27 Jan 22
Hostile is a feature-length documentary focusing on the UK's complicated relationship with its migrant communities. Told through the stories of four participants from Black and Asian backgrounds, the film focuses on the impact of the evolving 'hostile environment' policies that target migrants.
The film explores how the lives of international students, members of the Windrush generation, and 'Highly-Skilled Migrants' have been affected.
What does it mean to be British? What does it feel like to be told you don't belong? With Brexit, the Points Based Immigration System and the Borders and Nationality Bill taking effect, the film asks: once the 'hostile environment' has targeted all migrants, who will it extend to next? This film seeks to hear these voices and inspire viewers to take action to create long-term change.
Hosted by Picturehouse's very own Sam Clements, The Love Of Cinema podcast goes deep on the best new releases, with a little help from some of our favourite film critics, plenty of special guests, and you, the audience!
If you'd like to send us a voice memo for use in a future episode, please email [email protected].
Produced by Stripped Media.
Join us for The Nettle Dress as part of our Picturehouse Green Screen film tour, kicking off with The Little on 1 March.
Be our Valentine? This February, find a silver-screen romance, a so-cool cult classic, and even something for when you'd prefer to laugh instead of swoon.
In celebration of Veganuary, the Regal in conjunction with Greener Henley is very excited to host a Picturehouse Green Screen of Eating Our Way To Extinction on Tuesday 31 January at 18.20.
Dementia Friendly Screenings are open for all, but are thought for people with dementia and their family, friends, and carers. Join us for free tea, coffee, and biscuits, and a chance to socialise for 30 minutes before the film. The film will start at the time stated.
In this essay, Picturehouse programmer Rose Butler gives an introduction to our latest reDiscover season, and explores precisely what made Weimar-era cinema so revolutionary.