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September 17-19
COLD WAR/ZIMNA WOJNA*. Poland/UK/France, 2018 (drama, 89 min) Dir.: Paweł Pawlikowski. With: Joanna Kulig, Tomasz Kot, Borys Szyc. In the 1950s, a music director falls in love with a singer and tries to persuade her to flee communist Poland for France. Best Director Award, Cannes IFF 2018; Nominee, Best Foreign Language Film Oscar 2019.

FREE SOLO. US, 2018 (documentary, 100 min) Dir.: Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi. With: Alex Honnold, Tommy Caldwell, Jimmy Chin. Alex Honnold attempts to become the first person to free solo climb El Capitan in Yosemite National Park. Best Documentary Feature Oscar 2019.

October 8-10
SHOPLIFTERS/MANBIKI KAZOKU*. Japan 2018 (crime drama, 121 min) Dir.: Hirokazu Kore-eda. With: Lily Franky, Sakura Ando, Miyu Sasaki. A family of small-time crooks take in a child they found outside in the cold. Palme d’Or Cannes IFF 2018; Nominee, Best Foreign Language Film Oscar 2019.

THE GUILTY/DEN SKYLDIGE*. Denmark, 2018 (crime drama-thriller, 85 min) Dir.: Gustav Möller. With: Jakob Cedergren, Jessica Dinnage, Omar Shargawi. A police officer assigned alarm dispatch duty enters a race against time when he answers an emergency call from a kidnapped woman. Audience Choice Award, Sundance IFF 2018.

November 5-7
THE TEACHER/UČITEĽKA*. Slovakia/Czech Republic, 2016 (comedy-satire, 102 min) Dir.: Jan Hrebejk. With: Zuzana Mauréry, Zuzana Konecná, Csongor Kassai. Since the arrival of the new teacher, Maria Drazdechova, to a Bratislava suburban school in 1983, life has turned upside down for students and parents.

THE FAVOURITE. Ireland/UK/US, 2018 (history-drama, 119 min) Dir.: Yorgos Lanthimos. With: Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz. In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend, Lady Sarah, governs the country in her stead. When a new servant, Abigail, arrives, things change. Best Actress Oscar 2019; Nominee, Best Motion Picture of the Year Oscar 2019.

December 3-5
STAN & OLLIE. UK/Canada/US, 2018 (comedy-drama, 98 min) Dir.: Jon S. Baird. With: Steve Coogan, John C. Reilly, Shirley Henderson. Laurel and Hardy, the world’s most famous comedy duo, attempt to reignite their film careers as they embark on what becomes their swan song - a grueling theatre tour of post-war Britain.

PATERSON. US/France/Germany, 2016 (comedy-drama, 118 min) Dir.: Jim Jarmusch. With: Adam Driver, Golshifteh Farahani. A quiet observation of the triumphs and defeats of daily life, along with the poetry evident in its smallest details. Nominee, Palme d’Or, Cannes IFF 2016.

January 7-9
NEVER LOOK AWAY/WERK OHNE AUTOR*. Germany, 2018 (history-drama, 169 min) Dir.: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck.  With: Tom Schilling, Sebastian Koch, Paula Beer.  German artist Kurt Barnert has escaped East Germany and now lives in West Germany, but is tormented by his childhood under the Nazis and the GDR-regime. Nominee Best Foreign Language Film Oscar 2017.

February 4-6
CAPERNAUM/CAPHARNAUM*. Lebanon/US/France, 2018 (drama, 126 min) Dir.: Nadine Labaki. With: Zain Al Rafeea, Yordanos Shiferaw. While serving a five-year sentence for a violent crime, a 12-year-old boy sues his parents for neglect. Jury Prize and the Ecumenical Jury Prize, Cannes 2018; Nominee, Best Foreign Language Film Oscar, 2019.

THE LAST SUIT/EL ULTIMO TRAJE*. Argentina/Spain, 2017 (drama, 91 min) Dir.: Pablo Solarz. With: Miguel Ángel Solá, Ángela Molina, Martín Piroyansky. Abraham Bursztein, an 88 year-old Jewish tailor, runs away from Buenos Aires to Poland, where he proposes to find a friend who saved him from certain death at the end of World War II.

March 3-5
WOMAN AT WAR/KONA FER I STRIO*. Iceland/France/Ukraine, 2018 (comedy-drama, 101 min) Dir.: Benedikt Erlingsson. With: Halldóra Geirlarðsdóttin, Jóhann Sigurðarson, Juan Camilo Roman Estrada. Halla, a determined environmental activist in her forties, fights the local aluminum industry but the situation gets out of hand in an unexpected way. Best Actress Award, Montreal Festival of New Cinema 2018.

EDGE OF THE KNIFE/SGAAWAAY K’UUNA*. Canada, 2018 (drama, 99 min) Dir.: Gwaai Edenshaw and Helen Haig-Brown. With: Tyler York, William Russ, Adeana Young. Two extended Haida Gwaii families gather for their annual summer fishing retreat. During the retreat, Adiits’ii accidentally causes the death of his best friend’s son, runs into the wilderness and spirals into insanity. Best Canadian Feature Film/Most Popular Canadian Film, Vancouver IFF, 2018.

March 31-April 2
BIRDS OF PASSAGE/PAJAROS DE VERANO*. Colombia/Denmark/Mexico/Germany/Switzerland, 2018 (drama, 125 min) Dir.: Cristina Gallego and Ciro Guerra. With: Carmiña Martínez, José Acosta, Natalia Reyes. Rapayet and his indigenous family’s involvement in Colombian drug trafficking ends up destroying their lives and their culture. Silver Plaque Award, Chicago IFF 2018.

1945*. Hungary, 2017 (drama, 91 min) Dir.: Ferenc Török. With: Péter Rudolf, Bence Tasnádi, Tamás Szabó Kimmel. On 12 August 1945 at 11AM, two mysterious strangers dressed in black appear at the railway station of a Hungarian village. Within a few hours, everything changes. Best Feature, Jerusalem Film Festival 2017.

May 5-7
THE GRIZZLIES*. Canada, 2018 (drama, 102 min) Dir.: Miranda de Pencier. With: Jack Anawak, Fred Bailey, Seth Burke. In a small Arctic town struggling with the highest suicide rate in North America, a group of Inuit students’ lives are transformed when they are introduced to the sport of lacrosse. Audience Award, Palm Springs IFF 2018.

JULIET, NAKED*. US/UK, 2018, (comedy, 97 min) Dir.: Jesse Peretz. With: Chris O’Dowd, Rose Byrne, Ethan Hawke. Annie, the long-suffering girlfriend of Duncan, has an unlikely transatlantic romance with once revered, now faded, singer-songwriter, Tucker Crowe, also the subject of Duncan’s musical obsession.


* English subtitles / Sous-titres anglais

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