Tag: Film

Screening: Taranta on the Road

This event is part of the 2017 edition of N.I.C.E. (New Italian Cinema Events). Taranta on the Road (Comedy/Drama, Italy, 2017, 80 min.) In ITALIAN with ENGLISH subtitles. Directed by Salvatore Allocca. Written by Salvatore Allocca, Amara Lakhous, Emiliano Corapi. Starring Emmanuele Aita, Nabiha Akkari. Followed by a...

/ November 17, 2017

Screening: Franca, Chaos and Creation (2016)

This event is part of the 2017 edition of N.I.C.E. (New Italian Cinema Events) Franca: Chaos and Creation (Documentary, 2016, Italy, 80 min.) In ENGLISH and ITALIAN with ENGLISH subtitles Directed by Francesco Carrozzini Followed by a Q&A with director Francesco Carrozzini in conversation...

/ November 14, 2017

New Finnish Cinema: Gold Digger / Onnenonkija

Marja is a fashion blogger, living the lifestyle she envisioned—but she’s broke. By chance, Marja meets Olavi, working at a warehouse, without realizing that he’s the heir to a large fortune. She doesn’t know how to be poor—he doesn’t know...

/ November 8, 2017

New Finnish Cinema: Absolution / Henkesi Edestä

Kiia and Lauri are speeding down a dark country road, anxious to reach the hospital because Kiia has gone into premature labour. Their car hits something. Lauri goes to take a look, and tells his wife he saw nothing. They...

/ November 1, 2017

Normal Autistic Film

Children with autism don’t suffer from an incurable disease. They suffer because they are neurodiverse in a world set up for neurotypicals. With that perspective, Miroslav Janek embarks on a series of live meetings with a number of children and...

/ October 26, 2017

Film screening: “Mirrored Mountains. Altay”

On Thursday, October 26th, please join us for “Mirrored Mountains. Altay”, a film screening and Q&A with Director Alexandra Marchenko. Altai Mountains is a unique natural preserve. The beauty of its mountains, rivers and forests is fascinating and breathtaking. A few years ago WWF...

/ October 26, 2017

New Finnish Cinema: Little Wing – Tyttö nimeltä Varpu (2016)

Frustrated by her mother’s erratic behavior, a 12-year-old girl sets out on an impromptu quest to find her birth father, in this sharp and touching portrait of adolescence. Pressured by her peers and overwhelmed by her mother’s dependence on her,...

/ October 25, 2017

The Power of the Powerless: Five Banned Films from the Czechoslovak New Wave

The Czechoslovak New Wave was one of the most radical and brilliant bursts of creativity in film history. The political thaw that allowed it to flourish even within a totalitarian state came to an abrupt end with the Soviet invasion...

/ September 21, 2017

Short Films Screening: An evening of queer Italian media

The Queer Italia Network has the pleasure of presenting an evening of contemporary LGBTQ Italian short films. This night is a way for audiences to discover and enjoy films that break the boundaries of Italian mainstream LGBTQIA+ representation. Made by individuals or...

/ September 15, 2017

Rare Archival Footage From JDC’s Work With Refugees And Stateless Persons

A unique opportunity to view rare archival films from the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) Archives, showcasing JDC’s assistance to refugees in Europe, North Africa and Yemen in the 20th century. A panel discussion will follow the film viewing....

/ September 11, 2017