Manchester gets its very own documentary cinema this month, as Now Showing Club launches at Old Bank Residency. Screening the best of specialty distributor Dogwoof’s back catalogue, audiences can experience some of the world’s premier non-fiction films in an intimate 16-seater venue. Make sure you book early to avoid disappointment.
At HOME, local programmers Bigger Than Life celebrate the release of Claire Denis’ latest film, High Life, with a screening of her most acclaimed: Beau Travail. Showing from a 35mm print in a special twentieth anniversary event, this is your chance to catch up with one of the great works of contemporary cinema.
Here are our picks
Twenty years on from release and Beau Travail is a fixture on lists of the greatest films of all time. Find out why people love Claire Denis’ blistering depiction of the French Foreign Legion at Bigger Than Life’s 35mm screening.
Comprised of a 35mm screening of Mary Harron’s clever adaptation of Bret Easton Ellis’ American Psycho and Alfred Hitchcock’s seminal slasher, Grimmfest present their latest double bill.
Brace yourself for dark mysteries and wilder dreams as Manchester International Festival invite cult artist and filmmaker David Lynch to take over HOME for a season of cinema, art and music.
Slapstick prevails again when Tati’s eccentric Monsieur Hulot is set loose in the ultramodern home of his brother-in-law, and in the antiseptic plastic hose factory where he gets a job.
Adapting Truman Capote’s true-crime novel about the senseless murder of a family in rural Kansas, In Cold Blood is a grimly authentic American horror story.
Illuminating Lynch’s own art, music and films while shining a light on his unique world and journey from small-town America to art school in Philadelphia, this documentary offers audiences a greater understanding of both the man and the artist.
In January 1972, Aretha Franklin made her legendary album Amazing Grace with the Southern California Community Choir and Reverend James Cleveland in the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles.
Grimmfest presents a ‘Hammer Horror’ Double Bill.
Free Film screening with Alliance Française. Celebrate French cinema with English subtitles.
Incorporating Lynch’s earliest forays into filmmaking, this selection of shorter works illustrates the director’s restless creativity, the breadth of his imagination and his ability to unsettle.
More than a quarter of a century after its debut, series three of David Lynch’s show is just as baffling, mystical and occasionally deranged… only now there’s a new crime to solve.