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The Pollard Library Independent Film Night

Second Thursday of every month 6:30PM (excluding July & August)

The Pollard Library in partnership with Film Movement bring you the latest new and independent cinema from around the world. These screenings are free and open to the public.

Upcoming Screenings:

Date   Film Title Director


No September Movie –
Parker Lecture scheduled
October 11, 2018 1944 1944 Elmo Nuganen
November 15, 2018 moka Moka Frederic Mermoud

Past films:


2018   Film Title Director

Cancelled due to
water damage 


Cancelled due to 
water damage 

MARCH Cancelled due to 
water damage 
April 12, 2018 Amnesia Amnesia                      Barbet Schroeder
May 10, 2018 Glory Glory Kristina Groveza and
Peter Valanchov
June 14, 2018 BadLuckyGoat Bad Lucky Goat  Samir Oliveros


2017   Film Title Director
DECEMBER After the Storm After the Storm  Noemie Nakai and Carmen Kobayashi
NOVEMBER  Blush Blush     Michal Vinik
OCTOBER Neither  Neither Heaven Nor Earth Clément Cogitore  
SEPTEMBER My King       Maiwenn Le Besco     
JULY   N/A  

My Love, Don’t Cross That River

Moyoung Jin

MAY Schneider Vs. Bax Alex van Warmerdam
APRIL The Automatic Hate Justin Lerner
MARCH Mad Tiger Jonathan Yi and Michael Haertlein
FEBRUARY Sea Fog Shim Sung-Bo
JANUARY Glassland Gerard Barrett
2016   Film Title Director
DECEMBER  Theeb Theeb Naji Abu Nowar
NOVEMBER  Wondrous Boccacio Wondrous Boccacio Paolo and Vittorio Taviani                
OCTOBER  Breathe Breathe Mélanie Laurent
AUGUST  Second Coming Second Coming Debbie Tucker Green
JULY  Marie's Story  Marie’s Story  Jean-Pierre Améris
JUNE  Amour Fou  Amour Fou  Jessica Hausner
MAY  The Lesson  The Lesson  Kristina Grozeva
APRIL  Stations of the Cross  Stations of the Cross  Dietrich Brüggemann
MARCH  Secrets of War  Secrets of War  Denis Bots
FEBRUARY  Human Capital  Human Capital  Stephan Amidonr
JANUARY  God's Slave  God’s Slave  Joel Novoa Schneider
2015   Film Title Director
DECEMBER    If You Don't, I will  If You Don’t, I Will  Sophie Fillières
NOVEMBER  Traitors  Traitors  Sean Gullette
OCTOBER  Dark Valley  Dark Valley  Andreas Prochaska
SEPTEMBER  Salvo  Salvo  Fabio Grassadonia
& Antonio Piazza
AUGUST  For a Woman  For A Woman  Diane Kurys
JULY  Ilo Ilo  Ilo Ilo  Anthony Chen
JUNE  Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?  Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?  Arvin Chin
MAY  Grigris  Grigris  Mahamet-Saleh Haroun
APRIL  The Auction  The Auction  Sebastien Pilote
FEBRUARY  Bossi: The Power of a Coach  Bossi: The Power of a Coach Tim O’Donnell
JANUARY  2 Autumns, 3 Winters  2 Autumns, 3 Winters  Sebastien Betbeder
2014   Film Title Director
DECEMBER        The Iran Job  The Iran Job  Til Schauder                                             
NOVEMBER  Tanta Agua  Tanta Agua  Ana Guevara
AUGUST  Watchtower  Watchtower Pelin Esmer
JULY  Key of Life  Key of Life Kenji Uchida
JUNE  The Deflowering of Evan van End  The Deflowering of Eva van End Michiel ten Horn
APRIL  Broken  Broken Rufus Norris
MARCH  Aliyah Aliyah Elie Wajeman
JANUARY  Three Worlds  Three Worlds Catherine Corsini
2013   Film Title Director
DECEMBER        La Sirga  La Sirga  William Vega                                                      
NOVEMBER  Shun Li and the Poet  Shun Li and the Poet  Andrea Segre
OCTOBER  Lucky  Lucky  Avie Luthra
AUGUST  Clandestine Childhood  Clandestine Childhood  Benjamin Avila
JULY  Off-White Lies  Off White Lies  Maaya Kenig
JUNE  Dynamiter  The Dynamiter  Matthew Gordon
MAY  Teddy Bear  Teddy Bear  Mads Matthiesen
APRIL  Found Memories  Found Memories  Julia Murat
FEBRUARY  The Day I Saw Your Heart  The Day I Saw Your Heart  Jennifer Devoldere
JANUARY  Free Men  Free Men  Ismael Ferroukhi
2012   Film Title Director
DECEMBER        Foreign Letters Foreign Letters Ela Thier                                                               
NOVEMBER  Hospitalite Hospitalite Koji Fukada
OCTOBER  Seven Minutes in Heaven Seven Minutes in Heaven Omiri Givon
SEPTEMBER  Prairie Love Prairie Love Dusty Bias
AUGUST  Amador Amador Fernando Leon de Aranoa
JUNE  King of Devil's Island King of Devil’s Island Marius Holst
MAY  Before Your Eyes Before Your Eyes Miraz Bezar
APRIL  Vasermil Vasermil Mushon Salmona
MARCH  Piano in a Factory Piano in a Factory Shang Meng
FEBRUARY  Protektor Protektor Marek Najbrt
JANUARY  Karen Cries on the Bus Karen Cries on the Bus Gabriel Rojas Vera
2011   Film Title Director
DECEMBER      Little Sparrows Little Sparrows Yu-Hsiu Camille Chen                                 
NOVEMBER  The Human Resources Manager The Human Resources Manager Eran Rikli
OCTOBER  Colors of the Mountain The Colors of the Mountain Carlos Cesar Arbelaez
SEPTEMBER  A Screaming Man A Screaming Man Mahamat-Saleh Haroun
AUGUST  Illegal Illegal Olivier Masset-DePasse
JULY  If I Want to Whistle, I Whistle If I Want to Whistle, I Whistle Florin Serban
JUNE  Helena from the Wedding Helena From the Wedding Joseph Infantolino
MAY  Bad Day to Go Fishing Bad Day to Go Fishing Alvaro Brechner
APRIL  How I Ended this Summer How I Ended This Summer Alexi Popogrebsky
MARCH  Come Undone Come Undone Silvio Soldini
FEBRUARY  Nurse. Fighter. Boy. Nurse. Fighter. Boy. Charles Officer
JANUARY  1981 1981 Ricardo Trogi
2010   Film Title Director
DECEMBER     Bomber Bomber                                    
Paul Cotter                                                  
NOVEMBER  Alamar Alamar Pedro Gonzalez-Rubio        
OCTOBER  Jaffa Jaffa Keren Yedaya