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New releases this week include our latest HOME Artist Film Rey, an ode to film and a fascinating fairytaleJupiter’s Moon following the story of Aryan, a young Syrian refugee trying to find his way into Hungary from Serbia; and Walk With Mecapturing the daily routine and rituals of monks and nuns.

One-off screenings and events this week include classic 1994 film The Last Seduction, John Dahl’s neo-noir hit featuring one of the all time great femme fatale performances from Linda Fiorentino. Also this week, the British Animation Awards: Public Choice Programme 1featuring the first of the specially selected programmes which contain a mix of animated shorts, music videos and commercials.

Our first film season of 2018 opens this weekend. Jack Rosenthal on Jack Rosenthal Street celebrates the iconic Manchester screenwriter’s career. Beginning with a double bill this Sunday, don’t miss your chance to explore some of the renowned and most-loved works from this local lad.

Continuing films include Molly’s GameThe Disaster ArtistSanctuary and MountainLoving Vincent returns.

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Mountain (PG)

Tomorrow 14.10
Narrated by Willem Dafoe, Mountain explores the nature of our modern fascination with mountains in collaboration with the...

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Early Man (CTBA)

From Fri 26 Jan
Courageous caveman Dug and his best friend Hognob must unite their tribe against a mighty enemy to save...

Pandora’s Box (CTBA)

Starts Sun 28 Jan 2018 at 13.30
Sensationally modern, Pabst’s lurid, controversial melodrama Pandora’s Box follows the downward spiral of the fiery, brash, yet innocent...

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...

NT Live/ Macbeth (12A)

Starts Thu 10 May 2018 at 18.45
The ruined aftermath of a bloody civil war. Ruthlessly fighting to survive, the Macbeths are propelled towards the...

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Downsizing (15)

From Fri 26 Jan
Alexander Payne’s latest feature is a whip-smart sci-fi social satire about a man who chooses to shrink himself...

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...