The Spring Season begins February 10 with Erick Stoll and Chase Whiteside’s América and concludes May 18 with Marnie Ellen Hertzler’s Crestone .
The DocYard, Boston’s home for artful nonfiction cinema, is proud to announce its Spring 2020 program of documentary films and visiting filmmakers. The program runs from February 10 through May 18 with all screenings taking place on Mondays at 7 PM at the Brattle Theatre , the DocYard’s long-time partner venue in the heart of Harvard Square. Most screenings are Boston-area premieres, and each will be followed by a filmmaker discussion.

The DocYard’s Spring 2020 season is programmed by Guest Curator Abby Sun .To learn more about the Spring 2020 program and read program notes from Curator Abby Sun, visit .

Season passes are on sale now at an early bird rate of $75 through Sunday, February 2 , at which point the price will go up to $85 for adults. The student rate for DocYard season passes will remain at $65 throughout the season. Passes can be purchased online now at .
The DocYard Spring 2020 Program
All screenings take place at the Brattle Theatre
Monday, February 10 at 7pm 
Filmmakers Erick Stoll and Chase Whiteside attending in person for Q&A
Diego and his brothers reunite to take care of their aging grandmother, América, in a film that breathes new life into the observational genre.
Monday, February 24 at 7pm 
Filmmaker Zia Anger attending in person for Q&A 

Zia Anger’s brilliant live cinema performance upends tenets of desktop documentaries, the first-person perspective, and the business of independent filmmaking.

Monday, March 2 at 7pm 
Filmmaker Lance Oppenheim attending in person for Q&A

Four residents of “The Villages,” the world’s largest retirement community, seek love and health amidst the shifting sands of South Florida.
Monday, March 23 at 7pm
Filmmaker Miko Revereza attending via Skype for Q&A

The American road movie is renewed in this essential essay film about documentation, precarity, family, and freedom of movement.
Monday, April 6 at 7pm 
Filmmaker Alexander Nanau attending in person for Q&A

This masterpiece features an explosive, uncompromising investigation into a medical fraud scandal following the Colectiv nightclub fire in Bucharest.
Monday, April 13 at 7pm 
Filmmaker Archana Atul Phadke attending via Skype for Q&A

A tender, humorous personal documentary about three generations of the filmmaker’s family living in one compound in Mumbai.
Monday, May 4, starting at 5pm 
A New England Legacy Screening and DOUBLE FEATURE

An anti-hagiographic and bravely personal look at a visionary architect fading into obscurity, helmed by his filmmaker daughter.

Personal documentarians Lucia Small and Ed Pincus’ final collaboration traces Pincus’ terminal illness and the value of an artistic life.

Filmmaker Lucia Small attending in person for Q&A following One Cut, One Life
Monday, May 18 at 7pm 
Filmmaker Marnie Ellen Hertzler attending in person for Q&A

A ragtag group of idealistic SoundCloud rappers attempt to create a sanctuary for free expression in the Colorado desert, set to an Animal Collective soundtrack.
The DocYard is a program of the LEF Foundation in partnership with the Brattle Theatre . Other series sponsors include the Irving House at Harvard and the Tyler Family Foundation.