COOLIDGE CORNER THEATRE
This building was originally a church, but was converted into a theater in 1933 and is now an Art Deco movie house—one of the top 10 art house film exhibition theaters in the country—that shows predominantly art and independent films. Full schedule online. 290 Harvard St., Brookline, 617.734.2500.
LANDMARK’S KENDALL SQUARE CINEMA
This Cambridge cinema located adjacent to historic Kendall Square, is one of Landmark Theaters’ most successful venues showing independent films, documentaries, restored classics, foreign and indie films for over a decade. Often hosts local premieres and film festivals. Visit website for screening times. 1 Kendall Square, Cambridge, 617.621.1202.
THE BRATTLE THEATER
Classic, cutting-edge, foreign and art-house films are shown at this repertory theater, where a screening of the German film, “Der Hauptmann von Köpenick,” kicked things off in 1953. Schedule online. 40 Brattle St., Cambridge, 617.876.6837.