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Fri 19 August: Under the Skin

Fri 19 August: Under the Skin

While Under the Skin purports to ponder mankind as regarded by an objective, alien gaze, the movie is also a documentary portrait of its wildly objectified star. Ms. Johansson is a sacred monster. What makes the movie most uncanny is the knowledge that her sexy vampire is not a man-hungry femme fatale but an implacable, agendered It.
Sat 20 August: Alice in the Cities

Sat 20 August: Alice in the Cities

One of the key films of the New German Cinema, Alice in the Cities marked the emergence of Wim Wenders as one of the most distinctive European filmmakers of the 1970s. It is also widely accepted to be one of the director's most poignant films and the first to be shot partly in the United States.
Sat 20 August: Two-Lane Blacktop

Sat 20 August: Two-Lane Blacktop

At once a visually brilliant art film and an intoxicating road movie, Two-Lane Blacktop is often cited as the last film of the Sixties, a lonely farewell to the free spirit innocence and rebellious naivety of the ultimately defeated counterculture.
Sun 21 August: Wings of Desire

Sun 21 August: Wings of Desire

Wings of Desire posits two sad and sober trench coat-clad angels whose beat is Berlin. Unseen, but not entirely unnoticed, and with a tender gravity, they cradle, comfort, bear witness, relish absurdity, cherish thoughts.
Sun 21 August: Paris, Texas

Sun 21 August: Paris, Texas

The wide-open spaces of the American West turn into “a place for demons, a place for heartbreak,” in Wenders’s magisterial deconstruction of multiple myths: family, masculinity, and even America itself.

Calendar

Fri 19 Aug 8:15pm
Under the Skin
Sat 20 Aug 6:15pm
Alice in the Cities
Sat 20 Aug 8:15pm
Two-Lane Blacktop
Sun 21 Aug 5:40pm
Wings of Desire
Sun 21 Aug 8:00pm
Paris, Texas
Thu 25 Aug 8:15pm
The American Friend
Fri 26 Aug 8:15pm
Klute