08/11/19 11/11/19
143 Sahara Street

A loving portrait of a woman and her roadside teahouse, Hassen Ferhani has crafted a documentary teeming with intimacy and empathy. Malika is the…

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2nd Louis Le Prince Experimental Film Lecture with Ben Rivers

Tickets Available from Eventbrite. Building on the success of the inaugural Louis Le Prince Experimental Film Lecture given by filmmaker John Smith,…

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08/11/19 14/11/19

The lives of two vulnerable women in Casablanca – one pregnant, homeless, and shunned, the other a grieving widow – converge and transform in this…

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Alexandria... Why?

As a young woman Rashida Abdel Salam had acting aspirations but "I couldn’t be an actress because I can’t roll my R’s properly, so I found out about…

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08/11/19 11/11/19

Marie Zemanová began her twenty-year collaboration with surrealist filmmaker Jan Švankmajer working on his feature-film debut, Alice. A dark reworking…

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08/11/19 10/11/19
All About Eve

Known as ‘Hollywood’s Editor in Chief’, Barbara ‘Bobbie’ McLean was one of the industry’s most respected editors. In All About Eve, Joseph L.…

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