Club Zero

An elite British boarding school hires Miss Novak (Mia Wasikowska) as the new nutrition teacher. Novak, opposed to mindless eating, introduces her students to a more conscious approach to food consumption. Soon, the students begin to scrutinize their eating habits, and their relationship with Miss Novak starts to takes a dangerous turn as they fall into her cult-like tutelage.

Director: Jessica Hausner
Cast: Mia Wasikowska, Mathieu Demy, Elsa Zylberstein, Amir El-Masry, Sidse Babett Knudsen
IMDB rating: 5.9/10
Production countries:  A co-production between Austria, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Denmark, Qatar

Where to watch: Asty cinema

Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes

Wes Ball’s latest film Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes marks the standalone sequel to War for the Planet of the Apes (2017) and the fourth installment in the Planet of the Apes franchise. Years after Caesar’s reign, a young ape embarks on a transformative journey, challenging the teachings of the past and shaping the destinies of both apes and humans through pivotal choices.

Director: Wes Ball
Cast: Owen Teague, Freya Allan, Kevin Durand, Peter Macon
IMDB rating: 7.5/10
Production country: United States
Where to watch: Athinaion cinema, Aigli 3D digital cinema, Cinemax  Aello, Nana), Village cinemas ( The Mall, Pangrati, Metro Mall, Rentis), Sporting digital cinema,  Anoixi Art cinema, Maria – Elena Onar cinema, Options cinemas ( Ilion, Glyfada)

Re-Released Films

Never on Sunday (1960)

Cine Paris, after four years of closure, re-opens featuring Jules Dassin’s 1960’s film Never on Sunday starring Melina Mercouri and Jules Dassin. Holmes, an American scholar, encounters Ilya, a Greek sex worker, and decides to spend two weeks with her to improve her lifestyle. Eventually, they both end up influencing each other’s perspective. The film’s bouzouki theme, Ta Pediá tou Pireá, written by Manos Hadjidakis earned the film the Academy Award for Best Original Song.

Director: Jules Dassin
Cast: Melina Mercouri, Jules Dassin
Greek, English, Russian
IMDB rating: 7.3/10
Production country: Greece
Where to watch: Cine Paris

The Strawberry Statement (1970)

Stuart Hagmann’s Strawberry Statement (1970) is loosely based on Simon Kunen’s non-fiction book of the same name about the Columbia University protests of 1968. Simon, a politically apathetic college student, joins a group of campus protesters to meet girls. His attraction to activist Linda makes him take politics seriously and he soon gets involved in a violent confrontation with police.

Director: Stuart Hagman
Cast: Bruce Davison, Kim Darby, Bud Cort, Andrew Parks, Kristin Van Buren
IMDB rating: 6.6/10
Production country: United States
Where to watch: Studio New Star Art Cinema

Eternal Sunshine of a Spotless Mind (2004)

Danaos cinema is re-releasing Michael Gondry’s Academy Award-winning film for Best Original Screenplay this Friday, May 10, at 9pm. The 2004 American sci-fi romantic drama follows Joel and Clementine, a young couple undergoing a medical procedure to erase each other from their memories following the dissolution of their romantic relationship.

Director: Michel Gondry
Cast: Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Kirsten Dunst, Mark Ruffalo, Elijah Wood,Tom Wilkinson
IMDB rating: 8.3/10
Production country: United States
Where to watch: Danaos cinema