All filmmakers have to start somewhere. A debut film may catapult a director into the auteur stratosphere or be merely a blip on their IMDb list, yet the debut remains a defining moment that can serve as film forensic for everything that follows.
ALEJANDRO G. IÑÁRRITU | MEXICO | 2022 | 154 MIN | R
January 18 | 6:30 PM | Film Center
Alejandro González Iñárritu’s emotionally evocative and memory searing Award-winning debut explores the lives of three disparate individuals crashing into each other in the most unexpected ways.
MARTIN MCDONAGH | UNITED KINGDOM, USA | 2008 | 107 MIN | R
February 22 | 6:30 PM | Bourse
Before their Banshees reunion was but a drop in a pint, Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson were hitmen unwantedly stuck in Belgium’s Bruges after a hit goes terribly wrong in Martin McDonagh’s dark comedy-thriller debut.
THE MALTESE FALCON
JOHN HUSTON | USA | 1941 | 100 MIN
March 8 | 1:30 PM / 7:00 PM | Bourse
Famed director and renaissance man John Huston crafted the seminal US film noir that dreams are made of when Bogart’s Sam Spade encounters suspicious suspects in hunt for one of cinema’s most famous MacGuffins.