ROAD TO PEACE

The Dalai Lama travels around Great Britain sharing his spiritual and humanitarian message. A Croydon Festival of Peace screening followed by a Q&A with director Leon Stuparich. Full details.

MAKALA

Documentary following Kabwita Kasongo, a young Congolese farmer who makes his livelihood by producing and selling charcoal. We follow Kasongo as he pushes his bicycle overloaded with bags of charcoal to the market 30 miles from where he lives. Full details. Croydon Festival of Peace screening.

THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY

A correspondence begins between free-spirited journalist Juliet Ashton (Lily James) and members of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, with them sharing their experiences of Nazi Occupied Guernsey. When an idea for a book catches Juliet she goes to visit the island, making lifelong friends and taking life changing steps along the way.
This book is told by way of letters and as the reader, you become enchanted by the writers of them and the love Juliet comes to feel for each of the Islanders; Dawsey (Michael Duisman), Amelia (Penelope Wilton), Isola (Katherine Parkinson), Eben (Tom Courtenay) and Elizabeth (Jessica Brown Findlay). Mike Newell (Four Weddings and a Funeral) directs this beautiful story of love, friendship and the sadness of friends lost, adapted from the 2008 novel written by Mary Ann Shaffer. Full details.

THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY

A correspondence begins between free-spirited journalist Juliet Ashton (Lily James) and members of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, with them sharing their experiences of Nazi Occupied Guernsey. When an idea for a book catches Juliet she goes to visit the island, making lifelong friends and taking life changing steps along the way.
This book is told by way of letters and as the reader, you become enchanted by the writers of them and the love Juliet comes to feel for each of the Islanders; Dawsey (Michael Duisman), Amelia (Penelope Wilton), Isola (Katherine Parkinson), Eben (Tom Courtenay) and Elizabeth (Jessica Brown Findlay). Mike Newell (Four Weddings and a Funeral) directs this beautiful story of love, friendship and the sadness of friends lost, adapted from the 2008 novel written by Mary Ann Shaffer. Full details.

THOROUGHBREDS

Childhood friends Lily (Anya Taylor-Joy) and Amanda (Olivia Cooke) reconnect in suburban Connecticut after years of growing apart. Lily has turned into a polished, upper-class teenager, with a fancy boarding school on her transcript and a coveted internship on her CV; Amanda has developed a sharp wit and her own particular attitude, which have made her a social outcast. Though they initially seem completely at odds, the pair bond over Lily’s contempt for her oppressive stepfather (Paul Sparks). As their friendship grows, they begin to bring out one another’s most destructive tendencies. Their ambitions lead them to hire a local hustler (Anton Yelchin) and take matters into their own hands to set their lives straight. A beautifully shot and engaging dark-comedy thriller from first-time feature director Cory Finley. Full details.
Lower price ticket offer aged 25 and under.

REDOUBTABLE

During the making of one of his films, French film director Jean-Luc Godard falls in love with 17-year old actress Anne Wiazemsky and later marries her. Full details.

REDOUBTABLE

During the making of one of his films, French film director Jean-Luc Godard falls in love with 17-year old actress Anne Wiazemsky and later marries her. Full details.

LEAN ON PETE

Charley Thompson (Charlie Plummer) is a 15-year-old who has no stability in his life. He wants a home, food on the table and a high school he can attend for more than part of a year. But as the son of a single father (Travis Fimmel), working in warehouses finding some stability is hard.
Hoping for a new start they move to Portland where Charley earns cash helping out likable old racing hand Del (Steve Buscemi), who races horses in scrappy local competitions, sometimes with the help of past-it jockey Bonnie (Chloë Sevigny). Charley quickly becomes best friends with a failing racehorse named Lean on Pete. Full details.

LEAN ON PETE (Subtitled)

Charley Thompson (Charlie Plummer) is a 15-year-old who has no stability in his life. He wants a home, food on the table and a high school he can attend for more than part of a year. But as the son of a single father (Travis Fimmel), working in warehouses finding some stability is hard.
Hoping for a new start they move to Portland where Charley earns cash helping out likable old racing hand Del (Steve Buscemi), who races horses in scrappy local competitions, sometimes with the help of past-it jockey Bonnie (Chloë Sevigny). Charley quickly becomes best friends with a failing racehorse named Lean on Pete. Subtitled for those with a hearing loss. Full details.