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Certification15 Our Rating

Casim is a second generation Pakistani living in Glasgow, and while he may have fully embraced the culture into which he was born, his parents still have certain expectations of him. Casim is due to marry his cousin, Jasmine; a wedding expected and condoned by his Muslim family. But their son has fallen in love with a white Glaswegian Catholic, Roisin, and as their relationship develops so the inevitability of their discovery looms. Ken Loach's film is a thoughtful and, as always, uncompromising find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

1560, Peru. In a beautiful poetic opening scene the conquistadors cross an Andes pass, situated between the peaks and the valleys, between conquered land and unexplored forests, between 'heaven' and 'earth', shrouded in mists, they make their way down a narrow path. Aguirre's meglomania grows as around him his comrades mutiny and die in his search for the lost city of El Dorado. Herzog's best film, an unforgetable tour de force. Made before the director himself gave in to meglomania on a later t find out more...
AJAMI (2010)

Certification15 Our Rating

Ajami is an area of Jaffa where Arabs, Palestinians, Jews and Christians try to live together in an atmosphere that is -to say the least - electric. Omar, an Israeli Arab, struggles to save his family from elimination by a gang of extortionists. He also courts a beautiful Christian girl, Hadir, but marrying her is far from obvious. Malek, an illegal Palestinian worker, tries to collect enough money to pay for his mother's operation. Dando, an Israeli cop, does his utmost to trace his missing bro find out more...

Certification12 Our Rating

Hamro has spent a decade residing in a Moscow prison and upon his release he returns to his hometown in the former Soviet republic of Tajikistan. The only thing that brought Hamro back is his now dying mother, and while at first he sees her imminent death as an opportunity to relieve himself of his debts and alleviate pressure from the local kingpin, Hamro slowly begins to realise that his mother is the only thing he has of any real worth. Creating a story around the Islamo-Christian belief that find out more...

Certification18 Our Rating

Let's be honest, you either love or hate cinema's infamous enfant terrible, Lars von Trier. Those of you who love him you will find ĎAntichrist' his most entertaining and beautifully orchestrated work to date. Layered, witty and wryly tongue-in-cheek at every turn, ĎAntichrist' is brutal, honest and intelligent in both its observation of human emotion and in its exploration of a life riddled with love, loss and psychosis. Those of you who hate him however (and for newcomers who aren't familiar w find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

In the immediate aftermath of her break up from Maxine, Persian, Bisexual Shirin refuses to accept their relationship is irrecoverable and sets about trying to win her back, with varying degrees of failure, whilst navigating the sociopolitical landscape that her life inhabits. Superbly written and directed by Desiree Akhavan - who also plays Shirin, well, superbly. So, all round superb, in my best Brooklyn accent. (Brett Atkinson)

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CertificationPG Our Rating

Following the fall of the Taliban, Nogreh, a young woman, decides to resume her education so as to be to fulfil her ambitions to enter politics. Her fundamentalist father, however, feels that his world has collapsed. With refugees flooding to the city Nogreh and her father are forced to move from place to place for shelter as their living conditions become overcrowded. find out more...
ATASH (2004)

CertificationPG Our Rating

A family of five, their two goats and donkey live in exile far from their village home. One day the father decides to provide running water for the family by illegally diverting water onto their land. The three women recoil from the idea but the teenage son obeys submissively anything to be allowed to continue attending school. The building resentment towards the father is beautifully paralleled by the water surging through the pipe - he brought them to this place against their will and they kn find out more...

CertificationU Our Rating

Babette is a refugee from Paris who flees to a small ultrapuritan Danish community to work as a cook. Their only diet is one of ale-bread and fish soup, so when she offers to prepare a feast they are determined not to enjoy it. Oscar winning film whose style changes to fit the mood of the plot. find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

A very weird little Aussie number, winner of the Grand Jury Special Prize at Venice. Bubby is 35-years-old but has never been outside the squalid flat where he lives incestuously with his grotesque mother... until the day his Pa returns to the nest. Tasteless and disturbing, but compulsive viewing. find out more...