Dir. Duncan Cowles / A filmmaker reflects on the absurd, mundane and funny side of being trapped inside your own head as an out of work, self-employed freelancer. Screening with Free Solo on1 & 3 May.
Dir. Rich Peppiatt / A filmmaker reflects on the absurd, mundane and funny side of being trapped inside your own head as an out of work, self-employed freelancer. Screening with Yardie on8 May.
Knights Of The Realm
Dir. John Hardwick / Two Australian friends meet up in London and slowly realise why they parted company in the first place. Screening with Stan & Ollie on20 March
Tales from Pussy Willow: Smile
Dir. Kate Jessop / Smile is the third episode from Season 2 of Tales From Pussy Willow - an adult animation comedy series which celebrates queer, feminist and absurdist themes. Screening with RBG on 26 April.
Dir. Kate Nirpal Bhogal / A coming of age story set amongst London’s second generation Asians where four “desi rudeboys” fight and preen to be the King of Hounslow. Screening with Green Book on 12 & 17 April.
COUNCIL IN ME
Dir. Wale Shittu / A film that encapsulates the reality of the council estate from its environment to the people who call it home. Screening with If Beale Street Could Talkon 5 & 7 June.
Some Sweet Oblivious Antidote
Dir. Christiana Ebohon-Green / When 13 year old Ivie starts speaking only in Shakespearean verse her mother takes her to church to be ‘cured’. After Ivie calls the Pastor a vile toad her mother seeks the help of a therapist with an encyclopaedic knowledge of The Bard to unlock the reason for Ivie’s obsession. Screening with If Mary Queen of Scotson 12 June.
Written by Sian Harries and Jacqueline Wright / Having dreamed of the perfect wedding, Laney wakes up with the world's most unwelcome wedding guest in her bed - NeckFace. Screening with Sorry to Bother Youon 24 May.
Paul is Dead
Dir. George Moore / The Lake District, 1967. John, George and Ringo must convince Billy Shears, a sheepish rural lookalike, to join their band after Paul dies during an experimental-drug filled musical retreat. Screening with Beatson June 14.
The Dance Teacher
Dir. Dorothy Allen-Pickard / Struggling contemporary dancer Ayesha finds an unlikely source of encouragement in Michael, an embittered resident in the care home where she teaches. Screening with The White Crowon July 31.
Dir. Lainey Richardson / From becoming the first female in history to join her university’s all male American football team, to getting the lead in Shakespeare's Othello, 19 year old Samira redefines what it means to be a woman in modern day Britain, in this visual exploration of youth, identity and womanhood. Screening with Mid90son May 31st.
Dir. Mark Van Heusden / An art history graduate couldn't get a job after graduating and now works in a supermarket. Years of being terrorised by his boss and colleagues make him reach his boiling point. Screening with Wild Roseon July 26th.
Dir. Deborah Findlater/ Two young siblings discover how to save their local library from closure in a playful romp that sees them reclaim the space as their own. Transporting traditional West African oral storytelling to present day South London, the pair draw inspiration from reading a modern rendition of an Anansi the Spider folktale that illuminates the power of collective action. Screening with Can You Ever Forgive Me?on June 28th.
Dir. Bruce Niamke/ Sometimes when life turns ZIG ZAG, we get lost in our world with no sense of direction. Humility is key to success, one needs to be a child to regain a sense of direction. Screening with Minding The Gapon July 3rd.