Upcoming Special Events
Frederick Wiseman's CITY HALL shows the efforts by Boston city government to provide police, fire, sanitation, veterans affairs, elder support, parks, licensing of various professional activities, recordkeeping of birth, marriage and death, as well as hundreds of other activities that support Boston residents and visitors.
Opens Wednesday, 11/4. HOSPITAL shows the daily activities of the Metropolitan Hospital in East Harlem, New York City, with emphasis on the emergency ward and outpatient clinics. Directors Heidi Ewing & Rachel Grady (JESUS CAMP, DETROPIA) speak with Wiseman in an exclusive post-film discussion.
A report on the National Black Political Convention held in Gary, Indiana, in 1972, a historic event that gathered voices from across the political spectrum. Directed by William Greaves, don't miss this vital film, restored and presented for the first time in its original 80-minute version.
Opens Wednesday, 10/28. Frederick Wiseman shows the routine activities of the diplomats and electronics technicians who operate the early warning system used to help facilitate the disengagement between Egypt and Israel after the 1973 war. Director Errol Morris (THE THIN BLUE LINE, THE FOG OF WAR) speaks with Wiseman in an exclusive post-film discussion.