1 - 14 August 2018: Summer Break


Close-Up will be closed from Wednesday 1 August through to Tuesday 14 August, inclusive. There will be no cafe, library or box office during this period. Advance tickets to our upcoming screenings can be bought online – more details about these to follow shortly.

Any enquiries please email info@closeupfilmcentre.com and we will endeavour to get back to you when we re-open as normal on Wednesday 15 August.

Apologies in advance for any inconvenience caused, and wishing you all a wonderful summer!.


Film Programmes

15 August - 3 September 2018: Close-Up on Éric Rohmer

15 August - 3 September 2018: Close-Up on Éric Rohmer

The most sublime, articulate, guarded and grounded filmmaker of the nouvelle vague, Eric Rohmer was also a key figure in French film culture in the 1950s and 1960s both as an editor of Cahiers du Cinéma and as a seminal auteurist critic. This programme presents fifteen films from the the filmmaker's extensive oeuvre.
18 August - 2 September 2018: Agnès Varda: Gleaning Truths

18 August - 2 September 2018: Agnès Varda: Gleaning Truths

One of the most influential and inventive artists of the French New Wave, Agnès Varda has created a remarkable body of films that playfully and insightfully dance between, and beyond, the traditional categories of fiction and nonfiction, poem and prose, cinema and photography.
22 September 2018: JAEFF: Youthquake

22 September 2018: JAEFF: Youthquake

Countercultural new wave cinema from the 60s and 70s comes face-to-face with new experimental films in the Japanese Avant-Garde and Experimental Film Festival’s (JAEFF) investigation of youth and protest in Japan. Expect drag queens, surreal rock musicals, juvenile delinquents, street performance artists uprisings, and astonishing innovation at JAEFF 2018.