Science on Screen

Reality and fiction come together in a series of films and talks that uncovers the connections between science and cinema.

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Anime's Human Machines

In 1963 Osamu Tezuka’s TV series Astro Boy brought a new kind of robot to Japan. The robot child with a loving heart began a line of compelling, conflicted cyborgs whose existence challenges humanity.

A girl sitting on a sofa with her arms crossed with two couples either side of her kissing

Underwire Film Festival 2019

Underwire Film Festival 2019

A pink and green image of a blindfolded man's head layered with several men standing in a line

Japanese Avant-garde and Experimental Film Festival 2019

Examining national identity, cultural memory and perceptions of history through a programme of repertory cinema and contemporary experimental short film.

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Leytonstone Loves Film

Join us for a spectacular free weekend of films and movie magic in unexpected places around Leytonstone Town Centre.

A still from No No Nooky TV by Barbara Hammer

Cyberfeminism on Film: Gender, Sexuality, Technology

'I’d rather be a cyborg than a goddess!'

A young boy reads on a bed while his grandmother sews, in a bare-walled room in Martinique

Hidden Figures: Euzhan Palcy

Showcasing the work of accomplished Martinique director, Euzhan Palcy as part of Hidden Figures; a programme showcasing great directors who deserve greater recognition in the UK.

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Dance Umbrella: Sunday Shorts

Dance Umbrella's Sunday Shorts serve up three mixed bills of choreographically inspired short film.

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Royal Opera House Live 2019/20

Enjoy a dazzling display from The Royal Ballet and Royal Opera from the comfort of our cinemas.

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Nightlife: Ourselves, Our Spaces on Film

What happens in bars and clubs across the world after dark?