Tag: Film

Screening: “Pecore in erba”

Trastevere, the historic district of the Italian capital is put into turmoil by a sensational news story: Leonardo Zulliani has disappeared. The case becomes a true national emergency, but who’s Leonardo? And what really happened? This screening is part of...

/ April 26, 2017

Review: Sarajevo’s overwhelming past and uncertain future

Danis Tanović’s new movie Smrt u Sarajevu is a satire on modern-day Bosnia-Herzegovina.

/ April 25, 2017

Screening: Antonioni’s Blow-Up (New Restoration)

On the occasion of The Criterion Collection release of the newly restored 4K digital transfer, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack. Blow-Up (1966, UK, 111 min.) Directed by Michelangelo Antonioni. Written by Michelangelo Antonioni and Tonino Guerra. Starring Vanessa Redgrave and David Hemmings. The screening...

/ April 17, 2017

My Grandmother Fanny Kaplan

Biography, Drama, History, 110 min In Ukrainian with English subtitles. Q&A with the film director Olena Demyanenko to follow. Synopsis: 1917, Crimea. A blind woman Fanny Kaplan (Kateryna Molchanova) is pardoned after serving ten years for terrorism at a hard...

/ March 31, 2017

Andrzej Wajda: A Discussion of His Life and His Films

A discussion of Andrzej Wajda’s life and films. RSVP to remarque.institute@nyu.edu

/ March 30, 2017

The Last Family, directed by Jan P. Matuszynski

The painter, photographer, and sculptor Zdzislaw Beksinski was a master of so-called dystopian surrealism. The Last Family, an exciting debut by director Jan P. Matuszynski, renders Beksinski’s home life as a vivid and affecting succession of near-death experiences and psychodramatic...

/ March 16, 2017

Carte Blanche

Inspired by incredible but true events, Carte Blanche is the uplifting story of a charismatic high school history teacher named Kacper (Andrzej Chyra) who hides his worsening blindness from everyone around him in order to fulfill his educational duties. Kacper’s...

/ March 5, 2017

Screening of Assunta Spina (1915)

This screening is part of Primi al Cinema, a new Casa Italiana series dedicated to debut films, American and New York premieres and other cinematographic novelties from and about Italy. Assunta Spina (1915) (Silent, Italy, 71 min.) Directed by Francesca...

/ March 3, 2017

Review: Toni Erdmann puts one over on the Eurocrats

An unflattering view of European integration, a screwball comedy about a goofy dad.

/ March 1, 2017

To Dziga Vertov, Artist of the Revolution

On February 24th, please join us for “To Dziga Vertov, Artist of the Revolution” featuring John MacKay of Yale University. The event is part of the Occasional series, sponsored by the Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia. Dziga Vertov unquestionably saw...

/ February 24, 2017