Screening as part of the Portuguese Film Festival, first-time feature director João Viana explores music, sorcery and post-colonial angst in Guinea-Bissau in this fable-like drama. Following the screening is a discussion with the director.
The new film by award-winning artists Siobhan Davies and David Hinton takes a meditative walk through the everyday, following in the footsteps of the protagonist from the short story The Walk (1917) by Robert Walser.
Sarah Pucill's Magic Mirror (2013) combines a re-staging of the French Surrealist artist Claude Cahun’s black and white photographs with selected extracts from her book Aveux Non Avenus (Confessions Cut Off).
Co-written by another LWLies favourite, Noah Baumbach, The Life Aquatic follows the underwater adventures of the eponymous oceanographer (Bill Murray), on the hunt for the mythical 'Jaguar shark' that killed his partner on a filmmaking expedition.
Before Adam Sandler disappeared into misjudged comic obscurity he found his most perfect role as Barry Egan in Paul Thomas Anderson’s heartbreaking fourth feature: the blue-suited, coupon-collecting small businessman with anger issues is both a wretched and hilarious creation.
This critically-acclaimed, impenetrably dense LA odyssey from 2001 sees a bright-eyed young actress (a career-best Naomi Watts) travel to Hollywood, only to be ensnared in a dark conspiracy involving an amnesia-suffering woman with a mysterious past.
Here, for one night only, we present Francis Megahy's 1988 film Taffin in all its glorious awfulness. See Pierce Brosnan as a face-pummelling loan shark as he takes care of business in the mean (and green) streets of Thatcher-era Wicklow County.