See Film Calendar

Upcoming Programs

On the Fringe: American Cult Films of the 1980s (January–December 2017)

Dawson City: Frozen Time (November 1–24)

The Teacher (November 10–29)

The Boston Jewish Film Festival (November 11–19)

Marie Curie: the Courage of Knowledge (November 15–26)

No Maps on My Taps preceded by About Tap (November 17–30)

Jean-Pierre Melville Centennial (December 1–9)

Harry Dean Stanton: Say Something True (December 1–31)

Nowhere to Hide (December 3–16)

Additional Information

Friends of Film

Open to all Museum members, Friends of Film connects people who love the art of film, have a desire to learn more, and want to meet others with similar enthusiasm. Participation includes two free tickets (subject to availability) to regularly priced films ($9 member, $11 nonmember), invitations for two people to attend programs, and runs on the same annual cycle—with the same expiration date—as your MFA membership. Join today!

University Membership

Full-time undergraduate students from participating universities can purchase $5 film tickets in person for regularly priced screenings.

Group Pricing

Groups of 10 or more are eligible for discounted tickets for most of our films. For more information, please call 617-369-3310.

Accessibility

The MFA Film Program strives to make film screenings accessible to people of all abilities. Wheelchair and companion seating are available in both auditoriums, as are FM assistive listening devices. Many of the films we play are presented with English subtitles and whenever possible we obtain open captioned and audio described screening materials for use upon request. If you have any questions about accessibility at the MFA please call 617-369-3189. For inquires about specific film screenings please call 617-369-3687.


Events

E.g., November 19, 2017

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Film

Nowhere to Hide
Nowhere to Hide
December 10, 2017
11:30 am1:00 pm
Tickets Available 11/16/2017 10:00 am

Film

Harry Dean Stanton: Say Something True
Cisco Pike
December 10, 2017
1:30 pm3:05 pm
Tickets Available 11/16/2017 10:00 am

Film

Harry Dean Stanton: Say Something True
Cockfighter
December 10, 2017
3:30 pm5:00 pm
Tickets Available 11/16/2017 10:00 am

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Film

Harry Dean Stanton: Say Something True
Lucky
December 14, 2017
4:00 pm5:35 pm
Tickets Available 11/16/2017 10:00 am

Film

Nowhere to Hide
Nowhere to Hide
December 14, 2017
6:00 pm7:30 pm
Tickets Available 11/16/2017 10:00 am

Film

Harry Dean Stanton: Say Something True
Pretty in Pink
December 14, 2017
8:00 pm9:40 pm
Tickets Available 11/16/2017 10:00 am

Friday, December 15, 2017

Film

Nowhere to Hide
Nowhere to Hide
December 15, 2017
4:00 pm5:30 pm
Tickets Available 11/16/2017 10:00 am

Film

Harry Dean Stanton: Say Something True
Cockfighter
December 15, 2017
6:00 pm7:30 pm
Tickets Available 11/16/2017 10:00 am

Film

Harry Dean Stanton: Say Something True
Straight Time
December 15, 2017
8:00 pm10:00 pm
Tickets Available 11/16/2017 10:00 am

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Film

Harry Dean Stanton: Say Something True
Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction
December 16, 2017
11:00 am12:20 pm
Tickets Available 11/16/2017 10:00 am

Film

Nowhere to Hide
Nowhere to Hide
December 16, 2017
1:00 pm2:30 pm
Tickets Available 11/16/2017 10:00 am

Film

Harry Dean Stanton: Say Something True
Wise Blood
December 16, 2017
3:00 pm4:55 pm
Tickets Available 11/16/2017 10:00 am

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Film

Harry Dean Stanton: Say Something True
Wise Blood
December 17, 2017
12:30 pm2:25 pm
Tickets Available 11/16/2017 10:00 am

Film

Harry Dean Stanton: Say Something True
One from the Heart
December 17, 2017
3:00 pm4:50 pm
Tickets Available 11/16/2017 10:00 am

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Film

Harry Dean Stanton: Say Something True
Straight Time
December 20, 2017
5:00 pm7:00 pm
Tickets Available 11/16/2017 10:00 am

Film

Harry Dean Stanton: Say Something True
Paris, Texas
December 20, 2017
7:30 pm10:00 pm
Tickets Available 11/16/2017 10:00 am

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Film

Harry Dean Stanton: Say Something True
Paris, Texas
December 21, 2017
5:00 pm7:30 pm
Tickets Available 11/16/2017 10:00 am

Film

Harry Dean Stanton: Say Something True
Cisco Pike
December 21, 2017
8:00 pm9:40 pm
Tickets Available 11/16/2017 10:00 am

Friday, December 22, 2017

Film

Harry Dean Stanton: Say Something True
Death Watch
December 22, 2017
5:00 pm7:15 pm
Tickets Available 11/16/2017 10:00 am

Film

Harry Dean Stanton: Say Something True
Fire Walk With Me
December 22, 2017
8:00 pm10:15 pm
Tickets Available 11/16/2017 10:00 am

Saturday, December 23, 2017

Film

Harry Dean Stanton: Say Something True
Death Watch
December 23, 2017
12:00 pm2:15 pm
Tickets Available 11/16/2017 10:00 am

Film

Harry Dean Stanton: Say Something True
The Straight Story
December 23, 2017
3:00 pm4:55 pm
Tickets Available 11/16/2017 10:00 am

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Film

Harry Dean Stanton: Say Something True
The Straight Story
December 24, 2017
11:30 am1:30 pm
Tickets Available 11/16/2017 10:00 am

Film

Harry Dean Stanton: Say Something True
Paris, Texas
December 24, 2017
2:00 pm4:30 pm
Tickets Available 11/16/2017 10:00 am

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Film

Harry Dean Stanton: Say Something True
Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction
December 27, 2017
6:00 pm7:20 pm
Tickets Available 11/16/2017 10:00 am

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Sponsors

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.

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 and by The Lowell Institute.