Monthly Screenings


A rich selection of acclaimed films from around the world

Art College 1994

Dir.: Liu Jian
| 118 minutes

Liu Juan's film tells a story that takes place in a Chinese art school in the 1990s. Amidst the clash of idealism vs. reality as well as tradition vs. modernity, a group of youths live their lives to the fullest as they pursue art and their dreams, form strong friendships, and fall in love. A unique tale of youth is painted under the brush of a distinctive narrative and aesthetic style

Charlotte Salomon, Life and the Maiden

Dir.: Delphine Coulin, Muriel Coulin
| 72 minutes

The life of Charlotte Salomon has inspired novels, plays, operas, and even an animated film. This new documentary offers an intimate look at the young woman who, though she was murdered in Auschwitz at age 26, completed an astounding amount of art, including some 1,300 paintings, before her deportation.



Dir.: Eddie Alcazar
| 88 minutes

Set in an otherworldly human existence, two mysterious brothers abduct a mogul with the help of a seductive woman during their quest toward immortality.

Hello Dankness

Dir.: Soda Jerk
| 70 minutes

Comprised entirely of hundreds of film samples, HELLO DANKNESS is a political fable that bears witness to the psychotropic spectacle of American politics from 2016 to 2021, and the mythologies and lore that took root around it.


Dir.: David Zonana
| 88 minutes

Luis, an 18-year-old boy with Indigenous roots, enters the Heroic Military College in hopes of ensuring a better future. There, he encounters a rigid and institutionally violent system designed to turn him into a perfect soldier.

And the King Said, What A Fantastic Machine

Dir.: Axel Danielson, Maximilien Van Aertryck
| 88 minutes

The camera is a fantastic machine. Filmmakers Axel Danielson & Maximilien Van Aertryck (TEN METER TOWER, JOBS FOR ALL!) turn their cameras directly on society once again, this time to explore, explain, and expose how our unchecked obsession with image has come to change our human behavior.


The Longest Goodbye

Dir.: Ido Mizrahy
| 87 minutes

Social isolation affects millions of people, even Mars-bound astronauts. A savvy NASA psychologist is tasked with protecting these daring explorers. This new documentary by Ido Mizrahy premiered earlier this year at the Sundance Film Festival to critical acclaim.



Dir.: Milad Alami
| 94 minutes

In the aftermath of a devastating rumor, Iman and his family are forced to flee Iran. As refugees, they end up in a run-down hotel in Sweden. Despite feeling powerless, Iman tries to maintain his role as the family patriarch. To increase their chances of asylum, he breaks a promise to his wife and joins the local wrestling club.

The Origin of Evil

Dir.: Sébastien Marnier
| 123 minutes

A woman on the verge of financial collapse attempts to reconnect with her wealthy, estranged father and his new family. "Cruelly funny, while evoking the spirit of that master of the French thriller Claude Chabrol, with hints of Patricia Highsmith and Ruth Rendell" (THE GUARDIAN).

Smoke Sauna Sisterhood

Dir.: Anna Hints
| 89 minutes

In the darkness of a smoke sauna, women share their innermost secrets and intimate experiences, washing off the shame trapped in their bodies and regaining their strength through a sense of communion.

The Tuba Thieves

Dir.: Alison O'Daniel
| 91 minutes

This unique film blends documentary and fictionalized performances and tells a seemingly minor story – that of a series of tuba robberies in Southern California - in order to examine big questions about the ways in which we perceive our world.


Dir.: Tizza Covi, Rainer Frimmel
| 115 minutes

Vera lives in the shadow of her famous father. Tired of her superficial life and relationships, she drifts through Roman high society. When she injures a child in a traffic accident in the suburbs, she forms an intense relationship with an eight-year-old boy and his father.

White Balls on Walls

Dir.: Sarah Vos
| 90 minutes

How can we be more inclusive? That is a question that many companies ask themselves, including the prestigious Stedelijk Museum for modern art in Amsterdam. The search for diversity turns out to be more difficult than expected.