2010 Films

35 Shots of Rum

April 15, 2010

Directed by: Claire Denis

Alex Descas, Mati Diop, Nicole Dogue. Beguiling, moving family drama explores bond between widowed father […]

Mid-August Lunch

April 29, 2010

Directed by: Gianni Di Gregoria

Gianni Di Gregoria, Valeria De Francescis, Marina Cacciotti. Charming comedy of Italian way of life […]

Tamara Drewe

December 16, 2010

Directed by: Stephen Frears

A young journalist returns to her country home as an unrecognisable beauty, chaos ensues. Based […]

Exit Through the Gift Shop

December 2, 2010

Directed by: Banksy

Film within a film as French documentary-maker tries to capture the world of street art […]

The Good the Bad the Weird

February 11, 2010

Directed by: Ji-woon Kim

Kang-ho Song, Byung-hun Lee, Woo-sung Jung. Thrilling Korean Western outdoes Leone’s original. Treasure map plot […]


February 25, 2010

Directed by: Gus Van Sant

Sean Penn, Emile Hirsch, Josh Brolin. Special event LGBT History Month: former Stonewall director Angela […]


January 14, 2010

Directed by: Martha Fiennes

Special event: Director Martha Fiennes for intro and Q&A. Ralph Fiennes, Penelope Cruz, Damien Lewis, […]


January 28, 2010

Directed by: Andrzej Wajda

Andrzej Chyra, Maja Ostaszewska. Masterful revisionist drama from one of world cinema’s great directors tells […]

Conversations with My Gardener

July 8, 2010

Directed by: Jean Becker

Daniel Auteuil, Jean-Pierre Darrousin. Intelligent comedy drama. Artist in mid-life crisis renews friendship with school […]

Bicycle Thieves

June 10, 2010

Directed by: Vittorio De Sica

Lamberto Maggiorani, Enzo Staiola, Liarella Carell. Neorealist masterpiece brings poetry to poor family man’s struggle […]

AGM followed by Film Quiz

June 24, 2010

Directed by: Johnjoe McFadden

AGM followed by Film Quiz and pub grub. Great fun last year, even better this […]

White Ribbon

March 11, 2010

Directed by: Michael Haneke

Christian Friedel, Leonie Benesch, Burghart Klaussner. Strange accidents in small German community pre WWI seem […]

Queen of Spades

March 25, 2010

Directed by: Thorold Dickinson

Anton Walbrook, Edith Evans. Celebrated Brit thriller. Dickinson brings Pushkin’s eerie story to the silver […]

Katalin Varga

May 13, 2010

Directed by: Peter Strickland

Hilda Peter, Andrea Gavriliu. British-directed Romanian-set thriller. Woman seeks the man who wronged her. Suspenseful […]

Mad Sad and Bad

May 20, 2010

Directed by: Avie Luthra

Special event Director Avie Luthra for intro and Q&A. Meera Syal, Nitin Ganatra, Zubin Varla. […]


November 11, 2010

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Award-winning film of Shaffer’s play: psychiatrist investigates blinding of horses by stable boy. BAFTA nomination […]

Samson & Delilah

November 18, 2010

Directed by: Warwick Thornton

A top-notch film of Aboriginal teenagers’ journey of survival across central Australia – a romantic […]


November 4, 2010

Directed by: Yojiro Takita

Elegant comic drama as unemployed cellist applies for work in ¥departures’ and becomes a ¥low […]

Good Hair

October 21, 2010

Directed by: Jeff Stilson

Special Jury Prizewinning documentary (Sundance Festival): top US comedian Chris Rock examines black culture to […]


October 7, 2010

Directed by: Martha Fiennes

Pushkin’s poem of unrequited love skilfully adapted for the screen. Stunning cinematography. Ralph Fiennes & […]

The Secret in Their Eyes

September 30, 2010

Directed by: Juan Jose Campanella

Scintillating crime thriller/romance. Beating Haneke’s White Ribbon for 2010 Best Foreign Language Oscar says it […]