Films 2016

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  • Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence

    • 21 Jun 18:00
    • Nagisa Ôshima /
    • UK, Japan, New Zealand /
    • 1983 /
    • 123 mins

    Profoundly moving classic starring the late David Bowie.

  • Mojin: The Lost Legend

    • 22 Jun 21:00
    • 23 Jun 18:00
    • Wu Ershan /
    • China /
    • 2015 /
    • 125 mins

    Tomb raiding… Chinese style.

  • Parched

    • 18 Jun 20:50
    • 23 Jun 18:00
    • Leena Yadav /
    • USA, India, UK /
    • 2015 /
    • 116 mins

    A colourful, humorous and musical portrait of Gujarat, India - a site of thriving misogyny.

  • Sand Storm (Sufat Chol)

    • 17 Jun 18:15
    • 19 Jun 20:45
    • Elite Zexer /
    • Israel /
    • 2016 /
    • 87 mins

    Shifting sands and changing times.

  • Seoul Station (Seoulyeok)

    • 16 Jun 20:30
    • 24 Jun 20:35
    • Yeon Sang-ho /
    • South Korea /
    • 2016 /
    • 92 mins

    A man sleeping rough at Seoul Station is the catalyst for a zombie apocalypse.

  • Spa Night

    • 25 Jun 20:35
    • 26 Jun 18:15
    • Andrew Ahn /
    • USA, South Korea /
    • 2016 /
    • 93 mins

    A young Korean-American’s coming-out story in LA’s spa world.

  • The Actor (Haiyu Kameoka Takuji)

    • 16 Jun 18:05
    • 18 Jun 18:00
    • Satoko Yokohama /
    • Japan /
    • 2016 /
    • 123 mins

    A thoughtful and clever comedy drama about a jaded actor finally finding love.

  • The Virgin Psychics (Eiga Minna! Esper Dayo!)

    • 20 Jun 18:00
    • 25 Jun 23:10
    • Sion Sono /
    • Japan /
    • 2015 /
    • 114 mins

    Engagingly silly Japanese sex comedy.

  • Trivisa

    • 21 Jun 20:45
    • 23 Jun 20:45
    • Frank Hui, Jevons Au, Vicky Wong /
    • Hong Kong, China /
    • 2016 /
    • 97 mins

    Hong Kong crime noir set in the eve of handover in 1997.

  • Twice upon a Time (Kan ya Ma Kan... Marratayn)

    • 20 Jun 20:50
    • 22 Jun 16:00
    • Niam Itani /
    • Lebanon, Qatar, USA /
    • 2016 /
    • 74 mins

    What can we learn when history repeats itself?

  • Under the Sun (V luchakh solnca)

    • 25 Jun 20:45
    • 26 Jun 15:40
    • Vitaly Mansky /
    • Russia, Latvia, Germany, Czech Republic, North Korea /
    • 2015 /
    • 106 mins

    A revealing film about a ‘real life’ family in North Korea.