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August 10

YOUNG AHMED (Le jeune Ahmed)

YOUNG AHMED (Le jeune Ahmed) Directors: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne Runtime: 90 MINUTES Cast: Idir Ben Addi, Olivier Bonnaud, Myriem Akheddiou, Victoria Bluck, Claire Bodson, Othmane Moumen Synopsis: A Belgian teenager hatches a plot to kill his teacher after embracing an extremist interpretation of the Qu’ran URL: The justifiably renowned Dardenne Brothers won the […]

August 10

My Rembrandt

My Rembrandt Director: Oeke Hoogendijk Runtime: 1h 37m Cast: Jan Six, Duke of Buccleuch, Eric de Rothschild Synopsis: Aristocrats cherish, experts rule, art dealers hunt, collectors crave and museums battle for Rembrandt. 350 years after the grand master of intimacy’s death, entire nations are more than ever obsessed with his paintings. ‘My Rembrandt’ is an […]

August 10

Make Up (15)

Make Up (15) Director: Claire Oakley Runtime: 86 minutes Cast: Cast:Molly Windsor, Joseph Quinn, Stefanie Martini, Lisa Palfrey, Theo Barklem-Biggs, Elodie Wilton Synopsis: Teenager Ruth travels to a seaside holiday park to stay with her boyfriend Tom. It’s off-season, so the resort is mostly deserted, except for a few residents and a handful of staff […]

August 04

Flash Gordon – 4K Restoration (12A)

  Flash Gordon – 4K Restoration (12A) Director: Mike Hodges Runtime: 111 minutes Cast: Sam J. Jones, Melody Anderson, Ornella Muti, Max von Sydow, Topol, Timothy Dalton, Mariangela Melato, Brian Blessed, Peter Wyngarde, Synopsis: A football player and his friends travel to the planet Mongo and find themselves fighting the tyranny of Ming the Merciless, […]

July 31

Unhinged (15)

Unhinged (15) Director: Derrick Borte Cast: Russell Crowe, Caren Pistorius, Gabriel Bateman, Jimmi Simpson, Austin P. McKenzie, Devyn A. Tyler Synopsis: Academy Award-winner Russell Crowe stars in Unhinged, a psychological thriller that takes road rage to an unpredictable and terrifying conclusion. Rachel (Caren Pistorius) is running late getting to work when she crosses paths with […]

July 30

How to Build a Girl (15)

How to Build a Girl (15) Directors: Coky Giedroyć Runtime:1h 44min Cast: Beanie Feldstein, Paddy Considine, Emma Thompson, Alfie Allen, Frank Dillane, Laurie Kynaston, Arinzé Kene, Tadgh Murphy, Ziggy Heath, Bobby Schofield, Chris O’Dowd, Joanna Scanlan, Sarah Solemani Synopsis: Wolverhampton 1993. Johanna Morrigan, 16, yearns to better her working-class destiny. So, she reinvents herself as […]

July 29

Good Manners (As Boas Maneiras)

Good Manners (As Boas Maneiras) Directors: Marco Dutra, Juliana Rojas Runtime: 2h 15min Cast: Isabél Zuaa, Marjorie Estiano, Miguel Lobo Synopsis: Clara, a lonely nurse from the outskirts of São Paulo, is hired by mysterious and wealthy Ana as the nanny for her unborn child. The two women develop a strong bond, but a fateful […]

July 29

Saint Frances (15)

Saint Frances (15) Director: Alex Thompson Runtime: 1h46 Cast: Kelly O’Sullivan, Ramona Edith Williams, Charin Alvarez, Jim True-Frost, Max Lipchitz, Francis Guinan, Lily Mojekwu, Charin Alvarez, Laura T. Fisher Synopsis: Aimless thirty-four-year-old Bridget finally catches a break when she meets a nice guy and lands a much-needed job nannying six-year-old Frances. But an unwanted pregnancy […]

July 27

The Traitor (Il Traditore) (15)

The Traitor (Il Traditore) (15) Director: Marco Bellocchio Runtime: 145 minutes Cast: Pierfrancesco Favino, Maria Fernanda Cândido, Fabrizio Ferracane, Luigi Lo Cascio, Fausto Russo Alesi, Nicola Calì, Alessio Praticò, Massimiliano Ubaldi Synopsis: The real-life story of Tommaso Buscetta, the so-called “boss of the two worlds,” the first Mafia inside informer in Sicily in the 1980s. […]

July 24


STAGE MOTHER Director: Thom Fitzgerald Runtime: 93 minutes Cast: Jacki Weaver, Lucy Liu, Adrian Grenier, Mya Taylor, Allister MacDonald, Oscar Moreno, Jackie Beat, Lenore Zann, Anthony Skordi, Sofia Banzhaf, Callum Dunphy Synopsis: When conservative, Texas church-choir director Maybelline inherits her recently deceased son’s drag club, she surprises her closed-minded husband and everyone else she knows […]