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APOSTASY (2018)

CertificationPG Our Rating

A faithful Jehovah's Witness is forced to shun her own sister because of a religious transgression. As the separation draws out, she starts to question the meaning of God's love. 

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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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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...

Certification18 Our Rating

A triumphant epic of survival and a tale of powerful womanhood and resistance against the unforgiving cruelty of a hell on earth. Our heroine is Liz (Dakota Fanning), carved from the beautiful wilderness, full of heart and grit, hunted by a vengeful Preacher (Guy Pearce) - a diabolical zealot and her twisted nemesis. But Liz is a genuine survivor; she's no victim - a woman of fearsome strength who responds with astonishing bravery to claim the better life she and her daughter deserve. Fear no find out more...


Certification15 Our Rating

Three Palestinian women living in an apartment in Tel Aviv try to find a balance between traditional and modern culture.

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CertificationU Our Rating

Mona’s teenage life defines the word ‘crap’, not tragic, just without hope; her brother is the only family she has left and he’s found God in the same obsessively sociopathic way that he originally found booze, while a weekly hump in the back of a van with a married man actually constitutes fun rather than repetitive sexual abuse. Into this world wanders Tamsin, pretty, pretentious, spoilt but ignored and with a dangerous sense of mischief born of arrogance and naivety. An intense relationship b find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

The true story of Betty Mahmoody, an American married to an Iranian. Loving husband Moody persuades her to return to his homeland with their daughter to visit his family, but once there he re-embraces Islam and suddenly the man she loves is holding her captive in a brutal and hostile land. Disturbing. find out more...

Certification12 Our Rating

From executive producer Angelina Jolie and the creators of the Academy Award-nominated The Secret of Kells and Song of the Sea, The Breadwinner is the highly-anticipated animated feature based on Deborah Ellis’ bestselling novel. The Breadwinner tells the story of Parvana, an 11-year-old girl growing up under the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001. When her father is wron find out more...


CertificationPG Our Rating

The scene is contemporary Iran and the lives of a small circle of Iranian women living within the oppressive constraints of their strictly Islamic nation where the Koran has been subverted to the will of a male dominated society. It is through their anguish, anger and despair that we witness their strength and resilience in the face of a world that denies them respect as individuals and equality as women. 'The Circle' is a powerful and moving film, beautifully shot and emotionally gripping. find out more...

Certification18 Our Rating

The Magdalene Laundries are a peculiarly twisted Irish Catholic institution; run by nuns they provide a form of incarceration for fallen young women, whose heinous crimes range from being raped to flirting with boys. Margaret, Bernadette and Rose are three new inmates about to experience first hand woman's inhumanity to woman as they are humiliated, degraded, abused and worked to the bone, but despite the grimness of their world the three girls find solace and even humour in the company of each find out more...