Now Showing: ‘Young Ahmed’ on February 29

HamptonsFilm is pleased to continue to curate the hit screening series NOW SHOWING, featuring acclaimed first-run, art house, independent, and world cinema.

On February 29, join HamptonsFilm + Guild Hall for a screening of YOUNG AHMED, the latest film from the Dardenne Brothers, who won the Best Director award at this year’s Cannes Film Festival for this film.


Guild Hall
Saturday, February 29 | 6:00 pm
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Directed by Jean-Pierre Dardenne and Luc Dardenne
(Belgium, 2019, 84 minutes)

“As starkly unsentimental as any of the Dardennes’ lean, urgent moral thrillers.” — The AV Club

The Dardenne Brothers won this year’s Best Director award at the Cannes Film Festival for this brave new work, another intimate portrayal-in-furious-motion of a protagonist in crisis. The filmmakers’ radical empathy alights on a Muslim teenager (extraordinary first-time actor Idir Ben Addi) in a small Belgian town who has been radicalized by his Imam despite the desperate protestations of his single mother (Claire Bodson), and who winds up hatching a murderous plot targeting his beloved teacher (Myriem Akheddiou). Taking a serious view of a difficult issue—the effect of fanaticism on the body and soul—the Dardennes here remind viewers why they continue to be at the center of 21st-century cinema. – New York Film Festival

Tickets are $15 for general admission and $13 for HamptonsFilm and Guild Hall members. HamptonsFilm members: purchase tickets online from Guild Hall and select ‘member price’ to receive your discount (your name will be checked against our member roster). Enjoy!