April 25May 2, 2018
April 25May 2, 2018

IFFBoston

independent film festival boston

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October 19–21 at the Brattle
IFFBoston Fall Focus 2018

Festival Alumni

Poster for Moonlight
Moonlight

The second feature from writer-director Barry Jenkins (MEDICINE FOR MELANCHOLY, IFFBoston 2008) follows its young protagonist from childhood to adulthood as he navigates both the dangers of drugs and violence in his depressed Florida neighbourhood, and his complex love for his best friend.

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Poster for Manchester By The Sea
Manchester By The Sea

Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams and Kyle Chandler star in this emotionally overwhelming and critically acclaimed drama from writer-director Kenneth Lonergan (YOU CAN COUNT ON ME, MARGARET), about a reclusive handyman who must face his painful past when he returns to his Massachusetts hometown after the sudden death of his beloved older brother.

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Poster for Certain Women
Certain Women

Kelly Reichardt (WENDY AND LUCY, MEEK’S CUTOFF) directs Laura Dern, Michelle Williams, Kristen Stewart and Lily Gladstone in this tripartite portrait of striving, independent women whose lives intersect in suggestive and powerful ways.

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Poster for Lo And Behold: Reveries Of The Connected World
Lo And Behold: Reveries Of The Connected World

Werner Herzog’s existential exploration of the past, present, and future of the internet.

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Poster for Presenting Princess Shaw
Presenting Princess Shaw

Princess Shaw stuggles to make her music heard by posting her songs on YouTube. Then, one day, someone living 7,000 miles away discovers her.

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2018 Presenting Sponsors

With additional thanks and gratitude to all of our sponsors for this year's festival.

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