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Rocks (12A) + Recorded Q&A with Sarah Gavron

A group of girls stand in a line talking and laughing

A heartwarming depiction of teenage girlhood in London highlighting the importance of female friendships.

Directed by Sarah Gavron, this dynamic film follows Rocks, a teenager who, in her mother’s absence, becomes primary caregiver to her brother Emmanuel all whilst trying to complete her GCSEs and navigate adolescent friendships.

Propelled by a strong and captivating cast of teenage girls, Rocks immerses you in the day-to-day of contemporary girlhood in London. It simultaneously asks questions about the maturity thrust upon young Black girls, going beyond the typical coming-of-age narrative.Selected for the special presentation strand of the 2019 London Film Festival.

These are special Reclaim The Frame screenings which include a recorded introduction and post screening discussion hosted by Birds’ Eye View director-at-large, Mia Bays, with Rocks director Sarah Gavron, associate director Anu Henriques and writers Theresa Ikoko & Claire Wilson.

Tagged with: Cinema New releases

2019 UK Dir Sarah Gavron 93 min

Please note: the screening on Tue 29 Sep, 8.40pm is a Captioned Screening.


We’ve brought in measures to keep you safe, in line with government guidelines. 

Under new guidelines, we’ve fewer available seats in our cinema and fewer screenings so we can clean between shows. You can only sit in the same seating cluster as someone from your own household (or support bubble) and we ask you to not swap seats so we can maintain a safe distance between you and other groups.

Tickets must be booked online in advance.

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