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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (12A)

A writer forms an unexpected bond with the residents of Guernsey Island in the aftermath of World War II when she decides to write a book about their experiences during the war.

A still from Enemies of Happiness

Nevertheless, She Persisted: Enemies of Happiness (15*)

Eva Mulvad follows Malalai Joya, a young outspoken Afghan woman, during the last weeks of her political campaign as she risks her life to speak out for democracy.

Behind the scenes, making Be Pretty and Shut Up

Nevertheless, She Persisted: Be Pretty and Shut Up (15*)

Frustrated by her own and other women's experiences in the film industry, French actress and activist Delphine Seyrig interviews two dozen French and American actresses...in 1976.

A still from New East Cinema: Night Accident

New East Cinema: Night Accident (15*) + introduction

A minimalist and poetic piece of slow cinema, Temirbek Birnazarov's Night Accident is a tale about an old man who finds love and purpose to live in a moment of complete despair.

Edouard Manet, The Railway, 1873

Afternoon Arts: Exhibition on Screen: Manet (PG)

This film brings together behind-the-scenes access to the Royal Academy of Arts' 2013 retrospective devoted to Edouard Manet's portraiture and a superbly crafted biography of the artist.

A still from Aardman Animation's Early Man

Framed Film Club: Early Man (PG)

Aardman Animations (Chicken Run, Wallace and Gromit) bring us this fantastic adventure set at the dawn of time, when prehistoric creatures and woolly mammoths roamed the earth.