Our Bill Paxton tribute continues with this hilarious double feature. In the satirical THE DARK BACKWARD, he’s an accordion-playing trash collector, and in the John Hughes teen comedy WEIRD SCIENCE, he’s a bullying older brother.
Our EU series continues with a refreshing look at corruption and power from the Czech Republic. Inspired by real-life events in the director’s life, THE TEACHER follows a charismatic, but cunning teacher in a 1980s Bratislava middle school. Program begins with the Polish short “Close Ties.” Discussion after the feature with THE TEACHER director Jan Hřebejk.
Join us for the Los Angeles premiere of TOMORROW AFTER THE WAR, a drama about a man who returns to Luxembourg after WWII only to find his hometown's deep divisions resulted in the murder of his girlfriend and her employer’s German family. Program begins with the Lithuanian short “I’m Not From Here.”