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Films


Now Playing

  • Writing with Fire
    Writing with Fire
    Directed by Sushmit Ghosh and Rintu Thomas
    (India, 2021, 92 minutes)
    Brown Auditorium Theater

    Journalists from a women-only newspaper in rural India film stories on smartphones and use their YouTube channel to report the truth.

    Friday, January 28, 2022
    7 p.m.
    Saturday, January 29, 2022
    7 p.m.
  • Festival of Films from Iran | Hit the Road
    Hit the Road (Jaddeh Khaki)
    Directed by Panah Panahi
    (Iran, 2021, 92 minutes)
    Brown Auditorium Theater

    A charming, sharp-witted, and deeply moving comic drama about a family of four driving across the countryside.

    Sunday, January 30, 2022
    5 p.m.
  • Drive My Car
    Drive My Car
    Directed by Ryûsuke Hamaguchi
    (Japan, 2021, 179 minutes)
    Brown Auditorium Theater

    One of 2021’s most-awarded films, this immersive road movie about a stage actor/director whose wife dies is full of unexpected revelations.

    Thursday, February 3, 2022
    5 p.m.
    Thursday, February 10, 2022
    5 p.m.
    Sunday, February 13, 2022
    1 p.m.
  • Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song
    Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song
    Directed by Melvin Van Peebles
    (USA, 1971, 97 minutes)
    Lynn Wyatt Theater

    With this audacious action film, Melvin Van Peebles—producer, director, writer, composer, editor, and star—created a milestone in American independent cinema. 

    Friday, February 4, 2022
    7 p.m.
    Sunday, February 6, 2022
    5 p.m.
  • The Story of a Three-Day Pass
    The Story of a Three-Day Pass
    Directed by Melvin Van Peebles
    (France, 1967, 87 minutes)
    Lynn Wyatt Theater

    In the innovative feature debut of filmmaker Melvin Van Peebles, a Black U.S. soldier stationed in France begins a whirlwind romance with a White woman. 

    Saturday, February 5, 2022
    2 p.m.
    Sunday, February 6, 2022
    2 p.m.
  • Flee
    Flee
    Directed by Jonas Poher Rasmussen
    (Denmark/Sweden/Norway/France/USA/Slovenia/Estonia/Spain/Italy/Finland, 2021, 90 minutes)
    Brown Auditorium Theater

    Told mostly through animation, Flee reveals the painful secret of a man who shares his journey as a child refugee from Afghanistan.

    Friday, February 11, 2022
    7 p.m.
    Saturday, February 12, 2022
    7 p.m.
    Sunday, February 13, 2022
    5 p.m.
  • To Catch a Thief
    To Catch a Thief
    Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
    (USA, 1955, 106 minutes)
    Lynn Wyatt Theater

    Grace Kelly and Cary Grant star in Alfred Hitchcock’s lively thriller, set on the sunny French Riviera. 

    Friday, February 18, 2022
    7 p.m.
    Saturday, February 19, 2022
    2 p.m.
  • Truly Texas Mexican
    Truly Texas Mexican
    Directed by Aníbal Capoano
    (Mexico, 2021, 84 minutes)
    Lynn Wyatt Theater

    Food, culture, and history come together in this documentary from chef Adán Medrano.

    Saturday, February 19, 2022
    7 p.m.
    Sunday, February 20, 2022
    2 p.m.

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