Season 4 Upcoming Screenings
United Kingdom | 1982 | 93 minutes | Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.
September 21, 2019
A charming and spunky musical featuring the voice talents of young Jeff Bridges and Mia Farrow, the Last Unicorn is a tale of resilience, love, and triumph over evil. Taking place in a mystical kingdom where magic is real but slowly disappearing due to greed, mistrust, and hubris, the last unicorn left takes a stand against the evil King Haggard to save unicorns from extinction. In English with no subtitles.
France | 2015 | 106 minutes | Christian Desmares, Franck Ekinci
October 26, 2019
From mind of renowned graphic novelist Jacques Tardi comes this riveting sci-fi adventure is set in an alternate steampunk world of 1940's Paris. After her scientist parents mysteriously disappear, young April and her cat, Darwin, find themselves at the center of a shadowy and far-reaching conspiracy, and on the run from government agents, bicycle-powered dirigibles, and cyborg rat spies. In French with English subtitles.
Finland | 2014 | 77 minutes | Xavier Picard
November 30, 2019
Based off of the comics collection of the same name by legendary lesbian cartoonist and YA novelist Tove Jansson, Moomins on the Riviera follows a happy-go-lucky family of trolls, the Moomins, in this charming tale of culture shock. The Finn Family Moomintroll - along with Little My and the Snorkmaiden, of course - decide to take a vacation to the French Riviera. Much to their surprise, each takes to French culture in a completely different fashion, and drama ensues. Will they make it back to Moominvalley as a family after all..?!
Co-presented by the National Nordic Museum
Image ©2015 Christian Desmares, "April and the Extraordinary World"