Lola and the Sea15

Directed by Laurent Micheli | Belgium/France | 2021 | 1h 31m | French & Flemish w/ English subtitles | Starring Mya Bollares, Benoit Magimel, Sami Outalbali, Jeremy Zagba

An 18-year-old transgender girl living in a foster home learns about the death of her mother and decides to fulfil her mother’s final wish by reuniting with her estranged and dismissive father. Mya Bollaers makes her stunning and award-winning acting debut in this tender exploration of family relationships and identity.

Reviews

‘The message of this feature is that relationships and acceptance are not easy journeys.’
★★★★★
Mae Trumata, The Upcoming

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Today (Monday 22nd April)

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A Year in a Field 12A
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Tomorrow (Tuesday 23rd April)

18:15

Days of Heaven 12A
1h 34m
Widely regarded as one of the most beautifully shot movies in American cinema history, Terrence Malick's timeless American idyll set in early 20th-century America has been recently restored in 4K.

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20:30

Io Capitano 15
2h 2m | Arabic, French & Wolof w/ English subtitles
Deeply emotional and humane drama, based on firsthand testimonies, exploring the hope, heartbreak, and harsh realities of migrant experiences. Nominated for Best International Feature at this year’s Oscars.

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