Based in Havana
Nov
19
7:00 PM19:00

Based in Havana

Through a range of differing and subjective perspectives on the complexities of present-day Cuba, a group of documentary filmmakers from the renowned International School of Film and Television (EICTV), craft multiple narratives in collaboration with local production crews and one another. Read more→

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THE FEELING OF BEING WATCHED
Nov
15
7:00 PM19:00

THE FEELING OF BEING WATCHED

In an Arab-American neighborhood outside of Chicago, most of filmmaker Assia Boundaoui’s neighbors think they have been under surveillance for over a decade. While investigating their experiences, Assia uncovers tens of thousands of pages of FBI documents that prove her hometown was the subject of one of the largest counter-terrorism investigations ever conducted in the U.S. before 9/11. Read more→

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IN THE LAST DAYS OF THE CITY
May
4
7:00 PM19:00

IN THE LAST DAYS OF THE CITY

Tamer El Said’s ambitious debut feature tells the fictional story of a filmmaker from downtown Cairo as he struggles to capture the soul of a city on edge while facing his own loss. Shot in Cairo, Beirut, Baghdad and Berlin during the two years before the outbreak of revolution in Egypt, the film’s multi-layered stories are a visually rich exploration of friendship, loneliness and life in cities shaped by the shadows of war and adversity. Read more→

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WESTERN
Apr
5
7:30 PM19:30

WESTERN

An intense, slow-burning thriller, WESTERN follows a group of German construction workers installing a hydroelectric plant in remote rural Bulgaria. The two sides speak different languages and share a troubled history. Can they learn to trust each other — or is the stage being set for a showdown? Read more→

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