Program January / February 2024

(January 11 to February 29, 2024)

January 11 to February 29, 2024

Liliana Cavani / Marco Bellocchio

This year, our traditional kick off with Italian cinema is a dual retrospective devoted to Liliana Cavani (born in 1933) and Marco Bellocchio (born in 1939). The series connects directly to last year's honoring the 100th anniversary of the birth of Pier Paolo Pasolini (and some of his contemporaries): Bellocchio and Cavani represent the next generation of filmmakers from Emilia-Romagna who gained worldwide attention in the 1960s and 1970s by taking (like Pasolini) their own path between auteurist and mainstream cinema. "Our interest was in a new cinema that dealt with the problems of our times. We were interested in the psychology of politics," Cavani would later say, summarizing a few of their commonalities. [...]
January 15 to February 29, 2024

Collection on Screen

Alexandre Desplat

Alexandre Desplat has written scores for over 170 films. Thanks to his ambitious and subtle compositions, he is in high demand for countless film projects. We have chosen three titles from our collection that prove Desplat's almost magical skill as a composer to fit into different directing styles (and strengthen them). [...]
January 20 and February 25, 2024

Cinema for Little Ones

Who's Twittering Over There?

Cinema for Little Ones brings film programs, moderated by a film educator, to children ages 3 and up and their families. This time with small listening assignments. [...]
Each Tuesday

What Is Film

Program 29–42

Peter Kubelka's cycle What Is Film was created in 1996 on the occasion of the centenary of cinema. [...]

Past Events

January 18, 2024

Helga Fanderl

Constellations

With an analogue Super 8 camera, Helga Fanderl gives her full attention to people, friendships, animals, works of architecture and social interactions, transforming these encounters into a deeply cinematic form. [...]
January 19 to 24, 2024

Karin Berger

Retrospective and Carte Blanche

Karin Berger is one of Austria's most important documentary filmmakers. We are pleased to present six programs in Karin Berger's presence that highlight the breadth of her work. [...]
January 28, 2024

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

To mark this year's International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust, we will show Claude Lanzmann's 2001 masterpiece Sobibór, 14 octobre 1943, 16 heures (Sobibor, October 14, 1943, 4 p.m.). [...]
January 31, 2024

The Amos Vogel Atlas – Chapter 16

Text/Image

Although the written word may seem like the antithesis to film images, text has always been an important cinematic element. In two programs, we present a historically-framed selection of these "text films." [...]
February 11, 2024

Collection on Screen

Michael Pilz – Part 3

In small steps and as part of our monthly series Collection of Screen, we continue to explore Michael Pilz' epic work. This time with Indian Diary – Days at Sree Sankara. [...]