Monthly Screenings

The Child

Dir.: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne
| 91 minutes

Bruno is twenty. Sonia, eighteen. They live off Sonia’s benefits and the thefts carried out by Bruno and the kids in his gang. Sonia has just given birth to their child, Jimmy. How can Bruno become a father, being so carefree and living for the present, solely concerned about the money from his deals?

The Kid with a Bike

Dir.: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne
| 87 minutes

Cyril, soon to be twelve, has only one thing in mind: to find his father who temporarily put him in a children's home. By chance, he meets Samantha, who runs a hairdressing salon and agrees to let him stay with her during the weekends. But Cyril doesn't see the love Samantha feels for him, a love which he desperately needs to calm his rage.

Lorna's Silence

Dir.: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne
| 105 minutes

Lorna, a young Albanian woman living in Belgium, has her sights set on opening a snack bar with her lover Sokol. To do so, she has had to become involved in a scam conducted by Fabio, a gangster. Fabio has set up a false marriage between Lorna and Claudy allowing Lorna to obtain her Belgian citizenship. She must now marry a Russian Mafioso who's ready to pay hard cash to get his hands on those vital Belgian identity papers. Fabio intends to kill Claudy to speed up the second marriage. But will Lorna remain silent?


The Promise

Dir.: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne
| 90 minutes

Fifteen-year-old Igor loves go-karting. He works as an apprentice motor-mechanic. He also helps his father, Roger, run an unscrupulous business, exploiting illegal immigrants for cheap labor. Igor doesn’t question much. But because of a promise he once made, his loyalties are torn. Can Igor tell the truth without betraying his father?



Dir.: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne
| 93 minutes

Every day Rosetta leaves for the front – she searches for work and is rebuffed at every turn. She’s obsessed by the fear of vanishing, the shame of being a misfit. She wants a normal life just like everybody else, among everybody else.

The Son

Dir.: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne
| 103 minutes

Olivier teaches carpentry at a social rehabilitation center. One day, the center’s manager asks him to take a boy into his training group. But who is this teenager? And why does Olivier seem so interested in him?


Tori and Lokita

Dir.: Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne
| 88 minutes

The new film by the Dardenne brothers takes place in present-day Belgium. A young boy and an adolescent girl travelled alone from Africa pit their invincible friendship against the difficult conditions of their exile. Recipient of the 75th Anniversary Prize at the Cannes Film Festival.

Two Days, One Night

Dir.: Luc Dardenne, Jean-Pierre Dardenne
| 95 minutes

Sandra is a factory worker who discovers that her workmates have opted for a bonus in exchange for her dismissal. She has only one weekend to convince her colleagues to give up their bonuses in order to keep her job. Marion Cotillard received a Best Actress Academy Award nomination for her role in this film.