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Film Schedule

Advance tickets are available until noon the day of the show.
We always reserve a number of tickets to be sold at the theater (except for the Embassy of France) starting one hour before the first show, even when tickets are sold out online.


Friday, April 26

The Case
Vera Krichevskaya - Russia - 108 mins

The Case is about the rise and fall of Anatoly Sobchak, the first mayor of Leningrad (now St. Petersburg) and the political mentor of Vladimir Putin. The documentary was made by Ksenia Sobchak, the daughter of Anatoly Sobchak, and the film director Vera Krichevskaya. Sobchak co-wrote the script and did most of the interviews, including ... more

Javier Fesser - Spain - 123 mins

6:00 PM

Skewering every politically correct cliché, Champions became the highest-grossing Spanish language film of 2018 in Spain and won three Goyas (Spain's Oscar©), including Best Film, before becoming Spain's entry in this year's Oscars© for Best Foreign Language Film. Just when you think you know where this comedy about an assistant ... more

Constructing Albert
Laura Collado, Jim Loomis - Spain - 82 mins

6:00 PM

At the dawn of the twenty-first century, elBulli restaurant revolutionized the world of gastronomy, making chef Ferran Adrià the king of haute cuisine and catapulting him into the rarified space of global celebrity with the distinction of being the World's Greatest Chef. Behind such a success was an unrecognized creative genius: Ferran's ... more

Storm Saulter - Jamaica - 114 mins

Winner of a number of awards and executive-produced by Will and Jada Pinkett Smith, Sprinter takes viewers into the fields and countryside of Jamaica. Akeem Sharp (Dale Elliott) has grown up idolizing his older brother, Germaine (Kadeem Wilson), a star high school runner, and pining for his mother, who left the family for greater opportunities ... more

The Corporate Coup d’État
Fred Peabody - Canada - 90 mins

In 1995, philosopher John Ralston Saul argued that corporations were slowly taking over democracy. Today, Saul amends that statement, deleting the word "slowly." The coup has occurred: U.S. democracy has sold out its ideals to corporations and lobbyists whose goal it is to undermine the will of the people. From the makers of All Governments ... more

The Realm
Rodrigo Sorogoyen - Spain - 121 mins

8:00 PM

Director Rodrigo Sorogoyen's pulse-pounding political thriller is beyond fast-paced. Political fixer Manuel tries to quash a political scandal that threatens to bring down the Spanish government, but each fire he thinks he has put out just throws sparks in other directions. Every secret revealed leads to more questions being asked that ... more

A Faithful Man
Louis Garrel - France - 75 mins

8:30 PM

Best known as one of France's finest young actors, Louis Garrel steps behind the camera for his second directorial feature, a buoyant romantic farce set in the City of Light. Garrel plays Abel, a sweetly passive Parisian buffeted by others’ whims. His lover, Marianne (Laetitia Casta), dumps him for his friend Paul, only to pop back into ... more

Mothers' Instinct
Olivier Masset-Depasse - Belgium - 97 mins

In the soft-focus French suburbs of the 1950s, comfortably bourgeois neighbors Alice and Céline (Veerle Baetens and Anne Coesens, respectively) are best friends. Their families live in the same impressive duplex building, and even their sons are friends. It's an idyllic world of surprise parties and happy small talk—until Celine's ... more

Wanuri Kahiu - Kenya - 83 mins

In a lively Nairobi housing estate where everyone knows everyone and there are no secrets, two girls share one. Kena (Samantha Mugatsia), soccer-playing, studious, and poor and Ziki (Sheila Muniyiva), bold and flighty, colorful, and rich, have fallen in love. That their fathers are rivals in a bitter campaign for local office becomes ... more

Short Cuts 1
various - Slovenia, Switzerland, USA, China, UK, Belgium - 100 mins

Spreading the Seed (Ana Cerar), All Inclusive (Corina Schwingruber Ilic), Masks (Mahaliyah Ayla O), Sister (Siqi Song), Edgecombe (Crystal Kayiza), Sweetheart Dancers (Ben-Alex Dupris), Life in Miniature (Ellen Evans), and Avec Thelma (Ann Sirot and Raphaël Balboni)... more