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New releases this week include the eerie mother-daughter drama Gwen, starring Maxine Peake; Varda by Agnès, the late, great director’s documentary, shedding light on her experience as a director; and Never Look Away, inspired by real events and spanning three eras of German history.

Our big summer film season Sound and Vision: Pop Stars On Film is finally here! Get your dancing shoes ready and come along to opening night film Purple Rain followed by a DJ set in the bar, and check out the other films and special events coming up this week.

This week we’ve also got small retrospective of work by the provocative and controversial Italian director Lina Wertmüller, the first woman to be nominated for a Best Director Oscar; and of course our David Lynch film season continues.

Highlights: Cinema

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Gwen Q&A

Mon 22 Jul 2019
Director William McGregor and actors Maxine Peake and Eleanor Worthington-Cox join us for a Q&A following a screening...

Lisbon Beat  (CTBA)

From Fri 26 Jul
This exuberant and illuminating documentary portrait of a city and its musicians highlights the innovative Afro-Portuguese music scene...

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King Creole (PG)

Starts Tue 30 Jul 2019 at 18.00
In 1958 Presley released the third and arguably best film of his career. Set in New Orleans, Presley...

Precious (15)

Starts Thu 1 Aug 2019 at 20.30
Precious is a pregnant teenager who gets a chance at a new future when she changes schools. Portraying...

Videodrome (18)

Starts Sun 4 Aug 2019 at 13.00
Cronenberg’s potent and prescient sci-fi thriller remains one of the director’s greatest achievements.

Juice (15)

Starts Thu 8 Aug 2019 at 18.10
Bishop (Tupac Shakur), Q (Omar Epps), Raheem (Khalil Kain), and Steel (Jermaine Hopkins) are four Harlem friends who...

Out of Sight (15)

Starts Sat 10 Aug 2019 at 18.00
Having already established herself as an actress, Jennifer Lopez stars in arguably her most accomplished role as Karen...

Set It Off (18)

Starts Tue 13 Aug 2019 at 20.30
Queen Latifah stars in a gritty crime thriller combining explosive action and social commentary in a story about...

Dune (12)

Starts Sat 17 Aug 2019 at 17.30
David Lynch's adaptation of Frank Herbert’s all time best-selling sci-fi novel. Take a trip to an intergalactic world...

Blue Velvet (18)

Starts Sun 18 Aug 2019 at 13.00
A classic of American cinema starring Kyle MacLachlan, Dennis Hopper and Laura Dern. A clean-cut young man makes...

Wild at Heart (18)

Starts Mon 19 Aug 2019 at 20.15
A road movie that fuses Bonnie and Clyde with The Wizard of Oz, the hyper-violent Wild at Heart...

Inland Empire (15)

Starts Sun 25 Aug 2019 at 14.00
David Lynch's sprawling Hollywood nightmare takes the perspective of Nikki Grace – an out-of-favour actress who's engulfed in...

NT Live/ Fleabag (15)

Starts Thu 12 Sep 2019 at 19.15
See the hilarious, award-winning, one-woman show that inspired the BBC’s hit TV series Fleabag,broadcast live to cinemas from...

Sweetie (15)

Mon 16 Sep 18:20
Campion’s stunning debut feature focuses on the hazardous relationship between the buttoned-down, superstitious Kay and her rampaging, devil-may-care...

Mon Oncle (U)

Starts Fri 20 Sep 2019 at 20.20
Slapstick prevails again when Tati’s eccentric Monsieur Hulot is set loose in the ultramodern home of his brother-in-law,...


Starts Mon 23 Sep 2019 at 20.00
Mastroianni excels as Guido Anselmi, a director whose new project is collapsing around him, along with his life....

In Cold Blood (18)

Starts Wed 25 Sep 2019 at 20.10
Adapting Truman Capote’s true-crime novel about the senseless murder of a family in rural Kansas, In Cold Blood...

Stroszek (15)

Starts Fri 27 Sep 2019 at 18.10
Stroszek follows the fortunes of a street performer as he leaves Berlin for America. But once there, he...

NT Live/ Hansard (12A)

Starts Thu 7 Nov 2019 at 18.45
See two-time Olivier Award winners, Lindsay Duncan (Birdman, About Time) and Alex Jennings (The Lady in the Van,...

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Eraserhead (15)

Fri 16 Aug 2019
Lynch's tale of an eccentric loner in a nightmare post-industrial landscape, it’s guaranteed to haunt your dreams.
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Mulholland Drive (15)

Fri 4 Jan 2002 – Sat 24 Aug 2019
Consistently hailed as the best film of the 21st century, David Lynch's quintessential neo-noir thrives on Watts career-making...
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