Sundays at 2PM (Jan 10, Feb 7, Mar 7, Apr 11, May 9)

Explore the origins of modern film when you become a Film Club Member. Gerard Amsellem is hosting a Zoom-based virtual series to raise funds for New Wave Productions (NWP) so that La Cinémathèque Film Club programming may continue in person at SOPAC next year.

La Cinémathèque Film Club events are curated and hosted by educator, artist, and filmmaker Gerard Amsellem.

Virtual Series “Cinéma du Look”

A special series on the French film movement of the 1980s and 90s known as the Cinéma du Look. The films selected were groundbreaking and shocking with their combination of European art film sensibilities, comic book visuals, Hollywood spectacle and youthful rebellion.

The following schedule is subject to change. Questions about La Cinémathèque Film Club can be directed to Gerard Amsellem at

Sunday, January 10: Nikita
Sunday, February 7: Le Grand Bleu
Sunday, March 7: Diva
Sunday, April 11: Betty Blue
Sunday, May 9: Mauvais Sang

Pricing for each event is as follows:
For Gold NWP Members: FREE
For Standard NWP Members: $7
For Non-NWP Members: $10

Gerard Amsellem

Gerard Amsellem is a French and American citizen. He spent the first 25 years of his life in Paris, France where he studied painting at the University of Paris and earned his Masters Degree in French Literature and Art History. In 1982, Gerard moved to the U.S. and continued to paint and develop his interest in film. His paintings have been exhibited in abroad in Paris and locally at GAS Gallery & Studio and at 1978 Maplewood Arts Center. Gerard has been studying film throughout his life. He currently teaches World Film at Livingston High School and has directed several short films. Gerard’s special interests lie in foreign and independent films from all over the world.

Questions about La Cinémathèque Film Club can be directed to Gerard Amsellem at