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Sat 24 February, 8pm: The Panic in Needle Park

Sat 24 February, 8pm: The Panic in Needle Park

Panic in Needle Park is both a poetic and deeply touching love story and a vivid, documentary-style rendering of the squalor and fear felt by addicts drifting like ghosts through the dirty flophouses, cheap diners and trash-strewn sidewalks of the Upper West Side. Schatzberg imbues the film with a verité quality that lends an air of wrenching, tragic inevitability to the doomed lovers’ tale.
Sun 25 February, 6pm: Letter Never Sent

Sun 25 February, 6pm: Letter Never Sent

The great Soviet director Mikhail Kalatozov, known for his virtuosic, emotionally gripping films, perhaps never made a more visually astonishing one than Letter Never Sent. This absorbing tale of exploration and survival concerns the four members of a geological expedition, who are stranded in the bleak and unforgiving Siberian wilderness while on a mission to find diamonds.
Sun 25 February, 8pm: One Way or Another

Sun 25 February, 8pm: One Way or Another

A landmark of Cuban and feminist cinema, One Way or Another was the first feature from Cuba directed by a woman, Sara Gómez – and it was to be her last. Bravely unflinching in her depictions of race, class, and gender inequality, she reveals a country attempting to wrest itself from its colonialist past while hurtling into an uncertain future.
Thu 29 February, 8:15pm: Crows

Thu 29 February, 8:15pm: Crows

Đuka is an ageing boxer struggling to make ends meet and, as he meets fellows as defeated as him, they decide to form a gang and begin to steal, cheat, and even kill for money. Crows renders the fate of people on the margins of society and gives a distinctive voice to the rejected, despised, and dispossessed.

Calendar

Sun 25 Feb 6:00pm
Letter Never Sent
Sun 25 Feb 8:00pm
One Way or Another
Wed 28 Feb 8:00pm
Days of Heaven
Thu 29 Feb 8:15pm
Crows
Fri 01 Mar 8:15pm
Gerry
Sat 02 Mar 6:00pm
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