WKW Retrospective

Seven superlative works from one of cinema’s best filmmakers.
View individually or as a discounted package.


New York Times Critic’s Pick

Some Kind
of Heaven

“A tragicomic blend of
The Stepford Wives and
an Errol Morris movie,
one of the best docs
you’ll see this year”

Invisible Hand

Who will speak for Nature?

Within Our Gates

Thanks to the good people at Kino-Lorber, this history-making film is available for free through Feb. 28.


A24 is hosting virtual screenings starting Feb 12, sharing part of the proceeds with CWC.
Limited capacity for each screening – tix avail Feb 8 at the link below.

two of us

The French entry for
Best International Film,
2021 Academy Awards


“Absolutely beautiful.
Affirms our universal desire
for emotional intimacy.”




A Glitch in the Matrix


The private life of the creative genius who articulated the
madness of his times with extraordinary clarity and wit
— whose worldview, art and politics were far ahead of
their time, profoundly relevant in our challenging world.

Winner Best Director, Cannes Film Festival

“The best film noir I have ever seen.” — Francois Truffaut

Cincinnati World Cinema

Until you return to the Garfield Theatre, watch our films at home. A portion of the proceeds will help CWC stay open!


Discussions Available Now 
included with your CWC film rental:

  • Invisible Hand, Joshua Pribanic, director; Tish O’Dell, Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund, and Ohio Community Rights Network; Jessica Schultz & Susan VonderHaar, Citizens for Rights of the Ohio River Watershed.
  • Some Kind of Heaven, director Lance Oppenheim.
  • A Glitch in the Matrix, director Rodney Ascher and critic Joshua Rothkopf.

Mar 5: Stray, winner Best Doc, Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival. + livestream discussion.

What Makes CWC Unique?

All Volunteer

CWC patrons describe our volunteers as welcoming and professional. They are talented, successful people who care about cinema and the community.

Unique Film Community

Our programming resonates with cinema buffs and mainstream viewers alike, nourishing intellectual curiosity with films for grown-ups.

Affordable & Accessible

We offer reasonably priced tickets and concessions. ADA acessible. Parking is convenient and affordable; with many good restaurants nearby.

Curated Film Selection

We select, screen and discuss high quality films that would otherwise bypass the Cincinnati area.

Historic Venue

CWC presents films at The Garfield Theatre, built in 1970 as a single-screen art house, previously known as the The Place, the Movieola, and the Reel Movies.

Post-Film Discussions

Adding value to viewers’ experience, we often host post-film discussions featuring filmmakers, CWC staff and/or local authorities familiar with the subject matter.

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