PROGRAM - BOOK TICKETS
directed by JOLYNN MINNAAR
Unearthed, an independent South African feature documentary, investigates fracking in the United States – the technology’s place of origin – in order to understand what this new method of gas extraction could mean for the semi-arid Karoo...
directed by RALF KIRSTEN
Käthe Kollwitz was 47 years old and already a well-established artist in Germany and abroad when Peter, her youngest son, volunteerd to join the German army in World War I—and was killed two weeks later. This tragedy changed Kollwitz's life and art forever...
directed by JENNA BASS
Shot using handheld camera and on a micro-budget, Bass’ film tells the story of two people who discover that their romantic relationships may be a part of a conspiracy to keep them in – or out – of love.
* FILMMAKER IN ATTENDANCE *
directed by MARC ROTHEMUND
Filmmaker Marc Rothemund utilizes long-buried historical records to reconstruct the last six days in the life of renowned German anti-Nazi non-violent student activist Sophie Scholl...
directed by ANTHONY MINGHELLA
Juliet Stevenson plays a London woman who finds it impossible to overcome the death of her musician lover Alan Rickman. Tuning out reality, Stevenson begins an affair with Rickman's ghost, whose charms overcome his lack of warmth.
directed by ALEKSANDR SOKUROV
Though Russian director Alexander Sokurov's feature Alexandra unfolds against the backdrop of military life, it constitutes a stark and deliberate chamber drama in lieu of a war picture. Alexandra Nikolaevna is an elderly woman with a grandson...
directed by MILOŠ FORMAN
With an insane asylum standing in for everyday society, Milos Forman's 1975 film adaptation of Ken Kesey's novel is a comically sharp indictment of the Establishment urge to conform. Playing crazy to avoid prison work detail, manic free spirit Randle P. McMurphy (Jack Nicholson)...
directed by MIROSLAV JANEK, PAVEL KOUTECKY
Begun in 1992 and stemming from a chain of historical events all wedded to the person of Václav Havel, director Pavel Koutecký set out to render a portrait of the first president of Czech Republic. He was given complete freedom to film as he saw it...