Discover Tuesdays: The President 22/9
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Discover Tuesdays: The President 22/9

Emma Townley, Marketing Manager at Harbour Lights, Southampton, reviews this week’s Discover Tuesdays title, The President Director: Mohsen Makhmalbaf. Starring: Misha Gomiashvili. France/Georgia/Germany/UK 2014. 119 mins. Georgian with English subtitles. Opening the Venice Film Festival 2014 with its world premiere alongside Birdman, The President is the latest film from director Mohsen Makhmalbaf (The Gardener) Misha Gomiashvili plays … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: Black Coal, Thin Ice 11/8
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Discover Tuesdays: Black Coal, Thin Ice 11/8

Emma Townley, Marketing Manager for Harbour Lights, gives us her thoughts on today’s Discover Tuesdays presentation. Director: Yinan Diao. Starring: Fan Liao, Lun-Mei Gwei, Xuebing Wang. China 2014. 110 mins. Mandarin with English subtitles. This week we bring you Chinese writer-director Yinan Diao’s menacing noir Black Coal, Thin Ice, winner of the Golden Bear at last year’s Berlin Film … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: Honeymoon 28/7
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Discover Tuesdays: Honeymoon 28/7

Emma Townley, Marketing Manager for Harbour Lights, writes on today’s Discover Tuesdays presentation. Director: Jan Hřebejk. Starring: Anna Geislerová, Stanislav Majer, Jirí Cerný. Czech Republic/Slovakia 2013. TBC mins. Czech with English subtitles. At first, Jan Hrebejk’s Honeymoon looks like a romantic comedy – there’s love, wedding bells, the exchanging of vows and an upbeat reception … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: BLIND 28/4
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Discover Tuesdays: BLIND 28/4

Emma Townley, Marketing Manager at Harbour Lights, takes a look at today’s Discover Tuesdays presentation.  Norwegian director Eskil Vogt’s drama Blind is an absorbing and subtle dark comedy, full of wry humour. It focuses on the life of Ingrid (Ellen Dorrit Petersen), who after losing her sight becomes controlled by anxiety, leaving her confined to … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: MY NAME IS SALT 7/4
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Discover Tuesdays: MY NAME IS SALT 7/4

Emma Townley, Marketing Manager at Harbour Lights in Southampton, reviews this week’s Discover Tuesdays presentation of MY NAME IS SALT. Much like previous documentaries focusing on food production, such as OUR DAILY BREAD and LEVIATHAN, MY NAME IS SALT reveals the hard work a small Indian family put into harvesting some of the purest high-quality … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: SCHOOL OF BABEL 24/3
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Discover Tuesdays: SCHOOL OF BABEL 24/3

Emma Townley, Marketing Manager at Harbour Lights Picturehouse, Southampton takes a look at this week’s Discover Tuesdays presentation of SCHOOL OF BABEL Director Julie Bertucelli delivers this captivating documentary focusing on the educational lives of teenagers who are in a class that allows them to improve their French-language skills, and study other subjects. Not only … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: MANAKAMANA 6/1
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Discover Tuesdays: MANAKAMANA 6/1

Emma Townley, Marketing Manager at Southampton’s Harbour Lights Picturehouse, discusses this week’s Discover Tuesdays presentation of MANAKAMANA. From the team who brought us the stunning documentary LEVIATHAN comes this immersive audiovisual journey to and from the Manakamana Temple. You will need a head for heights – why? Because you are about to join the passengers … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: HERMITAGE REVEALED 11/11
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Discover Tuesdays: HERMITAGE REVEALED 11/11

Emma Townley, marketing manager at Harbour Lights Picturehouse in Southampton, takes a look through today’s Discover Tuesdays presentation of HERMITAGE REVEALED. HERMITAGE REVEALED gives an in-depth look into one of the biggest museums in the world, which holds three million objects in more than 2,000 rooms. The opening credits provide us with a sense of … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: SMART ASS 23/9
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Discover Tuesdays: SMART ASS 23/9

Emma Townley, Marketing Manager at Harbour Lights Picturehouse in Southampton, talks us through this week’s Discover Tuesdays presentation of the stylish and darkly humorous SMART ASS Take the campus satire of THE SOCIAL NETWORK, add the inappropriateness of AMERICAN PIE, set it in France, and voilà! You have SMART ASS. It’s described as a coming-of-age … Continue reading

A STORY OF CHILDREN AND FILM: Discover Tuesdays 27/5
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A STORY OF CHILDREN AND FILM: Discover Tuesdays 27/5

Emma Townley, Marketing Manager at the Harbour Lights Picturehouse in Southampton, reviews our Discover Tuesday film for this week. Author of The Story of Film and writer/director of THE FIRST MOVIE (2009), Mark Cousins takes a look at children and childhood as depicted in film, taking as his starting point home-movie footage of his own … Continue reading