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Film Schedule

Advance tickets are available until noon the day of the show.
We always reserve a number of tickets to be sold at the theater (except for the Embassy of France) starting one hour before the first show, even when tickets are sold out online.

   

Monday, April 29


Traveling While Black
Roger Ross Williams, Ayesha Nadarajah, Félix Lajeunesse and Paul Raphaël - USA - 21 mins

Traveling While Black is a 3D, 360-degree virtual reality documentary that immerses viewers in the long history of restricted movement for black Americans and the creation of safe spaces in our communities. First published in 1936, the Green Book was a survival guide that black travelers relied on to avoid brutal discrimination. It listed ... more

Traveling While Black
Roger Ross Williams, Ayesha Nadarajah, Félix Lajeunesse and Paul Raphaël - USA - 21 mins

Traveling While Black is a 3D, 360-degree virtual reality documentary that immerses viewers in the long history of restricted movement for black Americans and the creation of safe spaces in our communities. First published in 1936, the Green Book was a survival guide that black travelers relied on to avoid brutal discrimination. It listed ... more

The Bose Family
Suman Ghosh - India - 110 mins

6:00 PM
$14.00

Legendary figures of Indian cinema Aparna Sen (Sonata, FFDC 2018) and Soumitra Chatterjee head up the ensemble cast of this bittersweet tale of family ties and disillusionments. The elderly couple is celebrating their 50th anniversary, and family members gather at their once magnificent, now largely decrepit mansion, the place where they ... more

LUNAFEST: Short Films By, For, and About Women
Marie Jamora, Dana Nachman, Yuriko Gamo Romer, Katrelle Kindred, Sophie Hexter, Bola Ogun, Jackie Files, Yonoko Li - USA, Australia, New Zealand - 77 mins

LUNAFEST has been showcasing the work of talented women directors from all over the world since 2000. Discover this year's collection of groundbreaking women who are changing the industry: Flip the Record (Marie Jamora), The Final Show (Dana Nachman), My Immigrant Story (Yuriko Gamo Romer), War Paint (Katrelle Kindred), Drummer Girl (Sophie ... more

Photograph
Ritesh Batra - India - 109 mins

6:00 PM
$14.00

Ritesh Batra (The Lunchbox) returns with a delicate tale of quiet romance that finds the beauty in fleeting moments of connection amidst the chaos of an increasingly stratified city. Rafi works as a street photographer in frenzied Mumbai, snapping portraits for tourists at the city's landmarks. When his ailing grandmother—who always ... more

Yuli
Iciar Bollain - Spain - 104 mins

Based on his autobiography, Yuli portrays Carlos Acosta's life of resistance and affirmation as a rising arc with jagged edges, full of explosive emotions, love/hate relationships, and, underscoring it all, lush music and elegant, physical dance. In his peak years, Acosta was called the greatest ballet dancer in the world. This charismatic ... more

Name of a Woman
Marco Tullio Giordana - Italy - 98 mins

Nina is a single mother who finds a job at a nursing home for the elderly in Lombardy. She initially settles in well, but one night she is called into her supervisor's office and the man jumps on her. Nina rebuffs his advances but when she resolves to report her boss, she finds that no one is willing to support her; not her colleagues, ... more

The Realm
Rodrigo Sorogoyen - Spain - 121 mins

Director Rodrigo Sorogoyen's pulse-pounding political thriller is beyond fast-paced. Political fixer Manuel tries to quash a political scandal that threatens to bring down the Spanish government, but each fire he thinks he has put out just throws sparks in other directions. Every secret revealed leads to more questions being asked that ... more

Babylon
Franco Rosso - UK - 95 mins

Franco Rosso's incendiary Babylon premiered at Cannes in 1980 but went unreleased in the United States for "being too controversial and likely to incite racial tension" (Vivien Goldman, Time Out). Raw and smoldering, it follows a young dancehall DJ (Brinsley Forde, frontman of landmark British reggae group Aswad) in South London as he ... more

Balloon
Michael Herbig - Germany - 120 mins

8:15 PM
$14.00

Even if you already know the story of two East German families who built a hot-air balloon and flew it to safety in West Germany in 1979, you will still be transfixed by this taught thriller. Aided by a soaring score, Balloon keeps viewers on edge from beginning to end, recreating a time and place where everyone is watched, always, and ... more

Constructing Albert
Laura Collado, Jim Loomis - Spain - 82 mins

8:15 PM
$14.00

At the dawn of the twenty-first century, elBulli restaurant revolutionized the world of gastronomy, making chef Ferran Adrià the king of haute cuisine and catapulting him into the rarified space of global celebrity with the distinction of being the World's Greatest Chef. Behind such a success was an unrecognized creative genius: Ferran's ... more

Hidden Man
Jiang Wen - China - 134 mins

Jiang Wen's latest film is an astonishing, bullet-fast action epic. Hidden Man is fueled by dazzling chase sequences, gorgeous visuals, and pure adrenaline. It's the final film in a 1930s-set trilogy, but it may leave you panting for more. In a tour-de-force opening sequence, a lethal attack upends a martial arts master's birthday party. ... more