Spring / Summer 2020 Films

Monos (2019)

February 11

Directed by: Alejandro Landes

High on a mountain in South America, eight teenage guerrillas guard a woman hostage and, […]

The Ritual (2017)

April 14

Directed by: David Bruckner

When a group of friends with unresolved past issues reunites for a hiking trip in […]

Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)

April 21

Directed by: Celine Sciamma

Celine Sciamma’s (Girlhood, Water Lilies)  exquisite period drama explores the female gaze in 18th century […]

My Life as a Courgette (2016)

April 28

Directed by: Claude Barras. Screenplay by Céline Sciamma

A neglected 9-year-old boy lands in a rural orphanage, where he finds that everyone has […]

So Long, My Son (2019)

May 5

Directed by: Wang Xiaoshuai

This epic multi-generational drama, spanning the 1980s to the present day, plays out against a […]

Get Carter (1971)

May 12

Directed by: Mike Hodges

Based a real-life turf war in County Durham, this low-budget crime thriller has become a […]

The Lunchbox (2013)

May 19

Directed by: Ritesh Batra

Filmed on location in the bustle of Mumbai, this romantic comedy stars Irrfan Khan (Slumdog […]

For Sama (2019)

May 26

Directed by: Waad al-Kateab and Edward Watts

Waad al-Kateab started filming as a ”citizen journalist” for Channel 4 News and won awards […]

Philadelphia (1933)

June 6

Directed by: Jonathan Demme

When a lawyer (Tom Hanks) is fired for being HIV positive (and implicitly for being […]

I Vitelloni (1953)

June 9

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Fellini’s first international hit is a half-affectionate, half-acerbic satire about a group of male friends […]

Drive (2011)

June 16

Directed by: Nicolas Winding Refn

Danish-born director Winding Refn (“Bronson,” “Valhalla Rising,” the “Pusher” trilogy)  assembled an international cast for […]

Woman at War (2018)

June 23

Directed by: Benedikt Erlingsson

Enchanting, funny eco-thriller from director Benedikt Erlingsson (WFC favourite Of Horses and Men, Naglinn). Choir […]

Love Affair (1939)

June 30

Directed by: Leo McCarey

A philanderer and a society girl, both otherwise committed, meet on a transatlantic ocean liner. […]