Thursday 26 October

Independent: Shorts Almost sold out

The Independent Shorts are films with a focus on life stories. They are filled with recognizable moments, as well as glimpses of lives that are very different from our own. These films are about spring rolls, signatures and telephone services. Prepare yourself to get lost in the labyrinth of life.

Thursday 26 October

Radical Sold out

Christopher Zalla Emerging: Selections

An elementary school teacher in a small town in Mexico decides to switch everything up and attempts to use more ‘radical’ methods in order to inspire his pupils and offer them better prospects. Starring Eugenio Derbez, the nice music teacher from CODA.

Thursday 26 October

Scrapper Almost sold out

Charlotte Regan First Feature Competition

After her mother passes, 12-year-old Georgie continues to live alone in their London flat. Georgie manages just fine until her estranged father suddenly shows up. This quirky British debut was, quite rightly so, one of the winners at the Sundance Film Festival.

Thursday 26 October

I Used to Be Funny Almost sold out

Sam, aspiring stand-up comedian and au pair struggling with PTSD, debates whether or not to join the search for a missing teen she used to nanny. This debut of director Ally Pankiw is funny, heartbreaking, and provides a refreshing perspective on trauma and recovery.

Thursday 26 October

Poor Things Sold out

Yorgos Lanthimos Independent: Selections

What if, after your death, you’re brought back to life by an extraordinary scientist (Willem Defoe)? It happens to Bella Baxter (Emma Stone) in this new film from Yorgos Lanthimos (The Lobster, The Favourite), who can make such a bizarre scenario come to life like no one else.