Next Screenings

Spotlight on a Murderer

From the "Georges Franju" season

17 | January | 2020 | 8 minutes

To annoy his heirs, an elderly count hides himself just before he dies. The heirs search a manor for the count's body and are killed off one by one. A fantastic, surreal romp through Agatha Christie territory.

Friday 17th January at 8:00 PM  | Unreserved seating |


A Man's Neck

From the "Criminal Adaptations" season

Julien Duvivier | France | 1933 | 98 minutes

Willy is broke and his mistress always wants money. A stranger in a pub agrees to murder his wealthy aunt, but as her heir, Willy becomes the perfect suspect. But Inspector Maigret (Harry Baur) feels something is wrong.

Sunday 19th January at 4:30 PM  | Unreserved seating |


Oh, Bloody Life!

From the "Hungary Under Stalinism" season

Peter Bacso | Hungary | 1984 | 108 minutes

Budapest, 1951. Lucy is a singer and actress of Jewish aristocratic background who is considered to be a "class enemy" by the repressive Stalinist regime. This government bias threatens to destroy her career before it begins.

Sunday 19th January at 7:00 PM  | Unreserved seating |


Judex

From the "Georges Franju" season

Georges Franju | France | 1963 | 97 minutes

'Judex' kicks off with the mysterious kidnapping of a corrupt banker by a shadowy crime fighter and spins out into a thrillingly complex web of deceptions. This effortlessly cool crime caper is a marvel of dexterous plotting and visual invention.

Friday 24th January at 8:00 PM  | Unreserved seating |


Panique

From the "Criminal Adaptations" season

Julien Duvivier | France | 1946 | 98 minutes

Monsieur Hire (Michel Simon) is a quiet, eccentric yet gentle man who is identified as chief suspect by a frightened community after a woman is murdered.

Sunday 26th January at 4:30 PM  | Unreserved seating |


The Midas Touch

From the "Hungary Under Stalinism" season

Geza Beremenyi | Hungary | 1988 | 104 minutes

Monori, a black-market trader, uses his wiles to establish himself as the King of the Market in Budapest, accumulating an illegal hoard of gold with which he believes he can buy anything and everything.

Sunday 26th January at 7:00 PM  | Unreserved seating |