Monthly Screenings


A rich selection of acclaimed films from around the world

The Silk and the Flame

Dir.: Jordan Schiele
| 87 minutes

Yao visits his disabled parents in the village where he was born to celebrate the New Year. Had things been different, he might have announced his homosexuality. A delicate documentary about the struggle between identity and tradition. 

The Trial

Dir.: Maria Augusta Ramos
| 139 minutes

The Trial offers a fascinating look at the impeachment of Dilma Rousseff, Brazil’s first female President. The film portrays the “judicial political” trial, focusing on the President’s Defense Team which struggles against a Congress riddled with corruption.

Victory Day

Dir.: Sergei Loznitsa
| 94 minutes

Every year, on May 9, the day marking the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany, Berlin’s Soviet War Memorial becomes a pilgrimage. Sergei Loznitsa documents the unique choreography of celebrators in fancy dress and Red Army uniforms. Screened together with two short films by Loznitsa, "Reflections" (2014) and "The Old Jewish Cemetery" (2015).