Archive - August 2016
Director: Ashish Ghadial
Country of Origin: UK 2016 95 mins.
Released by Dogwoof
From supporting the Bosnian Mujahideen to being imprisoned in Bagram and Guantanamo, from the rebel training camps in Syria to the prison cells of Belmarsh in Britain, Moazzam Begg has experienced a generation of conflict. This is his first-hand account, a chronicle of the rise of modern jihad, its descent into terror and the disastrous reaction of the West. Dogwoof.
Director: Jaume Collet-Serra
cast: Blake Lively, Oscar Jaenaila, Angelo Jose
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country of Origin: USA 2016 86 mins.
Released by Sony Pictures Releasing
In the taut thriller The Shallows, when Nancy (Blake Lively) is surfing on a secluded beach, she finds herself on the feeding ground of a great white shark. Millions of years of evolution have led the shark to do one thing: survive. Though she is stranded only 200 yards from shore, getting there proves the ultimate test of wills. Sony Pictures Releasing.
Director: Stig Bjorkman
Cast: Ingrid Bergman, Roberto Rossellini, Pia Lindstrom
Language: English & Swedish with English subtitles
Country of Origin: Sweden 2015 104 mins.
A captivating look at the remarkable life of a young Swedish girl who became one of the most beloved and celebrated icons of cinema. Utilising never-before-seen private footage, letters, diaries, and interviews with her children, this documentary provides a complex and intimate personal portrait.
Director: Laurent Tirard
cast: Virginia Efira, Jean Dujardin
Genre: Drama Romantic Comedy
Language: French with English subtitles
Country of Origin: France 2016 98 mins.
Released by Soda Pictures
Diane (Virginie Efira) is brilliant, beautiful, witty… and a formidable lawyer. She’s just put an end to a toxic, unhappy marriage and is finally considering the idea of meeting someone new.