For the 18th consecutive year, the California Film Institute presents a selection of Oscar® submissions from around the world. This year, 93 countries have submitted films for consideration in the 2022 Academy Awards® Best International Feature Film category. For Your Consideration is a rare opportunity to watch a selection of these outstanding international films, many of which are top film festival prizewinners.
AUSTRIA’S SUBMISSION FOR BEST INTERNATIONAL FEATURE FILM • 2022 ACADEMY AWARDS®
In post-war Germany Hans is imprisoned again and again for being homosexual. Due to paragraph 175 his desire for freedom is systematically destroyed. The one steady relationship in his life becomes his long time cell mate, Viktor, a convicted murderer. What starts as revulsion grows into something called love. Winner of the Un Certain Regard Jury Prize at Cannes, and starring an exceptional Franz Rogowski (Transit), Sebastian Meise’s GREAT FREEDOM is a searing depiction of love in the face of injustice. In German with English subtitles. Director Sebastian Meise (Austria 2021) 116 min.
TUESDAY, JAN. 18 • 7:00
$12.50 General | $9. Senior • Youth • Matinée | $7 CFI Members