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Film Calendar

Fri 6 Feb 2015 - Thu 5 Mar 2015
An electrifying, Oscar nominated dramatisation of tumultuous period in 1965, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led a dangerous campaign to secure equal voting rights in the face of violent opposition.

Fri 27 Feb 2015 - Thu 5 Mar 2015
A young couple – Laila and Aaron – are forced to flee from their lives when Laila's brother arrives in town with a gang of thugs in tow, in this bold and blistering British thriller.

Sun 1 Mar 2015 - Thu 5 Mar 2015
Set in Nazi occupied France, a Catholic boarding school defies the anti- Semitic policies of the German forces by enrolling Jewish children.

Wed 4 Mar 2015
Shakespeare’s comic romance plays out amidst the brittle high spirits of a post-war house party in autumn 1918, as memories of the trenches give way to a life of parties, masked balls and youthful passions.

Fri 6 Mar 2015 - Thu 12 Mar 2015
Sonny has his eye on a promising new property after the success of his first venture, while his original tenants struggle to navigate their intertwining relationships, in this charming sequel starring Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Maggie Smith and Richard Gere

Sun 15 Feb 2015 - Sun 8 Mar 2015
A season of films with special Q&A guests

Sun 8 Mar 2015
A working class woman clashes with the authorities in '50s England over her views on abortion in this powerful drama, followed by a Q&A with director Mike Leigh plus Imelda Staunton, Phil Davis, Danny Mays and Peter Wight

Wed 11 Mar 2015
Thu 12 Mar 2015 - Thu 31 Dec 2015


The National Theatre's groundbreaking project to broadcast the best of British theatre live from the stage to cinemas around the world.

Thu 12 Mar 2015
Meera Syal returns to the National Theatre in a tumultuous new play from David Hare, directed by Rufus Norris

Sat 14 Mar 2015
Two teenagers use spoken word and poetry to change the perception of their council estate, in a community film commissioned by Brent Housing Partnership and Wates Giving.

Fri 20 Mar 2015
white shadow
The haunting story of an Albino boy on the run, hunted by local witch doctors who use Albinos' body parts for their potions. Followed by a director/actor Q&A

Mon 23 Mar 2015 - Sun 12 Apr 2015
From its sell-out run at Manchester's Royal Exchange Theatre comes this unique and critically acclaimed production of Shakespeare's tragic Hamlet

Thu 26 Mar 2015
The visionary Ivo van Hove directs the Young Vic's stunning production of Miller's tragic masterpiece, broadcast from London’s West End by National Theatre Live

Thu 16 Apr 2015
Acclaimed playwright Tom Stoppard returns to the National Theatre with his highly-anticipated new play, directed by Nicholas Hytner

Sun 19 Apr 2015
English PEN present an advance preview screening of Jon Stewart's new film, followed by Q&A with Iranian-Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari. Rosewater tells the true story of Bahari's arrest, detention and brutal interrogation in Iran.

Sun 26 Apr 2015
A unique, irreverent and shocking insight into British political culture, followed by a Q&A with filmmaker John Walsh

Thu 14 May 2015
Oscar nominee Ralph Fiennes plays Jack Tanner in this exhilarating reinvention of Shaw’s witty, provocative classic

Tue 19 May 2015
by Gilbert and Sullivan

Thu 16 Jul 2015
BAFTA winner and Academy Award® nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave) takes the title role in this dynamic new production of one of English drama’s oldest plays, directed by the National Theatre’s new Director Rufus Norris

Wed 22 Jul 2015
Polly Findlay directs Shakespeare's uncompromising tragedy, broadcast live from Stratford-upon-Avon by RSC Live

Wed 26 Aug 2015
Iqbal Khan directs one of Shakespeare's best loved tragedies, broadcast live from Stratford-upon-Avon by RSC Live


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