New Release

The Square

Sweden's Oscar Entry for Best Foreign Language Film

In Ruben Östlund’s 2017 Palme d’Or–winner—the rare movie to have as many laughs as ideas— a well-heeled contemporary art curator at a Stockholm museum falls prey to a pickpocketing scam, which triggers an overzealous response and then a crisis of conscience.

Directed by Ruben Östlund

Series November 24 - December 10, 2017

The Non-Actor

This series (Nov. 24-Dec. 10) is a historical survey of the myriad ways in which filmmakers have used so-called amateurs to reimagine the language of cinema and to investigate (and perhaps fundamentally change) the medium’s relationship with the realities it depicts.
Film

A Christmas Story

Free Screenings!

In the nearly 35 years since it first hit screens, this adaptation of Jean Shepherd’s semiautobiographical short stories has earned its status as the quintessential family holiday movie, a wryly nostalgic ode to the outsized wonder and high drama that surround the childhood rites and rituals of a small-town Christmas.

Directed by Bob Clark

Event November 24, 2017

Free Talk: Annette Insdorf on Cinematic Overtures

Annette Insdorf presents a program of clips and discussion in conjunction with her new book, Cinematic Overtures: How to Read Opening Scenes.
Series December 13 - January 07, 2018

Emotion Pictures: International Melodrama

This series (Dec. 13-Jan. 7) pays tribute to the genre that boldly endeavored to put emotion on screen in its purest form, featuring classics from the silent era and Hollywood’s Golden Age to major mid-century films from around the world to modern dramas and subversive postmodern incarnations. Bring tissues.
New Release

Lover for a Day

In Philippe Garrel’s poetic exploration of relationships, desire, and fidelity, Jeanne (Esther Garrel), after a painful breakup, moves back in with her university professor father to discover that he is living with a student who is the same age as Jeanne.

Directed by Philippe Garrel

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