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DHEEPAN

Dheepan is a Sri Lankan Tamil fighter, a Tiger. The civil war draws to a close in Sri Lanka, defeat is at hand, and Dheepan decides to flee. He takes a woman and a little girl, whom he doesn't know, with him, hoping this will make it easier to get political asylum in Europe. Once in Paris, this "family" struggles along, living in one shelter after another until Dheepan gets a caretaker's job in a

ELSTREE 1976

The timing of this movie couldn't be better. With The Force Awakens hype at a feverish pitch, this nostalgic look back at the stories of ten individuals whose acting jobs during the summer of 1976 forever changed their lives. No one knew it at the time, but this American Sci-Fi project they were hired for would go on to be one of the highest grossing franchises in the history of cinema. While none

BALLETS RUSSES (OPERA DE PARIS)

SUNDAY JUNE 5, 11:15AM

At the beginning of the last century, Serge Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes shook conventions and threw open the door to modernity, initiating a collaboration between painters, musicians and choreographers of the avant-garde. The artistic elite of the era was brought together under one breathtaking playbill: Debussy, Stravinsky, Falla, Picasso, Bakst, Massine, Nijinsky, Fokine…

VITA ACTIVA

The German-Jewish philosopher Hannah Arendt caused an uproar in the 1960s by coining the subversive concept of the "Banality of Evil" when referring to the trial of Adolph Eichmann, which she covered for the New Yorker magazine. Her private life was no less controversial thanks to her early love affair with the renowned German philosopher and Nazi supporter Martin Heidegger. This thought provoking

DOUGH

Jonathan Pryce (Pirates of the Caribbean, Game of Thrones) and Pauline Collins (Shirley Valentine) star in this hilarious new comedy that shows you don't have to be baked to make some Dough!

Curmudgeonly widower Nat Dayan (Jonathan Pryce) clings to his way of life as a Kosher bakery shop owner in London’s East End. Understaffed, Nat reluctantly enlists the help of teenager Ayyash (Jerome

LA DAMNATION DE FAUST (OPERA DE PARIS)

SUNDAY, JUNE 12 11:15AM

“This marvellous book fascinated me from the very beginning. I could not put it down. I read it incessantly, during meals, in the theatre, in the street, everywhere.” And so it was, following the composer’s discovery of Faust Part One in 1828 that Goethe joined Virgil and Shakespeare to form Berlioz’s trinity. Without taking the time to catch his breath, he set the verse

IGGY POP LIVE IN BASEL 2015

JUNE 16 & 18

There’s a reason why many consider Iggy Pop the godfather of punk – every single punk band of the past and present has either knowingly or unknowingly borrowed a thing or two from Pop and his late ’60-early ’70 band, the Stooges, who reunited in 2003 and were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2010. Iggy Pop, an outstanding artist known for his outrageous and

THE WITNESS

FilmRise has acquired exclusive worldwide rights to the crime documentary The Witness. The film chronicles the story behind one of America’s most infamous murder cases. In screenwriter James Solomon’s decade-in-the-making directorial debut, The Witness explores the death of Catherine “Kitty” Genovese, a young woman whose name became a symbol of urban apathy after she was stabbed to death more than

L'ATTESA

Stunningly shot and deeply resonant, L'Attesa heralds the arrival of a talented new voice. With Sicily as his backdrop, Piero Messina (assistant director on Paolo Sorrentino’s The Great Beauty) navigates a range of emotions in telling the strange, irresistible story of the relationship between two women from different generations. Academy Award®-winner Juliette Binoche stars as Anna, who is meeting

CINDERELLA (OPERA)

SUNDAY, JUNE 19 11:15AM

In order to find himself a wife, Prince Ramiro dispatches his tutor Alidoro to the home of Don Magnifico, for the purpose of inviting his three daughters Clorinda, Tisbé and Angelina (also known as Cenerentola, the Italian name for Cinderella). Don Magnifico is as odious to sweet Angelina as her two stepsisters (two absolute pests) are. Ramiro and his manservant Dandini

TURANDOT BREGENZ (OPERA)

SUNDAY, JULY 10 11:15AM

No man shall ever possess her – the Chinese princess Turandot sets three riddles for every man that comes to woo her. So far none have been able to solve the riddles, and have paid with their heads. Then an unknown prince achieves the impossible: he correctly answers all three questions. But Turandot is still unwilling to surrender to him. So the Prince is ready to lay

LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR (OPERA)

SUNDAY, JULY 24 11:15AM

World debut for Juan Diego Flórez in the role of Edgardo, in the second most performed Donizetti opera (the first is L’ Elisir D’Amore).The staging is based on a leaning glass tower in a landscape of destruction and desolation, recalling that the country is at war, torn by the ambitions of rival clans.The opera premiered on the 9th of September 1835 at the Teatro San Carlo

LA FAVORITA (OPERA)

SUNDAY, JULY 31 11:15AM

Fernand is a young monk in the middle ages, preparing to take his vows. However, he confines to Balthazar that he has fallen in love with a young woman, and decides to abandon his life as a recluse to find her. And so he joins his beloved, Leonor de Guzman, who is the favorite courtesan of King Alfonso XI.

When Fernand learns that Leonor is, in reality, the king’s

RIGOLETTO (OPERA)

SUNDAY, AUGUST 7 11:15AM

“Oh! Victor Hugo’s Le Roi s’amuse is the greatest subject, and perhaps the greatest drama of modern times. It’s a work worthy of Shakespeare!” A few months before he wrote those words to Francesco Maria Piave urging him to “turn Venice upside down and persuade the Censor to authorise the subject” – no easy matter given that moral values would be easily offended – Verdi

EMBARGOED ALMEIDA LIVE: RICHARD III

AUGUST 11, 2016

The Almeida Theatre makes its live screening debut with an explosive new adaptation of Richard III, directed by Almeida Artistic Director Rupert Goold with Ralph Fiennes as Shakespeare’s most notorious villain and Vanessa Redgrave as Queen Margaret.

War-torn England is reeling after years of bitter conflict. King Edward is ailing, and as political unrest begins to stir once

THE GIRL OF THE GOLDEN WEST (OPERA)

SUNDAY, AUGUST 28 11:15AM

With its sprawling hills and steep mountains The Girl of the Golden West was the first “spaghetti western” in Opera’s history. A revolver-wielding sheriff, a group of homesick Gold Rush miners, desperate bandits and a girl with a pure heart come together in one of Puccini’s greatest works for a production that is full of life! An exuberant symphony “of the great