KEEP 35MM ALIVE!: AN INTERVIEW WITH “OUT OF PRINT” DIRECTOR JULIA MARCHESE

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This relationship with classic film may sound familiar to Hub moviegoers who frequent our many repertory and art house theaters, a sentiment which brings Marchese to Boston to present her film in person at Emerson’s Bright Family Screening Room this Friday, January 29.

STATE OF PLAY: MFA SHOWCASES THE DIVERSITY OF IRANIAN FILM

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For the uninitiated, experiencing an entirely new cinematic style can be a lot to take in, so we’ve organized this year’s slate into two categories: those made in Iran with full knowledge and support from the authorities, and those made subversively or under conditions of questionable legality.

INTERVIEW: IRANIAN DIRECTOR SHAHRAM MOKRI, ‘FISH & CAT’

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Director Shahram Mokri will appear at the Museum of Fine Arts this Saturday, January 17 to present his unique blend of horror, comedy, existentialism, and experimental film, Fish & Cat. As fans of the film, we reached out to Mokri to discuss his film, the world of Iranian cinema and the role of horror within it, and many other […]

THE FIRST ANNUAL ROMNEY AWARDS

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From Annie to Exodus: Gods and Kings, Interstellar to The Theory of Everything, we celebrate all that is soulless in prestige film.

GENDER EQUAL GENRE: WOMEN FILMMAKERS SPOTLIGHTED AT ETHERIA FILM NIGHT

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The next time you hear someone blame a conspicuous gender imbalance in a given field on a lack of “qualified female applicants,” hold that dude’s feet to the fire and point him to Etheria Film Night, a celebration of women’s contributions to genre filmmaking.

BOYS AND CURLS: ‘BAD HAIR’ EXPLORES THE COLLISION OF ADOLESCENCE, MASCULINITY AND SOCIETAL EXPECTATIONS

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One of the more frustrating ordeals our society subjects children to is the way we categorize their behavior into personality types we’ve created before they’ve had any time to figure out who they are for themselves. How pointless it is to tell a girl who doesn’t like dresses that she’s a “tomboy,” or a boy […]

LOUIS C.K.’S LOCAL OPENERS IMPRESS AT SOMERVILLE THEATRE

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Louis C.K.’s surprise shows at the Somerville Theatre on November 22-23 took Boston by storm, as the superstar Newton native gave audiences four shows in two days featuring over an hour of new, polished material. It was a treat for those lucky enough to snag tickets, not to mention a great deal of pressure on […]