Xavier Dolan (Heartbeats) follows up last year’s romantic Laurence Anyways with an altogether darker fourth feature, directing himself as Tom, a young gay man who attends the funeral of his lover and is shocked to discover that the man’s family has no idea who he is or how he is connected to the deceased.
Thirty years after Koyaanisqatsi, Godfrey Reggio – with the support of Philip Glass and Jon Kane – once again leapfrogs over earth-bound filmmakers and creates another stunning, wordless portrait of modern life.
ICA Executive Director Gregor Muir, art historian Anne Massey, and writer and curator Jasia Reichardt discuss the first twenty years of the ICA, to celebrate the book launch of Institute of Contemporary Arts: 1946 -1968, the first in-depth examination of this extraordinary period.
We are delighted to welcome director Apichatpong Weerasethakul to this special screening of Mysterious Object at Noon (2000), an experimental mix of documentary and fiction that wends its way through the landscapes and mindscapes of rural Thailand.
Trance-like and hallucinatory, Bloody Beans follows a group of children during Algeria's War of Independence, reduced to a diet of 'bloody beans' until they loot a French Army base and abduct a soldier.
Birds Eye View is back with its 10th Festival edition Girls - Guns - Artists - Icons, featuring UK premieres and special events from some of the world’s leading female filmmakers and rising new talents.
Helena and Miwako (2013) is the sci-fi road movie made by collaborators Ei Arakawa and Henning Bohl, a film which reveals the personal histories of a family unit unfolding, placed alongside questions of generational overlaps and parenthood.
A Nos Amours continues a retrospective of the complete film works of Chantal Akerman with Toute une nuit, Akerman’s tender, ever-restless nocturnal of 1982. Co-presented with Birds Eye View Film Festival.