Land of Mine

18 Mar 2020 – Cancelled due to COVID Director: Martin Zandvliet Denmark, Germany 2015 101 min Land of Mine follows the little-known story of the young Germanprisoners of war who were handed over to Danish authorities in thedays following Germany’s surrender in May 1945. Tough veteranSergeant Carl Rasmussen is assigned by Lieutenant Ebbe Jensento diffuse… Continue reading Land of Mine

Alone in Berlin

20 Nov 2019 Director: Vincent Pérez France, Germany, UK 2016 101 mins Emma Thompson and Brendan Gleeson play an ordinary working-class German couple who quietly wage a personal campaign of anti-Nazi resistance. Uninterested in politics and content to keep to themselves, factory foreman Otto and his dutiful wife Anna are unlikely dissidents. When their son… Continue reading Alone in Berlin


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

The Nile Hilton Incident

20 Mar 2019 Director: Tarik Saleh Egypt, Sweden, Denmark, Germany 2017 107 min In Cairo, days before the 2011 Tahrir Square uprising, Police Detective Noredin is working in the infamous Kasr el-Nil Police Station when he is handed the case of a singer, murdered in The Nile Hilton Hotel. Initially, the amoral Noredin views the… Continue reading The Nile Hilton Incident

Human Flow

26 Sept 2018 Director: Ai Weiwei Germany 2017 14O min Made over the span of a year across 23 countries, Human Flow is artist Ai Weiwei’s panoramic document of the global refugee crisis. Filmed with world-spanning breadth but never losing sight of individual human stories, this is a visually arresting work that makes extensive use… Continue reading Human Flow

A Fantastic Woman

06 Mar 2019 Director: Sebastián Lelio Chile, Germany, Spain, USA 2017 104 min Chilean director Sebastián Lelio follows up his 2013 festival hit, Gloria, with another luminous and deeply involving portrait of an isolated woman. In A Fantastic Woman, Lelio has created an exquisitely compassionate portrait of the everyday obstacles of transgender existence. Marina is… Continue reading A Fantastic Woman


21 Mar 2018 Director: Mohamed Diab Egypt, France, Germany 2016 97 min Clash is a tense, harrowing, state-of-the-nation drama. Set in 2013, it pitches the audience into the turmoil of the mass protests in Egypt that toppled the ruling Muslim Brotherhood. In the crushing heat of an already fraught day, rival demonstrators, innocent bystanders, allies… Continue reading Clash


24 Jan 2018 Director: François Ozon France, Germany 2016 114 min François Ozon breaks fresh ground with this touching, beautifully crafted period drama set in the aftermath of World War One. In a small German town, Anna mourns her fiancé, Frantz, who was killed in combat. She finds comfort in the arrival of a charming… Continue reading Frantz


7 Oct 2015 Director: Christian Petzold Germany 2014 98 min From the director of Barbara and with Nina Hoss in the lead role, Christian Petzold builds up an edgy sense of mystery, betrayal and double take in a superbly crafted melodrama set in post-war Germany. Disfigured concentration camp survivor Nelly (Hoss) has undergone reconstructive facial… Continue reading Phoenix