In The Last Days Of The City

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Tamer Al Saidí’s IN THE LAST DAYS OF THE CITY is a despairing love letter to Cairo, Beirut, Baghdad and all the great cities of the Arab world.

Zona Norte


Fifteen years after her documentary WARRIOR OF LIGHT, Monika Treut revisits the subject in this thought-provoking documentary ZONA NORTE.

A Quiet Passion


A biographical film which, like its subject, is conventional on the surface but fiercely individual underneath.

Toni Erdmann

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A rich, absorbing and often very funny work, full of surprises, which rarely drags during its more than two and a half hour length.

Manchester By The Sea


This family drama follows the life of Lee Chandler (Casey Affleck) a quiet, down on his luck janitor living in Boston.

Attack Of The Lederhosen Zombies


Mark Liversidge had fun with this satisfyingly splattery tale of zombies taking over a mountain retreat.

Two Timid Souls


With the jovial buoyancy of Chaplin and the class of Gatsby, TWO TIMID SOULS is a charming, genuinely funny easy watch.

S is for Stanley


On the list of life changing moments, delivering a ceramic penis statue across London during a snowstorm wouldn’t normally feature that highly…



Wonderland is a collaboration project from ten Swiss directors who each take control of their own mini-story.

The Handmaiden

The Handmaiden

The shadow of Brian De Palma looms over Park Chan-Wook’s impressive psychological thriller, writes Jim Moore.

Around China With A Movie Camera

China II (1930)

The BFI’s collection of archive footage from China is drawn together by Ruth Chan’s excellent score, writes Mark Liversidge.



With an edge of the seat climax, ARSENAL proves itself as a fantastic war film with enough gritty realism to fully immerse the viewer.



The silent film SALOMÉ brings together gay icons Oscar Wilde and Alla Nazimova in an intoxicating cocktail of high art and high camp.

The Light Between Oceans


A strong cast runs aground in a soggy, lighthouse-bound melodrama set after the First World War.

Auf Einmal


An unexpected death after a party leads to a host of recriminations and betrayals in this dark German drama.