The Lovers’ Exile

8 April 2024

The Lovers’ Exile (Marty Gross, 1979, Japan/Canada, 87 minutes) Q&A with the Director following the screening “The Lovers’ Exile” is an adaptation of the bunraku masterpiece “The Courier for Hell” (“Meido…

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Medan vi lever

1 April 2024

Medan vi lever (While We Live) (Dany Kouyaté, Sweden/Burkina Faso, 2016, 91 minutes) Kandia, an African women in her fifties who has lived in Sweden for 30 years, decides to move…

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La Mano Invisible

4 March 2024

La Mano Invisible [The Invisible Hand] (David Macián, 2016, 83 minutes) An industrial warehouse is turned into a stage where a group of ordinary professionals are assembled daily to perform different…

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Gurumbé: Songs of your Black Memory

26 February 2024

Gurumbé. Songs of your Black Memory [Gurumbé. Canciones de tu memoria negra] (Miguel Angel Rosales, 2016, 72 minutes) With the commercial exploitation of the American colonies, thousands of Africans are…

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Passages

19 February 2024

Passages (Ira Sachs, 2023, 91 minutes) In contemporary Paris, German filmmaker Tomas embraces his sexuality through a torrid love affair with a young woman named Agathe, an impulse that blurs…

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The Beasts

12 February 2024

The Beasts (Rodrigo Sorogoyen, 2022, 137 minutes) An expatriate French couple (Denis Ménochet and Marina Foïs) operate an organic farm in the Spanish countryside. However, their earnest enthusiasm reeks of…

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Chircales

29 January 2024

Chircales (Marta Rodríguez, Jorge Silva, 1972, 42 minutes) Depicting the shocking poverty, domestic abuse, and exploitation of indigenous women and children in Tunjuelito, a neighborhood in southern Bogotá, Chircales chronicles the life…

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Güeros

22 January 2024

Güeros (Alonso Ruizpalacios, 2014, 106 minutes) Set in Mexico City in 1999, the film tells the story of three restless teenagers searching for a folk-rocker during the Mexican capital’s student strike.

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Concerning Violence

15 January 2024

Concerning Violence (Göran Hugo Olsson, 2014, 90 minutes) Narrated by Lauryn Hill, this profound essay documentary depicts Africa’s struggle for liberation from colonial rule in the late ’60s and ’70s.…

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EYIMOFE (This Is My Desire)

13 November 2023

EYIMOFE (This Is My Desire) (Chuko Esiri, Arie Esiri, Nigeria, 2020, 116 minutes) “This revelatory, award-winning debut feature from codirec­tors (and twin brothers) Arie and Chuko Esiri is a heartrending and hopeful…

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