In the Cinema

Treat yourself to a special cinema experience and enjoy documentaries on the big screen.

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Join us for a programme of short docs showcasing untold stories from around the world. Global topics are brought to life in our latest inspiring programme of international short documentaries.

From an Armenian scientist reviving a giant telescope in Armenia, to Muslim women in Cape Town challenging stereotypes in their community, each unique story explores what it means to take your own path in a changing world.

In partnership with One World Media, we are hosting this screening of documentaries directed by talented emerging filmmakers from their Global Short Docs Forum. 

The screening will be followed by a live Q+A with the filmmakers. 

An-Nisaa (Women) | Dir. Thaakirah Behardien | South Africa | 2021 | 31 mins | UK Premiere

Three women in Western Cape, South Africa, use art, comedy, and social media to challenge stereotypes and confront taboo issues within their Muslim community.

The Essence Of Memories | Dir. Mélanie Gouby | France/UK | 2022 | 25 mins

Abdulkader Fattouh, a young Syrian refugee living in France, pursues his lifelong dream to become a “nez”, a master perfumer.

ROT54: Armenia’s Forgotten Space Giant | Dir. Marta Miskaryan | Armenia | 2022 | 25 mins

An Armenian scientist attempts to revive a groundbreaking Soviet-era telescope, amidst personal and political turmoil.

Harvesting Turkey's Tea | Dir. Sheida Kiran | Turkey/UK | 2021 | 23 mins 

Three women strive to shape their futures in the face of economic decline and inequality in Turkey’s Black Sea tea-picking communities.