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Winter 2018

 

Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion

18 | Italy | 1971 | Italian
Crime, Drama
Director: Elio Petri
Date Shown: Wednesday 10 January 2018

A dramatic thriller and a devastating indictment of Italian police corruption. Gian Maria Volonte stars in one of the best Italian films of the 1970s.


The Headless Woman

12 | Argentina | 2008 | Spanish
Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Director: Lucrecia Martel
Date Shown: Wednesday 24 January 2018

Veronica hits something while out driving and news emerges that a child has disappeared. This mystery thriller from one of Argentina's leading directors has attracted huge critical acclaim.


The Lost Honour of Katharina Blum

15 | Germany | 1975 | German
Crime, Drama
Director: Volker Schlöndorff & Margarethe von Trotta
Date Shown: Wednesday 31 January 2018

Set in a climate of fear and paranoia, a young woman's life is slowly destroyed following her innocent meeting with a man who is suspected by the authorities of being a political activist.


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The Midwife

12 | France | 2016 | French
Drama
Director: Martin Provost
Date Shown: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Two French acting greats, Catherine Deneuve and Catherine Frot, star in this engrossing drama about two very different women and who share a complex past.


Dispossession

PG | UK | 2017 | 
Documentary
Director: Paul Sng
Date Shown: Sunday 11 March 2018

An exploration of the neglect, demolition and regeneration of council estates in the U.K. over the past thirty years. This powerful film reveals how individuals and communities are fighting against the state and private developers, as they try to save their homes from demolition, while investigating the decisions that turned a crisis into a tragedy.


The Eagle Huntress

U | Mongolia | 2016 | Kazakh
Documentary, Adventure, Sport
Director: Otto Bell
Date Shown: Wednesday 21 March 2018

A 13-year-old girl trains to become the first female eagle hunter in twelve generations. A remarkable documentary featuring spectacular scenery and awe-inspiring photography.


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