Monthly Screenings

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. 


Dir.: Ferenc Török
| 91 minutes

A Hungarian village in August 1945. The festive ambiance of the clerk’s daughter’s wedding is tainted when two Orthodox Jews arrive carrying a mysterious trunk. Have they come to claim their lawful inheritance?

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.


Dir.: Alexandre O. Philippe
| 91 minutes

It took Hitchcock 78 camera angles and 52 cuts to create the shower scene in Psycho. Sixty years later, director Alexandre Philippe examines the scene that redefined the power of the cinematic experience.  


Dir.: Tal Haim Yofee
| 72 minutes

Two holocaust survivors live in a tiny apartment. The movie portrait the daily routine of one day in their life, getting up, dress, every little action takes eternity, creating a flex in time.  

After the War

Dir.: Annarita Zambrano
| 93 minutes

An Italian activist exiled to France 20 years ago, is accused of ordering the murder of a judge as part of leftist protests in Bologna. This unsettles his life, and the lives of his daughter and estranged family in Italy. A clever and intelligent debut screened at Cannes this year.  

Ana, mon Amour

Dir.: Călin Peter Netzer
| 127 minutes

Toma and Ana fall in love, but reality soon sets in – Ana’s anxieties surface, Toma’s father objects to the relationship, and intimacy gives way to alienation. Recipient of the 2017 Berlinale Prize for Outstanding Artistic Contribution.   

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. 

The Army of Shadows

Dir.: Jean-Pierre Melville
| 145 minutes

In his most personal, and perhaps greatest film, Jean-Pierre Melville follows an underground, anti-Nazi group during the days of the French Resistance. A realistic, meticulous masterpiece starring Lino Ventura and Simone Signoret.

Becoming Cary Grant

Dir.: Mark Kidel
| 85 minutes

Drawing upon a hidden autobiography and rare footage, this fascinating film unfolds Cary Grant’s life story from his lonely childhood in Britain, through becoming a film icon, to his final days. 

The Beguiled

Dir.: Sofia Coppola
| 93 minutes

During the American Civil War, a wounded Yankee soldier finds refuge in a girls’ boarding school, and stirs up whirlwind of desires. Sofia Coppola’s star-studded film, Best Director winner 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.

Bickels [Socialism]

Dir.: Heinz Emigholz
| 92 minutes

Artist Heinz Emigholz offers a captivating view of 22 buildings designed by legendary kibbutz architect, Shmuel Bickels. In his distinctive style – unnarrated, static shots of the structures – Emigholz manages to capture Bickels’s spirit. 

The Big Sick

Dir.: Michael Showalter
| 119 minutes

The Big Sick, this year’s most talked about romantic comedy, is based on Kumail Nanjiani’s (Silicon Valley) true-life story. A touching and amusing portrait of cultural gaps, love, and the healing power of humor. 

Bloody Milk

Dir.: Hubert Charuel
| 90 minutes

The peaceful life of a young dairy farmer turns tumultuous when a disease epidemic spreads to cowsheds throughout France. A touching and engaging debut, warmly received by critics at Cannes.  

Bob the Gambler

Dir.: Jean-Pierre Melville
| 98 minutes

Crime film mastermind Jean-Pierre Melville presents one of his most renowned films, about Bob Montagné, a reformed ex-con who plans the ultimate heist on a highly secured casino. An enthralling film, combining poetry and toughness.

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. 

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

Dir.: Alexandra Dean
| 90 minutes

Hedy Lamarr was not only a Hollywood star, she was also a freak for innovation who developed a broadcasting system used by the Allies against the Nazis. A documentary portrait of a fascinating woman who did not receive the respect she deserved.  

Born in Deir Yassin

Dir.: Neta Shoshani
| 63 minutes

The tragic metamorphosis account of Deir Yassin- Kfar Shaul, that after being occupied in the independence war, became a hospital for the mentally insane.