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Gilles’ lie that he is Persian saves him from execution at a Jewish concentration camp but forces him to teach the officer in charge of the kitchen Farsi. To stay alive, Gilles must keep teaching a language he doesn’t know. Extraordinary, unpredictable and memorable.

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Persian Lessons

8th April 2024

The inspiring story of Lawand, a deaf boy brought to the UK by his family who left Iraq in the hope that he can find his voice and learn to communicate with the right help. An immersive, poetic and heartfelt documentary.

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Name Me Lawand

25th March 2024

When Abel’s mother announces she is going to marry recently released prisoner Michel, Abel decides to protect her. However, things go wrong when Michel, Abel and his best friend Clémence decide to pull off a heist. A screwball caper that will keep you guessing until the end.

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L'Innocent

11th March 2024

A boy nicknamed Courgette is helped by Raymond when his mother disappears. Raymond places Courgette in a foster home with other children of similar ages, where Courgette learns to trust and find friendship. A moving, engrossing look at a troubled childhood, handled with sensitivity and humour.

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My Life as a Courgette

26th February 2024

When the mother of estranged brothers Turlough and Lorcan unexpectedly dies, the pair must decide who will look after Lorcan. However, when Father O’Shea brings them their mother’s unfulfilled bucket list, the pair embark on giving her ashes everything she wanted.

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An Irish Goodbye

26th February 2024

When Adam’s partner Will buys him online Spanish lessons with Cariño, Adam and Cariño develop an unexpectedly deep friendship via the unlikely medium of video calls. A miniature masterpiece on humanism.

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Language Lessons

12th February 2024

Master tailor Leonard runs a shop in Chicago making clothes for the local family of gangsters. When two killers demand help, deception and murder unfold over one night, with Leonard playing a deadly game. An engrossing psychological thriller.

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The Outfit

22nd January 2024

Young teacher Ugyen is dreaming of life abroad when he is sent to the most remote school in Bhutan. Welcomed by the village but missing westernised comforts, Ugyen starts to see the beauty around him. Utterly delightful coming of age tale with stunning scenery and a yak.

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Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom

8th January 2024

Following the success of their caftan store in Morocco, Halim and Mina decide to hire an apprentice, Youssef. Slowly Mina discovers how close Halim and Youssef have grown together. A lyrical reflection on love, sacrifice and devotion.

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The Blue Caftan

27th November 2023

Pádraic and Colm have been lifelong friends when Colm decides unexpectedly to put an end to their friendship. As Pádraic struggles to come to terms with this, what follows is a series of ever more bizarre consequences. A dark and humorous fable with very Irish characters and a donkey.

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Banshees of Inisherin

13th November 2023

Pietro and Bruno have been friends since childhood. After time apart, they rediscover the love of the mountains and decide to build a house for Bruno’s father on the mountain where they first became friends. A poignant tale of friendship with the majestic backdrop of the Dolomites.

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The Eight Mountains

23rd October 2023

When the Grand Imam dies, his replacement is seemingly chosen through a corrupt election. Adam is recruited to help expose the heart of the conspiracy by attending the university at the centre of the affair. An intense journey that leads to loss of innocence.

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Cairo Conspiracy

9th October 2023

Sandra is struggling with a father needing care because of his neurodegenerative illness, while alone she looks after her 8-year-old daughter. Will she find happiness when unexpected love comes her way through a married friend? A heartfelt look at loss and rebirth.

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One Fine Morning

25th September 2023

Alma agrees to an experiment where she must live with a humanoid robot, created as her perfect partner. Will her scepticism be overcome and will the robot Tom make her happy? An AI rom-com whose intelligence is anything but artificial.

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I'm Your Man

11th September 2023

Widowed cleaner Mrs. Harris falls in love with the idea of owning a Dior dress. Determined to own one, she saves hard until she has enough to travel to Paris to buy her dream, overcoming resistance at the House of Dior and making new friends. Glorious dresses and total escapism.

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Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris

26th June 2023

At a school for troubled orphans of World War II, unruly behaviour is met with harsh discipline. When failed musician Clément arrives to teach, he tries to find a new way to reach the boys, so starts a choir with surprising results. A touching story with a beautiful soundtrack.

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The Chorus

12th June 2023

When his beloved 2000 year old olive tree is removed by his son, Ramón stops talking. 12 years later, as her grandfather’s loss for the tree grows worse, Alma sets out on a journey to recover the tree. A heart-warming environmental fable.

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The Olive Tree

22nd May 2023

Documentary revealing how a box of negatives bought at auction led to the discovery of the prolific photographer Vivian Maier, who depicted street-life in America, and who is now recognised as one of the foremost female artists of her time. A "Who done it " of the photography art world.

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Finding Vivian Maier

15th May 2023

Chinese American Billi returns to China when she learns that her grandmother has terminal cancer. Billi struggles with the decision by the family not to tell her grandmother that she is dying, contrasting eastern and western values. Uplifting, heart-breaking and comical in equal measures.

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The Farewell

24th April 2023

An Egyptian ceremonial police band are invited to play at the opening of an Arab arts’ centre in Israel. After catching the wrong bus, they spend the night in an unremarkable town where they learn about themselves and their hosts. A subtle study of human behaviour.

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The Band’s Visit

3rd April 2023

Journalist Marianne goes undercover to research a book investigating the treatment of cleaners in northern France. Hoping to uncover the exploitation of those on the margins of life, she worries that she is herself exploiting them for her book. An eye opener into ferry working conditions.

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Between Two Worlds

27th March 2023

Sent away from her family for the summer to live with foster parents, Cáit learns what good family life could be like. However, even here she discovers there are secrets as she grows to love her new temporary life. Impossibly small and emotionally immense.

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The Quiet Girl

13th March 2023

Maurice Flitcroft was notoriously the “world’s worse golfer” after he decided to enter the 1976 Open Championship by pretending to be a professional. Undeterred after being thrown out, he resorted to disguises to continue his dream. The extraordinary story of an ordinary man.

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The Phantom of the Open

27th February 2023

Lone yachtswoman Rike is thrown from her contented life of sailing when she stumbles across a sinking refugee boat. When the coast guard refuses to help despite her pleas, she is forced to face her own impotence and the cruelties of life. Breathless, unsentimental, and told with the intensity of a ticking clock.

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Styx

13th February 2023