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Loro

Loro 18

Paolo Sorrentino’s latest is an ambitious, no-holds-barred satire of the life and misfortunes of the corrupt, scandal-ridden Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.

6 upcoming showings between Tue 23 & Thu 25 April

Wild Rose F-Rated

Wild Rose 15

Showing as part of Early Doors

An uplifting story about a young woman balancing her dreams of being a country music star with the responsibilities of motherhood.

9 upcoming showings between Tue 23 & Thu 25 April

Dumbo

Dumbo PG

Showing as part of Subtitled Mondays

From the imagination of Tim Burton comes a spectacular and enthralling new live action epic: the story of Dumbo the flying elephant continues!

6 upcoming showings between Tue 23 & Thu 25 April

Red Joan F-Rated

Red Joan 12A

Showing as part of Subtitled Mondays

Judi Dench plays a retired physicist who is revealed, late in life, to be a long-serving spy for the KGB in this new thriller from renowned British theatre director Trevor Nunn.

13 upcoming showings between Tue 23 April & Thu 2 May

Sisters Brothers

The Sisters Brothers 15

Showing as part of Early Doors

John C. Reilly and Joaquin Phoenix star as squabbling sibling assassins in this darkly comic Western directed by Jacques Audiard (A Prophet, Rust and Bone).

6 upcoming showings between Tue 23 & Thu 25 April

The Widow of Saint-Pierre

The Widow of Saint-Pierre + Intro 15

(La Veuve de Saint-Pierre)

Showing as part of Special Screenings , Taking Lives: Art, Activism and the Death Penalty On Screen

In this period drama starring Juliette Binoche a murderer awaits the guillotine on an island, even as his character, and his popularity with the islanders, begins to shift.

French

1 upcoming showing - Tue 23 Apr 17.30

Mid 90s

Mid90s 15

Showing as part of Special Screenings , Subtitled Mondays

13-year-old Stevie escapes his bleak home life by befriending a group of skate punks in this brilliant debut from Jonah Hill.

4 upcoming showings between Tue 23 & Thu 25 April

RafikiTriple F-Rated

Rafiki 12A

When romance blossoms between two Kenyan girls, they must choose between their happiness and their safety. A vibrant, vital film buzzing with chemistry between its two leads.

Swahili/English

3 upcoming showings between Tue 23 & Thu 25 April

touchF-Rated

Touch of Evil 12A

Showing as part of Film Studies: Not Just Dumb Blondes

Widely regarded as one of the greatest films of all time, Orson Welles’ cult film noir set on the Mexican border involves murder, kidnapping and corruption.

1 upcoming showing - Wed 24 Apr 18.00

pond life

Pond Life + Q&A with Bill Buckhurst & Richard Hawley 15

Showing as part of Special Screenings

Sitting in the great British tradition of films about post-industrial communities, this is a striking first feature from acclaimed theatre director Bill Buckhurst, with a fantastic original score by Richard Hawley

1 upcoming showing - Wed 24 Apr 18.15

The White Crow

The White Crow 12A

Showing as part of Subtitled Mondays, Early Doors

Director Ralph Fiennes captures the raw physicality and brilliance of Rudolf Nureyev, who revolutionised ballet after escaping to the West in the height of the Cold War.

1 showings on Mon 1 Apr

Nobody Knows

Nobody Knows 12A

Showing as part of Special Screenings , Of Flesh and Blood: The Films of Hirokazu Kore-eda

Inspired by a true story, this heartbreaking film charts the gradual descent of four children into an almost feral state after they are abandoned by their mother in their small Tokyo apartment.

1 showings on Sun 21 Apr

MW1

The Miracle Worker PG

Showing as part of Philosophy at the Showroom

The story of the relationship between Helen Keller, a deaf and blind girl, and Anne Sullivan, her half-blind teacher, and how Anne managed to teach Helen sign language.

1 upcoming showing - Thu 25 Apr 18.00

Ash is the Purest White F-Rated

Ash is Purest White 15

From one of the most exciting filmmakers in the world comes this dazzling Gangster epic, a sprawling tale of loyalty, love and survival.

Chinese, Mandarin

14 upcoming showings between Fri 26 April & Thu 2 May

pond life

Pond Life 15

Sitting in the great British tradition of films about post-industrial communities, this is a striking first feature from acclaimed theatre director Bill Buckhurst, with a fantastic original score by Richard Hawley.

14 upcoming showings between Fri 26 April & Thu 2 May

StyxF-Rated

Styx 12A

An emergency doctor sailing alone across the Atlantic encounters a damaged boat overloaded with desperate refugees in this gripping and thought provoking drama.

13 upcoming showings between Fri 26 April & Thu 2 May

Eighth Grade F-Rated

Eighth Grade 15

Equal parts hilarious and heart-melting, the critically-adored Eighth Grade wraps you up in the trials and tribulations of adolescence.

22 upcoming showings between Fri 26 April & Thu 9 May

princess

The Princess and the Frog U

Showing as part of Reel Adventures - Family Film Club

Beautiful Tiana and a frog prince who desperately wants to be human again share a fateful kiss that leads them on quite an adventure.

1 upcoming showing - Sat 27 Apr 10.30

Eve 3

National Theatre Live: All About Eve 12A

Showing as part of Stage on Screen

Gillian Anderson (X-Files, NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Lily James (Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again) lead in All About Eve, broadcast live to cinemas from the West End in London.

1 showings on Thu 11 Apr

Maborosi

Maborosi 12A

Showing as part of Of Flesh and Blood: The Films of Hirokazu Kore-eda

Kore-eda’s much-lauded first feature length film is a profoundly beautiful, unhurried and reflective work about a widow’s attempts to rebuild her life after her husband takes his own life.

Japanese

2 upcoming showings between Sun 28 April & Thu 2 May

Red Joan

Red Joan (Baby Friendly Screening) 12A

Showing as part of Kino Bambino! For parent/guardians + babies under 1 only

Judi Dench plays a retired physicist who is revealed, late in life, to be a long-serving spy for the KGB in this new thriller from renowned British theatre director Trevor Nunn.

1 upcoming showing - Mon 29 Apr 11.00

haleF-Rated

Doc/Nights Presents: Hale County, This Morning, This Evening + Otis Mensah CTBA

Showing as part of Doc/Nights

One of the most essential documentary releases of the year. An inspired, intimate and lyrical portrait of African American lives in Hale County, Alabama.

1 upcoming showing - Mon 29 Apr 18.00

lahaine

Le Cinéma Français: Contemporary Dramas and the Nouvelle Vague for A Level French Students

Part of Student Study Days

A BFI Study Day for A Level French Students

Next on Tue 30 Apr 2019

bohemian rhapsody2

Bohemian Rhapsody 12A

Showing as part of Relaxed Screenings

A foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury.

1 upcoming showing - Tue 30 Apr 12.00

Killing 3

A Short Film About Killing + Intro 18

Showing as part of Taking Lives: Art, Activism and the Death Penalty On Screen

This celebrated crime drama from Polish director Krzysztof Kieślowski deals with a cold-blooded murder, followed by a calculated state execution.

Polish

1 upcoming showing - Tue 30 Apr 17.30

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