Discover Tuesdays: Indignation – Tuesday 17 January
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Discover Tuesdays: Indignation – Tuesday 17 January

Sarah Cook, Marketing Manager at the Ritzy Picturehouse previews this week’s Discover Tuesdays presentation Indignation. Philip Roth’s books have always been undeniably difficult to adapt. Even Ewan McGregor found it tricky with last year’s American Pastoral. Flying underneath the radar was James Schamus’s Indignation – a much more thoughtful, cinematic exploration of Roth’s work. The … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: David Bowie: Sound and Vision – Tuesday 10 January
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Discover Tuesdays: David Bowie: Sound and Vision – Tuesday 10 January

Anna Jones from the Clapham Picturehouse previews this week’s Discover Tuesdays presentation David Bowie: Sound and Vision. 2016 was a tumultuous year for many, and David Bowie’s death in January felt almost symbolic: a melancholic marker of what was to come. This screening marks the anniversary of that sad day by celebrating the musician known … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: Life, Animated – Tuesday 3 January
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Discover Tuesdays: Life, Animated – Tuesday 3 January

Alicia McBride from the Hackney Picturehouse previews this week’s Discover Tuesdays presentation Life, Animated. Ask any adult what they remember watching as children, and most will fondly recall Disney films. The way these films went on to shape their adult lives may be more intangible and harder to define – but not for Owen Suskind, … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: Burn Burn Burn – Tuesday 27 December
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Discover Tuesdays: Burn Burn Burn – Tuesday 27 December

Chloe Walker from the Phoenix Picturehouse, Oxford previews this week’s Discover Tuesdays presentation Burn Burn Burn. Seph (Laura Carmichael) and Alex (Chloe Pirrie) are devastated when their best friend Dan (Jack Farthing) dies from cancer, especially because he kept his illness a secret from them. They soon discover he has set them one final task … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: Dark Water – Tuesday 20 December
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Discover Tuesdays: Dark Water – Tuesday 20 December

Sarah Cook, Marketing Manager at The Ritzy, previews this week’s Discover Tuesdays presentation of Japanese horror Dark Water. The influx of Japanese horror films during the late nineties and early naughties certainly caused many a sleepless night. Ordinary-day objects became cursed portals from which demons and spirits would emerge to tear our souls apart. Television, … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: Under the Shadow – Tuesday 13 December
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Discover Tuesdays: Under the Shadow – Tuesday 13 December

Kirsty Jones, Marketing Manager at Hackney Picturehouse, previews this week’s Discover Tuesdays presentation of Iranian horror Under the Shadow. War veteran David Hackworth once said “War is the ultimate reality-based horror show”, and it’s the abhorrence of the Iran-Iraq war that serves as the backdrop for Babak Anvari’s feature film debut. When an apartment building … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: Interview with Under The Shadow director Babak Anvari
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Discover Tuesdays: Interview with Under The Shadow director Babak Anvari

Ahead of this week’s special screenings of Under The Shadow in our Discover Tuesdays programme Paul Ridd, London Cinemas and Acquisitions Coordinator and Discover Tuesdays programmer, spoke to BIFA-winning director Babak Anvari about his influences and the film’s resonances with our A Warning To The Curious strand this Christmas. PR: Watching Under The Shadow, it struck us that … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: Little Men – Tuesday 6 December
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Discover Tuesdays: Little Men – Tuesday 6 December

John-Paul Pierrot, Marketing Executive at Picturehouse, previews today’s Discover Tuesdays With MUBI presentation of New York filmmaker Ira Sachs’s Little Men. Ira Sachs’s beautifully composed and meaningful latest completes a loose trilogy that focuses on pairs of characters in New York who are moved by thought-provoking and heartbreaking dilemmas. The intimately romantic Keep The Lights On tackled … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: Sonita – Tuesday 29 November
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Discover Tuesdays: Sonita – Tuesday 29 November

Matthew Bunkell from the Customer Service team previews this week’s Discover Tuesdays presentation Sonita. Sonita is Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami’s second documentary feature following 2011’s Going Up The Stairs. Sharing much of its predecessor’s DNA, this Sundance Award winning profile of a young rap artist provides a disturbingly eye-opening portrait of youth struggling to revolt and crossing … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: Sonita – Tuesday 29 November
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Discover Tuesdays: Sonita – Tuesday 29 November

Chloe Walker from the Phoenix Picturehouse, Oxford previews this week’s Discover Tuesdays presentation Sonita. When we meet 15-year-old Sonita Alizadeh, she’s already been through enough trauma for several lifetimes. As an infant she escaped from war-torn Afghanistan with her family to Iran. Although the threat of imminent death had gone, with no papers and very … Continue reading