The partnership of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger is one of the most influential in cinema history. Among the undisputable masterpieces created by the two are The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943), The Red Shoes (1948), The Tales... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 15.30
A young American in Italy experiences the bittersweet pangs of first love in Luca Guadagnino’s (I Am Love, A Bigger Splash) exquisitely realised coming-of-age/coming-out story.
The year is 1983. Seventeen-year-old Elio (Timothée Chalamet) is spending the summer in Lombardy with... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 15.40
Ageing Calais construction magnate Georges Laurent (Jean-Louis Trintignant) has passed the reins of the family business to daughter Anne (Isabelle Huppert). However, a series of increasingly sinister events soon conspire to unravel the wealthy clan’s cosseted existence. A coolly observed... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 15.50
This film is F-Rated. Find out more here.
Marek Skrobecki’s Danny Boy tells of the only person with a head in a world of people without. Paweł Prewencki’s Beach has a clear ecological message. Sylwia Gaweł’s Domestication depicts the relationship between a man and his... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 12.00
The fascinating life of gynaecologist and sexologist Michalina Wisłocka forms the subject matter of this biopic, led by a tour-de-force performance by Magdalena Boczarska in the title role.
Wisłocka came to public attention in the 1970s for her book The... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 18.00
Life seems to be conspiring against Menashe, a kind-hearted if somewhat hapless grocery store clerk living in the Hasidic Jewish community of Brooklyn’s Borough Park area. Recently bereaved, he struggles to make ends meet whilst raising his young son Rieven.
BOOK NOW Times: 13.50, 20.30
Acclaimed filmmaker Pat Collins (Silence) presents the life story of legendary seannós singer Joe Heaney. The film celebrates the genius of the musician while painting an unflinching portrait of a deeply enigmatic and complex man. Born in Connemara in 1919,... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 13.10, 18.30, 20.20
All screenings are available with Audio Description.
2003 saw the low-key release of a film called The Room. Immediately and universally derided as one of the worst films ever made, it represented a passion project for its producer-writer-director-star, the mysterious... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 13.20, 20.40
There will be Open Captioned (OC) screenings on 13.10 on Tuesday 14th and 20.20 on Thursday 16th. All screenings will be Audio Described.
Moonee (Brooklynn Prince), the six year-old protagonist of Sean... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 18.10
ARCHIVE AT LUNCHTIME NOVEMBER 2018: DOUBLE BILL
FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL: AT WAR
FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL: CÉDRIC KAHN MASTERCLASS
FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL: CLOUZOT: THE RAVEN
FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL: ROBERTO SUCCO
FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL: SCHOOL’S OUT
FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL: SORRY ANGEL
IFI & FESTIVAL OF POLITICS: WHEN THE WAR COMES
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