Virtual Screenings

AFS offers some of our anticipated programming during our period of closure via our partner’s virtual cinemas. Proceeds from the virtual ticket purchases will help sustain our programming and support our efforts to reopen the AFS Cinema.

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RIVER CITY DRUMBEAT

“The film listens for this community’s heartbeat, finding its steady pulse just as expected: healthy and strong.” – NY Times Critic’s Pick

A THOUSAND CUTS

“An essential character-driven document of a moment in the history of a country facing some challenges that are disturbingly familiar and others, thank goodness, that Americans will find very foreign.” – Hollywood Reporter

THE FIGHT

“[An] engrossing and ultimately inspiring examination of ideals in action.” – Ann Hornaday, Washington Post

COMING SOON

DENISE HO: BECOMING THE SONG

Opens Aug 14

“I went into the film knowing nothing about the Cantopop star, and came away from it as an instant fan rejuvenated by my connection to every soul throughout the world currently fighting to preserve human rights.” – RogerEbert.com

2020 SUNDANCE SHORTS

Opens Aug 21

The 2020 Sundance Film Festival Shorts Tour is a 93-minute digital program of 7 short films selected from this year’s Festival.

SON OF THE WHITE MARE

Opens Aug 21

This new 4K restoration of one of the great psychedelic masterpieces of world animation is a swirling, color-mad maelstrom of mythic monsters and Scythian heroes.

MADE IN BANGLADESH

Opens Sep 4

“As a look behind that T-shirt you just bought on sale for $9.99 at The Gap, and the human labor, sweat and suffering that went into it, this… definitely deserves wider attention.” – Hollywood Reporter

MR. SOUL!

Opens Aug 28

“MR. SOUL! revives an extraordinary, revolutionary part of Black history.” – Forbes Magazine

OUR TIME MACHINE

Opens Sep 11

“Sun and Chiang strike a tricky balance between a high-stakes making-of documentary and an intimate, observational family portrait, but Maleonn is such a thoughtful, sensitive, brilliant subject that the film is compelling no matter where on the creative spectrum they find him” – Variety

ALL TITLES

BEYOND THE VISIBLE: HILMA AF KLINT

“One of the best films I’ve seen about fine art. It casts an entrancing spell that allows the staggering depth of its subject’s work to consume us.” – Matt Fagerholm, RogerEbert.com

BLOODY NOSE, EMPTY POCKETS

“Genuinely great, a singular and moving glimpse of loneliness, community and finding the strength to face another day.” – LA Times

THE BOOKSELLERS

“THE BOOKSELLERS is a documentary for anyone who can still look at a book and see a dream, a magic teleportation device, an object that contains the world.”– VARIETY

BULL

“A wondrous vision of life on the edge.”- Indiewire

DIANA KENNEDY: NOTHING FANCY

“A candid, frank, and comprehensive whirlwind tour through the life and work of one of the world’s most celebrated (and uncompromising) chefs.” – The Gate

DRIVEWAYS

“There can be a very fine line between a movie that is delicate and understated and a movie that is lazy and undernourished. Ahn is slowly perfecting the former.” – Bilge Ebiri, New York Magazine

FANTASTIC FUNGI

“Eye-opening eye candy.” – Hollywood Reporter

FOURTEEN

“Life is a series of accumulations, and Fourteen is smart about how friendships can, in a strange way, deepen even as they dissolve.” – AV Club

THE INFILTRATORS

“Despite all its importance this is, at its core, almost a popcorn movie.” – Evan Saathoff, Birth Movies Death

IN MY BLOOD IT RUNS

“Colonialism is a war that began hundreds of years ago and never ended. Its modern tactics and its weapons are noted with precision in the ferocious documentary, “IN MY BLOOD IT RUNS.” – NY Times

JOHN LEWIS: GOOD TROUBLE

“This tribute reminds you that Lewis is a living example of how much you can accomplish not just through speaking truth to power but gumming up the works.” – Rolling Stone

THE LAST TREE

“Thoughtfully alternates universal adolescent insecurities with urgently specific minority politics – filtered through a first-person perspective that itself oscillates between furious clarity and vivid confusion.” – Variety

MISS JUNETEENTH

“Imbued with a lovely sense of place and community… observed with a keen eye for the small details of ordinary lives that elevates the material.” – Hollywood Reporter

NEW FRENCH SHORTS 2020

This showcase of some of the most exciting new cinematic voices from France runs the gamut from animation to romance to absurdist comedy.

NOTHIN' NO BETTER

A series of cinematic portraits, each a glimpse into the life and perspectives of a different member of the Mississippi Delta community of Rosedale.

TOMMASO

A gripping look at the process of escaping to a better life, only to find that the old one follows along at every turn… Manages to feel rough and risky while somehow sensitive at the same time, like the best of them.” – Eric Kohn, Indiewire

VITALINA VARELA

“A ravishing masterpiece. The mystery and wonder of Pedro Costa’s filmmaking defies any specific category… Gorgeous. Transcendent.” — Eric Kohn, Indiewire

WE ARE LITTLE ZOMBIES

“Smart, noisy and flashily assured, “WE ARE LITTLE ZOMBIES” is entirely, gleefully its own thing.” – NY Times

“Explosively ingenious and energetic…” – Variety

YOURSELF AND YOURS

The latest film from Hong Sangsoo (CLAIRE’S CAMERA) is “Fresh and enchanting, by turns delicate, romantic, mysterious, witty and crushing.” – LA Times

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