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The Boston Cinema Club
at the West Newton Cinema
Four screenings remain in the current series. We will announce make-up dates once we have more information on local Pandemic policies. Stay Safe!
For 22 and a half years, the Cinema Club has brought sneak previews and engaging discussions to the Boston area. The very first screening was of LOVE AND DEATH ON LONG ISLAND in February 1998 at the Kendall Square Cinemas. We met at the Coolidge Corner Theatre for a year (1999-2000), but today we meet for two seasons out of the year (winter/spring and fall) at the West Newton Cinemas for stimulating films and discussions moderated by Linda Dittmar or Brittain Smith. Join today to become part of Boston’s rich film history!
Co-Moderator Brittain Smith (Ph.D., University of Chicago) is a graduate of the Institute for Teaching Film as Film, directed by professors Rick Rentschler (Harvard) and Anton Kaes (Berkeley). Currently a freelance writer, he is... Visit Brit’s page
Co-Moderator Linda Dittmar is a Distinguished Professor Emerita at the University of Massachusetts-Boston and has been teaching film and literature for four decades. In recent years she has also taught film overseas in Paris,... Visit Linda’s page
Proudly hosted at the West Newton Cinema 1296 Washington St • West Newton, MA 02465
Please call the theater directly with questions about parking,
directions or other theater specifics: (617) 964-8074