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January 24


  CITADEL Director: John Smith Runtime:16 minutes Synopsis: Filmed from the artist John Smith’s window during lockdown, short fragments from British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s speeches relating to COVID-19 are combined with views of the London skyline. URL:   Filmed from the artist’s window during lockdown, Citadel combines short fragments from UK Prime Minister […]

January 23

Baby Done (15)

Baby Done (15) Director: Curtis Vowell Runtime: 91 minutes Cast: Rose Matafeo, Matthew Lewis, Emily Barclay, Nic Sampson, Madeleine Sami Synopsis: When Zoe and Tim find out they are having a baby, they resolve to not let parenthood change them. Tim runs towards being a dad, while Zoe runs away from being a mum. Terrified […]

January 20


  QUO VADIS, AIDA? Director: Jasmila Zbanic Runtime: 103 minutes Cast: Jasna Đuričić, Izudin Bajrović, Boris Isaković, Johan Heldenbergh, Raymond Thiry, Rob Franken, Boris Ler, Dino Bajrović, Emir Hadžihafizbegović, Edita Malovčić Synopsis: Bosnia, July 1995. Aida is a translator for the UN in the small town of Srebrenica. When the Serbian army takes over the […]

January 19

DEAR COMRADES! (Dorogie tovarishchi)

DEAR COMRADES!  (Dorogie tovarishchi) Director Andrei Konchalovsky Runtime:120 minutes Cast: Julia Vysotskaya, Vladislav Komarov, Andrei Gusev, Yulia Burova and Sergei Erlish Synopsis: When the Communist government raises food prices in 1962, the rebellious workers from the small industrial town of Novocherkassk go on strike. The massacre which then ensues is seen through the eyes of […]

January 17


  ARCHIVE (15) Director: Gavin Rothery Runtime: 109 minutes Cast: Theo James, Stacy Martin, Rhona Mitra, Toby Jones Synopsis: In 2038 a man hopes to reunite with his dead wife by building a human-equivalent A.I. Archive is the feature debut of illustrator and visual-effects director Gavin Rothery and is a beautifully shot artificial intelligence thriller […]

January 16

Stardust (15)

  Stardust (15) Director: Gabriel Range Runtime: 109 minutes Cast: Johnny Flynn, Marc Maron and Jena Malone Synopsis: Singer David Bowie reinvents himself as Ziggy Stardust while touring America in 1971 to promote his new album “The Man Who Sold the World.” URL: Stardust comes to us from director and co-writer, Gabriel Range [Death […]

January 12

MLK/FBI (12)

MLK/FBI (12) Director: Sam Pollard Runtime: 104 minutes Cast: Dr Martin Luther King Jr, Beverly Gage, David J. Garrow, Andrew Young, Donna Murch, James Comey, Clarence Jones, Charles Knox, Marc Perrusquia. Synopsis: Based on newly declassified files, Sam Pollard’s resonant film explores the US government’s surveillance and harassment of Martin Luther King, Jr URL: […]

January 12

Ham on Rye

Ham on Rye Director: Tyler Taormina Runtime: 85 minutes   Cast: Haley Bodell, Cole Devine, Audrey Boos, Gabriella Herrera, Adam Torres, Sam Hernandez, Luke Darga, Blake Borders, Timothy Taylor, Gregory Falatek, Laura Wernette, David Croley Broyles, Henry Nolin, Hal Rothwell, Grant McLellan, Dan Jablons with special appearances from Lori Beth Denberg, Danny Tamberelli, Clayton Snyder, […]

December 18

Let Him Go (15)

Let Him Go (15) Director: Thomas Bezucha Runtime: 114 minutes Cast: Kevin Costner, Diane Lane, Lesley Manville, Jeffrey Donovan, Kayli Carter, Booboo Stewart, Will Brittain Synopsis: Following the loss of their son, retired sheriff George Blackledge and his wife Margaret leave their Montana ranch to rescue their young grandson from the clutches of a dangerous […]

December 12

Bee Gees: How Can You Mend a Broken Heart (12)

Bee Gees: How Can You Mend a Broken Heart (12) Director: Frank Marshall Cast: Barry, Maurice & Robin Gibb, Andy Gibb, Vince Lawrence, Noel Gallagher, Chris Martin, Justin Timberlake, Eric Clapton, Mark Ronson Synopsis: Brothers Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb find early fame in the 1960s and go on to write over 1,000 songs, including […]