Revived and restored from the world's archives.
Sixty years young, this British cartoon of George Orwell’s political ‘fairy story’ is still the most abiding adaptation of this powerful, cautionary tale for all ages.
This dramatic reconstruction of two decisive naval battles from the First World War is one of the finest films of the British silent era.
Judy Holliday sparkles in this award-winning, energetic and lively comedy drama based on the play by Garson Kanin.
A young mother is forced to take desperate measures when her son becomes seriously ill in this classic of Turkish cinema.
Watching Sayat Nova is “like opening a door and walking into another dimension, where time has stopped and beauty has been unleashed.” – Martin Scorsese
Newly restored, Robert Altman’s first theatrical adaptation – about a group of women holding a James Dean fan club reunion – is a cinematic tour de force.
The potency of this neglected pacifist classic is transformed by a magical range of stencilled colours juxtaposed with the bloody reality of war.
Exuberant swordplay and dramatic intrigue in the outlands: rediscover the poetic and kinetic cinema of King Hu, forerunner of the modern Chinese martial arts film.
Julie Christie stars as headstrong Bathsheba Everdene in John Schlesinger’s lyrical adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s epic, tragic love story.
In 1952, the Imperial War Museum acquired the incomplete rough-cut of an ambitious wartime documentary about the German concentration camps – this film has now been restored and completed.
Set during the Third Reich and its aftermath, this lyrical, harrowing tale of love and war is a neglected classic of New German cinema.
Joris Ivens and Marceline Loridan’s unique insight into the Chinese Cultural Revolution in new 2K digital restoration.
The most emotional silent film from Chinese cinema’s Golden Age features a devastating performance from Ruan Lingyu as a Shanghai prostitute.
Marlon Brando, Frank Sinatra and a magnificent cast of character actors bring Damon Runyon’s teeming underbelly of New York City to life.
Filmed over five years, Steve James’s classic documentary epic charts the fortunes of two boys hoping to make it as basketball stars.
Preservationist Mark Toscano will present a specially-curated selection of restored Los Angeles artists’ films from the Academy Film Archive.
Wyatt Earp tames Tombstone in John Ford’s stirring, poetic and visually stunning Western masterpiece.
A classic Howard Hawks aviation adventure, set around a ramshackle airstrip in South America. The pilots are terse in the face of death but love breaks through.
Revealed afresh in this remarkable Technicolor restoration, Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s musical phantasmagoria is the stuff of beautiful nightmares.
Unrivalled in its relentless vision of pure terror, Tobe Hooper’s horror masterpiece remains as brutal and horrific as it ever was.
Restored and 35mm transfer of Maria Klonaris and Katerina Thomadsaki’s Super8 investigation into the repressed feminine unconscious, screened in tribute to the late Klonaris.