Director: Jia Zhangke Date Shown: Friday 5 November 2021
An epic, bittersweet tale from China's most prominent film director showcasing his ability to capture the spirit and complexity of a nation in rapid social and economic transition.
15 | UK | 2019 | English
Director: Mark Jenkin Date Shown: Friday 19 November 2021
Stunningly shot in 16mm black and white on a handheld camera, this is a remarkable, up to the minute story of tensions between locals and incomers in Cornwall with a stunning final outcome.
12 | Germany | 2019 | German, French, subtitled
Director: Christian Petzold Date Shown: Friday 3 December 2021
This 1940s tale of refugees, riot police and stolen identities is cleverly set in present day Marseilles. As the protagonist steals an identity to make his escape to Mexico, deeply disturbing results follow.
Director: Billy Wilder Date Shown: Friday 17 December 2021
One of the funniest films of all time, this classic starring Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon and Marilyn Monroe is a stunningly slick and quick-fire farce that fizzes with energy from start to finish. Seeing it on the big screen makes all the more impact!
15 | Georgia | 2013 | Georgian, subtitled
Director: Nana Ekvtimishvili and Simon Groß Date Shown: Friday 4 February 2022
A civil war in the former Soviet republic of Georgia provides the background to this remarkable teenage coming of age story in a turbulent, unpredictable and largely unforgiving society.
15 | Iran | 2018 | Persian, subtitled
Director: Jafar Panahi Date Shown: Friday 18 February 2022
An Iranian road trip movie that takes us deep into the countryside through the eyes of three generations of film makers, each with a different view on their country and its future.