Monthly Screenings


A rich selection of acclaimed films from around the world

April's Daughter

Dir.: Michel Franco
| 103 minutes

When Valeria, 17, becomes pregnant, her mother, April, comes to stay. But when the baby is born, we begin to understand why Valeria was so eager to keep April away. Winner of the Jury Prize in the Un Certain Regard section at Cannes, 2017. 


Dir.: Andres Veiel
| 107 minutes

An intimate look at the visionary sculptor and performance artist Joseph Beuys. Seen through a congenial montage of archival sources he appears more relevant than ever before.

The Bomb

Dir.: Kevin Ford, Smriti Keshari, Eric Schlosser
| 55 minutes

A unique film that takes us on a journey into the story of nuclear weapons, from the Trinity nuclear test in 1945 to the present today, by interweaving fascinating archival footage with an original score by electronic ensemble, The Acid. 


Dir.: Aktan Arym Kubat
| 89 minutes

The life of a humble family man from a remote village in Kyrgyzstan is turned upside down when he is caught stealing a horse. A unique and sensitive film inspired by Kirghiz mythology. Winner of the CICAE award at the Berlin International Film Festival.   

The Dragon Defense

Dir.: Natalia Santa
| 80 minutes

A heartwarming drama about three old friends from Bogotá who split their time between a chess club, a casino, and a coffee shop. When their routine is jeopardized, they learn that in  life, like in love, it’s never too late to ask for another chance. 

God's Own Country

Dir.: Francis Lee
| 104 minutes

A young sheep breeder whose feelings are repressed through hard labor and excessive drinking, is emotionally recharged when a Romanian foreign worker is hired to help on the farm. A moving romantic drama screened at Sundance and Berlin. 

Golden Exits

Dir.: Alex Ross Perry
| 94 minutes

A beautiful Australian exchange student uncovers the hidden pain of two Brooklynite families. Starring Emily Browning, Mary-Louise Parker, and Jason Schwartzman, Alex Ross Perry presents a touching and gentle film.   

I Am Not a Witch

Dir.: Rungano Nyoni
| 95 minutes

Nine-year-old Shula is denounced as a witch and sent to witch camp. Told that if she tries to escape she will turn into a goat, Shula must decide whether to accept her fate or risk everything for freedom. An original debut film shown at Cannes 2017. 

I Dream in Another Language

Dir.: Ernesto Contreras
| 103 minutes

Winner of the Audience Award at Sundance FF 2017. Martín, a young linguist, hopes to preserve an endangered ancient dialect. He travels to the jungle to locate two surviving speakers who have not spoken to one another for fifty years.  

I Had Nowhere to Go

Dir.: Douglas Gordon
| 97 minutes

Jonas Mekas, the godfather of American avant-garde cinema, puts himself in the hands of celebrated artist Douglas Gordon, who deploys his sturdy presence, sonorous voice, and actual memoir to evoke life as a Lithuanian refugee during World War II.

Lost in Paris

Dir.: Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon
| 83 minutes

Fiona arrives in Paris after in search of her 93-year-old aunt, only to discover the old lady is missing. A slapstick comedy in the spirit of Buster Keaton and Jacques Tati. 


Dir.: Oliver Laxe
| 93 minutes

A caravan carries a dying sheik who wishes to be buried beside his loved ones in Morocco’s High Atlas Mountains. After his death, two crooks promise to complete the mission. Winner of the Cannes Critics Week award 2016.

The Ornithologist

Dir.: João Pedro Rodrigues
| 118 minutes

An ornithologist’s boat is swept away by currents. Rescued by two Chinese pilgrims, he’s driven in to the forest where mysterious encounters force him to take extreme action.  A widely acclaimed film, winner of Best Director at Locarno FF. 

The Paris Opera

Dir.: Jean-Stéphane Bron
| 111 minutes

A fascinating documentary that takes us behind the scenes of the Palais Garnier, one of the world’s most prestigious theatres. The film was shot over one performance season, the first under Stephane Lissner’s artistic direction.          


Dir.: Sofia Exarchou
| 100 minutes

Ten years after the games, the Olympic Village in Athens stands deserted and derelict, its facilities in ruins. Through the mischief of children who play on the grounds, the film traces the image of a lost generation, robbed of its future.    

A Taste of Ink

Dir.: Morgan Simon
| 80 minutes

Since his mother died, a young Metal musician’s relationship with his father has become increasingly confrontational. When a new woman enters his father’s life, unexpected emotions surface. A debut that gained a special mention at the San Sebastian FF.                   

When the Day Had No Name

Dir.: Teona Strugar Mitevska
| 84 minutes

A group of boys from Macedonia set out on a nocturnal adventure to celebrate manhood, but instead, experience the bitterness of parting with youth while struggling to resist their desires. A unique film about unforgettable characters.