Manship Theatre is teaming with the LSU Film and Media Arts Program to screen a slate of European films throughout March.
The downtown venue at 100 Lafayette St. will screen four films, starting with the Italian film "A Ciambra" at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The series continues with presentations of award-winning films from France, Switzerland, Germany and Russia. Select screenings will also feature presentations from LSU film professors.
Tickets to each film are $9.50. Discounts are available. (866) 451-2787, manshiptheatre.org. Check out the full schedule and more details below.
7 p.m. Wednesday: "A Ciambra" — Directed by Jonas Carpignano, this drama follows a young 14-year-old who is ready to grow up and prove that he can fill his big brother's shoes. With this movie, Carpignano won the Label Europa Cinemas award at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival. Not Rated/1 hr., 58 mins.
7 p.m. Saturday, March 10: "In the Fade" — The 2018 Golden Globe winner for best foreign language motion picture, this crime drama stars Diane Kruger as Katja, whose life collapses after the death of her husband and son in a bomb attack. Kruger, who previously shined in "Inglourious Basterds," took home the best actress award at Cannes for her work in this movie. Rated R/1 hr., 46 mins.
7 p.m. Friday, March 23: "The Divine Order" — This Swedish award-winning dramatic comedy follows a housewife's efforts to organize other women in the town to petition for the right to vote. The movie garnered three awards at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival, including the audience award for narrative feature. Not Rated/1 hr., 36 mins.
9:30 p.m. Friday, March 23: "The Road Movie" — This crazy documentary from Russia is composed of footage taken from dashboard cameras. Expect carnage and chaos. Rated R/1 hr., 8 mins.
2 p.m. Sunday, March 25: "Happy End" — Isebelle Huppert ("Elle") stars in this new drama from director Michael Haneke ("Cache," "Amour") about a wealthy family in Calais with tons of skeletons in the closet. The film was nominated for Cannes' most prestigious award, the Palme d'Or. Rated R/1 hr., 47 mins.