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Queen of Katwe

QUEEN OF KATWE is the colorful true story of a young girl selling corn on the streets of rural Uganda whose world rapidly changes when she is introduced to the game of chess and, as a result of the support she receives from her family and community, is instilled with the confidence and determination she needs to pursue her dream of becoming an international chess champion.
Sunday, 25 September 2016 - 2:00pm
New York City

Denial

Based on the acclaimed book, DENIAL: HOLOCAUST HISTORY ON TRIAL, DENIAL recounts Deborah E. Lipstadt's legal battle for historical truth against David Irving, who accused her of libel when she declared him a Holocaust denier.
Monday, 26 September 2016 - 7:00pm
New York City
Moon Dogs

Preview: Moon Dogs + Q&A

WINNER of BEST INTERNATIONAL FIRST FEATURE at the GALWAY FILM FLEADH 2016. A Celtic road trip following teenage step-brothers Michael and Thor as they journey from Shetland to Glasgow for very different reasons. Aspiring Irish singer Caitlin beguiles both boys and passions come to a head with a music festival and an ancient Norse ceremony as the backdrop.
Monday, 26 September 2016 - 7:00pm
Cineworld, Cardiff

Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children (in 3D)

From visionary director Tim Burton, and based upon the best-selling novel, comes an unforgettable motion picture experience. When Jake discovers clues to a mystery that spans alternate realities and times, he uncovers a secret refuge known as Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.
Tuesday, 27 September 2016 - 7:00pm
New York City

Hell or High Water

A story about the collision of the Old and New West, two brothers - Toby (Chris Pine), a straight-living, divorced father trying to make a better life for his son; and Tanner (Ben Foster), a short-tempered ex-con with a loose trigger finger - come together to rob branch after branch of the bank that is foreclosing on their family land.
Wednesday, 28 September 2016 - 8:00pm
New York City

Android in La la Land + Q&A

At the end of the 1970s a nervy young musician topped the music charts. He quickly became one of the most famous men on the planet. Three decades of groundbreaking and hugely influential music would follow. Then six long years of silence...until now.
Friday, 30 September 2016 - 8:15pm
Pontio, Bangor

The 13th

The title of Ava DuVernay's extraordinary and galvanizing documentary refers to the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which reads "Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States." The progression from that second qualifying clause to the horrors of mass criminalization and the sprawling American prison industry is laid out by DuVernay with bracing lucidity.
Saturday, 1 October 2016 - 1:00pm
New York City

Screenwriters’ Lecture Series

Now in its seventh year, the BAFTA Screenwriters’ Lecture Series exists to celebrate screenwriters’ authorial contribution to film, and gives esteemed writers a platform to share highlights and insights from their careers with an audience of film-lovers and their peers.

Dates throughout October
BAFTA 195 Piccadilly / BFI Southbank
Ethel

Preview: Ethel & Ernest + Q&A

This hand drawn animated film, based on the award winning graphic novel by Raymond Briggs, is an intimate and affectionate depiction of the life and times of his parents, two ordinary Londoners living through extraordinary events.
Wednesday, 9 November 2016 - 6:00pm
Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff
Light Years

Light Years (+ Short Film September) + Q&A

LIGHT YEARS is the debut feature from BAFTA award winning filmmaker Esther May Campbell and features the acting debut of acclaimed singer/songwriter Beth Orton, alongside Muhammet Uzuner (ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA) and a cast of young newcomers. (12A)
Monday, 28 November 2016 - 7:00pm
Cineworld, Cardiff