Michael Haneke Retrospective

We are pleased to announce our upcoming program in collaboration with the Austrian Cultural Forum, a Michael Haneke Retrospective in Zawya. The program will showcase a selection of the Austrian director’s most notable titles throughout the month of November, taking us through Haneke’s masterful works known for both their critical acclaim and provocations. The two time Palme D’Or winning director contributed various cinematic landmarks that we are glad to present, so join us along this captivating journey from the 13th - 30th of November."


- Event Films -

Drama, Crime, Thriller | USA, France, UK, Austria, Germany, Italy | 2007 | English | 11 Mins
Two violent young men take a mother, father, and son hostage in their vacation cabin and force them to play sadistic "games" with one another for their own amusement. Funny Games is a remake of Haneke...

Drama, History, Mystery | Germany, Austria, France, Italy | 2009 | Latin, German, Italian, Polish | English Subtitles | 145 Mins
On the eve of World War I. Using their social status and harsh punishments, a baron, a doctor and a pastor rule over a small village in Protestant northern Germany. One day, the doctor falls off his h...

Drama, Romance | France, Germany, Austria | 2012 | French, English | English Subtitles | 127 Mins
Georges and Anne are an octogenarian couple. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, also a musician, lives in Britain with her family. One day, Anne has a stroke, and the couple'...

Drama, Mystery, Thriller | France, Austrian, Germany, Italy | 2005 | French | English Subtitles | 117 Mins
The host of a popular literary TV show, Georges, and his wife Anne live with their teenage son in a posh Parisian townhouse. Their dinner parties sparkle but suddenly there is tension in the air. The ...

Drama, Crime, Thriller | Austria | 1997 | German, French, Italian | English Subtitles | 108 Mins
Two violent young men take a mother, father, and son hostage in their vacation cabin and force them to play sadistic "games" with one another for their own amusement.

Palme d’Or nominee...

Drama | France, Germany, Austria | 2017 | French, English | English Subtitles | 107 Mins
When her mother falls ill under mysterious circumstances, the young woman Eve is sent to live with her estranged father’s relatives in Calais, France. The Laurent family – wealthy, neurotic and self-o...