Babette’s Feast (1987) | Celluloid Shrine

MONDAY JUNE 7 & FRIDAY JUNE 11

The sumptuous feast of Parisian refugee Babette seduces a pious Danish family, who renounce such carnal pleasures as fine food and wine.

Das Weisse Band (2009) | Celluloid Shrine

MONDAY JUNE 14 & FRIDAY JUNE 18

Michael Haneke's Palm d'Or winner about a German farming village that is startled by a series of anonymous misdeeds just before the outbreak of WWI. What begins as mischief that has gotten out of hand, degenerates into ritual torture.

In The Mood For Love (English subtitles) | Retrospective: Wong Kar-wai

NOW SHOWING

The invisible dance between Mr. Chow and Mrs. Chan — two neighbors sharing an apartment building in 1962 Hong Kong. After catching on to the love affair of their respective partners, the two find excuses to comfort each other. The ensuing love flares up, but the feelings are kept in line.

Chungking Express (English subtitles) | Retrospective: Wong Kar-wai

NOW SHOWING

Wong Kar-wai's iconic 90's fairy tale that forever transformed the combination of canned fruit and California Dreamin' into the pinnacle/pineapple of romantic desire.

Shadow Game (2021) + Q&A with Els van Driel and Eefje Blankevoort | Movies that Matter

WEDNESDAY JUNE 16TH | 19:30

Shadow Game is a coming-of-age story following the journey of young refugees through Europe. Through its mosaic storytelling we discover the universal experience of the youngsters fleeing to Europe. We watch as these teenagers develop as young adults under the extreme circumstances they face, travelling from Greece to Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina to Italy and the Netherlands. After the film there will be a talk with director Els van Driel.

Il Decameron (1971) | Celluloid Shrine

MONDAY 21 JUNE & FRIDAY 25 JUNE

An adaptation of nine stories from Bocaccio's Decameron, Pasolini uses his old tricks to satirize the church and add liberal doses of life and love.

Shorts on Belief | Celluloid Shrine

TUESDAY JUNE 22 | 19:30

A selection of shorts about faith, featuring stages of the life of Christ, the existence of God and the cataclysmic end of Sodom and Gomorrah.

Ordet (1955) | Celluloid Shrine

MONDAY JUNE 28 & FRIDAY JULY 3

The three sons of widower Morten Borgen, a prominent member of the village's conservative community, struggle with the faith each in their own way. One child believes he is Jesus Christ, a second proclaims himself agnostic, and a third falls in love with the daughter of a fundamentalist.

Black Sea Files (2005) + 13 Ways of Looking at a Blackbird (2020) + introduction by Jeff Diamanti | Story Telling for Earthly Survival

WEDNESDAY JUNE 23RD | 19:30

Black Sea Files is a territorial research on the Caspian oil geography: the world's oldest oil extraction zone. A giant new subterranean pipeline traversing the Caucasus will soon pump Caspian crude to the West. This line runs through the film like a central thread. However, the trajectory followed by the narrative is not linear.

Progress vs Sunsets (2017) | Story Telling for Earthly Survival

WEDNESDAY JUNE 30TH | 19:30

Since kids are active internet users nowadays, they see animal and wildlife videos and draw their own conclusions from them. In Progress vs Sunsets (2017) Melanie Bonajo edits the children watching these videos into them and meanwhile asks them about their thoughts on the environment and animal welfare. Their views are uniquely childlike, not exactly right, but empathic and idealistic nonetheless.

Aspect (2004) + Frem (2019) + Naya – Der Wald hat tausend Augen (2020) + talk by Sebastian Mulder | Story Telling for Earthly Survival

WEDNESDAY JULY 7TH | 19:30 | KRITERION

This screening is part of Storytelling for Earthly Survival and will be a program of shorts: Aspect (2004), Frem (2019) and Naya – Der Wald hat tausend Augen (2020). There will be a talk with the director of Naya, Sebastian Mulder.

About Some Meaningless Events (1974) | Dissident histories of Morocco

SUNDAY JULY 11TH | 19:30

Though the title may suggest otherwise, About Some Meaningless Events (1974) caused quite the stir back when it was released. After its first screening in Paris it was immediately banned by the Moroccan government and seemingly faded from existence until 2016, when a negative of the docu-fiction was found in the archives of a cinema in Barcelona.

Before the Dying of the Light | Dissident histories of Morocco

WEDNESDAY JULY 14TH | 19:30

Ali Essafi takes us back to the emerging art scene of Morocco in the 1970s. Before the Dying of the Light is dedicated to the victims of censorship and oppression by showing us the optimism and excitement for the future, before King Hassan II and his oppressive regime tried to extinguish it.

Trances (1981) | Dissident histories of Morocco

WEDNESDAY JULY 21ST | 19:30

In Trances director Ahmed El Maanouni follows the avant-pop band Nass El Ghiwane during a series of energetic performances in Tunisia, Morocco and France, while also capturing the band members in intimate conversations, recording sessions and the streets of Casablanca. Nass El Ghiwane was a groundbreaking Moroccan band and their music had a huge influence on North African pop music in the 1970s.