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Watch the best in Arthouse Cinema and Shorts this Christmas

Top 5 recommended international art films

1. Roald Dahl’s Matilda Musical

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An adaptation of the Tony and Olivier award-winning musical. Matilda tells the story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a sharp mind and a vivid imagination, dares to take a stand to change her story with miraculous results.

4. White Noise

Coming soon

How best to describe the indescribable White Noise? It’s a film about nihilism the reduction of life, death the
nuclear family nuclear reactions, newly discovered medicines and the sacred space of the supermarket.

2. All the Beauty and the Bloodshed

Coming soon

It follows the life of artist Nan Goldin and the downfall of the Sackler family, the pharmaceutical dynasty who was greatly responsible for the opioid epidemic’s unfathomable death toll.

5. The Wonder

Out on Nov 16

The Wonder is by a Chilean director Sebastián Lelio who explores 19th-century Ireland for a drama about domestic relationships and the tensions between religion and science.

3. Triangle of Sadness

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Models Carl and Yaya are navigating the world of fashion exploring the boundaries of their relationship. The couple are invited for a luxury cruise with a rogues’ gallery of super-rich.

6. Nanny

Out now

Aisha is a Senegalese nanny, working in New York for a wealthy white family. She looks after Rose, but Aisha’s son remains at home in Senegal, she works to raise money for him to join her. As Aisha’s relationship with her employers gets difficult so does her connection to her home. She is haunted by figures from West African folklore who warn her.

Short films from around the world


The meaning of beauty is experienced through three generations of Dominican women. We learn about their beauty ritual and a pain burieddeep in the denial of their Blackness.

Director Maria Marrone, Shenny de Los Angeles

USA 2020. 14min

Languages English, Spanish

With English subtitles

An Afro-futurist tale of love reclaimed through poetic storytelling to imagine how a Black fairytale would look.

Director-Screenwriter Dumas Haddad
Producer George Telfer
UK 2022. 8min
Language English