Refugees 29/11/18

What does it mean to be a refugee? To lose everything – home, country, friends, family. To gamble everything on the hope of a new life, somewhere alien and possibly hostile. To try to hold on to something of who you are and where you came from in spite of everything you have had to…

Horror Shorts 29/11/18

There’s malevolent social media and toxic technology, the horrors of alienation and the terrors of too much interaction, a visit to an oracle and a confrontation with one’s darkest self, an uncomfortable anatomy lesson, and every parent’s worst nightmare, in this shudder-inducing selection of scary stories. Advisory Cert 18 Thursday 29th November at 8.30pm NIAMOS…

French Programme 29/11/18

The thoughtless cruelty of children, a relationship breaking down, and a pick-up gone sour, shifts of perspective and visions of possible futures, cops in crisis, and soldiers in search of love, in this collection of Gallic shorts. Advisory Cert 18 Thursday 29th November at 6.00pm ALLIANCE FRANCIAS, 125 Portland St, Manchester M1 4QD Get Tickets here…

German Programme 29/11/18

We’ve got a heist with a bizarre twist, a study of guilt in a police officer, the job interview from hell, two tales of extra-marital affairs gone bad, a tragic miscarriage and the process of divorce through a child’s eyes, all coming together in our Deutsch denomination of films. Advisory Cert 15 Thursday 29th November…

Spanish Programme 28/11/18 & 29/11/18

We’ve methods of mourning and coping with grieving, flights from responsibility and retreats from reality, a past ever-present and a future on hold, romantic regret and parental neglect, unrealistic expectations and dancing on air, in this year’s Spanish selection. Advisory Cert 15 Wednesday 28th Nov 5.00pm (main screening) Instituto Cervantes, 326-330 Deansgate, Campfield Avenue Arcade, Manchester…

North by North West Shorts 29/11/18

We’ve improbable artists and feline detectives, romantic encounters and independent pensioners, workplace stress and insensitive bureaucracy, a grim and Gothic past and an uncertain future in this varied selection of films by Northern Talent. Thurs 29th Nov 8.00pm GOODSTOCK, 6 Oxford Rd, Manchester M1 5QA Get Tickets here TRUE GRIT Dir / Wri: Kriss Foster, Wri…