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We delight in bringing you ‘added value’ screenings, with the chance to see more, learn more, and discuss further. 

The Lexi is the perfect venue for intimate Q&As and panel discussions.   Our guests love the place, and they also appreciate that our audiences tend to know their stuff and ask intelligent, original and entertaining questions!   In addtion to our own on-site Q&As we regularly broadcast live-by-satellite Q&As and introductions.

Coming up, for your consideration:

Join us at your neighbourhood film school, where the UK’s top film critics from The Observer, BBC Radio 4, The New Statesman, Sight & Sound and more head up to NW10 to bring you a programme of lost gems, under-rated masterpieces and world cinema classics.

Winner of both the Best Director and Best Actress prizes at the 2000 Cesar French film awards, this quietly devastating drama from 8 Women director Francois Ozon features a career-best performance... More info

After nearly forty years of marriage, Joan and Joe Castleman (Glenn Close and Jonathan Pryce) are complements. Where Joe is casual, Joan is elegant. Where Joe is vain, Joan is self-effacing. And where Joe enjoys his very public role as Great American Novelist, Joan pours her considerable intellect, grace, charm, and diplomacy into the private role of Great Man's Wife. When Joe wins the Nobel Prize for his acclaimed and prolific body of work, the carefully established dynamic of their... More info

Join us at your neighbourhood film school, where the UK’s top film critics from The Observer, BBC Radio 4, The New Statesman, Sight & Sound and more head up to NW10 to bring you a programme of lost gems, under-rated masterpieces and world cinema classics.

One of the key works of black British cinema, photographer Horace Ove’s debut feature follows Tony, the child of Trinidadian immigrants, as he navigates the complex cultural landscapes of crumbling mid-70s... More info

We are proud to premiere this documentary, made down the road, in Ladbroke Grove.  The film examines the destiny and legacy of those who came from the Caribbean to London between 1950s and 80s, and is followed by a Q&A.  The film also ties in with the work of Enid Richardson, up in our Gallery.

Reggae legend Jimmy Cliff plays an aspiring young singer who leaves his rural village to make a name for himself. Robbed of his possessions on his first day in town, he finds work with a self-righteous, bullying preacher and an unscrupulous music mogul who exploits naïve hopefuls. In desperation the simple country boy turns outlaw, and his dream of stardom soon becomes a reality as he rises to the top of the pop charts - and the most-wanted lists. It's "rough 'n ready but also rather... More info

Pili lives in rural Tanzania, working the fields for less than $2 a day, struggling to feed her two children and manage her HIV+ status in secret. When she is offered the chance to rent a sought-after market stall Pili is desperate to take it, but the shortness of time to get the deposit together forces her to make difficult decisions with ever-deepening consequences.  How much will she risk to change her life?

Pili is the first ever social realist feature film to... More info

Join us at your neighbourhood film school, where the UK’s top film critics from The Observer, BBC Radio 4, The New Statesman, Sight & Sound and more head up to NW10 to bring you a programme of lost gems, under-rated masterpieces and world cinema classics.

A fun, frothy, female-fronted screwball comedy co-written by the legendary Billy Wilder, Midnight stars Claudette Colbert as an American showgirl washed up in Paris who tangles with a wealthy man.

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We toast film and friendship with this utterly unique, enduringly rich and strange romantic fantasia made in 1946, made in a combination of glorious Technicolor (for Earth) and lustrous black and white (in Heaven). A British wartime aviator (David Niven) who cheats death must argue for his life before a celestial court. 

“A Matter of Life and Death is the utterly unique, enduringly rich and strange romantic fantasia from Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger.”  ★★★★★... More info

Join us at your neighbourhood film school, where the UK’s top film critics from The Observer, BBC Radio 4, The New Statesman, Sight & Sound and more head up to NW10 to bring you a programme of lost gems, under-rated masterpieces and world cinema classics.

Francis Ford Coppola’s lurid, trangressive and achingly romantic take on the Dracula legend takes equal inspiration from Dario Argento and Gustav Klimt. The result is weird, wild and unforgettable.

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Join us at your neighbourhood film school, where the UK’s top film critics from The Observer, BBC Radio 4, The New Statesman, Sight & Sound and more head up to NW10 to bring you a programme of lost gems, under-rated masterpieces and world cinema classics.

A masterpiece of the French New Wave, Agnes Varda’s  tale of a woman confronting her own mortality has all the stylistic boldness and modernist flourish of Breathless and The 400 Blows, but with a whole... More info

Join us at your neighbourhood film school, where the UK’s top film critics from The Observer, BBC Radio 4, The New Statesman, Sight & Sound and more head up to NW10 to bring you a programme of lost gems, under-rated masterpieces and world cinema classics.

The first film directed by a gay black woman, this funny, frank and incisive indie explores black women’s roles in cinema through the story of Cheryl, a video store worker who decides to make her own movie.... More info

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