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Comedy202297 minsDirector: Sophie Hyde
Nancy Stokes (Emma Thompson), a retired school teacher and widow, is yearning for adventure and really good sex, in comedian Katy Brand’s witty drama.
Documentary202176 minsDirector: Lee Cooper
An intimate portrait of ageing and friendship, we follow David Raven as he dons his sequins and eyelashes to prepare for a special birthday performance as ‘Maisie Trollette’, Britain’s Oldest Performing Drag Artiste.
Drama2021102 minsDirector: Harry Wootliff
Ruth Wilson is at her best in this compelling drama about a lonely woman whose life is changed by Tom Burke, the dangerous stranger who offers something different.
Drama2020137 minsDirector: Terence Davies
Terence Davies’ moving and lyrical portrait of the life of celebrated war poet Siegfried Sassoon.
Comedy202095 minsDirector: Roger Michell
Roger Michell's final feature film stars Jim Broadbent and Helen Mirren in an uplifting true story about an eccentric art heist.
Comedy2021105 minsDirector: Jacques Audiard
Jacques Audiard ventures into new territory with a vibrant take on love and Paris, as four characters cross amorous paths in the modern city.
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Woman with a Movie Camera
Great films incite, others vex, a few elate. From pre-war to the present day, these remarkable works by international women directors do all that and more.
Sight and Sound's Best Films
Unmissable films from an essential source: the world’s wisest film magazine, whose annual list sets the standard.
Crime202188 minsDirector: Paul Andrew Williams
After ten years’ absence, a vicious gangster (Neil Maskell) returns to his old stomping ground to find his son and take revenge on the gang that double-crossed him.
Drama2018103 minsDirector: Matteo Garrone
Gomorrah director Matteo Garrone presents a masterful tale of twisted friendship, not-so-petty crime and revenge.
Documentary201185 minsDirector: Paul Kelly
Paul Kelly's stirring and acclaimed character study of enigmatic musician Lawrence (Felt, Denim and Go-Kart Mozart).
Drama1972103 minsDirector: Perry Henzell
The cult classic, acknowledged as the catalyst for the popularisation of reggae in the US, sees Jimmy Cliff traversing the underbelly of Jamaican shanty-town life.
Drama1950103 minsDirector: Michelangelo Antonioni
Michelangelo Antonioni's debut feature is a noirish thriller following a jealous industrialist who hires a private eye to investigate his wife.
Drama1971109 minsDirector: Ted Kotcheff
In this classic, broiling Australian thriller, an exasperated schoolteacher finds himself stranded in the dusty outback town of Bundanyabba, where the growing isolation and unhinged locals begin to eat away at his sanity.
Who Can You Trust?
Trust few and fear all in a collection of films packed with suspense, paranoia and conspiracy.
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3 You Must See
Your time is precious, so we've done some of the hard work for you.
3 of the best from the world's greatest filmmakers, themes and cinematic movements.
A light-hearted newsreel item on the Football Association's proposed ban on women's football in 1921.
Amateur film from 1955 showing the people, landscapes and architecture of numerous islands in the Caribbean by Everild Helweg-Larsen, F.R.G.S.
Women's Football Dick Kerr's Ladies FC vs. Lister's LadiesWomen's Football Dick Kerr's Ladies FC vs. Lister's Ladies
Sport19215 minsSilent Location: Valley Parade, Bradford
Preston's famous Dick, Kerr Ladies FC - one of the earliest known women's football teams in England - play local side, Lister's Ladies, at Bradford's Valley Parade ground.
Non-Fiction19212 mins Location: Enfield
Difficult times for women's football, but it doesn't stop the battle of the lightbulb makers in North London.
Sport19180 mins Location: Southend-on-Sea
Women munitions workers from the Kynoch and Vickers Maxim factories take to the pitch in Southend during WWI.
Government sponsored film194323 mins
WWII propaganda messages back home
Women's Football - the Trailblazers of the 20s
Women have been playing football in the UK for hundreds of years - through wars, a 50-year FA ban and no funding. Thanks to these trailblazers, football finally came home in summer 2022.
Black Britain on Film
Striking, illuminating and sometimes surprising images of black culture, community and characters, spanning over a century of British film and TV.
From deep-rooted folk traditions to youth culture happenings: a celebration of the music and arts festivals of summers past.