Recent releases

À bientôt, j'espère

Directed by Chris Marker | Written by Chris Marker
Workers at a textile factory in pre-May '68 France are on strike , not just for more money, but for a different way of life. READ MORE

Level Five

Directed by Chris Marker | Written by Chris Marker
Developing a video game about the Battle of Okinawa, a programmer becomes increasingly drawn into her work and haunted by her past in this provocative, retro-futuristic essay reflecting on the traumas of World War II and early internet culture. READ MORE

Class of Struggle

Directed by Chris Marker | Written by Chris Marker
Workers at the Yema Watch Factory in Besançon depict their own labor struggles in this collective production initiated by Chris Marker. READ MORE

To Be and to Have

Directed by Nicolas Philibert | Written by Nicolas Philibert
This documentary offers an in-depth look at a small school in rural France where one man, Georges Lopez, has been doing the job of a small teaching staff for 20 years, teaching generations of bright and capable children on his own. READ MORE

The Last of the Unjust

Directed by Claude Lanzmann | Written by Claude Lanzmann
Claude Lanzmann tells the story of the Theresienstadt camp (located in what is now the Czech Republic), where tens of thousands died and many more were held before being sent to their deaths at Auschwitz and other camps. READ MORE

Queen Margot

Directed by Patrice Chéreau | Written by: Danièle Thompson, Patrice Chéreau, after the Alexandre Dumas novel
France, 1572, King Charles IX concludes a marriage of state between his sister, Margot, and King Henry of Navarre. the Queen is already plotting the St. Bartholomew’s Day Massacre, and that’s just the beginning of the head-snapping side switches, non-stop scheming, sometimes accidental poisoning, double beheadings, and frenzied couplings. READ MORE

Modern Life

Directed by Raymond Depardon | Written by Raymond Depardon
The Cévennes region in southern France is a region of hilly passes, lonely farms and lonelier farmers. There we are introduced to aged bachelor brothers Marcel and Raymond Privat, whose old-fashioned shepherding methods and primitive farming techniques lead them into contention with their younger nephew and his 'outsider' wife from Calais. READ MORE

On My Way

Directed by Emmanuelle Bercot | Written by Emmanuelle Bercot
When a woman in her sixties is suddenly abandoned by her lover and left in charge of a failing family business, she goes for a drive to clear her head but ends up on a road trip in search of something better. READ MORE

Möbius

Directed by Eric Rochant | Written by: Eric Rochant
A Russian intelligence agent is sent to Monaco to monitor a finiancial tycoon suspected of fraudulant accounting. He recruits Alice, a financial wiz and a stunning beauty, as a mole in the tycoon's empire. READ MORE

LE WEEK-END

Directed by Roger Michell | Written by Hanif Kureishi
During a two-day escapade, diffident, wistful Nick and demanding, take-charge Meg careen from harmony to disharmony to resignation and back again as they take stock of half a lifetime of deep tenderness -- and even deeper regret. READ MORE

OSS 117: Lost in Rio

Directed by Michel Hazanavicius | Written by Jean-François Halin and Michel Hazanavicius
OSS 117, is the French spy considered by his superiors to be the best in the business. READ MORE

Blood Ties

Directed by Guillaume Canet | Written by Guillaume Canet and James Gray
Fifty year-old Chris has just been released on good behavior after several years in prison following a gangland murder. Waiting for him reluctantly outside the prison gates is his younger brother, Frank, a cop with a bright future. READ MORE

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