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All posts by James Russell

HIC recommends: THE COUNTY and RAMS

The final film of our April to June season was due to have been Icelandic director and screenwriter Grímur Hákonarson’s comedy drama THE COUNTY, set in a small dairy farming […]

BBC Radio Humberside feature – reunion films

On Friday 19 June one of our volunteers, Molly McNamara-Langton, had a chat with BBC Radio Humberside’s Sally Fairfax, in the latest of our semi-regular project working with the BBC […]

HIC recommends: DHEEPAN and LA HAINE

This week’s HIC film was due to have been LES MISÉRABLES, a French crime drama not based on the Victor Hugo novel, but set in the Paris suburb in which […]

HIC recommends: WHO YOU THINK I AM and CLOUDS OF SILS MARIA

This week’s HIC film was due to have been WHO YOU THINK I AM, a French-language drama based on the novel by Camille Laurens, adapted and directed by Safy Nebbou, […]

HIC recommends: WHY DON’T YOU JUST DIE! and ZOOLOGY

Our regular HIC recommends piece on films we had planned to screen this season took a break last week, so here’s the first of two updates this week. You lucky […]

HIC recommends: THE LAST TREE and FISH TANK

This week, we were due to show ROCKS, a British coming-of-age drama from director Sarah Gavron (SUFFRAGETTE, BRICK LANE). Set in London, it tells the story of Shola, also known […]

HIC recommends: BACURAU and NEIGHBORING SOUNDS

Continuing our series on the films we would have been showing this season, and connected films we recommend. This week we would have been screening Brazilian film BACURAU, a modern […]

BBC Radio Humberside feature – feelgood films

On Friday 15 May one of our Trustees, Ellie, had a chat with BBC Radio Humberside’s Burnsy, in the latest of our semi-regular project working with the BBC to recommend […]

HIC recommends: VIVARIUM and THE DOUBLE

This week’s film was scheduled to be VIVARIUM, a psychological mystery from Lorcan Finnegan, which tells the story of a young couple who find themselves trapped in a strange neighbourhood […]

HIC recommends: SON OF SAUL and BEING THERE

Our film this week was due to have been THE PAINTED BIRD, a Czech drama by Václav Marhoul based on the novel by Jerzy Kozinski. It tells the story of […]