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New releases this week include The Party, the new film from Sally Potter; Loving Vincent, a ground-breaking collision of painting and cinema; and The Snowman, a new thriller starring Michael Fassbender.

Film seasons include Creative Visions: Hong Kong Cinema 1997 – 2017 and Black History Month 2017 which both continue this week.

Other one-offs include a special preview screening of I Am Not A Witch, before it’s general release next Friday. We’re delighted to be joined by the director Rungano Nyoni for a Q&A at the screening.

Blade Runner 2049 Daphne, In Between and God’s Own Country all continue.

Highlights: Cinema



Thu 26 - Tue 31 Oct
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Dumplings (18)

Starts Tue 31 Oct 2017 at 18.20
Director Fruit Chan is widely acknowledged as one of the most important talents to appear in the Hong...

The Shining (18)

Starts Tue 31 Oct 2017 at 20.20
Reissued for Halloween, Kubrick’s adaptation of Stephen King remains a formidable and unsettling viewing experience.

Z (15)

Starts Sat 4 Nov 2017 at 20.20
One of the most influential political thrillers of all time. A magistrate assigned to investigate the supposed accidental...

The Mattei Affair (U)

Starts Sun 5 Nov 2017 at 18.15
An investigative thriller that focuses on the death of Enrico Mattei, an influential businessman who made enemies in...

The Day of the Jackal (15)

Starts Sat 11 Nov 2017 at 15.30
The attempts of a right-wing paramilitary group to assassinate French President General De Gaulle following the independence of...

The First Lap (CTBA)

Starts Sat 11 Nov 2017 at 18.10
Kim Daehwan’s film explores generational conflict within a contemporary love story in thrilling forensic detail. Twenty-somethings Su-hyeon and...

The Merciless (CTBA)

Starts Sun 12 Nov 2017 at 20.20
Whether inside prison or out, ruthless gangster Jae-ho and his new young protégé Hyun-soo struggle to trust each...

Tehran Taboo (18)

Starts Wed 15 Nov 2017 at 20.30
Tehran is a city full of restrictions and religious laws where any type of crime leads to draconic...

Skwigly Screening (18)

Starts Thu 16 Nov 2017 at 16.10
Skwigly Online Animation Magazine is proud to present a selection of films from its animation community in association...

State of Siege (15)

Starts Sun 19 Nov 2017 at 13.00
Perhaps the greatest political thriller of the 1970s, Costa-Gavras calls on Yves Montand to lead this story of...

Days of ’36 (12)

Starts Mon 20 Nov 2017 at 20.30
An imprisoned murderer takes a government official hostage in prison sparking a political crisis. Full of Angelopoulos’ trademark...

Special Section (PG)

Starts Wed 22 Nov 2017 at 18.15
With Special Section, director Costa-Gavras turned his attention to events in France during World War II. When a...

Killer Cop (CTBA)

Starts Thu 23 Nov 2017 at 18.20
In this Milan-set low-budget gem, director Luciano Ercoli creates a political thriller full of 1970s Italian style. After...

Close Relations (CTBA)

Starts Sat 25 Nov 2017 at 17.50
Leading documentary filmmaker, Russian citizen and Soviet-born Ukrainian native Vitaly Mansky crisscrosses Ukraine to explore the country’s society...

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Sorcerer (15)

From Fri 3 Nov
William Friedkin’s re-make of Clouzot’s Wages of Fear has acquired a sizeable reputation after having been marginalised on...