ShowFilmFirst: New in Cinema

Snowden (15)

Academy Award®-winning director Oliver Stone, who brought Platoon, Born on the Fourth of July, Wall Street and JFK to the big screen, tackles the most important and fascinating true story of the 21st century.

I Am Not A Serial Killer (15)

John Wayne Cleaver is dangerous and he knows it. He is 16 and helps his Mum and Aunt at the family Mortuary. John is obsessed with serial killers but really doesn’t want to become one.

Life, Animated (PG)

Based on a book by Pulitzer Prize winning writer Ron Suskind, ‘Life, Animated’ tells the remarkable story of how Owen found in Disney animation a pathway to language and a framework for making sense of the world.

The Birth of a Nation (15)

Set against the antebellum South, THE BIRTH OF A NATION follows Nat Turner (Nate Parker), a literate slave and preacher, whose financially strained owner, Samuel Turner (Armie Hammer), accepts an offer to use Nat’s preaching to subdue unruly slaves.

Krisha (15)

Following a prolonged battle with addiction and self-destruction, Krisha, the black sheep of the family she abandoned, returns for a holiday celebration.

The Black Hen

We are in the year 2001, a temporary ceasefire brings a much-needed break to a small war-torn village in Northern Nepal, bringing much joy among the residents. Prakash and Kiran, two young close friends, are also starting to feel the change in the air.

Holy Cow

Tapdig has a dream of bringing a European cow into his picturesque village in Azerbaijan to improve the condition of his poor family.

The Pass (15)

Nineteen-year-old Jason and Ade have been in the Academy of a famous London football club since they were eight years old.

The Ardennes (15)

Brothers Dave and Kenneth are reunited on Kenneth’s release after four years in prison following a failed home invasion.

Office Christmas Party (15)

When the CEO tries to close her hard-partying brother’s branch, he and his Chief Technical Officer must rally their co-workers and host an epic office Christmas party in an effort to impress a potential client.

Jet Trash (15)

Lee and Sol are hiding out on a beach in Southern India living a slacker life of sex, drugs and parties.

The Coming War On China (12A)

In his 60th documentary, Pilger reveals what the news doesn’t – that the United States and the world’s second economic power, China (both nuclear armed) are on the road to war.

Blue Velvet (R/I) (18)

There’s something going on behind the white picket fences of Lumberton, North Carolina. And after stumbling upon a severed human ear in a field, mystery-loving college student Jeffrey Beaumont is determined to find out what.

The Heritage of Love (TBC)

Andrey Kulikov (Dima Bilan) goes to Paris to visit the grave of his great-grandfather, Andrey Dolmatov, who had been an officer in the White Army during the Russian Revolution.

Sully: Miracle on The Hudson (12A)

On January 15, 2009, the world witnessed the “Miracle on the Hudson” when Captain “Sully” Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard.

Bleed for This (15)

After cocky Rhode Island boxer Vinny Pazienza (Miles Teller) takes a brutal beating from Junior Welterweight Champion Roger Mayweather in 1988, fight promoter Lou Duva (Ted Levine) urges him to retire. Instead, Pazienza moves up two weight classes under the guidance of his shrewd new trainer Kevin Rooney (Aaron Eckhart).

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