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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.


Tuesday, April 30

Javier Fesser - Spain - 123 mins

6:00 PM

Skewering every politically correct cliché, Champions became the highest-grossing Spanish language film of 2018 in Spain and won three Goyas (Spain's Oscar©), including Best Film, before becoming Spain's entry in this year's Oscars© for Best Foreign Language Film. Just when you think you know where this comedy about an assistant ... more

It Must Schwing! The Blue Note Story
Eric Friedler - Germany - 113 mins

In 1939 New York City, two Jewish refugees from Berlin founded the most iconic jazz label in music history, Blue Note Records. Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Herbie Hancock, Thelonius Monk, Quincy Jones, and countless others came through Blue Note's doors to create indelible recordings that thrummed with improvisatory urgency. In an era ... more

Le Grand Bal
Laetitia Carton - France - 89 mins

At the annual Grand Bal de l'Europe, 2,000 people come together to celebrate the amazing richness, history, and nuance of dances from every region of France and the world in the best possible way: by dancing. Each summer for 8 days, on the grounds of an old farm near the village of Gennetines, people pitch their tents (though very little ... more

Michelin Stars: Tales From the Kitchen
Rasmus Dinesen - Denmark - 82 mins

All chefs dream of the distinction of receiving the coveted Michelin star, but who decides this peculiar rating and what are the criteria for obtaining one? This beautifully filmed documentary takes us into some of the most stunning restaurants serving the most exquisite cuisines. Director Rasmus Dinesen serves up an in-depth and honest ... more

Tehran: City of Love
Ali Jaberansari - Iran, UK - 102 mins

Three people disenchanted with love navigate Tehran's appearances-obsessed singles landscape: Mina, an overweight receptionist at a beauty clinic; Vahid, a sad-sack singer for strangers' funerals; and Hessam, a tattooed but gentle bodybuilder. No spoilers here, but suffice to say that in this city everyone has an "uncle" pulling or jerking ... more

Iciar Bollain - Spain - 104 mins

6:00 PM

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

Cuban Food Stories
Asori Soto - Cuba, USA - 82 mins

Filmmaker Asori Soto returns to his native land of Cuba on a mission of "culinary diplomacy" to learn about the island's isolated pockets of regional cuisine. He finds that Cuba's culinary traditions are being updated to confront changing situations. Because of shortages and other privations, many Cubans turn to local resources. In the ... more

Carlos Sorín - Argentina - 100 mins

In Tierra del Fuego, Cecilia, a piano teacher, and her husband, Diego, a forestry contractor, are recent transplants from the city. There's a lot to get used to in this community reaching toward middle class but still rural at the edges. The couple learns that the adoption they have applied for has come through. With the arrival of 9-year-old ... more

The Extraordinary Journey of Celeste García
Arturo Infante - Cuba - 92 mins

A compassionate and candid woman with an endless curiosity for life, Celeste is a retired and widowed teacher living a tranquil, unadventurous existence in Havana. One day, the government announces the surprising news that aliens have been living on Earth and that these unusual guests are now returning the favor by inviting humans to ... more

A Faithful Man
Louis Garrel - France - 75 mins

8:30 PM

Best known as one of France's finest young actors, Louis Garrel steps behind the camera for his second directorial feature, a buoyant romantic farce set in the City of Light. Garrel plays Abel, a sweetly passive Parisian buffeted by others’ whims. His lover, Marianne (Laetitia Casta), dumps him for his friend Paul, only to pop back into ... more

Short Cuts 2
various - Iran, USA, Canada, Colombia, Denmark, Norway - 108 mins

Elementary School (Pedram Samadi), Division Ave (Tamar Glezerman), 4 Corners (Andre Muir), Throat Singing in Kangirsuk (Eva Kaukai and Manon Chamberland), Under the Shadow of the Guancari (Greg Méndez López), Solar Walk (Réka Bucsi), Welcome to the Ball (Adam Vincent Wright), To Plant a Flag (Bobbie Peers), and The Elephant's Song (Lynn ... more

The Spy Gone North
Yoon Jong-bin - South Korea - 137 mins

8:30 PM

With recent events involving the Korean peninsula, this film could not be more timely. It is based on the true story of "Black Venus," a South Korean intelligence agent who infiltrated the very top of North Korea's political regime in the 1990s to spy on illegal nuclear activity. When rising military officer Park Suk-young is tasked with ... more