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Upcoming Films

E.g., 2015-04-27
E.g., 2015-04-27
Friday, May 22, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:50pm
  • Fri., May 22, 2015, 7:00 pm
New 35mm print!
Morley Lecture Hall

A previously taboo subject, Taiwan’s “White Terror” of the 1950s (when members of the intelligentsia were jailed and executed under suspicion of being antigovernment) is addressed in this multilayered masterpiece.

Sunday, May 24, 2015 - 12:30pm to 3:10pm
  • Sun., May 24, 2015, 12:30 pm
Special free screening with guest Richard I. Suchenski!
Morley Lecture Hall

Taiwan’s chaotic history during the four years after the end of World War II is seen through the story of the Lin family (an old father and his four grown sons), whose fortunes rise and fall with the currents of history.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 6:45pm to 8:40pm
  • Wed., May 27, 2015, 6:45 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

Three contemporary Taiwanese get-rich-quick schemers frequent gambling dens, karaoke bars, and pig farms on a fast track to nowhere in this restless portrait.

Friday, May 29, 2015 - 6:45pm to 8:50pm
  • Fri., May 29, 2015, 6:45 pm
  • Sun., May 31, 2015, 1:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

The new musical biopic from the director of Immortal Beloved stars German violinist David Garrett as 19th-century Italian virtuoso and composer Niccolò Paganini, whose “rock star” status was rumored to have been the result of a Faustian bargain.

Sunday, May 31, 2015 - 1:30pm to 3:35pm
  • Fri., May 29, 2015, 6:45 pm
  • Sun., May 31, 2015, 1:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

The new musical biopic from the director of Immortal Beloved stars German violinist David Garrett as 19th-century Italian virtuoso and composer Niccolò Paganini, whose “rock star” status was rumored to have been the result of a Faustian bargain.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:45pm
  • Wed., June 3, 2015, 7:00 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

A provincial Bulgarian schoolteacher resorts to increasingly desperate measures to alleviate the crushing debt that threatens her home.

Friday, June 5, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
  • Fri., June 5, 2015, 7:00 pm
  • Sun., June 7, 2015, 1:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

Pierfrancesco “Pif” Diliberto, a Jon Stewart–like current-affairs satirist on Italian TV, makes his big-screen debut with this semiautobiographical coming-of-age comedy set in Cosa Nostra–controlled Sicily during the 1970s and 1980s. Best Comedy, 2014 European Film Awards.

Sunday, June 7, 2015 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
  • Fri., June 5, 2015, 7:00 pm
  • Sun., June 7, 2015, 1:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

Pierfrancesco “Pif” Diliberto, a Jon Stewart–like current-affairs satirist on Italian TV, makes his big-screen debut with this semiautobiographical coming-of-age comedy set in Cosa Nostra–controlled Sicily during the 1970s and 1980s. Best Comedy, 2014 European Film Awards.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:40pm
  • Wed., June 10, 2015, 7:00 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

This new film profiles the cultural icon who was one of the most influential and provocative literary, political, and feminist thinkers of the 20th century.

Friday, June 12, 2015 - 6:45pm to 8:45pm
  • Fri., June 12, 2015, 6:45 pm
  • Sun., June 14, 2015, 1:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

This new film is set on the New Mexico border where a black Muslim man released from prison after 18 years tries to turn his life around with the help of a sympathetic parole officer; but the local sheriff has other ideas. Cleveland premiere.

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