Victoria and Abdul

Some years after her close friendship with a Scottish ghillie, as depicted in Mrs Brown, Queen Victoria finds that an Indian clerk, Abdul Karim, offers her similarly good company – but many in the establishment are unsettled by their association. Filmed on location at Osborne House, Dame Judi’s return to one of her most famous roles will be eagerly awaited by many. Full details.

Victoria and Abdul

Some years after her close friendship with a Scottish ghillie, as depicted in Mrs Brown, Queen Victoria finds that an Indian clerk, Abdul Karim, offers her similarly good company – but many in the establishment are unsettled by their association. Filmed on location at Osborne House, Dame Judi’s return to one of her most famous roles will be eagerly awaited by many. Subtitled for people with a hearing loss. Full details.

The Odyssey

The story of Jacques-Yves Cousteau (Wilson), the sub-aquatic explorer and documentary maker. He is an egoist and womaniser, who ignores his wife (Tautou) and two sons, and is more showman than scientist. His younger son, Philippe (Niney), grows up to become a dedicated ecologist and starts to challenge his father’s methods. Beautifully photographed, with breath-taking underwater sequences, it features a splendid score from Alexandre Desplat and fine performances from the three leads. French with English subtitles. Full details.

The Odyssey

The story of Jacques-Yves Cousteau (Wilson), the sub-aquatic explorer and documentary maker. He is an egoist and womaniser, who ignores his wife (Tautou) and two sons, and is more showman than scientist. His younger son, Philippe (Niney), grows up to become a dedicated ecologist and starts to challenge his father’s methods. Beautifully photographed, with breath-taking underwater sequences, it features a splendid score from Alexandre Desplat and fine performances from the three leads. French with English subtitles. Full details.

Land of Mine

At the end of the Second World War, Denmark’s coastline was strewn with land-mines. A German prisoner of war unit, many of them raw recruits, are promised their freedom if they can clear a dangerous sector of beach. As the perilous task progresses, the antagonistic relationship between the POWs and their captors begins to thaw. This powerful drama was nominated for the Best Foreign Language Academy Award. German/Danish with English subtitles. Full details.

Final Portrait

When art dealer James Lord (Hammer) agrees to sit for the great Alberto Giacometti (the ever-excellent Rush), he expects it to take a matter of days – yet progress proves maddeningly slow, and Lord is gradually drawn into Giacometti’s complicated personal life. Tucci applies a light comic touch to this study of a celebrated artist in his final years, creating “a delightful Paris chamber piece” (The Telegraph). French/Italian with English subtitles. Full details.

Final Portrait

When art dealer James Lord (Hammer) agrees to sit for the great Alberto Giacometti (the ever-excellent Rush), he expects it to take a matter of days – yet progress proves maddeningly slow, and Lord is gradually drawn into Giacometti’s complicated personal life. Tucci applies a light comic touch to this study of a celebrated artist in his final years, creating “a delightful Paris chamber piece” (The Telegraph). French/Italian with English subtitles. Full details.

Detroit

50 years after the murder of three young black men, Kathryn Bigelow directs the story of civil unrest and chaos that led to their deaths. Black History Month screening. Full details.

Daughters of the Dust

A poignant portrait of three generations of Gullah women, descendants from slaves, at the turn of the 20th century. A Black History Month screening. Full details.