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The Farewell (PG)

Friday 18th October 2019 - Thursday 24th October 2019

This film announces at the outset that it’s “based on an actual lie.” The lie is actual because the filmmaker once told it in her own life and the lie serves as the pretext for what becomes a funny, emotionally intricate and deeply moving tale ...

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The Last Tree (15)

Friday 18th October 2019 - Wednesday 23rd October 2019

Femi, a British boy of Nigerian heritage, enjoys a happy rural childhood where he is raised by a doting foster mother and surrounded by a tight-knit group of friends – until his real mother reclaims him and whisks him back to inner-city London.

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For Sama (18)

Saturday 19th October 2019 - Thursday 24th October 2019

A love letter from a young mother to her daughter, the film tells the story of Waad al-Kateab’s life through five years of the uprising in Aleppo, Syria as she falls in love, gets married and gives birth to Sama, all while cataclysmic conflict rise...

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The Goldfinch (15)

Friday 25th October 2019 - Thursday 31st October 2019

Donna Tartt’s beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning 2014 novel has been adapted beautifully for the screen. It’s wonderful on the page, but it’s also meaty, dense, twisty, and utterly entrancing film. It’s a story that stretches from New York to Ams...

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The Shiny Shrimps (15)

Friday 25th October 2019 - Thursday 31st October 2019

Matthias, an Olympic champion at the end of his career, makes a homophobic statement on TV. His punishment: coach the Shiny Shrimps, a flamboyant and amateur gay water polo team.

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Bait (15)

Friday 1st November 2019 - Tuesday 5th November 2019

Back by popular demand and stunningly shot on a vintage 16mm camera using monochrome Kodak stock, Mark Jenkin’s film is a timely and funny, yet poignant tale that gets right to the heart of a Cornish community facing an unwelcome change.

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Judy (12A)

Friday 1st November 2019 - Thursday 7th November 2019

Featuring some of her best-known songs, the film celebrates the voice, the capacity for love, and the sheer pizzazz of “the world’s greatest entertainer”, Judy Garland.

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Don’t Look Now (15)

Saturday 2nd November 2019 - Thursday 7th November 2019

Voted the greatest British film of all time by Time Out, Nicholas Roeg's thriller has been programmed as a companion film to Bait whose director Mark Jenkins cites this as one of his favourite films.

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Reclaim the Frame – Seahorse: The Dad Who Gave Birth (15)

Monday 4th November 2019

One trans man’s pioneering quest to fulfill an age-old desire: to start his own family. With post screening panel discussion with Seahorse protagonist, Freddy McConnell.

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Good Posture (15)

Friday 8th November 2019 - Tuesday 12th November 2019

Recently graduated Lilian comes to New York to move in with her boyfriend. Fed up with her sense of entitlement, lack of drive and reliance on her absentee father, he quickly breaks up with her, leaving her desperate for a new home.

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