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Cinéspectacle: Lady Macbeth in Mzensk (Bastille)
Music: Dimitri Shostakovich
Libretto: Alexandre Preis and Dimitri Shostakovich
After: Nikolaï Leskov
Conductor: Ingo Metzmacher
Director: Krzysztof Warlikowski
Set design: Krzysztof Warlikowski
Costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Lighting design: Felice Ross
Choreography: Claude Bardouil
Scenography: Christian Longchamp
Chorus master: José Luis Basso

Of Shostakovich’s initial undertaking – a trilogy on the tragic destinies of Russian women through the ages – only one opera was ever written: the hard-hitting Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk. Although one of the mainsprings of the work, the Shakespearean parallel is here bitterly ironic: unlike Lady Macbeth, Katerina Ismailova who, in the remote reaches of rural 19th century Russia, falls in love with one of her husband’s employees and is finally forced to commit suicide, is less a manipulator than a victim of a violent and patriarchal society. Krzysztof Warlikowski liberates all the subversive power of this scorching and scandalous work, which marked the early years of the Opéra Bastille.
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28 April 2019  17:00
Iran: Rahman 1400 (STA)
The comedy tells the story of Rahman, portrayed by Saeed Aqakhani, who is facing severe financial problems and difficulties.
He intends to ask for help from a company managed by Mr. Jalousi, played by Mehran Modiri. However, Mr. Jalousi writes him a cheque for 2021; and there the story begins.
$15 for all. Moviecards are not accepted.
Manouchehr Hadi
Matin au Parc: Jurassic Park
The cult film of the 90’s that we’re never tired of seeing and seeing is the last film of our first cycle of 2019!

Huge advancements in scientific technology have enabled a mogul to create an island full of living dinosaurs. John Hammond has invited four individuals, along with his two grandchildren, to join him at Jurassic Park. But will everything go according to plan? A park employee attempts to steal dinosaur embryos, critical security systems are shut down and it now becomes a race for survival with dinosaurs roaming freely over the island.
Afterall, « life always find a way ».

For which public?
Not recommended for children under 8

Good reasons to see the movie
• To see the incredible world of dinosaurs created by Steven Spielberg
• For the magic that always works, whether you believe it or not!
Steven Spielberg
In his narrative film debut, Kent Jones brings us the story of Diane, a widowed, altruistic septuagenarian whose life is dictated by the needs of others. She fills her days serving food to the homeless, visiting ailing friends in the last years of their lives, and, most centrally, desperately attempting to reach her drug-addicted son, despite his repeated efforts to push her away. But as these pieces of her existence begin to wither and fade, she finds herself forced to look at her own identity—and memories she’d sooner forget than face.
Kent Jones
Minuit au Parc: Enter the Dragon (STF)
One of the most popular kung fu films ever, and perhaps the peak of the famed Bruce Lee's career, ENTER THE DRAGON achieved success by presenting a series of superbly staged fighting sequences with a minimum of distractions. The story finds Lee as a martial-arts expert determined to help capture the narcotics dealer whose gang was responsible for his sister's death. This evil villain operates from a fortified island manned by a team of crack martial artists, who also host a kung fu competition. Lee uses his skills to enter the contest and then tries to chop, kick, and otherwise fight his way into the dealer's headquarter.

«The movie can be flat-out fun, a sort of carnival of combat that can turn even a sophisticated audience into a group of gawking kids at a Saturday matinee. » -Time

«The lack of sentimentality helps focus the viewer on what the film depicts exceptionally well, namely wanton bad behavior and enthralling, wall-to-wall ass-kicking.» -Slant Magazine
Robert Clouse
Everything Outside (STF)
An unlikely relationship between a renowned French-Canadian artist in her sixties and a younger Lebanese actor from Toronto flourishes in the confines of a remote lake house until the realities of the outside world, personal and societal, put it to test.
David Findlay
Original multilingual version subtitled in French
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RIDM+ présente: M
Filmed in Yiddish, M is a journey to the heart of Bnei Brak, world capital of the Haredim, the ultra-Orthodox Jews, “God-fearing” in Hebrew. This is where Menahem Lang grew up. He was known for his kindness, his commitment to Talmud school and especially his golden voice, which made him a renowned performer of liturgical chants. At the age of twenty, however, he broke with this pious life and moves to Tel Aviv, for the child with the bright smile was hiding a secret: for years, he was raped by members of the community that worshipped him. Menahem succeeds in opening the door to this forbidden world. This return to the scene of the crime is also a return to the places he loved, a path of initiation sprinkled with incredible encounters, recovered rituals, a reconciliation. As though drawn towards a magnet, those who experienced the same ordeal as him reveal themselves and dare to speak, driving away the haunting of the “galgal”, the vicious circle that has transformed victims of rape into rapists since the dawn of time.
Yolande Zauberman
Diamantino (STA)
Diamantino, the world's premiere soccer star loses his special touch and ends his career in disgrace. Searching for a new purpose, the international icon sets on a delirious odyssey where he confronts neo-fascism, the refugee crisis, genetic modification, and the hunt for the source of genius.
Gabriel Abrantes,Daniel Schmidt
Exarcheia, le chant des oiseaux (STA)
EXARCHEIA takes you on a dreamy nocturnal stroll through one of Greece’s most politically active neighbourhoods, situated in the heart of Athens, just below the Acropolis. In this lively and mythical space, you meet a coterie of characters whose ideals and aspirations are in constant flux. Set against the backdrop of the economic crisis, EXARCHEIA is a poetical and polyphonic essay that dives into a place where living together is first and foremost a matter of shared speech and hopes held in suspense.
Nadine Gomez
High Life (STF)
Monte and his baby daughter are the last survivors of a damned and dangerous mission to the outer reaches of the solar system.The crew death-row inmates led by a doctor with sinister motives has vanished. As the mystery of what happened onboard the ship is unraveled, father and daughter must rely on each other to survive as they hurtle toward the oblivion of a black hole. A staggering and primal film about love and intimacy, suffused with anguished memories of a lost Earth, High Life is a haunting, thrilling achievement from visionary director Claire Denis.
Claire Denis
Sunset (STF)
1913, Budapest, in the heart of Europe. The young Irisz Leiter arrives in the Hungarian capital with high hopes to work as a milliner at the legendary hat store that belonged to her late parents. She is nonetheless sent away by the new owner, Oszkár Brill. While preparations are under way at the Leiter hat store, to host guests of uttermost importance, a man abruptly comes to Irisz, looking for a certain Kálmán Leiter. Refusing to leave the city, the young woman follows Kálmán’s tracks, her only link to a lost past. Her quest brings her through the dark streets of Budapest, where only the Leiter hat store shines, into the turmoil of a civilization on the eve of its downfall.
László Nemes
Woman at War (STA)
Halla is a committed undercover eco-terrorist trying to save Iceland’s natural landscapes from industrialist destruction, but when a long-desired child becomes available for adoption, she must choose between the greater good and her own dreams.
Benedikt Erlingsson
The Beach Bum (STF)
Preceded by the short film VILLE PLATTE (9 min) by Laurence Baz Morais, as part of Plein(s) Écran(s) en salle.

THE BEACH BUM follows the hilarious misadventures of Moondog (Matthew McConaughey), a rebellious rogue who always lives life by his own rules. Co-starring Snoop Dog, Zac Efron, and Isla Fisher, THE BEACH BUM is a refreshingly original and subversive new comedy from director Harmony Korine (Kids, Spring Breakers).
Harmony Korine