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Moomin Mania

Now screening

A special season of Moomin-related films and events over the May half term to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Finland's biggest pop culture export - Tove Jansson's loveably eccentric, chubby, hippo-esque trolls the Moomins!



The Playable City Award 2015 Shortlist

Have your say

We've just announced the seven shortlisted projects for the Playable City Award - now you, the people who play, can have your say on the lot. Let's hear your thoughts, questions and comments!


Can you do it in 90 seconds?

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Whatever your budget, whatever your genre - we want your tiny films! Enter DepicT! by Mon 6 July to be in with a chance of winning £2500 and other exclusive prizes...

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Clouds of Sils Maria

Now screening

This is a powerful and moving reflection on aging, acting and the nature of theatre from director Olivier Assayas, which centres around the incredible talent of Juliette Binoche, Kristen Stewart and Chloe Grace Moretz.

Tales of Hoffmann

Restored and Re-presented Sunday Brunches

Sundays in May at 12:00

This month we bring together new old films by Michaelangelo Antonioni, Francesco Rosi, Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger, Fritz Lang and Eric Rohmer for you to enjoy where they were originally intended to be seen - in the cinema.

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Now screening

Céline Sciamma (Water Lilies, Tomboy) continues her exploration of female youth with this tale of a 16-year old girl growing up on one of the dicey banlieue neighbourhoods on the outskirts of Paris.

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A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night

Now screening

Shot in crisp black and white this is a haunting story of love between two misfits who shouldn't be together.  Set in the fictional Iranian underworld of Bad City, a desolate and industrial place, riddled with drug dealers The Girl is a hijab-wearing vampiress who hunts them down.

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The New Girlfriend

Now screening

A young woman makes a surprising discovery about the husband (Romain Duris) of her late best friend, in acclaimed director François Ozon’s witty new drama.

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Opens Fri 29 May

Great African director Abderrahmane Sissako brings his unparalleled artistry to this Oscar®-nominated account of the early days of the Islamic Jihadist takeover of Timbuktu in 2012. One of the most important, soulful cinematic experiences of the year.

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19 May, 2015
Have your say on the 2015 Playable City Award Shortlist

Were you one of the thousands of people who played, danced and shaped their shadows under streetlights last year? Perhaps you struck up a conversation with a lamp post in the summer of 2013? These projects - Shadowing and Hello Lamp Post - are previous winners of our Playable City Award and we've just announced the seven shortlisted projects for this year - now you, the people who play, can have your say on the lot.