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2018/19 Season

Autumn & Winter 2018

The first half of the 2018/9 season has a broad range of films from French drama to an English comedy via a Norwegian fantasy.

24th October:
The Midwife

Unexpected news makes a midwife’s life even more complicated.

31st October:
After the Storm

Washed-up Japanese novelist has an epiphany during a typhoon.

7th November:
Happy End

Dysfunctional French family practice standing on one another’s toes!

14th November:
A Fantastic Woman

A transgender woman living in Chile strives to define her place in the world.

21st November:
Loveless

Wildly unhappy Russian couple drive their son to extreme measures.

28th November:
The Square

Curator of Stockholm art gallery develops inverse Midas touch.

5th December:
Thelma

A Norwegian thriller, a horror film and a coming of age story all rolled into one.

19th December:
Funny Cow

A comedienne builds her reputation on the northern club circuit.

Winter and Spring 2019

The second part of the season starts with a great French film and proceeds through dramas from Indonesia China and many other countries to the death of the Sun King.

9th January :
Redoubtable

The legendary French director Jean-Luc Godard in the Paris of 1968.

9th January at 8.30pm:
Breathless

Jean-Luc Godard’s first film broke all the rules and was an instant success.

16th January :
The Road to Mandalay

Two Burmese kids head for the city in search of a better life.

23rd January :
Glory

A rail worker hands in cash found on the track, only to fall victim to bureaucracy.

30th January :
Let the Sunshine in

Middle-aged Parisian divorced woman
seeks new love.

6th February :
Marlina, the Murderer

A well-crafted ‘western style’ revenge tale set in the vast plains of eastern Indonesia.

13th February :
Marjorie Prime

An old woman has the story of her life retold to her by a holographic image of her dead husband.

20th February :
120 BPM

Gay activists poke the French government and ‘Big Pharma’ into doing something about HIV/AIDS.

27th February :
Mountains May Depart

The story of a woman’s life is suggested by events she experienced at three different times.

6th March:
Clash

Totally inside a police truck, protesters from various backgrounds have to co-exist amid turmoil in Egypt.

13th March:
Félicité

A singer is in a great rush to raise money for her son’s treatment by chasing up loans and favours.

20th March:
Lost in Paris

A Canadian backpacker comes to Paris in search of her aunt and gets into a series of comic scrapes.

20th March at 8.15pm:
I got Life!

Aurore meets an old flame and gets a new lease of life at fifty.

27th Mar:
In Between

The adventures of three young Arab women sharing an apartment in Tel Aviv.

3rd April:
A Gentle Creature

A gentle woman on a pilgrimage through the worst of Soviet Russia

10th April:
A Woman’s Life

Maupassant’s tale of the experience of a young woman in 19th century France.

17th April:
I am not a witch

Spilling a bucket of water has unimaginable consequences for a Zambian girl.

1st May:
Hotel Salvation

A son takes his father to the holy city of Varanasi so that he can die and attain salvation.

8th May:
The Shepherd

A reclusive herdsman comes under pressure from neighbours to sell his land to developers.

15th May:
Western

In the frontier lands of Eastern Europe, a German construction worker’s mixing with local villagers raises issues of pride, prejudice and masculinity.

22nd May:
The Death of Louis XIV

The Sun King, a supposed god, meets mortality.

22nd May at 8.35pm:
The 400 Blows

A Truffaut classic in which a young teenager drifts into crime and solitude.

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