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									                                                                                                                                                                             Friday, November 19 – Sunday, November 21                                           Thursday, December 9 – Sunday, December 12                                         Saturday, December 18
                                                                                                              Holidays 2010:                                                 Exclusive Area Premiere!
                                                                                                                                                                             Special guests at Friday evening screening!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Repertory Series!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 CELLULOID HEROES:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Special Musical Matinees!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    CABIN IN THE SKY
                                                                                                                    Friday, November 5 –                                     STRANGE POWERS:                                                                     A MUSIC & FILM FESTIVAL                                                            at 1:00pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    (1943) dir Vincente Minnelli w/Ethel Waters, Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, Lena
                                                                                                                                                                             Stephin Merritt & The Magnetic Fields                                               In celebration of our premiere run of the terrific rock’n’roll documentary DO      Horne, Louis Armstrong, Rex Ingram, Kenneth Spencer, Duke Ellington [98 min]
                                                                                                                   Thursday, December 30                                     Fri at 5:00, 7:00, 9:30; Sat & Sun at 3:30, 5:30, 7:30, 9:30
                                                                                                                                                                             (2010) dir Kerthy Fix, Gail O’Hara w/Stephin Merritt, Claudia Gonson [89 min]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 IT AGAIN (see below), we are inaugurating a new festival here at the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Brattle. CELLULOID HEROES takes its name from a Kinks song and aims to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    In celebration of Damien Chazelle’s modern musical GUY AND MADELINE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ON A PARK BENCH, we present a special double feature of classic movie
                                                                                                                                                                             “Songwriter Stephin Merritt always seems to have a Chihuahua on his lap.            present a mix of films both old and new that combine music and film in art-        musicals. And, since the lead in GUY & MADELINE is a trumpeter, both films
                                                                                                                                                                             Performing with the Magnetic Fields since 1991, he has composed some of             ful and innovative ways. Here you might see anything from a straight-ahead         feature the most charismatic jazz trumpeter of all time, Louis Armstrong. In
                                                                                                                                                                             his generation’s most intellectually incisive, whimsical, witty and acerbic         document of a musician, a film tracking the rise and fall of a fictional band,
                           SPECIAL ENGAGEMENTS & PREMIERES                                                                                                                   music (Merritt has been compared to Cole Porter for his sophisticated use of
                                                                                                                                                                             language). A dedicated, growing army of admirers flocks to the group’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 a rocker’s own psychedelic directing debut or a presentation on the history
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 of punks in cinema. In any case, it’s all going to be fun and loud just like
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    CABIN IN THE SKY, God and Satan battle over the soul of Eddie
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    “Rochester” Anderson – and the Devil ain’t playin’ fair when he enlists Lena
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Horne as a temptress!
                                                                                                                                                                             concerts and makes Merritt an odd sort of anti-celebrity, one who is happi-
Friday, November 5 – Sunday, November 7                                               Wednesday, November 10 & Thursday, November 11                                         est not being recognized, whiling away the hours in gay bars on either
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 music should be. Stay tuned for more details on specific titles and schedule
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 to be posted soon on!
Area Premiere!                                                                        Special Memorial Screenings!                                                           coast (his favorite place for writing music) or spending a good part of the                                                                                            HIGH SOCIETY
Special guests at Friday evening screening!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         at 3:00pm
                                                                                      PAPRIKA                                                                                day soaking up obscure movie classics. Ten years in the making, the film fol-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Friday, December 10 – Sunday, December 12                                          (1956) dir Charles Walters w/Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Celeste
GERRYMANDERING                                                                        at 5:30, 7:30, 9:30
                                                                                      (2006) dir Satoshi Kon [90 min]
                                                                                                                                                                             lows the famously grumpy Merritt and explores his relationship with Claudia
                                                                                                                                                                             Gonson, his creative collaborator and the band’s manager. It paints a por-          Exclusive Area Premiere!                                                           Holm, Louis Armstrong [111 min]
Fri at 8:00pm; Sat & Sun at 5:00                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Satchmo appears as himself in this MGM musical retelling of The
(2010) Jeff Reichert [81 min]                                                         The film world lost a great talent earlier this year, but you might not have           trait of an artist whose music brilliantly holds up a mirror to the fears, joys,    DO IT AGAIN                                                                        Philadelphia Story. Bing Crosby takes over from Cary Grant as C.K. Dexter
In this engaging and dynamic documentary, director Jeff Reichert explores             ever heard of him. Japanese director Satoshi Kon worked in a medium                    and insecurities of his time.” – Film Forum, NYC                                    Fri at 5:00, 7:00; Sat & Sun at 3:30, 7:30
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Haven while Sinatra fills in for Jimmy Stewart and Grace Kelly plays
the concept of gerrymandering – the practice of dividing voting districts for         where greatness sometimes goes unrecognized – animation. His work on                                                                                                       (2010) dir Robert Patton-Spruill w/Geoff Edgers, Sting, Zooey Deschanel, Robyn
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Hitchcock, Peter Buck, Paul Weller, Warren Zanes [85 min]                          Hepburn’s romantically challenged bride. Even if you love the original as
political gain. You know that census you had to fill out this year? Its main          films like Millennium Actress and Tokyo Godfathers is marvelous. And this,
purpose is to inform the government about the ebb and flow of population              his last film is remarkable by any standard. In PAPRIKA, a prototype for the
                                                                                                                                                                             Wednesday, November 24 – Sunday, November 28                                        Billed as “one man’s quest to reunite the Kinks,” Robert Patton-Spruill and        much as we do, you’ll still find plenty to enjoy, not the least of which being
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    the marvelous songs by Cole Porter.
across the country. The data collected is used to alter voting districts based        DC-mini, a device that enables access to people's dreams, is stolen and falls          Repertory Series!                                                                   Geoff Edgers’ film is that – and so much more. This is a personal film made
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 at a time when Edgers was going through something of a crisis in his life
on the growth or decline of people in each district. Not a bad idea but, in           into the wrong hands. It's up to a prim psychotherapist and her sprightly
                                                                                                                                                                               NEW            20TH CENTURY FOX
most cases, the borders are drawn by the politicians in power. Frequently,            alter-ego, the titular PAPRIKA, to find the culprit before dreams and reality                                                                                              (he’s a journalist and, well we know how that’s going right now). Instead of       Also Friday, December 17 – Sunday, December 19
unscrupulous pols use this opportunity to further their own gain by mapping           irrevocably collide! Kon's films are smart and challenging and PAPRIKA's                35MM            75TH ANNIVERSARY, PART 1                                           wallowing, Edgers took on a personal quest: to bring together two warring
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Repertory Series!
                                                                                      artistry and unexpectedly sweet emotional payoff make it one of the most               PRINTS!            Bump-bump, bump-bump, baaaaah-dump-bump! There is                brothers and get the original line-up of legendary British rock band The
a strong opponent out of their backyard, or increasing their chances of
reelection by pulling sympathetic voters into their districts, or by consolidat-      delightful films of the past decade.                                                                      hardly a more iconic fanfare for a movie studio than 20th        Kinks back together. Along the way, Edgers interviews many of the people           ALT-XMAS
                                                                                                                                                                             Century Fox’s admittedly austentatious vamp. And for generations it has her-        who have played and worked with the Kinks as well as rock idols of many            We love IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE (playing Dec 11-13) but sometimes we
ing the power of one party over another. This is gerrymandering – named
                                                                                                                                                                             alded the beginning of a remarkably wide range of films. The Brattle is             generations (Sting, Robyn Hitchcock, Paul Weller, and others). He puts each        just feel like we’ve had our fill of holiday themed flicks. Then, magically, the
after 19th century Massachusetts governor Eldridge Gerry (it’s actually pro-
                                                                                                                                                                             pleased to celebrate this legendary studio on the occaision of its 75th birth-      of them on the spot as he (an ‘amateur’ musician) requests to play a Kinks         holiday season insinuates itself into something different – a film that isn’t,
nounced with a hard “G”).
                                                                                                                                                                             day! This first of a multi part celebration features a collection of newly struck   song with them – sometimes this is uplifting, sometimes terrifying. These are      technically, a Holiday Movie. Sometimes it’s something you have to be
In the hands of another filmmaker, GERRYMANDERING could have become                                                                                                          prints and restorations. From the star-driven early days when Fox banked on         the most dramatic moments in the film and they expose that the heart of the        reminded of, as is the case with CITY OF LOST CHILDREN. Sometimes it
a dry-as-dust examination of outrage. Reichert, however, wisely keeps the                                                                                                    Marilyn Monroe and others, to the revolutionary game-changing films of the          piece is very personal. Well crafted (by veteran filmmaker Patton-Spruill) and     serves as a backdrop for an unrelated action romp (DIE HARD). And some-
pace quick. Informative and spiced with animation and intelligent talking                                                                                                    60s and 70s, to the outrageous cult hits of the 80s, this small slice of Fox’s      extremely entertaining – especially for those of us who might be tempted to        times it’s blatantly obvious but hilarious none-the-less as in THE HEBREW
heads (including one surprisingly articulate California governor), the film is                                                                                               vast catalog serves as a brief introduction with more to come!                      go on a similar quest – DO IT AGAIN is one of the most delightful surprises        HAMMER. Whatever your feelings about the holidays, come enjoy these
anchored by a central narrative that follows the development of California                                                                                                                                                                                       of this year’s festival circuit.                                                   alternative instances of seasonal ‘cheer.’
                                                                                                                                                                             Please see below for full schedule and descriptions
Proposition 11 – a citizen-introduced bill that sought to officially dismantle
the existing redistricting process in that state. Reichert avoids pointing the fin-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 See below for full schedule and descriptions.
ger at one group or another – especially since gerrymandering is a wholly                                                                                                    Thursday, December 2 – Sunday, December 5                                           Also, Saturday, December 11 – Monday, December 13
bi-partisan effort. Pretty much any political race, from school districts to pres-                                                                                                                                                                               An Annual Tradition!                                                               Saturday, December 25 – Monday, December 27
idential elections, have felt the effect of this unsavory practice. This is the
                                                                                                                                                                             Boston Initiative to Advance Human Rights presents
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE                                                              20th Century Fox 75th Anniversary!
most insidious incidence of bad politics. Why bother stuffing ballots when                                                                                                   HUMAN RIGHTS & SEX TRAFFICKING:                                                     Sat & Sun at 12:30; Mon at 8:00                                                    GRAPES OF WRATH
you can just redraw districts? GERRYMANDERING exposes the most effec-
tive form of manipulating elections short of outright fraud.
                                                                                                                                                                             A FILM FORUM                                                                        (1946) dir Frank Capra w/Jimmy Stewart, Donna Reed [130 min]                       Sat at 4:15, 7:00; Sun at 4:00, 6:30; Mon at 6:30 only
                                                                                                                                                                             Presented by the Boston Initiative to Advance Human Rights, this forum will         Jimmy Stewart plays George Bailey, a forlorn small-town banker with a seri-        (1940) dir John Ford w/Henry Fonda, Jane Darwell, John Carradine [128 min]
With the results of the 2010 Census currently being tabulated and the redis-                                                                                                 bring together filmmakers, survivors, activists and academics to explore the        ous case of regret, who while considering suicide meets Clarence (Travers),                     The seminal novel of the depression era by John Steinbeck is
tricting process set to being next year, this film is an important component          Friday, November 12 – Thursday, November 18                                            power of film in effectuating a movement to combat commercial sexual                an angel in training. Clarence shows George what life would be like if he           NEW         here brought to screen by John Ford, garnering much acclaim
in educating us, the people, about this most essential issue. After the 2010          Area Premiere!                                                                         exploitation and modern-day slavery. To learn more or purchase tickets              had never been born, and through this George is able to realize how valu-          35MM         and Ford’s third Oscar for best director. After being released
Census is finished, will you know where your district went?                           Frederick Wiseman in person on Friday                                                  please visit                                                   able one person’s life can be. This film, which offers one of the most memo-       PRINT!       from prison for manslaughter, Tom Joad (Fonda) returns home
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 rable (and bittersweet) Christmas stories ever, is a wonderful reminder that                    to the family farm in rural Oklahoma to find that it has been
                                                                                      BOXING GYM                                                                             Thursday, December 2                                                                life may not be what we expected but it is still sweet and rich. Forget about      foreclosed upon. Loading the family and whatever they can fit onto their
Also, Friday, November 5 – Sunday, November 7                                         Fri at 7:00, 9:30; Sat - Thu at 3:30, 5:30, 7:30, 9:30
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 watching this classic film at home on TV, we’re showing it the way it was          jalopy, the Joads start the long journey west to California to find work.
Return Engagement!
                                                                                                                             Please Note: No 3:30 on Sun 11/14               SARAH JONES Special Live Performance!                                               meant to be seen: on the Big Screen!                                               Hardship and injustice dog them at every turn, but they hold to their human-
                                                                                                                             (2010) dir Frederick Wiseman [91 min]           at 7:30pm
SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD                                                                                              Legendary      documentarian         (and           A reception with Sarah Jones in attendance, hors d’oeuvres by legendary                                                                                                ity and honor with grim determination.
Fri at 10:30; Sat & Sun at 2:30, 7:30, 9:45                                                                              Cambridge resident) Frederick Wiseman               chef Lydia Shire of Scampo and BITAHR silent auction fundraiser will follow.        Friday, December 17 – Thursday, December 23
                                                  (2010) dir Edgar Wright w/                                             returns to the Brattle screen with his
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Exclusive Area Premiere!
                                                  Michael Cera, Mary Eliazbeth                                           newest film, BOXING GYM. Eschewing                  Friday, December 3
                                                  Winstead, Kieran Culkin, Anna
                                                  Kendrick, Alison Pill, Mark
                                                                                                                         the languorous pace of his previous film,
                                                                                                                                                                             FATAL PROMISES                at 1:00pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 GUY & MADELINE ON A PARK BENCH
                                                                                                                         La Danse, Wiseman trains his unblinking                                                                                                 at Fri at 5:00, 7:00; Sat & Sun at 5:30, 7:30; Tue - Thu at 5:30, 7:30, 9:30
                                                  Webber, Ellen Wong, Johnny                                                                                                                                                                                     (2009) dir Damien Chazelle w/Jason Palmer, Desiree Garcia [82 min]
                                                  Simmons, Jason Schwartzman                                             camera-eye on a more kinetic subject –
                                                  [112 min]                                                              Lord's Gym, and Austin, Texas institution.          DAUGHTERS AND SONS:                                                                 GUY & MADELINE ON A PARK BENCH is about the often uneasy but
                                           In the humble opinion of the                                                  Founded sixteen years ago by Richard                Preventing Child Trafficking In The Golden Triangle                                 always beautiful relationship between music and love. It tells the story of a
                                                                                                                         Lord, a former professional boxer, Lord’s           at 4:30pm                                                                           young Boston jazz musician who drifts from affair to affair, his trumpet the
                                           Brattle’s programmer, SCOTT
                                                                                      welcomes people of all ages, races, ethnicities and social classes: men,                                                                                                   only constant in his life. He makes a promising connection with an aimless
                                           PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD is
                                           one of the best movies of the              women, children, doctors, lawyers, judges, business men and women, immi-               SOLD IN AMERICA                at 5:45pm                                            introvert named Madeline, who immediately takes to his music. Their rela-
                                                                                      grants, professional boxers and people who want to become professional                                                                                                     tionship is cut short, however, when Guy leaves her for another, more out-
                                           year. Yet, somehow, it failed
                                           to succeed at the box office. I            boxers train alongside amateurs who love the sport and teenagers who are               REDLIGHT         at 7:30pm                                                          going love interest. The two separated lovers slowly wind their way back
                                                                                      trying to develop strength and assertiveness. Lord’s is an example of the                                                                                                  into each other’s lives, through a series of romances and near-romances
                                           understand, you’re tired of
                                           the ‘Michael Cera Thing.’                  American ‘melting pot’ where people meet, talk, and train. As is his usual             Saturday, December 4                                                                punctuated by song.
                                           Maybe you don’t want to see                technique, Wiseman allows the filmmaking to melt into the background, truly            THE SELLING OF INNOCENTS                        at 11:00am                          A full-fledged musical that recasts the MGM tradition in a gritty, grainy style,
                                           Kieran Culkin steal the movie              letting the people and the place speak for themselves.                                                                                                                     GUY & MADELINE stars Jason Palmer, recently named by Down Beat
                                           in every scene he’s in. Maybe              “A crowning accomplishment.” – J. Hoberman, The Village Voice                          SIDDHARTH KARA Special Book Signing                                                 Magazine one of the top twenty-five “Trumpeters for the Future,” and fea-          The Late Show
you didn’t like Shaun Of The Dead or Hot Fuzz even a little (impossible!).                                                                                                   Book signing for Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business of Modern Slavery             tures all original music composed by Justin Hurwitz and recorded by the            20th Century Fox 75th Anniversary!
Maybe you don’t believe in love. Maybe you were simply too busy this sum-
                                                                                      Also Friday, November 12 & Saturday, November 13
                                                                                                                                                                             at 1:45                                                                             Bratislava Symphony Orchestra.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     NEW         EDWARD SCISSORHANDS
mer. Maybe you don’t like video games or comic books or rock’n’roll or fun.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Sat at 9:30; Sun & Mon at 9:00 (+ Sun at 1:45)
                                                                                                                                                                             THE DAY MY GOD DIED                       at 2:30pm                                 Called one of the best undistributed films of 2009 by Film Comment, Variety,       35MM
Or maybe you’ve actually become a shut-in because you watch too much                  Premiere Screenings! Director Present!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     (1990) dir Tim Burton w/Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Dianne
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Time Out New York, and IndieWire.
Fox News. Whatever you think your reason is for missing this, you’re dead
                                                                                      ENEMIES OF THE PEOPLE                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         PRINT!       Wiest, Anthony Michael Hall, Kathy Baker, Alan Arkin, Vincent Price
                                                                                      Fri at 4:30; Sat at 1:00
                                                                                                                                                                             ANONYMOUSLY YOURS                       at 5:00pm                                   “A magical amalgam of Jean-Luc Godard, Miles Davis, Morris Engel and                            [105 min]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, GUY & MADELLINE catches you off-guard and              This fanciful modern fairy
All right then, you say, what’s it all about? SCOTT PILGRIM is an exhilarat-          (2009) dir Rob Lemkin, Thet Sambath [93 min]
ing pop-culture extravaganza that throws just about everything you can                One of the most harrowing and compelling personal documentaries of our
                                                                                                                                                                             VERY YOUNG GIRLS                  at 8:00pm                                         keeps you there… A surprise, a delight and a whimsical experiment." –              tale tells the story of Edward
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Variety                                                                            (Depp), the creation of a
                                                                                      time, ENEMIES OF THE PEOPLE exposes for the first time the truth about the
imagine at the screen and makes it stick. Scott is a slacker (to put it mildly).
He leeches off of his roommate and his friends. He plays bass in a rock               Killing Fields and the Khmer Rouge who were behind Cambodia’s geno-                    Sunday, December 5                                                                  “It had to happen sooner or later. Boston movies are hot. Musicals are back.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    great inventor whose work is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    interrupted by his sudden
band and dates younger women who fall for his hipster attitude. But, one              cide. More than simply an inquiry into Cambodia’s experience, however,                 HOLY GHETTO Exclusive Preview                                                       It was just a matter of time before someone staged an all-singing, all-tap-        death. Edward is left incom-
day, he catches a glimpse of Ramona Flowers – the ultimate manic pixie                ENEMIES OF THE PEOPLE is a profound meditation on the nature of good                   at 11:30am                                                                          dancing production number amid the lobster pools at Jasper White's                 plete, having only scissors
dream girl. She’s so cool that she uses interdimensional shortcuts and has a          and evil, shedding light on the capacity of some people to do terrible things                                                                                              Summer Shack.… [GUY & MADELLINE is] a gritty, no-budget love letter to             instead of real hands. When
cadre of evil exes that Scott must defeat to win her affections. What starts          and for others to forgive them.                                                        SANDS OF SILENCE                at 12:45pm                                          Beantown, from its opening shots of Fish Pier to its climactic lovers' con-        the local Avon lady comes
off as an amped-up riff on Wes Anderson hipness quickly boards the crazy              Winner of a dozen top documentary festival awards, including a Special                                                                                                     frontation in the parking lot of the Alewife T station. And, yes, the charac-      calling      and      discovers
train and pours on the steam.                                                         Jury Prize at Sundance and the Grand Jury Award at the Full Frame
                                                                                                                                                                             RED LEAVES FALLING                  at 2:00pm                                       ters sing and dance… The movie is a kind of tribute to the secret Broadway         Edward alone in his decay-
                                                                                      Documentary Festival.                                                                                                                                                      show we each carry within ourselves, and to a softer, sweeter Boston than          ing mansion she brings him
Believe me, if you don’t go see this movie on the big screen with an audi-                                                                                                   PLAYGROUND at 3:15pm                                                                movie audiences often see.” – Ty Burr, The Boston Globe                            into her suburban home and
ence, the terrorists have won.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    society. All of Edward’s innocence and sweetness don’t help the fact that he
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    is very different from the pastel gossip society into which he has been thrust.

                                                                           SERIES LINE-UPS AND DESCRIPTIONS                                                                                                                                                                                                                    SPECIAL EVENTS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               (Visit for ticket prices and more info)
                                                                                      Saturday, November 27                                                                  Sunday, November 28
          20TH CENTURY FOX                                                            LITTLE MURDERS                                                                         BUTCH CASSIDY AND
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Friday, November 5                                                                 Tuesday, December 7
   All new or recently restored 35mm prints!                                          at 2:45, 7:30                                                                                                                                                              The Harvard Coop Presents                                                          Special Fundraising Event!
                                                                                      (1971) dir Alan Arkin w/Elliott Gould, Marcia Rodd, Vincent Gardenia, Elizabeth        THE SUNDANCE KID                                                                    GARY DELL'ABATE AKA                            BABA BOOEY                          SUGAR & CINEMA
                                                                                      Wilson, Donald Sutherland, Alan Arkin [110 min]                                        at 3:00, 7:15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 at 6:00pm | Tickets and more info at                                   at 8:00pm
Wednesday, November 24                                                                Alan Arkin’s directorial debut finds a young girl bringing her new boyfriend
                                                                                                                                                                             (1969) dir George Roy Howard w/Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Katherine Ross
                                                                                                                                                                             [110 min]                                                                                                                                                              Last year we started a delicious new event at the Brattle called SUGAR &
                                                                                      home to meet her parents for the first time. Meanwhile, a string of violent
LEAVE HER TO HEAVEN                                                                   and random shootings have been breaking out in NYC and the city begins
                                                                                                                                                                             Arguably one of Paul Newman’s greatest and most beloved roles, BUTCH                Monday, November 8                                                                 CINEMA for which we invited area restaurants to compete in a ‘dessert bat-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    tle’ with our audience as the judges. Of course, being a movie theater and
at 5:00, 7:15, 9:30                                                                                                                                                          CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID tells the kind-of true story of two leg-
(1945) dir John M. Stahl w/Gene Tierny, Cornel Wilde [110 min]                        to parallel the myriad failings of the family during these times of crisis. A
                                                                                      remarkable and underseen performance by Gould anchors this terrific film.
                                                                                                                                                                             endary bank robbers and the mutiny that forces them into a life on the lam,         CINECACHE                                                                          all, we have to bring in a film as well, and this year we’re featuring a real
When young and handsome writer Richard Harland meets the beautiful                                                                                                           an exodus from the states, and a futile attempt at going straight, all of which     at 8:00pm                                                                          cooking challenge with Chris Hegedus and D.A. Pennebaker’s new docu-
Ellen Berent on a trail to New Mexico, it’s love at first sight for both of them.     “Gould's performance as Alfred sets the movie's acting tone, which is                  ends, not surprisingly, in an epic gun battle worthy of such larger than life       Our new screening series in partnership with the Chlotrudis Society for            mentary, KINGS OF PASTRY, about the French pastry competition, Meilleur
However, Ellen’s definition of love might be a little different than Richard’s,       uptight, barely controlled (but somehow low key) hysteria… Arkin makes                 men. Newman and Redford are spot-on as Cassidy and Sundance, and mas-               Independent Film continues through January 3! Additional screening dates:          Ouvrier de France.
as she reveals layer upon layer of her obsessive nature. Richard slowly               "Little Murders" so much of a piece, so consistent on its own terms, that              terfully portray the Western rogues that our mothers warned us not to love.         November 22, December 6, December 20, and January 3                                More information on this exciting event will be posted on
begins to realize that Ellen’s jealousy could have dire consequences for them         while you're watching it, it doesn't even feel like satire: just real life, a little                                                                                                                                                                          soon!
all.                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Double Feature!
                                                                                      farther down the road” – Roger Ebert                                                   RAISING ARIZONA                                                                     Tuesday, November 9                                                                Also Tuesday, December 7
                                                                                                                                                                             at 5:15, 9:30
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Harvard Book Store Presents
                                                                                      MASH               Double Feature!                                                     (1987) dir Joel & Ethan Coen w/Nicolas Cage, Holly Hunter, John Goodman,
                                                                                                                                                                             William Forsyth [94 min]                                                            PAUL AUSTER
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Harvard Book Store Presents
                                                                                      at 12:15, 5:00
                                                                                      (1970) dir Robert Altman w/Elliott Gould, Donald Sutherland, Tom Skerritt, Sally       Nicolas Cage and Holly Hunter form the perfect couple in this story about           at 6:00pm | Tickets and more info at                                   AMERICA'S TEST KITCHEN
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    at 6:00pm
                                                                                      Kellerman, Robert Duvall [116 min]                                                     a, lets say, unconventional couple looking to start a life together. Due to Ed’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Tickets and more info at
                                                                                      Robert Altman’s groundbreaking, counterculture masterpiece is, at its core,            (Hunter) infertility, however, the two have to resort to some unusual means
                                                                                      a movie about survival. Captains Hawkeye (Sutherland) and Trapper                      in order to obtain a child. Specifically, kidnapping one of the quintuplets         Sunday, November 14
                                                                                      (Gould) go about dealing with the atrocities of life in a mobile surgical hos-         who have recently made headline news in their small town. However, it turns         Boston Asian American Film Festival presents                                       Wednesday, December 8
                                                                                      pital during the Korean War by using humor, bad taste and the occasional
                                                                                      sexual innuendo.
                                                                                                                                                                             out that kidnapping isn’t as easy as it seems, and soon they’re dodging a
                                                                                                                                                                             Harley riding bounty hunter who has his own ideas for the baby’s future.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 THE THINGS WE CARRY                                                                TBA
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 at 3:00pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 (2009) dir Ian McCrudden [77 min]
                                                                                      “MASH, one of America's funniest bloody films, is also one of its bloodiest
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 When her drug addicted mother dies, Emmie returns home, traveling                  Wednesday, December 15
                                                                                      funny films. Though it wears a dozen manic, libidinous masks, none quite
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 through the underbelly of suburbia, looking for a package her mother left
                                                                                      covers the face of dread… War assaults taste, language, sense itself. So do
                                                                                      the soldiers who fight it. So do the doctors who aid the soldiers. So does                                      ALT-XMAS                                                   behind, and reconnecting with her estranged sister, Eve, along the way.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Glimpse Journal Presents
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Discussion and reception between screenings
Thursday, November 25                                                                 M.A.S.H., animated with a dangerously robust sick humor and a highly civ-                                                                                                  Screens with
This Thanksgiving, we’re on the menu!                                                 ilized savagery. An audience should approach this film as it would a field of          Friday, December 17                                                                 LA PETIT SALON                                                                     HELVETICA
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    at 6:00, 8:30
                                                                                      live mines.” – Time Magazine, 1970                                                                                                                                         (2009) dir Caroline H. Le [15 min]
ALIEN                                                                                                                                                                        CITY OF LOST CHILDREN                                                               Presented with ASPIRE, the Asian American Center at Northeastern
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    (2007) Gary Hustwit [80 min]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    We’re excited to host this special screening presented by local journal
at 5:00, 7:30, 10:00                                                                                                                                                         at 9:30
                                       (1979) dir Ridley Scott w/Sigourney                                                                                                   (1995) dir Marc Caro, Jean-Pierre Jeunet w/Ron Perlman, Daniel Emilfork, Judith     University, BU's Asian Women's Health Initiative Project (AWSHIP)                  Glimpse, a fascinating publication that focuses on a different subject each
                                       Weaver, Tom Skerritt, Ian Holm [117 min]                                                                                              Vittet, Dominique Pinon, Jean-Claude Dreyfus [112 min]                                                                                                                 issue. The theme of their seventh issue is “Text” and what better way to cel-
                                   As if H.R. Giger’s designs couldn’t be                                                                                                    This magical film features Ron Perlman (Hellboy) as a carnival strongman                                                                                               ebrate its release than by taking a look at one vehicle for experiencing text.
                                   any scarier, Ridley Scott brings them to                                                                                                  who befriends a streetsmart orphan girl while searching for his missing little      Saturday, November 20                                                              You wouldn’t necessarily think that a documentary about a font face would
                                   life in this 1979 film. ALIEN is about,                                                                                                                                                       brother. Together the           Cambridge Center For Adult Education presents                                      be interesting – especially if it was one of the most ubiquitous fonts in the
                                   well, an alien that terrorizes a space-
                                   ship. Sounds simple enough, but this
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 unlikely duo uncovers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 a    mad      scientist’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 EVERYBODY HAS A STORY:                                                             world – but director Gary Hustwit presents just that with his 2007 doc HEL-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    VETICA. Come learn about what goes into making a font and hear from
                                   film has become a classic, crossing                                                                                                                                                           bizarre plot to kidnap          A STORYTELLING CONCERT                                                             designers and others in our panel discussion.
                                   over from the sci-fi genre into the main-                                                                                                                                                                                     at 10:30am
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 children and steal their                                                                                           Tickets and more info at
                                   stream, but maintaining its grasp on                                                                                                                                                          dreams, making them             Join storyteller and author Norah Dooley for an exciting morning of stories
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 from far and near, appropriate for both kids and adults. Norah will begin
what made it great in the first place. Stellar performances by Sigourney                                                                                                                                                         his own and halting
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 with world folk tales, and then share life stories from her neighbors in           Thursday, December 16
Weaver, Ian Holm, and Tom Skerritt ground an already terrific script, and a                                                                                                                                                      his premature aging.
baby alien bursting out of a human chest cavity doesn’t hurt.                                                                                                                                                                    Absolutely gorgeous,            Central Square, Cambridge -- and maybe even from members of the audi-              Cambridge Center For Adult Education & W.W. Norton present
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 surreal, and masterful-         ence! Don't miss this enchanting and inspiring performance.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Tickets and more info at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ILAN STAVANS AND
Friday, November 26                                                                                                                                                                                                              ly directed, CITY OF
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 LOST CHILDREN is a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    at 6:30pm
GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES                                                                                                                                                                                                         delight on the big              Tuesday, November 30 & Wednesday, December 1                                       Come to Harvard Square and participate in a powerful and important dia-
at 3:15, 8:00                                                                                                                                                                                                                    screen!                                                                                                            logue as two leading cultural thinkers discuss Latino and African American
(1953) dir Howard Hawks w/Marilyn Monroe, Jane Russell, Charles Coburn, Elliott                                                                                                                                                                                  RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK                                                            relationships in the U.S.
Reed [91 min]                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Tue at 7:00; Wed at 9:30
Marilyn had been a featured performer and sex symbol for years, but this                                                                                                     Saturday, December 18                                                               (1981) dir Steven Spielberg w/Harrison Ford, Karen Allen [115 min]                 Ilan Stavans is Lewis-Sebring Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 It’s becoming something of an annual tradition to visit with everybody’s           at Amherst College, and general editor of the newly published Norton
is the film that sent it all over the top. Paired with the less blond but no less
sexy Jane Russell as a couple of lounge singers working on a transatlantic
                                                                                                                                                                             DIE HARD                                                                            favorite wisecracking, whipcraking archaeologist in conjunction with               Anthology of Latino Literature ("a dazzling and definitive compendium of the
                                                                                                                                                                             at 9:30
cruise, Monroe pouts, flaunts, charms, and sings (Diamonds Are A Girl’s                                                                                                      (1988) dir John McTiernan w/Bruce Willis, Alan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Harvard’s anthropology department. Celebrate the film that launched hun-           Latino literary tradition").
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 dreds (if not thousands) of archaeology careers on the big screen, the way
Best Friend!) her way through this ludicrous romp. In CinemaScope and
                                                                                      Saturday, November 27 & Sunday, November 28                                            Rickman, Bonnie Bedilla [131 min]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 it was meant to be seen!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Henry Louis Gates, Jr. is Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and the
                         Double Feature!                                                                                                                                     Fresh off the plane from NYC detective John                                                                                                                            director of the W. E. B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American
                                                                                      BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA                                                            McClane (Willis) just wants to spend Christmas                                      Tuesday’s screening is free to the first 100 Harvard students with valid IDs!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Research at Harvard University, and general editor of the Norton Anthology
                                                                                      Sat at 9:45; Sun at 1:00
ALL ABOUT EVE                                                                         (1986) dir John Carpenter w/Kurt Russell, Kim Catrall, Dennis Dun, James Hong,
                                                                                                                                                                             with his family in LA. A group of terrorists led by                                                                                                                    of African American Literature ("brilliant, definitive, and a joy to teach
at 12:30, 5:15
                                                                                      Victor Wong, Kate Burton [99 min]
                                                                                                                                                                             Hans Gruber (Rickman), however, have other                                          Wednesday, December 1                                                              from").
(1950) dir Joseph L. Mankiewicz w/Bette                                                                                                                                      plans. It seems they’ve taken an entire office                                                                                                                         Tickets and more info at
Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders,                                                   A reminder of the halcyon days of the magical Kurt Russell/John Carpenter              building hostage… including McClane’s wife.                                         Boston LGBT Film Festival Presents
                                                                                      partnership, BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA follows Jack (Russell) as he and
Celeste Holm, Marilyn Monroe [138 min]
                                                                                      his motley crew fight Chinatown street gangs, kung fu warriors and an
                                                                                                                                                                             This, of course, forces McClane into full-on, tank-                                 WORLD AIDS DAY SCREENING                                                           Also Thursday, December 16
“Fasten your seat belts, it’s going to be                                                                                                                                    top-wearing, head-busting action!                                                   at 7:00pm
                                                                                      ancient sorcerer with really long fingernails, to save his buddy’s girlfriend
a bumpy night!” The ultimate backstage
                                                                                      from becoming the bride of the immortal and gross Lo Pan. The battles are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 More info available soon at                                        TBA
backstabbing bitchfest with Bette Davis                                                                                                                                                                   Double Feature!
as aging Broadway star Margo                                                          epic and include a lot of kung fu action, Kurt Russell doing things and clay-          DIE HARD 2                                                                                                                                                             at 8:30pm

Channing who takes an aspiring                                                        mation. The perfect trinity if ever there was one.                                     at Midnight                                                                         Sunday, December 5
actress, Eve (Baxter), under her wing.
                                                                                                                                                                             (1990) dir Renny Harlin w/Bruce Willis, William Atherton, William Sadler, Bonnie
                                                                                                                                                                             Bedelia [124 min]                                                                   Hooked On Who: Triumph Of The Master                                               Sunday, December 19
Eve, meanwhile, schemes to worm her                                                                                                                                          Could it get any more ridiculous for John McClane? It’s only been a year            DR. WHO: LOGOPOLIS                                                                 Cambridge Community Chorus presents
way into every corner of Margo’s life.
The dialogue (including Bette’s oft quot-
                                                                                                                                                                             since he had to go ballistic to rescue an office building full of hostages, and
                                                                                                                                                                             now he’s faced with an entire airport held hostage – and his family stuck in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 at 7:00                                                                            HANDEL'S MESSIAH: OPEN SING
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Once again, we return to our ongoing celebration of the world’s most               at 1:00pm - 4:30pm
ed line above) flies fast and furious in                                                                                                                                     a plane from LA circling above! What’s a resourceful NYC cop to do but              beloved time traveler, Dr. Who! This time around, we focus on the Doctor’s         Join Cambridge Community Chorus for this special open sing of excerpts
this quintessential melodrama.                                                                                                                                               start kicking some serious ass?                                                     most nefarious and challenging foe, The Master – A sinister Moriarty to the        from Handel’s Messiah. Tickets $10. More info about Cambridge
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Doctor’s Sherlock Holmes. In LOGOPOLIS, Tom Baker’s incarnation of the             Community Chorus can be found at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Doctor comes to an end when a seemingly innocent trip to get some repairs
The Late Show                                                                                                                                                                Sunday, December 19                                                                 done on the Tardis results in yet another run-in with The Master! Plus, we’ll
VANISHING POINT                                                                                                                                                              THE HEBREW HAMMER                                                                   be screening a rarely seen Dr. Who short! [approx 125 minutes]
at 10:00
                                                                                                                                                                             at 9:30
(1971) dir Richard C. Serafian w/Barry Newman, Cleavon Little, Dean Jagger,
                                                                                                                                                                             (2003) dir Jonathan Kesselman w/Adam Goldberg, Judy Greer, Andy Dick, Mario
Victoria Medlin, Charlotte Rampling [99 min]
                                                                                                                                                                             Van Peebles, Peter Coyote [85 min]                                                  DR. WHO: THE END OF TIME
Heavily referenced in Quentin Tarantino’s Death Proof, VANISHING POINT
                                                                                                                                                                             A belated Hanukkah celebration with Adam Goldberg and company invent-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 at 9:30                                                                            Please note: Our ELEMENTS OF CINEMA series, usually
is one of the ultimate hard-driving films. Barry Newman’s Kowalski makes a
                                                                                                                                                                             ing a whole new action genre: Jewsploitation! The Hebrew Hammer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 The Master has played a fascinating and emotionally charged part in the            held on the second Saturday of each month, will be on
bet to deliver a car (a 1970 Dodge Challenger with a matte white paintjob)
                                                                                                                                                                             (Goldberg) is a fly Jewish superhero (Part man. Part street. 100% kosher.)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 contemporary revival of Dr. Who since being re-introduced by Derek Jacobi.         hiatus for November and December to make way for
from Colorado to California in under 15 hours. Think that might mean                                                                                                                                                                                             Here he signals the end of David Tennant’s tenure as the Doctor. In THE END        two exciting screenings. Elements of Cinema will return
                                                                                                                                                                             living in a Blaxploitation influenced world. With the help of some equally
exceeding the speed limit a little?                                                                                                                                                                                                                              OF TIME, The Master is even nuttier and more out of control than usual while       on January 8, 2011!
                                                                                                                                                                             hip friends, The Hammer has to take down Santa’s evil son (Dick) who has
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 The Doctor desperately tries to decipher what kind of Universe threatening
                                                                                                                                                                             knocked off his pops and is trying to destroy Hanukkah once and for all! A
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 plot has been set into motion. [approx 135 min]
                                                                                                                                                                             hilarious send-up of (literally) all that is holy.
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BRATTLE THEATRE FILM SCHEDULE November 2010                                                                                                                                                                                                           BRATTLE THEATRE FILM SCHEDULE December 2010
Sunday                       Monday                      Tuesday                      Wednesday                   Thursday                      Friday                                                                Saturday                          Sunday                           Monday                       Tuesday                    Wednesday                    Thursday                       Friday                        Saturday
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Area Premiere!
HALLOWEEN                                                        SPECIAL EVENTS                                                                 GERRYMANDERING                                                                                            DR. WHO                                SPECIAL EVENTS                                          TBA                  CELLULOID                                   DO IT AGAIN
                             DAVID THOMSON
                                                         FOUR LIONS
                                                         Preview Screening!
                                                                           7:00p      BEST SHORT
                                                                                      STORIES 8:00p
                                                                                                                  MILT HINTON
                                                                                                                  KEEPING TIME
                                                                                                                                                8:00p                                                                5:00p                              LOGOPOLIS 7:00p
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        END OF TIME 9:30p
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          CINECACHE                         8:00pm   SUGAR & CINEMA
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     featuring                                                 HEROES:                       5:00, 7:00                    3:30, 7:30
                             Book Signing & Screening!   Director Present!
QUICK & THE DEAD                                                                      Harvard Book Store          7:00p                         SCOTT PILGRIM                                                        SCOTT PILGRIM                                                                                   KINGS OF PASTRY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     8:00p Brattle Fundraiser!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Music & Film                   KINKS PARTY!                  CELLULOID HEROES
3:00, 5:15                                                                                                        Harvard Office For The        VS. THE WORLD                                                        VS. THE WORLD                      HUMAN RIGHTS &                                                                                                                                       9:30p                         Times/titles TBA
                                                                                      CAMBRIDGE                   Arts!                         10:30p                                                               2:30, 7:30, 9:45
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     AMERICA'S TEST
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Festival                      A music & video tribute to
EVIL DEAD 2 7:30p                                                                     HISTORIC SOCIETY                                                                                                                                                  SEX TRAFFICKING:                                                                                                                                     the Kinks
             31 01 02 03 04 05 06
Double Feature!
                                                                                      EVENT 6:00p                 PATHFINDER INT’L
                                                                                                                                                GARY DELL’ABATE
                                                                                                                                                at 6:00pm
                                                                                                                                                Harvard Coop
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        A FILM FORUM
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      05 06 07 08 09 10 11
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Various times & Titles. See
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        inside for full info
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     at 6:00pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Harvard Book Store
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Various times & Titles.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           WONDERFUL LIFE

   SCOTT                             SPECIAL EVENTS                                                      PAPRIKA                                                   BOXING GYM                                                                           DO IT AGAIN                                                         SPECIAL EVENTS                                                                        GUY & MADELINE
NORTH BY                                                                              5:30, 7:30, 9:30            5:30, 7:30, 9:30              7:00*, 9:30
                                                                                                                                                *Director Present!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       3:30, 5:30, 7:30, 9:30           3:30, 7:30       IT'S A                                         CLOSED FOR A             HELVETICA                    TBA     8:30p                  5:00, 7:00                    5:30, 7:30
                             CINECACHE       8:00pm      PAUL AUSTER          6:00p                                                                                                                                                                     CELLULOID HEROES WONDERFUL LIFE                                PRIVATE EVENT             6:00, 8:30
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           CABIN IN THE SKY
SCOTT PILGRIM                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Times/titles TBA                 7:00p                                                   Glimpse Journal presents                                                                  1:00p
                                                         Harvard Book Store
VS. THE WORLD                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            + Donor Reception!                                      Reception and discussion
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ILAN STAVANS &                 CITY OF LOST                  HIGH SOCIETY           3:00p
2:30, 7:30, 9:45                                                                                                                                ENEMIES OF THE                                                         ENEMIES OF THE                                                                                                            between screenings open to
                                                                                                                                                PEOPLE                                                                                                  IT'S A                                                                                   all!                         HENRY LOUIS
GERRYMANDERING                                                                                                                                                                                                         PEOPLE                                                                                                                                                                                at 9:30

             07 08 09 10 11 12 13                                                                                                               4:30p
                                                                                                                                                Director Present!
                                                                                                                                                Premiere Screenings!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Director Present!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Premiere Screenings!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        WONDERFUL LIFE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      12 13 14 15 16 17 18                                                                                    GATES, JR.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              CCAE & W.W. Norton present
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Alt-Xmas!                     DIE HARD 9:30p
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           DIE HARD 2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Midnight | Alt-Xmas!

                  Area Premiere! Frederick Wiseman’s                                         BOXING GYM                                             STRANGE POWERS                                                                                                  Area Premiere! GUY                              & MADELINE ON A PARK BENCH                                                                CLOSED FOX 75 TH
5:30, 7:30, 9:30             3:30, 5:30, 7:30, 9:30      3:30, 5:30, 7:30, 9:30       3:30, 5:30, 7:30, 9:30      3:30, 5:30, 7:30, 9:30        5:00, 7:00, 9:30                                                      3:30, 5:30, 7:30, 9:30            5:30, 7:30                                                   5:30, 7:30, 9:30            5:30, 7:30, 9:30             5:30, 7:30, 9:30                  FOR   GRAPES OF
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        HANDEL'S MESSIAH CINECACHE
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THE THINGS WE                                                                                                                                                                                                         STORYTELLING                      Cambridge Community
CARRY 3:00pm                                                                                                                                                                                                          CONCERT                           Chorus Open Sing!
Boston Asian American Film                                                                                                                                                                                            10:30am                                                                                                                                                                                                              SCISSORHANDS

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Cambridge Center For Adult
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Education presents
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        THE HEBREW
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  STRANGE                         EVENT                          CLOSED                      Repertory Series!                 FOX 75 TH ANNIVERSARY                                                                                                                Repertory Series!                   FOX 75 TH ANNIVERSARY, PART 2!                                                                                 SPECIAL EVENTS
2:45, 5:00, 7:15
                             CINECACHE       8:00pm
                                                                                      LEAVE HER TO                ALIEN
                                                                                                                  5:00, 7:30, 10:00
                                                                                                                                                ALL ABOUT EVE
                                                                                                                                                12:30, 5:15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      LITTLE MURDERS
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        GRAPES OF                        GRAPES OF                   TITLES TBA                  TITLES TBA                   TITLES TBA                     SPECIAL NEW                   NEW YEAR’S DAY
3:30, 5:30, 7:30, 9:30                                                                HEAVEN                                                                                                                                                            WRATH                            WRATH                                                                                                               YEAR’S EVE                    MARX BROS
                                                                                      5:00, 7:15, 9:30                                                                                                                                                  4:00, 6:30                       6:30 only
                                                                                                                                                GENTLEMEN                                                             MASH           12:15, 5:00                                                                                                                                                             EVENT!                        MARATHON
                                                                                                                                                PREFER BLONDES                                                        Double Feature!                   EDWARD                           EDWARD                                                                                                              More details coming in        More details coming in
                                                                                                                                                3:15, 8:00                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   November!                     November!
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                                                                                                                                                Double Feature!                                                                                         1:45, 9:00                       9:00
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                                                                                                                                                VANISHING POINT LITTLE CHINA
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Don’t Forget!

 FOX 75 TH
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                                                         7:00p                        9:30

                                                                                      WORLD AIDS DAY SEX TRAFFICKING: SEX TRAFFICKING: SEX TRAFFICKING:
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                                                                                                      A FILM FORUM
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3:00, 7:15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   consiDer giving a giFt to the coMMunity this holiDay season!
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