Preview

Untouchable + Q&A

A special preview of this exceptional documentary about the rise and fall of studio mogul, Harvey Weinstein, who revolutionised the film industry in the 1990s. Sexual assault rumours have persisted for years, and in 2017, shocking details of his alleged behaviour saw the light of day, prompting the launch of the #MeToo movement.

Followed by a Q&A with two-time Academy Award-winning producer, Simon Chinn.

Thurs 22 Aug, 7pm, Picturehouse Central

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JT LeRoy

His first book Sarah, published in 1999, propelled young JT LeRoy to literary stardom. But more shocking than the topics LeRoy’s books explored was the truth behind them, finally exposed: LeRoy was a well-crafted persona created by Jewish Brooklynite Laura Albert and embodied by her boyfriend’s sister.

Sun 18 – Thu 22 August, JW3

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Skin

Jamie Bell is Bryon Widner, a young man raised by skinheads, who embarks on a near-impossible process of moving away from the community that shaped him. With the help of a black activist, Widner cleanses both body and soul – replacing hatred and white supremacist beliefs with love and acceptance.

Sun 25 – Thu 29 August, JW3

New On Demand

Kaddish for a Friend

We have four amazing new additions to our On Demand collection including the poignant and wryly funny film about an unlikely friendship between an 84-year-old Jewish veteran and a Palestinian teenager, Kaddish for a Friend. Other additions are: The Pickle Recipe,  Closer to the Moon and Wilfrid Israel: The Essential Link.

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