40 episodes

The official podcast of Boston's unofficial film school: The Brattle Theatre. Since 1953 the Brattle has been a home for film lovers to gather and share great cinema; showing an eclectic mix of classic, cutting-edge, foreign, cult, and art-house movies on 35mm film, digital projection, and now virtually.

The Brattle Film Podcast The Brattle Theater, Ian Brownell, Ivy Moylan, Ned Hinkle, Alissa Darsa

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The official podcast of Boston's unofficial film school: The Brattle Theatre. Since 1953 the Brattle has been a home for film lovers to gather and share great cinema; showing an eclectic mix of classic, cutting-edge, foreign, cult, and art-house movies on 35mm film, digital projection, and now virtually.

    Episode 37: Indipendent Film Festival Boston

    Episode 37: Indipendent Film Festival Boston

    We're joined by Brian Tamm and Nancy Campbell of the IFFBoston to talk about this year's line-up, doing the festival virtually for the first time, and how excited we all are that cinemas are finally reopening.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    The 2021 Oscar Nominations, Part 2

    The 2021 Oscar Nominations, Part 2

    After lamenting the loss of The ArcLight Cinema chain, Ned, Ivy, Alissa and Ian return to discussing the Oscars, the Brattle's Oscar Party, the nominated shorts of 2020, and the nominated the animation, documentary, and international features.

    • 1 hr 37 min
    The 2021 Oscar Nominations Part 1

    The 2021 Oscar Nominations Part 1

    Ned, Ivy, Alissa, and Ian discuss their individual histories and feelings about the Academy Awards, and dive deep into this year's nominated films and performances. 

    • 1 hr 46 min
    20 Years of the Brattle Film Foundation

    20 Years of the Brattle Film Foundation

    We look back on the last 20 years of the theater's history as a thriving non profit institution.

    • 1 hr 19 min
    New Virtual Cinema & A Conversation with Abby Sun

    New Virtual Cinema & A Conversation with Abby Sun

    We spend the first part of this week highlighting some titles currently playing or coming soon the the Brattlite, then Ned and Alissa interview DocYard curator Abby Sun about a new year-long virtual festival of 1990's Asian American Film and Video called My Sight is Lined with Visions.

    • 1 hr 30 min
    Movies About Going to the Movies

    Movies About Going to the Movies

    Inspired by Paul Anton Smith's "Have You Seen My Movie," a streaming exclusive currently running in The Brattlite, we're joined by MIT professor Ezra Glenn to talk about our favorite movies about going to the movies and films that take place in cinemas.

    • 1 hr 30 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
24 Ratings

24 Ratings

Msweet37 ,

Amazing Film Podcast

If you’re missing seeing movies in a theater with an audience, this might help bridge the gap. Super insightful, broad range of films are discussed.

lowbrowfeminist ,

Movies!

Great perspectives and notes regarding film curation. Love the Brattle and their awesome staff!

RoLove508 ,

Gold Standard

The Brattle is a rare gem. What a treat to be able to tune in via podcast.

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