10 years in the making

Hole in the Ground – 1st March

Trying to escape her broken past, Sarah O’Neill (Seána Kerslake) is building a new life on the fringes of a backwood rural town with her young son Chris (James Quinn Markey). A terrifying encounter with a mysterious neighbour shatters her fragile security, throwing Sarah into a spiralling nightmare of paranoia and mistrust…

DIRECTOR: Lee Cronin
LENGTH: 90 mins RATING: 15 
CAST: Seana Kerslake, James Cosmo,
James Quinn Markey, Eoin Macken,

About A War – 1st March

The Lebanese Civil War saw approximately 170,000 dead, 1 million displaced and 17,000 people still missing. During the conflict thousands of teenagers picked up arms to fight in a 15 years war that tore the nation apart.

DIRECTOR: Daniele Rugo, Abi Weaver
LENGTH: 84 mins RATING: 12A
CAST: Amine Kammourieh, Ziad Majed, Assad Chaftari

Hannah – 1st March

Intimate portrait of a woman drifting between reality and denial when she is left alone to grapple with the consequences of her husband’s imprisonment.

DIRECTOR: Andrea Pallaoro LENGTH: 95 mins RATING: 12A 
CAST: Charlotte Rampling, André Wilms, Stéphanie Van Vyve

Sauvage – 1st March

A woman in Harlem embraces her pregnancy while she and her family struggle to prove her fiancé innocent of a crime.

DIRECTOR: Camille Vidal-Naquet LENGTH: 97 mins 


CAST:  Felix Maritaud, Eric Bernard

Foxtrot – 1st March

 A troubled family must face the facts when something goes terribly wrong at their son’s desolate military post.

DIRECTOR: Samuel Maoz LENGTH: 113 mins 


CAST:  Lior Ashkenazi, Sarah Adler, Yonaton Shiray

The Kindergarten Teacher – 8th March

A kindergarten teacher in New York becomes obsessed with one of her students whom she believes is a child prodigy.

DIRECTOR: James Gardner LENGTH: 101 mins 


CAST:  Liv Hill, Sinéad Matthews, Cyril Nri, Angus Barnett

Border – 8th March

A customs officer who can smell fear develops an unusual attraction to a strange traveler while aiding a police investigation which will call into question her entire existence.

DIRECTOR: Ali Abbasi  LENGTH: 110 mins 


CAST:  Eva Melander, Eero Milonoff, Jörgen Thorsson

Ray & Liz – 8th March

Outside of Birmingham, Ray and Liz raise their two sons living on the margins of society, performing extreme rituals and breaking social taboos as they deal with issues beyond their control.

DIRECTOR: Richard Billingham
LENGTH: 108 mins  

CAST:  Lior Ashkenazi, Sarah Adler, Yonaton Shiray

Maiden – 15th March

In 1989 Tracy Edwards leads the first all-female crew in the Whitbread Round the World Race, a grueling yachting competition that covers 33,000 miles and lasts nine months.

DIRECTOR:  Alex Holmes    LENGTH: 93 mins 


CAST:  Tracy Edwards

Girl – 15th March

Lara is a 15-year-old girl, born in the body of a boy, who dreams of becoming a ballerina.

DIRECTOR: Lukas Dhont LENGTH: 109 mins 


CAST:  Victor Polster, Arieh Worthalter, Oliver Bodart

The White Crow – 22nd March

The White Crow is a British film written by David Hare and directed by Ralph Fiennes, and starring Oleg Ivenko as the ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev, and Ukrainian dancer Sergei Polunin as his roommate Yuri Soloviev. 

DIRECTOR: Ralph Fiennes  LENGTH: 130 mins 

RATING: 15    CAST:  Luon Sovath, Tep Vanny

At Eternal’s Spring

A look at the life of painter Vincent van Gogh during the time he lived in Arles and Auvers-sur-Oise, France.

DIRECTOR: Julian Schnabel LENGTH: 111 mins 


CAST:  Willem Dafoe, Rupert Friend, Oscar Isaac

US – 22nd March

A mother and father take their kids to their beach house, expecting to enjoy time with friends, but their serenity turns to tension and chaos when some visitors arrive uninvited.

DIRECTOR: Jordan Peele LENGTH: 120 mins 


CAST:  Anna Diop, Elisabeth Moss, Lupita Nyong’o

Being Frank: The Chris Sievey – 29th March

The official documentary about maverick Manchester comedian Frank Sidebottom, and the life and art of his hidden creator Chris Sievey

DIRECTOR: Steve Sullivan LENGTH: 100 mins 


CAST:  Frank Sidebottom, Johnny Vegas, Ross Noble, John Cooper Clarke