Film & Television


Welcome to the Film and Television Department’s Cinemathèque: meetings and conversations with filmmakers/television-makers and free screenings of important, innovative films and television programs. Cinematheque is the department’s premiere screening series.

Events are FREE to BU students, staff and the general public as well. Screenings are Friday evenings at 7 p.m. in COM at 640 Commonwealth Ave., room 101. Transportation: the “B” Boston College Green Line, the first stop outward bound after Kenmore Square.

For more information, contact the Film and Television department at

About the Curator

The BU Cinematheque curator is Gerald Peary, a cinema professor at Suffolk University and a long-time film critic for the Boston Phoenix. He chooses his BU programs based on his extensive contacts in the professional film world and from his travels to film festivals around the globe, including, annually, Cannes, Toronto, Montreal and South by Southwest. Visit Gerald Peary’s website at

Inside Cinematheque

A leading light of the “New Brazilian Cinema,” Claudio Marques talks about his 2014 feature, After the Rain. Interview by Alistair Birrell in the context of the BU College of Communication Cinematheque Series, Fall 2014.

2015 Schedule