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Cinepunked: Art vs Porn

As long as humanity has existed it has created sexual imagery. But where does the line sit between art and pornography? What impact does the increasing democratisation if filmmaking have on pornographic image making and it’s consumption? What impact does #MeToo have on production and censorship?

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Cinepunked: Art Vs Porn
7:30pm £8

Bruce Springsteen On Screen

Directed by Various

Our tribute to the work of one of america’s greatest performers. Featuring footage of Bruce from his early days to the present, with concert performances, music videos, interviews and more as part of this celebration.

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Bruce Springsteen On Screen
7:30pm £6.50/£4

Pond Life

Directed by Bill Buckhurst

Pond Life is a perfectly formed coming of age tale set in a quiet mining village outside Doncaster in the mid 90s with breakout performances from a talented cast of young actors.

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Pond Life
9:30pm £6.50/£4

Papi Chulo

Directed by John Butler

John Butler’s (Handsome Devil) latest comedy/drama sees the filmmaker return to the themes of empathy and unlikely friendship. In this case, the bond forms between a well-heeled, gay presenter and an older, straight, labourer from Mexico.

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Papi Chulo
1:00pm £6.50/£4

Mothers’ Instinct

Directed by Olivier Masset-Depasse

The spirit of Alfred Hitchcock hovers over this lusciously designed psychological thriller set in 1960s Brussels. Two neighboring suburban housewives are best friends — until a tragic accident breaks the harmony between their clans, and paranoia and distrust take hold.

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Mothers' Instinct
7:00pm £6.50/£4


Directed by Paolo Sorrentino

Seduction, glamour, corruption, drugs and raucous poolside parties: the life and times of scandal-plagued Silvio Berlusconi have long-demanded a screen depiction, and who else to deliver it than Paolo Sorrentino, the Academy Award-winning director of ‘The Great Beauty’ and ‘The Young Pope’.

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2:30pm £6.50/£4


Directed by Agnieszka Smoczynska

Alicja suffers from dissociative fugue, a condition that has made her forget her identity. After suffering an episode, she disappears. Two years later, she returns to her former family to assume against her will, her role as wife, mother and daughter.

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5:30pm £6.50/£4