MARGUERITE’S THEOREM (April 2024)

A brilliant mathematics student at France’s top university the Ecole Normale Supérieure. On the day of her thesis presentation, a mistake shakes up all the certainty in her planned-out life, she decides to quit everything and start afresh. JARVIS CONSERVATORY 4/27 @ 4:00 PM & 7:00 PM TICKETS AND...

IO CAPITANO (March 2023)

In this acclaimed and beloved film which won top directing and acting prizes at the Venice Film Festival, writer-director Garrone presents a “reverse shot” of the immigration experience while unfurling an epic, cinematographically magnificent odyssey from West Africa to Italy. The story is told through the mind’s eye and...

THE TEACHERS LOUNGE (February 2024)

Carla Nowak (Leonie Benesch) is a dedicated, idealistic young teacher in her first job at a German middle school. Her relaxed rapport with her seventh-grade students is put under stress when a series of thefts occur at the school, and a staff investigation leads to accusations and mistrust among...

DRIVING MADELEINE (January 2024)

A seemingly simple taxi ride across Paris evolves into a profound meditation on the realities of the driver, whose personal life is in shambles, and his fare, an elderly woman whose warmth belies her shocking past. Charles (Dany Boon) is a taxi driver in Paris, and he is having...

SHOWCASE HISTORY

The International Film Showcase, an arm of the Lamorinda Film and Entertainment Foundation (LFEF) began in January 2011 presenting a local area premiere of an acclaimed international film not available on home media or television for one week a month. The posters below are of films the Showcase has...

HOW IT STARTED

For those who enjoy extraordinary movies not made available to the general public, the INTERNATIONAL FILM SHOWCASE is what you are looking for. For a minimum of seven days each month we will screen a feature film that has never been released commercially in our area. Some will never...