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This week’s new releases include Ingrid Goes West, a topical comedy starring Aubrey Plaza as an unhinged social media stalker; Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool, a moving, tragic tale of love lost and the pitfalls of stardom, Good Time, directed by the Safdie brothers, follows a troubled drifter as he enlists his younger brother to assist in a bank robbery; and Joachim Trier’s Thelma, depicting one young woman’s quest to reconcile her own sexuality and her deeply religious upbringing.

Manifesto, Cate Blanchett’s one-woman tribute to the role of art and artist manifestos in today’s society, will screen once only on Fri 17 Nov. The 21st UK International Jewish Film Festival continues its run, including screenings of Good Thoughts, Good Words, Good Deeds, a celebratory account of the life and times of renowned conductor Zubin Mehta, and Remember Baghdad, a fascinating look at a time when Iraq was one of the most diverse places on earth, told through the eyes of the Jews, the country’s first wave of refugees. Our States of Danger and Deceit season continues until mid-December.

The Florida ProjectThe Death of Stalin and The Killing of a Sacred Deer all continue.

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Ingrid Goes West (15)

Last session: today at 13.45
Following the death of her mother and a series of self-inflicted setbacks, young Ingrid Thorburn (the always wonderful...

Close Relations (18)

Tomorrow 17.50
Leading documentary filmmaker, Russian citizen and Soviet-born Ukrainian native Vitaly Mansky crisscrosses Ukraine to explore the country’s society...

Happy End (15)

From Fri 1 Dec
Michael Haneke revisits familiar ground with some brilliance in Happy End, a portrait of a bourgeois Calais family...

Brakes (15)

From Fri 1 Dec
Brakes follows the tumultuous stories of nine couples, plunging straight into the brutal and absurd endings of their...

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Eglantine (CTBA)

Starts Sat 2 Dec 2017 at 14.30
Eglantine is an intimate and vivid account of a young girl’s real and fantastical adventure in a remote...

Public House

Starts Sat 2 Dec 2017 at 17.00
Sarah Turner’s latest feature Public House will tour UK cinemas in May and June.

The Flight (12A)

Starts Sun 3 Dec 2017 at 16.00
One of the final films made in East Germany featuring the great actor Armin Mueller-Stahl - he would...

Unrest (12A)

Starts Wed 6 Dec 2017 at 18.00
Jennifer Brea is working on her PhD and months away from marrying the love
 of her life when...

Preview/ Menashe (U)

Starts Thu 7 Dec 2017 at 18.15
Shot in secret entirely within the Hasidic community depicted in the film, Menashe is a strikingly authentic and...

Edward Scissorhands (12A)

Starts Fri 8 Dec 2017 at 18.10
A reinterpretation on the Frankenstein story, Edward’s inventor unfortunately dies before he finishes his creation leaving him to...

Operation Ogre (12A)

Starts Tue 12 Dec 2017 at 18.15
From the director of Battle of Algiers and starring Gian Maria Volontè alongside Eusebio Poncela, José Sacristán and...

Batman Returns (15)

Starts Mon 18 Dec 2017 at 20.10
When a corrupt businessman and the grotesque Penguin plot to take control of Gotham City, only Batman can...

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...

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Stronger (15)

From Fri 8 Dec
This adaptation of the memoir by Jeff Bauman, recounts his struggles to adjust after losing his legs in...

Crime Wave (CTBA)

Mon 18 Dec 2017
One of the greatest and yet most perversely overlooked debuts in English Canadian movie history, writer-director John Paizs’s...