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New releases this week include Borg Vs McEnroe, the story of one of the world’s greatest sports rivalries; Tramontane, a poignant exploration of war and life after conflict through the eyes of a young blind man;  On Body and Soul a strangely beautiful love story set in a slaughterhouse in Budapest; and In Between, the story of three Palestinian women sharing an apartment in the vibrant heart of Tel Aviv.

Our Not Just Bollywood season continues with The Cinema Travellers and Court, showcasing the best in independent Indian cinema. Our Sally Potter season also continues with, Orlando, The Last Tango and The Man Who Cried. Other one-offs include the 1982 Palme d’Or award winning film Missing; The Night is Short, Walk on Girl, an animated tale of young love; Black Sabbath The End of the End, chronicling the final tour of the famous metal band; and Steve Spielberg’s family favourite Hook is this months family screening.

Wind River, God’s Own Country, Mother! and Victoria and Abdul all continue.

Next 7 Days: Cinema


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...

Step (PG)

Today 16.10
Three tenacious young women from a leadership school in Baltimore navigate a nerve-wracking college application process while striving...

Court (PG)

Tomorrow 17.50
An astonishing directorial debut, this skilfully scripted documentary-style melodrama from Chaityane Tamhane won a major prize at the...

Missing (15)

Wed 15.30
A gripping story based on real events that took place in Chile following the overthrow of President Allende, Missing won...

Zoology (15)

From Fri 29 Sep
Middle-aged zoo worker Natasha still lives with her mother in a small coastal town. As she struggles for...

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...

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Pressure (15)

Starts Wed 4 Oct 2017 at 18.00
Hailed as Britain's first black feature, Pressure is a hard-hitting, honest document of the plight of disenchanted British-born...

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...

Metropolis (PG)

Starts Sun 8 Oct 2017 at 13.00
This visionary Fritz Lang classic from 1927 is celebrated for the first appearance of a robot in a...

Raving Iran (CTBA)

Starts Mon 9 Oct 2017 at 18.20
Anoosh and Arash are at the centre of Tehran’s underground techno scene. But dodging police, lying to government...

Happiness (CTBA)

Starts Fri 13 Oct 2017 at 18.00
A peasant dreams of becoming Czar, eating his fill and spending his time doing nothing. With its bizarre...

Tsar to Lenin (15)

Starts Sat 14 Oct 2017 at 16.00
First released in 1937, Tsar to Lenin ranks among the twentieth century’s greatest film documentaries.

The Overcoat (CTBA)

Starts Sat 14 Oct 2017 at 18.00
Based on the work of Gogol and directed by Kozintsev and Trauberg, leading lights in FEKS (The Factory...

Chapayev (PG)

Starts Sun 15 Oct 2017 at 18.00
A cultural phenomenon, Chapayev is both an intense story of sacrifice and a clear example of Soviet propaganda.

The Night of Truth (18)

Starts Mon 16 Oct 2017 at 18.00
In her poetic and visually stunning feature debut, director Fanta Régina Nacro has no qualms about portraying extreme...

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...

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...

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...

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The Party (CTBA)

From Fri 13 Oct
Sally Potter’s (Orlando) latest feature is a comedy wrapped around a tragedy which unfolds in real time in...

Loving Vincent (CTBA)

From Fri 13 Oct
Co-directors Kobiela and Welchman explore Vincent van Gogh’s most inspirational paintings to tell the story of his remarkable...

The Snowman (CTBA)

From Fri 13 Oct
When an elite crime squad’s lead detective (Fassbender) investigates the disappearance of a victim on the first snow...

Dina (15)

From Fri 20 Oct
Dina, an outspoken and eccentric 49-year-old in suburban Philadelphia, invites her fiancé Scott, a Walmart door greeter, to...

Beach Rats (CTBA)

From Fri 3 Nov
Frankie, an aimless Brooklyn teenager is having a miserable summer. With his father dying and his mother wanting...