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Matinee Classics - tickets available from £1.75
A wily slave must unite a virgin courtesan and his young smitten master to earn his freedom. A hilarious classic!
An investigation into a horseracing scam leads 007 to a mad industrialist who plans to create a worldwide microchip monopoly by destroying California’s Silicon Valley. Preceded by the 40-minute documentary Ashby's Odyssey - When former Bond Girl Carole Ashby is rushed to hospital whilst moving home, it triggers an emotional journey of self discovery through time.
Followed by a Q&A with Carole Ashby
Laura and Tyler are two girls who like to party - drink, drugs and general debauchery infuse their days while their careers and lives remain on hold. As they drift into their thirties, reality begins to bite, but Laura and Tyler will not be tamed so easily. A celebration of female friendship, the film is an unconventional and very funny snapshot of two very modern women.
“a wonderful, utterly lived-in film about two women at a crossroads, one that attendees should be breathlessly, excitedly discussing around town, urging everyone else to see immediately.” – The Guardian
Martin Ward is a cove fisherman, without a boat. His brother Steven has re-purposed their father's vessel as a tourist tripper, driving a wedge between the brothers. With their childhood home now a get-away for London money, Martin is displaced to the estate above the picturesque harbour. As his struggle to restore the family to their traditional place creates increasing friction with tourists and locals alike, a tragedy at the heart of the family changes his world.
"Strange, spellbinding and timely. One of the most thrillingly original British films in years." - Little White Lies
Brick, an alcoholic ex-football player, drinks his days away and resists the affections of his wife, Maggie. His reunion with his father, Big Daddy, who is dying of cancer, jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son.
John Russell, disdained by his "respectable" fellow stagecoach passengers because he was raised by Indians, becomes their only hope for survival when they are set upon by outlaws.
A rich and expansive film essay in many forms, Many Undulating Things explores contemporary Hong Kong through its history of urban change. Formerly a British colony and now a Special Administration Region in China, Hong Kong has been passed back and forth between imperial powers of East and West for centuries. Through a forensic examination of its unique urban topography, filmmakers Bo Wang and Pan Lu shift the form of their film to draw connections across time, finding in the ghost houses, shopping malls, convention centres and skyscrapers of the capitalist present remnants and residues of a colonial past.
Followed by a Q&A with Matthew Barrington, Manager of the Birkbeck Institute for the Moving Image
In partnership with The Essay Film Festival.
Kids Kino Club - tickets available from £3 for kids and £5 for adults.
In the middle of her family's move to the suburbs, a 10-year-old girl Chihiro wanders into a world ruled by witches and monsters, where humans are changed into animals. A surreal, enchanting animated film from one of Japan's greatest movie makers, Hayao Miyazaki. The film was the first anime to win Best Animated Feature Picture at the Academy Awards, in 2001.
What does £7,000 of documentary funding give to the world? A fine piece of audio brilliance, that’s
what. Join us for a special live performance and world premiere of Isis Thompson’s 2018 RAFA
(Radio & Audio Funding Award) winning work. Charting a new growing landscape of activism in the
UK, the piece will be performed in collaboration with composer Axel Kacoutié. The audio showcase
will be followed by a Q&A with Isis Thompson.
After, comedian and presenter Hardeep Singh Kohli hosts the presentation of this year’s RAFA and DARA awards. Following the live pitch (page 52) earlier in the afternoon, one of the five RAFA finalists will be awarded £7000 to make their audio documentary, with £3000 for a runner-up. £3000 will also be given to a completed project through the DARA (Documentary Audio Recognition Award), with £1000 for the runner-up. There will be networking drinks in the foyer between each part of the audio afternoon, featuring free beer and fun activities.
TRT World Citizen and Shorts On Tap present ‘Women of War’: finalists from the 2019 TRT World Citizen Short Film Competition.
The World Citizen Short Film Competition addresses the most pressing humanitarian issues of our time by focusing on human stories.
This year’s theme, Women of War, addresses the situation in conflict zones around the world where women and girls are often paying the highest price, facing systematic violence, oppression, and persecution.
We'll be presenting the best short films from the TRT World Citizen Short Film Competition alongside a selection of hand-picked works from Shorts On Tap.
The screenings will be followed by a panel discussion with special guests and attending filmmakers.
PROGRAMME TO BE RELEASED SOON
Join TRT World Citizen and Shorts On Tap on Monday, September 2nd.