Winner of Cannes Best Director in 2022, Park Chan-wook (Oldboy, The Handmaiden) returns with a seductive romantic thriller that takes his renowned stylistic flair to dizzying new heights. When detective Hae-joon (Park Hae-il) arrives at a murder scene, he begins to suspect the dead man’s wife Seo-rae (Tang Wei) may know more than she initially lets on. But as he digs deeper into the investigation, Hae-joon finds himself trapped in a web of deception and desire, proving that the darkest mysteries lurk inside the human heart.
“Brainwashed: Sex-Camera-Power” investigates the politics of cinematic shot design, and how this meta-level of filmmaking intersects with the twin epidemics of sexual abuse/assault and employment discrimination against women, with over 175 movie clips from 1896-2020.
From acclaimed filmmaker Claire Denis (Beau Travail, Let The Sunshine In) comes Stars at Noon. A young American journalist stranded in present-day Nicaragua (Margaret Qualley) falls for an enigmatic Englishman (Joe Alwyn) who seems like her best chance of escape. She soon realizes, though, that he may be in even greater danger than she is. Opens Oct 14.
Thursday, Oct. 6, 6pm | CCA and IAIA come together for an evening of rarely seen, recently digitized video clips from the Native American Video Tape Archive (NAVTA).
Saturday, Oct. 8, 1pm | Join us for a curator exhibition tour of Self-Determined, featuring an artist spotlight with Ian Kuali’i, led by curators Danyelle Means (Oglala Lakota) and Kiersten Fellrath.
Monday, Oct. 10, 4pm | Experience the livestream performance that is a cathartic destruction and literal shattering of the racist stereotypes that have, for centuries, violated the rights, sacrality and complexities of Indigenous cultural identity.
Director John Fasano presents this HEAVY METAL HORROR film, which follows the eponymous band’s three night run in a sleepy town in middle America. Playing on the “Satanic Panic” of the ’80s, when parents were convinced hidden messages in records were driving their teens to commit evil acts, the teens of Mill Basin start to turn against their parents and it’s up to mild-mannered high school teacher Matthew to put a stop to Black Roses’ devilish plot. 6:30 pm, Oct 13.