• It is a story that resonates for many men and women all over the world. While society is changing, there is still prejudice in all societies against same-sex couples.

    In Filippo Meneghetti’s sensitive drama “Two of Us”, Barbara Sukowa and Martine Chevallier portray an older lesbian couple who have a fiery sexual attraction and an enviable mutual devotion.

  • “La Chambre Bleue” (“The Blue Room” in the original French), the extremely-talented actor Mathieu Amalric’s directorial debut, screened on Friday. Based on a slim 1955 novel by police procedural author Georges Simenon, it relates, or rather reveals, its story in a tortuously piecemeal fashion. In the course of an interrogation, we are introduced to Julien (Amalric), his mistress (Stéphanie Cléau) and his wife (Léa Drucker). What has transpired between them and the reasons for Julien’s interrogation gradually come into focus. Shot using the academy ratio of 1:33 (also used in “The Grand Budapest Hotel,”