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Discover Tuesdays: Je, Tu, Il, Elle 17/03
Discover Tuesdays / Staff Review

Discover Tuesdays: Je, Tu, Il, Elle 17/03

A Nos Amours is a collective founded by filmmakers Joanna Hogg and Adam Roberts, dedicated to programming overlooked, underexposed or especially potent cinema. On 17 March they present Belgian director Chantal Akerman’s Je, Tu, Il, Elle in our Discover Tuesdays slot across Picturehouse Cinemas. Born in 1950, Akerman travelled to the USA after giving up on film school in Belgium. There she quickly … Continue reading

Human Rights Watch Film Festival 2015
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Human Rights Watch Film Festival 2015

We are delighted to welcome back the Human Rights Watch Film Festival in its 19th year with a great line-up of essential award-winning documentaries and feature films from around the world. This year the festival focuses on four themes: Arts versus Oppression, Changemakers, Family History and Human Rights, Home and ‘Security’. Within these themes festival titles … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: WHITE BIRD IN A BLIZZARD 10/3
Discover Tuesdays / Staff Review

Discover Tuesdays: WHITE BIRD IN A BLIZZARD 10/3

Lindsay Harvey, Marketing Administrator at Picturehouse, reviews this today’s Discover Tuesdays film WHITE BIRD IN A BLIZZARD. Writer-director Gregg Araki’s coming-of-age drama (based on Laura Kasischke’s 1999 novel) deals with many of the tropes ingrained in similar stories of someone on the brink of adulthood. Araki manages to avoid clichés however by creating something entirely unexpected, … Continue reading

Picturehouse Podcast: APPROPRIATE BEHAVIOUR, HYENA and STILL ALICE
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Picturehouse Podcast: APPROPRIATE BEHAVIOUR, HYENA and STILL ALICE

Sam and Simon are joined by not one but TWO directors for this week’s show; first up is Desiree Akhavan with Appropriate Behaviour, followed by Gerard Johnson with Hyena. The boys also go through the current top 5 films at Picturehouse Cinemas and talk about this week’s new releases Still Alice and White Bird in a … Continue reading

APPROPRIATE BEHAVIOUR: Interview with Desiree Akhavan
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APPROPRIATE BEHAVIOUR: Interview with Desiree Akhavan

Kiri Inglis, Picturehouse Marketing Manager and Coordinator for Cinemania London, interviewed Desiree Akhavan, writer and director of APPROPRIATE BEHAVIOUR.  Kiri Inglis: Your character, Shirin, introduces herself in one scene as an “Iranian bisexual teacher”. Did you enjoy confronting those labels through comedy? Desiree Akhavan: That’s the funny thing about being a minority times three, times … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: NATIONAL GALLERY 3/3
Discover Tuesdays

Discover Tuesdays: NATIONAL GALLERY 3/3

Jack Toye, marketing manager at Arts Picturehouse in Cambridge, anticipates this week’s Discover Tuesdays presentation of Frederick Wiseman’s NATIONAL GALLERY. Frederick Wiseman’s latest documentary clocks in at a cool 181 minutes. But don’t let that put you off. If his recent documentaries (LA DANSE, AT BERKELEY) are anything to go by, Wiseman likes to take … Continue reading

Members’ Free Preview: STILL ALICE
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Members’ Free Preview: STILL ALICE

Sunday 1 March, 11.00am Don’t miss your chance to see Julianne Moore’s Oscar-winning performance ahead of the film’s release on 6 March! STILL ALICE (12A) Directors: Richard Glatzer, Wash Westmoreland. Starring: Julianne Moore, Alec Baldwin, Kristen Stewart. USA 2014. 101 mins. Alice is a linguistics professor married to the wealthy, loving John (Baldwin) She is … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: BONOBO 24/2
City Screen / Discover Tuesdays

Discover Tuesdays: BONOBO 24/2

Emma Ayris-Rogers, Marketing Intern at City Screen, York, dons the pith helmet to explore this week’s Discover Tuesdays film, and interviews the director. Co-written by Matthew Hammett Knott and Joanna Benecke, BONOBO is a refreshing new addition to the world of British indie drama. It stars Tessa Peake-Jones (of Only Fools and Horses fame) as … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: LOVE IS ALL 17/2
Discover Tuesdays / Staff Review

Discover Tuesdays: LOVE IS ALL 17/2

Frances Taylor, office manager at Picturehouse HQ, looks forward to today’s Discover Tuesdays presentation of romantic documentary LOVE IS ALL: 100 YEARS OF LOVE AND COURTSHIP LOVE IS ALL takes a sweeping retrospective look through 20th-century cinema at the depiction of moments of romance, forgiveness, jealousy, lust and courtship. Using archive footage from the BFI … Continue reading