In post-WWII Leningrad, two women, Iya and Masha (astonishing newcomers Viktoria Miroshnichenko and Vasilisa Perelygina), intensely bonded after fighting side by side as anti-aircraft gunners, attempt to readjust to a haunted world.Find out more »
Academy Award winning filmmaker Errol Morris continues his examination of the nature of evil.
No stranger to sitting down with some of the most controversial figures of our time, Morris trains his lens on Stephen K. Bannon, former Chief Strategist of the Trump administration.
This brand-new 60-minute documentary about the life and work of Paul Gauguin narrated by actor Dominic West (The Wire, The Affair, Colette) and will be followed by a 30-minute private view of the National Gallery exhibition, Gauguin Portraits, while it is currently on display in London.Find out more »
One of the most entertaining categories at the Academy Awards — and one of the least heralded — is for the Best Animated Short Subject. We are screening the five nominees in that category along with three films short-listed for a nomination.Find out more »
Like short stories, short films are sometimes overlooked. But they often display all of the scope, power, insight and resonance of feature length films..Find out more »
Five of the bravest international filmmakers working today tell thoughtful, compelling stories in this year’s documentary short film program.Find out more »
Hollywood movies are often impersonal and risk-free — creative decisions are made by lawyers and accountants. The Oscar Shorts are a celebration of intimate, personal storytelling.Find out more »
In a field that has historically embraced few women film critics, Kael was controversial, witty, and fiercely discerning. Her turbo-charged prose famously championed films that were dismissed by most other critics (Bonnie and Clyde, Taxi Driver).Find out more »
Giuseppe Verdi’s masterwork – compelling, blood – curdling and beautiful – is being performed for the first time on the breathtaking water stage of Lake Constance, Bregenz.Find out more »
After backing Bob Dylan on his infamous electric tours, in 1968 The Band recorded its seminal debut album, Music From Big PinkFind out more »
In 1956, four years before Jane Goodall ventured into the world of chimpanzees and seven years before Dian Fossey left to work with mountain gorillas, 23-year-old biologist Anne Innis Dagg made an unprecedented solo journey to South Africa to study giraffesFind out more »
ACADEMY AWARD NOMINEE: BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE FILM The Cave is the true story of an underground Syrian hospital and the team of civilians and medical professionals led by women who risk their lives to provide medical care to the besieged local population. The film follows 30-year-old Dr. Amani, an aspiring pediatrician forced to end her studies and medical training due to the war in Syria, as she becomes the appointed leader of a team of 130 medical practitioners (unthinkable in…Find out more »
Academy Award Nominee: Best International Feature Film. After spending years in a Warsaw prison, 20-year-old Daniel is released and sent to a remote village to work as a manual laborer. But Daniel has a higher calling. Over the course of his incarceration he has found Christ, and aspires to join the clergy – but his criminal record means no seminary will accept him. When Daniel arrives in town, one quick lie allows him to be mistaken for the town’s new priest, and he sets about leading his newfound flockFind out more »
Single Tickets $6 Semester Passes $35 Where Are Films Shown? Where Can I Park for free on Campus? Portuguese director Pedro Costa has continually returned in his films to the Fontainhas neighborhood, a shantytown on the outskirts of Lisbon that’s home to largely immigrant communities. Not merely a chronicler of the poor and dispossessed, Costa renders onscreen characters that exist somewhere between real and fictional, the living and the dead. His latest, a…Find out more »