Film Class Calendar

jimmy stewart rear windowMARCH  2024

FILM CLASS WITH
IAN MCIVER

Just Looking.
Voyeurism  - The Dilemma of Spying on Others 

Human beings have a fascination with watching. We are naturally nosy, curious, intrusive in our daily existence. Which often gets us into trouble.

Film Class was created to provide a forum for nurturing a deeper understanding of film culture and to keep the tradition of the film-going experience alive here in the Napa Valley. This series was created by Ian McIver.  Ian will rotate Film Class with David Garden through the summer.

TUESDAYS / 1:00 PM

TICKETS $10 at the Door


The Hidden Face poster

TUESDAY, MARCH 5

THE HIDDEN FACE
(2011) 95min / Columbia

Adrián, a talented orchestra conductor, receives a video message from his beloved Belén, telling him, with tears in her eyes, that she is leaving him; she cannot live with him anymore. Shattered by the unexpected news of their irreversible break-up and puzzled by Belén's inexplicable decision, Adrián receives help from the local police to solve the knotty case of her unaccountable disappearance. However, with Belén still missing, can Adrián think outside the box and look beyond the facts? After all, a lie can hide the truth, but it can't change it.

Director : Andrés Baiz


The Wall poster

TUESDAY,  MARCH 19

THE WALL (DIE WAND)(2012) 108 min / German

A woman visits with friends at their hunting lodge in the Austrian Alps. Left alone while her friends walk to a nearby village, she inexplicably finds herself cut off from all human contact when an invisible, unyielding wall suddenly surrounds the countryside. Accompanied by her loyal dog Lynx, she becomes immersed in a world untouched by civilization and ruled by the laws of nature.

Director : Julian Pölsler


200 Meters poster

TUESDAY, MARCH 26

200 METERS
(2020) 96 min / Arabic

Mustafa and his wife Salwa come from two Palestinian villages that are only 200 meters apart, but separated by the wall. Every night, Mustafa flashes a light from his balcony to wish his children on the other side a goodnight, and they signal him back. One day Mustafa gets a call that every parent dreads: his son has been in an accident. He rushes to the checkpoint where he must agonizingly wait in line only to find out there is a problem with his fingerprints and is denied entry. Desperate, Mustafa resorts to hiring a smuggler to bring him across. His once 200-meter journey becomes a 200-kilometer odyssey.

Director  : Ameen Nayfeh


Rear Window Poster

TUESDAY, APRIL 2

REAR WINDOW
(1954) 111 min / USA

IA photographer in a wheelchair spies on his neighbors from his Greenwich Village courtyard apartment window, and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder, despite the skepticism of his fashion-model girlfriend.

Director : Alfred Hitchcock