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Live Screenings with special one-night-only introductions

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Live Screening

Members Preview: Supernova

Directed by Harry Macqueen

The director Macqueen and DP Dick Pope appear for a Q&A following Macqueen’s sophomore feature following two partners of 20 years (Stanley Tucci and Colin Firth) whose love is put to the ultimate test after a life-changing diagnosis.

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Sat, Jan 23 • 8:00PM ET
One night only

Ticketed Screening

Goodbye, Dragon Inn

Directed by Tsai Ming-liang

A new restoration of Tsai’s minimalist yet multifaceted wonder from 2003, in which a soon-to-be-shut-down movie palace—its screening room, projection booth, hallways, bathrooms—becomes a sort of
haunted house.

Book Tickets
AVAILABLE through Jan 28

$8/Members, $12/Non-Members

Ticketed Screening

From the Other Side

Directed by Chantal Akerman

Mixing evocative landscapes with interviews with the families of immigrants, American sheriffs, fearful locals, and advocates, Akerman’s documentary explores the border between the United States and Mexico.

Book Tickets
AVAILABLE through Feb 4

$8/Members, $12/Non-Members

Ticketed Screening

South

Directed by Chantal Akerman

Akerman’s haunting meditation on the American South focuses on the killing of Black family man James Byrd, Jr., who was beaten by three white men, chained to their truck, and dragged three miles in Jasper, Texas.

Book Tickets
AVAILABLE through Feb 4

$8/Members, $12/Non-Members

Ticketed Screening

Down There

Directed by Chantal Akerman

Israel was not a place where Akerman planned to make a film; it was too personal for her. But she eventually changed her mind and the result was this up-close doc in which the director talks about her Jewish identity and childhood.

Book Tickets
AVAILABLE through Feb 4

$8/Members, $12/Non-Members

On Demand

Alfreda’s Cinema Presents: “Protect Black Women”

Directed by Various

Curated and introduced by Melissa Lyde, this collection of short works, including Lyde’s work-in-progress debut film, visualizes the interiority of the Black woman’s existence from the viewpoint of Black women filmmakers.

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AVAILABLE On Demand
through Jan 25

On Demand

City Hall

Directed by Frederick Wiseman

Wiseman appears for a Q&A following his latest film, which shows the efforts by the Boston city government, led by Mayor Martin J. Walsh, to address racial justice, affordable housing, climate action, homelessness, and support for seniors, immigrants, and veterans.

Watch Now
AVAILABLE On Demand
through Jan 27

Live Screening

On the Record

Directed by Kirby Dick & Amy Ziering

Dick and Ziering appear for a Q&A following a screening of their new documentary that presents the haunting story of music executive Drew Dixon—and other women—who came forward, in the wake of #MeToo, and publicly accused hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons of sexual misconduct.

Sun, Jan 24 • 8:00PM ET
One night only

Live Screening

Suture

Directed by David Siegel & Scott McGehee

Siegel and McGehee introduce their brain-twisting feature debut, a murder mystery filmed in sordid black-and-white widescreen starring Dennis Haysbert as the classic fall guy, stricken with amnesia after his near-identical half-brother swaps their identities and pins a murder on him.

Mon, Jan 25 • 8:00PM ET
AVAILABLE On Demand
Jan 26-27

Live Screening

Abortion Helpline,
This is Lisa

Directed by Barbara Attie, Janet Goldwater & Mike Attie

A discussion with the directors and Planned Parenthood’s Jacqueline Ayers, moderated by Lana Wilson, follows this doc short about counselors who work at the Philadelphia abortion helpline.

Tue, Jan 26 • 8:00PM ET
One night only

Journal

Interview

BY ERIC HYNES

The director of City Hall, State Legislature, and Monrovia, Indiana talks about the evolution of his 50-plus-year career in a conversation from 2016.

Essay

BY CHRISTINE SMALLWOOD

Made nearly 50 years apart, Red Desert and Melancholia are two tales of female despair amid environmental foreboding.

Interview

BY YONCA TALU

Chantal Akerman’s frequent editor of three-plus decades talks about the process, and honor, of working with the celebrated Belgian filmmaker on a trio of her later documentaries.

Essay

BY ALIZA MA

Tsai Ming-liang’s poetic Goodbye,
Dragon Inn
charts the empty spaces found within—and created by—cinemas fading into obscurity.