Spring/Summer 2015 Films

Leviathan (2014)

January 13

Directed by: Andrey Zyvagintsev

Kolya (Madyanov) faces a bid by corrupt local mayor to take his land. Dmitri (Vdochenkov) […]

Besa: the Promise (2012)

January 27

Directed by: Rachel Goslins

A film about Albania’s heroism in World War II. Seven years in the making the […]

Northern Soul (2014)

February 10

Directed by: Elaine Constantine

It’s 1974 and up north retro American soul music is galvanising young people in clubs […]

Under the Skin (2014)

February 24

Directed by: Jonathan Glazer

This critically acclaimed sci-fi thriller is swiftly carving its way to cult status. A mysterious […]

Testament of Youth (2014)

March 10

Directed by: James Kent

Vera Brittain’s 1933 celebrated war memoir realised by a wonderful cast, sophisticated direction and a […]

Black Cat White Cat (1998)

March 24

Directed by: Emir Kusturica

In a gypsy settlement on the Danube three generations of the Destanov family get mixed […]

Fruitvale Station (2013)

April 14

Directed by: Ryan Coogler

An important docudrama about the untimely death of Oscar Grant III in Oakland Ca.at the […]

Palm Beach Story (1942)

April 28

Directed by: Preston Sturges

An inventor needs funding for his big project, his wife decides to divorce him and […]

Lift to the Scaffold (1958)

May 12

Directed by: Louis Malle

Two lovers meticulously plan the perfect murder: the killing of the woman’s husband. Things start […]

Whiplash (2014)

May 26

Directed by: Damien Chazelle

Exceptional acting and direction lift Whiplash vertiginously above the well-worn trope of ‘suffering for artistic […]

Like Father Like Son (2013)

June 2

Directed by: Hirokazu Koreeda

A superb drama set in Japan about a parental dilemma. A career-driven father discovers his […]

Timbuktu (2014)

June 23

Directed by: Abderrahmane Sissako

This beautiful, haunting film addresses the toughest of topics with empathy humour and humanism. Jihadis […]

Human Capital (2013)

July 7

Directed by: Paolo Virzi

A stylish thriller that’s essentially a class critique in the guise of a whodunit. The […]