Documentary

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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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projectwildthing

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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I Am Not Your Negro 15

BUY TICKETS 8pm Monday 8 May

DIRECTOR Raoul Peck

A powerful and insightful documentary, based on the writings of African-American writer James Baldwin, exploring the history of racism in the United States.

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Letters from Baghdad 15

BUY TICKETS 8pm Monday 29 May
Followed by a Q&A with Joan Porter MacIver.

DIRECTORS Sabine Krayenbühl, Zeva Oelbaum

A fascinating documentary about the extraordinary life of English writer, archaeologist, diplomat and spy Gertrude Bell, voiced by Tilda Swinton.

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