UNEARTHED (2014)
Nov
3
Nov 2

UNEARTHED (2014)

  • Cinemuse

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...

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LOVE THE ONE YOU LOVE (2014)
Nov
10
Nov 9

LOVE THE ONE YOU LOVE (2014)

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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.

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BOERS AT THE END OF THE WORLD (2015)
Nov
17
Nov 16

BOERS AT THE END OF THE WORLD (2015)

HOSTED BY JULIA CAIN

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DIRECTED BY RICHARD FINN GREGORY

In a remote stretch of Patagonia, Argentina, there is, unbelievably, a 100- year-old community that speaks Afrikaans. After the destruction of the war against the British, these Boers sailed across the ocean to start a new life.

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INTO GREAT SILENCE (2005)
Nov
24
Nov 23

INTO GREAT SILENCE (2005)

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HOSTED BY BRYCE ANDERSON

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DIRECTED BY PHILIP GRÖNING

In this contemplative documentary from filmmaker Philip Gröning, the Grande Chartreuse monastery opens its doors to the public for the first time since being founded by St. Bruno in 1084 to offer an intimate look at a lifestyle rarely experienced by those outside of the brotherhood. 

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OF GODS AND MEN (2010)
Dec
1
Dec 7

OF GODS AND MEN (2010)

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HOSTED BY BRYCE ANDERSON

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DIRECTED BY XAVIER BEAUVOIS

Eight French Christian monks live in harmony with their Muslim brothers in a monastery perched in the mountains of North Africa in the 1990s. When a crew of foreign workers is massacred by an Islamic fundamentalist group, fear sweeps though the region. 

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THE SEVENTH SEAL (1957)
Dec
8
Dec 14

THE SEVENTH SEAL (1957)

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HOSTED BY BRYCE ANDERSON

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DIRECTED BY INGMAR BERGMAN

Disillusioned and exhausted after a decade of battling in the Crusades, a knight (Max von Sydow) encounters Death on a desolate beach and challenges him to a fateful game of chess. Much studied, imitated, even parodied, but never outdone, Bergman’s stunning allegory of man’s search for meaning...

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MOTHER AND SON (1997)
Dec
15
Dec 21

MOTHER AND SON (1997)

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HOSTED BY JOS KOETSIER

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DIRECTED BY ALEKSANDR SOKUROV

In his spare, intense, lyrical ''Mother and Son,'' Sokurov immerses the viewer in an isolated landscape that resonates with pain and loneliness as a young man tends his dying mother. On the surface, little happens. In a small house in the countryside of Russia, a son cares for his sick, elderly mother as they prepare for her death...

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ALEXANDRA (2007)
May
19
7:30 pm19:30

ALEXANDRA (2007)

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HOSTED BY JOS KOETSIER

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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...

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SAVE AND PROTECT (1990)
May
9
7:30 pm19:30

SAVE AND PROTECT (1990)

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HOSTED BY JOS KOETSIER

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DIRECTED BY ALEXANDR SOKUROV

Sokurov finds an existential plot in Flaubert's novel Madame Bovary and it becomes the basis of his film Save and Protect (this title is a phrase from an Orthodox Christian prayer). In Switzerland he meets the heroine of his plan Cecile Zervoudaki, the French woman with an extraordinary face and rare profession — an ethnolinguist...

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BRIDES (2004)
Apr
25
7:30 pm19:30

BRIDES (2004)

HOSTED BY JOS KOETSIER

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DIRECTED BY PANTELIS VOULGARIS

A young female character, Nikki Douka, from Samothraki, is sailing to the U.S. to fulfill a marriage contract and save her family honor. Her skills as a seamstress keep her busily sewing throughout the voyage to alter wedding dresses for the third-class voyagers. But along the way, she meets a young American photographer who is returning from the Middle East... 

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MEDEA (1969)
Apr
18
7:30 pm19:30

MEDEA (1969)

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HOSTED BY JOS KOETSIER

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DIRECTED BY PIER PAOLO PASOLINI

Master Italian filmmaker Pier Paolo Pasolini beautifully re-imagines Euripides' ancient Greek tragedy with Maria Callas in the title role. In this haunting tale, Medea sacrifices everything to win the heart of Jason, captain of the Argonauts, but when he spurns her love, Medea exacts a scorching revenge that destroys everyone in its path.

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BOERS AT THE END OF THE WORLD (2016)
Apr
13
Nov 4

BOERS AT THE END OF THE WORLD (2016)

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HOSTED BY BRYCE ANDERSON

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DIRECTED BY RICHARD FINN GREGORY

In a remote stretch of Patagonia, Argentina, there is, unbelievably, a 100- year-old community that speaks Afrikaans. After the destruction of the war against the British, these Boers sailed across the ocean to start a new life.

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EDIPO RE (1967)
Apr
4
7:30 pm19:30

EDIPO RE (1967)

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HOSTED BY JOS KOETSIER

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DIRECTED BY PIER PAOLO PASOLINI

Edipo Re is a highly personal screenplay adaption by Pasolini of the Greek drama by Sophocles. As his first colour feature, Edipo Re makes brilliant use of wildly alternating Moroccan landscapes, to transpose collective myth into a particular vision that is at once tender, sensual, and wholly unsparing.

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BABETTE'S FEAST (1987)
Mar
17
7:30 pm19:30

BABETTE'S FEAST (1987)

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DIRECTED BY GABRIEL AXEL

The Danish/French Babette's Feast is based on a story by Isak Dinesen, also the source of the very different Out of Africa (1985). Stephane Audran plays Babette, a 19th century Parisian political refugee who seeks shelter in a rough Danish coastal town. 

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THE SUN AT MIDNIGHT (2017)
Mar
10
7:30 pm19:30

THE SUN AT MIDNIGHT (2017)

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DIRECTED BY KIRSTEN CARTHEW

Lia, 16, an inner city teen with an attitude, is sent to live with her grandmother in the unforgiving far north. Desperate for a better life, she steals a boat and sets out into the harsh arctic wilderness, where she meets Alfred, a caribou tracker...

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INTO THE ABYSS (2011)
Mar
3
7:30 pm19:30

INTO THE ABYSS (2011)

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directed by WERNER HERZOG

The documentary centers on two young men in prison. Michael Perry is on Death Row in Huntsville, Texas, America's most productive assembly line for executions...

CITIZEN HAVEL (2007)
Feb
29
7:30 pm19:30

CITIZEN HAVEL (2007)

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...

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ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST (1975)
Feb
25
7:30 pm19:30

ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST (1975)

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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)...

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WINTER LIGHT (1963)
Feb
18
8:00 pm20:00

WINTER LIGHT (1963)

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directed by INGMAR BERGMAN

“God, why did you desert me?” With Winter Light, master craftsman Ingmar Bergman explores the search for redemption in a meaningless existence. In this stark depiction of spiritual crisis, small-town pastor Tomas Ericsson...

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SOPHIE SCHOLL: THE FINAL DAYS (2005)
Feb
15
Nov 4

SOPHIE SCHOLL: THE FINAL DAYS (2005)

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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...

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KÄTHE KOLLWITZ: IMAGES OF A LIFE
Feb
8
8:00 pm20:00

KÄTHE KOLLWITZ: IMAGES OF A LIFE

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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...

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NIGHT TRAIN TO LISBON (2013)
Feb
1
8:00 pm20:00

NIGHT TRAIN TO LISBON (2013)

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directed by BILLE AUGUST

Based on the novel Night Train to Lisbon (2004) by Pascal Mercier and written by Greg Latter and Ulrich Herrmann, the film is about a Swiss teacher who saves the life of a woman and then abandons his teaching career...

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YAABA / GRANDMOTHER (1989)
Jan
28
8:00 pm20:00

YAABA / GRANDMOTHER (1989)

  • 5 Ryneveld Restaurant

directed by IDRISSA OUÉDRAOGO

Living in a small West African village are the Boy Bila (Noufou Ouédraogo) and his girlfriend Nopoko (Roukietou Barry). The days are spent on the lush savannah where the blissful occupy themselves by fetching water for their parents...

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THE BATTLE OF LOVE (2001)
Jan
18
7:30 pm19:30

THE BATTLE OF LOVE (2001)

  • 5 Ryneveld Restaurant

The Battle of Love is an emotional love stry set in the years of the Nigerian civil war (1967­ 1970). It address the etnic tensions of the time, and tells the story off a Nigerian soldier from the eastern part of Nigeria, on the run from his military station in northern Nigeria just after the outbreak of genocidal hostilities there.