YOUNG ONES + TALK

Science Fiction Theatre presents: In a near future when water has become the most precious and dwindling resource, the land has withered into something wretched, and the hardened survivors scrape and struggle.

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THE LONG GAZE + Q&A

Jaap Pieters, the “eye of Amsterdam”, began shooting films in Super8 in 1985. Much of his work concentrates on urban subjects – trams, crossroads, city dwellers and drifters – to which Pieters directs his voyeuristic gaze to capture their everyday existence.

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SCREAM FOR ME SARAJEVO + RECORDED Q&A

SCREAM FOR ME SARAJEVO + RECORDED Q&A at Stratford Picturehouse (17 APR 20:15 – other Picturehouses available): Sarajevo in 1994 was a city under siege. Mortars and grenades rained down on the city, killing indiscriminately every day. Amongst the madness, would it be possible to persuade a global rock star to come and play a show […]

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SOSHANA: EVERYWHERE ALONE + INTRO

In 1938 at the age of 11, the painter Soshana fled her native Vienna together with her family to escape National Socialism. They travelled first to Switzerland and then onto London and the US. The trauma of the war and her restless childhood had an immense impact on her life and artistic output.

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ERASE AND FORGET + Q&A

Director Andrea Zimmerman will be in discussion with David Neiwert, expert in American right-wing extremism and author of Alt-America: The Rise of the Radical Right (Verso).

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WHO GOES NEXT + INTRO

The friction between a group of British officers comes to a head as they plan their escape from a German prison camp.

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DISPOSSESSION + Q&A

Paul Sng’s documentary is narrated by Maxine Peake and explores the catastrophic failures that have led to a chronic shortage of social housing in Britain. Benefit screening for homeless campaign Streets Kitchen.

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THE ADJUTANT OF THE CZAR + INTRO

The lighter-than-air romance between a Czarist officer and a passport-less girl obliged to share a sleeper compartment on a train is tested when revolutionary zeal meets implacable loyalty in the heightened atmosphere of pre-revolutionary Russia. With live piano accompaniment by Meg Morley.

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