Horror has a new face.

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Attack the Block

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  • Tue, Oct 25

Director: Joe Cornish Run Time: 88 min. Format: 35mm Film Release Year: 2011

Starring: Alex Esmail, Franz Drameh, Jodie Whittaker, John Boyega, Leeon Jones, Luke Treadaway, Nick Frost

In this sci-fi action cult classic, a gang of delinquent teens witnesses the beginning of an alien invasion...

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IFFBoston presents Fall Focus 2022

Coming on October 27

Run Time: 105 min.

Thu, Oct 27 – Sun, Oct 30

Presents by Independent Film Festival Boston and The Brattle

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Harvard Book Store presents Stacy Schiff

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  • Thu, Oct 27

Run Time: 90 min.

Harvard Book Store Presents: Stacy Schiff presenting The Revolutionary: Samuel Adams Harvard Book Store welcomes Pulitzer Prize–winning biographer...

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Evil Dead II

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  • Mon, Oct 31

Director: Sam Raimi Run Time: 84 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 1987

Starring: Bruce Campbell, Sarah Berry

Happy Halloween!

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