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Still to Come this Season

The Fabulous Baron Munchausen

From the "Surreal | Fantasy" season

Karl Zeman | Czechoslovakia | 1961 | 85 minutes

Newly restored, Zeman's wildly inventive and comic take on the surreal adventures of the bragging Baron explodes on to the screen in a riot of colour, visual wit and poetic verve.

Friday 22nd February at 8:00 PM  | Unreserved seating |

Bad Girl

From the "Complicated Women (pre-code Hollywood)" season

Frank Borzage | USA | 1931 | 88 minutes

A man and woman, skeptical about romance, nonetheless fall in love and are wed, but their lack of confidence in the opposite sex haunts their marriage.

Sunday 24th February at 4:30 PM  | Unreserved seating |

The Aura

From the "Fabian Bielinsky | Argentina" season

Fabian Bielinsky | Argentina | 2006 | 134 minutes

On his first ever hunting trip, in the calm of the Patagonian forest, a shy, epileptic taxidermist (Ricardo Darin) who secretly dreams of executing the perfect crime stumbles upon an opportunity to make his dreams come true.

Sunday 24th February at 7:00 PM  | Unreserved seating |

Valerie and Her Week of Wonders

From the "Surreal | Fantasy" season

Jaromil Jires | Czechoslovakia | 1970 | 77 minutes

Valerie, a girl on the verge of womanhood, finds herself in a sensual fantasy-land of vampires, witchcraft, and other threats in this eerie and mystical film daydream.

Friday 1st March at 8:00 PM  | Unreserved seating |

Safe in Hell

From the "Complicated Women (pre-code Hollywood)" season

William Wellman | USA | 1931 | 73 minutes

After accidentally killing the man who raped and forced her into prostitution, a New Orleans woman (Dorothy Mackaill) flees to a Caribbean island. While she awaits her fiance, the vicious local police chief sets his sights on her.

Sunday 3rd March at 4:30 PM  | Unreserved seating |

Pather Panchali

From the "Satyajit Ray's 'Apu Trilogy'" season

Satyajit Ray | India | 1955 | 125 minutes

"A miracle of lyrical realism: the detailed, documentary-style observation of [Bengali] village life as experienced by young Apu, his sister Durga, their parents and ancient grandma is inflected by a marvellous use of motifs to turn a simple rites-of-passage story into pure poetry." (TimeOut)

Sunday 3rd March at 7:00 PM  | Unreserved seating |

Gold

From the "Alt. Sci-Fi" season

Karl Hartl | Germany | 1934 | 120 minutes

Ancient desires of alchemy meet modern-day science, where scientists believe they've discovered nature's secret to turning lead into gold in a process called nuclear transmutation.

Friday 8th March at 8:00 PM  | Unreserved seating |

The Boxer and Death

From the "Slovakian Cinema" season

Peter Solan | Czechoslovakia | 1963 | 105 minutes

In a Nazi concentration camp, an escapee awaiting execution is spared when the commandant, a former prize-fighter, discovers the prisoner has amateur boxing ability. Ordered to train, he unwillingly boxes with the commandant in order to stay alive.

Sunday 10th March at 4:30 PM  | Unreserved seating |

Aparajito (The Unvanquished)

From the "Satyajit Ray's 'Apu Trilogy'" season

Satyajit Ray | India | 1956 | 110 minutes

Apu and his family have moved away from the countryside to live in the bustling holy city of Benares. Apu grows from wide-eyed child to intellectually curious teenager, and must deal with the joys and tragedies of a fast-approaching adulthood.

Sunday 10th March at 7:00 PM  | Unreserved seating |

Who Wants to Kill Jessie?

From the "Alt. Sci-Fi" season

Milos Macourek,Vaclav Vorlicek | Czechoslovakia | 1966 | 80 minutes

Three comic-strip characters are inadvertently brought to life and cause chaos in the real world.

Friday 15th March at 8:00 PM  | Unreserved seating |

A Path Across the Danube

From the "Slovakian Cinema" season

Miloslav Luther | Czechoslovakia | 1989 | 92 minutes

In order to impress a young female colleague, Viktor Lesa (who works for the Slovak Railway Mail during the Second World War) redirects an important package, but he must flee for his life when the Gestapo shows up.

Sunday 17th March at 4:30 PM  | Unreserved seating |

Apur Sansar (The World of Apu)

From the "Satyajit Ray's 'Apu Trilogy'" season

Satyajit Ray | India | 1959 | 106 minutes

Apu is now in his early twenties, out of college, and hoping to live as a writer. Alongside his professional ambitions, the film charts his romantic awakening.

Sunday 17th March at 7:00 PM  | Unreserved seating |

Dark City

From the "Alt. Sci-Fi" season

Alex Proyas | USA | 1998 | 111 minutes

John Murdoch (Rufus Sewell) is an amnesiac man who finds himself suspected of murder. Murdoch attempts to discover his true identity and clear his name while on the run from the police and a mysterious group known only as the "Strangers".

Friday 22nd March at 8:00 PM  | Unreserved seating |