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By Ron Newman - 3/13/20 - 2:52 pm

The Independent Film Festival Boston, scheduled to unspool April 22-29 at the Somerville, Brattle, and Coolidge Corner theatres, will be postponed to unspecified future dates. The theatres themselves remain open for now, and IFFB urges moviegoers to patronize them.

ArtsEmerson, operator of the Cutler Majestic and Paramount theatres, is suspending all of its programming through at least the end of March, including the current show Plata Quemada and the upcoming Parable of the Sower.

By adamg - 1/6/11 - 11:22 am

The Feast reports a beret-clad guy upset with the quality of the print of "The Sound of Music" the Brattle Theatre was showing last night took his anger out on a theater cash register and destroyed it:

The enraged film snob decided to show his displeasure by vandalizing the lobby and terrorizing the staff.

Or as the Brattle itself tweeted:

By adamg - 11/17/05 - 11:21 pm

Cabinboy is blogging his participation in the Brattle Theatre Movie Watch-A-Thon, a 23-day effort to raise money to keep the Brattle open.

By adamg - 10/9/05 - 11:57 am

Bryant takes a look at the schedule for the Boston Fantastic Film Festival at the Brattle, Oct. 13-16:

... It's a pity we're not getting more non-horror this year, but it hasn't been a great year for that. Night Watch would be nice, as would some Hong Kong action, but the BFFF hasn't ever been oriented towards Asian action flicks so I can't fault them there. And this is a nice festival all in all.

Brattle Theatre to shut down?

By adamg - 10/7/05 - 7:20 pm

Chris hopes the Brattle Theatre survives, but admits:

... I can say that as much as I value projected 35mm and 16mm prints, I spend more time these days watching films on video. On top of this, I have to admit that I haven't actually been to the Brattle since their programming changes have put more emphasis on longer runs, less on regular series. Maybe Monday film noir and Thursday Agnes Varda series didn't rake in the bucks, but the advantage was you could remember what was playing a month or two at a time. ...

By adamg - 10/6/05 - 8:04 pm

Harvard Square's last independent theater says it will shut down unless it raises $400,000 by the end of the year. The non-profit group that runs the theater blames the same rising costs affecting all theaters, but adds a unique Harvard Square reason:

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