In Wes Anderson’s beloved, tonally distinctive debut comedy, three aimless Texas friends aspire to a life of crime and outlaw notoriety, elaborately scheming up low-level burglaries that ride the line between fantasy role-play and real-world consequences.
Cinematic mischief maker Ruben Östlund liberally applies his customary playfulness to the wide canvas of his wildly ambitious, frequently hilarious latest film, which won the Swedish director his second Palme d’Or at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. Screens October 3.
On October 4, Claire Denis appears in person with her Cannes-awarded latest film, a contemporary thriller suffused with political intrigue and languid eroticism, moving entirely to the tactile rhythms of its actors.
From writer-producer-director Todd Field comes a searing examination of power and its impact and durability in today’s society. Followed by Q&A with Cate Blanchett and Todd Field, moderated by Laurie Anderson.