Caroline Wiess Law Building Films Week of Friday, January 5, 2024-Thursday, January 11, 2024


Henri Matisse, Open Window, Collioure, 1905, oil on canvas
Vertigo of Color: Matisse, Derain, and the Origins of Fauvism Through May 27, 2024

A creative partnership between Henri Matisse and André Derain in 1905 changed the course of French painting. This exhibition showcases the legacy of that collaboration through paintings, drawings, and …

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.