Monthly Screenings

The Untamed

Dir.: Amat Escalante
| 100 minutes

Verónica, a mysterious stranger, disrupts a Mexican family’s tranquil life. A powerful allegory on the feral dimensions of the psyche.  Awarded the Silver Lion for Best Director at 2016 Venice Film Festival. 

The Venerable W.

Dir.: Barbet Schroeder
| 100 minutes

A fascinating, disturbing documentary about Ashin Wirathu, an influential Buddhist monk who’s been leading a violent racist struggle against Myanmar’s Muslim minority for decades. Screened at Cannes 2017. 

West of the Jordan River

Dir.: Amos Gitai
| 94 minutes

Amos Gitai returns to the Occupied Territories for the first time since his 1982 documentary Field Diary. West of the Jordan River describes the efforts of citizens, Israelis and Palestinians, who are trying to overcome the consequences of the Occupation.


Dir.: Valeska Grisebach
| 119 minutes

German construction workers are sent to an isolated Bulgarian village. A naturalistic drama screened at Cannes to critical acclaim. A fascinating portrait of masculinity, Western culture, and its attitude toward other cultures. 

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. 

Wind River

Dir.: Taylor Sheridan
| 110 minutes

Jeremy Renner and Elizabeth Olsen as an American hunter and FBI agent who join forces to investigate a rape and murder that shocks a Native American reservation. Taylor Sheridan’s directing debut. Winner of Best Director at Cannes’ Un Certain Regard 2017.  


Dir.: Pascale Lamche
| 98 minutes

An intriguing documentary portrait of Winnie Mandela who throughout her husband’s imprisonment, led the anti-apartheid movement. The film examines her portrayal as a controversial figure, while Nelson was crowned a national hero.   

The Woman Who Left

Dir.: Lav Diaz
| 227 minutes

The big winner at the last Venice Film Festival. After 30 years, Horacia is acquitted for a crime she did not commit and released from prison. Searching for her son, Horacia’s generous character is crushed by a desire for vengeance.   

A Woman's Life

Dir.: Stéphane Brizé
| 119 minutes

In 19th century France, the life of a young aristocratic woman turns into a series of harsh realizations. A beautiful, sensitive adaptation of Maupassant’s novel. Winner of the International Film Critics Award at Venice Film Festival.

The Workshop

Dir.: Laurent Cantet
| 113 minutes

A realistic drama surrounding the conflict between a seasoned crime novel author and a participant in a writing workshop she’s instructing. A film by Laurent Cantet (The Class) about the power of words.  

Yourself and Yours

Dir.: Hong Sang-soo
| 86 minutes

Master Korean filmmaker Hong Sang-soo corresponds with Luis Buñuel’s That Obscure Object of Desire in this witty and absurd fable about a man who suspects his wife of drinking and brawling in Seoul bars. Winner of Best Director at San Sebastian FF.