Event Type: Film

Arica

Director: Lars Edman, William Johansson Kalen, (Sweden, 2021) Certification: PG | 1 h 37 min | Documentary | Language: Swedish, English, Spanish with English subtitles Part personal journey, part courtroom drama, Arica is the story of a community fighting for justice. In the 1980s Swedish mining company Boliden ex-ported 20,000 tonnes of toxic waste to… Read more »

Woman at War (Kona fer í stríð)

Director: Benedikt Erlingsson (Iceland, France, Ukraine, 2018) Certification: 12 | 1h 41 min | Comedy, Drama | Language: Icelandic with English subtitles To her friends, Halla (Halldóra Geirharõsdóttir) leads a quiet and routine life. But her happy and upbeat exterior hides a secret double life as a committed environmental activist. Known to others as “The… Read more »

Rebellion + Q&A

Rebellion + Q&A with co-director Maia Kenworthy Director: Maia Kenworthy, Elena Sanchez Bellot (United Kingdom, 2021, F-Rated) Certification:  15 | 1 h  23 min | Documentary | Language: English Rebellion is the first feature-length documentary to tell the behind-the-scenes story of Extinction Rebellion, following a group of unlikely allies as they come together to confront… Read more »

Luzzu

Director: Alex Camilleri (Malta, USA, 2021) Certification: 15 | 1 h 34 min | Drama | Language: Maltese, English with English subtitles Jesmark, a struggling fisherman on the island of Malta, must make an agonising choice: repair his leaking luzzu, the traditional wooden fishing boat that has been in his family for generations, or decommission… Read more »

-Faces Places

Director: Agnès Varda, J.R. (France, 2017) Certification: 12  | 1 h 30 min | Documentary, Art | Language: French with English subtitles Faces Places (Visages Villages) Faces Places marked for Agnès Varda a long-awaited return to filmmaking near the celebration of her 90th birthday. Varda forged for this film an unexpected collaboration with photographer JR… Read more »

-Cinema Paradiso

Director: Giuseppe Tornatore (Italy, 1988) Certification: 12  | 2 h 4 min | Drama, Romance | Language: Italian with English subtitles Cinema Paradiso (Nuovo Cinema Paradiso) Giuseppe Tornatore’s loving homage to the cinema tells the story of Salvatore, a successful film director, returning home for the funeral of Alfredo, his old friend who was the… Read more »

-Made in Hong Kong

Director:  Fruit Chan (Hong Kong, 1997)Certification: 15 | 1 h  49  min | Drama | Language: Cantonese with English subtitles Released to critical acclaim in 1997, the year of the Hong Kong handover, Fruit Chan’s Made in Hong Kong was praised as an anarchic masterpiece, a powerful distillation of urban alienation and youthful despair. Moon… Read more »

-Casablanca Beats

Director: Nabil Ayouch (Morocco, France, 2021)Certification: 12A | 1 h  41  min | Drama | Language: Arabic with English subtitles A young generation takes centre stage in Nabil Ayouch’s brash and bold Casablanca Beats, an exhilarating portrait of aspiring hip-hop artists which played in competition at Cannes. Teacher Anas (Anas Basbousi) has recently arrived at… Read more »

-Gagarine

Director: Fanny Liatard, Jérémy Trouilh (France, 2020)Certification: 12  | 1 h  38 min | Drama | Language: French with English subtitles Youri, 16, has lived all his life in Gagarine Cité, a vast red brick housing project on the outskirts of Paris. From the heights of his apartment, he dreams of becoming an astronaut. But… Read more »

-35th of May

Director: Lee Chung Chau Duration: 97 mins | Age Rating: 15 | Language: Cantonese, English subtitles Another year has just passed. Octogenarians Siu Lum and Ah Dai are afflicted with the usual ailments of old age. They await death—a natural occurrence that is a part of life. But 30 years ago, their son Chit met… Read more »