Documentary

The Last Pig

THE LAST PIG (Free Admission)

2017 | 54 minutes | |
Directed by Allison Argo

Sunday April 22, 2018, 4:00pm
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Award Winning Director Allison Argo will be present to discuss the making of the film and answer your questions! Through this personal journey, THE LAST PIG raises crucial questions about equality, the value of compassion and the sanctity of life. Comis’ soul-bearing narrative carries us through his final year of farming pigs,…

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2018 Spectrum Film Festival: THE LAVENDER SCARE w/ Director Josh Howard

| 2017 | 77 minutes | | ,
Directed by Josh Howard

Thursday April 26, 2018, 7:30pm
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Post-show: Producer/director JOSH HOWARD joins us in person for a post-show Q&A, followed by a wine and dessert reception in the Film Center lobby sponsored exclusively by Tilton Rental. With the United States gripped in the panic of the Cold War, President Dwight D. Eisenhower deems homosexuals to be “security risks” and…

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2018 Spectrum Film Festival: BELIEVER w/ Director Don Argott

| 2018 | 101 minutes | | ,
Directed by Don Argott

Thursday April 26, 2018, 4:00pm
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Director Don Argott will join us via Skype after the film for a Q&A/Discussion Imagine Dragons’ Mormon front man Dan Reynolds is taking on a new mission to explore how the Church treats its LGBTQ members. With the rising suicide rate amongst teens in the state of Utah, his concern with the…

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2018 Spectrum Film Festival: TRANSMILITARY with co-director Fiona Dawson for Q&A via Skype

| 2018 | 92 minutes | | ,
Directed by Gabriel Silverman and Fiona Dawson

Saturday April 28, 2018, 4:30pm
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  NOTE: All U.S. military members (past or present) will receive FREE admission. The 2018 SXSW Audience Award-winning feature film debut by Gabriel Silverman and Fiona Dawson, TransMilitary follows the Emmy-nominated short film Transgender, at War and in Love. Around 15,500 transgender people serve in the U.S. military (notably the largest transgender…

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FOUR GAMES IN FALL: The Deflategate Documentary, Post-Screening Q&A with Director Julie Marron and Executive Producer Kurt Redfield

2018 | 95 minutes | |
Directed by Julie Marron

Saturday May 12, 2018, 7:30pm
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This award-winning documentary from Lemon Martini Productions tackles the highly topical issues of media manipulation, science for hire, and perversion of the legal system, all through the lens of the Deflategate scandal. Through interviews with attorneys, journalists, professors, and fans, the film examines how accusations of deflated footballs became a national obsession….

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RBG: RUTH BADER GINSBURG

| 2018 | 96 minutes | |
Directed by Julie Cohen, Betsy West

At the age of 84, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed a breathtaking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon. But without a definitive Ginsburg biography, the unique personal journey of this diminutive, quiet warrior’s rise to the nation’s highest court has been largely unknown, even to…

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ITZHAK

| 2018 | 83 minutes | | ,
Directed by Alison Chernick

From Schubert to Strauss, Bach to Brahms, Mozart to…Billy Joel, Itzhak Perlman’s violin playing transcends mere performance to evoke the celebrations and struggles of real life; “praying with the violin,” says renowned Tel Aviv violinmaker Amnon Weinstein. Alison Chernick’s enchanting documentary looks beyond the sublime musician to see the polio survivor whose…

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FAIR GAME

| 2018 | |
Directed by Clennon King

Tuesday August 07, 2018, 4:00pm

Introduction by filmmaker Clennon L. King Boston-based filmmaker Clennon L. King brings to the screen Fair Game. It’s the story of Alice Fair, whose son, James, took a fateful pit stop in Georgia on his way to Florida in May of 1960, and, in less than three days, was arrested, jailed, tried, convicted,…