Event categories: Film

Film Group screenings


In 1930s Marseille, France, gangster Siffredi (Alain Delon) wants to locate his old girlfriend when he gets out of jail. But Siffredi’s old flame is with another gangster, Capella, (Jean-Paul Belmondo) and a fight ensues. After cooling off the two men decide to become partners, and embark on a slow but steady quest to control […]

The Peasants

The Peasants is a 2023 adult animated historical drama film based on adaptation of Władyslaw Reymont’s Nobel Prize winning novel of the same name. The film was produced using a painted animation technique. It is divided into four parts corresponding to each of the four seasons. It takes place at the turn of the 20th […]

Purple Noon (Plein Soleil)

Tom Ripley (Alain Delon) travels to Italy to visit his playboy friend Philippe Greenleaf and Philippe’s new fiancée, Marge Duval. What Philippe doesn’t know is that his father has paid Tom to convince his son to abandon Europe and return to his family responsibilities in San Francisco. However, when Philippe’s family cuts off their funding […]

La Mif

La Mif is a bristling contemporary drama set in a teenage girls’ residential home in Geneva. As both tensions and intimacies are created, an incident triggers a chain of over- reactions resulting in a powerful and emotional examination of the impact of abuse, coming of age and the morals and ethics of social care. Fred […]

Sunday Bloody Sunday

David Hirsh, a Jewish doctor, and Alex Greville, a woman increasingly disillusioned with her life, are both involved in a love triangle with a young sculptor despite knowing each other through common acquaintances. When this shared lover moves away, they have to come to terms with the reality of this situation. Dir: John Schlesinger: UK […]

Pandora’s Box

One of the great silent films, GW Pabst’s Pandora’s Box is renowned for its sensational storyline, sparkling Weimar period setting and the legendary lead performances from its iconic star Louise Brooks. Following the rise and fall of Lulu (Brooks), a spirited but innocent showgirl whose sheer sexual magnetism wreaks havoc on the lives of men […]

Women in Love

Two sisters living in a Twenties’ East Midlands mining town embark on relationships that entwine passion, sensuality and recklessness. Whilst on holiday with their partners, the relationships head in divergent directions. The first of two films this term celebrating the late Glenda Jackson, and providing a heady mix of D H Lawrence and Ken Russell. […]

The Big City

Subrata Mazumdar (Anil Chatterjee), a young bank clerk struggling to support his entire extended family on a meagre salary, is horrified when his wife Arati (Madhabi Mukherjee) dares to challenge his cherished belief that a woman’s place is with her cooking pots. Arati not only takes a job but proves a huge success in the […]

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