Film Schedule


Film Series: World View


Aristocrats
Yukiko Sode - Japan - 124 mins

This layered examination of Japan's class system focuses on two women from different backgrounds who must deal with the many expectations society demands of them. Hanako (Mugi Kadowaki) is the sheltered daughter of a well-to-do doctor. Her fiancé just broke up with her and, at 27, this is problematic. In contrast, country girl Miki (Kiko Mizuhara) worked hard ... more

Friday, June 4 - Tuesday, June 8
$9.00

The Best Years
Gabriele Muccino - Italy - 134 mins

Internationally acclaimed director Gabriele Muccino's filmmaking prowess is confirmed in this exhilarating saga of friendship. The Best Years explores the cycle of life and relationships spanning more than 40 years against the backdrop of contemporary Italian history seen through the eyes of three childhood friends and the girl they all fall in love with at ... more

Friday, June 4 - Tuesday, June 8
$9.00

Charlatan
Agnieszka Holland - Czech Republic, Ireland, Poland, Slovakia - 118 mins

In this richly drawn portrait, celebrated Polish filmmaker Agnieszka Holland manifests the riveting life and work of Czech herbalist and faith healer Jan Mikolášek, who cured hundreds with natural remedies. Magnanimous with his abilities, he treated the poor and wealthy alike, never turning away a patient—including Nazis forces and the president of the country. ... more

Friday, June 4 - Tuesday, June 8
$9.00

Helene
Antti Jokinen - Finland - 121 mins

Helene Schjerfbeck was one of Finland's most renowned painters, whose long life straddled the mid-nineteenth and twentieth centuries and whose work ranged from strikingly detailed realistic portraiture to brash, emotionally charged modernist landscapes. Portrayed with stoic grace by Laura Birn, Helene confronts her place in a changing world and in the heart ... more

Wednesday, June 9 - Sunday, June 13
$9.00

In Balanchine's Classroom
Connie Hochman - USA - 89 mins

A film for anyone who loves ballet and the creative process, In Balanchine's Classroom takes us back to the glory years of Balanchine's New York City Ballet through the recollections of his former dancers and their quest to fulfill the vision of a genius. Opening the door to his studio, Balanchine's private laboratory, they reveal new facets of the groundbreaking ... more

Friday, June 4 - Tuesday, June 8
$9.00

Karnawal
Juan Pablo Félix - Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Norway, Bolivia, France - 97 mins

With a glorious mane of hair and a talent for the dazzling footsteps of malambo, teenaged Cabra wants to be a professional dancer. Living with his mother and her stern boyfriend in a border town slum, Cabra escapes into the world of dance, pummeling the floor and practicing with a vigor and passion in anticipation of a major competition on the horizon. However, ... more

Friday, June 4 - Tuesday, June 8
$9.00

Luzzu
Alex Camilleri - Malta - 94 mins

Jesmark, a Maltese fisherman, contends with a newfound leak in his wooden luzzu boat. Barely getting by, he sees his livelihood—and a family tradition from generations before him—imperiled by diminishing harvests, a ruthless fishing industry, and a stagnating ecosystem. Desperate to provide for his wife and their newborn son, who has a growth impediment that ... more

Friday, June 4 - Tuesday, June 8
$9.00

Persona Non Grata
Lisa Jespersen - Denmark - 91 mins

Persona Non Grata is a humorous drama about Laura, who distanced herself from her rural family and moved to Copenhagen, where she enjoys a bohemian lifestyle. She gained notoriety from her book chronicling her miserable youth in the countryside. When Laura must return to her childhood home to participate in her brother's wedding, she learns to her dismay that ... more

Wednesday, June 9 - Sunday, June 13
$9.00

That Was Life
David Martin de los Santos - Spain - 107 mins

The first fiction feature by documentarist David Martín de los Santos is a coming-of-age tale about a woman in her seventies. The great Petra Martínez fills the screen with her presence. At age 76, she commands our attention and our curiosity as María, a Spanish woman living in Belgium with her taciturn husband in a nest long since emptied. When a heart attack ... more

Friday, June 4 - Tuesday, June 8
$9.00

There is No Evil
Mohammad Rasoulof - Iran - 151 mins

In life, we are all called upon to make ethical decisions. In Iran, if you are a man—a military conscript, or even a certain functionary—you might be called upon to execute a fellow citizen convicted of some crime or another. Refusing to "pull out the chair," as it is described, will render you an exile in your own country. Mohammad Rasoulof's ... more

Friday, June 4 - Tuesday, June 8
$9.00

Thou Shalt Not Hate
Mauro Mancini - Italy - 96 mins

As a child in the mountainous northeastern region of Italy, Simone Segre was tutored in the harsh pragmatism of his Holocaust-survivor father that sometimes you must do what you don't want to do. As an adult, and a surgeon, Simone (Alessandro Gassmann) is called upon to save the life of a neo-Nazi. His decision enmeshes him with the man's family, their inherited ... more

Wednesday, June 9 - Sunday, June 13
$9.00

What You Don’t Know About Me
Rolando Colla - Switzerland, Italy - 117 mins

With poetic elegance and haunting intimacy, Zurich-based director Rolando Colla tells a tale of dignity, trust, innocence, and today's social complexities. Ikendu is forced to flee from Mali via Libya and Italy to Bellinzona in Switzerland. Patricia lives in Bellinzona with her two daughters, whose absent fathers have moved on. Both Ikendu and Patricia are ... more

Wednesday, June 9 - Sunday, June 13
$9.00

Women Is Losers
Lissette Feliciano - USA - 85 mins

In San Francisco's Mission District in the late 1960s, a bright Catholic school student, Celina Guerrera (Lorenza Izzo), faces long odds against realizing her potential: a volatile father, a mother who can't protect her, a boyfriend back from Vietnam and pressuring her to have sex ("you don't get pregnant the first time"), and a culture telling her that girls ... more

Wednesday, June 9 - Sunday, June 13
$9.00

You Will Remember Me
Eric Tessier - Canada - 106 mins

Eric Tessier's wise and warmhearted comedy-drama is based on a play by François Archambault that embraces sympathy and frustration in equal measure. Édouard, a public figure and retired history teacher, is slowly starting to lose his memory. Accustomed to speaking out and taking a stand on all topics, he must make himself more discreet, even if he believes ... more

Friday, June 4 - Tuesday, June 8
$9.00

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