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CITY HALL – After the film, watch a conversation between Frederick Wiseman and Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, Biden’s new Secretary of Labor.

SCREENS JAN 15 – FEB 11

CITY HALL is a glimpse of local government at work that’s as patiently observant as it is engrossing. A New York Times Critic’s Pick and garnering a 100% Score on Rotten Tomatoes, Master documentarian Frederick Wiseman delivers an epic look at Boston’s city government, covering racial justice, housing, climate action, and more. Runs 4 hr 34 min.

“BY THE TIME CITY HALL ARRIVES AT IT’S BREATHTAKING FINAL SHOTS, WISEMAN HAS CRAFTED SUCH AN ADVANCED CASE FOR UNDERSTANDING EVERY ASPECT OF LOCAL GOVERNANCE THAT IT LEADS TO THE IMPRESSION THAT AMERICA WOULD BE A BETTER PLACE IF EVERYONE EXPERIENCED IT.” INDIEWIRE
Watch Q&A with “City Hall” Director Frederick Wiseman. Moderated by Josh Siegal, Film Curator at MOMA.