Past Screening

The Trial

Directed by Orson Welles

Part of ”Welles Mondays”

A powerful metaphor for the excesses of communism, homophobia, the studio system, and the modern surveillance state, Welles’s Kafka adaptation, starring Anthony Perkins, Jeanne Moreau, Romy Schneider, and Welles, is required viewing.

Last available May 16 2021

Past Screening

Death Watch

Directed by Bertrand Tavernier

In the late, great Betrand Tavernier’s human drama and futuristic cautionary tale, Roddy (Harvey Keitel), who, after having a camera implanted into his brain, is hired by a TV series to secretly record the terminally ill Katherine (Romy Schneider).

Last available Apr 15 2021

Past Screening

Henri-Georges Clouzot’s Inferno

Directed by Serge Bromberg & Ruxandra Medrea

Part of ”Leader Ladies”; Intro by the Chicago Film Society’s Kyle Westphal

A doc that reconstructs Clouzot’s unfinished film; the fragments play like very expensive lab test strips, with Romy Schneider a regal leader lady.

Last available May 22 2021