Monthly Screenings

Documentary films about cinema

Buñuel: A Surrealist Filmmaker

Dir.: Javier Espada
| 83 minutes

Thanks to profound works such as UN CHIEN ANDALOU, THE GOLDEN AGE, BELLE DU JOUR, and THE DISCREET CHARM OF THE BOURGEOISIE, Luis Buñuel is considered the forerunner of surrealism in cinema. Spanish documentarist Javier Espada embarks on a journey that tracks Buñuel’s evolution and presents an extraordinary documentary encompassing the life and work of an exceptional film genius.


Dir.: Orson Welles
| 130 minutes

An intimate and revelatory conversation from 1970 between two film giants, Dennis Hopper, then riding high on the massive success of EASY RIDER (1969), and Orson Welles, ever the iconoclast and an offscreen interviewer of probing authority. Both had emerged from notoriety to change the face of cinema.

The Most Beautiful Boy in the World

Dir.: Kristina Lindström, Kristian Petri
| 93 minutes

In 1970, filmmaker Luchino Visconti travelled throughout Europe looking for a boy who could personify absolute beauty for his film adaptation of Thomas Mann’s DEATH IN VENICE. In Stockholm, he discovered Björn Andrésen, a shy 15-year-old teenager whom he brought to international fame. This documentary returns to Anderson, 50 years later.

The Rossellinis

Dir.: Alessandro Rossellini
| 90 minutes

Roberto Rossellini, Italian neorealism’s legendary film director, was the head of a large family now dispersed across the globe. Alessandro Rossellini, the eldest grandson, brings his family together in a witty portrayal of their bittersweet lives, dominated by the master’s charismatic and forceful presence.