Our next film is Marshland, a tense and brutal thriller set in the unique waterlands of Andalusia. Two ill-matched cops come together to pursue a serial killer, encountering a wall of hostility and evasion. The film transcends its genre origins thanks to its historical setting in a Spain struggling to emerge from the Franco dictatorship.
Our first film of the season, on Tuesday 13 September, will be Theeb. Set in the Ottoman province of Hijaz during the First World War, it tells of a dangerous journey taken by a young Bedouin boy as he guides a British officer to a secret destination. A notable account of the last days of an empire and a culture, with beautiful [cont'd.]