Category Archives: Season 2022-23

Shiva Baby

Showing: 19th February 2023

Danielle is an ex-college student who attends a Jewish funeral service with her parents, where she is horrified to find not only her sugar Daddy, but an ex-girlfriend with whom she might still be in love. The black comedy is the debut feature from 25-year-old writer-director Emma Seligman.

Year: US 2021
Director: Emma Seligman
Cast: Rachel Sennott, Molly Gordon, Polly Draper
Language: English
Duration: 77 Minutes
Cert: 15


Showing: 5th March 2023

Based on a true story, this feminist drama follows single mother Fahrije, whose husband is still missing seven years after the war. To make ends meet, she starts a business making ajvar, a condiment of roasted red peppers, but has to confront the strictly patriarchal views of the men. The village women come together to work through their loss, healing and journey to freedom.

Year: Kosovo 2021
Director: Blerta Basholli
Cast: Yllka Gashi, Çun Lajçi and Aurita Agushi
Language: Albanian
Duration: 86 Minutes
Cert: 15


Showing: 19th March 2023

When seven year old Nora witnesses her older brother Abel being bullied by children at school, she rushes to protect him. But Abel forces her to remain silent. She tells their father and soon finds herself the victim of bullying as well. An empathetic portrait of the cruelty of children, and the failure of adults to protect them.

Year: Belgium 2021
Director: Laura Wandel
Cast: Maya Vanderbeque, Günter Duret, Lena Girard Voss
Language: French
Duration: 72 Minutes
Cert: 15