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Context.  Insight and insider knowledge.  Debate and discussion.

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:

The monks of Leicestershire's Mount St Bernard Abbey are an aging community of 25 men who have turned their backs on consumer society to focus on spirituality.  Although mindfulness of God and fraternal communion are the rules of the order, they must still evolve in order to preserve their ages-old way of life.  Currently the order is changing from dairy farming to brewing as they aim to produce the first UK-brewed Trappist beer.  The stakes are high; if their historic... More info

Motivated by concerns about the planet his 4 year old daughter will inherit when she's 21, filmmaker Damon Gameau embarked on a global journey to see what the future holds. Benefiting from his skill to turn complex ideas into accessible chunks, Gameau talks with innovators and changemakers working in the areas of economics, technology, civil society, agriculture, education and sustainability. He draws on their expertise to identify the best solutions available to us now; ways to improve the... More info

In African homes across the world a benign textile lies unassuming and taken for granted. With a multitude of names from ‘Dutch Wax’ to ‘Liputa' and ‘Kitenge’ to ‘Ankara’ this textile has become an important part of African cultures across the diaspora, a symbol of strength and identity in the face of oppression.

Surprised to learn from her Nigerian grandmother that ‘traditional’ African wax printed fabrics were a colonial invention made in the UK and Holland, Aiwan Obinyan set out... More info

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