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Upcoming Films

E.g., 2014-04-24
E.g., 2014-04-24
Friday, May 16, 2014 - 7:00pm
Fri., May 16, 2014, 7:00 pm, Sun., May 18, 2014, 1:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

Two married couples argue about baby names (and one objectionable name in particular: Adolphe) in this acclaimed and award-winning French comedy that beat The Avengers at the French box office. “Full of ribald humor and compelling, intelligent debate.” –Village Voice. Cleveland premiere.

Sunday, May 18, 2014 - 1:30pm
Fri., May 16, 2014, 7:00 pm, Sun., May 18, 2014, 1:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

Two married couples argue about baby names (and one objectionable name in particular: Adolphe) in this acclaimed and award-winning French comedy that beat The Avengers at the French box office. “Full of ribald humor and compelling, intelligent debate.” –Village Voice. Cleveland premiere.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 7:00pm
Wed., May 21, 2014, 7:00 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

This portrait of the famed Argentine folksinger and social activist who died in 2009 features new interviews with friends, relatives, and colleagues as well as archival interviews with the performer herself. Cleveland theatrical premiere.

Friday, May 23, 2014 - 5:00pm
Fri., May 23, 2014, 5:00 pm, Sun., May 25, 2014, 1:00 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

Claude Lanzmann’s four-hour coda to his epic Holocaust documentary Shoah finds the dogged filmmaker exhuming a long, troubling interview (shot in 1975) that did not fit into his nine-hour masterpiece.

Sunday, May 25, 2014 - 1:00pm
Fri., May 23, 2014, 5:00 pm, Sun., May 25, 2014, 1:00 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

Claude Lanzmann’s four-hour coda to his epic Holocaust documentary Shoah finds the dogged filmmaker exhuming a long, troubling interview (shot in 1975) that did not fit into his nine-hour masterpiece.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 7:00pm
Wed., May 28, 2014, 7:00 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

In this uplifting documentary, female survivors of the Rwandan genocide (both Hutus and Tutsis) come together to make history—forming Rwanda’s first all-woman drumming troupe and then opening the country’s first-ever ice cream shop. “Rousing.” –Village Voice. Cleveland premiere.

Friday, May 30, 2014 - 7:00pm
Fri., May 30, 2014, 7:00 pm, Sun., June 1, 2014, 1:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

Cranky Canadian documentarian Alan Zweig (I, Curmudgeon; Vinyl) asks Jewish comics whether they think, as he does, that Jews used to be funnier than they are now. Many disagree. Cleveland premiere.

Sunday, June 1, 2014 - 1:30pm
Fri., May 30, 2014, 7:00 pm, Sun., June 1, 2014, 1:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

Cranky Canadian documentarian Alan Zweig (I, Curmudgeon; Vinyl) asks Jewish comics whether they think, as he does, that Jews used to be funnier than they are now. Many disagree. Cleveland premiere.

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 6:45pm
Wed., June 4, 2014, 6:45 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

Originally produced for PBS’ American Playhouse, this earlier film version of the true story told in 12 Years a Slave—about a free black man living in 19th-century America who is sold into slavery—was directed by the eminent African American photographer and filmmaker Gordon Parks. “A production that doesn’t deserve to be forgotten or ignored.” –Leonard Maltin.

Friday, June 6, 2014 - 7:00pm
Fri., June 6, 2014, 7:00 pm, Sun., June 8, 2014, 1:30 pm
Morley Lecture Hall

This new film picks up the story of China’s foremost dissident artist after the events chronicled in the 2012 documentary Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry. Released after 80 days in solitary confinement but still under house arrest and constant surveillance, Ai is seen with his partner and young son at home, working on projects and fighting a trumped-up charge of tax evasion.

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