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

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

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