A profound and emotionally resonant film telling the intersecting stories of four characters in the north-east of China, An Elephant Sitting Still is both the debut and, tragically, the final feature film by filmmaker and novelist Hu Bo, who tragically passed away at the age of twenty-nine during postproduction on the film.
We're heading back to 1967 for our final screening of the season! In The Young Girls of Rochefort, twin sisters Delphine (Catherine Deneuve) and Solange (Françoise Dorléac) both look for love when a fair comes to their sleepy port town. Join us for this charming French film that pays homage to Golden Age Hollywood musicals.
Winner of the FIPRESCI prize at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, Burning is a loose adaption of the 1983 Haruki Murakami story “Barn Burning.” Informed by what director Lee Chang-dong has described as his growing concern with “the rage of young people,” the film presents a simmering love triangle and pyromaniacal acting out within the context of a corroding social fabric.