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PERFECT DAYS
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PERFECT DAYS

An absorbing slice-of-life drama led by a remarkable performance, this quietly soaring gem in Wim Wenders' estimable filmography is a poignant character study and emotionally charged journey into the soul of Tokyo through an unusual guide: the architectural marvels of some of Tokyo’s public toilets, as cleaned by soulful protagonist Hirayama (Koji Yakusho).
SANTA SANGRE
Sat, Mar 2 at Midnight

SANTA SANGRE

Alejandro Jodorowsky’s tale of a traumatized young circus performer, the crime of passion that shatters his soul, and the macabre journey back to the world of his vengeful armless mother and deaf-mute lover.
BLACK ORPHEUS
Mon, Mar 4 at 3:20pm, 8:00pm

BLACK ORPHEUS

With its magnificent color photography and lively soundtrack, Marcel Camus’s retelling of the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice against the madness of Carnival in Rio de Janeiro brought the infectious sounds of samba and bossa nova to the world and is a must-see on the big screen. New 4K Restoration
THE HATEFUL EIGHT
Mon, Mar 18 at 4:30pm, 8:00pm

THE HATEFUL EIGHT

Part of Music City Mondays: Morricone x3 — Years after the Civil War, a bounty hunter and his captive are waylaid by a Wyoming blizzard and hole up in a way station with six dicey strangers. Oscar-winning score by Ennio Morricone. Screening in 35mm
Melodrama and Politics: A Rainer Werner Fassbinder Seminar
Wed, Mar 20 | 6:30-7:45pm

Melodrama and Politics: A Rainer Werner Fassbinder Seminar

This seminar is presented in conjunction with Trilogies: Part 2 and the BRD Trilogy. Movie tickets sold separately. Presented by Lutz Koepnick, Max Kade Foundation Chair in German Studies and professor of cinema and media arts at Vanderbilt University.
LAST THINGS
Tue, Mar 26 at 8:00pm

LAST THINGS

Evolution and extinction from the point of view of rocks and various future others. The geo-biosphere is introduced as a place of evolutionary possibility, where humans disappear — but life endures. Screening in 35mm