Tag: Film

Goran Radovanović’s “Enclave”

A screening of “Enclave” followed by a Q&A with director Goran Radovanović. From the Harriman Institute: A Christian boy, determined to create a proper community burial for his late grandfather, crosses enemy lines and makes friends among the Muslim majority...

/ March 1, 2016

German Movie Night: “Lila Lila”

Alain Gsponer’s 2009 film follows the love-struck David, who impresses his beloved, the literature student Marie, when he publishes a novel. Too bad it isn’t his …

/ February 26, 2016

Kino Polska: New Polish Cinema

The Polish Cultural Institute and BAMcinématek present a four-day, six-film series of new films from Poland. Lineup includes the New York premiere of Malgorzata Szumowska’s Body, which won Best Director at the 2015 Berlinale, and Summer Solstice (trailer above), directed...

/ February 25, 2016

New Nordic Cinema: Films from the Faroe Islands

A screening of recent work by Faroese filmmakers. $10 admission. Buy tickets ahead of time here.

/ February 24, 2016

“Donoma”

From La Maison Française: This highly original film was produced by an artists’ collective on a budget of 150 euros, creating a buzz when it premiered at Cannes, and earning the Prix Louis-Delluc for best first film (2010). It weaves...

/ February 24, 2016
Aile and grandmother

A cinematic introduction to Sápmi

The arctic landscapes of Sápmi bear a surprising resemblance to my native New Mexico. The sky opens up; the vegetation retreats, as though satisfied to play a supporting role in the visual drama; in both places, the uninterrupted vista is...

/ February 20, 2016

New Nordic Cinema: 7 Sámi Stories

Seven short films by Sámi filmmakers from Norway, Sweden and Finland. Full lineup available here. $10 admission. $7 American-Scandinavian Foundation members. In Norwegian, Swedish and Sámi with English subtitles.

/ February 19, 2016

New Nordic Cinema: 7 Sámi Stories

Seven short films by Sámi filmmakers from Norway, Sweden and Finland. Full lineup available here. $10 admission. $7 American-Scandinavian Foundation members. In Norwegian, Swedish and Sámi with English subtitles.

/ February 17, 2016

Too Black to be French?

Race and the legacies of colonialism come together in Isabelle Boni-Claverie’s film Trop noire pour etre française? (Too Black to be French?). From NYU’s Institute of French Studies: [Boni-Claverie] uses the lens of her family and personal history as the...

/ February 17, 2016

New Nordic Cinema: Armi Alive!/Armi elää!

Jörg Donner directs this film about a threatre troupe exploring the life of Armi Ratia, founder of the Finnish design house Marimekko. From Scandinavia House: Leading up to the play, the theater group bombards Maria, who is playing the lead...

/ February 12, 2016