IAS Film Series 2021-2022

The film series marks its thirty-eighth year this season. All films have been shown free of charge in Wolfensohn Hall and are open to the Institute Community. We are hopeful that we will again be able to screen films this year.


For the past six years, the School of Social Science, Institute for Advanced Study, collaborating with the Institute Film Series, has been curating films related to the theme studied in the School during the year. For 2021-2022, the theme “Political Mobilizations and Social Movements,” is coordinated by the Faculty and Members of the School . The series will feature 6 films this year. All titles will be listed later.

The next film is on:

Wednesday, April 20, 2022
A Place in the Sun (
Francois Ruffin Gilles Perret : France: 2019)
A documentary which focuses on the recent wave of social unrest in France and the yellow vests.


past films screened this year:

Wednesday, October 13, 2021.
The October 2019 Uprising in Iraq.
Two short films: Iraq Youth Take to the Streets and Iraq's Joker.

Wednesday, November 10, 2021
No a film by Pablo Larraín

Wednesday, December 8, 2021
Ram Ke Naam ( Anand Patwardhan : India : 1992)

Wednesday, February 9, 2022 - cancelled

Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Little Palestine : Diary of a Siege (Abdallah Al-Khatib :  Lebanon, France, Qatar  : 2021)

Films will be listed as they are scheduled. Please send your suggestions to:

thank you!

These events are free and open to the Institute community. Please note that food is not allowed in Wolfensohn Hall.