Caroline Wiess Law Building Films Week of Tuesday, November 29, 2022-Monday, December 5, 2022


Artemisia Gentileschi & Kehinde Wiley, Judith and Holofernes
Portrait of Courage: Gentileschi, Wiley, and the Story of Judith Through April 16, 2023

Created 400 years apart, two paintings of the same subject by Artemisia Gentileschi and Kehinde Wiley raise contemporary issues through a historical lens, revealing shared narratives and ideas across …

27 Jan Fri / 2023

28 Jan Sat / 2023

  • The Runner Movie Poster
    The Runner (Davandeh)
    3 p.m.—5 p.m.

    Often lauded as the first movie to emerge from postrevolutionary Iran—and for having one of the best child performances of all time—Amir Naderi’s masterpiece is presented in a digital restoration.

  • Holy Spider Movie Poster
    Holy Spider
    7 p.m.—9 p.m.

    Zar Amir-Ebrahimi won Best Actress at Cannes for her role as a journalist suffering the indignities of being a single, working woman in the holy city of Mashhad, where she arrives to investigate the serial killings of sex workers by the Spider Killer. Recommended for mature audiences

29 Jan Sun / 2023

  • Destiny | film poster
    Destiny
    2 p.m.—4 p.m.

    This warm and intimate observational documentary captures a young woman caught between traditional gender roles and her desire for self-determination, volleyball, and Instagram.