Perth & Kinross
BATTLE MOUNTAIN: GRAEME OBREE’S STORY
The portrait of a Scottish sports legend, exploring the fragility of the mind and the mental strength required to break world records. Weaving archive footage, interviews and personal testimony, as well as the reality of building and racing bikes, the film sees Obree fighting his demons and finding the will to succeed.
Documenting one of Northern Ireland's greatest ever sportsmen during his last racing season, Being AP is a fascinating mix of sacrifice, doubt, decisions, triumphs and failures. This is not just a story about racing, it’s about universal themes, recognisable to the widest audience.
DRIVING MISS DAISY
Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Alfred Uhry, Driving Miss Daisy affectionately covers the 25-year relationship between a wealthy, strong-willed Southern matron and her equally indomitable black chauffeur.
LA LA LAND
Sebastian and Mia are drawn together by their common desire to do what they love. But as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart.
The inspirational story of Owen Suskind, a young man who was unable to speak as a child until he and his family discovered a unique way to communicate by immersing themselves in the world of classic Disney animated films.
Roger Ross Williams | USA | 2016 | 92m | PG
A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on a train and ends up on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of miles from home. After surviving many challenges, he is adopted by a couple in Australia. 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.
MANCHESTER BY THE SEA
After his brother dies, an uncle is obliged to return home to care for his nephew but finds himself having to face up to his own personal issues, along with his new responsibilities. Revisiting the painful events that caused him to leave Manchester, he struggles to reconcile himself with his past.
SEXISM & MENTAL HEALTH: DROP-IN WORKSHOP FOR WOMEN*
Facilitated by theatre maker Julia Taudevin and Dr Iris Elliott, head of policy and research for the Mental Health Foundation, this drop-in workshop is a safe space for sharing and hearing experiences of the impact of sexist policy on our mental health.
Hope Dickson Leach’s excellent debut feature is a superbly shot and piercingly acted realist tragedy. When Clover Catto receives a call telling her that her younger brother Harry is dead, she must return to her family farm and face the man she hasn't spoken to in years: her father Aubrey.
An epic drama that follows the incredible life of Olympian and war hero Louis "Louie" Zamperini, who, along with two other crewmen, survived in a raft for 47 days after a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, only to be caught by the Japanese Navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp.