Monthly Screenings

A rich selection of acclaimed films from around the world


Dir.: Jamila Wignot
| 82 minutes

Alvin Ailey was a visionary artist who found salvation through dance. An immersive portrait told in his own words and through the creation of a new dance commission inspired by his life, ​AILEY​ fully profiles this brilliant and enigmatic man who, when confronted by a world that refused to embrace him, was determined to build one that would.


Dir.: Christos Nikou
| 90 minutes

Amidst a worldwide pandemic that causes sudden amnesia, Aris finds himself enrolled in a recovery program designed to help unclaimed patients build new identities. Prescribed daily tasks on cassette tapes so he can create new memories and document them on camera, Aris slides back into ordinary life, meeting Anna, a woman who is also in recovery.


Dir.: Félix Dufour-Laperrière
| 72 minutes

An animated documentary film about invented islands. About an imaginary, linguistic, political territory. About a real or dreamed country, or something in between. ARCHIPELAGO is a film of drawings and speeches telling and dreaming of a place and its inhabitants, of our world and times.


Dir.: Mamoru Hosoda
| 121 minutes

In this spectacular animated film by Mamoru Hosoda (MIRAI), Suzu is a 17-year-old high school student living in a rural village. For years, she has been a shadow of herself. One day she enters “U,” a virtual world of 5 billion members. There, she is not Suzu anymore, but Belle, a world-famous singer.

Catch the Fair One

Dir.: Josef Kubota Wladyka
| 85 minutes

Kaylee, a former champion boxer, decides to embark on a dangerous journey in search of her missing sister. In her attempt to track down her sister, she becomes entangled in female trafficking network and rises in the chain of command to find the man responsible for her disappearance. A dark and slick thriller produced by Darren Aronofsky, winner of the Audience Award at the most recent Tribeca Film Festival. For Adults 18+ only

The Crusade

Dir.: Louis Garrel
| 67 minutes

Abel, Marianne, and their 13-year-old son Joseph live together in Paris. Their everyday existence is tested when Abel and Marianne discover that Joseph has secretly sold valuables from the family home to finance a mysterious ecological project in Africa.


Dir.: Dash Shaw
| 95 minutes

As cryptozookeepers struggle to capture a baku (a legendary dream-eating hybrid creature), they begin to wonder if they should display these rare beasts in the confines of a zoo, or if these mythical creatures should remain hidden and unknown. A magnificent animated film, recipient of the NEXT Innovator Award at Sundance.


Dir.: Maïwenn
| 90 minutes

Summer in Paris, and the city is deserted. Neige regularly visits her beloved Algerian grandfather in his retirement home. It was Emir who raised her, and who offered protection from her toxic parents. Emir’s death will escalate family tensions and cause a profound identity crisis for Neige.

Fire in the Mountains

Dir.: Ajitpal Singh
| 84 minutes

In a Himalayan village, a mother works hard to save money for her wheelchair-bound son’s physiotherapy treatment. But her husband, who believes in a costly shamanic cure, steals her savings.


Dir.: Fanny Liatard, Jérémy Trouilh
| 97 minutes

Yuri, 16, has lived all his life in the Gagarine Towers, a vast red brick housing project on the outskirts of Paris. From the heights of his apartment, he dreams of becoming an astronaut. But when plans to demolish his community’s home are revealed, Yuri joins the resistance. 

A Glitch in the Matrix

Dir.: Rodney Ascher
| 108 minutes

What if we are living in a simulation and the world it is not real? To tackle this idea, director Rodney Ascher (ROOM 237) dives down the rabbit hole of science, philosophy, and conspiracy theories. Leaving no stone unturned, the film uses contemporary cultural touchstones like THE MATRIX and interviews with real people shrouded in digital avatars.

Good Mother

Dir.: Hafsia Herzi
| 99 minutes

Nora, a cleaning lady in her fifties, looks after her small family in a housing estate in Marseille. She is worried about her son Ellyes, who has been in prison for several months for robbery and is awaiting his trial. Nora does everything she can to make this wait as painless as possible....

Hold Me Tight

Dir.: Mathieu Amalric
| 97 minutes

The official synopsis of the film is exceptionally brief: “It seems to be the story of a woman who left.” And actually, it is best not to know too much about the film which starts as an enigma and gradually resolves itself. The film revolves around a tour-de-force performance by Vicky Krieps (PHANTOM THREAD) as a mother of two in the midst of an ongoing emotional crisis. The sixth film directed by renowned actor, Mathieu Amalric, was met with tremendous praise at the Cannes Film Festival.

Human Factors

Dir.: Ronny Trocker
| 102 minutes

Nina and Jan, a French-German couple, run a thriving advertising agency. But a new political client forces the two into a head-on confrontation. To quell the rising tensions, they decide to take their children to their summer vacation home in pastoral surroundings. The family retreat takes an unexpected turn when a mysterious burglar manages to throw the family off balance.


Dir.: Samir Guesmi
| 79 minutes

Young Ibrahim lives in a housing project on the outskirts of Paris with his father, Ahmed, with whom he has a difficult relationship. After he becomes involved in an ill-fated shoplifting scam with his best friend Achille, he is busted by security and lands his father with an unexpected and sizeable debt, putting Ahmed’s career at risk.

Jane by Charlotte

Dir.: Charlotte Gainsbourg
| 90 minutes

Filmmaker and musician Charlotte Gainsbourg turns the camera lens on her mother, Jane Birkin, and presents an intimate and unique portrayal, with intensity and shared sense of reserve. Through the camera lens, mother and daughter reveal themselves to one another, begin to step back, leaving space for the relationship to unfold. 


Dir.: Ana Rocha De Sousa
| 74 minutes

On the outskirts of London, Portuguese couple and parents of three, Bela and Jota, struggle to make ends meet. When a misunderstanding arises at school with their deaf daughter, social services grow concerned for the safety of their children. LISTEN portrays their battle against the law to keep their family together.

Mr. Bachmann and his Class

Dir.: Maria Speth
| 217 minutes

MR. BACHMANN AND HIS CLASS is an intimate documentary portraying the bond between an elementary school teacher and his students. His unconventional teaching methods clash with the complex social and cultural realities of the provincial German industrial town in which they live.

The Night Doctor

Dir.: Elie Wajeman
| 82 minutes

Mikaël is a doctor on night call. He looks after patients from underprivileged neighborhoods, as well as drug addicts. Torn between his wife and his mistress, embroiled in trafficking fraudulent prescriptions with his cousin, Mikaël is left with no choice: Tonight, he has to reclaim control over his life.

Our Men

Dir.: Rachel Lang
| 106 minutes

They come from all over the world but they have one thing in common: The Foreign Legion, their new family. OUR MEN tells these stories: Stories of women who struggle to keep their love alive; stories of men who leave for battle.


Dir.: Nine Antico
| 86 minutes

Sophie, 26, just found out she landed that job with a famous Parisian publisher. Her dream? Not exactly: she would rather see her own graphic work printed…. When she tells her boyfriend Jean that she is pregnant, everything explodes. They break up and she must return to waiting tables like her friend Julia, an aspiring actress. 

Should the Wind Drop

Dir.: Nora Martirosyan
| 100 minutes

Alain is an international auditor who arrives at the airport of a small self-proclaimed republic in the Caucasus to green light its eventual reopening. Through Edgar, a local boy running a make-shift business in the airport, Alain will risk everything to facilitate the opening of this isolated territory.

Zero Fucks Given

Dir.: Emmanuel Marre, Julie Lecoustre
| 115 minutes

Cassandra is a flight attendant for a low-cost airline. Based in Lanzarote, she’s always willing to take on extra hours and carries out her duties with robotic efficiency. On the side, she just goes with the flow and glides between Tinder, parties, and lazy days. When she suddenly gets dismissed, she is forced to return home.