Thu 22 Aug

Blinded by the Light  12A  

Blinded by the Light
17:40 (AD), 20:50 (AD)
British director Gurinder Chadha (Bhaji on the Beach, Bend It Like Beckham) returns with this upbeat comedy, inspired by journalist Sarfraz Manzoor’s youthful obsession with US rock legend Bruce Springsteen whose music changes the life of one sensitive British teenager of Pakistani descent.

Transit  12A  PS

Pioneering German director Christian Petzold (Phoenix, Barbara) returns with this experimental historical thriller starring Franz Rogowski as Georg, a German refugee fleeing persecution from Nazi-occupied France by assuming the identity of a recently deceased author.

Preview: Bait + Q&A with Mark Jenkin  15  

Preview: Bait + Q&A with Mark Jenkin
18:00 (Sold Out)
Stunningly shot on a vintage 16mm camera using monochrome Kodak stock, Mark Jenkin’s remarkable new film is a timely and funny, yet poignant tale that gets right to the heart of a Cornish community facing an unwelcome change.

Leto  15  PS

Based on the true story of popular Soviet band Kino, Kirill Serebennikov’s vivid, playful evocation of the Russian underground music scene just before Perestroika, revolves around the musical rivalry between rocker Mike (Roma Zver) and newcomer Viktor (Teo Yoo), who clash over politics, influences and the affections of Mike’s wife Natasha.

Animals  15  

From Sundance Award-winning Australian director Sophie Hyde (52 Tuesdays), this beautifully nuanced comedy drama sees two hard-partying thirty-something best friends have their relationship strained by the realities of getting older.