Upcoming Events

Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 7:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater
Film Screening: "Ash is Purest White" ("Jiang hu er nu") (Jia Zhangke, 2019, 141 min, China, Mandarin w/ English subtitles, Color, DCP) Set over a 17-year period beginning in 2001, this epic romantic tragedy from Jia Zhangke unfolds with uncommon precision and disarming pathos. In a career-high... read more about Screen/Society--"Ash is Purest White" (Jia Zhangke, 2019)»
Friday, September 20, 2019 - 7:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater
Film Screening: "An Elephant Sitting Still" (Hu Bo, 2018, 230 min, China, Mandarin w/ English subtitles, Color, DCP) Sure to be remembered as a landmark in Chinese cinema, the late Hu Bo's first and final feature film combines long-take heroics with a deeply felt series of interwoven stories... read more about Screen/Society--"An Elephant Sitting Still" (Hu Bo, 2018)»
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 7:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater
Film Screening: "This Taco Truck Kills Fascists" (Rodrigo Dorfman, 2018, 61 min, USA, Color, DCP) New Orleans-based performance activist Jose Torres-Tama has a dream: to create a revolutionary Taco Truck Theatre with a simple message: "No guacamole for immigrant haters". Inspired by Woody Guthrie... read more about Screen/Society--"This Taco Truck Kills Fascists" (Rodrigo Dorfman, 2018)»
Friday, September 27, 2019 - 7:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater
"The Headless Woman" ("La mujer sin cabeza") (Lucrecia Martel, 2008, 87 min, Argentina, Spanish w/ English subtitles, Color, DCP) Martel's extraordinary third film gets inside the head of a successful middle-aged dentist who might have accidentally run over a child...or a dog...or nothing at all... read more about Screen/Society--"The Headless Woman" (Lucrecia Martel, 2008)»
Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 2:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater
"Police Story" (Jackie Chan, 1985, 100 min, Hong Kong, Cantonese w/ English subtitles, Color, DCP) The jaw-dropping set pieces fly fast and furious in Jackie Chan's breathtakingly inventive martial-arts comedy. Packed wall-to-wall with charmingly goofball slapstick and astoundingly acrobatic fight... read more about Screen/Society--"Police Story" (Jackie Chan, 1985)»
Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 7:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater
Film Screening: "Documenteur" (Agnès Varda, 1981, 65 min, USA/France, French w/ English subtitles, Color, DCP) The late, great Varda deemed "Documenteur" her favorite of her own films. A deeply moving, semi-autobiographical portrayal of a newly single French mother and son (played by Varda's own... read more about Screen/Society--"Documenteur" (Agnes Varda, 1981)»
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 7:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater
"Irma Vep" (Olivier Assayas, 1996, 97 min, France, Color, DCP) Olivier Assayas's live-wire international breakthrough stars a magnetic Maggie Cheung as a version of herself: a Hong Kong action movie star who arrives in Paris to play the latex-clad lead in a remake of Louis Feuillade's classic 1915... read more about Screen/Society--"Irma Vep" (Olivier Assayas, 1996)»
Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 7:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater
"Summer Hours" ("L'heure d'été") (Olivier Assayas, 2008, 103 min, France, Color, 35mm) Three siblings, played by Juliette Binoche, Charles Berling, and Jérémie Rénier, must decide what to do with the country estate and objects they've inherited from their mother. From this simple story, Assayas... read more about Screen/Society--"Summer Hours" (Olivier Assayas, 2008)»
Friday, October 11, 2019 - 7:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater
"Clouds of Sils Maria" (Olivier Assayas, 2014, 125 min, France, Color, DCP) Kristen Stewart plays the personal-perhaps too personal-assistant to a famous actress (Juliet Binoche) undergoing a crisis as she comes to terms with the fact that she has aged out of the ingénue roles that made her a star... read more about Screen/Society--"Clouds of Sils Maria" (Olivier Assayas, 2014)»
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 7:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater
Film Screening: "The Old Dark House" (James Whale, 1932, 75 min, USA, B&W, DCP) Presented in a dazzling restoration, this Pre-Code horror classic gives creepy-house conventions a wild and unpredictable spin, laced with black humor, sexual perversity, and expressive stylistic flourishes. The... read more about Screen/Society--"The Old Dark House" (James Whale, 1932)»

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