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PIFF 41: Masters

  • February 16, 2018 – March 1, 2018

A Gentle Creature

Directed by Sergey Loznitsa

Inspired by the Dostoevsky short story, A Gentle Creature follows a stoic Russian woman trying to get a care package

Claire’s Camera

Directed by Hong Sang-soo

One of three films by Hong Sang-soo in this year’s festival, Claire’s Camera was shot during the Cannes Film Festival

Jeannette, The Childhood of Joan of Arc

Directed by Bruno Dumont

France, 1425. In the midst of the Hundred Years’ War, 8-year-old Jeannette looks after her sheep in the small village

Let the Sun Shine In

Directed by Claire Denis

Living alone in Paris, Isabelle (Juliette Binoche), a divorced artist in her 50s, hopes that romantic hope springs eternal. But

Lover for a Day

Directed by Philippe Garrel

Crashing at her philosophy professor father’s apartment in the wake of a painful break-up, 23-year-old Jeanne discovers that he has

On Body and Soul

Directed by Ildikó Enyedi

Unfolding in a slaughterhouse in Budapest, Ildikó Enyedi’s eccentric and beautiful love story strikingly mixes realism and dreams. The introverted

On the Beach at Night Alone

Directed by Hong Sang-soo

“Hong Sang-soo’s movies have always invited autobiographical readings, and this is perhaps his most achingly personal film yet, a steel-nerved,

Our Time Will Come

Directed by Ann Hui

Inspired by the exploits of the Hong Kong resistance during World War II, Our Time Will Come tells the story

Spoor

Directed by Agnieszka Holland

Drawing inspiration from local fairy tales, Spoor dissects political corruption and environmental activism in a small Polish town. Janina is

The Day After

Directed by Hong Sang-soo

Once again plumbing affairs of the heart and the foibles of weak, confused men with his sly humor, Hong Sang-Soo’s

The House By The Sea

Directed by Robert Guédiguian

In a little cove near Marseille, Angèle, Joseph, and Armand return to their elderly father’s picturesque villa. Angèle is an

The Third Murder

Directed by Hirokazu Kore-Eda

This moving story of a man struggling to find the truth while questioning his own faith in the law is

Youth

Directed by Feng Xiaogang

Starting out in the 1970s, Feng Xiaogang’s film chronicles the joys and travails of a provincial military-arts troupe, People’s Liberation

Zama

Directed by Lucrecia Martel

“Martel ventures into the realm of historical fiction and makes the genre entirely her own in this adaptation of Antonio