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We Tell Your Story – Launch Event

Monday 17th June 2024

Join us for the free launch screening of WE TELL YOUR STORY, a Community interest documentary project bringing Plymouth's amazing community stories into the spotlight.

Notice This Tree + The Happy Man Tree (12A) – Urban Tree Festival

Tuesday 14th May 2024

As part of Plymouth's Urban Tree Festival 2024, we are inviting people to come together to ‘Notice This Tree’ in this #Noticethistree Intervention No. 4 at Plymouth Arts Cinema. The event includes a screening of Katy McGahan’s documentary The H...

A Year in a Field (12A)

Friday 15th December 2023 - Thursday 21st December 2023

BAFTA-winning documentarian Christopher Morris invites us to slow down, as he films an ancient stone monolith for a year in a West Cornwall field. Filmed from Winter Solstice 2020 to Winter Solstice 2021.

System Update + Q&A

Tuesday 5th December 2023

New documentary System Update is a call to action to face the stark reality of climate change, and find a path towards hope. Screening co-hosted by Climate Action Plymouth to mark COP28 and followed by a Q&A with filmmaker Paul Maple.

And Then Come the Nightjars (15) + Short Archive Film: Wild Wild West Country

Saturday 9th September 2023 - Thursday 14th September 2023

Tells the heartwarming story of friendship and survival between a Devon farmer and the vet who's assigned to cull his precious herd during the 2001 Foot and Mouth crisis.

Hungry For Change – Cornwall’s Climate Stories

Saturday 8th July 2023

Hungry for Change and Food for Thought are the latest films from Cornwall's Climate Stories, an award-winning documentary series praised by Sir David Attenborough. Meet the filmmakers and contributors for a discussion following the screening.

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry (12A)

Friday 5th May 2023 - Thursday 11th May 2023

Jim Broadbent and Penelope Wilton star in Hettie Macdonald’s (Beautiful Thing, White Girl, Normal People) adaptation of Rachel Joyce’s best-selling, award-winning 2012 novel The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry.

Enys Men (15)

Saturday 21st January 2023 - Wednesday 15th February 2023

With introduction and Q&A with Director Mark Jenkin on Saturday 21 January. Mark Jenkin follows up his acclaimed breakthrough Bait with this mind-bending Cornish folk horror tale, gorgeously shot on grainy 16mm.

Curious About British Art Show 9: Our Home Plymouth + The Personal History of David Copperfield

Wednesday 14th December 2022

We have been working with The Box and Compass Presents in creative workshops with Plymouth & Devon Racial Equality Council’s Women’s Collective to make a short film using archive and voice.


The Justice Files

Tuesday 13th December 2022

Beautifully written and produced by Time-Lock Productions, these entertaining and informative short films are about famous, remarkable English and Scottish cases from 1892 and 1932 that transformed the law around the world. The films will be introduc...

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