CHLOTRUDIS to present Before They Were Famous SUMMER FILM SERIES, featuring Ellen Page and Kerry Washington, at JP’s UForge Gallery

Our SongThe Chlotrudis Society for Independent Film is pleased to continue its relationship with Jamaica Plain’s UForge Gallery as Partner-In-Residence, by presenting its latest film series BEFORE THEY WERE FAMOUS.   The group will screen movies from early in the careers of Ellen Page, Kerry Washington and Russell Crowe throughout the summer, on Sunday nights.   Screenings will start at 6pm, with a suggested donation of $5. | Read more »

CHLOTRUDIS co-presents ALWAYS SHINE and THERE SHOULD BE RULES at 14th ANNUAL INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL OF BOSTON

Always ShineThe Chlotrudis Society for Independent Film is pleased to join with the INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL OF BOSTON (IFFBoston) once again as a co-prsenter as part of the festival’s 14th year.  And we are particularly pleased to have the opportunity to celebrate the contributions of women in cinema, both in front of and behind the camera. | Read more »

‘TANGERINE’ RISES TO THE TOP AT 22nd CHLOTRUDIS AWARDS

photo by Kate PikeThis year, the Chlotrudis Society for Independent Film was thrilled to be able to present TANGERINE its three Trudies in person, at its 22nd Chlotrudis Awards ceremony, held at the Brattle Theater this past Sunday.  The micro-indie film, shot entirely on iPhone, made a big impression on Chlotrudis members. Producer Darren Dean accepted the Trudy for Best Use of Music in a File, Radium Cheung (pictured left) graciously received his well-earned Best Cinematography award, and actress Mickey O’Hagan (pictured left) took home the Best Ensemble Trudy on behalf of the film’s cast. | Read more »

BOSTON’S CHLOTRUDIS SOCIETY IN CONVERSATION WITH ‘TANGERINE’ FILMMAKERS AT ANNUAL INDIE FILM AWARD CEREMONY

TangerineOn Sunday March 20th, the Chlotrudis Society for Independent Film will welcome various members of the Spirit Award winning film, TANGERINE, during its 22nd Annual Chlotrudis Awards ceremony at the historic Brattle Theatre.  Joining them for a mid-award conversation about the groundbreaking film will be Ned Hinkle, the Brattle’s Creative Director.  The show begins at 5 pm, and tickets are $20 ($15 for Chlotrudis and Brattle members), and can be purchased online at the Brattle’s website.   In attendance from the TANGERINE team will be producer Darren Dean, co-producer and cinematographer Radium Cheung, and actors Karren Karagulian and Mickey O’Hagan.  The film grabbed attention from the minute it premiered las | Read more »

CHLOTRUDIS SOCIETY FOR INDEPENDENT FILM HONORED BY THE ARTS FUSE

FusicalThe Chlotrudis Society for Independent Film is among the debut group honored by The Arts Fuse, Boston’s premiere independent online magazine for the criticism and coverage of arts and culture.  The group was awarded the Arts Fuse Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Arts in New England, and will be feted along with other winners at the magazine’s FUSICAL celebration, February 26th at the Somerville Armory (191 Highland Avenue, Somerville MA). | Read more »

CHLOTRUDIS SOCIETY FOR INDEPENDENT FILM ANNOUNCES 2015 NOMINATIONS – ‘DUKE OF BURGUNDY’ TOPS ALL

The Duke of BurgundyNominations for the 22nd annual Chlotrudis Awards were finalized by the film group’s nominating committee this past weekend.  Peter Strickland’s arresting THE DUKE OF BURGUNDY was dominant among the 47 films nominated, winning 7 nods, including Director and Cinematography.  Placing second was TANGERINE, the iPhone shot sensation, which earned 5 nominations including Supporting Actress and Cinematography.  | Read more »

METROPOLIS at the top of 100 BLACK & WHITE FILMS, 2015’s year-end list from CHLOTRUDIS SOCIETY FOR INDEPENDENT FILM

The ApartmentEvery year the Chlotrudis Society for Independent Film selects a category and asks its membership to submit their favorite top films.  The group’s previous year-end topics have included Best Musicals, Best Sequels and Remakes, and Best Foreign Language.  For 2015, members selected their top black & white films. | Read more »

Chlotrudis co-presents two films at the Independent Film Festival of Boston

 

Made in JapanIf it's spring in Boston, that means it's time for the Independent Film Festival of Boston. This year, Chlotrudis is co-presenting two films at the festival. MADE IN JAPAN is the remarkable story of Tomi Fujiyama, the world's first Japanese country, music superstar, and her dream to play the Grand Ol' Opry again. This doc, directed by Josh Bishop, is a funny yet poignant multi-cultural journey through music, marriage, and the impact of the corporate world on the dreams of one woman.  MADE IN JAPAN screens on Sunday, April 26, 3:15 pm at the Somerville Theatre. | Read more »

'IDA', 'BUDAPEST' and 'BOYHOOD' ONLY MULTIPLE WINNERS AT 21st CHLOTRUDIS AWARDS

IdaThe Chlotrudis Society for Independent Film this year spread the wealth, bestowing its Trudy awards among eleven films.  However, a few movies stood out, foremost among them IDA, from director Pawel Pawilkowski, which won Best Cinematography, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Supporting Actress.   Richard Linklater's BOYHOOD and Wes Anderson's THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL were the runners up, each receiving a pair of Trudies. | Read more »

BOSTON’S CHLOTRUDIS SOCIETY HONORS ANIMATION FILMMAKER SIGNE BAUMANE AT ANNUAL INDIE AWARD CEREMONY

Signe BaumaneOn Sunday March 22nd, the Chlotrudis Society for Independent Film will honor filmmaker Signe Baumane with its Visionary Award, during its 21st annual Chlotrudis Awards ceremony at the historic Brattle Theater in Cambridge’s Harvard Square.   Ms. Baumane will be in attendance to accept her special award from Chlotrudis to celebrate an impressive and broad-ranging career. | Read more »