Directed by Francine Parker, the film chronicles the Pacific Rim stretch of Jane Fonda and Donald Sutherland’s “Free The Army” tour.
This year’s festival has found a new home, new partners, and features an abundance of new takes on French cinema.
Three Boston independent film festivals have joined forces to create the new series that finds commonalities across the human experience.
The series follows a young Black woman whose responsibilities and burdens get her into trouble when her teacher intervenes with lessons in Qi Gong and Kung Fu.
With its embrace of realism and critique of the American dream, director Chloé Zhao’s film shows loss as a common experience that can draw people together.
Affleck discusses his upcoming film (one of his most ambitious to date), the characters he’s drawn to playing and reminisces on projects that brought him back to his home state.
Starring Daniel Kaluuya and LaKeith Stanfield, director Shaka King’s film depicts the FBI and Chicago Police Department’s premeditated murder of Illinois Black Panther Party chairman Fred Hampton.
Both of these new releases find long-term, same-sex couples making difficult decisions as they cope with catastrophic health care crises.
Shot over several years, Ursula Liang's film tracks the seemingly divergent protests that emerged as NYPD officer Peter Liang faced criminal charges for shooting and killing Akai Gurley.
Writer-director Amjad Abu Alala’s debut film, Sudan’s first-ever submission to the Academy Awards, is about a young man who lives under the prophecy that he will die at 20.
Shot over the summer of 2019, Cambridge native Sian Heder’s second feature film is about a young woman torn between her family's fishing business or following her singing passion.
Split into seven chapters with numbered title cards and punctuated by musical interludes, writer-director Michael Angelo Covino's film charts the ups and downs of two friends following an admission of...
From animated shorts with no dialogue to Mo Willem’s narrating children’s books, film writer Erin Trahan and her two toddlers rounded up their recommendations to watch.
"The Brattlite” is designed to showcase titles specially selected by the theater's programmers to run alongside the regular weekly premieres.
Directed by Kornél Mundruczó and written by Kata Wéber, the film takes an elliptical path following the disintegration of a marriage and family life after tragedy.
From the 1960s classic “The Apartment” starring Jack Lemmon to Paul Thomas Andersen’s “Phantom Thread,” film critic Sean Burns shares movies that will help you ring in 2021 from the...
Film crew members who worked on productions shot around the region get in the spirit by sharing favorite anecdotes and reflections on the growing popularity of holiday movies.
With many blockbusters shelved for 2021, there was suddenly room for all different kinds of stories on our screens, writes film critic Sean Burns.
Two Martha’s Vineyard theaters have recently shuttered, highlighting the struggle these spaces face. Whether they rent or own, whether non- or for-profit, no single formula has proven pandemic-proof.
George C. Wolfe directs Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman and Colman Domingo in stellar performances, says critic Jacquinn Sinclair.