Short-format films may not be considered the “meat” of most film festivals, but for three years running IFFBoston has given short films increased screen time. This year’s 44 shorts marks an all-time high.
Our photos from the 119th Boston Marathon.
“We want to be more,” says Independent Film Festival Boston’s executive director, Brian Tamm, as the 13th annual festival kicks off. “We want to be more of a resource and community for filmmakers here in Boston and Massachusetts.”
Here’s what you need to know about this year’s Boston Marathon, from street and MBTA station closures to items prohibited for spectators.
The conceit is simple, if baffling. A troupe of six actors presents a play by Shakespeare, while one of the actors is drunk. Very drunk.
Boston officials, including Mayor Marty Walsh, are speaking Friday about security measures being taken for the 119th Boston Marathon on Monday.
Olivier Assayas’ “Clouds of Sils Maria” is a slippery, enigmatic and altogether mesmerizing movie about the passage of time, and the way our ideas about art evolve according to our life experiences.
Massachusetts’ strong job growth occurred in a month in which national jobs figures fell short of expectations.
Church bells tolled across the city Wednesday afternoon, as many residents paused to mark the moment two years ago when two bombs exploded at the Boston Marathon finish line on Boylston Street, killing three and injuring more than 260.
Mounted on light poles, the banners are yellow-orange, with the word “Boston” and a road inside a white heart.
“Looking for Lady Dee,” is “a semi-fictionalized account of an unrequited love between boy and girl and boy and his band.”
A police officer and two firefighters have been treated and transported from the scene of a two-alarm fire in Boston’s North End.
In the penalty phase, jurors will decide whether convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev gets the death penalty or life in prison.
With the Nets’ loss to the Bulls Monday night, the Celtics have clinched a spot in the NBA playoffs. The Celts are currently the seventh seed in the Eastern Conference.
Helmed here by 25-year-old Israeli Stage artistic director Guy Ben-Aharon, “Ulysses on Bottles” is both compellingly themed and masterfully acted, says Carolyn Clay.
State and local safety officials say security for this year’s Boston Marathon will be similar to last year’s and are asking spectators not to bring backpacks, large bags, coolers and glass containers.
Connecticut native Lynsey Addario, who recently released a memoir, “It’s What I Do: A Photographer’s Life of Love and War,” has photographed the dirty work of war and its selfless heroes.
The dark comedy “Detroit”, which won the 2013 Obie Award and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, receives its Boston area debut from Apollinaire Theatre Company, April 10 through May 9 at Chelsea Theatre Works.
Director David Cromer returns to the Huntington Theatre Company to make a case for “Come Back, Little Sheba” as not only painstakingly realistic but also existential.
Somerville local Josh Cook balances selling books with writing them.
Dr. Edward Benz, the longtime president and CEO of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, will retire next year.
The move comes less than a month after a judge rejected a deal that would have allowed Partners to acquire South Shore and two other local hospitals, saying it wasn’t in the public interest.
Dr. Michael Davidson was remembered both for his skills as a surgeon and his rich personal life.
Jean Yang, who oversaw the problematic launch of the Connector’s new website, will depart the agency next Friday.
Assuming a three-month growing cycle, the storefront in Salem could begin selling marijuana in April. However, the plants must first undergo a series of safety tests, and the state will continue to inspect the company’s business plans.
The deadline is Tuesday for those who want to be covered on the first of the year.
The patient’s release and current condition are not a threat to anyone else, MGH officials said.
Marylou Sudders is the state’s former mental health commissioner.
The proposal — which would have been the first such sweeping measure in the country — was met by staunch opposition.
The four dispensaries in Boston, Taunton, Greenfield and Fairhaven fill counties that did not previously have any medical marijuana dispensaries in the works.