2022 Cheltenham Festival Programme

Full programme for the "Stream and Screen" 2022 Cheltenham International Film Festival
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The Good Boss
Javier Bardem stars in this intricately plotted workplace satire
The Good Boss
23rd May 18:30 - Live
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You Resemble Me
Asking challenging questions about modern society and its assumptions, this gripping first feature is based on the real experience of Hasna Aït Boulahcen
You Resemble Me
23rd May 21:00 - Live
24th May 00:01 - 3rd June 23.59 Online
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A Few Short Stories
An incredible selection of shorts, skilfully spinning stories and stirring up a sea of sensations - come get your life affirmed and leave feeling human again.
A Few Short Stories
24th May 18:00 - Live
25th May 00:01 - 6th June 23:59 Online
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Between Two Worlds
Like a gallic take on Ken Loach, this gritty yet good humoured fact-based drama stars Juliette Binoche as a writer who takes a cleaning job undercover on a cross-channel ferry
Between Two Worlds
24th May 18:30 - Live
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Waiting for Bojangles
Charismatic French actor Romain Duris stars in this in this breezy, toe tapping adaption of Olivier Bourdeaut’s much loved novel
Waiting for Bojangles
24th May 19:30 - Live
25th May 00:01 - 2nd June 11.59 Online
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The Cemil Show
This blackly funny study in star-struck obsession is also a sly homage to 1970s Turkish genre movies
The Cemil Show
24th May 20:45 - Live
25th May 00:01 - 3rd June 23.59 Online
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Eiffel
Cutting edge engineering meets romance in this exploration of the secret inspiration behind Gustav Eiffel's iconic tower
Eiffel
25th May 18:30 - Live
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Still Stoked
Sean Goff is a 55 -year-old British skateboard legend who pushes his ageing body beyond its limits to compete in one last skate competition
Still Stoked
24th May 00:01 - 6th June 23:59 Online
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Tigers
A compelling feature based on the true story of 16-year-old Swedish footballer Martin Bengtsson, which exposes the dark underbelly of the beautiful game
Tigers
24th May 19:40 - Live
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The Queen
Dame Helen Mirren won an Oscar for her astonishing portrayal of the UK’s longest-reigning monarch
The Queen
25 May 19:30 - Live
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Nitram
Tense and unsettling drama based on the story of Tasmanian mass-killer Martin Bryant
Nitram
25th May 20:50 - Live
EVENT: An Afternoon with Dame Judi
A celebration of one of Britain’s finest actresses, in conversation with Jonathan Dean of Sunday Times Culture Magazine
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Roaring 20s
Capturing the moment lockdown was lifted in Paris, Elizabeth Vogler's captivating verete drama unfolds in one breathless, brilliantly choreographed extended take
Roaring 20s
26th May 18:30 - Live
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Abu Omar
Immensely moving odyssey of a father bent on returning his dead son to their West Bank home
Abu Omar
26th May 20:30 - Live
27th May 00:01 - 3rd June 23.59 Online
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Goliath
The stories of a lawyer, victim and a lobbyist intertwine in this dense and constantly evolving environmental thriller
Goliath
27th May 19:00 - Live
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Deserto Particular
A disgraced cop whose life has lost all meaning sets out to track down the enigmatic woman he met online, who has suddenly gone quiet
Deserto Particular
27th May 21:30 - Live
28th May 00:01 2nd June 23.59 - Online
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Judi's: Shakespeare in Love
Multi Oscar-winning historical rom com, featuring a scene-stealing Dame Judi Dench, who won Best Supporting Actress with one of the shortest screen times for an Oscar performance
Judi's: Shakespeare in Love
28th May 14:00 - Live
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Queen of Glory
An acclaimed calling card for writer/director/star Nana Mensah, who plays a Ghanaian-American professional woman in New York who takes on her recently deceased mother's Christian bookshop
Queen of Glory
28th May 16:00 - Live
29th May 00:01 - 4th June 23.59 Online
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Where Is Anne Frank? + Q&A
Israeli director Ari Folman (Waltz With Bashir) has taken the familiar story of Anne Frank and daringly made it his starting point for an exploration of modern global injustices
Where Is Anne Frank? + Q&A
28th May 16:00 - Live (with Q&A)
Jump, Darling
A flamboyant drag performer shacks up with his cantankerous and deeply confused grandmother in this in this funny, sparky and provocative drama starring the late Cloris Leachman
Jump, Darling
28th May 17:50 - Live
29th May 00:01 - 4th June 23.59 Online
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As In Heaven
In late C19th Denmark, young radical proto-feminist Lise must contend with immovable traditional thinking when her mother goes into labour
As In Heaven
28th May 18:45 - Live
29th May 00:01 - 4th June 23.59- Online
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Nosferatu
Celebrate the centenery of one of the most influential horror films of all time, newly-restored with a re-recording of the original score by Hans Erdmann
Nosferatu
28th May 19:50 - Live
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Reflection
A sombre but beautiful and ultimately hopeful film, this challenging work will reward patient viewers who want insight into the human cost of the ongoing war in Ukraine
Reflection
28th May 20:45 - Live
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Vampyr
Celebrating its 90th anniversary, Vampyr was the first foray into sound by one of cinema's pivotal artists and remains a cornerstone work of the horror genre
Vampyr
28th May 22:00 - Live
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Judi's: Notes on a Scandal
Rich in dialogue, full of drama, Notes on A Scandal, is a psychological thriller, directed by Richard Eyre from a novel of the same title
Judi's: Notes on a Scandal
29th May 16:00 - Live
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Miracle
Bogdan George Apetri (Unidentifed, CIFF 2021) returns to the festival returns with another gripping, intricately plotted crime thriller
Miracle
30th May 18:30 - Live
31st May 00:01 - 4th June 23.59 Online
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The World After Us
An alternately alarming and amusing journey through the roller-coaster life of a young Parisian, balancing the demands of a new relationship and literary ambition
The World After Us
29th May 21:00 - Live
30th May 00:01 - 5th June 23.59 Online
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The Crying Game + Q&A
Neil Jordan's taboo-busting romantic thriller (with a twist) is is remembered by producer Stephen Woolley in its 30th anniversary year
The Crying Game + Q&A
29th May 18:00 - Live (with Q&A)
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Judi's: Philomena
Judi Dench turns in a memorable performance in a film that will in turn move you to tears, weep with joy and laugh out loud
Judi's: Philomena
30th May 19:30 - Live
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Zalava
In the remote mountain village of Zalava in Iran, the inhabitants are convinced that an ancient demon is among them
Zalava
30th May 21:00 - Live
31st May 00:01 - 6th June 23;59 Online
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Hit the Road
The directorial debut of Panah Panahi, son of the persecuted Iranian master Jafar Panahi, features many familiar traits of Iranian cinema
Hit the Road
31st May 19:00 - Live
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Girl Picture
Two high-school best friends explore their sexual identities with boys and girls in this clear eyed and affectionate coming-of-age drama
Girl Picture
31st May 21:00 - Live
Olga + Q&A
A young Ukrainian gymnast strives to find her identity through sport, friends, family, sexuality and nationality while struggling with all of them
Olga + Q&A
1st June 18:30 - Live (with Q&A)
2nd June 00:01 - 6th June 23.59 Online
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Huda's Salon
Two-time Oscar-nominated Hany Abu-Assad’s brilliantly constructed thriller revolves around a West Bank hair salon that doubles as a base for an Israeli Secret Service operation
Huda's Salon
1st June 21:00 - Live
2nd June 00:01 - 6th June 23.59- Online
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Tom Medina
French-Algerianc director Tony Gatlif returns with the story of an enigmatic petty criminal who is sent to work on a farm in France’s beautiful and mysterious Camargue
Tom Medina
2nd June 18:30 - Live
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Rise
Veteran helmer Cédric Klapisch (Russian Dolls, Un Air de Famille) returns with this beautifully observed drama set in the world a dance
Rise
2nd June 20:40 - Live
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Rhino + Q&A
An innovative, poetic and layered exploration of the dark side of human nature through the raw portrayal of a young man’s journey
Rhino + Q&A
3rd June 18:15 - Live (with Q&A)
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Both Sides of The Blade
Juliette Binoche stars as the sharpest corner in a love triangle in this highly-charged romantic drama
Both Sides of The Blade
3rd June 21:00 - Live