Special screenings

A permanent history of women directors in the cinema: Germaine Dulac
After Alice Guy in 2012, we honor Germaine Dulac (1882-1942), radical feminist, who was at the origin of the French cinema revival and the cinematograph avant-garde.

Heart of an Actress  by Germaine Dulac (Ame d’artiste, 1925, 1:40)
An actress is loved by a lord and a poet. A radical feminist, dreaming of the cinema as a delicate art, Germaine Dulac, one of the first women filmmakers, contributed to the revival of French cinema.
Institut Lumière theater 2 Sat. 4:45pm

The Beginning of Chaplin

The Immigrant, The Cure,The Pawn Shop,The Adventurer  by Charles Chaplin (1916-1917,1:42)
Chaplin plays a young alcoholic European immigrant arriving in New York at a peaceful resort
spa; an employee in a thrift store; a prison escapee who saves a mother and daughter from drowning. Chaplin created the character of the Tramp for films with a fast-paced and irresistible humor. To see with the family!
Pathé Bellecour Thu. 1:30pm | Saint-Genis-Laval Sat. 8:30pm | Institut Lumière Theater 2 Sun. 2:30pm

• Dominique Sanda
Read "Dominique Sanda, la Garbo française" (French).

A Room in Town  by Jacques Demy (Une chambre en ville, 1982, 1:28)
Nantes, 1955, a shipyard strike. Love (doomed from the start) between a worker (Richard Berry) and a bourgeois lady (Dominique Sanda). The darker side of singing films by Jacques Demy.
Comœdia Tue. 11am

A Gentle Woman
  by Robert Bresson (Une femme douce, 1969, 1:28)
Seeing the corpse of his wife who has just committed suicide, a man remembers their past together, while trying to understand the reasons she took her life. One of the finest films by Bresson, with the haunting Dominique Sanda.
Pathé Cordeliers Tue. 2:45pm | Institut Lumière Wed. 11:30am | Pathé Cordeliers Sat. 11am

Invitation to Tim Roth
Tim Roth is back! He will join Quentin Tarantino (Roth acted in his Reservoir Dogs and Pulp Fiction) to present the only film he has directed, The War Zone.

The War Zone  by Tim Roth (1999, 1:39)
Tom and his family leave London to live in the country. Nothing can prepare him for the terrible secret that binds his father and his sister. The only film directed by Tim Roth, the film contains uncompromising violence.
Institut Lumière Thu. 7:45pm

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