Death’s wheels are driven by the last sinner to die before year’s end in master Swedish director Victor Sjöström’s surrealistic silent film classic, which rides again with a new score composed and performed live by local music icon Jonathan Richman.
Falling snow is not the only reason for the chill in wintertime Paris, as despair mingles with hope for six lonely, loosely connected people searching for love and human connection in French trickster Alain Resnais’s latest beguilement.
What could a German terrorist, an "ex-gay" minister, a bank robber and a martial arts enthusiast possibly have in common? Jessica Yu’s fascinating documentary draws on the tragedies of Euripides to investigate a quartet of disparate men on obsessive quests.
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong and Minor Threat’s Ian McKaye appear in this raucous history of punk rock from the underground scene of the ’80s through the movement’s commercial breakthrough in the early ’90s to the punk-influenced bands of today.
The comfort of middle-class life is rocked to its core in this controversial German thriller. Simon is a well-respected professor. Can is an angry Turkish teenager who torments Simon’s son. When the pacifist professor confronts the vicious street thug, a shocking culture clash ignites. With short Capelito.
As gripping as a thriller or a detective story, this documentary is a sweeping chronicle of how the Nazis looted and destroyed European artworks, and how many of these treasures miraculously survived.
Youth-made shorts include A Conversation Between Two Miserable People in Dr. Tourin's Waiting Room, Dream School, Focus, Technicolor Kiss, The Final Frontier: Explorers or Warriors?, Drive, The Whole World Was Watching, What Makes You Different from Everybody Else, A New Leaf, Streetball and Dessert .
Best pals imagine a glittering future as best-selling novelists but find their friendship threatened when reality sends their careers careening in different directions in Norwegian director Joachim Trier’s witty and poignant first feature that pays homage to French New Wave classics.
Miles Matthew Montalbano’s locally shot DIY portrait of three restless young urbanites grappling with love and rebellion is a sexy, dangerous drama that responds to the Iraqatastrophe with violence and idealism.
A backcountry woodsman heads to Buenos Aires to pray for soccer idol Diego Maradona in this lighthearted road trip through the Argentine countryside and its economic crisis. A clever take on celebrity worship and pseudo-documentaries from the director of Historias Mínimas.