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Drama2020119 minsDirector: Eric Steel
David gets a taste of freedom whilst living in 1980’s New York City when he develops a close friendship with his grandfather’s neighbours, two elderly closeted men.
Comedy2021106 minsDirector: Radu Jude
Radu Jude’s scathing satire finds schoolteacher Emi threatened with dismissal when a private sex tape goes viral.
Drama2021103 minsDirector: Khalil Joreige
A package of keepsakes from 1980s wartime Beirut arrives in contemporary Montreal, in this stylish intergenerational drama from acclaimed directors Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige.
Drama2021104 minsDirector: Eva Husson
In this beautiful adaptation of Graham Swift’s novel, starring Josh O’Connor and Odessa Young, a writer has a creative awakening steeped in books, love and loss.
Drama2021117 minsDirector: Pablo Larraín
Pablo Larraín's sublime ‘fable from a true story’ imagines a Christmas weekend at Sandringham in the early 1990s, as an unhappy Princess Diana contemplates saying ‘no’.
Drama202095 minsDirector: Philip Baranttini
An emotionally scarred London chef (Stephen Graham) struggles to keep it together in this formally extraordinary and beautifully acted single-take thriller.
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Non-Fiction192487 minsDirector: J.B.L. Noel
Premiere. A breathtaking and poignant account of the valiant 1924 British assault on the awe-inspiring peak, beautifully restored by the BFI.
Comedy202083 minsDirector: Ryan Hooper
Michael Smiley plays a criminal hiding out at the quietest toll booth in Wales, in this irresistibly clever and darkly-comic crime caper.
Science Fiction2019105 minsDirector: Jessica Hausner
Jessica Hausner’s cool, witty and unsettling sci-fi starring Emily Beecham and Ben Whishaw.
Narrative music video202145 minsDirector: Alasdair McLellan
Saint Etienne present a beautiful and enveloping nostalgia trip through 1990s Britain.
War1982123 minsDirector: Nagisa Oshima
An unflinching study of brutality and resistance, fear and desire in a Japanese WWII POW camp, directed with verve by Oshima and starring David Bowie, Ryuichi Sakamoto and Tom Conti.
Drama202090 minsDirector: Aleem Khan
In this knockout feature debut from filmmaker Aleem Khan, Joanna Scanlan is superb as a woman left reeling upon discovering her late husband’s secrets. Winner of six BIFAs.
Now in its 12th year, MyFrenchFilmFestival shines a spotlight on a new generation of French-language filmmakers and gives audiences around the world the chance to share their love of French cinema.
To the Ends of the Earth
Journey across the planet’s most challenging terrain in this ode to exploration and endurance.
Our online tribute to a leading figure of the nouvelle vague.
Government sponsored film19405 mins
Grumpy Grandma is put in her place during wartime food demonstration
News19771 minsSilent Location: Exeter
A Look at the Anglo-French Supersonic Airliner ConcordeA Look at the Anglo-French Supersonic Airliner Concorde
Government sponsored film197310 mins
‘The Atlantic is just three and a half hours wide’: Concorde opens up a new age of supersonic transport
This fascinating documentary charts the history of advertising from 1897 up to 1960 – as the era of the Mad Men took hold.
Promotional195915 mins Location: Wolverhampton
Converting dingy kitchens to jewels of brightness: Easiclene show the 1950s housewife how to escape grey austerity; aided by their 'charming' demonstrators.
Animation & Artists Moving Image196710 mins
What the Devil made you start smoking?
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Journey across the planet’s most challenging terrain in this ode to exploration and endurance on film.
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