Cinema Schedule


Tuesday 19 January 2021
DLC at Home – While the current circumstances prevail, we’re offering a select range of films to watch at home which also enables you to support the David Lean Cinema by purchasing through the links below. A proportion of the cost of these films is donated to us by the distributors. Please read this for an explanation about accounts you will need to create depending on which films you wish to watch. For the best experience connect your computer or mobile device to your television. Thanks for your continued support during the time that we are unable to open, even with a reduced capacity.

A condensed view of all streaming titles , both current and past still available is here.

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MLK/FBI (2020)

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Available to watch for 28 days after purchase and 48 hours after pressing play.
Distributor: Dogwoof – create account or login.

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Based on newly declassified files, Sam Pollard’s resonant film explores the US government’s surveillance and harassment of Martin Luther King, Jr. Read more…..
2020 | Dir Sam Pollard | 104 Min | USA

N/C 15+ NOAH LAND (2019)

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Available to watch for 28 days after purchase and 48 hours after pressing play.
Distributor: YourScreen – create account or login.
Film run ends on 14 February 2021.

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In order to realize his estranged and terminally-ill father’s wish to be buried under the “Noah Tree” his father swears he had planted, Omer, a quick-tempered son in a mid-life crisis, has to face the villagers who believe that the “holy” tree is the first tree planted by prophet Noah after the Great Flood and has the power to answer the prayers immediately. Turkish with English subtitles. Read more…..
2019 | Dir Dir Cenk Ertürk | 109 Min | Turkey

AWAY (2020)

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Distributor: Munro Films – no account required.

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A boy travels across an island on a motorcycle, trying to escape a dark spirit and get back home. Along the way he makes a series of connections with different animals and reflects on the possible ways he ended up on the island. Part dream, part reality, AWAY explores our common, universal need to find a connection. Written and created by Gints Zilbalodis who also composed the enchanting music that flows through this dialogue free film. Read more…….
2020 | Dir Gints Zilbalodis | 75 Min | Latvia

N/C 15+ MISTER UNIVERSO (2016)

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Distributor: YourScreen – create account or login.
Film run ends on 07 February 2021.

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At the margins, there’s still a world of acrobats, bearded ladies, and lion tamers trekking from town to town as they eke out an existence at risk of fading away entirely — a world given beautiful expression in MISTER UNIVERSO. Italian with English subtitles. Read more……
2016 | Dir Tairo Caroli/Rainer Frimmel | 90min | Austria Italy

N/C 15+ ROUNDS (2019)

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Film run ends on 28 February 2021.

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Three teams of police officers patrol the streets of a society losing all sense. Bulgarian with English subtitles. Read more…..
2019| Dir Stephen Komandarev | 107mins | Bulgaria

N/C 15+ AND THE BIRDS RAINED DOWN (2019)

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Film run ends on 28 February 2021.

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Three elderly hermits live deep in the woods, cut off from the rest of the world.  While wildfires threaten the region, their quiet life is about to be shaken by the arrival of two women… A luminous octogenarian, unjustly institutionalized her whole life, and a young photographer charged with interviewing survivors of the region’s deadliest forest fire. After the death of the eldest hermit, the two women make an astonishing discovery: hundreds of paintings echoing his tragic experience related to that devastating fire. French with English subtitles.
A story of intertwined destinies, where love can happen at any age. Read more….
2019 | Dir Louise Archambault | 127min | Canada

SUPERNOVA (2019)

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Film run ends on 31 January 2021.

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Three men, one place and one event that will change the life of each one of them. A universal tale, kept in realistic style, tells the story of a few hours in the life of a rural community. The film takes a look at the condition of a man in a borderline situation and raises questions about the essence of chance and destiny. A bloody story, oscillating on the edge of drama, thriller and disaster cinema. Polish with English subtitles. Read more….
2019 | Dir Bartosz Kruhlik | 78min | Poland

THE MOLE AGENT (2020)

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When a family becomes concerned about their mother’s well-being in a retirement home, private
investigator Romulo hires Sergio, an 83 year-old man who becomes a new resident – and a mole inside
the home, who struggles to balance his assignment with becoming increasingly involved in the lives of
several residents. Spanish with English subtitles. Read more….
2020 | Dir Dir Maite Alberdi | 84min | Chile

FALLING (2020)

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Distributor: Modern Films – no account required.

Includes a Q&A with Viggo Mortensen, Lance Henriksen, Laura Linney and Terry Chen hosted by Edith Bowman.
Film run ends on 31 January 2021

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A conservative father with early symptoms of dementia moves from his rural farm to live with his gay son’s family in Los Angeles. Read more….
2020 | Dir Viggo Mortensen | 112min | Canada | UK

LOVE CHILD (2019)

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Distributor: Modern Films – no account required

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Six years in the making, this extraordinary documentary details the hard-knock life of a young Iranian family fleeing the regime in Tehran. Father Sahand and mother Leila have a child, Mani, conceived while Leila was still with her former husband (an abusive drug addict). For this Leila can be stoned to death, and Sahand, previously a police informer, executed. English/Persian/Azerbaijani/Turkish with English subtitles. Read more….
2019 | Dir Eva Mulvad/Lea Glob | 111min | Denmark

CTBA – RECORDER: THE MARION STOKES PROJECT (2019)

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Distributor: Modern Films – no account required

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Marion Stokes secretly recorded television 24 hours a day for 30 years from 1975 until her death in 2012. For Marion taping was a form of activism and she believed that an archive would be invaluable for future generations. Now her 70,000 VHS tapes are being digitised and they’ll be searchable online. Read more….
2019 | Dir Matt Wolf | 87mins | USA

SOCRATES (2019)

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Distributor: Peccadillo Pictures – Vimeo account required

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After his mother’s sudden death, Socrates, a 15-year-old living on the margins of São Paulo’s coast, must survive on his own. As he faces isolation because of his sexuality, his search for a decent, worthy life reaches a breaking point. Portuguese with English subtitles. Read more….
2019 | Dir Alexandre Moratto | 71min | Brazil

PAPICHA (2019)

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Lifting the lid on the radical events of the Algerian Civil War, Mounia Meddour’s ‘Papicha’ follows the trials and tribulations of a group of determined young women as they come face to face with a new, dangerous reality. Read more….
2019 | Dir Mounia Meddour | 105min | France | Algeria

WHITE RIOT (2019)

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Distributor: Modern Films – no account required

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Follows the Rock Against Racism movement of the 1970s, revealing both the nastiness of the rising National Front at the time and the amazing power of music, activism and a real desire for social change at a grassroots level. Best Documentary BFI London Film Festival. Read more….

2019 | Dir Rubika Shah | 80mins | UK

ETERNAL BEAUTY (2019)

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When Jane (Sally Hawkins) is dumped at the altar she has a breakdown and spirals into a chaotic world, where love (both real and imagined) and family relationships collide with both touching and humorous consequences. Read more….

2019 | Dir Craig Roberts | 95mins | UK

LOOTED (2019)

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Resisting the tired tropes of British crime films involving disaffected youth, Director Rene van Pannevis offers a poignant character piece about a decent young man in crisis. Read more….

2019 | Dir Rene van Pannevis | 89mins | UK

AND THEN WE DANCED (2019)

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Passionate about dance, young Merab (Levan Gelbakhiani) has trained at the National Georgian Dance Ensemble since childhood. His sole aim in life; to join the Main Dance Ensemble, break free from the confines of Georgian society and travel the world. When a dancer in the main ensemble is disgraced and his place becomes available, Merab’s ambitions finally feel within reach. Georgian with English subtitles. Read more…….

2019 | Dir Levan Akin | 105min | Sweden

A WHITE WHITE DAY (2020)

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In a remote Icelandic town, Ingimundur (Ingvar Sirgudson), an off-duty police chief begins to suspect a local man of having had an affair with his late wife. Gradually his obsession for uncovering the truth endangers himself and those he loves. Icelandic with English subtitles. Read more……

2020| Dir Hlynur Palmason | Iceland

CTBC AVA (2017)

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Distributor: Modern Films – no account required

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Based on her own adolescent experiences, Sadaf Foroughi’s Ava is a gripping debut about a young girl’s coming-of-age in a strict, traditional society. Living with her well-to-do parents in Tehran, Ava is a bright and focused teen whose concerns – friendships, music, social status, academic performance – resemble that of nearly any teenager. When Ava’s mistrustful and overprotective mother questions her relationship with a boy, going so far as to visit a gynecologist, Ava is overwhelmed by a newfound rage. Formerly a model student, Ava begins to rebel against the strictures imposed by her parents, her school, and the society at large. Farsi with English subtitles. Read more….

2017 | Dir Sadaf Foroughi | 103min | Iran

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