Talk Cinema

See the best new films before they're released, then discuss them with fellow movie buffs!

Talk Cinema is a film series offering its subscribers a unique presentation of quality films selected by film critic Harlan Jacobson, a 30-year industry veteran. Each series previews independent and foreign films before their release. Screenings are followed by discussions led by scholars, critics and filmmakers.

Some selections are meant to stretch the viewer’s perspective, some are meant to expand the viewer’s geopolitical horizons, and always to inform. New cinema is viewed as a peephole into new territory, whether it is cinematic, thematic, political or geographic.

Everyone is a critic: One of the program’s distinctive features is the opportunity for members to review films and to refer films t