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A look at the life of Jiro Horikoshi, the man who designed Japanese fighter planes during World War II. Thursday the 6th and Friday the 7th of november - English language version Friday thet 14th of November - Japanese language with English subtitles

Two young girls, Satsuke and her younger sister Mei, move into a house in the country with their father to be closer to their hospitalized mother. Satsuke and Mei discover that the nearby forest is inhabited by magical creatures called Totoros (pronounced toe-toe-ro). They soon befriend these Totoros, and have several magical adventures. Japanese language with English subtitles

An old man makes a living by selling bamboo. One day, he finds a princess in a bamboo. The princess is only the size of a finger. Her name is Kaguya. When Kaguya grows up, 5 men from prestigious families propose to her. Kaguya asks the men to find memorable marriage gifts for her, but the 5 men are unable to find what Kaguya wants. Then, the Emperor of Japan proposes to her. Thursday 6th 6pm - ENGLISH language Sunday 9th 12pm - ENGLISH language Monday 10th 4pm - ENGLISH language Monday 17th 8.30pm - Japanese language with English subtitles

A podcaster travels to a remote house in Canada for an interview with an old man but winds up drugged, imprisoned and put in a walrus costume in this horror-comedy from writer/director Kevin Smith (Clerks). Stars Haley Joel Osment, Justin Long and Genesis Rodriguez. The film is based on a story developed on Smith's SModcast podcast as the first in a planned trilogy.

A group of explorers make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage. In Earth's future, a global crop blight and second Dust Bowl are slowly rendering the planet uninhabitable. Professor Brand (Michael Caine), a brilliant NASA physicist, is working on plans to save mankind by transporting Earth's population to a new home via a wormhole. But first, Brand must send former NASA pilot Cooper (Matthew McConaughey) and a team of researchers through the wormhole and across the galaxy to find out which of three planets could be mankind's new home.

With his wife`s disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it`s suspected that he may not be innocent.

Jake Gyllenhaal leads this Los Angeles-set drama as a devilishly persistent young man who, struggling for employment, barges into the underground world of freelance crime journalism. The directorial debut from screenwriter Dan Gilroy (The Bourne Legacy, Real Steel).

A young musician struggles to make it as a top jazz drummer.

A documentary on the late Vivian Maier, a nanny whose previously unknown cache of 100,000 photographs earned her a posthumous reputation as one the most accomplished street photographers.

UK gay and lesbian activists work to help miners during their lengthy strike of the National Union of Mineworkers in the summer of 1984.

The whole family is reunited when Sofia comes back for his father`s funeral. Quickly, inner problems are revealed.

A mistaken delivery in Mumbai`s famously efficient lunchbox delivery system connects a young housewife to an older man in the dusk of his life as they build a fantasy world together through notes in the lunchbox.

Saturday Night Live veterans Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig are brilliant as long-estranged twins who reunite in a crisis in this warm, often outrageously funny dramedy of late-30-something angst. Also starring Luke Wilson.

Aidan Bloom is a 35-year-old man who finds himself at major crossroads, which forces him to examine his life, his career, and his family.

The wife of a wealthy man is kidnapped, but he doesn`t want to pay her ransom. Jennifer Aniston plays Margaret “Mickey” Dawson, a loving, if-not naive housewife whose husband, Frank Dawson (Tim Robbins), has been embezzling millions for years and keeping the cash in off-shore accounts without her knowledge. Two career criminals, Louis Gara (John Hawkes) and Ordell Robbie (Mos Def), catch wind of his scam and figure if they hold Mickey for ransom, Frank would have no choice but to pay up a million dollars. Except, what they don’t plan on is that Frank’s head over heels for his sex-kitten mistress, Melanie (Isla Fisher), and doesn’t want his wife back.

Dynamite expert Allan Karlsson`s life, and the unlikely events following his escape from the old folk`s home on his 100th birthday.

After his tribe is slaughtered through an act of treachery, Hongi, a Maori chieftain's teenage son, must avenge his father's murder in order to bring peace and honor to the souls of his loved ones. Vastly outnumbered by a band of villains, Hongi's only hope is to pass through the feared and forbidden Dead Lands and forge an uneasy alliance with the mysterious Warrior, a ruthless fighter who has ruled the area for years.

Ken Loach's true-story drama, set in 1932 Ireland, about political firebrand and communist Jimmy Gralton who - upon returning from 10 years abroad - opens a dance hall for the youth to share ideas. Based on the stageplay by Donal O'Kelly. Nominated for the Palme d'Or, Cannes 2014.

An American inherits an apartment in Paris that comes with an unexpected resident.

Siddharth is the spellbinding and gorgeously wrought tale of one father`s journey across India in search of his son. Mehendra is a chain-wallah, eking out a living fixing zippers on the bustling streets of New Delhi. To ease his financial woes, he sends twelve-year-old Siddharth to work in a distant factory. When the boy doesn`t come home for the Diwali holiday, Mehendra and his wife Suman slowly begin to suspect that he was kidnapped by child traffickers. With few resources and no connections, Mehendra desperately travels to Punjab and Mumbai with the hope that whoever took Siddharth might return him unharmed. A powerful family drama both heart-rending and suspenseful, Siddharth won Best Film (and Best Director for Richie Mehta) at the South Asian International Film Festival and is an Official Selection of Human Rights Watch.

Kylie Bucknell is forced to return to the house she grew up in when the court places her on home detention. Her punishment is made all the more unbearable by the fact she has to live there with her mother Miriam - a well-intentioned blabbermouth who`s convinced that the house is haunted. Kylie dismisses Miriam`s superstitions as nothing more than a distraction from a life occupied by boiled vegetables & small-town gossip. However, when she too becomes privy to unsettling whispers & strange bumps in the night, she begins to wonder whether she`s inherited her overactive imagination, or if the house is in fact possessed by a hostile spirit who`s less than happy about the new living arrangement.

Bill Nighy and Carey Mulligan feature in the highly anticipated West End production of David Hare’s Skylight, directed by Stephen Daldry, broadcast live from London’s West End by National Theatre Live. On a bitterly cold London evening, schoolteacher Kyra Hollis (Carey Mulligan) receives an unexpected visit from her former lover, Tom Sergeant (Bill Nighy), a successful and charismatic restaurateur whose wife has recently died. As the evening progresses, the two attempt to rekindle their once passionate relationship only to find themselves locked in a dangerous battle of opposing ideologies and mutual desires. Bill Nighy, whose extensive film credits include Love Actually, Notes on a Scandal and The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and whose stage roles include Pravda and the world premiere of David Hare’s The Vertical Hour on Broadway, plays alongside Carey Mulligan (Inside Llewyn Davis, The Great Gatsby, An Education) who is making her West End stage debut, and Matthew Beard (An Education, One Day, The Look of Love). Skylight is directed by Academy Award®-nominated director Stephen Daldry, who recently directed the sell-out West End production of The Audience with Helen Mirren, which was also broadcast to cinemas by National Theatre Live. David Hare is the author of 29 plays for stage, including Plenty, Racing Demon, Amy’s View, Pravda (with Howard Brenton) and Stuff Happens. His many screenplays include The Hours and The Reader. Skylight was originally produced at the National Theatre in 1995, before transferring to the West End and Broadway, and won an Olivier Award for Best Play.

Shy, sensitive April is the class virgin, torn between an illicit flirtation with her soccer coach Mr. B and an unrequited crush on sweet stoner Teddy. Emily, meanwhile, offers sexual favors to every boy to cross her path - including both Teddy and his best friend Fred, a live wire without filters or boundaries. As one high school party bleeds into the next - and April and Teddy struggle to admit their mutual affection - Fred`s escalating recklessness starts to spiral into chaos.

Drama and reality combine in a fictitious 24 hours in the life of musician and international cultural icon Nick Cave. With startlingly frank insights and an intimate portrayal of the artistic process, the film examines what makes us who we are, and celebrates the transformative power of the creative spirit.

Rosie and Alex have been best friends since they were 5, so they couldn`t possibly be right for one another...or could they? When it comes to love, life and making the right choices, these two are their own worst enemies.

Love, science, sex, infidelity, disease and comedy, the wild, mostly true story of the irrepressible Annie Parker and the almost discovery of a cure for cancer.

The Dark Horse is an emotionally-charged and inspiring drama about a man who searches for the courage to lead, despite his own adversities - finding purpose and hope in passing on his gift to the children in his community.