Institute of Contemporary Arts
Next 7 days
Next 7 days
28 April – 9 July 2023
A monthly series foregrounding collective endeavour in the ICA Cinema, which becomes a space of experimentation, collaboration and exchange programmed over a weekend by an invited collective.
Celluloid Sunday: Madagascar Skin on 35mm
Sun, 11 June
The second feature by filmmaker Chris Newby centres upon the unlikely bond that develops between two strangers, starring John Hannah and Bernard Hill.
UK PREMIERE (Dis)Appear + Q&A
Sat, 17 June
A special presentation in partnership with The British Academy of the documentary, focusing on the most recent Argentine dictatorship.
SAFAR Film Festival
21 June – 5 July 2023
The UK’s largest festival of Arab cinema returns with releases from Palestine, Sudan, Saudi Arabia and Syria, plus its annual shorts programme exploring the festival theme A Journey Through Space and Time.
Answering the Sun + Q&A with Rainer Kohlberger
Sat, 24 June
A maximal, stroboscopic colour odyssey to the limits of human perception.
New releases available to stream for a fixed period
Return to Seoul
5 May – 8 June 2023
A woman visits Seoul for the first time since her adoption in Davy Chou’s acclaimed drama on self-discovery.
12 May – 10 June 2023
Set on a construction site on the banks of the Nile, this political fable follows Maher, a brickmaker working on a mysterious mud sculpture against the backdrop of the 2019 coup in Sudan.
The Eight Mountains
12 May – 7 June 2023
A sweeping adaptation of Paolo Cognetti’s novel which charts the lifelong friendship of two boys in a secluded Alpine village.
Nam June Paik: Moon Is The Oldest TV
19 May – 8 June 2023
A portrait of the life and work of the pioneering ‘Godfather of Video Art’.
Beau Is Afraid
19 May – 7 June 2023
A man embarks on an epic odyssey to get home to his mother in this bold and ingeniously depraved new film from writer/director Ari Aster.
26 May – 7 June 2023
Paul Schrader’s latest follows a meticulous horticulturist who seems to be hiding a troubled past.
3x Lynch: Inland Empire (4K Restoration)
26 May – 11 June 2023
David Lynch’s nightmarish vision of an actress losing her grip on reality is as striking as ever in this director-approved restoration.
3x Lynch: Eraserhead
28 May – 8 June 2023
David Lynch’s 1977 debut feature remains both a lasting cult sensation and a work of extraordinary craft and beauty.
2 – 15 June 2023
The feature debut from writer-director Carolina Cavalli is a playful character study of a young woman struggling to connect with those around her.
2 – 15 June 2023
In June 2017, 25-year-old Reality Winner is confronted at her Georgia home by the FBI. A cryptic conversation begins, and Reality’s life quickly begins to unravel.
Mad About The Boy: The Noël Coward Story
2 – 8 June 2023
The life and career of the British actor, playwright, screenwriter and songwriter is explored in this insightful documentary.
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