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About the film

Filmmaker Frederick Wiseman examines the rich history of Boston’s city government, covering racial justice, housing, climate action, and more.

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Running Time: 272 min272 MIN
This Film is Wheelchair Accessible

By the time "City Hall" arrives at its 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.

Eric Kohn