Caroline Wiess Law Building Films Week of Friday, December 1, 2023-Thursday, December 7, 2023


Tschabalala Self, Sprewell, 2020, fabric, thread, painted canvas, silk, jeans, painted newsprint, stamp, photographic transfer on paper, and acrylic on canvas
Multiplicity: Blackness in Contemporary American Collage Through May 12, 2024

The first major museum exhibition on this subject, Multiplicity explores the breadth and complexity of Black identity and experiences in the United States through collage and collage-informed works.

25 Apr Thu / 2024

26 Apr Fri / 2024

  • The Punishment
    The Punishment (El castigo)
    7 p.m.—8:45 p.m.

    After leaving their son alone in the woods for a few minutes as a punishment for misbehaving during a family drive, Ana and Mateo embark on a desperate search to find him. This award-winning psychological drama about parenthood and marriage marks the eighth film by pioneering director of Chilean independent cinema Matías Bize.

  • Totem
    Tótem
    9:15 p.m.—11 p.m.

    One of the best-reviewed Mexican films in recent times, the Gotham and Independent Spirit Awards–nominated Tótem centers on seven-year-old Sol, who is swept up in a whirlwind of preparations for her father’s birthday party, organized by her mother, aunts, and other relatives. 

27 Apr Sat / 2024

  • The Echo
    The Echo (El eco)
    1 p.m.—2:45 p.m.

    Winner of the Best Documentary Award at the Berlin, Chicago, and Morelia film festivals, the latest work by Mexican-Salvadoran Tatiana Huezo is an epic, intimate, and lyrical portrayal of life set in a small rural mountain village.

  • Puan
    Puan
    3:30 p.m.—5:30 p.m.

    In this witty and incisive comedy starring Marcelo Subiotto and Leonardo Sbaraglia, a professor finds himself on the cusp of being named head of the philosophy department at the Public University of Buenos Aires, following the death of his esteemed mentor.

  • The Last Ones
    The Last Ones (Los últimos)
    6 p.m.—7:30 p.m.

    The assured debut feature by Sebastián Peña Escobar is an unexpected buddy comedy and road movie presented in the form of a documentary. The Last Ones follows three skeptical ecologists on their journey to Paraguay’s last virgin forests, engaging in passionate debates about the future of our species.