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Directed by Feng Xiaogang

In 1942, Henan province was devastated by the most tragic famine in modern Chinese history, resulting in the deaths of

Ilo Ilo

Directed by Anthony Chen

Chen’s bittersweet drama about the relationship between a 10-year-old boy named Jiale and his caretaker Teresa in late 1990s Singapore

Wajma (An Afghan Love Story)

Directed by Barmak Akram

It’s snowing in Kabul, and gregarious waiter Mustafa charms a bright, pretty student named Wajma. The pair begins a clandestine

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Chapel of Rest

Directed by Ben Mercer

Two mischievous young brothers attending their grandfather’s wake experience the surreal ceremony of death.

Sullivan’s Travels

Directed by Preston Sturges

Sturges made a career on exquisitely rendered comedies with a strongly humanistic drive—and perhaps nowhere does this alchemical mixture come

César

Directed by Marcel Pagnol

The culminating episode, which can be fully appreciated without seeing the first two parts, continues the story 20 years later.

Wed, Feb 28

Lean on Pete

Directed by Andrew Haigh

Fifteen-year-old Charley Thompson (Charlie Plummer) wants some stability: a home, food on the table, and a high school he can

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

The Tree of Life

Directed by Terrence Malick

In what was only his fifth feature in almost 40 years, the reclusive director Terrence Malick sets the lives of

Menashe

Directed by Joshua Z. Weinstein

Deep in the heart of New York’s ultra-orthodox Hasidic Jewish community, Menashe—a kind, hapless grocery store clerk—struggles to make ends

Angels of Sin

Directed by Robert Bresson

Bresson’s first feature hints at the themes for which his later films would become famous: isolation, suffering, martyrdom, and the

Come to My Voice

Directed by Huseyin Karabey

In a snowy Kurdish mountain village in the east of Turkey, an old woman and her granddaughter are distressed. The