In the wake of Brazil’s economic and social crisis, students protest and occupy hundreds of schools. Inspired by the collective voice of the movement itself, Your Turn is narrated by three high school students, who represent the central points of their struggle.
In a deserted Macedonian village, 50-something Hatidze, clambers up a hillside to check her bee colonies nestled in the rocks; but disruption is coming. With beautiful cinematography evocative of Caravaggio, Honeyland explores nature’s vulnerability under capitalist demand.
Screening as part of the Bloomsbury Festival - an annual celebration of the area’s pioneering creativity. Inspired by the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s lunar landing, the 2019 Festival theme is Small steps and giant leaps.
Part of our gal-dem film club series, join members from RISE Collective as they perform poetry in response to the film Your Turn before its screening on Thur 10 Oct.
Activists, marine biologists and the navy fight to save the world’s smallest whale from extinction as its habitat has been destroyed by Mexican cartels and Chinese Mafia who harvest the swim bladder of the Totoaba fish, the ‘cocaine of the sea’.
Shot in the style of a Hollywood thriller, this is the searing story of President Duterte’s bloody campaign against drug dealers and addicts in the Philippines, told with unprecedented and intimate access to both sides of the war.
An unsettling portrait of a mother-daughter relationship - a 92-year-old former opera singer and her volatile daughter who have inhabited a rent-controlled Manhattan penthouse for the last fifty-five years - along with their obese chihuahua, Angelina Jolie.
Filmed 50 summers ago, The Moon and the Sledgehammer is a poetic and eccentric classic of British nonfiction filmmaking, that we’re excited to be screening on the Autumn Equinox.
It’s near impossible to build a career as a female film journalist, but Pauline Kael defied the odds. Never a dull read, the long-time New Yorker film critic and best-selling author was a force to be reckoned with.