What’s on > Cinema

On screen this week we open Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, Stanley Tucci’s return to the director’s chair in Final Portrait, Cousteau family drama The Odyssey, documentary feature Quest and chilling sci-fi The Untamed.

One-offs this week include Screen Anime’s Napping Princess, the story of a young woman and her strange dreams that seem all too real; and the Maxine Peake-narrated Dispossession: The Great Social Housing Swindle.

Landscape in the Mist and Leningrad Cowboys Go America bring our Road Movies film season to a close this week, while it’s also your last chance to see the brilliant selection of films in both our At Last I am Free? and This is Human seasons, finishing with Little Miss Sunshine, God’s Own Country, Blue is the Warmest Colourand Pansy!


Highlights: Cinema

Next 7 Days: Cinema



Closed today; runs until Fri 1 Sep 2017
This video exhibition showcases over 200 short films made by young artist filmmakers aged 16-24.

Quest (12A)

Today 15.50
This intimate chronicle of an African-American family in Philadelphia spans eight years, beginning at the dawn of the...

Kedi (U)

Sat 11.00
Hundreds of thousands of cats roam the metropolis of Istanbul freely. For thousands of years they’ve wandered in...

Book now: Cinema


NT Live: Yerma (15)

Starts Thu 31 Aug 2017 at 18.45
The incredible Billie Piper (Penny Dreadful, Great Britain) returns in her Evening Standard Best Actress award-winning role. A...

The Lure (12A)

Starts Wed 6 Sep 2017 at 18.30
A few years ago, Forrest Fenn took a large treasure chest filled with gold and jewels and hid...

Hello Destroyer (CTBA)

Starts Thu 7 Sep 2017 at 18.10
In this daring, muscular debut by writer/director Kevan Funk, a young junior hockey player's life is shattered by...

Un Flic (12A)

Starts Mon 11 Sep 2017 at 18.20
Melville’s final film stars Alain Delon as a police commissioner playing a game of cat and mouse with...

Weirdos (CTBA)

Starts Tue 12 Sep 2017 at 18.20
During the American Bicentennial weekend, a 15-year-old Nova Scotia boy runs away with his girlfriend to make a...

The Lunchbox (PG)

Starts Thu 14 Sep 2017 at 18.10
Already a classic of Indian cinema, director Ritesh Batra’s finely tuned love story was an unexpected international success....

Newton (12A)

Starts Sat 16 Sep 2017 at 18.15
Having already bagged a major prize at this year’s Berlin Film Festival, Newton stars Rajkumar Rao, one of...

Belle de Jour (18)

Starts Sun 17 Sep 2017 at 13.00
Deneuve stars as the beautiful, bourgeois and bored doctor’s wife who decides to spice up her afternoons by...

Jungle Fever (18)

Starts Sun 17 Sep 2017 at 13.10
Widely regarded as Spike Lee’s best work, Jungle Fever tells the story of Flipper Purify, a successful architect...

The Gold Diggers (U)

Starts Mon 18 Sep 2017 at 18.30
This ground-breaking first feature from director Sally Potter is a key film of early Eighties feminist cinema, following...

Ankhon Dekhi (15)

Starts Wed 20 Sep 2017 at 18.10
Multi-talented actor, writer and director Rajat Kapoor’s idiosyncratic masterpiece is one of the key works of the new...

Hook (U)

Starts Sun 24 Sep 2017 at 11.00
Captain Hook kidnaps his children so an adult Peter Pan (Robin Williams) must return to Neverland and reclaim...

The Tango Lesson (PG)

Starts Sun 24 Sep 2017 at 13.20
In between bouts of writing a screenplay, filmmaker Sally takes up tango classes. As the lessons proceed, she...

Court (PG)

Starts Tue 26 Sep 2017 at 17.50
An astonishing directorial debut, this skilfully scripted documentary-style melodrama from Chaityane Tamhane won a major prize at the...

Daphne (CTBA)

From Fri 29 Sep
An authentic character study of a brittle 31-year-old Londoner who has  ‘sort of given up on people’  and...

Kothanodi (18)

Starts Sat 30 Sep 2017 at 18.00
Based on Indian folk tales, this debut feature is an impressive supernatural horror compendium. Focusing on the lives...

NT Live: Hamlet... (12A)

Starts Thu 5 Oct 2017 at 18.45
Academy Award nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, The Imitation Game) takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great...

Coming soon: Cinema


Una (15)

From Fri 1 Sep
A superior psychological thriller, Una dives headlong into the murky moral waters of lust, abuse, and guilt.

The Work (15)

From Fri 8 Sep
Set inside a single room in Folsom Prison, The Work follows three men from outside as they participate...

Wind River (15)

From Fri 8 Sep
Screened to acclaim in Cannes where director Taylor Sheridan deservedly won the Best Director in the Un Certain...

Insyriated (15)

From Fri 8 Sep
This gripping Syrian war drama, which won the Panorama Audience Award in Berlin, revolves around a mother of...

In Between (15)

From Fri 22 Sep
In director Maysaloun Hamoud’s remarkable feature debut, three Palestinian women sharing an apartment in the vibrant heart of...