Men Who Sing

30 March 2022 UK 2021 Director: Dylan Williams This humorous and melancholic portrait of a male voice choir in North East Wales begins with filmmaker Merf’s father, Ed, a 90-year-old widower, selling the family home and making early arrangements for his own funeral. Weekly practice is his last remaining solace but, with an average age… Continue reading Men Who Sing


16 March 2022 UK 2020 Director: Ben Sharrock Ben Sharrock’s deadpan comedy-drama brings a completely fresh perspective to the life of a migrant. On Scotland’s remote Uist Islands, surrounded by gale-force winds and stormy seas, gifted musician Omar (Amir El-Masry) and his fellow Syrian asylum seekers endure puzzling cultural-awareness lessons from an oddball pair of… Continue reading Limbo

You Will Die at Twenty

02 March 2022 Sudan/ France/Egypt/GermanyNorway/Qatar 2019 Director: Amjad Abu Alala The debut film of Amjad Abu Alalah expands from a fable-like premise to create a culturally- specific, morally compelling story. Muzamil (Moatasem Rashid) is raised by his mother Sakina (Islam Mubarek) with a heavy weight over him. A sheikh has predicted that Muzamil will die… Continue reading You Will Die at Twenty

La Cha Cha

16 February 2022 UK 2020 Director: Kevin Allen La Cha Cha is an outrageous comedy set at a campsite on the Gower Peninsula. The story follows the mild-mannered Solti Buttering’s (Liam Hourican) quest to scatter his grandfather’s ashes. Failing to find any campsites open during lockdown, Solti seeks refuge in the La Cha Cha where… Continue reading La Cha Cha

The Truffle Hunters

02 February 2022 Italy/Greece/USA 2020 Directors: Michael Dweck, Gregory Kershaw Deep in the forests of Piedmont, Italy, a handful of men hunt for the rare and expensive white Alba truffle which, to date, has resisted modern science’s efforts at cultivation. They are guided by a secret culture and training passed down through generations as well… Continue reading The Truffle Hunters

I Never Cry

19 January 2022 Poland/Ireland 2020 Director: Piotr Domalewski Writer-director Piotr Domalewski’s touching drama tackles the subject of mass economic emigration within Europe when Poland joined the European Union. Thousands, then millions of Poles moved abroad for work, often separating them from their children who came to be referred to as ‘Euro-orphans’. I Never Cry follows… Continue reading I Never Cry

Mr Jones

05 January 2022 Poland/UK/Ukraine 2019 Director: Agnieszka Holland Oscar nominee Agnieszka Holland tells the extraordinary story of the real-life Welsh journalist who uncovered Stalin’s genocidal famine in Ukraine. Almost 10 million were killed during what became known as The Holodomor of 1932 and 1933. Gareth Jones gained fame, in 1933, from being the first foreign… Continue reading Mr Jones

Veins of the World

01 December 2021 Mongolia/Germany 2020 Director: Bayambasuren Davaa The director of much-loved World Cinema classic The Story of the Weeping Camel transports us to the spectacular beauty of the Mongolian steppe. This time she looks at the encroachment ofmodernity and its effect on nomadic lifestyles that have changed little in hundreds of years. Following the… Continue reading Veins of the World

The Reason I Jump

17 November 2021 UK/USA 2021 Director: Jerry Rothwell Based on the best-selling book by Naoki Higashida, The Reason I Jump is an immersive cinematic exploration of neurodiversity through the experiences of non-speaking autistic people from around the world. The film blends Higashida’s revelatory descriptions of his autism, written when he was just 13, with intimate… Continue reading The Reason I Jump