MFA Film is back!

After a two-year intermission, the Museum’s team of cinephiles is rebooting our film program with a rich slate of independent and international cinema. See a selection of outstanding new films by international female filmmakers at the Boston Womens Film Festival Fall Showcase (September 23 to 25). Keep an eye on this page for more events in the coming months. See you at the movies!

All over the world, female filmmakers are lensing tales of women fighting to free themselves from oppressive social and family structures. Join the Boston Women’s Film Festival and MFA Film for a showcase of recent award-winning films by emerging filmmakers from around the globe.

Boston Palestine Film Festival

October 14–16, 2022

The Boston Palestine Film Festival presents compelling films with independent views of Palestine’s history, culture, and geographically dispersed society. MFA Boston is proud to host five screenings as part of this year’s festival.

Now entering its 34th year, the Boston Jewish Film Festival attracts movie lovers from Greater Boston and beyond to see and talk about great films from around the globe. MFA Boston is proud to host two screenings as part of this year’s festival.


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Funders of the Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Film Program at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston