Past Screening

Gianfranco Rosi Retrospective: Boatman

Directed by Gianfranco Rosi

Intro by Yonca Talu

In his directorial debut, Rosi documents the boat trip he took on the Ganges River with his helmsman, Gopal, capturing a series of small portraits of life on and along the banks of India’s sacred river.

Last available Apr 5 2021

Past Screening

Gianfranco Rosi Retrospective:
Below Sea Level

Directed by Gianfranco Rosi

Intro by Yonca Talu

About 190 miles southeast of Los Angeles and 120 feet below sea level lives a group of flatland squatters who have turned their backs on society, and want to be left alone. Rosi documents their hand-to-mouth existence.

Last available Mar 29 2021

Past Screening

Gianfranco Rosi Retrospective:
El Sicario, Room 164

Directed by Gianfranco Rosi

Intro by writer/filmmaker Yonca Talu

A Mexican hit man obscured by black hood describes his life of murder, abduction, and torture.

Last available Mar 22 2021

Past Screening

Gianfranco Rosi Retrospective:
Sacro GRA

Directed by Gianfranco Rosi

Intro by writer/filmmaker Yonca Talu

A tour of the eight-lane highway surrounding Rome that forms a car trench separating the city from its suburbs and is populated by fascinating eccentrics.

Last available Mar 15 2021

Past Screening

Gianfranco Rosi Retrospective:
Fire at Sea

Directed by Gianfranco Rosi

Fire at Sea juxtaposes the realities of a 12-year-old boy living simply on a remote Mediterranean island with that of the thousands of men, women, and children who risk their lives to make the brutal crossing from Africa.

Last available Mar 8 2021

Past Screening

Gianfranco Rosi Retrospective: Notturno

Directed by Gianfranco Rosi

Filmed over three years on the borders between Iraq, Kurdistan, Syria, and Lebanon, Rosi’s profound and urgent new film—Italy’s official Oscar entry for Best International Feature—captures the everyday life that lies behind the continuing tragedies there.

Last available Mar 1 2021