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A Note to our Audiences
While our spaces remain closed due to Covid-19, the spirit of BAM is very much alive. Be sure to peruse our current offerings and keep an eye on this page as we’ll be continuously rolling out new programs and events—all designed for the virtual space—as a way to stay responsive to what’s going on, both at BAM and in the world at large.
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Jan 1—Dec 31, 2021
 
 

Presenting classic films, premieres, festivals, and retrospectives, with appearances by filmmakers, actors, and critics.

 
 
 
 
 
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Due to the evolving COVID-19 situation, and out of consideration for the health of our audiences, staff, and artists, BAM Rose Cinemas is closed until further notice.


“[A] vital arts center…dedicated to forgotten and overlooked…directors." —Manohla Dargis, The New York Times


Leadership support for BAM Film programs
provided by The
Thompson Family Foundation

 

Major support for BAM Film provided by the Ford Foundation

 
Museum Town
Film
Museum Town
Now Playing
 
Museum Town
Now Playing
 

This fascinating documentary charts the improbable transformation of MASS MoCA from abandoned factories into the world’s largest museum for contemporary art and highlights some of the artists working there today.

+ 50% of ticket sales go to support BAM.
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The Reason I Jump
Film
The Reason I Jump
Now Playing
 
The Reason I Jump
Now Playing
 

Based on the best-selling memoir by Naoki Higashida, this immersive cinematic exploration of neurodiversity centers the experiences of five nonspeaking autistic people from around the world.

+ 50% of ticket sales go to support BAM.
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In The Mood For Love
Film
In the Mood for Love
Now Playing
 
In the Mood for Love
Now Playing
 

This visually extravagant, masterful evocation of romantic longing is a milestone in Wong Kar Wai’s career, newly restored in 4K.

+ 50% of ticket sales go to support BAM.
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Chungking Express
Film
Chungking Express
Now Playing
 
Chungking Express
Now Playing
 

One of the defining works of 90s cinema is newly restored, offering a fresh look at the gloriously shot and utterly unexpected film that made Hong Kong filmmaker Wong Kar Wai an instant icon.

+ 50% of ticket sales go to support BAM.
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Happy Together
Film
Happy Together
Now Playing
 
Happy Together
Now Playing
 

A new restoration of Wong Kar Wai’s emotionally raw, lushly stylized portrait of a relationship in breakdown—a celebrated influence on Barry Jenkins’ Moonlight.

+ 50% of ticket sales go to support BAM.
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You Will Die At Twenty
Film
You Will Die at Twenty
Now Playing
 
You Will Die at Twenty
Now Playing
 

Haunted by a prophecy that he will die at age 20, a young man escapes his mother’s watchful eye and begins to question his destiny in this auspicious debut from Sudanese filmmaker Amjad Abu Alala.

+ 50% of ticket sales go to support BAM.
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Identifying Features
Film
Identifying Features
Now Playing
 
Identifying Features
Now Playing
 

Set in the current Mexican humanitarian crisis, this poignant drama tells the story of a woman’s search to find her son who disappeared en route to the US border.

+ 50% of ticket sales go to support BAM.
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Softie
Film
Softie
Opens Jan 29
 
Softie
Opens Jan 29
 

A longtime political activist runs for office in his regional Kenyan election, but challenging corrupt opponents soon puts his family at risk. Should country really come before family, as he’s always believed?

+ 50% of ticket sales go to support BAM.
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PAST EVENTS
los sures
Film Series
Programmers’ Notebook: New York Lives
 

Take a socially distant tour across the city with these documentary films and local shorts.

Dec 4, 2020—Jan 7, 2021
FILM SERIES
 
 
Collective
Film
Collective
 

A thrilling exposé of fraud and malfeasance after an explosive fire at a Bucharest nightclub.

Nov 20, 2020—Jan 7, 2021
 
 
Markie Milwaukee
Film
Markie in Milwaukee
 

This portrait of a transgender fundamentalist Baptist minister reveals our country's fixation on identity.

Nov 20, 2020—Jan 7, 2021
 
 
Film
Mayor
 

A real-life political saga following the Christian mayor of the Palestinian city of Ramallah.

Dec 11, 2020—Jan 14, 2021
 
 
Through The Night
Film
Through the Night
 

An intimate portrait of two working mothers and a caregiver at a 24-hour daycare center.

Dec 11, 2020—Jan 21, 2021
 
 
Nationtime
Film
Nationtime
 

A new restoration of William Greaves’(Symbiopsychotaxiplasm) long-lost documentary.

Mon, Jan 18, 2021
 
 
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