Films


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  • Doutor Gama
    Doutor Gama
    Directed by Jeferson De
    (Brazil, 2021, 80 minutes)
    Brown Auditorium Theater

    In the 19th century, Luís Gama was enslaved as a child and became of the most important abolitionists in Brazilian history.

    Thursday, December 2, 2021
    7 p.m.
  • Laura
    Laura
    Directed by Otto Preminger
    (USA, 1944, 88 minutes)
    Lynn Wyatt Theater

    In this film noir classic, the detective investigating the murder of an advertising executive finds himself falling in love with her. 

    Saturday, December 4, 2021
    7 p.m.
    Sunday, December 5, 2021
    5 p.m.
  • Minari
    Minari
    Directed by Lee Isaac Chung
    (USA, 2020, 115 minutes)
    Brown Auditorium Theater

    In the 1980s, a Korean American family moves to an Arkansas farm in search of their own American Dream.

    Friday, December 10, 2021
    7 p.m.
  • Introduction
    Introduction
    Directed by Hong Sang-soo
    (South Korea, 2021, 66 minutes)
    Brown Auditorium Theater

    An aspiring young actor has a series of encounters that reveal surprising discoveries about his girlfriend and his parents.

    Saturday, December 11, 2021
    3:30 p.m.
  • Aloners
    Aloners
    Directed by Hong Seong-eun
    (South Korea, 2021, 91 minutes)
    Brown Auditorium Theater

    After her neighbor dies alone in his apartment, a solitary young woman living an isolated urban lifestyle reevaluates her life. 

    Saturday, December 11, 2021
    5 p.m.
  • Seobok
    Seobok
    Directed by Lee Yong-ju
    (South Korea, 2021, 114 minutes)
    Brown Auditorium Theater

    In this sci-fi action thriller, a former intelligence agent is tasked with safely transporting a human clone who holds the secret of eternal life.    

    Saturday, December 11, 2021
    7 p.m.
  • Escape from Mogadishu
    Escape from Mogadishu (Mogadisyu)
    Directed by Seung-wan Ryoo
    (South Korea, 2021, 121 minutes)
    Brown Auditorium Theater

    Trapped as civil war rages in Somalia, rival North and South Korean diplomats find that their survival may depend on a perilous escape. 

    Sunday, December 12, 2021
    2 p.m.
  • Spiritwalker
    Spiritwalker
    Directed by Yoon Jae-keun
    (South Korea, 2020, 108 minutes)
    Brown Auditorium Theater

    A man with amnesia discovers that his spirit changes bodies every 12 hours, and that he has the skills of an intelligence operative. 

    Sunday, December 12, 2021
    5 p.m.
  • Black Orpheus
    Black Orpheus (Orfeu negro)
    Directed by Marcel Camus
    (Brazil/France/Italy, 1959, 100 minutes)
    Lynn Wyatt Theater

    One of the best-known Brazilian films around the world, Black Orpheus brings the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice to the exuberance of Carnival in Rio de Janeiro.

    Friday, December 17, 2021
    7 p.m.
    Saturday, December 18, 2021
    7 p.m.
  • Rear Window
    Rear Window
    Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
    (USA, 1954, 112 minutes)
    Lynn Wyatt Theater

    Jimmy Stewart and Grace Kelly star in the Hitchcock classic about a photographer in a wheelchair who becomes convinced one of his neighbors has committed murder. 

    Saturday, December 18, 2021
    2 p.m.
    Sunday, December 19, 2021
    2 p.m.
  • Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy
    Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy (Gûzen to sôzô)
    Directed by Ryûsuke Hamaguchi
    (Japan, 2021, 121 minutes)
    Lynn Wyatt Theater

    This anthology of stories about three women features an unexpected love triangle, a failed seduction trap, and an encounter that results from a misunderstanding.

    Sunday, December 19, 2021
    5 p.m.
    Thursday, December 23, 2021
    2 p.m.
  • Kid Flicks 2021
    Kid Flicks
    Directed by Various Directors
    (Various Countries, 2020, 68 minutes)
    Brown Auditorium Theater

    Bring the little ones to see this year’s roundup of award-winning short films, curated to charm all ages and introduce young viewers to the big-screen experience.

    Thursday, December 23, 2021
    11:30 a.m.
    Thursday, December 30, 2021
    11:30 a.m.
  • British Arrows 2021
    British Arrows
    Directed by Various Directors
    (UK, 2021, 75 minutes)
    Lynn Wyatt Theater

    This year’s selections for the popular compilation of British advertising features award winners from 2020, plus highlights of the “Made in Lockdown” category.

    Thursday, December 23, 2021
    6 p.m.
    Thursday, December 30, 2021
    6 p.m.
  • Drive My Car
    Drive My Car
    Directed by Ryûsuke Hamaguchi
    (Japan, 2021, 179 minutes)
    Lynn Wyatt Theater

    Traveling a path of love, loss, acceptance, and peace, this haunting road movie follows a stage actor whose playwright wife mysteriously disappears. 

    Sunday, December 26, 2021
    2 p.m.
    Thursday, December 30, 2021
    2 p.m.
    Sunday, January 2, 2022
    2 p.m.
  • Labyrinth of Cinema
    Labyrinth of Cinema
    Directed by Nobuhiko Ôbayashi
    (Japan, 2019, 179 minutes)
    Lynn Wyatt Theater

    When lightning strikes at a Japanese movie theater, three young men in the audience are propelled into the action on screen and an epic time-traveling fantasy.

    Friday, December 31, 2021
    1 p.m.
    Saturday, January 1, 2022
    3 p.m.
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