Our next film, on Tuesday 10 October at 19:45, is Tangerines. Estonian families have lived in Georgia for more than 100 years, but in the 1990s fighting between Georgians and Abkhaz separatists mostly drove them out. Two men, Ivo and Marcus, stay on to gather the tangerine harvest, but a bloody skirmish in the village forces Ivo to take in [cont'd.]
Our next film, on Tuesday 3 October at 19:45, is Mon Roi, also known as My King. A searing French domestic drama, it stars Emmanuelle Bercot as Tony and Vincent Cassel as Georgio, the lover of her dreams – and nightmares. Full-on emotion from Maïwenn, one of France’s young(ish) female actor/directors.
Our next film, on Tuesday 19 September at 19:45, is Jim Jarmusch’s gentle, charming Paterson. A bus driver named Paterson (Adam Driver), in a New England town of the same name, lives to write poetry. Meanwhile, his eccentric wife Laura (Golshifteh Farahani) brings an element of benign chaos to their ordered existence. A subtle hymn to the joys of the ordinary [cont'd.]
The opening film of our season, on Tuesday 12 September, is Pedro Almodóvar’s Julieta, a thoughtful story of love and loss, told with the director’s usual visual flair and excitement. Please note that the first wine & cheese event of the season will not be until the following week, 19 September. Trailer.
Our next film, on Tuesday 4 April at 19:45, is Abderrahmane Sissako’s Timbuktu. In Mali, not far from the ancient city of Timbuktu, cattle herder Kidane and his family live peacefully while the nearby townspeople have fallen under the brutal regime of Jihadists. For a time, Kidane escapes their puritanical zeal, but soon everything changes. A powerful fable about tolerance and its [cont'd.]