Event Type: Film

-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 »


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 »

-Hotel Salvation

Director: Shubhashish Bhutiani (India, 2016)Certification: PG | 1 h  39 min | Drama,  Comedy | Language:  Indi with English subtitles In this gentle charmer, Daya (Lalit Behl), a 77-year-old father, decides to end his days in the holy city of Varanasi, on the banks of the Ganges and attain salvation, with his son Rajiv (Adil… Read more »

-Nowhere Special

Director: Uberto Pasolini (United Kingdom, Italy, Romania, 2020)Certification: 12 | 1 h   32 min | Drama | Language: English Filmed and set in Belfast, from Director Ubert Pasolini, Nowhere Special is a life-affirming tale inspired by true events, featuring a stunning performance from James Norton and a heart-warming debut by Daniel Lamont.John, a 35-year-old… Read more »

-Hive + Recorded Q&A with Director

Director: Blerta Basholli (Kosovo, Switzerland, Albania, Republic of North Macedonia, 2021, F-Rated)Certification: 15 | 1 h   24 min | Drama | Language: Albanian with English subtitles Sundance triple award winner Hive is a searing drama based on the true story of Fahrije, who, like many of the other women in her patriarchal village, has… Read more »

-Petite Maman + short film Guaxuma

Director: Céline Sciamma (France, 2021, F-Rated)Certification: PG | 1 h   13 min | Drama | Language: French with English subtitles Acclaimed filmmaker Céline Sciamma (Portrait of a Lady on Fire, Girlhood) returns with her latest treasure, PETITE MAMAN, a sublime modern fairytale about the quiet wonder of mother-daughter relationships. A favourite of the 2021… Read more »

-Ali & Ava

Director: Clio Barnard (UK, 2021) Certification: 15 | 1 h  35  min | Drama | Language:  English Sparks fly after ALI and AVA meet through their shared affection for Sofia, the child of Ali’s tenants whom Ava teaches. Ali finds comfort in Ava’s warmth and kindness while Ava finds Ali’s complexity and humour irresistible. As… Read more »


Director:  Elie Grappe (Ukraine, Switzerland, 2021) Certification: 15 | 1 h  25  min | Drama | Language: Ukrainian, French, German, Italian, English with English subtitles UK cinemas have come together in support of Ukraine with a series of preview charity screenings of OLGA, a new film about a young female Ukrainian gymnast forced to train… Read more »

-Revolution Of Our Times

Director: Kiwi Chow | Cast: Gwyneth Ho, Benny Tai Duration: 152 mins | Age Rating: 15 | Language: Cantonese, English subtitles This gripping documentary follows seven groups of protestors involved in the 2019 Hong Kong pro-democracy protests whose mission was to uphold free speech. These protests lead to thousands of protestors being arrested following the… Read more »