Monthly Screenings


New films by today’s most renowned and influential directors

12 Days

Dir.: Raymond Depardon
| 87 minutes

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. 

24 Frames

Dir.: Abbas Kiarostami
| 120 minutes

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.

A Gentle Creature

Dir.: Sergei Loznitsa
| 143 minutes

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.  

I Am Not Madame Bovary

Dir.: Xiaogang Feng
| 128 minutes

Xiaogang Feng presents a shrewd social satire through the story of a provincial woman’s struggle to clear her name. Winner of Best Film and Best Actress awards at the 64th San Sebastian Film Festival.

Ismael's Ghosts

Dir.: Arnaud Desplechin
| 114 minutes

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. 

Lover for a Day

Dir.: Philippe Garrel
| 76 minutes

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. 


Dir.: Claude Lanzmann
| 100 minutes

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.

The Untamed

Dir.: Amat Escalante
| 100 minutes

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. 

The Workshop

Dir.: Laurent Cantet
| 113 minutes

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.  

Yourself and Yours

Dir.: Hong Sang-soo
| 86 minutes

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.