Special Presentations

We know that you are going to love these films.  What makes them so special? Not only are they exciting films but the guests we are lining up guarantee that these will be some nights to remember.

  • Vouchers may NOT be redeemed for special screenings

Foreign Language Oscar® Directors in Discussion

Nowhere else can a festival audience see so many of these films on the same slate. And for the fourth year running we’re proud to present a panel discussion with shortlisted directors, giving the Festival audience a unique understanding of these films and their makers. Moderated by Peter Debruge from Variety. Read More

In the Fade

Diane Kruger stars as a grief-stricken mother who must take matters into her own hands to achieve justice for her murdered family. This taut thriller delivers heart-pounding scene after scene, masterfully confronting a disconcerting growing sentiment of nationalism among European countries. Read More

Running Time: 105


Emotional performances from a stellar cast lead by Jon Hamm, Ellen Burstyn and Catherine Keener come together to stirring effect in this bittersweet reflection on the complicated natures of family, loss and the objects we leave behind. Read More

Running Time: 114

Phantom Thread

Daniel Day-Lewis portrays a perfectionist couturier in 1950s London who creates dresses for movie stars, socialites and royalty. He is a confirmed bachelor, until the formidable Alma becomes his muse and lover… and turns his life upside-down. An extraordinary love story that unfolds as a thriller, Phantom Thread is... Read More

Running Time: 130

2018 Film Festival