Monthly Screenings

Fire Will Come

Dir.: Oliver Laxe
| 85 minutes

Amador, a pyromaniac, is released from prison and returns to the Galician village where he was raised. Life is uneventful until a fire breaks out. An outstanding film that won the Jury Prize in the Un Certain Regard Competition at Cannes.

The Ground Beneath My Feet

Dir.: Marie Kreutzer
| 108 minutes

A young business consultant who attempts to juggle a demanding career and her mentally ill sister, gradually begins to lose control over her life. A drama that transports the viewer into the heroine’s consciousness.

High Life

Dir.: Claire Denis
| 110 minutes

Claire Denis’s new and highly-praised film transports us to a spaceship inhabited by prisoners who undergo a series of sexual experiments conducted by a mysterious doctor. Starring Juliette Binoche and Robert Pattinson.

Les Misérables

Dir.: Ladj Ly
| 104 minutes

Ladj Ly’s début film, which won the Grand Jury Prize at Cannes, follows a Paris police special crimes unit operating in one of the city’s most sensitive districts. A botched arrest leads to a battle the between police and raging citizens.

Light of My Life

Dir.: Casey Affleck
| 119 minutes

After a fatal plague wipes out the world’s entire female population, a father hides his young daughter. She dresses like a boy, but is already on the cusp of adolescence, as they attempt as they attempt to avoid other humans and the potential threats they pose.

One Child Nation

Dir.: Nanfu Wang, Jialing Zhang
| 85 minutes

Documentarian Nanfu Wang (Hooligan Sparrow) explores the effects of China’s One-Child policy. By combining her personal story with propaganda material, she reveals human rights violations, including the abandonment of infants and forced abortion.

Pain and Glory

Dir.: Pedro Almodóvar
| 113 minutes

Pedro Almodóvar’s new, heartfelt, personal film depicts a successful director in crisis and his encounters with people over the course of his lifetime. With Penélope Cruz and Antonio Banderas in an unforgettable role for which he won the Best Actor award at Cannes.

Onsite Screening

Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Dir.: Céline Sciamma
| 120 minutes

France, 1770. Marianne is commissioned to paint the wedding portrait of the aristocratic Héloïse. But the bride refuses, and Marianne is forced to paint her in private. Winner of Best Screenplay prize at Cannes.

Queen of Hearts

Dir.: May El-Toukhy
| 127 minutes

Anne is a successful lawyer who lives in an expansive home with her charming husband and twin girls. When Gustav, her husband’s teenaged son from a previous relationship moves in, Anne’s perfect family life takes a surprising turn. 

The Whistlers

Dir.: Corneliu Porumboiu
| 98 minutes

Corneliu Porumboiu’s (Police, Adjective) new film follows a Romanian cop with ties to the local mafia. When a young woman recruits him for an unusual task, he finds himself trapped between the police, mafia, and his feelings.

The Wild Goose Lake

Dir.: Diao Yinan
| 113 minutes

A fugitive gangster sacrifices everything to save his family, while relying on a mysterious woman’s help. Diao Yinan’s (Black Coal, Thin Ice) latest film draws on classic film noir to create a dark portrait of modern China.