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THE TAKING Alexandre O. Philippe, USA, 2021, DCP, 76' The latest film from documentary filmmaker Alexandre O. Philippe (Leap of Faith: William Friedkin on The Exorcist) is a radical examination of Monument Valley’s representation in cinema and advertising since John Ford’s Stagecoach (1939). The Taking scrutinizes how a site located on sovereign Navajo [...]


THE GREAT SILENCE IL GRANDE SILENZIO Sergio Corbucci, Italy/France, 1968, DCP, 105', English subtitles Organized in cooperation with CSC – Cineteca Nazionale, the screening will include the presentation of the film's two alternative endings. Before the screening, Dr Austin Fisher from Bournemouth University (UK), a specialist in Italian Western and its political implications, will present [...]


APACHE DRUMS Hugo Fregonese, USA, 1951, DCP, 76' Images Courtesy of Park Circus/Universal. To become a respectable and appealing, western town Spanish Boot must rid itself of its prostitutes and its notorious gambler and gunslinger Sam. But a band of Apaches is descending upon them and Sam is the only one that can [...]


A LIFE ON THE FARM Oscar Harding, UK/USA, 2022, DCP, 75' When filmmaker Oscar Harding's grandfather passed away in the rural English county of Somerset, his family inherited an extraordinary video tape – a feature-length home movie from neighbour Charles Carson, which can best be described as "Monty Python meets The Texas Chainsaw Massacre". [...]


INEXORABLE Fabrice du Welz, Belgium/France, 2021, DCP, 98', English subtitles Inexorable, the latest creation of the Belgian master of arthouse genre fare Fabrice du Welz is a slow-burning thriller filled to the brim with tension, lies and desires. The premise is simple. There is a well-off family. There is the father, a successful novelist, [...]


H4Z4RD Jonas Govaerts, Belgium, 2022, DCP, 88', English subtitles Screening followed by Q&A with director Jonas Govaerts. With the support of the Government of Flanders. Noah really loves his girlfriend, his daughter and his car, but after accepting a seemingly simple driving job, he finds himself in a race that could result [...]