June 2019 Cinema Podcast
 June 2019 Cinema Podcast

Posted on Wed 29 May 2019

Featuring the extra-ordinary ordinariness of Gloria Bell, the richly sensuous In Fabric from British director Peter Strickland and the compelling story and incredible talent of footballer Maradonna, there is much to look forward to in June.
Cinema Rediscovered 2019 - Programme Announced

Posted on Wed 29 May 2019

We are delighted to announce the programme details of the 4th edition of Cinema Rediscovered (25 - 28 July 2019) which explores the invention, innovation and mystery of cinema; diving deep into the legacy of revered filmmakers as well as shining a spotlight on lesser known cinematic voices.
 Introducing 'Fiction Documentary': power play in My Friend the Polish Girl 

Posted on Tue 28 May 2019 by Tara Judah

Bending the boundaries of genre far beyond their limits, filmmakers Ewa Banaszkiewicz and Mateusz Dymek have coined a new term for their unique feature debut, My Friend the Polish Girl. The 'Fiction Documentary', as they call it, questions both modes of filmmaking, asking us to think about the ethics and power dynamics at play every time a camera is picked up and aimed at an individual.
What makes a creative business grow?

Posted on Thu 23 May 2019

Ways of Working: Creative Business Journeys is an interactive exhibition at KWMC from 7 June which explores the fundamental concepts of creativity, sustainability and community, asking what allows a creative business to grow?
 Tribute to Aretha Franklin: A Natural Legend 

Posted on Thu 9 May 2019 by Roger Griffith

Aretha Franklin will always remain the Queen of Soul, but her voice, work and accomplishments stretch beyond music, author, broadcaster and Executive Chair at Ujima Radio, Roger Griffith, writes.
Update on our expansion plans...

Posted on Thu 9 May 2019

We thought you would like to know that we have now submitted a planning application for the creation of Cinema 4 and a supporting catering offer, in the ground floor unit next to our main entrance.
Did you know it's Deaf Awareness Week?

Posted on Tue 7 May 2019

It's Deaf Awareness Week (Mon 6 - Sun 12 May) - help us to raise awareness with some films we've made (and try signing your drinks order in the Café/Bar for a little discount!)
May 2019 Cinema Podcast
 May 2019 Cinema Podcast

Posted on Wed 24 April 2019

This month's podcast looks to the stars in anticipation of strange, sexual and totally surreal sorta-sci-fi High Life plus a season of films revisiting some of sci-fi’s most potent examples of the genre’s preoccupation with the effects of human isolation.
 Eighth Grade: honesty, anxiety and the Internet  

Posted on Wed 24 April 2019 by Julia Ray

Eighth Grade is a frank look at the anxieties of a twenty-nine-year-old male comedian, through the eyes of a thirteen-year-old girl. It might sound odd but, Julia Ray writes, it works more perfectly than you’d think.
 Rafiki: a politically charged love story 

Posted on Thu 18 April 2019 by Julia Ray

Following international outcry, surrounding its ban by the Kenya Film Classification Board for violating anti-LGBT+ laws, Rafiki is fast becoming one of the most talked about LGBT+ films of the last five years. Following the journey of tom-boyish Kena and the vibrant and impulsive Ziki, young love and friendship bloom in a politically charged neighbourhood of Nairobi. 
 Letter to Koreeda 

Posted on Wed 10 April 2019 by Tara Judah

Hirokazu Koreeda's films have taken up so much real estate in my heart that I wondered what I might say if I wrote a letter to the great filmmaker.