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A Shock to the System
A Shock to the System

Dir. Jan Egleson
(1990)    88 minutes

A middle-aged advertising executive loses his long-awaited promotion to a younger man.

Moonlighting
Moonlighting

Dir. Jerzy Skolimowski
(1982)    97 minutes

Nowak, a contractor, gathers a group of workmen so they can provide cheap labor for a government official.

Jobriath A.D.
Jobriath A.D.

Dir. Kieran Turner
(2013)    102 minutes

The first openly gay rock star, Jobriath's reign was brief, lasting less than two years and two albums.

Daisies
Daisies

Sedmikrásky
Dir. Vera Chytilová
(1966)    73 minutes

Maybe the New Wave's most anarchic entry, Věra Chytilová's absurdist farce follows the misadventures of two brash young women.

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll a...
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Miss Osbourne

Docteur Jekyll et les femmes
Dir. Walerian Borowczyk
(1981)    90 minutes

It's the engagement party for brilliant young Dr Henry Jekyll and his fiancée. But when people are found raped and murdered outside and ultimately inside the house, it becomes clear that a madman has broken in to disrupt the festivities.

Masculin féminin
Masculin féminin

Dir. Jean-Luc Godard
(1966)    104 minutes

Jean-Luc Godard introduces the world to "the children of Marx and Coca-Cola" through a gang of restless youths engaged in hopeless love affairs with music, revolution and each other.

Chafed Elbows
Chafed Elbows

Dir. Robert Downey Sr.
(1966)    58 minutes

This riot of bad taste was a breakthrough for Robert Downey Sr. follows a shiftless downtown Manhattanite having his "annual November breakdown" as he wanders from one odd job to the next.

Closely Watched Trains
Closely Watched Trains

Ostre sledované vlaky
Dir. Jiří Menzel
(1966)    93 minutes

At a village railway station in occupied Czechoslovakia, a bumbling dispatcher's apprentice longs to liberate himself from his virginity.

Hotel Polski
Hotel Polski

Polish Hotel
Dir. Kama Veymont
(2009)    45 minutes

A mysterious and little known event that occurred in Warsaw during the summer of 1943 that was referred to as the "Hotel Polonia Affair" is the subject of the short documentary from director Kama Veymont.

The Erotic Rites of Frankenstein
The Erotic Rites of Frankenstein

La maldición de Frankenstein
Dir. Jess Franco
(1972)    74 minutes

After the death of Victor Frankenstein, two figures vie for control of his metallic-skinned monster and the radical technology that created him.

The Battle of Algiers
The Battle of Algiers

La battaglia di Algeri
Dir. Gillo Pontecorvo
(1966)    121 minutes

One of the most influential political films in history vividly re-creates a key year in the tumultuous Algerian struggle for independence from the occupying French in the 1950s.

Cure
Cure

Dir. Kiyoshi Kurosawa
(1997)    111 minutes

A different person has confessed to each of the serial killings in which an X has been cut into the throats of the victims, but none of them can explain their motives.

Persona
Persona

Dir. Ingmar Bergman
(1966)    84 minutes

Liv Ullmann plays a stage actor who has inexplicably gone mute; an equally mesmerizing Bibi Andersson is the garrulous young nurse caring for her in a remote island cottage.

The Double Life of Véronique
The Double Life of Véronique

La double vie de Véronique
Dir. Krzysztof Kieslowski
(1991)    98 minutes

Weronika is a Polish choir soprano. Her double, Véronique, is a French music teacher. Though unknown to each other, the two women share an enigmatic bond.

Au hasard Balthazar
Au hasard Balthazar

Dir. Robert Bresson
(1966)    95 minutes

A profound masterpiece follows the donkey Balthazar as he is passed from owner to owner, some kind and some cruel but all with motivations beyond his understanding.

Into the Cold
Into the Cold

Dir. Sebastian Copeland
(2011)    87 minutes

For over two months in 2009, two men embarked on a dramatic expedition traveling over four hundred miles on foot to the top of the world.

Phantasmagoria of the Interior
Phantasmagoria of the Interior

Dir. Cristina Álvarez López, Adrian Martin
(2015)    15 minutes

An audiovisual essay devoted to Walerian Borowczyk's film THE STRANGE CASE OF DR. JEKYLL AND MISS OSBOURNE.

Emporte-moi
Emporte-moi

Set Me Free
Dir. Léa Pool
(1999)    95 minutes

A tale of rebellion and discovery in the early 1960s, all carried out under the spell of that era's cinema, which lures the thirteen-year-old protagonist to try and emulate the prostitute protagonist of the latter movie.

Violence at Noon
Violence at Noon

Hakuchû no tôrima
Dir. Nagisa Ôshima
(1966)    99 minutes

The film concerns the odd circumstances surrounding a horrific murder and rape spree. In a twist, it is as much about the two women who protect the violent man (his wife and a former victim) as it is about him.

Ratcatcher
Ratcatcher

Dir. Lynne Ramsay
(1999)    94 minutes

In her breathtaking and assured debut feature, Lynne Ramsay explores the experiences of a poor adolescent boy as he struggles to reconcile his dreams and his guilt with the abjection that surrounds him.