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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.

Juliette Binoche having a nap in Let the Sunshine In

Let the Sunshine In (15)

Director Claire Denis gives a wry account of an artist’s search for love, in this witty black comedy starring Juliette Binoche.

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.

An image from the production of Cendrillon from the MET Opera

Met Opera Live in HD: Cendrillon (12A)

Massenet’s sumptuous version of the Cinderella story comes to the Met in this imaginative storybook production directed by Laurent Pelly, starring Joyce DiDonato.

A still from Antonia's Line

Science on Screen: Antonia's Line (15) + presentation

This modern Dutch classic, written and directed by Marleen Gorris, is 'a celebration of life' as envisaged in the matriarchal community at the heart of this film. 

Med Hondo's incendiary Soleil O

Returning the Colonial Gaze: Soleil O (18*)

One of the first films depicting the experience of migrating from the African continent to France, this is a key work of postcolonial cinema.