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Ran

Directed by Akira Kurosawa

One of the late masterpieces of Japanese master Kurosawa's long and distinguished career, Ran was inspired by Shakespeare's King Lear

Day One

Directed by Henry Hughes

On her first day in Afghanistan, an interpreter for the US Army is forced to deliver the child of an

Black Girl

Directed by Ousmane Sembene

Sembene, the unofficial “father” of African cinema, made his feature film debut with the ravishing Black Girl, a meditation on

Balmoral Hotel

Directed by Wayne Wapeemukwa

The life story of a First Nations sex worker is conveyed via a ragged daytime dance through Vancouver's Downtown Eastside.

Heaven Can Wait

Directed by Ernst Lubitsch

Aging playboy Henry Van Cleve (Don Ameche) dies and dutifully heads directly to hell, where the lobby looks very similar

Fat City

Directed by John Huston

A Hollywood legend of outsized proportions, Huston returned to critical and commercial success with the late-career Fat City, which trades

A Brighter Summer Day

Directed by Edward Yang

A sprawling cast, set against a backdrop of political and social turmoil in early-’60s Taiwan, forms the basis for Yang’s

Irma Vep

Irma Vep

Directed by Olivier Assayas

A twin portrait of both the acclaimed Hong Kong actress Maggie Cheung as well as the French film industry as

River of Fundament

Directed by Matthew Barney

Mature audiences only. Please note that the June 5, Part 1 screening originally scheduled for 2:30pm has been cancelled. Set

Au Hasard Balthazar

Directed by Robert Bresson

By 1966 Robert Bresson could be comfortably grouped into the category of “masters of French cinema,” having already made such

Carmen from Kawachi

Directed by Seijun Suzuki

A 1960s riff on the opera Carmen (including a rock version of its famous aria “Habanero”), this picaresque tale sends

Gate of Flesh

Directed by Seijun Suzuki

Part social realist drama, part sadomasochistic trash opera, Gate of Flesh paints a dog-eat-dog portrait of postwar Tokyo. The film