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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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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Letters from Baghdad 15

BUY TICKETS 5pm Sunday 16 July

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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Embrace 15

BUY TICKETS 8pm Tuesday 25 July

DIRECTOR Taryn Brumfitt

An important documentary examining body image issues, especially among women, travelling around the world to interview experts, celebrities and activists. Followed by a panel discussion about the issues raised in the film. 

This documentary follows Australian activist Taryn Brumfitt’s crusade as she explores the issue of body image and its effect on us.

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Risk 15

BUY TICKETS 8pm Tuesday 1 August

DIRECTOR Laura Poitras
FEATURING Julian Assange, Sarah Harrison, Jacob Appelbaum, Joseph Farrell

This intriguing documentary from Laura Poitras (Citizenfour) follows Julian Assange, the controversial editor-in-chief of WikiLeaks.

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Kedi 15

BUY TICKETS 8pm Monday 14 August

DIRECTOR Ceyda Torun

A gorgeous documentary about the free-roaming cats of Istanbul and the humans with whom they share their city.

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