MERCURY 13

Now on Netlfix.

This documentary follows the story of the brave women who underwent the same training, as the famous “Mercury 7”, in a privately funded program outside of NASA. During a time full of prejudice, watch as these women try to defy the odds and prove that women can do anything men can.

Directors: David Sington & Heather Walsh
Production Company: Fine Point Films
Distribution: Netflix

POSTCARDS FROM LONDON

Featuring Harris Dickinson, Jonah Hauer-King and Ben Cura.

After recently moving from the suburbs to the highly stylised and imaginary realisation of London’s Soho, Jim Dickinson manages to find himself with a group of unusual male escorts. With a new job Jim must battle his own condition, Stendhal Syndrome, and pursue his new career.

Director: Steve McLean
Production Company: BFI Film Fund, The Bureau
Distribution: Peccadillo Pictures

MCQUEEN

Premiered at Tribeca 2018.

‘Lee’ Alexander McQueen’s rags-to-riches story is a modern-day fairytale laced with the gothic. Starting as a working-class boy from London, he harnessed his demons and became a global fashion brand. This film is a revelation of McQueen’s tortured and inspired world.

Directors: Ian Bonhôte, Peter Ettedgui
Production Company: Salon Pictures
Distribution: Lionsgate, Bleecker Street

I AM NOT A WITCH

2018 BAFTA Winner for Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer.

In a far-off Zambian village, a local eight-year-old girl (Margaret Mulubwa) is faced with an existential decision after being accused of being a witch: to either accept her supernatural reputation and stay in the local village, or to be transformed into a goat that may be killed and eaten.

Director: Rungano Nyoni
Production Company: Quiddity Films
Distribution: Soda Pictures

TAWAI: A VOICE FROM THE FOREST

starring Bruce Parry, Ingrid Lewis, Jerome Lewis, and Iain McGilchrist.

Bruce Parry embarks on a spiritual journey as he travels the world and explores the lives of indigenous people. He dwells on existential questions such as collective human consciousness and the different modes of making sense of the world, both from a Western and Eastern stance.

Director: Bruce Parry
Production Company: Quest Unlimited

JACKED

2016 BIFA Winner for Best British Short Film

Produced by our very own Jennifer Eriksson, this brilliant short film tells the story of Russell and Waylen, two car-jackers. Each one reveals something about the personality of its owner. When they discover something of immense personal value, they find themselves in a moral dilemma…

Director: Rene Pannevis
Production Company: Silk Screen Pictures

UNDER THE SHADOW

premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival

This acclaimed debut film from BAFTA nominated writer/director Babak Anvari is a chilling psychological horror set during the final months of the Iran/Iraq war. As a mother and daughter struggle to cope with the terrors of the post-revolution and war-torn Tehran of the late 1980s, a mysterious evil begins to haunt their home.

Director: Babak Anvari
Production Company: Wigwam Films
Distribution: XYZ Films, Netflix, Vertical Entertainment

47 METERS DOWN

starring Claire Holt and Mandy Moore

Two sisters on a Mexican vacation are trapped in a shark observation cage at the bottom of the ocean. With their oxygen running low and great whites circling nearby, they have less than an hour of air left to figure out how to get to the surface.

Director: Johannes Roberts
Production Company: The Fyzz Facility Films, Tea Shop & Film Company
Distribution: Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures

GOD’S OWN COUNTRY

Winner of four 2017 BIFA awards.

Struggling farmer John Saxby resorts to binge drinking and casual sex to alleviate his daily frustrations. When a charming Romanian migrant arrives to work on the family farm, John inevitably embarks on an emotional path of self-redemption.

Director: Francis Lee
Production Company: BFI, Creative England
Distribution: Picturehouse Entertainment

 

GUN SHY

starring Antonio Banderas and Olga Kurylenko.

An ageing rock star’s wife is kidnapped by a group of shipless buccaneers seeking to raise money to buy a boat whilst on a luxury holiday to Chile. Despite his lack of criminal (and non-criminal) skills, Turk Henry (Antonio Banderas) embarks on a solo mission from Chile to the remote jungles of South America in quest of his wife.

Director: Simon West
Production Company: Salty Film
Distribution: Lionsgate Home Entertainment