Film Programming in Boston

The Coolidge Corner Theater is located just 10 minutes from BU’s campus. The Brookline theater offers special screenings and events, educational programming, independent films as well as box office hits.

“The Coolidge” offers student memberships. You can check out their membership program online. We highly recommend checking out this Boston institution during your time at BU!

Brattle Theater in Harvard Square shows the best in classic, cutting-edge, foreign, and art-house films. Students receive discounted rates on single films, as well as a deep-discounts for double features.

Harvard Film archive cinematheque presents films Friday through Monday year round. Open to the public, all screenings are held in the Archive’s 188-seat theater featuring exceptional film and digital projection located in the historic Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts. The Archive maintains over 40,000 motion picture prints, audio visual elements and ephemera.

Film at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston – The MFA’s Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Film Program presents international, documentary, and independent films.

Boston International Film Festival – The 5-day event takes place in Boston every Spring. 

Massachusetts Historical Society Film Club  Join The Massachusetts Historical Society each month to discuss a new film! Check out the full lineup on their website.