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New this week is Clio Bernard’s bold and beautifully crafted Dark River and The Ice King – a searing documentary of a lost cultural icon and one time greatest British ice skater John Curry.

On Tuesday evening we are delighted to welcome director Lynne Ramsay for a special Q&A following the preview screening of You Were Never Really Here.

One offs this week include George Lucas’ first feature THX 1138 – a dystopian science fiction film screening as part of Saturdays George Lucas: From Film School to Star Wars day courseBernard and Huey screens on Monday with a Q&A with director Dan Marvish. Our Japan Touring Foundation Film Programme and award favourites I, TonyaLady BirdThe Shape of Water, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, MissouriPhantom Thread and Loveless all continue.

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Erase And Forget (18)

From Fri 2 Mar
Filmed over ten years using impressive visual material, Zimmerman’s portrait of American Vietnam veteran Bo Gritz embodies contemporary...

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Mondo Cane (18)

Starts Sat 3 Mar 2018 at 17.30
This is the film that started the mondo craze. Mondo Cane is a kaleidoscopic tour of perverse rituals...

The Touch (15)

Starts Sun 4 Mar 2018 at 13.00
The Touch features an outstanding performance from Elliot Gould as a New York archaeologist who is drawn into...

Pink Narcissus (18)

Starts Mon 5 Mar 2018 at 18.30
James Bidgood’s cult classic was painstakingly created over six years and imagines a young hustler’s journey from innocence...

Phase IV (PG)

Starts Sat 10 Mar 2018 at 18.10
A film that has slowly acquired cult status, graphic designer Saul Bass’s sole film as director is a...

Brexitannia (CTBA)

Starts Sun 11 Mar 2018 at 15.40
In the wake of the most momentous event in modern British history, Brexitannia presents a complex panorama of...

Viktoria (12A)

Starts Mon 12 Mar 2018 at 17.30
Debut feature by Bulgarian director Maya Vitkova, Viktoria is a darkly comic absurdist epic that plays out against...

Quick Change (15)

Starts Sat 17 Mar 2018 at 18.30
Murray stars as a burnt-out New Yorker, who conspires with a number of cohorts to pull off the...

The Seventh Seal (PG)

Starts Sun 18 Mar 2018 at 18.00
Bergman' s classic masterpiece beautifully restored for its 50th anniversary. In an attempt to stave off his imminent...

Melancholia (15)

Starts Mon 19 Mar 2018 at 20.40
Jeroen Krabbé stars as David Keller, a successful German art critic living in London. Despite his success, Keller...

Journeyman (CTBA)

From Fri 30 Mar
Matty Burton (Considine) is a middleweight boxing champion. Nearing the end of his career, he needs to make...

RSC Live: Macbeth (12A)

Starts Wed 11 Apr 2018 at 18.45
This contemporary production of Shakespeare’s darkest psychological thriller marks both Christopher Eccleston’s RSC debut and the return of...

Migas de pan (18)

Starts Fri 13 Apr 2018 at 20.30
When Liliana returns to Uruguay her conscience is painfully torn between the political and the personal. Will she...

100 metros (15)

Starts Sun 15 Apr 2018 at 15.30
Ramón is determined to finish an Iron-Man: 3.8 km swimming, 180 km cycling and 42 km running –...

Los Perros (12A)

Starts Mon 16 Apr 2018 at 13.40
When Mariana grows closer to her enigmatic riding instructor, The Colonel, she's directly confronted with the outrages of...

El Bar (18)

Starts Mon 16 Apr 2018 at 20.30
In a bar on an average morning in Madrid, regulars and strangers enjoy their coffee and pastries. Life...

Canoa (18)

Starts Wed 18 Apr 2018 at 19.45
Politically-charged drama based on real events: in May 1968, four employees of the University of Puebla were lynched...

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ROH Live: Carmen (Live)

Tue 6 Mar 2018
Carmen is the best-known work by French composer Georges Bizet, and one of the most famous operas in...
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4 Q&A

Wed 7 Mar 18.10
There will be a post screening Q&A with director Daniel Kutschinski and Harvey Davies (RNCM) after the screening...

The Square (15)

From Fri 16 Mar
Ruben Östlund's Palme d’Or-winner is a brilliantly funny and bracingly surreal art-world satire that focuses on the respected...

Custody (CTBA)

From Fri 23 Mar
French director Xavier Legrand's debut feature is an explosive family drama that is as gripping as it is...

Westwood (CTBA)

From Fri 23 Mar
Since igniting the punk movement with ex-partner and Sex Pistols’ manager Malcolm McLaren, Vivienne Westwood has been redefining...

I Got Life! (CTBA)

From Fri 23 Mar
César award-winner Agnès Jaoui gives an intelligent and affecting performance as Aurore; 50, flirty and not so-thriving, her...

Gook (CTBA)

From Fri 23 Mar
Two Korean-American brothers running their father's struggling shoe store develop an unlikely friendship with a neighborhood 11 year-old...

Gholam (CTBA)

From Fri 30 Mar
Director Mitra Trabizian presents a pulsating thriller about an an Iranian immigrant living in London dealing with his...