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The Institute of Contemporary Arts shows arthouse classics, with a heavy slant on documentaries and the artistically unusual.
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Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2016
Works in various media exploring themes of mass-production, socio-economics, gender equality and cultural identity, by selected artists including Victoria Adam, Katja Angeli, Diana Anghel, Saelia Aparicio Torinos, James Berrington, Jack Bodimeade, Anna Bunting-Branch, Leah Carless, Michael Cox, David Donald and Jemma Egan.
Carmel Buckley & Mark Harris: Sparrow Come Back Home
An installation of printed ceramic tiles together with archive material, inspired by the calypso singer Mighty Sparrow, who's 1962 album title drew attention to the irony of being appreciated only once he had left Trinidad for the US.
Sat 21 Jan
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Tue 24 Jan
Embrace of the Serpent (El abrazo de la serpiente)
- 125 min
- Directed by: Ciro Guerra
- Cast: Nilbio Torres, Jan Bijvoet, Antonio Bolivar
- UK release: 10 June 2016
The story of the relationship between Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman and last survivor of his people, and two scientists who work together over the course of 40 years to search the Amazon for a sacred healing plant.
Sun 22 Jan
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- Chile / France
- Directed by: Alejandro Jodorowsky
- Cast: Adan Jodorowsky, Jeremias Herskovits, Pamela Flores
Director Jodorowsky looks back at his own youth in Santiago in the 40s and 50s. Funny, touching and insightful second segment of a planned five-part autobiopic; grandiose and sometimes repetitive, but full of curiosity and energy.
The indie-rock singer-songwriter, polymath and member of Super Furry Animals, originally from Haverfordwest, performs his original material.
Helen Johnson: Warm Ties
Large-scale paintings by the Australian artist.
- 100 min
- Directed by: Pablo Larrain
- Cast: Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, John Hurt
- UK release: 20 January 2017
Impressionistic, non-linear portrait of Jacqueline Kennedy, with an agonising, in-depth performance by Portman, who is gripping either while giving a shy television tour of the White House, or going to pieces in a bathroom. A mesmerising, technically virtuosic and remarkable reflection on celebrity, memory and the…
Manchester by the Sea
- 135 min
- Directed by: Kenneth Lonergan
- Cast: Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Lucas Hedges, Kyle Chandler, Gretchen Mol
- UK release: 13 January 2016
Lee (Affleck) is a carefree small-town guy who, when his brother dies, is given the job of raising his nephew (Hedges). A masterful blend of high drama, quirky characterisations and incidental detail, with a soulful, heartbreaking turn by Affleck at its core.
Sat 21 Jan
- 113 min
- Directed by: Jim Jarmusch
- Cast: Adam Driver, Golshifteh Farahani
Paterson (Driver) is a bus driver in Paterson, New Jersey. who lives with his partner Laura (Farahani). Jarmusch's latest film is an off-kilter ode to prose and poetry and a tribute to the titular city, presenting a unique and intricately crafted world.
Sonia Boyce: We Move Her Way
The artist presents a new body of work which involves the exploratory vocal and movement performances of Elaine Mitchener, Barbara Gamper and her dancers: Eve Stainton, Ria Uttridge and Be van Vark, with an invited audience.