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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:

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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... 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 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

This documentary took 10 years to make, but it was well worth the wait!  Ursula K Le Guin, mostly known for her speculative fiction novels such as A Wizard of Earthsea and The Left Hand of Darkness, defiantly held her ground on the margins of literature until the sheer excellence of her work, at long last, forced the mainstream to embrace fantastic literature. She was spiky, rebellious and engaging, and quick to see how fiction could be used to attack barriers and process major societal... 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

Says the Hollywood Reporter:  "Capturing the grueling quotidian [lives] of Syrian exiles working on a construction site in Beirut, Ziad Kalthoum’s Taste of Cement shows how the affects of war can be felt in the very fabric of the places we build and inhabit. Not much actually happens in the movie, and beyond an occasional voiceover there is hardly any dialogue, yet the director skillfully uses images and sound to plunge us into lives disrupted by years of conflict, revealing a... More info

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