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Treasures

Revived and restored from the world's archives.

Animal Farm Animal Farm

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.

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The Battles of Coronel and Falkland Islands The Battles of Coronel and Falkland Islands

This dramatic reconstruction of two decisive naval battles from the First World War is one of the finest films of the British silent era.

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Born Yesterday Born Yesterday

Judy Holliday sparkles in this award-winning, energetic and lively comedy drama based on the play by Garson Kanin.

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The Bride The Bride

A young mother is forced to take desperate measures when her son becomes seriously ill in this classic of Turkish cinema.

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The Colour of Pomegranates The Colour of Pomegranates

Watching Sayat Nova is “like opening a door and walking into another dimension, where time has stopped and beauty has been unleashed.” – Martin Scorsese

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Come Back to the Five & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean Come Back to the Five & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean

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.

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Damn the War! Damn the War!

The potency of this neglected pacifist classic is transformed by a magical range of stencilled colours juxtaposed with the bloody reality of war.

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Dragon Inn Dragon Inn

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.

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Far from the Madding Crowd Far from the Madding Crowd

Julie Christie stars as headstrong Bathsheba Everdene in John Schlesinger’s lyrical adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s epic, tragic love story.

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German Concentration Camps Factual Survey German Concentration Camps Factual Survey

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.

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Germany Pale Mother Germany Pale Mother

Set during the Third Reich and its aftermath, this lyrical, harrowing tale of love and war is a neglected classic of New German cinema.

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Glance on a Revolution: Foolish Old Man who Removed the Mountains Glance on a Revolution: Foolish Old Man who Removed the Mountains

Joris Ivens and Marceline Loridan’s unique insight into the Chinese Cultural Revolution in new 2K digital restoration.

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The Goddess The Goddess

The most emotional silent film from Chinese cinema’s Golden Age features a devastating performance from Ruan Lingyu as a Shanghai prostitute.

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Guys and Dolls Guys and Dolls

Marlon Brando, Frank Sinatra and a magnificent cast of character actors bring Damon Runyon’s teeming underbelly of New York City to life.

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Hoop Dreams Hoop Dreams

Filmed over five years, Steve James’s classic documentary epic charts the fortunes of two boys hoping to make it as basketball stars.

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Meditations from our Lady of the Angels Meditations from our Lady of the Angels

Preservationist Mark Toscano will present a specially-curated selection of restored Los Angeles artists’ films from the Academy Film Archive.

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My Darling Clementine My Darling Clementine

Wyatt Earp tames Tombstone in John Ford’s stirring, poetic and visually stunning Western masterpiece.

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Only Angels Have Wings Only Angels Have Wings

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.

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The Tales of Hoffmann The Tales of Hoffmann

Revealed afresh in this remarkable Technicolor restoration, Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s musical phantasmagoria is the stuff of beautiful nightmares.

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The Texas Chain Saw Massacre The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

Unrivalled in its relentless vision of pure terror, Tobe Hooper’s horror masterpiece remains as brutal and horrific as it ever was.

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Tribute to Maria Klonaris 1950-2014 Tribute to Maria Klonaris 1950-2014

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.

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Why Be Good? Why Be Good?

Colleen Moore in a romantic comedy with a soundtrack full of hot jazz and twenties dance music, featuring period greats such as Jimmy Dorsey.

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