Picturehouse Podcast: The Eagle Huntress with Otto Bell
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Picturehouse Podcast: The Eagle Huntress with Otto Bell

Director Otto Bell stops by to talk about his new film The Eagle Huntress.   In the remote Mongolian landscape, the nomadic Kazakh people have for generations perfected fox hunting, using trained eagles. It was traditionally an exclusively male sport, but Aisholpan, the 13-year-old daughter of a much-garlanded eagle hunter, calmly decided to change all … Continue reading

Life, Animated’s Owen Susking Invites You To Join His Disney Club!
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Life, Animated’s Owen Susking Invites You To Join His Disney Club!

Owen Suskind, like so many with autism, has an ‘affinity’, in his case with Disney animated films. Through repeated viewings of classics such as The Little Mermaid and The Lion King, Owen found useful tools to help him understand complex social cues and to re-connect with his family and the world around him. The new documentary film … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: The Confession – Tue 6 Sep
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Discover Tuesdays: The Confession – Tue 6 Sep

Matthew Bunkell, Picturehouse Customer Service,  introduces this week’s Discover Tuesdays title The Confession. Director: Ashish Ghadiali. UK 2016. 90mins. If you’re wondering about the repetitive clack and whistling noise, that would be Dogwoof knocking it out of the park yet again. Over the past two years and then some, Dogwoof have released a plethora of documentary … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: Weiner – Tue 9 Aug
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Discover Tuesdays: Weiner – Tue 9 Aug

Matthew Bunkell, Customer Services, previews this week’s Discover Tuesdays presentation: Weiner. Directors: Josh Kriegman, Elyse Steinberg. USA 2016. If ever there were a time for a comic story of political misdeeds and personal lives made public, now is a better moment than any. There is no shortage of revelations about public figures opening their mouth … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: A Poem Is A Naked Person – Tue 19 Jul
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Discover Tuesdays: A Poem Is A Naked Person – Tue 19 Jul

Kieran Rogers from Harbour Lights, introduces this week’s Discover Tuesdays title A Poem Is A Naked Person. Director: Les Blank. 1974. USA. 90min. Film, like any other art form, can have a transcendent quality, transporting us back to a particular time and place. Operating around musician and Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame alumnus Leon Russell, … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays presents Janis:Little Girl Blue – Tue 1 March
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Discover Tuesdays presents Janis:Little Girl Blue – Tue 1 March

Picturehouse Marketing Executive Kiri Inglis takes a look at this week’s Discover Tuesdays film Janis: Little Girl Blue Janis: Little Girl Blue (15) Director: Amy Berg. 
 Featuring: Janis Joplin. USA 2015. 104 mins. Amy J. Berg’s portrait of iconic blues singer Janis Joplin is a heartfelt study of one of the most singular voices of the 20th century. The … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: The Shows Of Shows – Tue 15 Dec
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Discover Tuesdays: The Shows Of Shows – Tue 15 Dec

Matthew Bunkell from the Picturehouse Customer Service team previews this week’s Discover Tuesdays film. The Show Of Shows: 100 Years Of Vaudeville (12A) Director: Benedikt Erlingsson. Iceland, UK 2015. 72 mins. With a flicker of film grain begins Benedikt Erlingsson’s graceful and haunting documentary about itinerant circus folk, The Show of Shows. A half-clown daubs … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: Hand Gestures – Tue 1 Dec
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Discover Tuesdays: Hand Gestures – Tue 1 Dec

Toby King, Marketing Manager at Picturehouse Central, previews this week’s presentation. Hand Gestures (12A) Director: Francesco Clerici. Italy 2015. Italian with English subtitles. Hand Gestures follows the creative process behind making bronze sculptures using the lost-wax casting technique. Filmed at the Fonderia Artistica Battaglia in Milan, which was founded in 1913, the film follows artist/sculptor … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: Listen To Me Marlon – 3 Nov
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Discover Tuesdays: Listen To Me Marlon – 3 Nov

John-Paul Pierrot, Marketing Executive, previews today’s Discover Tuesdays title. Listen To Me Marlon (15) Director: Stevan Riley. Featuring: Marlon Brando. UK 2015. 103 mins. Expertly crafted by Stevan Reily, this extraordinary documentary is more than simply a portrait of a screen icon – it gives us a window into the soul of a complicated and remarkable … Continue reading

The reviews are in: Listen To Me Marlon
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The reviews are in: Listen To Me Marlon

Stevan Riley’s extraordinary documentary Listen To Me Marlon hits cinemas this Friday. In addition to screening the film, we’ll also be hosting exclusive Q&As with the director at four of our London cinemas. Edited together from his many audio diaries and interviews, Listen To Me Marlon tells the incredible story of Marlon Brando’s life and career as narrated posthumously by the man himself. … Continue reading