Wednesday | 28.10.20

Monthly Screenings

New Films

My Generation

Dir.: David Batty
| 85 minutes

London’s swinging 60’ is at the heart of this documentary, in which famed actor Michael Caine takes the audience on a journey to the places and the people that formed today’s cultural legends, such as Marianne Faithfull, Twiggy, Paul McCartney. 

The Guilty

Dir.: Gustav Moller
| 85 minutes

Former police officer, Asger Holm, answers an emergency call from a kidnapped woman. Armed with only his phone, Asgar embarks on a race against time to save the woman, but soon realizes that he is dealing with a crime that is far bigger than he first thought. 


Dir.: Wash Westmoreland
| 111 minutes

Paris, the turn of the 20th century. Gabrielle Colette marries writer Henry Gauthier-Villars. She herself is an accomplished writer and is pushed to write under Henry’s name. When her work becomes highly sought after, she fights to reclaim her work and her name.

The Other Story

Dir.: Avi Nesher
| 117 minutes

Anat abandons secular life for love. Her mother will do everything she can to change her daughter’s decision. Avi Nesher explores the tension between religion and secularism, between parents and their children, and, as always, does so with fluent and self-assured cinema.

Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Dir.: Marielle Heller
| 106 minutes

New York, the 1990s. When writer Lee Israel falls out of step with current tastes, she decides to use her talent and sale fabricate intimate letters by famous writers. A “fiercely composed, historically informed, and richly textured film” (The New Yorker).

Becoming Astrid

Dir.: Pernille Fischer Christensen
| 123 minutes

The formative years in the life of author Astrid Lindgren, whose Pippi Longstocking changed children’s literature by placing, perhaps for the first time, a protagonist as an independent and fearless heroine. Becoming Astrid presents the biographical material that helped propel Lindgren’s breakthrough work. 

Promise at Dawn

Dir.: Eric Barbier
| 131 minutes

A poignant drama surrounding the life of author Romain Gary and his complex relationship with his mother—from his poor childhood in Poland and teens in sunny Nice, to flying school in Africa and the final days of his life.


Dir.: Alfonso Cuarón
| 135 minutes

A year in the life of Cleo, the faithful maid of a middle-class family in Mexico City of the 1970s. Cuarón offers a series of astonishing scenes and presents one of the best films of the decade.

The Mule

Dir.: Clint Eastwood
| 117 minutes

A penniless old man agrees to become a drug courier for crime organizations. After years of separation, the money he earns will allow him to reach out to his family. A feat you will not want to miss.


Dir.: Hirokazu Koreeda
| 121 minutes

A Japanese couple takes in a young girl that has run away from her toxic family. The story that follows will catch you “barely prepared when the full force of what it’s doing suddenly knocks you sideways” (Los Angeles Times).