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INDIA AT 70

– a season of films marking 70 years

since Indian independence and Partition –

screening across the UK  Sep-Dec 2017

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THE ROAD TO MANDALAY

a film by Midi Z

– in cinemas in the UK & Ireland 29 Sep 2017 –

India at 70

A season of films marking 70 years since Indian independence and Partition – celebrating India’s rich film history, while exploring notions of conflict, division, diversity and the many ‘languages’ of Indian cinema.

 

Screening this week:

24-25 Sep: The Chess Players, The Ultimate Picture Palace, Oxford

26 Sep: Court, HOME, Manchester

27 Sep: Court, Showroom Cinema, Sheffield

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The Road to Mandalay

a film by Midi Z

A tale of doomed love between two illegal immigrant who resort to human traffickers to escape Myanmar into a less than welcoming Thailand…

 

★★★★ Little White Lies: “A layered film that demands discussion and analysis from its viewers.”

★★★★ The Upcoming: “truly absorbing”

 

PREVIEW + RECEPTION: London – Regent Street Cinema – 26 Sep

Manchester – HOME – from 29 Sep

Sheffield – Showroom: 29 Sep-2 Oct 2017

Gloucester Guildhall: 27 Oct-2 Nov 2017

Hereford – The Courtyard: 7 & 9 Nov 2017

Oxford – The Ultimate Picture Palace: 11-12 Nov 2017

Forthcoming Screenings

BY THE TIME IT GETS DARK

a film by Anocha Suwichakornpong

film of the week – Mark Kermode on BBC Radio 5 Live

film of the week ★★★★ – Mark Kermode in The Observer

film of the week – Sight & Sound

★★★★ – “fascinating, enigmatic feature” — Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

★★★★ – “hypnotic”— Nigel Andrews, Financial Times

 

Watch on BFI Player from 14 October

On DVD

AU REVOIR L’ETE

a film by Koji Fukada

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winner of Un Certain Regard Grand Prix for his latest film, ‘Harmonium’, Cannes Film Festival 2016

DVD: available now

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36 & MARY IS HAPPY, MARY IS HAPPY

a film by Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit

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Double DVD set + limited edition t-shirt:

available now

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