The unprecedented Market Basket protest of 2014 — where workers and customers banded together to reinstate their beloved CEO — is ripe for more drama than what’s captured in two recent documentaries.
From April 27 through May 4 at the Somerville Theatre, catch original, artful, provocative and touching short films that will stick with you long after the festival ends.
Wicked Queer Film Festival, one of the first in the nation devoted to gay themes, returns for its 32nd year with a strong line-up of films from around the world — and a new name.
This is the third year in a row where just as many true-event as pure fiction movies are nominated for Best Picture. Boston writers, some of whom have recently seen their nonfiction appear on screen, weigh in on the four nominees and what’s at stake when the lines between fiction and non are blurred.
Boston Light & Sound was hired to bring the all-but-dead format of 70 mm film back to life so audiences across the nation can see Quentin Tarantino’s latest film, “The Hateful Eight.”
As a professional critic, Erin Trahan lauds the artistry of “Spotlight,” and as a former Catholic, she remembers what it felt like to hear the news of the scandal.
The 27th year of the BJFF will screen 62 films at 17 venues in the Boston area between Wednesday, Nov. 4 and Monday, Nov. 16.
The film festival (Oct. 7-11) is part of The Boston Globe’s multi-platform documentary initiative that also includes a monthly film series, increased print coverage and short docs featured in its opinion section.
That’s right, a ballet based on the once-banned documentary that takes place inside the Bridgewater State Prison.
One woman’s personal challenge to watch more films directed by women is now a two-week global celebration. Directed By Women takes place Sept. 1-15 and includes a screening at Emerson’s Bright Light Film Series.