This ongoing film series highlights a hand-picked staff favorite from each month’s lineup of films. From new French dramas to Iranian thrillers to cult classics, Jump Cut demonstrates the wide-ranging diversity of our film program while offering a fresh experience each month. MFA members can now reserve a pair of free tickets for every Jump Cut screening as soon as tickets go on sale, pending availability.

What’s a Jump Cut?

In film editing, a jump cut is an abrupt transition that indicates a movement forward in time. See a classic example in Jean-Luc Godard’s Breathless.



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In This Series


C’est la Vie! (Le sens de la fête)
July 29, 2018
1:30 pm3:35 pm

This event is over.

Still from RBG


RBG (Sold Out)
August 12, 2018
3:30 pm5:15 pm

This event is over.


Five Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf
September 2, 2018
3:30 pm4:55 pm

Directed by Thomas Piper (USA, 2018, 76 min.). Digital.