Prodigious auteur Xavier Dolan (Mommy) comes of age with his dazzling sixth film It's Only the End of the World, based on the play of the same name by Jean-Luc Lagarce and featuring an all-star cast including Vincent Cassel, Marion Cotillard and Léa Seydoux.
Mohsen Makhmalbaf joins us at Curzon Bloomsbury to introduce a partial restoration of his 1991 film, The Nights of Zayandeh-Rood, in conversation with journalist Saeed Kamali Dehghan. The film has a long and complex history, entwined with Iranian political history, which this introduction will serve to contextualise.
After 300 years, British rule of India came to an end in 1947. For 6 months, Lord Mountbatten, great grandson of Queen Victoria, assumed the post of the last Viceroy, charged with handing India back to its people.
From director Kelly Reichardt (Old Joy, Wendy and Lucy), Certain Women is a portrait of three women living subtly interlocking lives in rural Montana, striving to forge their own paths amidst the wide-open plains of the American Northwest.
Directed by Academy Award nominated Steve Cantor, Dancer offers a uniquely personal portrait of a most singular man and dancer. Blessed with astonishing power and poise, Sergei Polunin took the dance world by storm and became the Royal Ballet’s youngest ever principal.
If women have been criminally overlooked in the history of scientific development, the work of Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson in ensuring John Glenn became the first American astronaut to successfully orbit the Earth have barely received a mention.
Jackie is a searing and intimate portrait of one of the most important and tragic moments in American history, seen through the eyes of the iconic First Lady, then Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy (Natalie Portman).
Damien Chazelle's follow-up to the Oscar-winning Whiplash is a modern-day musical that pays tribute to the 'City of Stars' in charting a couple's relationship. Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone dazzle as the lovers in a film overflowing with joie de vivre.
Lucian Msamati (Luther, Game of Thrones, NT Live: The Comedy of Errors) plays Salieri in Peter Shaffer’s iconic play, broadcast live from the National Theatre, and with live orchestral accompaniment by Southbank Sinfonia.
He may not have personally opened the first restaurant, but the McDonald's franchise we recognise today is certainly down to the work of Ray Croc. It's the perfect role for Michael Keaton's intensity who balances Machiavellian charm with single-minded drive in this deceptively satirical biopic.
Chad (Michael Fassbender) finds himself torn between respect for his father (Brendan Gleeson), and a desire to forge a better life for his children. When Colby coerces him into a major robbery one night, Chad is faced with a choice that will change his life forever.
Using letters and other private writings I, Claude Monet reveals new insight into the man who not only painted the picture that gave birth to impressionism but who was perhaps the most influential and successful painter of the 19th and early 20th centuries.
Do You Own the Dançefloor? interviews a range of the key characters in and around the Haçienda nightclub – performers, fans and staff – including Peter Hook, Clint Boon and Liam Gallagher. It tells the story of the club and its demise.
Set in 1879 Paris. An orphan girl dreams of becoming a ballerina and flees her rural Brittany for Paris, where she passes for someone else and accedes to the position of pupil at the Grand Opera house.
Directed by Academy Award nominated Steve Cantor, Dancer offers a uniquely personal portrait of a most singular man and dancer. Blessed with astonishing power and poise, Sergei Polunin took the dance world by storm and became the Royal Ballet’s youngest ever principal. At the peak of his success, aged 21, he walked away, driven to the brink of self-destruction by stardom - his talent more a burden than a gift.
Spring 2015, the Maharaja of Jodhpur, India hosts Shye Ben Tzur, Jonny Greenwood, Nigel Godrich, Paul Thomas Anderson and a dozen Indian musicians. The team assembles a makeshift studio at the Maharaja's Fort, and over the following three weeks create the joyous collaboration that becomes the music and film of Junun (madness of love).
Filmmaker Danae Elon began to film her three young sons the moment she and her partner Philip decided to leave New York and return to Jerusalem. The decision was prompted by the death of her father, leading Israeli intellectual and critic Amos Elon.