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The Epic of Everest 15

BUY TICKETS 8pm Sunday 8 December
BUY TICKETS 8pm Monday 9 December

DIRECTOR J B L Noel

The official film record of the 1924 attempt by George Mallory and Andrew Irvine to climb Everest is one of the most remarkable films in the BFI National Archive.  

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The Crash Reel 15

BUY TICKETS 8pm Monday 23 December

DIRECTOR Lucy Walker

In 2009 US champion snowboarder Kevin Pearce fell horrifically and was left in a coma.  This superb documentary mixes eye-popping footage of Pearce practising his incredible stunts with an intimate tale as he and his family come to terms with his injury.  

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Project Wild Thing 15

BUY TICKETS 11am Sunday 16 February 

DIRECTOR David Bond

Basic CMYKThe real-life story of one man’s determination to get children out and into the ultimate, free wonder-product: Nature. This documentary takes a funny and accessible look at a complex issue – the increasingly fragile connection between children and nature.

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Eric Clapton: A Life in 12 Bars 15

BUY TICKETS 7pm Wednesday 10 January 

PREVIEW SCREENING AND Q&A. A special preview screening of this fascinating documentary about the ultimate guitar hero, followed by a Q&A with Clapton and director Lili Fini Zanuck from the BFI Southbank.

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Mountain 15

BUY TICKETS 8pm Sunday 21 January

DIRECTOR Jennifer Peedom

Willem Dafoe narrates this awe-inspiring documentary exploring humanity’s timeless fascination with mountains, with music by the Australian Chamber Orchestra and a narrative by travel-writer Robert Macfarlane.

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Jane 15

BUY TICKETS 8pm Monday 29 January
BUY TICKETS 5pm Sunday 4 February

DIRECTOR Brett Morgen

Recently discovered footage make this intimate portrait of Jane Goodall truly special as we witness her breaking new ground in the scientific study of chimpanzees in Tanzania.

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Jane 15

BUY TICKETS 5pm Sunday 4 February

DIRECTOR Brett Morgen

Recently discovered footage make this intimate portrait of Jane Goodall truly special as we witness her breaking new ground in the scientific study of chimpanzees in Tanzania.

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Human Flow 15

BUY TICKETS 8pm Monday 12 February
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Fundraising screening in aid of Help Refugees

DIRECTOR Ai Weiwei

Artist and director Ai Weiwei’s beautiful and moving documentary explores the global refugee crisis across 23 countries.

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Walk with Me 15

BUY TICKETS 8pm Monday 26 February
Followed by a discussion led by mindfulness teacher Chantek McNeilage.

DIRECTORS Marc J Francis, Max Pugh

A beautiful documentary, narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch, about Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh who introduced mindfulness to the West.

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