120 Beats Per Minute
Portrait of the ACT UP activist group, a direct action collective aiming to impact the lives of people with AIDS.
1745
Two slave sisters flee their master in the Highlands of Scotland.
6 Days
A dramatisation of the Iranian Embassy siege in London in 1980.
78/52
A documentary about the shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho.
AlphaGo
Google's DeepMind team takes on one of the world's top Go players in a weeklong tournament.
Battle Of The Sexes
True story of the tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs.
Beach Rats
A Brooklyn teen struggles with his sexuality.
Breathe
The true story of courage under profound difficulties faced by Robin and Diana Cavendish.
Brigsby Bear
Brigsby Bear Adventures is a children's TV show produced for an audience of one: James. When the show abruptly ends, James's life changes forever, and he sets out to finish the story himself.
Britannia
Animation about British imperialism.
The Cakemaker
After the death of his lover, Thomas heads to Israel – the birthplace of the man he adored. He becomes a pastry chef for the widow of the deceased. Yet she hardly suspects that the unnamed sorrow that connects her to the stranger is for the same man.
Call Me By Your Name
First love blooms over a long, hot summer for a teenager in Italy.
Columbus
Two people meet by chance and forge a connection.
Custody
A couple embark on a bitter custody battle for their son.

D

Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool
A faded romance between a young British actor and an aging Hollywood star is rekindled as her terminal illness draws a veil over the sunset finale
Funeral Parade Of Roses
Sixties Japanese avante garde take on the Oedipus legend.
Giant
Two brothers find their relationship tested after one of them becomes a magnet for attention because of his gigantism.
Good Time
Crime caper sees a bank robber try to evade capture.
Happy End
Story of a bourgeois family, set against the backdrop of the Calais refugee crisis.

I

Jabberwocky
Anxious to make his fortune and win the hand of his beloved Griselda, a cooper's son agrees to support a knight on his quest to slay a monster.
The Killing Of A Sacred Deer
A teenage boy tries to integrate a surgeon into his broken family but his motives become increasingly sinister.
Loving Vincent
The life and mysterious death of Vincent Van Gogh.
Lucky
The spiritual journey of a 90-year-old atheist.

M

A Matter Of Life And Death
A wartime aviator begs a celestial court to let him escape death so he can be with the woman he loves. Out on re-issue in cinemas.
The Meyerowitz Stories (New And Selected)
Comedy drama about a family who gather in New York to celebrate the work of their dad.
Mildred Pierce
When a murdered man gasps out her name, is our heroine's remarkable survival story finally at an end?
Pop Aye
A disenchanted architect goes on a road trip with an elephant.
Princess Cyd
A teenager escapes life with her depressive dad for a summer with her novelist aunt.
Professor Marston And The Wonder Women
The true story of the creator of Wonder Woman.

R

Ravens
A troubled farmer and his family struggle with the hardships of their lives.
Redoubtable
Paris 1967. Jean-Luc Godard, the leading filmmaker of his generation, is shooting La Chinoise with the woman he loves, Anne Wiazemsky, 20 years his junior. They are happy, attractive, in love, they marry. But the film’s reception unleashes a profound self-examination in Jean-Luc.
The Rider
A young cowboy tries to carve out a new identity.
Salesman
Following four door-to-door salesmen around the States in the late Sixties.
So Help Me God
The extraordinary, offbeat judge Anne Gruwez takes us behind the scenes of real life criminal investigations.
Spoor
An elderly woman is convinced she knows what lies behind a spate of mysterious crimes... but nobody will believe her.
Strangled
Seven years after a killer is jailed, a murder occurs in town - is it a copycat or has the wrong man been jailed?
Suspiria
A young ballet dancer uncovers a sinister conspiracy in this masterpiece of surrealist horror.
Thelma
Strange things happen to a religious young woman when she starts to fall in love.
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
A grieving mother takes on a town's police chief after the murder of her daughter goes unsolved.

V

Wonderstruck
Ben and Rose are children from two different eras who secretly wish their lives were different. Both set out on quests.
The Wound
Sexual repression and coming of age prove a dangerous mix for a small community.
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A nice cup of tea and a murder Jamie McKeller on The Book Club, legalising murder, serial killers and cake.

Completing the trip Bertrand Tavernier on Jacques Becker, Claude Sautet, Jean-Pierre Melville and his Journey Through French Cinema.

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