Beauty & the Beast

Opening on March 30

Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” is a live-action re-telling of the studio’s animated classic which refashions the classic characters from the tale as old as time for a contemporary audience, staying true to the original music while updating the score with several new songs. “Beauty and ... Read more

Their Finest

Opening on April 13

A British film crew attempts to boost morale during World War II by making a propaganda film after the Blitzkrieg. Read more

The Salesman

Opening on April 20

Winner of the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film. From Iranian master Asghar Farhadi: a violent incident rocks the marriage of two Tehran actors in this Cannes award winner for Best Actor and Best Screenplay. Read more

Viceroys House

Opening on May 11

In 1947, Lord Mountbatten assumes the post of last Viceroy, charged with handing India back to its people, living upstairs at the house which was the home of British rulers, whilst 500 Hindu, Muslim and Sikh servants lived downstairs. Read more

Roh: The Sleeping Beauty

Opening on April 9

Celebrate 70 years of The Royal Ballet’s landmark production of Petipa’s classic ballet and enter an enchanted world of princesses, fairy godmothers and magical spells, to glorious music by Tchaikovsky. Read more

Roh: Madama Butterfly

Opening on April 23

Antonio Pappano conducts an impressive cast led by Ermonela Jaho in Puccini’s deeply poignant opera. Read more

Fff Saint Amour

Opening on March 28

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Fff The Unknown Girl

Opening on March 28

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Fff Adama

Opening on March 29

Twelve-year-old Adama lives in a remote village in Western Africa. Beyond the cliffs, the World of Breaths can be found, where the Nassaras reign. One night, Samba, his older brother, disappears. Defying the laws of the elders, Adama decides to set out to find him. With the unwavering determinati... Read more

Fff Baden Baden

Opening on March 29

Ana, 26 years old, finishes a job she hates as runner on a big film shoot in Belgium. Instead of returning to London, she makes an impulsive decision to keep the production’s rental car and heads to Strasbourg, the town she grew up in. Once there, she gives herself a mission; to replace her gra... Read more

Fff Dark Diamond

Opening on March 29

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Fff In The Shadow Of Woman

Offensive Language

Pierre, a documentary filmmaker, works in partnership with his wife, Manon. They make films without a cent, but at least have each other. Pierre encounters Elisabeth, a beautiful intern at the film archive where he’s doing research on his latest documentary, a portrait of an elderly French resi... Read more

Fff Just To Be Sure

Opening on March 29

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Fff Max And Leon

Opening on March 29

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Fff Monsieur Chocolat

Opening on March 29

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Fff Penny Pinicher!

Opening on March 29

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Fff Planetarium

Sex scenes, nudity & drug use

Kate and Laura Barlow (Natalie Portman and Lily-Rose Depp), two sisters who have the ability to contact ghosts, have just completed a world tour. At the close of the 1930s, they enter Paris to perform as psychic mediums. There, in the city of light, they catch the eye of film producer Korben (Emm... Read more

Fff Two Friends

Opening on March 29

Equipped with a few items of clothing, a little bit of money, and a weapon, Diana Kramer (Emmanuelle Devos) leaves for Evian. Please visit the French Film Festival website for more information Read more

Fff A Decent Man

Opening on March 30

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Fff My Mommy Is In America And She Met Buffalo Bil

Opening on March 30

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Met Opera 2016-17 Season: Nabucco

Opening on March 30

Met Music Director James Levine conducts Verdi’s early drama of Ancient Babylon, Nabucco, with Plácido Domingo adding a new role to his repertory as the title character. Liudmyla Monastyrska sings the tour-de-force role of Abigaille, Nabucco’s willful daughter, with Jamie Barton as Fenena, R... Read more

Fff Ogres

Opening on March 31

Ogres plunges the audience into the vibrant and eccentric world of a troupe of travelling performers, who bring magic and hilarity along with them as they move from place to place. Please visit the French Film Festival website for more information Read more

Fff Julie & The Shoe Factory

Opening on April 1

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Fff Mercenary

Opening on April 1

Soane, a young man of Wallisian origin from New Caledonia defies his father's authority to go play rugby in France. Please visit the French Film Festival website for more information Read more

Fff Eternity

Opening on April 2

"More magical is impossible ... more beautiful is difficult" Elle Over four generations of women, from mothers to daughters, Train Anh Hung captures moments of existence, which form the chain of life. Please visit the French Film Festival websiteRead more

Fff Slack Bay

Violence & Content that may disturb

Summer 1910, Slack Bay in the North of France. Mysterious disappearances have thrown the region into turmoil. The improbable Inspector Machin and his shrewd assistant Malfoy carry out an investigation. Through no fault of their own, they find themselves at the centre of a strange and all-consumin... Read more

Fff Its Only The End Of The World

Opening on April 3

After a 12-year absense, Louis (Gaspard Ulliel), a writer suffering from a fatal illness, returns to his family to infomr them of his inevitable demise. Please visit the French Film Festival website for more information Read more

Fff Standing Tall

Opening on April 4

Abandoned by his mother at the age of 6, Malony is constantly in and out of juvenile court. Please visit the French Film Festival website for more information Read more

Fff Hope

Opening on April 6

While crossing the Sahara desert to get to Europe, Leonard, a young man from Cameroon, rescues Hope, a Nigerian woman. Please visit the French Film Festival website for more information Read more

Fff Le Doulos

Opening on April 6

The backstabbing criminals in the shadowy underworld of Jean-Pierre Melville's Le Doulos have only one guiding principle "Lie or Die" Please visit the French Film Festival website for more information Read more

NT Live: Hedda Gabler

Opening on April 6

“I’ve no talent for life.” Just married. Buried alive. Hedda longs to be free... Hedda and Tesman have just returned from their honeymoon and the relationship is already in trouble. Trapped but determined, Hedda tries to control those around her, only to see her own world unravel. Tony Awar... Read more

Fff A Kid

Opening on April 8

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Fff From The Land Of The Moon

Opening on April 9

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Fff A Journey Through French Cinema

Opening on April 12

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Met Opera 2016-17 Season: Romeo et Juliette

Opening on April 27

The electrifying team of Vittorio Grigolo and Diana Damrau reunites for a new production of Gounod’s opera based on the Shakespeare play. Damrau makes her role debut as Juliette in Bartlett Sher’s new production, conducted by Gianandrea Noseda. Elliot Madore sings Mercutio and Mikhail Petrenk... Read more

NT Live: Amadeus

Opening on May 11

Music. Power. Jealousy. Lucian Msamati (Luther, Game of Thrones, NT Live: The Comedy of Errors) plays Salieri in Peter Shaffer’s iconic play, broadcast live from the National Theatre, and with live orchestral accompaniment by Southbank Sinfonia. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, a rowdy young prodigy, a... Read more

Met Opera 2016-17 Season: Rusalka

Opening on May 18

Kristine Opolais stars in a new production of the opera that first won her international acclaim, Dvo?ák’s fairy-tale opera about the tragic water nymph Rusalka. Sir Mark Elder conducts Mary Zimmerman’s new staging, which also stars Brandon Jovanovich as the human prince who captures Rusalka... Read more

Met Opera 2016-17 Season: La Traviata

Opening on June 8

Sonya Yoncheva brings her acclaimed interpretation of the doomed courtesan Violetta Valéry to Live in HD audiences for the first time, opposite rising American tenor Michael Fabiano as her lover, Alfredo. Thomas Hampson sings one of his most acclaimed Met roles as Giorgio Germont, Alfredo’s di... Read more

NT Live: Twelfth Night

Opening on June 15

Tamsin Greig is Malvolia in a new twist on Shakespeare’s classic comedy of mistaken identity. A ship is wrecked on the rocks. Viola is washed ashore but her twin brother Sebastian is lost. Determined to survive on her own, she steps out to explore a new land. So begins a whirlwind of mistaken i... Read more

Met Opera 2016-17 Season: Idomeneo

Opening on June 29

James Levine conducts a rare Met revival of Mozart’s Idomeneo, set in the aftermath of the Trojan War. Jean-Pierre Ponnelle’s classic production, which has its first Met revival in over a decade this season, stars Matthew Polenzani in the title role. The cast also includes Elza van den Heever... Read more

Met Opera 2016-17 Season: Eugene Onegin

Opening on July 20

Anna Netrebko reprises one of her most acclaimed roles as Tatiana, the naïve heroine of Tchaikovsky’s opera, adapted from Pushkin’s classic novel. Dmitri Hvorostovsky stars as the title character, who rejects Tatiana’s love until it’s too late. Robin Ticciati, Music Director of Glyndebou... Read more