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2008 Films

Red Road

April 17, 2008

Directed by: Andrea Arnold

Cannes Jury Prize-winning, gritty, Scottish thriller about a CCTV operator drawn to stalking a man […]

The General

April 3, 2008

Directed by: Clyde Bruckman/Buster Keaton

Buster Keaton’s best – an American Civil War tale of a doughty railroad engineer’s exploits […]

All About Eve

December 11, 2008

Directed by: Joseph Mankiewicz

Marking the Bette Davis’ centenary we show a classic. Signature performance from BD, superb screenplay. […]

The Last Waltz

February 28, 2008

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

*** Special event: with guest speaker *** Celebrated rockumentary of The Band’s last concert in […]

Three Times

February 7, 2008

Directed by: Hou Hsiao-hsien

Exquisitely shot film of three love stories set in three time periods, each couple played […]

The Lives of Others

January 10, 2008

Directed by: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

Multi-award winning thriller about secret police surveillance in totalitarian E. Germany. Anti-establishment couple are spied […]

This is England

January 24, 2008

Directed by: Shane Meadows

Funny yet deeply moving take on 1980s UK youth culture from a troubled 13 year […]

AGM Party & guest speaker

June 12, 2008

Directed by: Johnjoe McFadden

After a brief AGM, we welcome David Crooke, Director of BBFC, to give us the […]

After the Wedding

June 26, 2008

Directed by: Susanne Bier

Oscar-nominated scintillating family drama that reveals human frailties and layered secrets. The actors go for […]

Aprile

March 13, 2008

Directed by: Nanni Moretti

Morreti casts himself, wife and friends in a documentary lampoon about Italian politics. What could […]

The Singer

May 1, 2008

Directed by: Xavier Giannoli

Jaded middle-aged club singer falls for a younger woman. Bitter-sweet romance. Both leads nominated for […]

Yojimbo

May 15, 2008

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Don’t miss Kuroswawa’s classic and best loved film where the samurai story meets the western. […]

4 Months 3 Weeks and 2 Days

May 29, 2008

Directed by: Cristian Mungiu

Golden Palm and FIPRESCI winner at Cannes, this is a showcase for new Romanian cinema. […]

Lars and the Real Girl

November 20, 2008

Directed by: Craig Gillespie

Pathologically shy man finds solace with an inflatable doll. Quirky& heart-warming. Triumphantly directed and acted. […]

El Violin

November 27, 2008

Directed by: Francesco Vargas

A cat and mouse struggle between the military and guerrillas in Latin America. Violin music […]

Diaspora Diaries

October 16, 2008

Directed by: Robert_Ñé Beyonder_Ñé Asare

Black History Month Special Event: Director/artist Robert ¥Beyonder’ Asare Q&A Vibrant documentary capturing authentic voices […]

Control

October 2, 2008

Directed by: Anton Corbijn

Glorious biopic of Joy Division lead singer Ian Curtis. Acting honours all round, career-best performance […]

The Orphanage

October 30, 2008

Directed by: Juan Antonio Bayona

Story of haunted house or haunted mind? It doesn’t matter, just experience this excruciatingly suspenseful […]

Brick Lane

October 9, 2008

Directed by: Sarah Gavron

WFC/Wimbledon Book Fest Special Event: Director Sarah Gavron and author Monica Ali (tbc) Q&A on […]