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

Limbo

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

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

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

Rocks

20 October 2021 UK 2019 Director: Sarah Gavron Rocks is Olushola Joy Omotoso (Bukky Bakray), a London teenager whose life is radically altered when she is left on her own with a little brother who needs her. Fearing they will be separated, she decides to step up to the situation. She tells no one and… Continue reading Rocks

After Love

22 September 2021 UK 2019 Director: Aleem Khan This debut feature from director Akeem Khan is an intriguing tale of secrets and lies. Mary Hussain converted to Islam when she married her husband Ahmed and has a close and loving relationship with both him and his family. When Ahmed dies suddenly, Mary finds herself to… Continue reading After Love

Our Ladies

14 December 2022 UK 2019 Director: Michael Caton-Jones Lock up your loved ones. The girls of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour are heading to the big city and nobody is safe. Michael Caton-Jones’ adaptation of Alan Warner’s novel The Sopranos does not disappoint. A school trip to an Edinburgh singing competition is justthe ticket for… Continue reading Our Ladies