The screening will feature a Q&A with members of film team & family, after which audiences will be invited on a "walk and talk" in the local area, starting out of the cinema doors. These walks are organised in partnership with the Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) and The Ramblers.
EVELYN is a deeply personal documentary from the Academy Award® winning team behind THE WHITE HELMETS (2016) and VIRUNGA (2014). The film follows the story of a family overcoming the unthinkable. On a walking odyssey across the United Kingdom, they confront a past they’ve been unable to talk about, whilst simultaneously repairing the fractures in their own relationships. Director Orlando von Einsiedel turns the cameras on himself, as he and his parents and siblings embark on a journey in remembrance of their brother and son, Evelyn, who took his own life over a decade ago. Part quest film, part road-trip, part memoir, EVELYN seeks to address the past, in order to find some peace in the present, and look to the future.
An extraordinary account of how the Nazis looted the art of Europe and sought to eliminate works which contradicted Hitler’s Aryan vision. Works in the avant-garde styles - Cubism, Surrealism, Expressionism and other modernist genres -were deemed cosmopolitan and communist, and termed ‘degenerate’ art by the Third Reich. This documentary is based on three main sources: the exhibition ‘Degenerate Art’ which opened in Munich in July 1937, and was the Nazi regime’s own exhibition of what was considered despicable, low art; the history of the Paris gallery ‘21 rue La Boétie’, owned by Paul Rosenberg, a prominent Jewish art collector of ‘degenerate’ works; and the collection of Cornelius Gurlitt, which consisted of works of art plundered from Jewish families during the war. The result is a treasure-trove of sensational art works and a timely and compelling account of a regime obsessed with its own cultural identity and destruction.