What's on Today Sat 30 May
In the face of the global, local, and national destruction of biodiversity and ecosystems, in this talk economist Dieter Helm offers a crucial set of strategies for establishing natural capital policy that is balanced, economically sustainable, and politically viable.
From the ruins of the Soviet and American histories, McKenzie Wark looks fo a way to understand and combat climate change and provides a message of hope.
We Are Many 12A
Amir Amirani’s revealing documentary charts the events and discourse that led to the day back in 2003, when over 30 million people in over 800 cities across the world marched in protest against the impending Iraq War in what became the biggest global demonstration in history.
Created in a unique hand-drawn animation technique inspired by the 1940s comic strips, this film celebrates Tove Jansson's universally loved Moomins in their original context. The whole gang head to the French Riviera and are tempted by fame, fortune and high society. Will they come to their senses?
Julian Baggini blends philosophy, neuroscience, sociology and cognitive science, and draws on scientific research and fascinating encounters with expert witnesses to bring the issues raised by the possibilities and denials of free will vividly to life.
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.
Timbuktu 12A (S)
Great African director Abderrahmane Sissako brings his lucid brilliance and unparalleled artistry to this Oscar®-nominated account of the early days of the Islamic Jihadist takeover of northern Timbuktu in 2012. One of the most important, soulful cinematic experiences of the year.
Hadley Freeman looks back at the American films of the 1980s, detailing the decade's key players, genres and tropes, and explains why Pretty in Pink and Sixteen Candles should be put on school syllabuses immediately.