Film Schedule

Film Series: Circle Award

200 Meters
Ameen Nayfeh - Palestine, Jordan - 96 mins

The family at the center of Ameen Nayfeh's debut feature experiences the personal dimension of the Israeli-Palestinian divide as both metaphor and reality. From the West Bank home where he sleeps, Mustafa (Ali Suliman) can see across the 200 meters to the apartment in Israel where his wife, Salwa (Lana Zreik), lives with their three children. They wink goodnight ... more

Friday, June 4 - Tuesday, June 8

Agnieszka Holland - Czech Republic, Ireland, Poland, Slovakia - 118 mins

In this richly drawn portrait, celebrated Polish filmmaker Agnieszka Holland manifests the riveting life and work of Czech herbalist and faith healer Jan Mikolášek, who cured hundreds with natural remedies. Magnanimous with his abilities, he treated the poor and wealthy alike, never turning away a patient—including Nazis forces and the president of the country. ... more

Friday, June 4 - Tuesday, June 8

In Balanchine's Classroom
Connie Hochman - USA - 89 mins

A film for anyone who loves ballet and the creative process, In Balanchine's Classroom takes us back to the glory years of Balanchine's New York City Ballet through the recollections of his former dancers and their quest to fulfill the vision of a genius. Opening the door to his studio, Balanchine's private laboratory, they reveal new facets of the groundbreaking ... more

Friday, June 4 - Tuesday, June 8

Alex Camilleri - Malta - 94 mins

Jesmark, a Maltese fisherman, contends with a newfound leak in his wooden luzzu boat. Barely getting by, he sees his livelihood—and a family tradition from generations before him—imperiled by diminishing harvests, a ruthless fishing industry, and a stagnating ecosystem. Desperate to provide for his wife and their newborn son, who has a growth impediment that ... more

Friday, June 4 - Tuesday, June 8

That Was Life
David Martin de los Santos - Spain - 107 mins

The first fiction feature by documentarist David Martín de los Santos is a coming-of-age tale about a woman in her seventies. The great Petra Martínez fills the screen with her presence. At age 76, she commands our attention and our curiosity as María, a Spanish woman living in Belgium with her taciturn husband in a nest long since emptied. When a heart attack ... more

Friday, June 4 - Tuesday, June 8

What You Don’t Know About Me
Rolando Colla - Switzerland, Italy - 117 mins

With poetic elegance and haunting intimacy, Zurich-based director Rolando Colla tells a tale of dignity, trust, innocence, and today's social complexities. Ikendu is forced to flee from Mali via Libya and Italy to Bellinzona in Switzerland. Patricia lives in Bellinzona with her two daughters, whose absent fathers have moved on. Both Ikendu and Patricia are ... more

Wednesday, June 9 - Sunday, June 13

6 films

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