Shoplifters (Manbiki kazoku) 15

BUY TICKETS 8pm Monday 7 January  SS_Recom
*Followed by a hosted discussion*   

DIRECTOR Hirokazu Kore-eda
CAST Lily Franky, Kirin Kiki, Sakura Andô, Mayu Matsuoka

Winner of the top prize at Cannes, this moving Tokyo-set family drama from Hirokazu Kore-eda is simply unmissable.


Return of the Hero (Le retour du héros) 15

BUY TICKETS 8pm Monday 21 January 

DIRECTOR Laurent Tirard
CAST Jean Dujardin, Mélanie Laurent, Noémie Merlant, Christophe Montenez

Jean Dujardin (The Artist) and Mélanie Laurent (Inglourious Basterds) star in this madcap comedy romp set in early-19th-century France.


Mug (Twarz) 15

BUY TICKETS 8pm Monday 28 January

DIRECTOR Malgorzata Szumowska
CAST Mateusz Kosciukiewicz, Agnieszka Podsiadlik, Malgorzata Gorol, Roman Gancarczyk

This award-winning, small-town-set Polish fable is a strangely affecting and hugely enjoyable tragicomedy.


An Impossible Love 15

BUY TICKETS 8pm Monday 4 February

DIRECTOR Catherine Corsini
CAST Virginie Efira, Niels Schneider, Jehnny Beth, Estelle Lescure

This superbly performed and directed French drama depicts a short-lived but passionate romance and its far-reaching consequences.


The Lost Honour of Katharina Blum 15

BUY TICKETS 8pm Monday 11 February  *Followed by a hosted discussion*

DIRECTORS Margarethe von Trotta, Volker Schlöndorff
CAST Angela Winkler, Mario Adorf, Dieter Laser, Jürgen Prochnow

The personal is political in Margarethe von Trotta’s stinging warning against the power and corruption of state and media.