Lisa Frankenstein (2024)

A playfully horrific coming of RAGE love story about a misunderstood teenager and her high school crush, who happens to be a handsome corpse. The debut feature from director Zelda Williams with screenplay by acclaimed writer Diablo Cody (2009’s Jennifer’s Body). | Country: United States | Language: English

A playfully horrific coming of RAGE love story about a misunderstood teenager and her high school crush, who happens to be a handsome corpse. The debut feature from director Zelda Williams with screenplay by acclaimed writer Diablo Cody (2009’s Jennifer’s Body). | Country: United States | Language: English

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Origin (2024)

Selected to compete for the Golden Lion at the 2023 Venice Film Festival, Ava DuVernay’s ambitious film adaption chronicles the tragedy and triumph of Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Isabel Wilkerson as she investigates caste systems around the world. | Country: United States | Language: English

Selected to compete for the Golden Lion at the 2023 Venice Film Festival, Ava DuVernay’s ambitious film adaption chronicles the tragedy and triumph of Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Isabel Wilkerson as she investigates caste systems around the world. | Country: United States | Language: English

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Past Lives (2023)

Nominated for two Academy Awards including Best Pictures. An evocative directorial debut out of this year’s Sundance Film Festival. Two decades after Nora’s family emigrates to the United States from South Korea, she is reunited with a childhood friend for one fateful week in New York City. | Country: United States | Language: English, Korean

Nominated for two Academy Awards including Best Pictures. An evocative directorial debut out of this year’s Sundance Film Festival. Two decades after Nora’s family emigrates to the United States from South Korea, she is reunited with a childhood friend for one fateful week in New York City. | Country: United States | Language: English, Korean

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The Monk and the Gun (2023)

Shortlisted at the 96th Academy Awards. Traveling to rural Bhutan where religion is more popular than politics, the election supervisor discovers that a monk is planning a mysterious ceremony for the election day. | Country: Bhutan, Taiwan, France, United States | Language: English, Dzongkha

Shortlisted at the 96th Academy Awards. Traveling to rural Bhutan where religion is more popular than politics, the election supervisor discovers that a monk is planning a mysterious ceremony for the election day. | Country: Bhutan, Taiwan, France, United States | Language: English, Dzongkha

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The Zone of Interest (2023)

Nominated for five Academy Awards including Best Picture. The commandant of Auschwitz, Rudolf Höss, and his wife Hedwig, strive to build a dream life for their family in a house and garden next to the camp. | Country: United State, United Kingdom, Poland | Language: German, Polish, Yiddish

Nominated for five Academy Awards including Best Picture. The commandant of Auschwitz, Rudolf Höss, and his wife Hedwig, strive to build a dream life for their family in a house and garden next to the camp. | Country: United State, United Kingdom, Poland | Language: German, Polish, Yiddish

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  2. 8:15 pm

Anatomy of a Fall (2023)

Nominated for five Academy Awards including Best Picture, and winner of two Golden Globes Awards. Did she do it? An unsettling psychological journey into the depths of a conflicted relationship. From writer-director Justine Triet, who became the third woman to ever win the Palme d’Or at Cannes. | Country: France | Language: French, English, German with English subtitles

Nominated for five Academy Awards including Best Picture, and winner of two Golden Globes Awards. Did she do it? An unsettling psychological journey into the depths of a conflicted relationship. From writer-director Justine Triet, who became the third woman to ever win the Palme d’Or at Cannes. | Country: France | Language: French, English, German with English subtitles

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The Teachers’ Lounge (2023)

Nominated for Best International Feature at the 96th Academy Awards. When one of her students is suspected of theft, teacher Carla Nowak decides to get to the bottom of the matter. Caught between her ideals and the school system, the consequences of her actions threaten to break her. | Country: Germany | Languages: English, Turkish, Polish, German

Nominated for Best International Feature at the 96th Academy Awards. When one of her students is suspected of theft, teacher Carla Nowak decides to get to the bottom of the matter. Caught between her ideals and the school system, the consequences of her actions threaten to break her. | Country: Germany | Languages: English, Turkish, Polish, German

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American Fiction (2023)

Nominated for five Academy Awards including Best Picture. TIFF 2023 People’s Choice Award winner. Thelonious “Monk” Ellison’s writing career has stalled because his work isn’t deemed “Black enough.” Cord Jefferson’s hilarious directorial debut confronts our culture’s obsession with reducing people to outrageous stereotypes. | Country: United States | Language: English

Nominated for five Academy Awards including Best Picture. TIFF 2023 People’s Choice Award winner. Thelonious “Monk” Ellison’s writing career has stalled because his work isn’t deemed “Black enough.” Cord Jefferson’s hilarious directorial debut confronts our culture’s obsession with reducing people to outrageous stereotypes. | Country: United States | Language: English

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The Sweet East (2023)

2023 Cannes Directors’ Fortnight. Separated from her schoolmates on a trip to Washington, D.C., a high school senior embarks on a strange and fractured road trip in search of America. The directorial debut of celebrated cinematographer Sean Price Williams. | Country: United States | Language: English, Arabic, Apache languages

7:30 pm: With Filmmaker Q&A

2023 Cannes Directors’ Fortnight. Separated from her schoolmates on a trip to Washington, D.C., a high school senior embarks on a strange and fractured road trip in search of America. The directorial debut of celebrated cinematographer Sean Price Williams. | Country: United States | Language: English, Arabic, Apache languages

  1. 7:30 pm Q&A

Dune (2021)

Winner of six Academy Awards. Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and his people. Premiered at the 2021 Venice Film Festival. | Country: Canada, Hungary, United States | Language: English

Winner of six Academy Awards. Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and his people. Premiered at the 2021 Venice Film Festival. | Country: Canada, Hungary, United States | Language: English

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The Promised Land (2023)

World Premiere, 2023 Venice Film Festival. Captain Ludvig Kahlen sets out to tame an uninhabitable land in the name of the King. Braving the elements, Kahlen is joined by a couple who has escaped the area’s merciless ruler, igniting a conflict that threatens his life, and the family of outsiders that has formed around him. Denmark’s entry for Best International Feature at the 96th Academy Awards. | Country: Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Germany | Language: Danish with English subtitles

World Premiere, 2023 Venice Film Festival. Captain Ludvig Kahlen sets out to tame an uninhabitable land in the name of the King. Braving the elements, Kahlen is joined by a couple who has escaped the area’s merciless ruler, igniting a conflict that threatens his life, and the family of outsiders that has formed around him. Denmark’s entry for Best International Feature at the 96th Academy Awards. | Country: Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Germany | Language: Danish with English subtitles

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Poor Things (2023)

Nominated for eleven Academy Awards including Best Picture, winner of two Golden Globes, and named Best Film at the 2023 Venice Film Festival. She’s like nothing you’ve ever seen. The incredible tale and fantastical evolution of Bella Baxter, a young woman brought back to life by the brilliant and unorthodox scientist Dr. Godwin Baxter. From the mind behind 2015’s The Lobster and 2018’s The Favourite. | Country: United States, Ireland, United Kingdom | Language: English

Nominated for eleven Academy Awards including Best Picture, winner of two Golden Globes, and named Best Film at the 2023 Venice Film Festival. She’s like nothing you’ve ever seen. The incredible tale and fantastical evolution of Bella Baxter, a young woman brought back to life by the brilliant and unorthodox scientist Dr. Godwin Baxter. From the mind behind 2015’s The Lobster and 2018’s The Favourite. | Country: United States, Ireland, United Kingdom | Language: English

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The Boy and the Heron (2023)

Golden Globe winner, Best Motion Picture – Animated. Nominated for Best Animated Feature at the 96th Academy Awards. A young boy named Mahito yearning for his mother ventures into a world shared by the living and the dead. Opening film of the 2023 Toronto Film Festival. | Country: Japan | Language: English; Japanese with English subtitles

Golden Globe winner, Best Motion Picture – Animated. Nominated for Best Animated Feature at the 96th Academy Awards. A young boy named Mahito yearning for his mother ventures into a world shared by the living and the dead. Opening film of the 2023 Toronto Film Festival. | Country: Japan | Language: English; Japanese with English subtitles

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Sometimes I Think About Dying (2024)

Sundance 2023. Fran, who likes to think about dying, makes the new guy at work laugh, which leads to dating and more. Now the only thing standing in their way is Fran herself. | Country: United States | Language: English

Sundance 2023. Fran, who likes to think about dying, makes the new guy at work laugh, which leads to dating and more. Now the only thing standing in their way is Fran herself. | Country: United States | Language: English

  1. 9:00 pm

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