Now Playing

  • El Norte
    El Norte
    Directed by Gregory Nava
    (Mexico/USA/UK, 1983, 141 minutes)
    Brown Auditorium Theater

    A brother and sister flee Guatemala on a perilous journey to the United States after their family is killed in a government massacre. Directed by Gregory Nava (Selena).

    Sunday, October 2, 2022
    2 p.m.
  • Hold Me Tight
    Hold Me Tight (Serre-moi fort)
    Directed by Mathieu Amalric
    (France, 2021, 97 minutes)
    Brown Auditorium Theater

    A moving, unpredictable drama about woman on the run from her family, Hold Me Tight keeps you guessing until the final moments.

    Friday, October 7, 2022
    7 p.m.
    Saturday, October 8, 2022
    7 p.m.
  • One Way or Another
    One Way or Another (De cierta manera)
    Directed by Sara Gómez
    (Cuba, 1977, 78 minutes)
    Brown Auditorium Theater

    The rocky romance between a teacher and a factory worker plays out against the backdrop of race, gender, and class in Fidel Castro’s Cuba. 

    Sunday, October 9, 2022
    5 p.m.
    Sunday, October 16, 2022
    5 p.m.
  • My Imaginary Country
    My Imaginary Country (Mi país imaginario)
    Directed by Patricio Guzmán
    (Chile, 2022, 83 minutes)
    Lynn Wyatt Theater

    This powerful and inspirational new film chronicles the 2019 revolution that exploded without warning in the streets of Santiago, Chile.

    Friday, October 14, 2022
    7 p.m.
    Saturday, October 15, 2022
    7 p.m.
  • Black Power Mixtape 1967–1975
    The Black Power Mixtape: 1967–1975
    Directed by Göran Olsson
    (USA, 2011, 100 minutes)
    October 20: Brown Auditorium Theater | October 22 & 27: Lynn Wyatt Theater

    Interviews with Stokely Carmichael, Eldridge Cleaver, Angela Davis, Bobby Seale, and other leaders of the Black Power movement highlight a mosaic of images and music from the late 1960s and early 1970s.

    Thursday, October 20, 2022
    2 p.m.
    Saturday, October 22, 2022
    2 p.m.
    Thursday, October 27, 2022
    2 p.m.
  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
    Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (Wo hu cang long)
    Directed by Ang Lee
    (Taiwan/Hong Kong/USA/China, 2000, 120 minutes)
    Brown Auditorium Theater

    When a warrior’s sword is stolen in 19th-century China, the search leads to intrigue, romance, and a mystery man.

    Friday, October 21, 2022
    7 p.m.
  • A Touch of Zen
    A Touch of Zen (Xia nü)
    Directed by King Hu
    (Taiwan/Hong Kong, 1971, 180 minutes)
    Brown Auditorium Theater

    A fugitive noblewoman at risk of being executed escapes into the wilderness and is joined by a band of Buddhist monks surprisingly skilled in the art of battle.

    Sunday, October 23, 2022
    2 p.m.
  • Three Colors: Blue
    Three Colors: Blue (Trois couleurs: Bleu)
    Directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski
    (France/Poland/Switzerland, 1993, 94 minutes)
    Brown Auditorium Theater

    Bluethe first film of Krzysztof Kieślowski’s Three Colors trilogy—follows a woman (Juliette Binoche) devastated by the tragic death of her husband and young daughter.

    Friday, October 28, 2022
    7 p.m.
  • Three Colors: White
    Three Colors: White (Trois couleurs: Blanc)
    Directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski
    (Switzerland/France/Poland, 1994, 92 minutes)
    Brown Auditorium Theater

    Whitethe second film of Krzysztof Kieślowski’s Three Colors trilogy—chronicles the elaborate revenge plot of an immigrant (Zbigniew Zamachowski) in Paris framed for arson by his wife (Julie Delpy).

    Saturday, October 29, 2022
    7 p.m.
  • Three Colors: Red
    Three Colors: Red (Trois couleurs: Rouge)
    Directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski
    (Switzerland/France/Poland, 1994, 99 minutes)
    Brown Auditorium Theater

    Red—the final film of Krzysztof Kieślowski’s Three Colors trilogy—recounts the story of a runway model (Irène Jacob) in Geneva whose life dramatically intersects with that of a bitter retired judge (Jean-Louis Trintignant).

    Sunday, October 30, 2022
    5 p.m.
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