Tehran Taboo

11 March 2020 John Morrish 0

Our next film, on Tuesday 24 March at 19:45, is Tehran Taboo. Director Ali Sazoondeh, in exile in Germany, has turned to rotoscope animation to create a film about the seamy side of life in Iran. Four young people seek [cont'd.]

Hail Caesar!

26 February 2020 John Morrish 0

Our next film, on Tuesday 10 March at 19:45, is the Coen Brothers’ Hail Caesar! This hilarious satire on the Golden Days of Hollywood stars George Clooney as Baird Whitlock, lead man in a biblical epic, who finds himself kidnapped [cont'd.]

Border

19 February 2020 John Morrish 0

Our next film, on Tuesday 25 October at 19:45, is Ali Abbasi’s Border from 2018. We like to have one highly-original film each season: this is it. Tina is an unusual-looking border guard with a sense of smell so acute that [cont'd.]

Imagine

5 February 2020 John Morrish 0

Our next film is, we believe, a CFS exclusive. Apparently never exhibited in Britain before, Andrzej Jakimowski’s Imagine stars British actor Edward Hogg as a teacher for the blind in a school in Portugal. He refuses to use a cane and [cont'd.]

Capernaüm

22 January 2020 John Morrish 0

Our film on Tuesday 4 February 2020 at 19:45 is Capernaüm, a searing 2018 drama from Lebanon. Set in Beirut, the film tells the story of 12-year-old Zain (Zain al Rafeea) as he escapes his chaotic home and makes a [cont'd.]