The “Underexposed” series aims to bring to light films that have remained in the shadows for far too long.

Poorly distributed, suppressed, censored, forgotten, unknown: the films in this series shatter conventions with their avant-garde style and the ways in which they challenge the status quo.

Past program


Franco Rosso’s incendiary Babylon had its world premiere at Cannes in 1980 but went unreleased in the U.S. for “being too controversial, and likely to incite racial tension”.

Franco Rosso
United Kingdom, Italy

language: English

85 min

Les sous-exposés

Open Doom Crescendo

In the wastelands of a devastated Montreal, a band of outcasts clash ceaselessly, in search of the Incarnation of Angst, which will provide them with their ultimate catharsis.

Terry Chiu
Québec (Canada)

language: English

175 min


Son of the White Mare

One of the great psychedelic masterpieces of world animation, Son of the White Mare is a swirling, color-mad maelstrom of mythic monsters and Scythian heroes, part-Nibelungenlied, part-Yellow Submarine.

Marcell Jankovics

language: Hungarian
subtitles: English

86 min

Past program

The Leather Boys

The movie follows young newlyweds Reggie and Dot as they embark on a new life together. But there’s trouble in paradise when Reggie develops feelings for Pete, a member of a rival biker gang.

Sidney J. Furie
United Kingdom

language: English

108 min

Cinéma Public,
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