Winter/Spring Programme 2017 – Season 69 Part 2
Screening Date: 9th January 2017
Reaction Index Score: 78%
Film Details: Spain 2016 | Director: Pedro Almodóvar | Certificate: 15
After a casual encounter, a brokenhearted woman decides to confront her life and the most important events about her stranded daughter.
Hunt for the Wilderpeople
Screening Date: 23rd January 2017
Reaction Index Score: 94%
Film Details: New Zealand 2016 | Director: Taika Waititi| Certificate: 12A
A national manhunt is ordered for a rebellious kid and his foster uncle who go missing in the wild New Zealand bush.
Men and Chicken
Screening Date: 6th February 2017
Reaction Index Score: 50%
Film Details: Denmark, Germany 2015 | Director: Anders Thomas Jensen | Certificate: 15
Two outcast brothers, through getting to know their unknown family, discover a horrible truth about themselves and their relatives.
Screening Date: 20th February 2017
Reaction Index Score: 70%
Film Details: France 2015 | Director: Jacques Audiard | Certificate: 15
Dheepan is a Sri Lankan Tamil warrior who flees to France and ends up working as a caretaker outside Paris.
Screening Date: 6th March 2017
Reaction Index Score: 45%
Film Details: Belgium, France 2016 | Director: Rachel Lang | Certificate: 15
Charts the trials and tribulations of Ana, a free-spirited 26 year-old returning home to Strasbourg for the summer after living abroad for long enough to feel out of place everywhere.
Screening Date: 20th March 2017
Reaction Index Score: 82%
Film Details: Japan, France, Germany 2015 | Director: Naomi Kawase | Certificate: PG
A taste of an elderly woman’s homemade bean jelly convinces a pancake stall manager to hire her, which starts a relationship that is about much more than just street food
Embrace of the Serpent
Screening Date: 3rd April 2017
Reaction Index Score: 60%
Film Details: Colombia, Venezuela, Argentina 2015 | Director: Ciro Guerra | Certificate: 12
The story of the relationship between Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman and last survivor of his people, and two scientists who work together over the course of 40 years to search the Amazon for a sacred healing plant.
Screening Date: 24th April 2017
Reaction Index Score: 35%
Film Details: Iran 2013 | Director: Jafar Panahi, Kambuzia Partovi | Certificate: 12A
In a secluded house by the sea with the curtains shut, a screenwriter hides from the world with only his dog as company. The tranquility is abruptly broken one night by the arrival of a young woman fleeing from the authorities.
Notes on Blindness
Screening Date: 8th May 2017
Reaction Index Score: 66%
Film Details: UK 2016 | Director: Peter Middleton, James Spinney | Certificate: U
In the summer of 1983, just days before the birth of his first son, writer and theologian John Hull went blind. NOTES ON BLINDNESS encompasses dreams, memory and imaginative life, excavating the interior world of blindness.
The Measure of a Man
Screening Date: 22nd May 2017
Reaction Index Score: 54%
Film Details: France 2015 | Director: Stéphane Brizé | Certificate: PG
An unemployed factory worker is trying to make ends meet in working-class France.