The MFA is your opportunity to experience great cinema! See the best of contemporary world cinema and the newest indie releases throughout the year. Catch conversations with directors, see future award winners, and discover emerging talent. Lose yourself in a world of cinema available nowhere else in Boston.
Assistive-listening devices are available for all screenings. All films in English or with English subtitles.
Samurai Cinema (April 18-May 26)
Food & Drink
Taste, a café and wine bar located across from the box office and auditorium, offers a selection of coffee, espresso, wine, and light food.
One Track Heart: The Story of Krishna Das (May 29-June 6)
Becoming Traviata (May 29-June 6)
Admission & Regular Pricing
MFA members, seniors, and students $9; general admission $11. Matinee discount tickets (weekdays before 5 pm, weekends before 12:30 pm) $7; $8. Certain films may be specially priced. Please see individual descriptions for prices.
Welcome University Members! Present your current student ID to receive free Museum admission and $5 tickets to regularly-priced film screenings, available in person on the day of the screening.
The Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Film Program at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston is funded by the Carl and Ruth Shapiro Family Foundation and also made possible with endowment support from the Katharine Stone White Film Fund, the Museum Film Program Endowment Fund, the Dean W. Freed Fund, the Marilyn and Selwyn Kudisch Endowed Fund for the Benefit of the Film Program, the MFA Associates and MFA Senior Associates Fund for Film and Video and the Margaret L. Hargrove Fund. A gift from an anonymous Friend of Film makes program notes for select events possible. Visits by film and video artists are made possible by the Richard and Susan Smith Family Foundation Fund.