Cold War

01 Apr 2020 – Cancelled due to COVID Director: Paweł Pawlikowski Poland 2018 88 mins Cold War is a tumultuous love story about two people who,despite their overwhelming passion for each other, are fatefullymismatched. In a series of evocative episodes set across Poland,Berlin, Yugoslavia and Paris in the 1950’s, we follow the lives ofsinger Zula… Continue reading Cold War

The Heiresses

25 Sept 2019 Director: Marcelo Martinessi Paraguay, Uruguay, Brazil 2018 98 mins An immaculate, entirely female-driven drama, The Heiresses isMartinessi’s debut feature. Both a piercing character study and acommentary on the Paraguayan class structure, it follows Chelaand Chiquita who are descended from wealthy families in Asunción,Paraguay. They have been together for over thirty years when… Continue reading The Heiresses


09 Oct 2019 Director: Nadine Labaki Lebanon, USA 2018 120 min This stunningly realised drama charts the journey of children on the edges of society who find hope despite the challenges of their everyday lives. Zain is a young boy living with his family in an impoverished Beirut neighbourhood. Street-wise beyond his years, Zain’s resentment… Continue reading Capernaum

Woman at War

06 Nov 2019 Director: Benedikt Erlingsson Iceland 2018 100 min Of Horses and Men Director Benedikt Erlingsson addresses urgent issues with a light touch in this pleasingly off-the-wall combination of absurd comedy and tense drama. Halla seems to lead a quiet and routine existence but her happy and upbeat exterior hides a secret double life.… Continue reading Woman at War

The Sisters Brothers

22 Jan 2020 Director: Jacques Audiard USA 2018 121 min John C. Reilly and Joaquin Phoenix star as squabbling siblings in Jacques Audiard’s subtle, darkly funny and offbeat modern take on the Western. Set in Oregon in the 1850’s, brothers Eli and Charlie are two disreputable guys working for a shadowy man nicknamed The Commodore,… Continue reading The Sisters Brothers

The White Crow

19 Feb 2020 Director: Ralph Fiennes UK 2018 122 min The White Crow is a thrilling, ambitious biopic of the virtuosic Russian ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev whose defection from the USSR to the west stunned the world at the height of the Cold War. Starring Ukrainian dancer Oleg Ivenko as Nureyev in his screen debut,… Continue reading The White Crow


08 Jan 2020 Director: Hirokazu Kore-eda Japan 2018 121 min Shoplifters is a complex, profoundly moving drama about the forces holding a struggling family together. Osamu, his wife Nobuyu and grandma Hatsue head the Shibatas family. Poverty- stricken and living in a ramshackle Tokyo bungalow, they routinely turn to petty thieving to make ends meet.… Continue reading Shoplifters


05 Feb 2020 Director: Wolfgang Fischer Germany, Austria 2018 94 min Rieke, a determined and confident Emergency doctor, embodies a Western ideal of happiness and success. She wants to fulfil a long-held dream by sailing alone from Gibraltar to the volcanic Ascension Island. Her voyage changes course drastically when she encounters a damaged boat overloaded… Continue reading Styx