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NOW SHOWING

The Beast

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WED 19TH - THU 27TH JUNE

SAFAR Film Festival 2024

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SHOWING FROM SAT 22 JUN

Rosalie

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SUN 23 JUN 8PM

Oxford Pride presents: Priscilla Queen of the Desert

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COMING SOON

The Dead Don't Hurt

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WED 10TH JULY 6PM

Crossing + Director Q&A

Welcome to the Ultimate Picture Palace

The UPP is a community-owned cinema and Oxford’s only independent cinema. We show an eclectic mix of independent, mainstream, international, and classic films all in our cosy single-screen auditorium. Find us on the Cowley Road in East Oxford. 

What's on

Today (Monday 17th June)

18:00

Army of Shadows 12A
2h 25m | French w/ English subtitles
A group of French resistance fighters battle against the Nazis in German-controlled Marseilles as well as suspicion amongst their own ranks in Jean-Pierre Melville's gripping wartime thriller.

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21:00

Slow 15
1h 48m | Lithuanian w/ English subtitles
A dancer and a sign language interpreter redefine what intimacy means for their relationship when one of them reveals that they are asexual in this award-winning Lithuanian drama.

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Tomorrow (Tuesday 18th June)

20:30

The Beast 15
2h 27m | French w/ English subtitles
As a woman (Léa Seydoux) undergoes a procedure to rid her DNA of all feelings, she crosses paths with a man from her past lives. An ambitious dystopian sci-fi from acclaimed French filmmaker Bertrand Bonello.

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Coming soon

Small, Slow But Steady directed by Shô Miyake

In Flames

Showing from Friday 21st June
After the death of her grandmother, a young student struggles to keep her family and becomes haunted by visions of impending doom in Zarrar Kahn’s atmospheric debut. 

Mother and Son directed by Léonor Serraille

Rosalie

Showing from Saturday 22nd June
In 1870s France, a young woman with a secret is married off to an indebted barman for her dowry. Nadia Tereszkiewicz and Benoît Magimel star in Stéphanie Di Giusto’s heartfelt period romance.

The Super 8 Years directed by Annie Ernaux & David Ernaux-Briot

Sorcery

Showing from Friday 28th June
Inspired by real events, this eerie Chilean drama follows a young Indigenous girl’s quest for revenge against the foreman who attacked her father.

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SAFAR Film Festival 2024

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