Friday 4 May 2018
A Man Called Ove
15 | Sweden | 2016 | Swedish, Persian
Director: Hannes Holm
Included in Main Season
A touching and sometimes comic drama about a stubborn man who is all too willing to point out the faults in his neighbours. One of the most popular and entertaining films to come from Sweden in many years.
Friday 18 May 2018
The White Knights
12 | Belgium | 2015 | French/Arabic
Director: Joachim Lafosse
Based on a true story, this topical drama tells of an NGO entering Chad's civil war to rescue orphans from the conflict. Their plans, driven by the best of intentions, soon go wrong in unexpected ways.
Friday 1 June 2018
Since Otar Left
15 | Georgia | 2004 | Georgian/French/Russian
Director: Julie Bertuccelli
A charming tale of three generations of Georgian women, Otar's mother, sister and niece. When he goes missing, their search for him exposes tensions and takes unexpected directions…this is a beautiful, affecting film about family life.
Friday 15 June 2018
12 | Austria | 2012 | German/English
Director: Jem Cohen
A security guard's reflections at Vienna's art museum, and his relationship with a lonely American visitor, develop into a wideranging journey through art, the city, love and life. This is a mysterious, beautiful and compelling film.
Friday 29 June 2018
18 | Brazil | 2016 | Portugese
Director: Kleber Mendonça Filho
Widow and retired music critic Clara is the last resident of the Aquarius apartment block. When developers determine to drive her out, the stage is set for an epic struggle that is both profoundly personal and a wider critique of wider trends in Brazilian society. One of the very best Latin American films of recent times.