March 2024

Hundreds of Beavers (2023)
4 March 2024 | 19.30

This black-and-white curio follows a 19th-century applejack salesman who must battle a vengeful beaver community gearing up for world domination.

The Man Who Had His Hair Cut Short (1966)
5 March 2024 | 18.30

With his debut, André Delvaux delivered a modernist highlight of Belgian cinema. It centers on a teacher tormented by his infatuation with a student.

Koza (2015) – Ivan Ostrochovský
6 March 2024 | 19.30

They call him Koza, the goat. His best days as a boxer are behind him. But to help his pregnant girlfriend, he decides to return to the ring.

Kaidan: Strange Stories of Japanese Ghosts (2023)
11 March 2024 | 19.30

Manifestations of the spirit world are a recurring motif in Japanese culture, from spooky kabuki to butoh choreography to the J-horror boom and beyond.

Kuroneko (1968) – Kaneto Shindo
11 March 2024 | 21.30

In feudal Japan, a mother and daughter are murdered by marauding samurai, but return as shape-shifting feline spirits to kill every samurai they meet.

Maudite soit la guerre (1914) – Alfred Machin
12 March 2024 | 18.30

Dating back to just before World War I, Maudite soit la guerre is a critique of future tragedies and a warning against the loss of innocence and of humanity.

Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975)
13 March 2024 | 18.30

Three days in the life of a Brussels widow as she goes about her monotonous household chores and has sex with precisely one client each afternoon.

Tampopo (1985) – Jūzō Itami
14 March 2024 | 19.30

In joyfully mingling film genres and paying delicate attention to food as a form of love, director Jûzô Itami unites both cinephiles and foodies.

Kairo (2001) – Kiyoshi Kurosawa
18 Mar 2024 | 19.30

Suicide on a Tokyo college campus is followed by a series of mysterious disappearances in a spine-chilling study of internet-spawned alienation.

Déjà s’envole la fleur maigre (1960) – Paul Meyer
19 Mar 2024 | 18.30

Representative of Belgian social cinema both by its contents and its fate, Déjà s’envole la fleur maigre is undoubtedly Paul Meyer’s crowning achievement.

Podwórka / Rudzienko – Sharon Lockhart
20 Mar 2024 | 19.30

Sharon Lockhart presents two of her short films, evocatively depicting the mundane and theatrical of young people’s lives in Poland.

Between Two Crossings (2018) – Yasser Murtaja
21 Mar 2024 | 20.00

This documentary follows a Palestinian student as she struggles to find a way to leave Gaza and start her studies in the United States.

El Topo (1970) – Alejandro Jodorowsky
25 Mar 2024 | 19.30

As it seeks an alternative to the Hollywood mainstream, El Topo remains the most controversial and violent quasi-Western head trip ever made.

La Captive (2000) – Chantal Akerman
26 Mar 2024 | 18.30

The jealous obsession of a wealthy idler with his indifferent lover. An astonishing, austere adaptation of Proust’s La Prisonnière by Chantal Akerman.

The Dam (2022) – Ali Cherri
27 Mar 2024 | 19.30

Maher works in a traditional brickyard in Sudan. Every evening, he secretly wanders off into the desert to build a mysterious construction made of mud.