Event Type: Film

All That Breathes

Director: Shaunak Sen (India, United Kingdom, United States, 2022) Certification: 12 A | 1 h  37 min | Documentary | Language: Hindi with English subtitles Oscar and Bafta nominated for Best Documentary Feature Film 2023. In one of the world’s most populated cities, two brothers — Nadeem and Saud — devote their lives to the… Read more »

Nothing Fancy: Diana Kennedy

Director: Elizabeth Carroll (USA, Mexico, 2019) Certification: Recommended 12 A | 1 h  15 min | Documentary | Language: with English subtitles Master chef, teacher, writer, and activist Diana Kennedy was recognised one of the most celebrated culinary legends of Mexican cuisine but also fought unapologetically for change in the environment to produce and sustain… Read more »

Joyeux Noël (Merry Christmas)

Director: Christian Carion (France, Germany, UK, Belgium, Romania, 2005) Certification:  12  | 1h  56 min | Drama, History | Language: English, French, German, Latin with English subtitles Merry Christmas (Joyeux Noël) tells the true-life story of the spontaneous Christmas Eve truce declared by Scottish, French and German troops in the trenches of World War I…. Read more »

-Children of Las Brisas

Director: Marianela Maldonado (Venezuela, United States, United Kingdom, 2022, F-Rated) Certification: 15 Recommended  | 1 h 37  min |Documentary | Language: Spanish with English subtitles Children of Las Brisas is a story of resistance, resilience and perseverance that explores the power of discipline and classical music as tools for survival.  The documentary follows three Venezuelan… Read more »

-Fadia’s Tree

Director: Sarah Beddington (United Kingdom, 2021, F-Rated) Certification: U  | 1 h  26 min |Documentary | Language: Arabic, English with English subtitles Fadia’s Tree is a British documentary in which a Palestinian refugee in Lebanon hopes to locate an ancient mulberry tree with connections to her family’s history.  While millions of birds migrate freely in… Read more »

-A Door to the Sky

Director: Farida Benlyazid (Morocco, 1989, F-Rated)Certification: 15  | 1 h  47 min |  Language: Arabic with English subtitles When she finds out her father is dying, Nadia, a Moroccan émigré to France returns to Fes to say goodbye. At her father’s funeral, she hears a voice chanting the Qu’ran and develops a friendship with the… Read more »

-Master Cheng

Director: Mika Kaurismäki (Finland, China, 2019) Certification: PG | 1 h  54 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance | Language: English, Finnish, Mandarin with English subtitles Master Cheng  is a comedy drama in which, following his wife’s death, a Chinese master chef (Chu Pak Hong) travels to a remote village in Lapland, Finland with his young… Read more »

-(DIS)CONTENT

Self-portrait digital video, 2022 In (dis)content Meg employs her artistic direction, writing and production design in a series of performed ‘living pictures’. In this short 5 minute film Meg brings to life, with dramatic staging, the emotional experiences that happen behind the addictive blue glow of our smart phones. In the early 19th century ‘living… Read more »

-Queen of Glory

Director: Nana Mensah (United States, 2021) Certification: 15 | 1 h 18 min | Drama, Comedy | Language: English, Akan, Russian with English subtitles Queen of Glory’ is the story of Sarah Obeng, the brilliant child of Ghanaian immigrants, who is quitting her Ivy League PhD program to follow her married lover to Ohio. When… Read more »

-Blind Ambition

Director: Robert Coe, Warwick Ross (Australia, 2021) Certification: 12 | 1 h 36 min | Documentary | Language: English, Shona, French with English subtitles This immensely enjoyable documentary profiles the unique lives of four sommeliers as they travel to France to enter the World Wine Tasting Championship. Joseph, Marlvin, Pardon and Tinashe are refugees who… Read more »