Film/Video

What is Cinema?
Aug 22

Academy Award–winning filmmaker Chuck Workman’s documentary tackles the question of its title through over 100 clips and new interviews with visionaries old and new, including Robert Altman, Robert Bresson, Alfred Hitchcock, Ken Jacobs, Abbas Kiarostami, David Lynch, Kelly Reichardt, and more.

2001: A Space Odyssey
Aug 28

Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey returns to the Wex for the third time in glorious 70mm!

Marketa Lazarová
Sept 3

Considered by many to be the greatest Czech film ever made, this dazzling adaptation of a purportedly unfilmable novel by Vladislav Vančura recreates the textures and mentalities of medieval life.

Manakamana
Sept 4

This contemplative documentary closely follows pilgrims and tourists as they ride high above Nepal in a cable car on their way to the Hindu temple of Manakamana to worship the wish-fulfilling goddess Bhagwati.

Emma Dante: Sud Costa Occidentale
Sept 5

Filmmaker Clarissa Cappellani was granted access to playwright and director Emma Dante and her group of talented actors, Compagnia Sud Costa Occidentale; the culmination of Cappellani’s work represents a rare, behind-the-scenes treasure.

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