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2022 Cheltenham International Film Festival

The Good Boss
Javier Bardem stars in this intricately plotted workplace satire

The Good Boss

23rd May 18:30 - Live
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 - Online
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
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 19:00 - Live
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 - Online
Waiting for Bojangles
Camille and Georges live a life of parties and fantasy but the whirlwind must stop….and it does

Waiting for Bojangles

24th May 19:30 - Live
25th May 00:01 - Online
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
Nitram
Tense and unsettling drama based on the story of Tasmanian mass-killer Martin Bryant

Nitram

25th May 20:50 - Live
The Queen + Q&A
One of the UK’s most respected and prolific directors for this special presentation of his film The Queen in the build up to the Platinum Jubilee

The Queen + Q&A

24 May 19:30 - Live
25 May 11.00 - Live (with Q&A)
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
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
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 - Online
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
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 - Online
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
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 - Online
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 - Online
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 - Online
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
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
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
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
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)
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 - Online
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 - Online
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
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 - Online
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
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 - Online
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 - Online
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
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
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)
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