Nov. 26 at Doc Films: “High and Low”

Nov. 26 at Doc Films: “High and Low”

Akira Kurosawa is probably best known for his period epics, often loosely adapted from Shakespearean dramas, but to think of Kurosawa as having only made samurai films is to miss the wide range and depth of his ability as a filmmaker. Showing at Doc Films on Wednesday, November 26, High and Low is still as(…)

Nov. 10 at Doc Films: “The Red Balloon” and “White Mane”

Nov. 10 at Doc Films: “The Red Balloon” and “White Mane”

On every Monday night until December, Doc Films shows another film in their Cinema of Childhood series. While the programming so far has been full of great films, it is the double bill showing on Monday, November 10, that showcases some of the purest and simplest expression of childhood on film: Albert Lamorisse’s two short(…)