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Drama202094 minsDirector: Clio Barnard
Clio Barnard’s latest film is a tremendously warm and tenderly written love story.
Horror202186 minsDirector: Jane Schoenbrun
This remarkable debut from Jane Schoenbrun is destined to be a cult classic.
Drama2020107 minsDirector: Joanna Hogg
The second chapter of Joanna Hogg’s semi-autobiographical masterpiece and winner of Sight and Sound's 'Best Films of 2021' poll.
Drama2021107 minsDirector: Juho Kuosmanen
Juho Kuosmanen’s grungy train journey to Siberia, in a Finnish student’s shared sleeper carriage with a volatile Russian labourer, won the 2021 Cannes Grand Prix.
Drama2021179 minsDirector: Ryusuke Hamaguchi
Inspired by Haruki Murakami’s short story, Ryusuke Hamaguchi takes us on an unpredictable and self-revelatory journey in this serene yet riveting Oscar-winning drama.
Documentary202192 minsDirector: Marie Amiguet
An adventurer and one of the world's most renowned wildlife photographers attempt to track the most elusive of big cats, in this stunning documentary scored by Warren Ellis and Nick Cave.
Cannes Film Festival
Celebrate the Cannes Film Festival with our collection of major prize-winners and contenders from previous festivals.
Coming of Age
Filmmakers love it, audiences live it. The rites-of-passage film enables us the chance to relive the past with wisdom, but not angst.
Showcasing the best of Black culture in film and TV history.
Drama2021110 minsDirector: Fred Baillif
A gripping drama of girls living in residential care that bristles with rare intensity and dangerous energy.
Drama2009106 minsDirector: Abbas Kiarostami
Abbas Kiarostami directs Juliette Binoche in a personal and playful drama about a day in the life of a French gallery owner and a British author.
Drama2021103 minsDirector: Pascual Sisto
A troubled teenager holds his family captive in this gripping psychological thriller starring Michael C. Hall and Jennifer Ehle as his parents.
Drama2018120 minsDirector: Joanna Hogg
Winner of Sundance 2019's Grand Jury Prize, The Souvenir is the compelling, semi-autobiographical drama from acclaimed writer-director Joanna Hogg.
Comedy2017151 minsDirector: Ruben Östlund
From director Ruben Östlund (Force Majeure) comes a satire on the hypocrisy of the art world, starring Claes Bang, Elisabeth Moss and Dominic West. Winner of the Palme d'Or.
Drama2013125 minsDirector: Jia Zhangke
Jia Zhangke’s state-of-the-nation report on contemporary China is comprised of four stories about shocking acts of violence.
Classic Cannes Festival
The red carpet remains forever unfurled in this selection from the world’s most famous film festival.
3 You Must See
Your time is precious, so we've done some of the hard work for you.
3 of the best from the world's greatest filmmakers, themes and cinematic movements.
Under 90 Minutes
When time matters, these films get it done.
Magazine and Review show198211 mins Location: Cotmanhay
Trapped by disillusionment - Cotmanhay becomes a prison for Anthony.
Documentary198626 mins Location: Sheffield
The many joys of barbershop singing on display as our Sheffield hopefuls are cajoled into a winning chorus by an inspirational teacher.
Amateur film19579 minsSilent Location: Sheringham
Family scenes on the beach at Sheringham, including the return of the RNLB Forester's Centenary lifeboat and children playing in 1957.
Advert193410 minsSilent Location: Timperley
A silent comedy advertising the products of the Carborundum company.
Home movie194617 minsSilent Location: Llangollen
Caesar Hughes, a clock-maker with shops in Chirk and Llangollen, keeps track of post-war times, recording local events on film e.g. agricultural shows, the River Dee in spate.
News19754 mins Location: Himley
The Staffordshire pub where the beer bottles roll uphill and the landlord claims, "You come in drunk and go out sober".
Portraits of public and private lives against the shifting social climate of 20th century Britain.
Football on Film
Football and film: two giants of 20th century spectacle. Born just a few years apart, film and the professional game have grown up together, as this fascinating collection shows.
Queer East Shorts
Showcasing rarely-seen queer cinema from East and Southeast Asia to audiences in the UK.