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14 October - Amy

The story of British singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse in her own words, featuring unseen archival footage and unheard tracks. The film received its première at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival and has been reviewed as "a tragic masterpiece", "brilliant", "heartbreaking" and "unmissable".
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28 October - Race

Jesse Owens' quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler's vision of Aryan supremacy. An important film, depicting a true-life American Olympic hero who was a victim of racism in the very country for which he competed.
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11 November - Bridge of Spies

During the Cold War, an American lawyer is recruited to defend an arrested Soviet spy in court, and then help the CIA facilitate an exchange of the spy for the Soviet captured American U2 spy plane pilot, Francis Gary Powers. more

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25 November - Macbeth

Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by a hunger for power and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself. An exciting new reworking of Shakespeare’s ever-relevant tale of ambition and evil. more
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9 December - Carol

Based on the innovative romance novel The Price of Salt (also known as Carol) by Patricia Highsmith, the film is set in New York City during the early 1950s and tells the story of a forbidden love affair between a young aspiring photographer and an older woman going through a difficult divorce. more
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13 January - Suffragette

The suffragettes were the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement, women who were forced underground to pursue a dangerous game of cat and mouse with an increasingly brutal state. The film brings to life an important chapter in the struggle for women’s rights in early 20th century England. more
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27 January - Spotlight

The true story of how, in 2001, reporters at The Boston Globe’s “Spotlight” team, investigated accusations of Catholic priests molesting children in Boston. Following on from interviews with victims, existing court cases and extensive research, they revealed decades of abuse. more
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3 February - The Danish Girl

A fictitious love story loosely inspired by the lives of Danish artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. Lili and Gerda's marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili's groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer. more

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17 February - The Big Short

Four denizens in the world of high-finance predict the financial crisis caused by the credit and housing bubble collapse of the mid-2000s and decide to confront the big banks for their greed and lack of foresight. Three separate but parallel stories are told in this sobering comedy which at times seems so implausible that it is difficult to believe that it really happened. more

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10 March - Irrational Man

A new philosophy professor arrives on a small town campus. Alcoholic, disillusioned and thoroughly cynical, he strikes up a friendship with a young, beautiful student and is eventually able to find a will to live when he commits an existential act. The film, with its intentional shades of Dostoyevsky and Patricia Highsmith, is a must for all Woody Allen fans. more
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