Movie Of The Week
This week's featured film is Silence, the latest work of legendary director Martin Scorsese.
The film tells the story of two Christian missionaries who face the ultimate test of faith when they travel to Japan in search of their missing mentor at a time when Christianity was outlawed and their presence forbidden. The celebrated director's 28-year journey to bring Shusaku Endo's 1966 acclaimed novel to life will be in theaters this Christmas.
To get to know the film better, read Mark Kermode's review on the Guardian website.
Other English Language Films:
Another English language release is the very highly rated Moonlight, directed by Barry Jenkins.
The movie has been billed as a groundbreaking piece of cinema that reverberates with deep compassion and universal truths. Anchored by extraordinary performances from a tremendous ensemble cast, Barry Jenkins's film about a young, gay and black man in America is said to be profoundly moving in its portrayal of the moments, people, and unknowable forces that shape our lives and make us who we are.
To get a better insight into the movie, check out Benjamin Lee's article on the Guardian website here.
Foreign Language Films (without English subtitles):
Ein letzter Tango
Ein letzter Tango is a drama set in 1980's Czechslovakia directed by Jan Hřebejk.
The movie essentially centres on the life and love story of Argentina's famous tango dancers Maria Nieves Rego and Juan Carlos Copes, who met as teenagers and danced together for nearly fifty years until a painful separation tore them apart.
For an in-depth review, read John DeFore's piece on the Hollywood Reporter website here.
Looking for more films? There are plenty of great movies on general release at Kino Nowe Horyzonty - visit the Uncut film section to see the new releases from previous weeks.