Legendary documentarist Raymond Depardon follows psychiatric patients who, 12 days after being admitted without their consent, are brought before a judge who will determine if they are eligible for discharge. Screened at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival.
Abbas Kiarostami, the legendary filmmaker who died last year, employs multiple cinematic devices in this compilation of 24 segments, each depicting a photograph or painting and what might have occurred before and after the image was frozen in time.
Upon receiving a package addressed to her imprisoned husband, a woman travels to the distant prison. But her journey becomes an absurd odyssey into Russia’s heartless darkness – an allegory on contemporary Russia.
Arnaud Desplechin’s new film opened the 2017 Cannes Film Festival. Ismael is a film director whose real life becomes a cinematic plot. He must choose between the woman in his life and an old flame who reappears after a twenty-year disappearance.
Inspired by Charles Péguy’s play, creative giant Bruno Dumont (Slack Bay) renders the childhood of Jeanne d’Arc – the French military leader turned saint – in an unconventional and daring musical comedy. Screened at Cannes 2017.
Separated from her boyfriend, heartbroken Jeanne knocks on her father’s door. But her welcome is matched by a baffling discovery: her father’s new girlfriend is his student, and also Jeanne’s age. Phillipe Garrel’s latest film.
In his new film, titan documentarian Claude Lanzmann takes us to North Korea, 1958, to a random, yet life-changing encounter between a young Frenchman and a nurse at the Red Cross hospital in Pyongyang, North Korea’s capital.
Verónica, a mysterious stranger, disrupts a Mexican family’s tranquil life. A powerful allegory on the feral dimensions of the psyche. Awarded the Silver Lion for Best Director at 2016 Venice Film Festival.
A realistic drama surrounding the conflict between a seasoned crime novel author and a participant in a writing workshop she’s instructing. A film by Laurent Cantet (The Class) about the power of words.
Master Korean filmmaker Hong Sang-soo corresponds with Luis Buñuel’s That Obscure Object of Desire in this witty and absurd fable about a man who suspects his wife of drinking and brawling in Seoul bars. Winner of Best Director at San Sebastian FF.