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New releases this week are Cannes 2017 winner Jeune FemmeRevenge a gruesome and stylishly shot thriller; Filmworker,the story of Leon Vitali, who surrendered his promising acting career to become Stanley Kubrick’s devoted right-hand man, and lastly the impressive psychological thriller Allure.

One-off’s this week come from our new season Uprising: Spirit of 68a celebration of the art of cultural and political resistance on screen; and a screening of 2017 Oscar-winning film Moonlight followed by a post-show discussion as part of the University of Manchester’s Sexuality Summer School. Also kicking off this week is Doc ‘n Roll Film Fest, screening some of the best music documentaries covering all genres.

The Young Karl MarxLean on PeteTullyMary and the Witch’s FlowerFunny Cow, and Redoubtable all continue.

Highlights: Cinema

Next 7 Days: Cinema



Mon 21 May 2018
Jazz meditation exploring the desire for transmasculine, transmen, butch, stud, masculine of centre (MOC) people assigned female at...

If (15)

Tomorrow 18.10
Lindsay Anderson’s daringly anarchic vision of British society set in an English boarding school in the late 1960s...

On Chesil Beach (15)

From Fri 25 May
England, 1962: two young newlyweds from very different backgrounds begin their honeymoon on the Dorset coast. A beautifully...

Zama (15)

From Fri 25 May
A perfect coupling of literary source material and a unique cinematic sensibility, Zama weaves a magical spell.

Edie (12A)

From Fri 25 May
Featuring breath-taking scenery, the star of Edie is of course Hancock, giving a tour de force performance that...

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Lek And The Dogs (15)

Starts Fri 8 Jun 2018 at 18.10
Experimental artist and auteur Andrew Kötting creates a ground-breaking crossover between narrative film and contemporary art piece, based...

Through Our Eyes (CTBA)

Starts Mon 18 Jun 2018 at 18.20
BAFTA-award winning director Samir Mehanovic, a Muslim refugee himself from the murderous Bosnian Wars of the 1990s, gives...

Loro di Napoli (CTBA)

Starts Tue 19 Jun 2018 at 18.30
In Naples in 2009, the Afro-Napoli United football team was born, comprised of Neapolitan migrants from Africa and...

Human Flow (12A)

Starts Thu 21 Jun 2018 at 17.50
Shot in 23 countries over the course of one eventful year, the film documents the courage, endurance, and...

Eaten by Lions (12A)

Starts Sat 30 Jun 2018 at 15.30
A hilarious British comedy about two teenage half brothers who are each in search of their different roots....

My Best (CTBA)

Starts Mon 9 Jul 2018 at 18.30
My Best is the story of Calum Best’s journey to better understand his father, a man that Calum...

Pin Cushion (15)

Starts Fri 13 Jul 2018 at 18.10
A heartrending fairy tale about strength and vulnerability and the relationship between a mother and a daughter.

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That Summer (CTBA)

From Fri 1 Jun
Directed by acclaimed Swedish filmmaker Göran Hugo Olsson, That Summer centres on the film project artist Peter Beard...

La Ciénaga (12A)

Fri 16 Nov 2001 – Sat 2 Jun 2018
A tale of two women and their families in the small provincial town of Salta, Argentina, from the...

The Headless Woman (12A)

Fri 19 Feb 2010 – Wed 6 Jun 2018
Verónica is a well-to-do, middle-aged dentist whose life becomes plagued with doubt following her involvement in a possible...

McQueen (15)

From Fri 8 Jun
Mirroring the savage beauty, boldness and vivacity of his design, McQueen is an intimate revelation of Alexander [Lee]...