Still from Growing Up Female

Being a Woman (12A*) + Sheila Rowbotham & Ann Deborah Levy

From a teenage girl's broken dreams to women's limited career opportunities, these films examine the collision between the fantasy of womanhood and the reality of women’s lives in the 1970s.

Still from Illusions

Determined Women at Work (PG*) + intro by Bonnie Greer

Two contrasting cinematic portraits of women at work, revealing that when did succeed in the workplace, it was often at great personal cost.

I Am Somebody

Taking Action: Ordinary Women at the Epicentre... (PG*)

In these two films, women who did not see themselves as activists are forced by extreme circumstances to fight for what is right, resulting in more far-reaching changes than they could have imagined.

The Breadwinner

Parent & Baby Screening: The Breadwinner (12A)

From the creative minds behind The Secret of Kells and Song of the Sea, comes the story of 11-year-old Parvana, a young girl living in Taliban-controlled Kabul, Afghanistan. 

three sisters

Afternoon Arts: Stage Russia: Three Sisters (12A*)

This encore screening of Anton Chekhov's Three Sisters probes the lives and dreams of former Muscovites Olga, Masha, and Irina, now living in a small town from which they're desperate to escape.