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English Language Films: Meets  monthly for an impressive line-up of box-office hits and crowd-pleasers.

Foreign Language Films: Meets monthly to present other cultures, other stories, all proving we are more alike than we are different. All films have English subtitles.

Documentary Films:  Meets monthly to present “the real world” past and present through the lens of prize-winning documentarians.

Special Screenings: Occasional screenings in association with holidays and other special occasions.

Upcoming Events

Past Features

English Language Films

2021

Due to the pandemic Paul Lim delivered the following programs via his personal Zoom account

Vincente Minnelli’s Home from the Hill

2020

The Pied Piper

Moonlight

Due to the pandemic Paul Lim delivered the following programs via his personal Zoom account

Mervyn LeRoy’s Quo Vadis

Ernst Lubitsch’s Heaven Can Wait

Otto Preminger’s Bonjour Tristesse

Nicholas Meyer’s The Day After

Hugh Hudson’s Chariots of Fire

John Frankenheimer’s The Manchurian Candidate

Cole Porter’s Can-Can

Walt Disney’s Old Yeller

2019

  • The Bucket List
  • The Flying Dutchman
  • The Magnificent Seven
  • The Learning Tree
  • Imitation of Life
  • All That Heaven Allows
  • Pillow Talk
  • Compulsion
  • Hidden Figures
  • Running Brave
  • Shanghai Express
  • The Savage Innocents

2018

  • It’s a Wonderful Life
  • White Dog
  • The Hunt for Red October
  • The Yellow Rolls-Royce
  • Breaking Away
  • Atlantic City
  • Birdman of Alcatraz
  • Elmer Gantry
  • Zero Dark Thirty
  • Repulsion
  • Grumpy Old Men
  • Grumpier Old Men

2017

  • Brian’s Song
  • Two for the Road
  • The Greatest Show on Earth
  • Singin’ in the Rain
  • Being There
  • The Railway Man
  • You’ve Got Mail
  • Shane
  • The Shooting Party
  • The Innocents
  • When Harry Met Sally
  • Out of Africa

2016

  • The Pink Panther
  • Lost Battalion
  • 12 O’Clock High
  • Apollo 13
  • Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
  • The Return of the Pink Panther
  • The Wizard of Oz
  • Strictly Ballroom
  • Doc Hollywood
  • The Blind Side
  • Charlie Wilson’s War
  • A Christmas Story

2015

  • Erin Brockovich
  • Steel Magnolias
  • Mister Holland’s Opus
  • American Beauty
  • The Graduate
  • Rain Man
  • Confederate States of America (CSA)
  • Ride with the Devil
  • In Her Shoes
  • Picnic
  • Splendor in the Grass
  • Home Alone

Foreign Language Films

2021

Due to the pandemic Paul Lim delivered the following programs via his personal Zoom account

Pier Paolo Pasolini’s Oedipus Rex

2020

The Seventh Seal

Manilla in the Claws of Light

The Emigrants

Due to the pandemic Paul Lim delivered the following programs via his personal Zoom account

Vittorio De Sica’s Shoeshine

Federico Fellini’s La Dolce Vita

Jean Cocteau’s Orpheus

Jean-Luc Godard’s Breathless

Alain Resnais’ Hiroshima Mon Amour

Ingmar Bergman’s Summer with Monika

Oliver Hirschbiegel’s Downfall

Jean Renoir’s French Cancan (with special guest Lawrence-to-Broadway actor Dylan Paul Hilpman)

Bong Joon-Ho’s Okja

2019

  • The Bad Sleep Well (Japan)
  • High and Low (Japan)
  • Seven Samurai (Japan)
  • Death in Venice (Italy)
  • The Merchant of Four Seasons (Germany)
  • Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (Germany)
  • The Marriage of Maria Braun (Germany)
  • The Trial (France)
  • Mephisto (Germany)
  • Let the Right One In (Sweden)
  • * Chinese double-bill: Broken Blossoms and The Toll of the Sea (silent films, USA)
  • Force Majeure (Sweden)

2018

  • Purple Noon (France)
  • Rocco and His Brothers (Italy)
  • Leviathan (Russia)
  • Mr. Klein (France)
  • The Band’s Visit (Egypt/Israel)
  • The Leopard (Italy)
  • Shall We Dance? (Japan)
  • Smiles of a Summer Night (Sweden)
  • Tristana (Mexico)
  • The Tenant (France)
  • Indochine (France)
  • A Christmas Tale (France)

2017

  • The Bridge (Germany)
  • The Lunchbox (India)
  • The 400 Blows (France)
  • Eat Drink Man Woman (Taiwan)
  • Forbidden Games (France)
  • Like Water for Chocolate (Mexico)
  • Cinema Paradiso (Italy)
  • Tampopo (Japan)
  • Fanny & Alexander (Sweden)
  • The Exterminating Angel (Spain)
  • Au Hasard Balthazar (France)
  • Babette’s Feast (France)

2016

  • The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (France)
  • The House of Flying Daggers (China)
  • Teorema (Italy)
  • Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears (Soviet Union)
  • Wings of Desire (Germany)
  • La Nuit de Varennes (France)
  • The Music Room (India)
  • Umberto D. (Italy)
  • Wild Strawberries (Sweden)
  • Diabolique (France)
  • Santa Sangre (Chile)
  • Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence (Japan)

2015

  • Sundays and Cybele (Greece)
  • The Conformist (Italy)
  • Knife in the Water (Poland)
  • Y Tu Mama Tambien (Mexico)
  • The Tin Drum (Germany)
  • The Wedding Banquet (Taiwan)
  • The Sheep Has Five Legs (France)
  • Never on Sunday (Greece)
  • The Burmese Harp (Japan)
  • My Life as a Dog (Sweden)
  • The Russian Ark (Russia)
  • Joyeux Noel (France, Germany, England)

2014

  • A Man and a Woman (France)
  • Rashomon (Japan)
  • La Strada (Italy)
  • All About My Mother (Spain)
  • Closely Watched Trains (Czechoslovakia)
  • Z (Greece)
  • The Lives of Others (Germany)
  • The Hairdresser’s Husband (France)
  • Autumn Sonata (Sweden)
  • The Official Story (Argentina)
  • Black Orpheus (Brazil)

Documentary Films

2021

Due to the pandemic Paul Lim delivered the following programs via his personal Zoom account

Talal Derki’s Of Fathers and Sons

2020

The Cats of Mirikitani

Life in the Doghouse

Thrilla in Manilla

Cinema’s Exiles: From Hitler to Hollywood (at the Adams Alumni Center)

Due to the pandemic Paul Lim delivered the following programs via his personal Zoom account

Federico Fellini’s Roma

Kon Ichikawa’s Tokyo Olympiad

To Be of Service:  Veterans with PTSD and Their Service Dogs

White Light, Black Rain:  The destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Bruce Brown’s Endless Summer

Oliver Stone’s Putin Interviews (Parts 3 & 4)

Forbidden City USA: Inside San Francisco’s Chinatown, and Behind the Burly Q

Werner Herzog’s Grizzly Man

2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • For All Mankind (USA)
  • When the Levees Broke (USA)
  • Triumph of the Will (Germany)
  • Food, Inc. and The Biggest Little Farm (USA)
  • Nanook of the North and Nanook Revisited (USA)

Special Screenings

2021

Due to the pandemic Paul Lim delivered the following programs via his personal Zoom account

 

Paul’s Pick (5th Friday)

De Sica’s Bicycle Thieves

2020

Due to the pandemic Paul Lim delivered the following programs via his personal Zoom account

Pre-Election Specials
The Last 4 Days of Mussolini (with Rod Steiger)
Franco Zeffirelli’s Tea with Mussolini
Shakespeare’s Richard III (with Ian McKellen)
Thanksgiving Special
Luis Bunuel’s The Exterminating Angel

Halloween Special

The Fly (1958 version, with Vincent Price)

Christmas Eve Special

Christmas in Yellowstone:  Winter in America’s National Park, and Sir Frederick Ashton’s ballet adaptation of The Tales of Beatrix Potter
Paul’s Pick (if there is a fifth Friday in the month)
Haskell Wexler’s Medium Cool
Charlie Chaplin’s The Great Dictator